<![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 Tue, 04 Aug 2015 17:23:34 -0500 Tue, 04 Aug 2015 17:23:34 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Bears Projected to Finish Dead Last in NFL]]> Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:37:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears+helmets+grass.jpg
For fans hoping that the Chicago Bears would experience an upturn in fortune thanks to John Fox, the results of an NFL season simulation will put a damper on that enthusiasm.

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<![CDATA[Packers' Andrew Quarless Late to Training Camp After Daughter's Death]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:03:59 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-109135160.jpg
A Packers' player has opened up about why he missed the first few days of training camp. Andrew Quarless, a tight end who joined the Packers in 2010, explained to reporters he was mourning his daughter's...

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<![CDATA[Hroniss Grasu Discusses Hockey, Kings at Training Camp]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:09:30 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/177*120/GettyImages-460966336.jpg
Chicago Bears players like Kyle Long have jumped on the Blackhawks bandwagon, but Long's former college teammate (and new Bears center) Hroniss Grasu has other allegiances in the hockey world.]]>
<![CDATA[Jeffery Misses Bears' Monday Practice ]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:35:28 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/175*120/GettyImages-453565844.jpg
The Chicago Bears' receiving corps is already dealing with some depth issues with Kevin White's injury struggles, but Monday brought more bad news as Alshon Jeffery missed practice with a shoulder injury. ]]>
<![CDATA[Jimmy Butler Takes on Michael Jordan in Shooting Contest]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:09:15 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/butler+v+jordan.jpg
If you’ve ever wondered who would win in a shootout between Jimmy “Buckets” and Michael Jordan, well, that question has officially been answered.
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Click to see dramatic game action photos from professional football, hockey, basketball, baseball and more.

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<![CDATA[Disabilities Don't Stop This Surfer]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 23:17:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/knbc-disabled-surfer-Mitchell-Solomon-Coombs.jpg
Solomon-Coombs was born with various neurological disorders and was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism, as a teenager. He also lost his ability to walk after several sports injuries and uses a...

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<![CDATA[Kyle Long Rides in Style on New Tricycle at Bears Camp ]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 15:08:57 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/kyle+long+getty.jpg
Chicago Bears training camp has a parking lot full of expensive sports cars, but Kyle Long has found his own unique way of getting around Bourbonnais: a tricycle.

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<![CDATA[Bears Training Camp News and Notes: Day Three]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 14:59:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/john+fox+bears+getty.jpg
Day three of training camp is in the books for the Chicago Bears, and we have a recap of all the happenings in Bourbonnais.

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<![CDATA[Long, Bushrod Limited in Bears' First Padded Practice ]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 13:19:17 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears+helmets+grass.jpg
The Chicago Bears' offensive line had a couple of absences to deal with during Saturday's training camp practice, as Kyle Long was limited and Jermon Bushrod missed the workout.

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<![CDATA[Cubs Acquire Tommy Hunter From Orioles]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:05:59 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/179*120/GettyImages-474437928.jpg
The Chicago Cubs barely beat the 3 p.m. MLB trade deadline on Friday as they acquired relief pitcher Tommy Hunter from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for outfielder Junior Lake.

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<![CDATA[Pre-Civil War Baseball Card Goes for Over $100K at Auction]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:53:51 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/baseballcard.jpg
An heirloom of a baseball player that is over 150 years old was sold at an auction in Chicago Thursday. The baseball card was passed down in the family for generations, until being sold for $179,250.

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<![CDATA[Reports: Cubs Acquire Dan Haren in Trade With Marlins ]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:29:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-480512258.jpg
The Chicago Cubs are looking to fill some holes in their roster, and they made a move on Friday as they reportedly acquired Dan Haren in a trade with the Miami Marlins.

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<![CDATA[Chicago Marathon Becomes Largest Sustainable Running Event]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:00:18 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-457114510.jpg
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is now the largest running event in the world to be certified as sustainable.]]>
<![CDATA[Offseason Recap: Minnesota Vikings ]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:07:54 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/460751188.jpg
The Chicago Bears are looking to make some improvements in 2015, but one team that could stand in their way are the young and hungry Minnesota Vikings.

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<![CDATA[Bears Position Overview: Running Back ]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:05:38 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/460752100.jpg
The Chicago Bears are gathering in Bourbonnais for their training camp, and one position that will be the subject of plenty of scrutiny and attention is the running back spot.

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<![CDATA[Travel Guide: Where to Eat in Bourbonnais ]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:43:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*120/1031752212.jpg
With Chicago Bears training camp underway in Bourbonnais, Grizzly Detail has the lowdown on where to chow down when the Monsters of the Midway are done practicing.

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<![CDATA[Jets Fans Fly 'Cheaters' Banner Over Patriots Practice]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:45:07 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Jets-Fans-Patriots.jpg
The Jets fans behind campaigns to get a former general manager fired and to bring back one of the team’s iconic cheer leaders have a new target: The New England Patriots.

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<![CDATA[US Olympic Committee Exploring LA-SF Joint Bid: Sources]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:40:27 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/196*120/01-08-2015-olympics-los-angeles-coliseum-flag.jpg
With Boston now out of the 2024 Olympics race, Los Angeles is exploring a new bid that could include Bay Area cooperation. The United States Olympics Committee has reached out to San Francisco’s Olympics...

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks Detail Plans For New Practice Facility]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 09:09:57 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/240*120/CoummnityCenter3.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks will soon get a new practice facility.

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<![CDATA[Bears Arrive in Bourbonnais for Training Camp]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:55:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013513851_1200x675_493706307874.jpg
The Chicago Bears are in Bourbonnais for training camp and this year there is a new kind of excitement as new coach John Fox will be leading the team. NBC Chicago’s Peggy Kusinski reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Kevin White Placed on PUP List ]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:00:57 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/kevin+white+bears.jpg
The Chicago Bears have high hopes for wide receiver Kevin White this season, but those dreams have been put on hold as the rookie has been placed on the preseason Physically Unable to Perform list.

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<![CDATA[Bears Position Overview: Defensive Line]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:00:29 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/164*120/458725606+-+Copy.jpg
The Chicago Bears are reporting to Bourbonnais for training camp this week, and Grizzly Detail continues its look at the roster by examining the defensive line situation.

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<![CDATA[Hawks Headlines: Kruger Angling for Long-Term Deal]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:58:36 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-477280384.jpg
In this edition of Hawks Headlines, we take a look at what Chicago Blackhawks center Marcus Kruger is thinking about as the team tries to re-sign him, and we also reveal when preseason tickets go on sale for the...

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<![CDATA[Patriots Owner on Brady Decision]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:50:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-461747308.jpg
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and head coach Bill Belichick addressed the media a day after the NFL's decision to uphold Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs...

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<![CDATA[Social Media Reacts to Tom Brady's Suspension]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 01:49:51 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP_258466475816.jpg
Patriots fans angered by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's decision to uphold Tom Brady's four-game suspension Tuesday took to social media to defend their quarterback while others hailed the decision.

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<![CDATA[Bears Sign David Carter, A.J. Cruz to Contracts]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:05:20 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-168333039.jpg
The Chicago Bears announced the signings of defensive lineman David Carter and wide receiver A.J. Cruz on Tuesday, just ahead of the team's training camp.]]>