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Manager Rick Renteria #16 of the Chicago Cubs watches from the dugout during the spring training game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Cubs Park on February 27, 2014 in Mesa, Arizona (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Manager Addresses Sloppy Play With Team After Loss

The song remains the same for hard-luck starter Jeff Smardzija.

04/18/2014

Cubs outfielder Ryan Kalish reacts after striking out as Yankees catcher John Ryan Murphy prepares to throw the ball back to the pitcher during game two of a doubleheader on April 16, 2014 at Yankee Stadium.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Offense A Real Issue

Cubs manager Rick Renteria knew run production would be an issue in 2014. Plenty of good starting pitching has been wasted in the team’s 4-10 start to the season.

04/18/2014

Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks passes the puck against St. Louis Blues in Game One of the First Round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Scottrade Center on April 17, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Despite Game One Loss, Blackhawks Far From Finished

For Blackhawk fans, Thursday night’s 4-3 triple overtime loss to the St. Louis Blues hurt like hell.

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(Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Playoff Hockey Overtime Is The Best Overtime

So do they do shootouts? What about shootouts? Those in the playoffs or no? Shootouts after five minutes, or do they just keep going, or what?

670 The Score–04/18/2014

Chicago Cubs pitcher LaTroy Hawkins yells at home plate umpire Tim Tschida after being escorted to the dugout by manager Dusty Baker (R), coach Gary Matthews (L of Hawkins) and others after being thrown out of a game against the St. Louis Cardinals in the ninth inning on July 20, 2004 at Wrigley Field. The Cardinals defeated the Cubs 11-8. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: The Six Most Maddening Cubs Closers Ever

It appears that the Cubs may have figured out a solution to their lack of a closer: Just never lead again.

670 The Score–04/18/2014

Boston Red Sox v Chicago White Sox

Levine: Sale Gets No Decision In Great Pitching Duel

If Chris Sale was pitching in the 1970s, he might have been able to determine his own fate on Thursday evening.

04/18/2014

Chicago White Sox v Oakland Athletics

Levine: Ventura Admits A Manager Can Have A Bad Game, Too

 By Bruce Levine  670thescore.com   (CBS) – Losing a game late like the White Sox did on Wednesday evening is tough on everybody involved. Take manager Robin Ventura, for instance. A decision not to bring […]

04/17/2014

Duncan Keith  is pressured by Vladimir Sobotkaof the St. Louis Blues. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Blackhawks’ Keys To Winning Game 1 Vs Blues

The playoffs are finally upon us, and while many are writing off the St. Louis Blues, it’s important to remember that they were the best team in the NHL for about 90 percent of the season.

04/17/2014

Jadeveon Clowney. (Getty Images)

Durkin: NFL Mock Draft 2.0

Dan Durkin breaks down the first round with his second mock draft.

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Masahiro Tanaka. (Getty Images)

Tanaka Leads Yankees Past Cubs, 3-0

Masahiro Tanaka threw eight innings of shutout baseball.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2014

Patrick Kane. (Getty Images)

Blackhawks’ Kane, Saad Once Again Sporting Playoff Mullets

It’s a postseason tradition for Patrick Kane.

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Joakim Noah, left, and Jimmy Butler. (Getty Images)

Bulls’ Playoff Seeding Scenarios

Chicago could be the third or fourth seed, and it will face either Brooklyn or Washington in the first round.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2014

Alshon Jeffery (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Report: NFL Schedule Set To Be Released Tuesday

It will likely be unveiled on primetime TV.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2014

Thunder star Kevin Durant. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: How A Smart Superstar Could Break The NBA

The increase in endorsement income has changed the entire ballgame.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2014

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston. (Getty Images)

Report: Florida State ‘Did Little’ To Investigate Winston Case, While Police Investigation Was Flawed

Multiple leads weren’t followed up on in a timely manner, if at all.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2014

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu in a "Boston Strong" T-shirt that commemorated the Boston Marathon bombing anniversary. (Getty Images)

View: White Sox Wore ‘Boston Strong’ T-Shirts On Marathon Bombing Anniversary

The White Sox wore the T-shirts as they warmed up for last night’s game against the Red Sox.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2014

Erik Johnson. (Getty Images)

Levine: Night Of Redemption For White Sox Hurlers

Erik Johnson had his best outing of the young season in Tuesday’s win.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2014

Boston Marathon finish line. (Getty Images)

View: Sports Illustrated Cover Features Several Thousand Proud Bostonians

The cover commemorates the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2014

Jonathan Toews. (Getty Images)

Zawaski: Blackhawks-Blues Mailbag

Jay Zawaski breaks down the critical individual matchups and St. Louis’ physicality.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2014

Former Cubs outfielder Darnell McDonald. (Getty Images)

Cubs Hire Darnell McDonald As Baseball Operations Assistant

McDonald retired in early April after a 16-year pro career.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2014