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Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago Sun-Times

30 N Racine Ave 3rd Fl
Chicago, IL 60607   Directions

(312) 321-3000

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Daily Herald Sports
Daily Herald Sports

155 E Algonquin Rd
Arlington Heights, IL 60005   Directions

(847) 427-4300

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Rozner: Ed Farmer was gift to White Sox, all of us
04/02/2020 5:21pm

Ed Farmer was a complicated and brilliant man. He was also an entertainer and, most important, a good friend.

Chicago White Sox broadcaster, former reliever Ed Farmer dies at 70
04/02/2020 5:04pm

Longtime Chicago White Sox radio broadcaster Ed Farmer died Wednesday night, the team announced Thursday. He was 70.

Blackhawks extend Highmore, sign 3 others
04/02/2020 1:57pm

Forwards Matthew Highmore, Evan Barratt and Andrei Altybarmakyan, and goalie Kevin Lankinen agreed to contracts with the Blackhawks Thursday.

Satoransky forces Chicago Bulls to take bad with the good
04/02/2020 3:49pm

Last summer when the Bulls added guard Tomas Satoransky, one mystery was why Washington didnt hang onto its own restricted free agent. The reasons became clear during the season.

R.J. Luke has fond memories of his days at Waubonsie Valley
04/02/2020 10:32am

Catching Up With: Waubonsie Valley alum and three-sport standout R.J. Luke.

WBBM TV
WBBM TV

22 W Washington St
Chicago, IL 60602   Directions

(312) 899-2890

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Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo Launches Push To Get Hot Meals To Doctors, Nurses On Front Line Of Coronavirus Fight
04/02/2020 6:35pm

Anthony Rizzo is at bat for those on the front line of the coronavirus fight. He talked with CBS 2s Brad Edwards about his efforts Thursday from his Florida home joined by his dog, Kevin.

White Sox Radio Voice Ed Farmer Dies At Age 70
04/02/2020 10:35am

White Sox television play-by-play announcer Jason Benetti called Farmer a loyal, welcoming friend in a tribute on Twitter.

CBS To Air Final Rounds Of 2004 & 2019 The Masters Tournaments
04/02/2020 9:41am

With this years tournament postponed, CBS is looking to fill the void for golf fans by rewinding the clock to a pair of classic finishes.

‘Top 50 Singles Is My Next Marker I Want To Hit’: Taylor Townsend On World Team Tennis All Star Event On CBS
04/01/2020 2:52pm

Townsend reflects on her tennis career so far and shares what it was like to be in the WTT All Star event that will be on CBS this Saturday.

‘I’m Preparing For No Season At All’: MLB Insider Jared Diamond Admits Grim Outlook For 2020 MLB Season
04/01/2020 2:05pm

With the continued spread of the coronavirus and extended stay at home guidelines in effect, the MLB season appears to be slipping away.

WFLD TV Sports - FOX 32
WFLD TV Sports - FOX 32

205 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

(312) 565-5532

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WGN Radio
WGN Radio

303 E Wacker Dr 18th Fl
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

(312) 222-4700

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Aussie league: LaMelo Ball’s bid to buy club not a done deal
04/02/2020 7:44pm

SYDNEY AP LaMelo Balls bid to be a club owner before making his NBA debut isnt a done deal, yet. Australias National Basketball League issued a statement Friday in response to reports overnight that Ball had bought the Illawarra Hawks, the club south of Sydney where he played 12 games last season. Balls business

Nick Saban favors extra teaching time, not longer fall camp
04/02/2020 3:31pm

Alabama coach Nick Saban doesnt believe extending preseason camp for college football teams around the country is necessarily the best way to get them ready for the season. Saban said Thursday that hed prefer some teaching sessions on the field over the summer to prepare for camp, even if it is in shorts and T-shirts.

