<![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, 28 Feb 2015 01:03:45 -0600 Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:03:45 -0600 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Report: Blackhawks Pursuing Vermette Trade]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:15:18 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/172*120/blackhawks+coyotes+game+2.33.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks have some cap space to use following the injury to Patrick Kane, and there are a couple of targets that the team is reportedly pursuing with dogged interest.

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<![CDATA[Rose Out 4-6 Weeks After Knee Surgery ]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:53:26 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*124/tlmd-derrik-rose-lesioando.jpg
The Chicago Bulls gave fans some good news on Friday morning as Derrick Rose underwent successful knee surgery to repair a torn meniscus.]]>
<![CDATA[Sopel Announces Retirement from Hockey]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:27:15 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*130/blackhawks+050310-011.jpg
Former Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Sopel announced his retirement from the sport of hockey on Friday morning.

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<![CDATA[Earl Lloyd, First Black NBA Player, Dies at 86]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:14:52 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP861620179640.jpg
Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86. Lloyd made his NBA debut in 1950 for the Washington Capitals, just before fellow black players Sweetwater Clifton and Chuck Cooper...

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<![CDATA[Eagles Acho Taking Va. Teen to Prom]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:45:32 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/228*120/2015-02-26_1345.png
A Loudoun County, Virginia, teen got the surprise of a lifetime Friday when Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Emmanuel Acho agreed to take her to prom. Back in January, Hannah Delmonte reached out to Acho...

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<![CDATA[Kane Undergoes Surgery on Fractured Clavicle]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:46:11 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/171*120/GettyImages_464336414.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks announced on Wednesday afternoon that Patrick Kane underwent successful surgery on a fractured clavicle and that he will fully recover within 12 weeks.]]>
<![CDATA[Sekera Dealt to Kings, Hurting Hawks' Blue Line Pursuit]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:07:38 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/179*120/GettyImages_462989538.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks are aggressively looking for blue line help, but one player on their wish list is off the board as Andrej Sekera is heading to the Los Angeles Kings.]]>
<![CDATA[Kane Injury Could Leave Blackhawks Looking for Trade]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:41:15 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/170*120/GettyImages_464336458.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks were already looking for some defensive help at the trade deadline, but could Patrick Kane's injury leave them looking for offensive help too?]]>
<![CDATA[2-Year-Old Son of NFL Long Snapper Sings National Anthem]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 04:48:08 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/AP828165311104.jpg
Forget football! The 2-year-old son of Cincinnati Bengals' long snapper showed he is ready for the stage when he belted out the National Anthem at a high school basketball game.

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<![CDATA[Kane on Long-Term Injured Reserve]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:27:24 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/464336414.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks haven't announced a timetable on Patrick Kane's injury, but he will be out at least 10 games as the team placed him on long-term injured reserve on Wednesday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Kane vs. Rose: Which Injury Hurts Title Chances More?]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:46:28 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP908342323712.jpg
Can either team still compete for a championship this season?

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<![CDATA[NFL Stadium Proposals ]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:41:02 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/carson-stadium.gif
For the past two decades, there have been proposals to bring an NFL team to the Los Angeles area, ever since the Rams and Raiders left LA in 1994. There are currently four proposals on the table.

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<![CDATA[Derrick Rose Tears Meniscus in Right Knee]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 07:49:40 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/460810802.jpg
Chicago Bulls Point Guard Derrick Rose suffered yet another knee injury. The star guard tore a medial meniscus in his right knee, an MRI confirms according to the team. It's unclear when the injury occured.

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<![CDATA[Boston Olympics Criticism OK: Mayor]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:02:07 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/Walsh+Olympics.jpg
It's now OK for city workers to criticize Boston's bid for the 2024 Olympics, thanks to a change to the city's deal with the U.S. Olympic Committee. Mayor Marty Walsh announced the change Tuesday, saying...

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<![CDATA[Top Sports Photos 2015]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:30:50 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/topSports-aRod-GettyImages_464511922.jpg
Click to see dramatic sports photos from the NFL, to basketball, baseball and more.

