The frustration was clear for Taj Gibson as the Bulls hit the break at 27-25 and seventh in the East. Will a Pau Gasol trade be the first domino?
Jeff Teague had 17 points and eight assists, Al Horford scored 16 and the Atlanta Hawks routed the struggling Chicago Bulls 113-90 on Wednesday night.
Balanced Hawks blow past Bulls
Nine different Atlanta players scored in double figures as the Hawks picked up a 113-90 win in Chicago, handing the Bulls their fourth consecutive loss. Box score
Bulls give up 38 in third quarter
The Hawks have opened up a 91-73 lead over the Bulls, thanks to a 38-point third quarter. Atlanta is a scorching 12-for-23 from 3-point range tonight. Follow live
Hawks lead Bulls at half
Chicago shot 51.2% to Atlanta's 42.9%, but the Hawks have a five-point halftime lead thanks to seven 3-pointers. Follow live
White Sox have No. 22 farm system in 2016
Chicago's system is gradually improving thanks to productive drafts, though it lost ground by trading three of their top 10 prospects for Todd Frazier (a good trade all the same). Ranking all 30 farm systems (Insider)
Ozzie Guillen was hired Wednesday to manage the La Guaira Sharks of the Venezuelan Winter League next offseason.
Chicago's farm system drops from No. 1
To be fair, the Cubs are still loaded with talent. The ding on their ranking is because their prospects won't do damage until 2017 and they're light on arms. How far did they fall? Ranking all 30 farm systems (Insider)
Who carried the 100-loss Cubs in 2012?
The 2012 Cubs finished 14th in the NL in runs and 14th in runs allowed. Meanwhile, Darwin Barney's defensive metrics were off the charts, Anthony Rizzo was good for half a season and Alfonso Soriano slugged 32 homers. The best players on terrible teams
Can LeBron catch MJ?
J.A. Adande doesn't think so: "It's impossible, because even if LeBron wins five more championships he won't be able to erase his four NBA Finals losses." More experts chime in
So you thought you knew everything there is to know about the No. 1 player in the #NBArank, Michael Jordan? Not so fast. Prepare to be amazed.
Michael Jordan tops our All-Time #NBArank countdown at No. 1.
What are the best moments in Michael Jordan's legendary career? Could LeBron James catch MJ on the all-time list? Our experts discuss the greatness of Air Jordan, All-Time #NBArank's No. 1
Northwestern went out and stocked up on promising wideouts, but the diminished defensive line could be a problem spot.
Prediction: Cutler's son plays in SB LXXII
In a fun glimpse into the future, Camden Cutler -- son of Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari -- leads the Bears to the big game in the year 2038. However, Cutler loses to Marshall Manning, son of Peyton. The next 25 Super Bowls
The Bears may bring Shea McClellin back, but they need to bring in more competition at inside linebacker.
Predicting Chicago's offseason
Jeff Dickerson predicts that Matt Forte's time in Chicago is up. The running back is on record saying the Bears have not approached him about a new deal since the end of the 2015 season. Offseason predictions
Sherrick McManis' contributions on special teams can't be overlooked and the Bears ought to consider re-signing McManis to a one-year deal.
There's no doubt the biggest hole the Cubs needed to address was their lack of starting pitching depth, something they did with two offseason moves.
After misses and coaching changes in 2016, these teams need a big jump next year.
Alabama tops Way-Too-Early Top 25
In case you missed it on Tuesday, Alabama is No. 1 in Mark Schlabach's early ranking. Florida State is second and Michigan is third.