Basketball The Chicago Bulls are the only professional basketball team in Illinois. They are not one of the best teams in the NBA. They picked up Derrick Rose, possibly the best player on their team. Their best player ever was probably Michael Jordan.
Football• The Chicago Bears are the only professional football team in Illinois.• As of right now the Chicago Bears are 4-3.• They are 25 overall in defense out of the NFL.
HockeyThe Chicago Blackhawks are in thewestern conference.In the Central divisionThey have won the Stanley Cup andthirteen division titles since their foundingin 1926
Baseball• The Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox are the only professional baseball teams in Illinois.• The Cubs was founded in 1870.• The White Sox are in the Central division along with the Cubs.
SoccerThe Chicago Fire is a soccer teamfor Illinois.They have won the 2000,2003, and2006 U.S. Open Cups.The team was founded on October 8,1997.
Softball• The Chicago Bandits is one of the softball teams in Illinois.• The 2008 player of the year was Stacy May.• The rookie of the year was Rachel Folden.• Chevrolet sponsors the bandits.
Summary• There are many teams in Illinois, professional wise.• The three main sports are basketball, football, and baseball.• We also have hockey.• We don’t have the best sports, but we’re ok.• We have college teams but they’re not as well as people say they are.
Test Questions1. Who was the best basketball player that played for the Chicago Bulls?2. Who Sponsors the Chicago Bandits?3. When was the Chicago Cubs founded?4. When was the founding Of the Chicago Blackhawks?5. What month and year was the Chicago Fire founded
Websites• Basketball: Chicago Bulls .com• Baseball: Chicago Cubs. com and Chicago White Sox .com• Football: Chicago Bears .com