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<![CDATA[Former Hawk Nick Leddy Signs Big Deal With Islanders]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:46:38 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/463902008.jpg
In light of the Chicago Blackhawks' recent struggles on defense, the New York Islanders' signing of defenseman Nick Leddy to a seven-year deal may sting, but was it still the right move at the time?

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<![CDATA[Cubs Hire Ramirez, Youkilis as Consultants ]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:33:44 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/youkilis-grand-slam.jpg
The Chicago Cubs made a couple of moves on Tuesday to bolster their baseball operations, hiring Manny Ramirez and Kevin Youkilis as consultants and establishing a mental skills program.

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<![CDATA[Report: Blackhawks Ticket Prices Continue Their Rise]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:13:17 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/495200257.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks' recent struggles on home ice haven't deterred their fans from buying tickets as rates on the secondary market continue to soar.

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<![CDATA[Bulls Hit Boards to Beat Bucks 87-71]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 22:04:10 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/460810802.jpg
Tony Snell scored 20 points, Nikola Mirotic had 16 points and a career-high 14 rebounds, and the surging Chicago Bulls pounded the Milwaukee Bucks on the boards on their way to an 87-71 victory on Monday night.

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<![CDATA[Opinion: It's Time for Bears to Move On From Tillman, Briggs]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 13:24:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/189*120/453619824.jpg
Based on comments made by John Fox and Ryan Pace, the Chicago Bears are seriously considering moving on from Charles Tillman and Lance Briggs, and that's a good thing.

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<![CDATA[Oduya Out a Few Weeks, Darling to Start Tuesday]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 12:39:48 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/458233172.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks are in a bad state right now, and things got a bit worse Monday as it was revealed that Johnny Oduya will be out for a few weeks with an upper-body injury.

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<![CDATA[Madhouse Enforcer's Blackhawks Panic Meter ]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 12:00:33 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/198*120/464152934.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks have seen their longest homestand in team history turn into a nightmare, but do their struggles warrant panic by Hawks fans?]]>
<![CDATA[Blackhawks Sign Darling to Contract Extension]]> Sun, 22 Feb 2015 21:23:53 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/456093968.jpg
Shortly after calling him up from the Rockford IceHogs, the Chicago Blackhawks announced Sunday night that they had signed goaltender Scott Darling to a two-year contract extension.

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks Recall Darling, Nordstrom]]> Sun, 22 Feb 2015 20:31:17 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/456093968.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks made two roster moves on Sunday night, recalling Scott Darling and Joakim Nordstrom from the Rockford IceHogs.

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<![CDATA[Oduya Injured in Loss to Bruins ]]> Sun, 22 Feb 2015 18:16:30 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/458233172.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks will likely be without defenseman Johnny Oduya for a couple of games after he suffered an upper-body injury in Sunday's loss to the Boston Bruins.

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<![CDATA[Bruins Blast Blackhawks 6-2 ]]> Sun, 22 Feb 2015 18:06:13 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/463817333.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks saw their home woes continue on Sunday afternoon as they were blasted by the Boston Bruins by a score of 6-2.

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks Look to Best Stumbling Bruins Sunday ]]> Sun, 22 Feb 2015 13:27:56 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/topsports-hockey-AP516216701308.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks will look to take advantage of the Boston Bruins' recent struggles on Sunday as the two Original Six rivals hit the ice at the United Center.

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<![CDATA[Cubs Sell Minority Stake to Berlin ]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 18:33:58 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ricketts-home-opener-1.jpg
The Chicago Cubs have a new minority owner, as local businessman Andrew T. Berlin has purchased a stake in the team from the Ricketts family.]]>
<![CDATA[Social Reaction to Chargers-Raiders Stadium News]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:33:25 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/chargers+raiders+stadium+rendering+13.jpg
News that rival professional football teams the San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders are joining forces on a proposal that could have them share a Southern California stadium surprised many when it...

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<![CDATA[SoCal City Wants Joint NFL Stadium]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 20:08:46 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/carson-stadium.gif
A $1.7 billion NFL stadium next to one of the busiest highways in America could draw two California football teams to Los Angeles, if their cities don't provide them better facilities at home.

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