Bulls look to move on without Rose

The Chicago Bulls were recently dealt the horrid news that star point guard Derrick Rose would yet again be lost for the season. Change the record. While the news is devastating, the Bulls are no stranger to life without Rose or adversity, in general. Chicago has worked hard all year to keep itself in contention […]

A weekend preview for the United Center

It’s a fun time to be a Chicago sports fan. With one of the best teams in the NHL and the NBA the United Center routinely fills its seats night after night to support the home teams. The Chicago Blackhawks are going to be one of the top seeds in the Western Conference NHL playoffs […]

Prices high for Sunflower Showdown this Saturday

Emotions will be high on Saturday as the Sunflower Showdown takes place in the Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas.  Number nine Kansas plays host to their inner-state rivals Kansas State in what is likely to be an electric atmosphere that will produce some exciting basketball.  The series between the two schools dates back to 1907 […]

Final bowl game of season features Arkansas State and Toledo

The college football season obviously ends with the National Championship Game on January 12th, but the bowl season ends with the GoDaddy Bowl on January 4th in Mobile, Alabama. This game sees the Toledo Rockets taking on the Arkansas State Red Wolves. While these two teams may not spark many NCAA football fans’ interest, there […]

Bears & Vikings clash in NFC North battle to end season

The Chicago Bears and Minnesota Vikings didn’t accomplish what they set out to in 2014, but when they go to battle in Week 14, they’ll still be fighting for pride. Jay Cutler will be back in the saddle to take on Teddy Bridgewater and company in Minnesota, and at the very worst fans of both […]

Niners tickets the cheapest they’ll be this week in Oakland

Jim Harbaugh is supposedly on his way out and the San Francisco 49ers need to beat the Seattle Seahawks in Week 15 for a shot at the NFC West title. What else is new? It is odd that Harbaugh could be on his way out of the Bay Area after taking these Niners to three […]

MGM Grand Main Event to conclude tonight with Oklahoma State and Tulsa

The MGM Grand Main Event will conclude tonight with the Tulsa Golden Hurricane taking on the Oklahoma State Cowboys in the championship game. Prior to the championship, the third-place game will be the Auburn Tigers against the Oregon State Beavers. Tulsa disposed of Auburn 53-35 on Monday night in a game that the Golden Hurricane […]

Cavs vs Spurs tickets most expensive of November for Cleveland

LeBron James returning home has understandably spiked Cleveland Cavaliers tickets back up, making every matchup a high profile affair. Games that were already going to be somewhat pricey and hyped are now through the roof in all regards, especially thanks to the addition of big man Kevin Love. Cleveland’s new “Big 3” offer loads of […]

Nets tickets the cheapest against the Twolves

The Brooklyn Nets stand at a solid 2-1 as they start the 2014-15 NBA season and prepare for a heavy month of November. While they lost Paul Pierce in free agency and some may consider them to be taking a step back, they also get center Brook Lopez back and may only have the Toronto […]

UConn tickets for Texas bout the most expensive non-conference matchup

Shabazz Napier is gone, as is DeAndre Daniels and Niels Giffey, but the UConn Huskies return many of their players from last year’s national title run. Ryan Boatright is the most recognizable starter to return and he will need to pick up much of the slack this year if they have any hopes of returning […]

Falcons tickets getting cheaper and cheaper as season progresses

The Atlanta Falcons have gotten off to a rocky start, losing five of their first seven contests and struggling mightily (0-4) on the road. The good news is the NFC South remains wide open thanks to struggles by the Saints, Panthers and Buccaneers, as well. Atlanta still has the offense to make a turnaround and […]

49ers vs Giants most expensive game on NY Giants schedule

The New York Giants started the year off with a horrible loss to the Lions, bringing back the memories of last year’s failed campaign. However, we sit here six weeks later and they’ve rebounded quite nicely. The Giants have a respectable 3-3 record, while their three losses have come to teams that have gone a […]

Independence Day Has Many Secrets

You don't ever forget your first — blog post that is. When The Slanch Report started over 3 years ago we burst onto the scene with an explosive series of revelations about the truth-telling properties in one of the greatest action flicks of the last 20 years. As we do every year in celebration of […]


Rays Suspend Minor Leaguer for Bad Grammar (Maybe)

The Tampa Bay Rays have suspended Josh Sale, their 2010 first-round pick, for conduct detrimental to the organization, the team announced Wednesday. "Threw 50 cents at a stripper tonight. First time. Got kicked out and she got so (mad) thought she was gonna cry. Your a stripper. Be thankful," Sale posted. He was suspended for […]


The Yankees Label Chicago Beer “Imported”

Forgive them Lord, they know not what they do.  In the world of the New York Yankees, the earth revolves around them, NY is the team's land and everything else is foreign territory.  All of which goes to explain why beer drinkers at the new Yankee Stadium have been gouged an extra couple bucks for […]