Social media has changed the way sports information is filtered out to the masses and it's always fascinating to see how it affects players finding out their own future.
It was a whirlwind of a year in the Chicago sports world.
The NFL has gravitated over recent years toward use of search firms in hirings of coaches and, in particular, general managers.
When the Cubs were courting David Ross in free agency, people were quick to throw out the phrase "Jon Lester's personal catcher" when describing the veteran.
The Cubs have been very active on the waiver wire during the holiday season.