Jack Cassidy is the managing editor of the Champaign Room, an alum of the University of Illinois, and a Chicago resident. Living and dying with the Illini builds more characters than digging holes.
Wide receiver Brandon Marshall gave head coach Lovie Smith his support on Sunday following the Bears' elimination from postseason contention.
The Chicago Bulls picked up a split this past weekend on the road against the New York Knicks and Atlanta Hawks.
The Chicago Bulls face the Houston Rockets on Christmas and the Indiana Pacers the following day.
The Chicago Bears do not control their own destiny but can greatly improve their playoff chances with a win against the Detroit Lions in Week 17.
Despite his recent and historical struggles as he approaches the postseason, the Chicago Bears have no choice but to rely on Jay Cutler in their final two games.
Chicago Cubs outfield prospect Dave Sappelt is swinging a hot bat in the Venezuelan Winter League.
The Chicago Bulls played only one game this past weekend, and they took care of business, defeating the Brooklyn Nets, 83-82.
Northern Illinois and Nebraska have agreed to a three-year football series, according to reports.
The Chicago Bulls move up to No. 9, jumping the Brooklyn Nets, in SB Nation's latest NBA power rankings.