Today has been over 500 days in waiting. After all the hype; after all the self promotion; after all the controversy; after the endless videos; Derrick Rose is making his regular season debut. Rose and the Chicago Bulls open the regular season on Tuesday night in Miami as they look to spoil the Heat’s ring ceremony. Chicago’s finest rose has resurrected.
But before the game tonight, hit the links to get through this Tuesday morning.
Brandon Marshall continues to insist that Jay Cutler will recover quicker than anyone anticipates, suggesting that the quarterback may even play against the Green Bay Packers on Monday. (ESPN Chicago)
Despite welcoming Derrick Rose back before the their game on Tuesday, LeBron James admits there is no love lost between the Chicago Bulls and Miami Heat. (ESPN Chicago)
Marshall takes the high-road in his on-going feud with Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather. (Chicago Tribune)
Despite other suggestions, Bears head coach Marc Trestman is not altering the original timeline for Cutler’s recovery time. (Chicago Tribune)
Paul Konerko admitted his future with the Chicago White Sox is uncertain after the team signed Cuban first baseman Jose Abreu. (Chicago Tribune)
Ozzie Guillen thinks it would be a great opportunity to manage the Chicago Cubs. (Chicago Sun Times)
A long-term deal between the Chicago Cubs and starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija appears to be a long-shot. (Chicago Sun Times)
Who would the Cubs target in a potential trade of Samardzija? (Cubs Den)
Will Tom Thibodeau’s coaching style impact how healthy the Bull are this season? (Daily Herald)
After being criticized to begin the season, the Chicago Blackhawks special teams came alive in the team’s victory on Monday. (Daily Herald)