Bulls Halt Heat's Win Streak
(Chicago, IL) -- The Bulls have ended the Miami Heat's win streak at 27 games following a 101-97 win in Chicago. This is Miami's first loss since February 1st. Carlos Boozer tallied 21 points and 17 rebounds for Chicago, which has won three in-a-row. Luol Deng totalled 28 points, seven rebounds and five assists in the victory. They were without Joakim Noah, Richard Hamilton and Derrick Rose. The Bulls are at Dallas on Saturday.
Retired Chicago Bulls Player Dies
(Chicago, IL) -- A legendary player for the Chicago Bulls has died. Team officials say retired center Tom Boerwinkle passed away Tuesday at the age of 67 from complications from leukemia. Boerwinkle played 10 seasons with the Bulls and holds the franchise record for most rebounds in one game.
Duke's Collins To Join Northwestern
(Evanston, IL) -- Duke assistant Chris Collins is the new men's basketball coach at Northwestern. The university confirmed earlier reports on Wednesday night. Collins is the son of Philadelphia 76ers head coach Doug Collins. He will remain at his post with Duke until its season ends. The Blue Devils Michigan State in the Sweet 16 Friday. The Wildcats fired Bill Carmody March 16th after 13 seasons without an NCAA Tournament berth.
Cubs Tie Royals
(Surprise, AZ) -- The Cubs scored seven runs in the final three innings to pull off a 9-all tie with the Kansas City Royals in 10 innings. Dioner Navarro and David DeJesus each drove in two runs with a run scored for the Cubs. Starter Scott Feldman gave up seven runs in four-and-a-third frames. The Cubs close their Arizona spring season today in Mesa against the Mariners.
Sox Walk Off On Tribe
(Glendale, AZ) -- Steve Tolleson drew a bases loaded walk to score Kevan Smith and the White Sox walked-off on the Indians, 5-4. Angel Sanchez lifted a two-run homer in the eight to tie the game. Daniel Webb picked up the win in relief. The Sox continue the exhibition season in Milwaukee against the Brewers on Friday and Saturday.
Forbes Ranks Baseball's Franchises
(Undated) -- The Cubs are ranked the fourth most valuable franchise in Major League Baseball, according to Forbes. The Cubs are worth one-billion-dollars, while the White Sox are 11th at 692-million-dollars. The average team is valued at 744-million-dollars, 23-percent higher than last year. The Yankees top the list at 2.3-billion.