Word on the Street: Where's Williams?

Word on the Street: Where's Williams?

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011
CSNChicago.comWhere's Williams?Wide receiver Earl Bennett is out for Sunday's game with a chest injury. The Bears need Roy Williams to step in and step up. Williams could be part of a dynamic duo on Sunday with Dane Sanzenbacher. Sanzenbacher seems to be able to adapt well to any situation. Williams said he feels no pressure going into Sunday's game against the Packers.(Chicago Tribune)M.J. is still balling
Michael Jordan made 30.1 million in the 1996-97 season and 33.1 million in the season after that. After his basketball career, Jordan has managed to bring in 60 million annually. He's maintained a good work ethic and having a clean lifestyle doesn't hurt, either. (ProBasketball Talk)Guillen talks about the futureWhite Sox coach Ozzie Guillen asked for an extension on his contract with the understanding that he could be turned down. General manager Ken Williams said there will be enough time to talk about Guillen's position. Williams also may have insinuated Mark Buehrle's time may be done on the South Side when he said it's possible the Sox won't be adding to the payroll next season. (Chicago Sun Times) MLB will most likely add Wild CardIf the MLB adds one Wild Card team in each league, then one game playoffs will be held to decide which team goes to the Divisional Series. The new system will begin prior to 2013 at the latest. The MLB also reportedly wants 15 team leagues. (Hardball Talk)

Preview: Cubs try for two in a row at Reds tonight on CSN

Preview: Cubs try for two in a row at Reds tonight on CSN

The Cubs take on the Reds on Tuesday night, and you can catch all the action on Comcast SportsNet. Coverage begins at 6 p.m.

Catch first pitch with Len Kasper and Jim Deshaies. Be sure to stick around after the final out to get analysis and player reaction on Cubs Postgame Live.

Tonight's starting pitching matchup: Jon Lester (9-3, 2.10 ERA) vs. John Lamb (1-4, 4.78)

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Preview: White Sox­-Twins tonight on CSN+

Preview: White Sox­-Twins tonight on CSN+

The White Sox take on the Twins on Tuesday night, and you can catch all the action on CSN+. Coverage begins with White Sox Pregame Live at 6:30 p.m.

Be sure to stick around after the final out to get analysis and player reaction on White Sox Postgame Live.

Tonight's starting pitching matchup: Jose Quintana (5-7, 3.04 ERA) vs. Kyle Gibson (0-5, 6.05 ERA).

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What's the next move for the Blackhawks?

What's the next move for the Blackhawks?

When the Blackhawks traded Andrew Shaw it meant the team gave up a key player, but also got essential breathing room under the NHL's hard salary cap.

While losing Shaw is a blow, the team netted draft picks and salary cap relief. The move came just after Bryan Bickell and Teuvo Teravainen were traded for a pair of draft picks.

CSN Chicago's Blackhawks Insider Tracey Myers went on SportsTalk Live to talk about the Blackhawks' recent moves and what's ahead in the video above.

The question now becomes what's next? The Blackhawks have holes to fill heading into the season and now do have some room under the salary cap.

Myers said adding a veteran defenseman is arguably the top priority and Brian Campbell and Andrew Ladd are mentioned as possibilities.

How the Blackhawks will replace Shaw specifically will be tough. Recently signed prospects Tyler Motte and Nick Schmaltz could help to add some depth, but it's hard to rely on those players right away.

Watch the video above to see the full discussion of what the Blackhawks can and should still do in the rest of the offseason.