Bulls Sink Pistons Late
(Chicago, IL) -- Tayshaun Prince and Rodney Stuckey each missed a three pointer on the game's final possession as the Bulls snuck past the Pistons, 85-82, at the United Center. Filling in for the injured Luol Deng, Jimmy Butler posted 18 points, nine rebounds and four assists. Joakim Noah added 10 points and 18 rebounds for Chicago, which won its second straight game to jump to 25-and-16. The Bulls host Golden State on Friday.
Bulls Third-Most Valuable NBA Franchise
(Undated) -- The Bulls have been ranked the third-most valuable NBA franchise by Forbes. The team is worth an estimated 800-million-dollars, which is up 33-percent from last year. The average NBA team is worth 509-million-dollars, a 30-percent jump from last season. The Knicks are the most valuable team at 1.1-billion-dollars.
Northwestern Nips Minnesota
(Evanston, IL) -- Jared Swopshire tallied 16 points and eight rebounds as the Northwestern Wildcats upset number-14 Minnesota, 55-48. Reggie Hearn added 13 points and five boards for Northwestern, which moved to 12-and-8 and 3-and-4 in the Big Ten. The Wildcats are at Nebraska on Saturday.
Blackhawks Battle Stars
(Dallas, TX) -- The Chicago Blackhawks are on the road tonight in Dallas facing the Stars. The Blackhawks have started the season with three straight victories over Los Angeles, Phoenix and St. Louis. Chicago is also on the road Saturday in Columbus to take on the Blue Jackets.
Soldier Field Selected For Gold Cup
(Miami, FL) -- CONCACAF has announced the 13 venues for the 2013 Gold Cup. Soldier Field is returning as a host for the fourth time. The competition features 12 nations from North and Central America and the Caribbean, including the United States, Canada and Mexico. The Gold Cup takes place from July 7th-28th.