<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Sports]]>Copyright 2019 https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/sports http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago https://www.nbcchicago.com en-usSun, 21 Jul 2019 10:58:29 -0500Sun, 21 Jul 2019 10:58:29 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Báez Makes Incredible Tag to Help Cubs to Another Win]]> Sat, 20 Jul 2019 17:05:48 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1158725405.jpg
At some point, we're going to run out of superlatives for Chicago Cubs shortstop Javier Báez.

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<![CDATA[Báez, Rizzo Power Cubs Past Padres]]> Sat, 20 Jul 2019 16:47:03 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1163210643.jpg
On another sizzling day at Wrigley Field, the Chicago Cubs continued to wield hot bats as they beat the San Diego Padres on Saturday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Cubs Prospect Adbert Alzolay Heads to Injured List]]> Fri, 19 Jul 2019 17:37:37 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-11572588931.jpg
After being removed from a Wednesday minor league start, Chicago Cubs prospect Adbert Alzolay has been placed on the injured list, the team announced Friday.

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<![CDATA[Cubs Top Padres Thanks to Rizzo Grand Slam]]> Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:36:52 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1163026823.jpg
On a scorching hot day at Wrigley Field, the Chicago Cubs managed to outlast the San Diego Padres as they collected their sixth win in their last seven games.

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<![CDATA[Tony Hawk Creates Craft Beer 'Tony Hawps IPA' ]]> Thu, 18 Jul 2019 18:28:36 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Tony-Hawk-Black-Plague-IPA-2.jpg
Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk has yet another trick up his sleeve: brewing craft beer.Hawk and his company, Birdhouse Skateboards, has teamed up with Black Plague Brewing in Oceanside, California – a...

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<![CDATA[Muralist Jonas Never Memorializes Tyler Skaggs]]> Thu, 18 Jul 2019 21:34:10 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2019-07-18+at+7.26.03+PM.png
Famous street artist Jonas Never completed a mural of late Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs across from Skaggs’ high school in Santa Monica, California.]]>
<![CDATA[Rockford IceHogs Sign Jake Ryczek to 1-Year Contract]]> Thu, 18 Jul 2019 17:12:27 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-899625712.jpg
Defenseman Jake Ryczek has been participating in this week’s Chicago Blackhawks Development Camp on the West Side, and fans will see a lot more of him as he has agreed to an AHL contract with the Rockford...

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<![CDATA[White Sox Option Charlie Tilson to Charlotte]]> Thu, 18 Jul 2019 16:09:32 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1158943405.jpg
The Chicago White Sox optioned outfielder Charlie Tilson to Triple-A Charlotte after Thursday's game against the Kansas City Royals, the team announced in a press release.

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<![CDATA[One Buyer Now Owns 99 of 100 Rarest Sneakers in History]]> Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:08:26 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/sneaker+for+webbbb.PNG
Sotheby’s has sold 99 out of 100 pairs of rare sneakers less than a week after presenting the “Ultimate Sneaker Collection” for auction.The auction, which began July 11 and closes July 23, is a collaboration...

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<![CDATA[White Sox Lose 7th Straight as Royals Roll]]> Thu, 18 Jul 2019 16:00:00 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1162826018.jpg
For the second day in a row the Chicago White Sox staged a late rally against the Kansas City Royals, but for the second straight day their efforts fell short as they lost 6-5 and finished off a sweep at...

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<![CDATA[Olympic Surfing to Debut in 2020 at Japan’s Shidashita Beach]]> Thu, 18 Jul 2019 09:49:56 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/surftokyo.jpg
Organizers for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games have chosen Shidashita Beach as the site for the first Olympic surfing competition.]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago White Sox Lose 6th Straight, Fall to Royals]]> Wed, 17 Jul 2019 22:27:26 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1162650723.jpg
The Chicago White Sox made it interesting in the ninth inning, but it wasn't enough as they lost their sixth straight game in a defeat at the hands of the Kansas City Royals.

