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Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 at 08:50 AM CDT

Chicago Marathon 2019: Romanchuk Wins Men's Wheelchair Race

Chicago Marathon 2019: Romanchuk Wins Men's Wheelchair Race

Daniel Romanchuk has just defended his title in the men's wheelchair race at the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 06:40 PM CDT

Final Preparations for 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Final Preparations for 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Organizers for the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon were focused on the finishing touches on Saturday, one day ahead of the big race. NBC 5's Lexi Sutter reports.

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 10:38 PM CDT

Angels Employee Reportedly Told Feds He Got Skaggs Opiods

Angels Employee Reportedly Told Feds He Got Skaggs Opiods

The Los Angeles Angels' director of communications told federal investigators that he provided oxycodone to Tyler Skaggs and abused the drug with the pitcher, according to an ESPN report published Saturday. Di...

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 10:28 AM CDT

The Lakers-Nets Series in China Ends Quietly, Again

The Lakers-Nets Series in China Ends Quietly, Again

The Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets are heading home from China, their roles as unwitting participants in a geopolitical drama that neither team had any role in starting or escalating now over. The Nets...

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 04:20 PM CDT

Kenyan Runner First Under 2 Hours for Marathon But No Record

Kenyan Runner First Under 2 Hours for Marathon But No Record

Roger Bannister, 1954. Eliud Kipchoge, 2019? Like the sub-four minute mile, running a marathon in less than two hours had seemed impossible — until Saturday. But this time there's an asterisk: Olympic champion...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 06:04 PM CDT

Olympic Swimmer Conor Dwyer Retires After Doping Suspension

Olympic Swimmer Conor Dwyer Retires After Doping Suspension

Conor Dwyer, a U.S. Olympic swimmer and Chicago native, announced his retirement on Friday after receiving a 20-month ban for doping.

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 12:45 AM CDT

Nationalism Over NBA Fandom: Fans Support 'Motherland' China

Nationalism Over NBA Fandom: Fans Support 'Motherland' China

When Wu Xintong's favorite team, the Los Angeles Lakers, played the Brooklyn Nets in Shanghai this Thursday, she broke a viewing streak of more than 10 years and deliberately missed the game. Until recently,...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 10:31 PM CDT

Tens of Thousands Descend Upon Chicago For Marathon Weekend

Tens of Thousands Descend Upon Chicago For Marathon Weekend

Tens of thousands of people descended upon Chicago Friday night ahead of the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday. NBC 5's Lexi Sutter reports.

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 04:20 PM CDT

What Happens to the Clothes Marathon Runners Leave Behind?

What Happens to the Clothes Marathon Runners Leave Behind?

Every year as runners race to the Bank of America Chicago Marathon finish line, clothing items left behind sit abandoned on the street.

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 04:18 PM CDT

'Layering Is the Best Thing You Can Do': Marathon Runners Plan Cold-Weather Strategy

'Layering Is the Best Thing You Can Do': Marathon Runners Plan Cold-Weather Strategy

Juan Iten trains in the tropics, has never run in cold weather before and is not sure what to expect. Deidre McDonagh seems "very excited" by a cooler forecast for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, as...

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