Chicago sports news

Oldest Living MLB Player Dies in Cuba at 102
Photo: AP

Oldest Living MLB Player Dies in Cuba at 102

Conrado Marrero, the diminutive Cuban right-hander who pitched for the Washington Senators in the 1950s and in 2011 became the oldest living former Major League Baseball player, died in Havana on Wednesday. He was 102, just two days short of his 103rd Read »

1 minute ago
Wrigley Field Turns 100 Wednesday

Wrigley Field Turns 100 Wednesday

Cubs will hold a pregame celebration before the team takes on the Arizona Diamondbacks at 1:20 p.m. Watch »

6 hours ago
Macklemore Debuts Salmon-Colored Jordans

Macklemore Debuts Salmon-Colored Jordans

A collaboration between Macklemore and Michael Jordan has left fans of Air Jordan's coveted shoe collection,... Read »

2 hours ago

100 Years: Fans' Wrigley Memories

Wrigley Field turned 100 Wednesday so we asked Cubs fans to send us some of their Wrigley memories. View »

17 minutes ago
Top Bears Draft Picks: #19 Danny Fortmann

Top Bears Draft Picks: #19 Danny Fortmann

On a list dominated by members of the 1985 Chicago Bears, we head into the way-back machine for our #19 player... Read »

2 hours ago
Top Bears Draft Picks: #20 Lance Briggs

Top Bears Draft Picks: #20 Lance Briggs

We kick off the Top 20 in our top Chicago Bears draft picks countdown today with linebacker Lance Briggs, who... Read »

2 hours ago
Top Bears Draft Picks: #21 Neal Anderson

Top Bears Draft Picks: #21 Neal Anderson

When Matt Forte passed Neal Anderson for second place on the Chicago Bears' all-time yards from scrimmage list,... Read »

2 hours ago
Blackhawks Still Have Tweaks to Make to Lineup

Blackhawks Still Have Tweaks to Make to Lineup

The Chicago Blackhawks may have pulled to within one game of the St. Louis Blues in their best-of-seven series, but... Read »

2 hours ago
Bears Bites: Bears Schedule to Be Released Wednesday

Bears Bites: Bears Schedule to Be Released Wednesday

The NFL surely knows how to steal the spotlight, and they will do that again on Wednesday night when they... Read »

3 hours ago
Historian Recalls Wrigley's Big Moments

Historian Recalls Wrigley's Big Moments

The iconic ballpark celebrated 100 years on April 23, 2014. Cubs Historian Ed Hartig shares some of the big sporting... Watch »

Apr 23, 2014
Scorekeeper at Wrigley Practices Dying Art

Scorekeeper at Wrigley Practices Dying Art

Wrigley Field is just one of two major league ballparks with manual scoreboards. Watch »

Apr 23, 2014
Stars Share Memories of Wrigley Field

Stars Share Memories of Wrigley Field

The ballpark that opened as Weeghman Park on April 23, 1914, has hosted millions of fans and been the scene of some... Read »

5 hours ago
Cubs Top Diamondbacks 9-2

Cubs Top Diamondbacks 9-2

Jason Hammel pitched seven strong innings, Mike Olt hit a three-run homer and Nate Schierholtz drove in a pair... Read »

Apr 22, 2014
Book Recalls 100 Years at Wrigley

Book Recalls 100 Years at Wrigley

Author Les Krantz looks back at a century of highs and lows in his new book, Watch »

Apr 23, 2014
Wizards Beat Bulls in Overtime

Wizards Beat Bulls in Overtime

Bradley Beal came on strong late in regulation to finish with 26 points, Nene scored six of his 17 in overtime... Read »

Apr 23, 2014
Tigers Top White Sox 8-6

Tigers Top White Sox 8-6

Cabrera hit a two-run homer, Verlander pitched seven solid innings and the Tigers held on for an 8-6 victory... Read »

Apr 22, 2014
Pujols Hits 500th Homer of MLB Career

Pujols Hits 500th Homer of MLB Career

Albert Pujols hit the 500th home run of his career Tuesday night, becoming the 26th player in major league... Read »

Apr 23, 2014
Boston Marathon Winner’s Family Crowded Around Small Computer to Witness History

Boston Marathon Winner’s Family Crowded Around Small Computer...

Meb Keflezighi’s parents and sister huddled around a small computer screen inside their Chula Vista... Watch »

Apr 22, 2014
Morin, Not Bollig, Deserves Game 4 Lineup Slot

Morin, Not Bollig, Deserves Game 4 Lineup Slot

Chicago Blackhawks forward Brandon Bollig clearly isn't in Joel Quenneville's good graces right now, but will... Read »

Apr 22, 2014
BBB Warns of Scams as Bulls, Hawks Host Playoff Games

BBB Warns of Scams as Bulls, Hawks Host Playoff Games

The Better Business Bureau is warning people looking to score playoff tickets to Bulls or Blackhawk games to... Read »

Apr 22, 2014
Sports Headlines

Home run! Our daily sports newsletter brings all the day's winners and losers.

What's New
Get Our Weather App
Stay ahead of the storm with the NBC 5 weather app, available for download on iPhone, iPad and Android devices. Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out