<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Sports]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/sports http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.comen-usSat, 25 Jun 2016 06:24:17 -0500Sat, 25 Jun 2016 06:24:17 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Blackhawks Trade Andrew Shaw to Montreal]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:01:01 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ap-andrew-shaw-blackhawks.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks have made a trade on the opening night of the NHL Entry Draft, as they've sent Andrew Shaw to the Montreal Canadiens.

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<![CDATA[Shaq Is US Sports Envoy to Cuba]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:16:33 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-508873874.jpg
Months after President Obama's historic trip to Cuba, 15-time NBA all-star Shaquille O'Neal will visit the island nation. The State Department announced Friday that O'Neal will be part of a U.S.

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<![CDATA[Rose Says New York Will 'Appreciate' Him More Than Chicago]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:19:57 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-506311418.jpg
Just two days after being traded to the New York Knicks, former Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose says that he's hopeful that fans in the Big Apple will "appreciate" him more than fans in the Windy...

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<![CDATA[Knicks Troll Bulls as They Welcome Derrick Rose]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:15:14 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bulls-cavaliers-G3-3.jpg
Hype videos are commonplace for teams welcoming a new star to town, but the New York Knicks used their chance to say hello to Derrick Rose to troll the Chicago Bulls.

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<![CDATA[Chicago Bulls Select Denzel Valentine With 14th Pick]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:22:24 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/denzel+washington+GettyImages-518418000.jpg
The Chicago Bulls haven't picked in the lottery portion of the NBA Draft in nearly a decade, but they did just that on Thursday as they picked Denzel Valentine out of Michigan State.

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<![CDATA[Jimmy Butler Accepts Invitation to Play in Olympics: Report]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 12:59:16 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-505040064.jpg
For the first time in 20 years, a member of the Chicago Bulls will represent Team USA in the Olympic Games.

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<![CDATA[Photos: Cubs Sport Short Shorts on South Beach Sojourn]]> Wed, 22 Jun 2016 19:46:53 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/joe+maddon+arrieta+GettyImages-539488452.jpg
The Chicago Cubs ended their six-game homestand with a thud as they were swept by the St. Louis Cardinals, but their fashion sense remains undefeated as they donned crazy outfits for their trip to Miami.

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<![CDATA[Kane, Panarin Up for Big Prizes at Wednesday's NHL Awards]]> Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:02:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/162*120/GettyImages-512864156.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks will have two players up for big awards on Wednesday night, as Patrick Kane and Artemi Panarin hope to win serious hardware in Las Vegas.

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<![CDATA[Bulls Trade Derrick Rose to New York Knicks]]> Wed, 22 Jun 2016 16:26:32 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-506311418.jpg
In a blockbuster trade, the Chicago Bulls have sent point guard Derrick Rose to the New York Knicks in a five-player swap.

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<![CDATA[Chicago Blackhawks: Full 2016-17 Regular-Season Schedule]]> Tue, 21 Jun 2016 22:47:38 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/United+Center2.png
The Chicago Blackhawks the full schedule for their 2016-17 regular season Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Arrieta, Donne Bare All in ESPN The Magazine's 'Body Issue']]> Tue, 21 Jun 2016 11:28:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Jake+Arrieta.png
Chicago will be well represented in this year's ESPN the Magazine Body Issue, as Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta and Elena Delle Donne will bare all for the publication.

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks Announce 2016-17 Home Opener Opponent]]> Mon, 20 Jun 2016 12:00:18 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/blackhawks+jersey+retire+0526.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks will play their home opener on October 12, the team announced on Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Cavaliers Win NBA Finals]]> Mon, 20 Jun 2016 01:03:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP_637705074086.jpg
Cleveland's championship drought is over.LeBron James had a triple-double, Kyrie Irving's 3-pointer with 53 seconds left put Cleveland ahead to stay and the Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors 93-89...

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks Sign Nick Schmaltz to Entry Level Contract]]> Sun, 19 Jun 2016 17:36:17 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/nick+schmaltz+GettyImages-520106402.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks are going to be relying on some young players to make big steps forward next season, and one of their top prospects will officially be a part of the mix after agreeing to a deal with...

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<![CDATA[Cubs Reach Another Historic Milestone]]> Sun, 19 Jun 2016 22:08:29 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/javier+baez+cubs+GettyImages-541162130.jpg
The Chicago Cubs scored a come-from-behind win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday night, but more importantly, they reached another milestone in franchise history.

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<![CDATA[Anthony Rizzo Gives Father's Day Card to 'Grandpa Rossy']]> Sun, 19 Jun 2016 11:56:22 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/david+ross+anthony+rizzo+GettyImages-482076156.jpg
The Chicago Cubs are a tight knit group, but the relationship between Anthony Rizzo and David Ross hit another adorable level on Saturday night.

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<![CDATA[Kris Bryant Takes Engagement Photos at Wrigley Field]]> Sat, 18 Jun 2016 13:52:04 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/kris+bryant+cubs+GettyImages-531373450.jpg
Kris Bryant has made a massive impact on the Cubs since he was drafted three years ago, winning over the hearts of Chicagoans with his talent and charm. The third baseman is happily...

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<![CDATA[Smokeless Tobacco Ban Takes Effect at Wrigley Field]]> Thu, 16 Jun 2016 17:48:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/joe+maddon+GettyImages-531377220.jpg
The first baseball game played under Chicago's new ban on smokeless tobacco in sports venues will take place on Friday when the Cubs welcome the Pittsburgh Pirates to Wrigley Field.

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<![CDATA[Thursday Marks 20th Anniversary of Bulls' 1996 Championship]]> Thu, 16 Jun 2016 17:23:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/chicago+bulls+championship+1996.jpg
The Chicago Bulls won their fourth NBA title on this date in 1996, capping off one of the best seasons in NBA history. Ironically, they could be joined in that club by the team that just broke their...

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks Extend Affiliation Agreement With IceHogs]]> Thu, 16 Jun 2016 17:08:15 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/blackhawks+GettyImages-523604050.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks and Rockford IceHogs have extended their affiliation agreement with a new five year contract, the teams announced Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Cubs to Call Up Hot-Hitting Prospect]]> Thu, 16 Jun 2016 17:01:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cubs+helmet+GettyImages-86307264.jpg
The Chicago Cubs seemingly have an unending supply of big-hitting prospects, and they're reportedly calling another one up ahead of a tough series against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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<![CDATA[Bryan Bickell Pens Goodbye Message to Hawks Fans]]> Thu, 16 Jun 2016 08:04:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Bryan+Bickell.png
Bryan Bickell took to Twitter to address fans following his unexpected trade to the Carolina Hurricanes Wednesday.

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