<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Sports]]>Copyright 2018https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/sports http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago https://www.nbcchicago.comen-usThu, 26 Apr 2018 14:30:51 -0500Thu, 26 Apr 2018 14:30:51 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[NFL Draft Preview: Where the Bears Pick]]> Thu, 26 Apr 2018 12:17:57 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-454956674.jpg
The Chicago Bears are heading to Dallas with a ton of needs and many question marks as the NFL Draft approaches on Thursday night.

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<![CDATA[Baez Pokes Fun at Lindor During Game]]> Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:40:52 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/LindorBaez.jpg
Chicago Cubs infielder Javier Baez and Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor added another chapter to their hilarious rivalry on Wednesday night.

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<![CDATA[Ex-Bull Joakim Noah Debuts, Um, Interesting New Look]]> Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:24:22 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/joakim+noah+GettyImages-614924402.png
Joakim Noah may not have played a minute of basketball since January, but he’s still sporting a playoff beard – and what a beard it is.

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<![CDATA[Moser Inks Contract Extension With Loyola]]> Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:18:01 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-940121004.jpg
After a magical run that culminated with the school’s first trip to the Final Four in over 50 years, there were questions about whether head coach Porter Moser would stay with the program.

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<![CDATA[NFL Draft Preview: Bears' Biggest Needs]]> Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:54:37 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-493146200.jpg
The Chicago Bears are heading into the NFL Draft with a laundry list of needs, and they’re hoping to make a big splash as they try to bolster the team that Matt Nagy and company will put on the field this...

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<![CDATA[Bryant Out Again for Cubs]]> Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:19:05 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-658265112.jpg
For the second night in a row, Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant will not be in the starting lineup when the team takes on the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field.

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<![CDATA[Pedro Strop's Son Shows Off Incredible Baseball Skills]]> Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:20:07 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-861770338.jpg
Chicago Cubs reliever Pedro Strop is known for his wicked pitches and his trademark hat tilt, but apparently his baseball skill runs in his family.

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<![CDATA[NFL Draft: Potential Bears Targets]]> Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:06:27 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ATT-Stadium-Draft-042418.jpg
The Chicago Bears are in an interesting position where they don't need a quarterback at the top of the NFL Draft, but what does that mean for their plans with the eighth overall pick?

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<![CDATA[NFL Draft: Recapping the Bears' First Round Picks]]> Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:35:24 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-867891488.png
The Chicago Bears own the eighth overall pick in the upcoming NFL Draft, but how have they done with their last 10 first round selections?

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<![CDATA[NFL Draft: Start Times and First Round Order of Picks]]> Wed, 25 Apr 2018 11:30:09 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/nfl-generic.jpg
The 2018 NFL Draft will take place on Thursday night in Dallas, and as is usually the case, there is plenty of intrigue about the wheeling and dealing that will take place as all 32 teams meet in one place.

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<![CDATA[Kristin Cavallari Coming to Chicago Area This Week]]> Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:07:17 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/169*120/GettyImages-631289556.jpg
Looks like Kristin Cavallari is returning to her Chicago-area roots this week.

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<![CDATA[Stephen Curry Signs Broad Production Deal With Sony Pictures]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:24:52 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/currycurry1.jpg
Sony Pictures Entertainment announced Monday that it has struck a deal with the Golden State Warriors All-Star guard to produce television, film and possibly gaming projects.

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<![CDATA[White Sox Release Health Update on Farquhar]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 22:57:21 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-842005626.jpg
Chicago White Sox pitcher Danny Farquhar remains in critical but neurologically stable condition at a local hospital after collapsing during last Friday’s game against the Houston Astros, the White Sox said.

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<![CDATA[Inside Nassar Gymnastics Scandal: Maroney, Karolyis Speak]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 06:18:21 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/maroney-today.jpg
USA Gymnastics tried to silence top athletes after they reported being molested by team doctor Larry Nassar and as they pushed to meet with law enforcement officials, the gymnasts and their family members...

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<![CDATA[Almora Robs Rockies With Pair of Incredible Catches]]> Sun, 22 Apr 2018 19:43:40 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-861401048.jpg
Sunday was only a regular season game, but for Chicago Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr., it was a day that he will never forget.

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<![CDATA[Cubs Give Update on Kris Bryant's Health]]> Sun, 22 Apr 2018 20:30:39 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-6578008041.jpg
Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant was forced to exit Sunday’s game against the Colorado Rockies after he was struck in the head by a pitch.

