Paul Sullivan, Orlando Sentinel

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Orlando Sentinel

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Recent:
  • Orlando Sentinel
  • chicagotribune.com
Past:
  • Pioneer Press
  • Sun Sentinel
  • New York Daily News
  • Hartford Courant
  • The Baltimore Sun

Recent articles by Paul:

Column: The hyping of Super Bowl commercials upstages the hyping of the game itself

The Super Bowl is a week away, which means it's time to hype the commercials before they air. → Read More

Another late turnover on an inbounds pass seals the Chicago Bulls’ latest head-scratching loss

Another day, another epic loss by the Chicago Bulls, who can't figure out how to get out of each other's way. → Read More

Column: Another Baseball Hall of Fame ballot means another debate about whether cheaters deserve entrance

Integrity and sportsmanship are part of the Baseball Hall of Fame criteria. So should voters reject the sign-stealing Carlos Beltran, just like the steroids crowd? → Read More

Column: Chicago Blackhawks need to get back to their losing ways to help save the rebuild — Connor Bedard is waiting

No one likes to pay money to watch their favorite team lose. But the Chicago Blackhawks know that winning won’t help them in 2022-23. → Read More

Joe Kelly has a lot to get off his chest: 5 takeaways from the Chicago White Sox reliever’s upcoming book

Chicago White Sox reliever Joe Kelly has written a book. It's no "Ball Four," but it's certain to draw a reaction around baseball. → Read More

Column: The Sammy Sosa debate isn’t going away for Chicago Cubs fans and ownership. Is a reunion possible?

The Sammy Sosa saga continued this weekend at the Cubs Convention, where some fans asked why a reunion with the former slugger hasn't happened. → Read More

Column: How a missed call in Illinois’ loss to Michigan may have led to the most lopsided national title game ever

You can blame the most lopsided national championship game in history on many things. An uncalled penalty on an illegal pick play by Michigan at the tail end of its Nov. 19 game against Illinois is as good as any other theory. → Read More

Column: 15 great moments in Chicago sports in 2022, from Dylan Cease’s poem to Justin Fields’ memorable run to Theo Epstein’s ‘Day Off’

It wasn't a great year in Chicago sports, but there were plenty of great occasions that made you smile. → Read More

Column: Dusty Baker’s toothpicks are headed to the Hall of Fame — and other news to cheer you up on a gloomy Chicago day

Just because Chicago has had no sunshine for more than a week, the teams in season are rebuilding or unintentionally awful, and the Cubs and White Sox are competing to see who can tick off their fans the most doesn’t mean it’s all bad. → Read More

Column: It’s time for the Cubs and White Sox to make some noise at the winter meetings — especially for their fans

Cubs President Jed Hoyer and White Sox general manager Rick Hahn need to make the kind of aggressive moves their fans deserve. → Read More

Column: DePaul escapes with 78-72 overtime win against Loyola in a showcase game for Chicago basketball

After De Paul came back to beat Loyola at the sold-out Gentile Arena, Ramblers coach Drew Valentine wondered why the series has been discontinued. → Read More

Column: MLB’s version of the Supreme Court may have the final word on the ‘Steroids Era’

Baseball's version of the Supreme Court meets to decide on an eight-man Hall of Fame ballot that could open the doors of Cooperstown, N.Y., to alleged PED users. → Read More

Column: José Abreu is the latest Chicago White Sox great who will end his career elsewhere. But they never really leave ‘the family.’

The Chicago White Sox have a hard time keeping their all-time greats, as evidenced by José Abreu's departure. Will that change with any of their current players? → Read More

Column: Will Jed Hoyer finally put his stamp on the Chicago Cubs at the winter meetings?

Eight years after the Chicago Cubs signed Jon Lester in 2014, Jed Hoyer has the opportunity to put his stamp on the winter meetings. → Read More

Column: Why Chicago sports owners should be grateful to have such loyal fans of their consistently underperforming teams

Chicago's pro sports owners should be thankful for fans that support their teams no matter how poor the product. → Read More

Column: A holiday wish list for Chicago sports fans — from Aaron Judge to residuals for Peanut Tillman

A rough year for Chicago sports fans? No doubt. But here are 10 items on our holiday wish list that could make things better. → Read More

Column: For better or worse, Twitter changed sports fans and media coverage forever

Twitter certainly changed the world, but its effect on the sports has been super-sized. And if it goes away, we'll all be losers. → Read More

Column: Joe Maddon is ‘humbled’ by Cubs fans in his return to Chicago to promote a new book

A trip back to Chicago to promote his new book left former Cubs manager Joe Maddon humbled by the support he still gets from fans. → Read More

Column: 7 things you need to know about the World Cup in Qatar from someone who has watched ‘Ted Lasso’

Having watched most of Season 2 of “Ted Lasso,” Paul Sullivan feels more than qualified to write about the world’s most spectacular sporting event besides the Super Bowl. → Read More

Column: Veteran point guard Goran Dragić is earning more minutes on a Chicago Bulls team looking for a spark. ‘It’s really easy to fit in here.’

Veteran Goran Dragić might be getting an expanded role with the Chicago Bulls after a strong performance off the bench in the first 13 games. → Read More