Starting Five: The to-do list for sports fans this week.

February 19, 2012|By Brian Moore, RedEye


"Baseball America 2012 Prospect Handbook"

Available Tuesday.

Want to get to know the next generation of Cubs and White Sox players that will disappoint Chicago for years to come? That's what this book dedicated to the minor leagues can do for you. Tissues not included.


"The Epic Journey ofDwayne 'The Rock' Johnson"

Available Tuesday onBlu-rayand DVD.

The Rock and his eyebrow are back in the WWE, and this documentary of his ascent should get wrestling fans all in a lather about his faceoff against John Cena at WrestleMania 28 on April 1 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. It's almost as if the WWE planned it that way.


Blackhawks vs. Detroit

7 p.m. United Center

The boys are back in town, the boys are back in town ... It seems like the Blackhawks were on a month-long road trip. Oh wait, they were. At any rate, what better way to welcome them back than with a smackdown with the hated Red Wings.


Windy City Fight Night 21

8 p.m. Friday, UIC Pavilion

Edner "Cherry Bomb" Cherry headlines this card, but his opponent has yet to be determined. The co-main event features Adrian "EL Tigre" Granados and Jaime "The Truth" Herrera. With names like that, one might think it's the WWE, but no.


Slaughter vs. Lehigh Valley Steelhawks

7:35 p.m. Friday, Sears Centre, Hoffman Estates

You just might be able to see Randy Moss if—and that's a big IF—the wide receiver takes the Slaughter's contract offer. Even without Moss, indoor football is a blast to watch. The commute to the 'burbs, not so much.

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