Derrick Rose Makes A Phone Call


In his luxurious condo at Trump Tower Derrick Rose sits in a t-shirt and shorts staring at the cell phone on the coffee table. He stands up and paces about the room for a bit, convinced that the phone is watching him to see what he does next.

“Should I pick it up?” Rose asks himself, unsure of what to do.

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Trying To Make Sense Of The McDermott Trade


Shortly after I published the Mailbag on Saturday I received another question from a reader, and rather than wait until next week’s AskTCH, I decided to just answer it in its own post today. The question was from reader Casey Boguslaw, and it was about the Bulls decision to trade both their first round draft picks this year, and a second-rounder next year for Doug McDermott and Anthony Randolph.

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The Mailbag: Which Of Our Crappy Baseball Teams Is Better?


Welcome to The Chicago Homer’s Mailbag. It runs once a week unless it doesn’t, and in it I answer questions from readers via Twitter or email. The questions can be about any damn thing you please, and there likely isn’t a question I won’t answer. There may be questions I can’t answer, but I’ll try.

If you’d like to submit a question for the next edition of the mailbag it’s pretty simple. Either ask the question on Twitter using the #AskTCH hashtag — as long as you use the hashtag I will see it — or send an email to

And now that you know how to do it, let’s get to the this week’s questions.

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Patrick Sharp’s Agent: ‘They’re Not Trading Him’


So remember the report yesterday from the guy in Canada saying that the Blackhawks had put Patrick Sharp on the block and that he was “available?” Yeah, well, that’s news to Sharp’s agent, Rick Curran.

Curran talked to ESPN Chicago’s Scott Powers, and according to him it’s all bullshit.

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