| Jun 8, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Soldier Field was an ocean of green and red last week when Mexico's national soccer team came to town for a pre-World Cup warm-up match, but here and there were bright dabs of yellow and blue — fans dressed head to toe in the colors of Bosnia-...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:40 PM
The TV in the restaurant's bar had the Cubs game on Monday night. The owner, though, was completely oblivious to Jake Arrieta's quest to throw a no-hitter against the Red Sox. His sporting mind was elsewhere.
"You watching the U.S. game tomorrow?" he...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 6:46 PM
Jim McMahon recalls hanging out with former Super Bowl XX Bears teammate Dave Duerson about a month before Duerson committed suicide, shooting himself in the chest Feb. 17, 2011.
“He was a lot more quiet than I originally had known him to be,&...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 1:19 PM
The Chicago Bears will begin selling individual game tickets for the 2014 season at 11 a.m. Thursday through Ticketmaster, the team announced Monday.
All Ticketmaster sales will be made at www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at (800) 745-3000 or (800) 943-...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:43 PM
For years, Patrick Mannelly occupied a locker in the corner of Halas Hall where he often sat quietly observing the scene as reporters interviewed Bears teammates who made bigger headlines and earned larger salaries. Over 16 seasons, Mannelly has seen...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 3:29 PM
The NHL released the 2014-15 regular-season schedule Sunday afternoon and made it official that the Blackhawks will face the Capitals in the 2015 Winter Classic in Washington.
The Jan. 1 matchup was reported last week but wasn't formally announced until...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 5:06 PM
The Blackhawks are headed to the great outdoors — again.
As first reported by TSN in Canada, the Hawks will face the Capitals in the 2015 Winter Classic on New Year’s Day in Washington. The site is yet to be announced, but it likely will...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 11:07 PM
Chicago soccer legend Willy Roy noticed the strangest thing during a trip last week to Wood Dale American Legion Post 1205: People wanted to talk soccer.
Even for a man who built his life around the beautiful game, this almost never happens.
| Jun 25, 2014
| 1:49 PM
At the Shedd Aquarium, it is possible, at times, to imagine yourself as a fish swimming in a crowded school — especially if you try to head downstream while everybody else in the place is going up.
Drawing more then 2 million visitors each year to...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 1:41 PM
The NHL released the 2014-15 regular-season schedule Sunday afternoon and made it official that the Chicago Blackhawks will face the Washington Capitals in the 2015 Winter Classic in Washington, D.C.
The matchup was reported last week but not formally...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:32 PM
“I believe that we will win.”
The phrase is defiant, proud, optimistic. And to many Twitter users, it was one thing above all else: American.
The believers didn’t get their win, as the U.S. lost, 2-1, to Belgium in the World Cup. But...