Matt Nagy was named the 2018 NFL Coach of the Year, the Blackhawks reportedly asked Brent Seabrook if he would be willing to waive his no-movement clause and the Bulls are reportedly open to listening to trade offers for most players on their roster. Here's what you might have missed from the weekend in Chicago sports:
Matt Nagy enjoyed a successful debut season in Chicago and put the NFL on notice. Saturday, Nagy was named the 2018 Coach of the Year at the NFL Honors following a 12-4 season and division championship. Former defensive coordinator Vic Fangio was named the AP NFL Assistant Coach of the Year on Saturday as well.
While the 2018 NFL season just ended, it's not too early to look ahead to 2019. According to a report, the Bears and Packers will play in the NFL's 2019 Thursday Kickoff Game in Chicago. 2019 is the NFL's 100th season and the Bears-Packers rivalry is the league's oldest.
Former Bear and Packer Julius Peppers announced his retirement on Friday after a 17-year career.
Bears super-fan Don Wachter, aka "Bearman," was one of three fans elected into the "Hall of Fans" over the weekend.
According to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman, the Blackhawks asked defenseman Brent Seabrook if he'd be willing to waive his no-movement clause. Seabrook respectfully declined, though no trade was guaranteed had he said yes.
On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Slavko Bekovic and Charlie Roumeliotis discuss their trip to Rockford, where they caught up with several Blackhawks prospects.
According to ESPN's Zach Lowe, the Bulls will listen to trade offers for anyone other than Lauri Markkanen and Wendell Carter Jr. The NBA trade deadline is Feb. 7.
The Bulls made several moves on Friday, acquiring forward Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot from the Thunder for a second round draft pick. In a corresponding move, the Bulls waived forward Carmelo Anthony 11 days after acquiring him.
On the latest Bulls Outsiders Podcast, Matt Peck, David Watson, and John Sabine react to the Bulls 125-118 loss in Charlotte and the report that the team is open to trading Zach LaVine and Kris Dunn.
The Cubs made another low-key addition to their bullpen in former Rangers reliever Tony Barnette. Plus, Michael Kopech is optimistic about his Tommy John surgery recovery and future with the White Sox.