White Sox left-hander Chris Sale. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Preview: Royals-White Sox

Yordano Ventura opposes Chris Sale tonight at U.S. Cellular Field.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2015

Starlin Castro and teammates celebrate a win. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

DiCaro: 5 Things The Cubs Are Doing Better Than In 2014

The Chicago offense is humming.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2015

The Blackhawks celebrate a goal. (Getty Images)

Game 5 Preview: Blackhawks-Predators

Puck drop is set for 8:30 p.m. at Bridgestone Arena.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2015

Anthony Rizzo, center, celebrates with Cubs teammates. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Cubs May Be Ahead Of Schedule

The concept is no longer abstract. It’s at work.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2015

Cubs right-hander Kyle Hendricks. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Pirates

Kyle Hendricks opposes Jeff Locke this afternoon at PNC Park.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2015

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

Game 3 Preview: Bulls-Bucks

Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. at the Bradley Center, with Chicago up 2-0 in the series.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2015

Pedro Alvarez crosses home plate to score in the second inning in front of Miguel Montero (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Pirates Hold Off Cubs, 4-3

Gregory Polanco hit his first home run of the season and Vance Worley got through 5 2-3 shaky innings.


Jonathan Toews. (Getty Images)

Jonathan Toews Named Selke Trophy Finalist

The award is given to the best defensive forward.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2015

White Sox right-hander Jeff Samardzija. (Getty Images)

Levine: Jeff Samardzija Gets 1st Win With White Sox

Samardzija didn’t have his best stuff, but he still threw six scoreless innings.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2015

Daniel Carcillo. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Blackhawks’ Daniel Carcillo Mourns Steve Montador, Calls On League, Union To Help Ex-NHL Players

Carcillo is trying to raise awareness for the exit protocol of NHL players and how some need more help.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2015

Adam LaRoche, right, congratulates Jose Abreu during the White Sox' 6-0 win against the Indians on Wednesday at U.S. Cellular Field. (Getty Images)

Jeff Samardzija, Jose Abreu Lead White Sox To Drubbing Of Indians

Samardzija threw six shutout innings, and Abreu had three RBIs.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2015

Bulls big man Pau Gasol goes for a dunk against the TImberwolves. (David Sherman/NBAE/Getty Images)

Bulls’ Pau Gasol Wins Pro Basketball Writers’ Magic Johnson Award

The award is given to those who combined excellence on the court and off of it with the media.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2015

Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic. (Getty Images)

Bulls’ Nikola Mirotic To Miss Game 3

Mirotic has a strained quadriceps and bruised knee.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2015

Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook, left, and goalie Scott Darling celebrate. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Notes: Scott Darling’s Steady Play Earns Game 5 Start

Darling has a .969 save percentage this postseason.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2015

White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers argues with umpire Eric Cooper after striking out. (Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox At Bottom Of AL In Run Production

With Detroit and Kansas City off to hot starts, Chicago must start hitting.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2015

Scott Brooks. (Getty Images)

Thunder Fire Coach Scott Brooks

Brooks was 338-207 (.620) in seven seasons.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2015

Carlos Rodon. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Rick Hahn: ‘No Magic Number’ On Carlos Rodon’s Innings Workload

“Carlos’ innings (are) essentially a scarce resource,” Hahn says.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2015

Bears general manager Ryan Pace. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Gabriel: Inside An NFL Draft Room

If you’re interested in trading up or down, you’ll have a busy week leading up to the draft.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2015

Cubs right-hander Jason Hammel. (Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Pirates

Jason Hammel opposes Vance Worley tonight at PNC Park.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2015

Tim Tebow. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Tim Tebow Fatigue Is A Good Thing

For the most part, Tebow’s return to the NFL has been met with shrugs.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2015