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  Daily Herald Column - July 3 2015
 

Bulls will need more to get past LeBron
Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg, right, can now count on having Jimmy Butler and Mike Dunleavy back for next season, but do they have enough to dethrone Cleveland in the East?

  NBA league still the best
 
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The NBA is well-run and healthy and probably the best league for an athlete to be a part of because even the worst player in the league is compensated in the millions.

  Sandberg should have stayed
 
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The Philadelphia Philles might be bad team, but it was a surprise that Ryne Sandberg resigned as manager in the middle of the season.

  Daily Herald Column - 6/30/2015
 

Disappointing White Sox have a lot to prove
The outspoken Kenny Williams, Chicago White Sox executive Vice-President, says manager Robin Ventura isn't going anywhere but Mike North says he should be fired sooner than later.

  Why Cubs shouldn't go for it this year
 
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The Chicago Cubs might look promising, but with the St. Louis Cardinals on fire, Mike North doesn't want to mortgage the future for some immediate satisfaction.

  Daily Herald Column - 6/26/2015
 

Pondering moves by Cutler, Sox
Time for some of my unlimited random thoughts.

  NBA Draft not what it used to be
 
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Mike North tells us why most people can't predict who the fifth pick in tonight's NBA Draft will be.

  A-Rod's 3,000th hit no big deal
 
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When New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez got his 3,000th hit, he wasn't mobbed by his teammates. Mike North wonders if he could have accomplished the feat without using steroids.

  Daily Herald Column - 6/23/2015
 

White Sox in critical condition
Gordon Beckham gets a hug from White Sox manager Robin Ventura after hitting a walk-off home run to beat Texas in extra innings on Sunday. For the White Sox, it was their second straight win after eight consecutive losses.

  U.S. Open course didn't measure up
 
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Mike North compares the U.S. Open golf course's condition to local golf courses and even some miniature golf spots in the city.

  Daily Herald Column - 6/19/2015
 

New NBA champs good, but not the best
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry yells as he lifts the Larry O'Brien championship trophy after the team landed in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday.

  Can Fred Hoiberg be like Steve Kerr?
 
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Will the Cleveland Cavaliers still be the beast of the east and prevent the Chicago Bulls from advancing?

  On the road with the Stanley Cup
 
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Mike North loves how the Chicago Blackhawks handle the Stanley Cup, and he admires the organization and its accomplishments.

  Daily Herald Column - 6/16/2015
 

Take stock of Bears, Cubs and White Sox
With manager Robin Ventura attending his daughter's graduation, White Sox acting manager Mark Parent, left, directed the club over the weekend

  Hawks need to clinch Stanley Cup on home ice
 
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Will the Chicago Blackhawks clinch the Stanley Cup at home tonight for the first time since 1938?

  Daily Herald Column - 6/12/2015
 

Blackhawks clearly the best organization
Madison Street was a parade of Chicago Blackhawks fans in full gear before Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday.

  Cavaliers or Warriors in Game 4 of the NBA Finals?
 
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Mike North predicts the winner of tonight's NBA Finals Game 4 between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors

  Gaming Today - June 10 2015

  Sox still in last, Cubs in the hunt
 
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The Chicago White Sox need a boost to consider themselves contenders, and Mike North tells us what the Cubs need to change to win a World Series.

  Daily Herald Column - 6/9/2015
 

Triple Crown victory impressive
Churchill Downs stable manager Steve Hargrave, left, and Churchill Downs president Kevin Flanery visit with Triple Crown winner American Pharoah after he returned to Churchill Downs on Sunday.

  Don't panic, Blackhawks fans
 
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Mike North wonders which goalie will show up tonight for the Chicago Blackhawks -- good Corey Crawford or bad Corey Crawford.

  Daily Herald Column - 6/5/2015
 

Can Hoiberg handle pressure with Bulls?
Chicago Bulls new coach Fred Hoiberg, right, had a highly ranked offense at Iowa State, but it struggled defensively.

  Hawks deliver another clutch win
 
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The Chicago Blackhawks took the heart out of the Tampa Bay Lightening in the first game of the Stanley Cup Finals and proved just how clutch they really are.

  Gaming Today - June 3 2015

  Stanley Cup Final and NBA Finals predictions
 
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Mike North predicts who will win the Stanley Cup Final and the NBA Finals, and tells us who are the two most clutch players in Chicago Blackhawks' history.

  Daily Herald Column - 6/2/2015
 

The Bulls have embarrassed themselves
A sign sits in front of Iowa State basketball head coach Fred Hoiberg's vacant parking space Monday in Ames, Iowa. Hoiberg, who has been the coach at Iowa State for five seasons, is expected to be named new coach of the Bulls on Tuesday.

  How did Fred Hoiberg become the Golden Child?
 
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It looks like Iowa State University's Fred Hoiberg will be hired as the next coach for the Chicago Bulls any minute, and Mike North wants to know how many games he will win this year.

  Daily Herald Column - 5/29/2015
 

Blackhawks, Warriors look like winners
Bears chairman George McCaskey speaks with the media regarding the release of defensive end Ray McDonald.

  Who's in charge of the Bulls and Sox
 
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Mike North tells us who really calls the shots for the Chicago Bulls and the Chicago White Sox.

  Blunders by the Bears
 
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Mike North chastises the Chicago Bears for some of the recent moves by the front office and ownership.