1. Make a prediction for the Bulls' season.
|Chris Rolfe: I've been away from hoops for a while. They'll be all right.|
|Tracy Swartz: Let's put on our Rose-colored glasses, shall we?|
|Soxman: Candy corn. It may not be a favorite, but it's always among the last to go.|
|Brad Zibung: It'll happen.|
|Julie DiCaro: Rose returns in December. LeBron continues to annoy.|
2. What's Derrick Rose thinking as the NBA regular season tips off this week?
|Chris Rolfe: He's frustrated. It's tough to miss a home opener.|
|Tracy Swartz: "I'm tearing up."|
|Soxman: "Trick or treat we won't be beat; you can't see me in a courtside seat."|
|Brad Zibung: "I will work harder."|
|Julie DiCaro: To quote Spaulding Smails, "Rat Farts."|
3. Fill in the blank: The Fire will win the MLS Cup if ____ .
|Chris Rolfe: Sean Johnson gets shutouts.|
|Tracy Swartz: They get renewed for another season.|
|Soxman: They are dynamo over Houston and take Pause until the finals.|
|Brad Zibung: They win all their playoff games.|
|Julie DiCaro: They add "Sporting," "Real" or "FC" to their name.|
4. Chris Rolfe led the Fire in goals this season. What's he get?
|Chris Rolfe: A couple of hugs and some high-fives should do the trick.|
|Tracy Swartz: A hot dog in honor of his namesake.|
|Soxman: Tickets to RedEye 10? It's going to be hotter than the great Chicago Fire of 1871!|
|Brad Zibung: Probably a lot of girls.|
|Julie DiCaro: The designation of my favorite blond in the MLS. Including you-know-who.|
5. Instead of booing, what should Bears fans do when the offense struggles?
|Chris Rolfe: Play a sad trombone.|
|Tracy Swartz: Offer support. Child support.|
|Soxman: In the spirit of Halloween, instead of BOOING how about CURSING, a la Jay Cutler?|
|Brad Zibung: Flash back to the Cade McNown era and remember how much worse it could be.|
|Julie DiCaro: The Hokey Pokey? The Macarena? I don't know -- ask Jay what he prefers.|