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Michael Carter-Williams praises Rajon Rondo, guard he supplanted

Michael Carter-Williams praises Rajon Rondo, guard he supplanted

When the Bulls traded Tony Snell for Michael Carter-Williams in October, the transaction looked to be one of those fresh starts for two players who had fallen out of favor in their current situation. And indeed, Tony Snell is keeping the Bucks' shooting guard slot warm until Khris Middleton returns...

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Reality check for Blackhawks, who need veteran scorer to spark Jonathan Toews

Reality check for Blackhawks, who need veteran scorer to spark Jonathan Toews

Out of habit this time of year, guided by instinct more than observation, Chicago collectively nods in favor of believing that the Blackhawks will be just fine. Since 2010, the ayes typically outnumber the nays, often no matter what the eyes see from the Hawks. But a weekend reality check left...

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  • Politics pushed aside as Cubs chairman awaits visit to White House

    Politics pushed aside as Cubs chairman awaits visit to White House

    Chairman Tom Ricketts downplayed any suspicions regarding the timing of the Cubs' invitation to the White House on Monday — four days before President-elect Donald Trump is to take office. "Once we got invited, it was a scheduling thing for a while," Ricketts said Wednesday, confirming President...

  • Bears' Jordan Howard turned Week 1 disappointment into Pro Bowl berth

    Bears' Jordan Howard turned Week 1 disappointment into Pro Bowl berth

    It's almost unfathomable to consider, especially while the ink still is drying on Jordan Howard's name in the Bears record book. Think back to Week 1 and the Bears' 24-13 loss to the Texans. They ran 56 plays on offense that day, including 18 handoffs. There were 28 special teams snaps. Howard...

  • Kyle Schwarber's popularity could rise to Kris Bryant-Anthony Rizzo level

    Kyle Schwarber's popularity could rise to Kris Bryant-Anthony Rizzo level

    Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant's popularity spread last season from cereal boxes to billboards during the Cubs run to the World Series. But Kyle Schwarber's dramatic comeback has ignited his marketability to the point he could rival that of his star teammates. "It has been a little crazy," Schwarber...

  • 4 Blackhawks selected for NHL All-Star Game

    4 Blackhawks selected for NHL All-Star Game

    The Chicago Blackhawks will be well represented in the 2017 NHL All-Star Game. The league announced Tuesday that Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews, Duncan Keith and Corey Crawford were named to the Central Division squad that will compete in the All-Star tournament January 29 at the Staples Center in...

  • Derrick Rose back with Knicks after going to Chicago for family reasons

    Derrick Rose back with Knicks after going to Chicago for family reasons

    Derrick Rose has returned to practice with the New York Knicks after missing their game the night before for what he described as family reasons. The Knicks' public relations department posted a photo on Twitter on Tuesday that showed Rose in his No. 25 practice jersey, standing with his teammates...

  • At peace with game and career, Derrick Rose still wears Chicago on sleeve

    At peace with game and career, Derrick Rose still wears Chicago on sleeve

    It's one thing to play — and play well in — the novelty game, Derrick Rose's emotional return to the United Center in the Knicks' victory over the Bulls on Nov. 4. It's another thing altogether when it's a bone-chillingly cold day in this away-from-the-fray town, one so frigid Rose jokes his mother...

  • Wrigley Field, Wrigleyville renovations push forward

    Wrigley Field, Wrigleyville renovations push forward

    A concrete mixer in right field churned as daylight leaned into dusk at Wrigley Field. Nearby, a backhoe rested at the ready. The lights were on at the almost-103-year-old ballpark, and the only people at the home of the Cubs were construction crews responsible for the ongoing face lift at 1060...

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