<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Sports]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/sports http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.com en-us Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:08:05 -0500 Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:08:05 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Bears Cut Manning, Sign Teddy Williams]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:06:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/151112990.jpg
The Chicago Bears are getting some great production out of Martellus Bennett so far this season, and apparently part of his success has been healing from a torn MCL that he played with last season.

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<![CDATA[Statues Removed for Wrigley Renovations]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:34:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/wrigley-ernie-banks.jpg
10/01/14: Crews removed the Harry Caray and Ernie Banks statues from outside The Friendly Confines as renovation of the stadium continues.]]>
<![CDATA[Jeter on His Career: Never Wanted to Embarrass Parents]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:25:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Derek_Jeter209740927409.jpg
There were many emotional moments during Derek Jeter’s final home game at Yankee Stadium Thursday night, but the most adorable was a simple tip of the cap from his young

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<![CDATA[Bennett Played Most of 2013 Season with Torn MCL]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:31:10 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/455466848.jpg
The Chicago Bears are getting some great production out of Martellus Bennett so far this season, and apparently part of his success has been healing from a torn MCL that he played with last season.

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<![CDATA[Michael Phelps Arrested for DUI in Maryland]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:21:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/tlmd_tlmd_080212_phelps20i.jpg
Phelps, the most decorated Olympian in history, botched his turn halfway through the 100-meter freestyle and finished next-to-last in a star-studded field at the U.S. national

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<![CDATA[Work Begins on Wrigley Field Renovation Project]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 04:00:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Wrigley_reno_.jpg
First phase of project expected to be completed by Opening Day 2015.]]>
<![CDATA[Marathon Training Tips: Medical Assistance]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:28:38 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008997091_1200x675_333919299974.jpg
Dr. George Chiampas discusses the medical staff and attention that will be available on the course for runners at the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.]]>
<![CDATA[Gould Compares Cutler, Rodgers]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:32:36 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000009020233_1200x675_334926403952.jpg
09/28/14: Both Bears QB Jay Cutler and Packers QB Aaron Rodgers were throwing well during Sunday's game, so what happened?]]>
<![CDATA[Hampton Confused by 2014 Bears So Far]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:31:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000009020213_1200x675_334929475611.jpg
09/28/14: After Sunday's loss to the Green Bay Packers, and a quarter of the way through the season, Dan Hampton says he has no idea who the 2014 Chicago Bears are trying to be.]]>
<![CDATA[Why Do Bears Struggle Against Packers?]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:18:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000009020354_1200x675_334921283823.jpg
09/28/14: Sports Sunday viewers sound off on social media after the Bears lose to the Packers at Soldier Field.]]>
<![CDATA[Gould Analyzes Sunday's Running Game]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:17:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000009020318_1200x675_334922307570.jpg
09/28/14: Chicago Bears placekicker Robbie Gould talks about the team's offense on Sports Sunday.]]>
<![CDATA[Oct. 5: Bears vs. Panthers]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:16:31 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000009020365_1200x675_334921283829.jpg
09/28/14: What can the Bears learn from their loss against the Packers to give them an advantage over the Carolina Panthers?]]>
<![CDATA[Blackhawks Cut Roster to 28]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:40:41 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/162*120/490146297.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks trimmed their training camp roster down to 28 players on Monday, sending six players, including Joakim Nordstrom and Klas Dahlbeck, to Rockford.

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<![CDATA[Three Positives for Bears Fans Despite Loss]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:36:53 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/171*120/456273308.jpg
The Chicago Bears blew a golden chance to make a statement in the NFC North Sunday, but there were some positives to be gleaned from their loss to the Green Bay Packers.

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<![CDATA[Poor Officiating, Pass Coverage Kill Bears vs. Packers]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:40:04 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/179*120/456272014.jpg
The officials in Sunday's game between the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears didn't cost the home side the game, but they certainly didn't help as flags wiped out several good plays by the Bears.

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<![CDATA[Packers vs. Bears: Three Phases Report Card ]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:38:21 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/185*120/456274126.jpg
The Chicago Bears' run defense was solid, but how badly did their pass defense hurt their grade in Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers?

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<![CDATA[Jets' Geno Smith Curses at Fan]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:33:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Geno-Smith-Lashes-Out-0925.jpg
Here's who won and who lost in the first week of the 2014 NFL season.

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<![CDATA[Game Photos: Bears Lose to Packers]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 05:56:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/456265992.jpg
The Bears lost in a blowout to the Packers. Take a look through images from the pivotal game.

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<![CDATA[Packers Blow Out Bears]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 05:57:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/179*120/456272014.jpg
The Chicago Bears kept it close with the Green Bay Packers early, but a second half surge carried Aaron Rodgers and company to an easy 38-17 victory.

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<![CDATA[Packers vs. Bears: Five Bears Players to Watch Sunday]]> Sun, 28 Sep 2014 10:29:06 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/161*120/4548560921.jpg
The Chicago Bears are looking to extend their record to 3-1 on Sunday with a win over the Green Bay Packers, and these five players will hold the key to their success.

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<![CDATA[Packers vs. Bears: Five Matchups to Watch ]]> Sat, 27 Sep 2014 15:36:37 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/455466636.jpg
The Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers will be doing battle on Sunday afternoon at Soldier Field, and we have five matchups to watch between these two storied rivals.

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks Trim Roster to 36 Players]]> Sat, 27 Sep 2014 10:59:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/210*120/484490021.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks trimmed four more players from their training camp roster Friday night, with defenseman Stephen Johns and forward Phillip Danault highlighting the cuts.

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<![CDATA[Eagles Coach Sends Gift to Girl]]> Sat, 27 Sep 2014 07:26:14 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/Devon-Still-and-Daughter.jpg
There were many emotional moments during Derek Jeter’s final home game at Yankee Stadium Thursday night, but the most adorable was a simple tip of the cap from his young

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<![CDATA[White Sox Will Retire Konerko's Number]]> Sat, 27 Sep 2014 00:37:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP368295849927.jpg
Paul Konerko will go down as one the great White Sox players ever, and eventually he'll have a retired number and a statue to prove it.

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<![CDATA[Ratliff, McClellin Ruled Out for Sunday's Bears Game]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 21:48:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/20131104-Chicago-Bears-GreenBay-Packers.jpg
Chicago Bears linebacker Shea McClellin won't get another chance to rough up Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers this weekend, as he was one of five Bears ruled out of Sunday's game.

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks Trim Roster to 40]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:25:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/168*120/108248873.jpg
Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp was the team's leading scorer last year, but you can't help but wonder if he's giving fans a glimpse of his post-hockey plans in a new ad for Sportsnet in Canada.

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks' Top Two Lines to Play vs. Rangers]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:37:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/hawks_wild-4-30.jpg
Home games in the preseason generally mean that the top-tier guys will skate, and that's the case for the Chicago Blackhawks Friday as their top two lines will both be fully intact for the game.

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<![CDATA[Bears' Run Game Could Feast Against Packers Defense]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:19:22 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears+packers+12-29+13.jpg
With the varying looks and dynamic pass rushers the Green Bay Packers are going to throw at the Chicago Bears, Julius Peppers could be in for a nice afternoon against his former team.

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<![CDATA[Jeter's Nephew Tips Hat]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:09:46 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2014-09-26+at+9.59.36+AM.jpg
A look back at some of the most memorable moments of the Captain's career.

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