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  Daily Herald Column - 8/29/2014
 

Cleveland's Big Three not quite like Miami's
Kevin Love, now a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers, has never taken a team to the NBA playoffs.

  Are the Bears in trouble?
 
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Mike North thinks the Bears starters should play the entire game tonight against the Cleveland Browns because they need the practice before the season opener at home versus the Buffalo Bills.

  Gaming Today Article - 8/27/2014

  Signs of Life on the North Side
 
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Mike North sees a light at the end the tunnel for the Cubs and thinks President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein has been making some great deals with the American League.

  Daily Herald Column - 8/26/2014
 

Is Cutler less effective than his backups?
Although Tampa Bay quarterback Josh McCown completed 13 of 16 passes in his third preseason game with the Bucs, he has 2 touchdown passes and 2 interceptions in his three starts.

  Little League World Series
 
Little League World Series
Mike North is wondering with all the money made by the Little League World Series, why couldn't they have paid for all the parents of South Korea and Jackie Robinson West of Chicago to attend.

  Daily Herald Column - 8/22/2014
 

Baseball officials got it right by upholding Giants' protest
The umpires look over the field after a heavy rain soaked Wrigley Field during Tuesday night's game between the San Francisco Giants and the Cubs in the fifth inning.

  Betting on Little League games
 
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Even though Mike North does professional handicapping, he doesn't think a betting line for Little League games is a good idea.

  Gaming Today Article - 8/20/2014

  Preseason football works
 
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Between evaluating talent, watching some of the new stars in the league and fantasy football, Mike North hopes preseason remains at four games.

  Daily Herald Column - 8/19/2014
 

For Bears fans, there's plenty of uncertainty
Atlanta Falcons returner Devin Hester (17) evades Houston's Josh Victorian (27) as he runs for a touchdown Saturday in Houston.

  Johnny Football on MNF
 
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Mike North thinks everyone will be watching tonight's preseason NFL game between the Cleveland Browns and Washington to see how Johnny Manziel will play.

  Daily Herald Column - 8/15/2014
 

Barkley uncertain Rose has regained form
Former WNBA star Becky Hammon of the San Antonio Spurs is the first full-time, paid female assistant on an NBA coaching staff.

  Ventura goes off at Sox game
 
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Mike North says baseball needs to get rid of the home plate rule, and he agrees with White Sox manager Robin Ventura and Hawk Harrelson, who both went off during yesterday's game against the San Francisco Giants.

  Is baseball season over yet?
 
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Mike North thinks most Cubs and White Sox fans don't really care much about what is going on with their teams at this point in the season, and are looking toward the Bears and the Bulls.

  Gaming Today Article - 8/13/2014

  Daily Herald Column - 8/12/2014
 

Preseason NFL action doesn't disappoint
Cleveland Browns quarterbacks Brian Hoyer, left, and rookie Johnny Manziel are locked in a preseason battle to win the starting job.

  Rory roars at PGA Championship
 
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As Rory Mcllroy wins his 3rd straight tournament -- two of them Majors -- Mike North thinks we are entering a new golden age of golf with young players like McIlroy and Rickie Fowler.

  Tasty Trade Minute - 8/8/2014
 

Cavs dangerous with Love addition

The Cavaliers are building a top-heavy roster similar to what the Miami Heat had, but they'll be hard to beat with LeBron James and Kevin Love.

  Daily Herald Column - 8/8/2014
 

For Bears and Eagles, expectations remain high
With his innovative offense, expectations are rising for Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly. The Eagles and the Bears play tonight at Soldier Field.

  Tasty Trade Minute - 8/7/2014
 

Is Tiger a sore loser or just sore?

Tiger woods is suddenly healthy at the PGA Championship just days after having to leave the Bridgestone Invitational. Does he only leave with injuries when he's losing?

  Finally! Preseason football!
 
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Mike North is happy preseason football kicks off tonight and can't wait for the Chicago Bears game tomorrow.

  Tasty Trade Minute - 8/7/2014
 

Now it's Rory's time

Golf needed Rory McIlroy to blossom into a star now, because Tiger Woods can no longer be counted on, and Rory hasn't disappointed.

  Gaming Today Article - 8/6/2014

  Spurrier wrong to take shot at Big Ten
 
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Mike North thinks University of South Carolina head football coach Steve Spurrier is wrong to take a shot at the Big Ten since nonconference foe East Carolina is 0-4 against Illinois -- a Big Ten team

  Tasty Trade Minute - 8/5/2014
 

Congrats, Ray Guy

Congratulations to Ray Guy, the first punter to make it into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

  Daily Herald Column - 8/5/2014
 

Former Bills quarterback Kelly truly a winner
Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly, back, hugs inductee Andre Reed during the Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony Saturday.

  Tasty Trade Minute - 8/4/2014
 

Can Team USA survive without stars?

Paul George is seriously injured and more NBA stars are avoiding playing for Team USA because of the risks involved. Will this year's team struggle against international competition?

  Why is Cutler only No. 15 in fantasy football?
 
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Mike North wants to know why Jay Cutler, the Bears' highly paid QB, is only ranked 15th in fantasy football leagues.

  Tasty Trade Minute - 8/1/2014
 

Why did the Browns draft Manziel?

If the Cleveland Browns were so in love with Brian Hoyer, why did they even bother to draft Johnny Manziel?