<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Sports]]>Copyright 2018 https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/sports http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago https://www.nbcchicago.com en-usMon, 24 Sep 2018 09:12:35 -0500Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:12:35 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Tiger Woods Wins Tour Championship for First Victory in 5 Years]]> Sun, 23 Sep 2018 17:57:50 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/SAMPLE+TIMELINE.00_00_28_29.Still003.jpg
Tiger Woods is a winner again, capping off one of the most remarkable comebacks in golf history.]]>
<![CDATA[First Thoughts: Bears vs. Cardinals]]> Sun, 23 Sep 2018 13:34:42 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1035734846.jpg
The Chicago Bears are looking to do something this week that they haven’t done since 2014, as they will try to run their record above .500 when they take on the Arizona Cardinals.

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<![CDATA[Addison Russell Responds to Abuse Allegations]]> Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:22:57 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/addison+russell+cubs+dodgers.jpg
Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell has been placed on administrative leave by Major League Baseball after new allegations of abuse were published by his ex-wife.

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<![CDATA[Bears vs. Cardinals: Defensive Preview]]> Fri, 21 Sep 2018 17:51:50 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-865131236.jpg
The Chicago Bears’ defense has been one of the big stories in the NFL so far this season, and they could have another chance to shine on Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals.

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<![CDATA[Bears vs. Cardinals: Offensive Preview]]> Sun, 23 Sep 2018 13:43:27 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1014161234.jpg
The Chicago Bears haven’t gotten above .500 since they started the 2014 season with a 2-1 record, but they could change that on Sunday as they head to Arizona to face the lowly Cardinals.

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<![CDATA[Bears vs. Cardinals: Houston-Carson Out for Chicago]]> Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:04:11 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/211*120/GettyImages-453699878.jpg
The Chicago Bears will be without two members of their secondary on Sunday, as Marcus Cooper Sr. and DeAndre Houston-Carson will both miss the team’s game against the Arizona Cardinals.

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<![CDATA[Cubs Look to Accomplish Rare Feat vs. White Sox]]> Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:02:26 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1031720022.png
The Chicago Cubs are one win away from doing something that they haven’t done in over 100 years.

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<![CDATA[Theo Epstein Speaks on Allegations Against Addison Russell]]> Fri, 21 Sep 2018 14:15:36 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000031754002_1200x675_1326187587849.jpg
The Cubs addressed abuse allegations detailed in a blog post by Addison Russell's ex wife. The shortstop has since been placed on administrative leave.]]>
<![CDATA[MLB Places Addison Russell on Administrative Leave]]> Fri, 21 Sep 2018 14:16:39 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/russell1.png
Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell has been placed on administrative leave by Major League Baseball after new allegations of abuse were published by his ex-wife.

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks Make Series of Roster Moves Friday]]> Fri, 21 Sep 2018 11:23:21 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-981688396.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks sent two more players to their respective junior teams on Friday morning, including 2018 first round pick Nicolas Beaudin.

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<![CDATA[Ex-Wife of Cubs' Russell Details Alleged Abuse in Blog Post]]> Fri, 21 Sep 2018 13:36:39 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-694219534.png
For the first time since their divorce, the ex-wife of Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell is speaking out about what she described as emotional and physical abuse she suffered at the hands of her...

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<![CDATA[Raiders Say 'It's Hard' to Watch Mack Succeed With Bears]]> Thu, 20 Sep 2018 17:15:58 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1035722310.jpg
The Oakland Raiders may have gotten two first round picks from the Chicago Bears in the Khalil Mack trade, but it sounds like the team is having some regrets about the decision.

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<![CDATA[Bears Valued at Nearly $3 Billion by Forbes]]> Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:42:20 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-630674248.jpg
The Chicago Bears haven’t had a lot of success on the field in recent years, but they’re still seeing some great results with their bottom line.

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<![CDATA[Legendary MLB Scout Don Welke Dies at 75]]> Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:57:42 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Don+Welke+IMG_3576.jpg
Don Welke, the Vice President of Scouting Operations for the San Diego Padres, has died, the team confirmed Thursday.Welke, who began scouting for major league baseball with the Cincinnati Reds in 1965, worked...

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<![CDATA[Cubs Season in Review: Best Moments of 2018]]> Sat, 22 Sep 2018 22:07:43 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Cubs_Best_Moments_of_2018_1200x675_1325298243715.jpg
The Chicago Cubs have had a truly remarkable 2018 season, full of ups and downs as they've sought their third straight division title and fourth straight playoff appearance. We're reliving that run with...]]>
<![CDATA[Blackhawks' Top Forwards to Debut vs. Red Wings]]> Thu, 20 Sep 2018 11:37:30 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-186747452.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks will play their second game of the preseason on Thursday night in Detroit, and the team will be loaded with stars at the forward position when they make the trip to the Motor City.

