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Cubs Muscle Past White Sox, Samardzija With 6-3 Win

Jorge Soler and Chris Coghlan each hit two-run homers, and Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo also connected.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2015

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Levine: Chris Sale On Pace For April 12 Start

Sale threw 75 pitches in a simulated game Friday.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2015

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White Sox Claim RHP Kyle Drabek Off Waivers

Drabek has a career 5.27 ERA at the MLB level.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2015

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Kevin Durant To Miss The Rest Of The Season

Durant will have bone graft surgery to deal with a fractured foot.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2015

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Rob Manfred Thinks Scott Boras Should Mind His Own Business Regarding Kris Bryant

The Cubs get to decide what’s best for them, Manfred says, not an agent.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2015

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Derrick Rose Not Cleared For Full Contact Yet

Friday marked four weeks since Rose’s surgery on his right medial meniscus.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2015

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Bears Sign CB Alan Ball To 1-Year Deal

Ball will likely battle for the nickel cornerback spot.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2015

Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Early Return Possible For Blackhawks’ Patrick Kane

Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville wouldn’t dismiss the potential of an early return for Kane.

03/27/2015

White Sox reliever Jake Petricka. (Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Bullpen Dealing With Injuries

David Robertson and Jake Petricka are dealing with forearm soreness.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2015

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Durkin’s Prospect Watch: WR DeVante Parker

Parker is a prospect who is flying under the radar in the 2015 NFL Draft.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2015

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Emma: Sweet 16 Preview, Part 2

What madness will come with Friday’s slate of games?

CBS Chicago–03/27/2015

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Baffoe: Ray McDonald & Defending The Family

We’re quick to use “innocent until proven guilty” to compartmentalize when rooting for our favorite athletes.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2015

Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa, right, celebrates a goal. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Preview: Blue Jackets-Blackhawks

Puck drop is set for 7:30 p.m. at the United Center.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2015

Bonzie Colson #35 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish celebrates after defeating the Wichita State Shockers during the Midwest Regional semifinal of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on March 26, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Notre Dame Races By Wichita State For Elite Eight Spot

The Irish blitzed the Shockers in the second half of a surprisingly easy 81-70 victory Thursday night in the Midwest Regional semifinal.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2015

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Pujols Hits 3-Run Homer To Help Angels Beat Cubs, 8-4

Travis Wood homered for the Cubs as a pinch-hitter.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2015

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Dodgers Defeat White Sox, 9-6

Clayton Kershaw struck out eight in six innings, and Yasiel Puig and Jimmy Rollins homered.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Jon Lester Looks Good In Minor League Start

Lester will make his final spring start on March 31. He is likely to pitch in a minor-league game again.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2015

Michael Paliotta in 2011 after being drafted by the Blackhawks. (Getty Images)

Blackhawks Sign D Michael Paliotta

Paliotta was the team’s third-round pick in 2011.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2015

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Cubs Trim Spring Roster To 40 Players With 12 Moves

Albert Almora and Kyle Schwarber were among those assigned to minor league camp.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2015

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Fall Out Boy To Perform At Wrigley Before Cubs-Cardinals Opener

Opening Night’s an even bigger show now.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2015