<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Sports]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/sports http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.com en-us Sat, 30 May 2015 03:41:53 -0500 Sat, 30 May 2015 03:41:53 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[NFLPA: Date Set for Brady Appeal]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 17:36:16 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/461977230.jpg
A date has been set for Patriots quarterback Tom Brady to appeal his four-game suspension. The NFL Players Association confirms that Brady's hearing will be held on June 23. It may be continued to June 25. Brady

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<![CDATA[Video: Kane, Toews Featured in New Stanley Cup Final Ad ]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 14:04:37 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/474901626_master.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks will be trying to earn a spot in the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday night, and a new ad released by the NHL describes the meaning of that quest perfectly.

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks-Loving Cockatoo Chucks Ducks in Video]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 10:50:26 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/209*120/peaches+in+hawks+shirt.jpg
Peaches is a big Blackhawks fan… and she really doesn’t like ducks.]]>
<![CDATA[Report: NFL Got Draft Park for Free]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 19:12:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/Draft+Town.png
The Chicago Park District reportedly waived a more than $900,000 fee to rent Grant Park for the 2015 NFL Draft.

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<![CDATA[Paxson Speaks on Minutes Restrictions]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 15:36:22 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000012607417_1200x675_453480515638.jpg
Chicago Bulls Vice President of Basketball Operations John Paxson speaks of the minutes restrictions that were placed by management on Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah.]]>
<![CDATA[Forman on Releasing Thibodeau, What's Next]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 14:33:03 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000012606416_1200x675_453455427534.jpg
Chicago Bulls General Manager Gar Forman speaks to the press about the decision to release Tom Thibodeau and the characteristics the team will look for in the next head coach.]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Bulls Fire Head Coach Tom Thibodeau]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 14:33:38 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/205*120/Thibodeau_2014.jpg
The Chicago Bulls have parted ways with head coach Tom Thibodeau, the team announced Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Should Stoner's Controversial Goal Have Counted for Ducks? ]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 11:58:17 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-474751920.jpg
The Anaheim Ducks scored a controversial goal on Wednesday night as Jakob Silfverberg interfered with Corey Crawford, but should the tally have counted?

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<![CDATA[Keith, Desjardins Key as Hawks Force Game 7]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 06:49:19 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Blackhawks-Ducks-G6-4.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks did something on Wednesday that no other team has done in this postseason: they beat the Anaheim Ducks in regulation thanks to the efforts of guys like Duncan Keith and Andrew Desjardins.

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<![CDATA[Ex-49er McDonald Arrested Again]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 08:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/th-may-25-ray-mcdonald-mug.jpg
Ex-San Francisco 49ers lineman Ray McDonald was arrested for the second time this week on Wednesday afternoon, this time for violating a restraining order, according to the Santa Clara Police...

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks Force Game 7 in Dramatic Win]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 22:02:33 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Blackhawks-Ducks-G6-5.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks got two goals from Andrew Shaw and knocked off the Anaheim Ducks by a score of 5-2 on Wednesday night.

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<![CDATA[Teravainen's Skill on Full Display vs. Ducks ]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 15:40:28 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Blackhawks-Ducks-G5-1.jpg
Chicago Blackhawks winger Teuvo Teravainen was benched for Game 3 of the Western Conference Final, but he's responded with two great games to show that he belongs on the big playoff stage.

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<![CDATA[George McCaskey Disusses Ray McDonald Arrest]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 13:20:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/web-may-25-ray-mcdonald-mug.jpg
In his first interview since Ray McDonald's arrest and release by the Chicago Bears, team chairman George McCaskey expressed remorse for the signing and confidence in Ryan Pace's job performance.

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<![CDATA[Martellus Bennett Skips OTA Workouts at Halas Hall]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 12:10:43 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/162*120/459183898.jpg
With rumors swirling that he's dissatisfied with his contract status, Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett was a no-show at the team's OTA workouts on Wednesday morning.

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks Make Lineup Tweaks Ahead of Game 6 ]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 19:00:31 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/david+rundblad+getty.jpg
With their season on the line Wednesday night, the Chicago Blackhawks are going to make a lineup change, with Kimmo Timonen coming out and David Rundblad being added to the mix for Game 6.

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks Panic Meter: Should Fans Be Worried? ]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 12:35:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/169*120/GettyImages-474755414.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks find themselves one loss away from elimination, but how concerned should fans be about the team with a home game looming on Wednesday night?

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<![CDATA["Mighty Ducks" Actor Live Tweets Hawks' Loss]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 08:40:29 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/emilio_better.jpg
Actor Emilio Estevez, known for his role as youth hockey coach Gordon Bombay in The Mighty Ducks, was very excited about the Anaheim Ducks’ Game 5 win against the Chicago Blackhawks Monday… and he wasn’t afraid...

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<![CDATA[Ducks Beat Blackhawks 5-4 ]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 23:15:09 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-474750936.jpg
With control of the series on the line, Matt Beleskey scored early in overtime to give the Anaheim Ducks a 5-4 victory in Game 5 of the Western Conference Final.

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<![CDATA[Hawks' Defense in for Stern Test in Game 5 ]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 17:52:28 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-474565672.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks have three of their blue liners playing over 30 minutes per night in the Western Conference Final, and they will be put to a stern test on the road Monday in Anaheim.]]>
<![CDATA[Bears Release Ray McDonald ]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 15:48:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/th-may-25-ray-mcdonald-mug.jpg
Just two months after signing him to a contract, the Chicago Bears have released defensive end Ray McDonald after he was arrested Monday morning on domestic abuse and child endangerment charges.]]>
<![CDATA[Blackhawks vs. Ducks: Three Keys to Game 5 ]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 13:46:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-4745724221.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks have an opportunity to seize the lead in this series on Monday against the Anaheim Ducks, and we have three keys to a Chicago victory in Game 5.

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<![CDATA[2015 French Open: Best Moments]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 18:32:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Eugenie-Bouchard-26-May-2015-2.jpg
See photos from Roland-Garros, the 2015 French Open Tennis Tournament.

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<![CDATA[Ray McDonald Arrested on Domestic Violence Charge]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 02:53:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ray+mcdonald+getty.jpg
Former San Francisco 49er-turned-Chicago Bear Raymond McDonald walked out of a Santa Clara County jail in San Jose on Monday afternoon after posting bail for a domestic violence arrest in Northern California.

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