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<![CDATA[Diamondbacks Avoid Sweep with 9-0 Win Over Cubs]]> Thu, 20 Sep 2018 07:25:53 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-1036210364.jpg
After resting most of their regular hitters, the Arizona Diamondbacks came through with a big win to avoid falling further behind in their playoff chase.

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<![CDATA[Mavs Owner Mark Cuban Donates $10M After Workplace Probe]]> Wed, 19 Sep 2018 23:12:57 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/mcAP_18057828367198.jpg
A seven-month investigation into sexual harassment and workplace misconduct allegations within the Dallas Mavericks organization was released Wednesday afternoon confirming "numerous instances of sexual...

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<![CDATA[Forte Joins Chicago Police Officer for Ride-Along]]> Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:27:24 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-913499328.jpg
Former Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte went on a ride-along with a Chicago police commander on the city’s South Side in an effort to show young residents that they can find common ground with police.

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<![CDATA[Toews, Kane Expected to Make Preseason Debut]]> Wed, 19 Sep 2018 15:16:41 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/toews+kane+GettyImages-493068540.jpg
Chicago Blackhawks fans will get their first in-game glimpse of two of the team’s biggest stars on Thursday night, as Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews are expected to suit up for a preseason game against...]]>
<![CDATA[Blackhawks Trim Camp Roster to 53]]> Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:32:22 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-9006164564.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks made a series of roster moves today, including sending 2018 draft pick Philipp Kurashev back to his junior team.

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<![CDATA[Chicago Cubs Playoff Update]]> Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:10:16 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-969227378.png
The Chicago Cubs are aiming to secure their fourth straight playoff appearance this season, and with their magic number dwindling by the day, it’s time to take a look at who they could potentially face in...

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<![CDATA[Butler Requests Trade From Timberwolves: Reports]]> Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:58:39 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-950491216.jpg
After meeting with Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Tom Thibodeau this week, former Chicago Bulls forward Jimmy Butler has reportedly asked the team for a trade.

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<![CDATA[Murphy Timetable for Return Extended, Team Says]]> Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:09:39 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-880973262.jpg
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Connor Murphy has yet to see the ice during training camp, and now it appears that he will be out of commission for even longer than originally anticipated.

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<![CDATA[Trevathan Named NFC Defensive Player of the Week]]> Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:17:03 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-861670080.png
Chicago Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan played a huge role in his team’s home opening win over the Seattle Seahawks on Monday, and he was rewarded for his play with the NFC Defensive Player of the Week award.

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<![CDATA[Baez, Murphy Go Deep as Cubs Romp Past Diamondbacks 9-1]]> Wed, 19 Sep 2018 06:14:25 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-1035799856.jpg
Two nights in a row, Anthony Rizzo has made a major impact on Chicago Cubs wins with efforts that don't stand out in the boxscore.

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<![CDATA['Legends' McFadden, Hug Return to Chicago Marathon]]> Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:53:09 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/mcfadden+hug.jpg
Defending champions Tatyana McFadden and Marcel Hug will return to the Bank of America Chicago Marathon in 2018, leading a talented professional wheelchair field.

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<![CDATA[Kyle Hendricks Masterful in Cubs' Win Over Arizona]]> Mon, 17 Sep 2018 23:26:48 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1035172170.jpg
The Chicago Cubs are nearing the finish line of a staggering stretch of baseball, but they’re still piling up wins as they beat the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on Monday night.

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<![CDATA[Hasay Drops Out of Chicago Marathon Year After Historic Run]]> Mon, 17 Sep 2018 15:59:39 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-859021986.png
Jordan Hasay was poised to lead one of the strongest female American fields ever at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, but on Monday, organizers announced an injury had sidelined her from returning to...

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<![CDATA[Marathon Moments: 80-Year-Old Running 2018 Marathon]]> Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:46:17 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000031665953_1200x675_1322422851682.jpg
In Marathon Moment 16, 80-year-old marathoner, Bob Howard, talks about running the marathon to raise money for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago and setting an example for people in the community.]]>
<![CDATA[Marathon Moments: Carrie Tollefson Talks About Neighborhoods Along Marathon Route]]> Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:43:16 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000031666995_1200x675_1322423875732.jpg
In Marathon Moment 15, Carrie Tollefson, Olympian and member of the Bank of America broadcast team, talks about the neighborhoods that runners will experience along the course on race day.]]>