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<![CDATA[Darvish, Cubs Beat Reds at Wrigley Wednesday]]> Wed, 17 Jul 2019 16:28:09 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1162618166.jpg
The Chicago Cubs got another strong start from Yu Darvish and home runs from Kris Bryant and Addison Russell as they beat the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field Wednesday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Eloy Jiménez Lands on Injured list for White Sox]]> Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:59:02 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1160227425.jpg
Chicago White Sox outfielder Eloy Jiménez has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a right ulnar nerve contusion, the team announced Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Alligator Catcher Throws 1st Pitch at Cubs Game]]> Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:56:20 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GATORFrankRobbWRIGLEYMcGovern_3447442_15061809_76364.JPG
Frank Robb went from a celebrated (alligator) catcher in Chicago, to a pitcher at a Chicago Cubs game Tuesday.  ]]>
<![CDATA[Alligator Catcher Throws Out First Pitch at Cubs Game]]> Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:55:37 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEBAlligatorcatcherpitch_3447540_15061097_339.JPG
Frank Robb went from a celebrated (alligator) catcher in Chicago, to a pitcher at a Chicago Cubs game Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Blackhawks Trade Artem Anisimov to Ottawa]]> Tue, 16 Jul 2019 14:32:20 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-668294586.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks have made yet another trade in what has been a busy offseason, sending forward Artem Anisimov to the Ottawa Senators in exchange for forward Zack Smith.

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<![CDATA[Mike Montgomery Emotional After Trade From Cubs]]> Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:05:29 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_100000004155372.JPG
Mike Montgomery reacts to being traded from the Chicago Cubs. ]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Cubs Trade Montgomery to Kansas City Royals]]> Mon, 15 Jul 2019 23:02:34 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-818893614.jpg
Mike Montgomery, the Chicago Cubs pitcher who was on the mound when the Cubs clinched their World Series victory in 2016, is being traded to the Kansas City Royals for catcher Martin Maldonado, the Cubs...

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<![CDATA[Marathon Moments: Runner Aims to Raise Awareness for Homeless Animals]]> Mon, 15 Jul 2019 22:43:11 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEBMarathonMoment6_3435104_14995611_566.JPG
A story of inspiration from a Bank of America Chicago Marathon runner. ]]>
<![CDATA[Tarik Cohen Reveals Brother Paralyzed in Shooting: 'He's My Purpose']]> Mon, 15 Jul 2019 22:11:05 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_100000004145164.JPG
Chicago Bear Tarik Cohen revealed that his younger sibling was shot in North Carolina in early June and is “probably paralyzed from the waist” down. ]]>
<![CDATA[Tarik Cohen Reveals Brother Paralyzed in Shooting]]> Mon, 15 Jul 2019 21:32:57 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEBCohenonbrother_3434980_14991378_2100.JPG
Chicago Bears star Tarik Cohen will be arriving at training camp next week with a new purpose.]]>
<![CDATA[Marathon Moments: Importance of a Strong Core]]> Mon, 15 Jul 2019 22:21:19 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEBMarathonMoment5_3435102_14994001_1736.JPG
A strong core can help propel elite and novice runners 26.2 miles. NIKE Master Trainers show us some easy core exercises to incorporate into your Bank of America Chicago Marathon training.]]>
<![CDATA[Tokyo Olympics Bring New Sports and Changes to Previous Events]]> Mon, 15 Jul 2019 19:06:29 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Olympics+THUMB.jpg
The 2020 Olympic Games are almost a year away. Here’s what you can expect to see at the Tokyo games next year.]]>
<![CDATA[Coco Gauff Leaps in Rankings Following Wimbledon Breakout]]> Mon, 15 Jul 2019 13:16:31 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/CG3.jpg
Fifteen-year-old Coco Gauff has moved inside the top 150 of the women's singles rankings after headlining the 2019 Championships Wimbledon with her dream debut run to the fourth round.The youngest player...

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<![CDATA[Boxing Champ Pernell 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker Dead at 55]]> Mon, 15 Jul 2019 10:54:39 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/pernell1.jpg
Pernell 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker was fatally struck by a truck in Virginia Beach on Sunday night. The four-time champion boxer and Olympics gold medalist was 55.]]>
<![CDATA[Boxing Champ Pernell 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker Dead at 55]]> Mon, 15 Jul 2019 10:59:04 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/pernell.jpg
Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker, the retired boxer who held world titles at four weight classes, was killed Sunday after being hit by a car, according to published reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Blackhawks Development Camp Preview]]> Sun, 14 Jul 2019 20:40:59 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1076866682.jpg
Chicago Blackhawks fans looking to catch a glimpse of the next generation of hockey stars will have a chance this week as the team convenes at the Fifth Third Arena for the club’s annual Development Camp.

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<![CDATA[Heyward, Schwarber Power Cubs to Sweep of Pirates]]> Sun, 14 Jul 2019 16:16:27 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1162008095.jpg
The Chicago Cubs continued to click on all cylinders offensively on Sunday as they completed a three-game sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates at Wrigley Field.

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