Sunday, March 27, 2011
Posted 5:43 p.m. Updated 10:03 p.m.
Phillips willing to share records
Bears president Ted Phillips is willing to share Chicago's financial records with the players' union, saying that the franchise has nothing to hide.
If the league feels, to get a deal done, they need to release financials, were on board, Phillips told Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times. Im actually proud of how we operate our club. We think we do a good job, revenue-wise and expense wise. (footballnewsnow.com)
The case against Rose for MVP
In Dan Le Batard's column on Sunday, the writer compares Derrick Rose to Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook and argues that while the two have similar numbers, the only reason Rose is being considered for MVP is due to the fact that Rose and the Bulls are exceeding expectations.
He goes on to suggest that the Bulls offense is only mediocre which allows Rose to be the best player in it, while he's arguably the least important piece of their NBA-best defense. (miamiherald.com)
Garcia beats out Colon for Yankees starting rotation
The Yankees have set their starting pitching rotation, announcing that former White Sox starter Freddy Garcia will be the No. 5, edging out another former White Sox starter, Bartolo Colon.
The 35-year-old Garcia had a 5.93 ERA in four Grapefruit League starts spanning 13 2.3 innings, while Colon had a 2.40 ERA in 15 innings. However, New York manager Joe Girardi acknowledged that Garcia was the favorite from the beginning since Colon has not pitched in the Majors since 2009. (mlb.com)
Zbikowski wins by unanimous decision
Baltimore Ravens safety and Buffalo Grove High School almuni Tom Zbikowski delivered several brutal punches en rout to a unanimous decision win over a bloody Caleb Grummet on Saturday night. (chicagotribune.com)