Category: WSCR

Theo Epstein: “You Can’t Rush Young Players”

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

In 2011, Theo Epstein arrived in Chicago. He came with the Boston glow on him and was looked at as one of the top, young front-office people in the game of baseball. Epstein was given a difficult task. It was his job to turn the franchise around and do it with ...

Chris Collins: “It’s Time for Me to Blaze My Own Trail”

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

Chris Collins has had the opportunity to learn from some very good basketball minds. He is the son of NBA coach Doug Collins. And he spent a number of years as Mike Krzyzewski's assistant at Duke. Now Collins will be on his own. The longtime Duke assistant was introduced as ...

Illinois Coach John Groce Says the Team Has Already Met the Goal the Seniors Set This Season

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

The first season at Illinois for John Groce could not have started any better. His Illini won 14 of their first 16 games, including wins over Butler, Gonzaga and Ohio State. After that rapid start, the schedule got tougher and the Illini quickly came crashing back down. Finishing 22-12, with a ...

Charles Tillman Says He is Hurting Over the Bears Firing Lovie Smith

Friday, January 4th, 2013

The NFL is very much a "what have you done for me lately?" business and Lovie Smith learned that the hard way. After a late season collapse that caused the Chicago Bears to finish 10-6 and miss the playoffs for the fifth time in the last six years, the Bears ...

Danieal Manning on the Reaction to His Handshake with Brian Urlacher: “It blows my mind”

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

After the Houston Texans embarrassing performance earlier this season on Sunday Night Football against the Green Bay Packers, the Texans needed to show something this past weekend. They did just that against the Chicago Bears. On a rainy, windy night, Houston beat Chicago at their own game. Led by a ...

Brandon Marshall Is Maturing On And Off The Field, Believes Bears Have Established Their Identity

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

The Brandon Marshall you are seeing line up for the Chicago Bears on Sundays is very different from the one you saw on the Denver Broncos and Miami Dolphins. He even admits to it. The game was completely different for the wide receiver five years ago and having Borderline Personality Disorder ...

Adam Dunn Is Determined to Put 2011 in the Rearview Mirror

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

After getting signed to a big contract last offseason by the Chicago White Sox, there were high expectations that Adam Dunn was going to provide the Sox with a big bat in the middle of the lineup. Things didn’t work out that way. In fact, Dunn’s streak of 30-plus home ...

Brian Urlacher on Jay Cutler: “When he has protection there is no one better in the game”

Friday, November 11th, 2011

The Chicago Bears got off to a rough start this season in defense of their division crown. The Bears were 2-3 following a loss against division rival Detroit. They were looking for answers and they were looking up at two teams in their own division. Since the slow start, Chicago ...

Mark Madden On the Penn State Scandal’s Newest Rumor: “The story is the Second Mile pimped out young boys to wealthy donors.”

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

The child sex abuse scandal at Penn State is heinous, it’s disgusting, and it’s something that I will never be able to forget. There are so many people guilty of not doing enough, there are so many questions that still remain, and the real story is about the children who ...

Michael Stillman Plans to Turn the Field of Dreams Into a Premier Baseball and Softball Facility

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

“If you build it they will come.” That is the most recognizable quote from the movie “Field of Dreams.” Back in 1989 Universal Studios built a baseball diamond on an Iowa farm. That farm became an extremely recognizable landmark and turned into a tourist attraction that has brought people from ...