Patriots use team plane to help Mass., fly N95 in from China
04/02/2020 2:49pm

BOSTON AP Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker found himself in need of an assist to help the state fight the coronavirus pandemic. He called on the New England Patriots. The teams private plane landed in Boston from China on Thursday evening carrying more than a million masks critical to health care providers fighting to control

Blackhawks agree to extensions with F Highmore, G Lankinen
04/02/2020 2:35pm

CHICAGO APThe Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to two-year contract extensions with forward Matthew Highmore and goaltender Kevin Lankinen. The first year of each extension is a two-way deal. Highmores agreement has an average annual value of $725,000, and Lankinens extension carries an average annual value of $800,000. The Blackhawks also announced Thursday that forwards Evan

Study: Gonzaga, Michigan top academics-based NCAA brackets
04/02/2020 2:02pm

RALEIGH, N.C. AP Gonzaga and Michigan stood out in a study that seeded mens and womens NCAA Tournament brackets based on graduation rates, academic success and diversity in the head-coaching ranks. The Zags were a No. 1 seed in both brackets released Thursday by The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport TIDES at

WGN TV - CW 9
WGN TV - CW 9

2501 W Bradley Pl
Chicago, IL 60618   Directions

(773) 528-2311

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MEMORIES OF MADNESS: The ‘Whiz Kids’ and last time Illinois had a great season cut short
04/02/2020 6:43pm

CHAMPAIGN On March 8th, it looked like it was just the start of a special March nearly a decade in the making. Looking to clinch a first-round bye for the Big Ten Tournament, Illinois took to the court against Iowa for memorable 40 minutes of basketball. Momentum swung both ways over the course of

ISOLATION INSPIRED: Calling balls and strikes at home
04/02/2020 12:53pm

CHICAGO Dont forget that its not just high school, college, and professional athletes that are currently on break as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Many youth players and adults who play sports for recreation have their activities shut down due to the ban on large gatherings along with the closing of many parks. It also

Longtime White Sox broadcaster Ed Farmer passes away
04/02/2020 8:43am

LOS ANGELES Ed Farmer passed away Wednesday night at the age of 70. Farmer was the voice of White Sox radio for almost 30 years. The South Side native pitched in his hometown for nearly three of his 11 seasons in the big leagues. DarrinJackson, Farmers friend and radio partner since 2009, released

Jelle’s Marble Runs race to fill live sports void
04/01/2020 6:15pm

Many sports fans are losing their marbles without live games to watch. But marbles could actually be the answer to their competitive void. The Marble Leaguelaunched in 2016 by brothers Jelle and Dion Bakker in the Netherlandshas seen its YouTube channel of competitive races featuring small glass spheres in the drivers seat, careening and colliding

Cubs-Cardinals series in London in June canceled by MLB
04/01/2020 11:49am

LONDON Major League Baseball has canceled a two-game series in London between the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals because of the coronavirus pandemic. The teams had been scheduled to play at Olympic Stadium on June 13-14. Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred made the announcement in a memorandum sent to MLB employees on Wednesday.

WLS TV Sports - ABC 7
WLS TV Sports - ABC 7

190 N State St
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

(312) 750-7777

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WMAQ TV Sports - NBC 5
WMAQ TV Sports - NBC 5

454 N Columbus Dr
Chicago, IL 60611   Directions

(312) 836-5555

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‘There’s Bigger Things Going On’: Red Stars Goalie Alyssa Naeher Supports Decision to Postpone Tokyo Olympics
04/02/2020 6:19pm

Normally at this time of year, Alyssa Naeher is busy ramping-up for the upcoming Chicago Red Stars season. But this year, with the goalies soccer career on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, things are vastly different. Its a very different type of feeling at the moment, Naeher said via Skype. This is usually the time of year that were...

Ed Farmer, White Sox Broadcaster, Former Pitcher, Dies at 70
04/02/2020 5:55pm

Ed Farmer, an All-Star reliever who spent nearly three decades as a radio broadcaster for the Chicago White Sox, has died

Patriots’ Plane Used to Deliver Over 1.7M N95 Masks to Mass.
04/02/2020 10:25am

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is taking action to support health care workers in Massachusetts and New York amid the coronavirus crisis. Kraft purchased more than 1.7 million N95 masks and used the Patriots team plane to fly the critical supplies from China to Boston overnight in order to help hospitals in both states combat the ongoing, nationwide shortage...

Bears Make Signings of Robert Quinn, Germain Ifedi Official
04/01/2020 11:23pm

The Chicago Bears have continued to confirm the signings they made early in NFL free agency, as the team announced contracts with offensive lineman Germain Ifedi and linebacker Robert Quinn. Both signings, previously reported when the new NFL league year began in mid-March, were both made official on Wednesday. Quinn, a two-time Pro Bowler who most recently played for the...

Kobe Bryant’s Book ‘The Wizenard Series: Season One’ Released
04/01/2020 7:45pm

The latest installment in Kobe Bryants The Wizenard book series was released on Tuesday, the late NBA players widow revealed in an Instagram post, NBC News reports.

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