#1: AN ODE TO KIRK HINRICH
With the basketball season upon us, the Chicago Bulls welcome back a familiar face. Jeremy Gordon has fond memories of Kirk Hinrich in this essay for The Classical.
#2 DE-FENSE ROCKS
Two months into the NFL season, both Bears corners have been named “Player of the Month.” Brad Biggs on the much-deserved hardware for Charles Tillman and Tim Jennings in the Trib.
STORY: Racking up recognition
#3: SOUTH BEND RISING
The Irish, at 8-0, are in the hunt for a national championship, but even if they lose two of their last four, BCS officials are still salivating, writes the Associated Press.
#4: PEAVY STAYS
The White S0x and and the 31-year-old right-hander from Alabama agreed on a two-year, $29-million deal. Dave Cameron breaks it down at Fan Graphs.
#5: ROSE HEARTS PIZZA
D-Rose invested in Giordano’s and now he’s starring in a fun commercial (that already had 35,000 views on YouTube.) Watch it here, or below.