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<![CDATA[Bryant Leaves Game After Being Hit in Head by Pitch]]> Sun, 22 Apr 2018 15:21:13 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-658265112.jpg
Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant was forced to exit Sunday’s game against the Colorado Rockies after he was struck in the head by a pitch.

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<![CDATA[McKayla Maroney Details 'Scariest Night' With Larry Nassar]]> Sun, 22 Apr 2018 20:17:51 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/maroney-today.jpg
Larry Nassar had done "the treatment" on gymnast McKayla Maroney before, but nothing prepared her for what happened in a Tokyo hotel room in October 2011."That was the scariest night," Maroney told NBC in her...

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<![CDATA[White Sox Honor Farquhar With Touching Tributes]]> Sat, 21 Apr 2018 21:03:23 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/212*120/GettyImages-949721922.jpg
As the Chicago White Sox take the field Saturday night against the Houston Astros, their hearts are heavy as teammate Danny Farquhar remains in an area hospital.

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<![CDATA[Rizzo Voices Support for Danny Farquhar]]> Sat, 21 Apr 2018 18:06:21 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/rizzo+GettyImages-859470670.png
Chicago White Sox pitcher Danny Farquhar is in critical condition at a Chicago hospital after suffering a brain hemorrhage, and teams are offering their thoughts and prayers as he is treated.

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<![CDATA[Teams, Players Offer Well-Wishes to Farquhar]]> Sat, 21 Apr 2018 16:10:09 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-836503452.jpg
Chicago White Sox pitcher Danny Farquhar is in critical condition at a Chicago hospital after suffering a brain hemorrhage, and teams are offering their thoughts and prayers as he is treated.

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<![CDATA[Cubs Place Zobrist on Disabled List]]> Sat, 21 Apr 2018 15:48:23 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-6864021961.jpg
The Chicago Cubs will be without one of their key contributors on offense as Ben Zobrist has been placed on the disabled list.

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<![CDATA[White Sox Place Farquhar on Disabled List]]> Sat, 21 Apr 2018 15:06:56 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Danny+Farquhar.jpg
After pitcher Danny Farquhar suffered a brain hemorrhage during Friday night’s game, the Chicago White Sox have placed him on the 10-day disabled list.

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<![CDATA[Sox Pitcher in Critical Condition After Brain Hemorrhage]]> Sat, 21 Apr 2018 17:23:38 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-842005626.jpg
Chicago White Sox pitcher Danny Farquhar is in critical condition at a local hospital after collapsing during Friday’s game against the Houston Astros.

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<![CDATA[Cubs Place Eddie Butler on Disabled List]]> Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:28:28 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-948828126.jpg
The Chicago Cubs announced Friday that they have placed pitcher Eddie Butler on the 10-day disabled list with a groin injury.

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<![CDATA[7 Cubs Make List of Best Players in MLB]]> Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:22:04 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-686460346.jpg
The Chicago Cubs have had an inconsistent start to the season, but according to a new ranking, their roster is chock full of guys capable of turning things around.

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<![CDATA[Saladino Pens Humorous Goodbye to Sox Fans]]> Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:20:20 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-941631426.jpg
Former Chicago White Sox infielder Tyler Saladino was traded to the Milwaukee Brewers this week, and before he left town, he said goodbye to the team’s fans.

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<![CDATA[Trailer Debuts for Cutler, Cavallari Reality Show]]> Fri, 20 Apr 2018 19:31:03 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/111028640.jpg
Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler and “The Hills” star Kristin Cavallari will star in a new reality show on E! this summer.

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<![CDATA[Butler 'Pays Dues' to Fantasy League With Amazing Gifts]]> Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:58:06 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-916401506.jpg
Former Chicago Bulls forward Jimmy Butler made waves when he gave out his cell phone number during a press conference, but that crazy story had a remarkable ending this week.

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<![CDATA[White Sox Trade Saladino, Acquire Thompson]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 19:34:04 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-831083868.jpg
The Chicago White Sox made a pair of transactions Thursday, acquiring outfielder Trayce Thompson from the Oakland A’s and sending Tyler Saladino to the Milwaukee Brewers.

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<![CDATA[Bears Announce 2018 Schedule]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 19:05:18 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-830342928.jpg
The New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks will travel to Soldier Field to take on the Chicago Bears this season, according to the team's newly released schedule.

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<![CDATA[Reports: Bears to Open Season Against Packers]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:51:58 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-867891488.png
According to multiple reports, the Chicago Bears will open their 2018 season in primetime against their biggest rival.

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