Ryan Taylor

Digital Content Producer for NBC Sports Chicago

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  • NFL News 3 hours ago

    Here are all the PFF ratings for Bears starters ahead of the 2024 NFL season

    Pro Football Focus has slowly released its ratings for the 2024 NFL season. And they finally released the ratings for each projected starter on every NFL team. As a team, PFF ranks the Bears as the 20th-best team in the NFL. They answered key questions about the Bears’ season, too, including their projection that the Bears will win less than…

  • Rome Odunze 4 hours ago

    Here's what Bears were willing to trade in 2024 NFL Draft to get Rome Odunze

    Bears GM Ryan Poles was getting antsy as their No. 9 pick in the 2024 NFL Draft crept closer with every player yanked off the draft board. Poles had his guy in mind. He wanted Rome Odunze. And after the draft, he told the media that assistant GM Ian Cunningham was integral in keeping him from making a trade to…

  • MLB News 6 hours ago

    White Sox return Tommy Pham from injured list, make 3 other roster moves

    The White Sox made four roster moves on Friday, headlined by returning Tommy Pham from his rehab assignment in the Arizona Complex League. They also selected right-handed pitcher Chad Kuhl from Triple-A Charlotte. They optioned both outfielder Zach DeLoach and reliever Jordan Leasure. Pham hit the injured list on June 4 with an ankle sprain. Two days before, he got…

  • Jordan Wicks 6 hours ago

    Jordan Wicks leaves Friday's game with right oblique discomfort: Reports

    Cubs starter Jordan Wicks left Friday’s game against the Cardinals in the second inning with right oblique discomfort, the team announced to reporters. Kyle Hendricks came out of the bullpen to relieve Wicks. Wicks got 28 pitches into Friday’s game before exiting. He officially ended up having pitched 1.2 innings, allowing two hits and zero runs while striking out two…

  • MLB News 7 hours ago

    Astros release former White Sox MVP Jose Abreu

    The Astros announced Friday they released former White Sox 2020 MVP Jose Abreu. Abreu, 37, is undoubtedly going through the worst season in his professional career in Houston this season. The former MVP is hitting .124 from 113 at-bats this season. He’s played in 35 games this season, recording just two home runs and seven RBIs. The Astros will eat…

  • Shota Imanaga 7 hours ago

    Why Shōta Imanaga's locker has name Mike Imanaga II on it

    Cubs starter Shōta Imanaga’s locker plate didn’t read his name at the Friendly Confines on Friday ahead of the team’s series against the Cardinals. It read “Mike Imanaga II.” Why? Mike is the alias Shōta uses to get his coffee order because it’s easier for him to use that name than his own. And what about the “II”? “It...

  • Michael Kopech 8 hours ago

    Garrett Crochet-Michael Kopech trade package? New report hints at the possibility

    A recent report from The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal suggested the Padres lately showed strong interest in White Sox starter Garrett Crochet. Rosenthal now reveals Padres GM A.J. Preller is also steadfast in acquiring a stalwart right-handed reliever. He suggests a full trade package with the White Sox might make sense to satiate the Padres’ needs. “While the team is...

  • US Womens Soccer 9 hours ago

    Red Stars, Riot Fest venue dispute heats up, could see legal action

    The Red Stars and RiotFest dispute is heating up, with the soccer team reportedly preparing legal action against the festival for declaring their home field, SeatGeek Stadium, the new home for this year’s concert on Sept. 21. The problem is that the Red Stars have a game scheduled that day against the San Diego Wave. The team released a statement…

  • Garrett Crochet 22 hours ago

    Garrett Crochet sets new career-high 13 single-game strikeouts against Mariners

    White Sox starter Garrett Crochet set a new single-game career-high on Thursday, striking out 13 Mariners batters. His previous career-high was 11 strikeouts. Crochet did a number against the Mariners. He pitched 102 pitches through seven innings. He allowed just two hits, two walks and one earned run. He struck out a whopping 13 batters, lowering his ERA this season…

  • MLB News Jun 13

    Korey Lee excels defending the bases, but has areas to improve

    At the 2023 MLB trade deadline, the White Sox began selling off their most valuable assets for prospects, and one highly touted prospect is excelling in a key area. As part of that rebuilding process, then GM Rick Hahn and VP Ken Williams traded reliever Kendall Graveman, who had a hot hand during that season, for catching prospect Korey Lee…

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