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Wednesday, Jan 2, 2019 at 11:48 AM CST

NBC Sports Chicago Announces New TV Pact With Teams

NBC Sports Chicago Announces New TV Pact With Teams

Three of Chicago’s sports teams announced a new exclusive partnership with NBC Sports Chicago on Wednesday, but the biggest news of all is the team not involved in the pact.

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2019 at 12:20 PM CST

WWE Hall Of Famer 'Mean Gene' Okerlund Dies at 76

WWE Hall Of Famer 'Mean Gene' Okerlund Dies at 76

WWE Hall of Famer Gene Okerlund, the interviewer known to a legion of wrestling fans as "Mean Gene" when he came to prominence along with professional wrestling in the mid 80's, has died at 76 according to...

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2019 at 12:50 PM CST

Think Sports Betting Seems Easy? Hedge Your Bets

Think Sports Betting Seems Easy? Hedge Your Bets

Seven U.S. states now offer legal sports gambling, and as many as 30 more will consider jumping on board in 2019. So here are some of the basics — as well as some more esoteric aspects — of betting on sports.

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2019 at 06:48 AM CST

Move to England Makes Pulisic Most Expensive US Soccer Player

Move to England Makes Pulisic Most Expensive US Soccer Player

Christian Pulisic became the most expensive American soccer player in history after completing a transfer to English club Chelsea from Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday.

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2019 at 06:09 AM CST

Federer on Winning Team After Facing Serena for 1st Time

Federer on Winning Team After Facing Serena for 1st Time

Roger Federer won the bragging rights over fellow tennis great Serena Williams as they faced each other on court for the first time on Tuesday, with Federer spearheading Switzerland's 4-2, 4-3 (3) victory...

Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019 at 03:55 PM CST

Deadline Passes Without Russian Turnover of Data to WADA

Deadline Passes Without Russian Turnover of Data to WADA

The deadline for Russia to turn over samples and other data from its Moscow anti-doping lab passed Tuesday, leaving the World Anti-Doping Agency to decide whether to reinstate the ban it had lifted in September...

Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019 at 03:04 PM CST

Blackhawks Lose to Bruins in Winter Classic

Blackhawks Lose to Bruins in Winter Classic

The Chicago Blackhawks are now 0-4 in Winter Classics after falling to the Boston Bruins at Notre Dame Stadium on Tuesday afternoon.

Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019 at 02:32 PM CST
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Blackhawks vs. Bruins: The Winter Classic in Photos

The Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins battled in the 2019 Winter Classic at...View gallery

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Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019 at 01:08 PM CST

Bryant, Harper Hang Out on New Year's Eve

Bryant, Harper Hang Out on New Year's Eve

The bro-mance between Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant and free agent outfielder Bryce Harper has generated tons of headlines, and it looks like 2019 will bring more of the same.

Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019 at 12:46 PM CST

Reports: Fangio Set to Interview for Head Coaching Jobs

Reports: Fangio Set to Interview for Head Coaching Jobs

Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio has put together one of the NFL’s best defenses, and as a result there are several teams looking into hiring him for a more high-profile job.

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