Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010
Ozzie Guillen back on FOX World Series crew, Cora continues interviewing
While White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen will once again serve as an analyst for Fox Sports during the World Series, his bench coach, Joey Cora, has taken the next step towards becoming Brewers manager.
On the same day Joey Cora met with Milwaukee owner Mark Attansio to discuss the Brewers' vacant managerial position, Guillen was hired for the second consecutive season to serve as an analyst on the FOX pregame and postgame shows for the World Series with Chris Rose and Eric Karros.
Cora is one of four finalists to be the next Brewers manager. He met with general manager Doug Melvin last week. (chicagobreakingsports.com)
Bulls eyeing Eastern Conference Championship?
With all the new additions to the Chicago Bulls--including first-year head coach Tom Thibodeau--the team is gearing up for a run at the Eastern Conference title.
They will have to go through the new powerhouse in Miami, as well as the Boston Celtics and Orlando Magic, two very solid and successful teams. But, as Chicago star point guard Derrick Rose says in the story from thonline.com, don't count the Bulls out. (thonline.com)
Age may be catching up to Urlacher
Bears superstar linebacker Brian Urlacher, now 33, is dealing with playing in the NFL at such an advanced age, and his play may be suffering.
Urlacher missed all last season with a wrist injury and has a few nagging injuries right now that could be hindering his play. He recorded 33 tackles in the season's first three games, but had just 18 tackles in the three games after. (Chicago Sun-Times)
Noah returns to practice
Bulls center Joakim Noah made his return to practice after missing the final two preseason games with the flu and is gearing up for the regular season opener Wednesday.
"I didn't feel great, but I got through it," Noah said. "I'm not 100 percent. But I'm feeling better and we got a couple days. I'm very excited for the season to start." (Chicago Tribune)
Blackhawks reassign Brophey to Rockford
Forward Evan Brophey was reassigned by the team to Rockford of the AHL Sunday after making his NHL debut with the Hawks Saturday. He was just up to fill in for an injured Tomas Kopecky, who was battling an upper-body injury. (Chicago Tribune)
Will the Heat match the '95-96 Bulls 72-10 record?
No, according to Bob Matthews on DemocratAndChronicle.com, who previews the NBA season. Matthews believes it looks like the record is safe for at least another year. (DemocratAndChronicle.com)
Ex-Hawk Burish apologizes for his video game performance
Adam Burish, who played for the Hawks last year in their Stanley Cup Championship season, made a public apology to a fan who was playing NHL 11 from EA Sports and was apparently unable to score because of Burish's character in the game. (Chicago Tribune)