A native of Wilmette, Ed Sherman began his career at the Chicago Tribune in 1981 and remained there for 27 years until 2008. His beats ...
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November 6, 2014
Bob Costas has covered so many Olympics, Super Bowls, World Series, U.S. Opens and other big events that they blur together. Yet there's one entry on his resume that might surprise even hard-core basketball fans.
October 30, 2014
"I could have gone to Rush Street last night and found 24 players who could do better than the Bears did today."
October 23, 2014
Welcome back, Derrick Rose. Signed, your friends at ESPN, TNT and NBA TV.
October 9, 2014
Graduating from the field straight to the analyst's chair on network NFL games usually is reserved for Super Bowl glory guys like Phil Simms and Troy Aikman.
October 2, 2014
When Comcast SportsNet launched on Oct. 1, 2004, the Blackhawks barely registered in Chicago. It didn't even matter that an NHL strike wiped out the entire 2004-05 season. The ratings wouldn't have been much higher if the Blackhawks were actually playing games.
September 25, 2014
Nothing lasts forever, but the idea of the Cubs leaving WGN-AM 720 seemed as unlikely Ernie Banks suddenly proclaiming that the Cardinals are his favorite team.
September 18, 2014
Brandon Marshall will like the NFL Network's treatment of his life story better than ESPN's.
September 10, 2014
During a week in which the NFL is dealing with the immense fallout from the Ray Rice videos, the league will kick off its new CBS prime time package Thursday night at Baltimore.
September 4, 2014
The new NFL season also means some new faces and lineup changes on the TV front. Here's a scouting report.
September 3, 2014
Brandon Marshall kept his word that nothing was off-limits during his first appearance on Showtime's "Inside the NFL" on Tuesday. That included talking about the league's new policy on domestic violence.
August 28, 2014
Showtime officials said they always wanted to have a current player on the panel for "Inside The NFL," but the logistics never could be worked out.
August 24, 2014
The big winner besides Jackie Robinson West and Mo'ne Davis at this year's Little League World Series is ESPN.
August 21, 2014
If you watch ESPN, you have seen the million or so promos hyping the new SEC Network, which made its debut last week.
August 14, 2014
You have heard the familiar storyline: Sports fans are losing interest in baseball. The game moves too slowly; young viewers are tuning out; even old viewers are drifting elsewhere.