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Pitcher Watches Baby's Birth on FaceTime, Then Plays
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Pitcher Watches Baby's Birth on FaceTime, Then Plays

Bad weather delayed Ian Kennedy's flight to Southern California, and he wound up pitching seven innings as the San Diego Padres beat the Miami Marlins 8-3 in 11 innings Friday night. Read »

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Former White Sox Pitcher Billy Pierce Dies

Former White Sox Pitcher Billy Pierce Dies

Billy Pierce, a seven-time All-Star pitcher who played in two World Series and spent most of his 18 years in the... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Cubs Acquire Tommy Hunter From Orioles

Cubs Acquire Tommy Hunter From Orioles

The Chicago Cubs barely beat the 3 p.m. MLB trade deadline on Friday as they acquired relief pitcher Tommy Hunter... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
164 Skydivers Smash Head-Down World Record in Illinois

164 Skydivers Smash Head-Down World Record in Illinois

Traveling at speeds of up to 240 mph, 164 skydivers flying head-down built the largest ever vertical skydiving... Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
MLB Trade Deadline: Cespedes to Mets, Hamels to Rangers

MLB Trade Deadline: Cespedes to Mets, Hamels to Rangers

The Mets finally landed the bat they were looking for in Yoenis Cespedes just ahead of Friday's trade deadline, and... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Pre-Civil War Baseball Card Goes for Over $100K at Auction

Pre-Civil War Baseball Card Goes for Over $100K at Auction

An heirloom of a baseball player that is over 150 years old was sold at an auction in Chicago Thursday. The baseball Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Reports: Cubs Acquire Dan Haren in Trade With Marlins

Reports: Cubs Acquire Dan Haren in Trade With Marlins

The Chicago Cubs are looking to fill some holes in their roster, and they made a move on Friday as they reportedly... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Online Viewers Won't Miss Super Bowl Ads Shown on TV

Online Viewers Won't Miss Super Bowl Ads Shown on TV

Next year, you won't have to worry about missing the buzziest commercials of the Super Bowl if you can't get to... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Chicago Marathon Becomes Largest Sustainable Running Event

Chicago Marathon Becomes Largest Sustainable Running Event

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is now the largest running event in the world to be certified as sustainable. Read »

Jul 31, 2015
NFL Player Drove 143 MPH With Child in Car, Sped Away From Cops: Prosecutors

NFL Player Drove 143 MPH With Child in Car, Sped Away From Cops:...

A Jets player already suspended for four games by the NFL for drug use is now facing criminal charges after... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Jenner Olympic Torch Fetches $24,000 at Auction

Jenner Olympic Torch Fetches $24,000 at Auction

The 1984 Summer Olympic Torch that Bruce Jenner carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada, sold for just under $24,000... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Offseason Recap: Minnesota Vikings

Offseason Recap: Minnesota Vikings

The Chicago Bears are looking to make some improvements in 2015, but one team that could stand in their way are the... Read »

Jul 30, 2015
Bears Position Overview: Running Back

Bears Position Overview: Running Back

The Chicago Bears are gathering in Bourbonnais for their training camp, and one position that will be the subject of... Read »

Jul 30, 2015
Travel Guide: Where to Eat in Bourbonnais

Travel Guide: Where to Eat in Bourbonnais

With Chicago Bears training camp underway in Bourbonnais, Grizzly Detail has the lowdown on where to chow down when... Read »

Jul 30, 2015
Jets Fans Fly 'Cheaters' Banner Over Patriots Practice

Jets Fans Fly 'Cheaters' Banner Over Patriots Practice

The Jets fans behind campaigns to get a former general manager fired and to bring back one of the team’s iconic... Read »

Jul 30, 2015
US Olympic Committee Exploring LA-SF Joint Bid: Sources

US Olympic Committee Exploring LA-SF Joint Bid: Sources

With Boston now out of the 2024 Olympics race, Los Angeles is exploring a new bid that could include Bay Area... Watch »

Jul 30, 2015
Mets Player Cries After Hearing Rumors He'd Been Traded

Mets Player Cries After Hearing Rumors He'd Been Traded

Wilmer Flores wiped away tears as he warmed up at shortstop for the eighth inning, thinking he was being traded from... Read »

Jul 30, 2015
Blackhawks Detail Plans For New Practice Facility

Blackhawks Detail Plans For New Practice Facility

The Chicago Blackhawks will soon get a new practice facility. Watch »

Jul 30, 2015
Bears Arrive in Bourbonnais for Training Camp

Bears Arrive in Bourbonnais for Training Camp

The Chicago Bears are in Bourbonnais for training camp and this year there is a new kind of excitement as new coach... Watch »

Jul 29, 2015
NFLPA Sues League on Brady's Behalf

NFLPA Sues League on Brady's Behalf

The players union is suing the league after it upheld Tom Brady's four-game suspension for deflating footballs. Read »

Jul 30, 2015

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