The Loop Sports: Top Stories of the Week, 1/16-1/22

Start your Sunday morning off by catching up with the happenings around the Chicago sports landscape with the most read stories on The Loop Sports this week.

Credit: Brett Duke,
Credit: Brett Duke,

White Sox: Prospect Profile, #15 Jameson Fisher

Patrick Flowers, TLS Managing Editor: We begin our daily countdown of the top prospects across the Chicago baseball landscape with Chicago White Sox prospect Jameson Fisher. Fisher, 23, was drafted by the White Sox in last June’s Major League Baseball Draft in the fourth round, out of Southeastern Louisiana University, in Hammond, LA. Fisher was originally drafted by the Cubs … Continue reading

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Source: Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images North America

Chicago Sports Roundtable: Baseball Hall of Fame Talk, How Many Games will the Cubs Win in 2017?

TLS Staff: Join the “TLS” writers in a roundtable discussion every Monday on The Loop Sports! This Week we talk about which Chicago baseball player has the best chance at becoming a future Hall of Famer, and ask how many games the Cubs will win in 2017. The Loop Sports Staff Roundtable for the week of January … Continue reading

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Source: Rob Carr/Getty Images North America

Bulls: Examining the Potential of a Trade for DeMarcus Cousins

Benjamin Davis, TLS Cubs, Bull Columnist: Poetry often offers parallels with real life. In the case of the Chicago Bulls, Robert Frost offers a key insight. “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” There are two distinct roads that the Bulls, mired in mediocrity at this … Continue reading

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White Sox: 2017 Bullpen Preview

Tim Moran, TLS White Sox, Bulls Columnist: In recent years, the issue for the White Sox has been their hitting, while their starting rotation has been their strong suit. But what about that other group? Yes, that one-the underrated unit that often can make or break a team, the bullpen. Possibly not talked about as much because it’s been so average, it’s … Continue reading

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Source: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images North America

Cubs: 2017 Bullpen Preview

Matt Grabianski, TLS Cubs Columnist:  The bullpen was a huge force in helping the Cubs win the World Series, but after quite a few departures, how will it look in 2017? Baseball is a constantly evolving game, and as it evolves, so does the way that players are used. The bullpen especially, has seen many changes in recent years, most … Continue reading



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