The Ducks (in dark) and Blackhawks (in white) battle in Game 1 in front of the Chicago net. (Getty Images)

Battle In Front Of Nets Key For Blackhawks, Ducks

Anaheim leads 2-1 in the Western Conference Final ahead of Game 4 on Saturday night.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2015

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Goldschmidt’s Clutch HR, Ahmed’s Hit Push D’Backs Past Cubs

Arizona prevailed 5-4 in 13 innings on Friday night.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2015

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

White Sox Halt Losing Streak As Samardzija Dominates Twins

Jeff Samardzija went eight innings, allowing just three hits and two runs.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2015

Paul Konerko. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Levine: Konerko In Town This Weekend For Retirement Of White Sox Uniform

Paul Konerko said he’ll never forget the 2005 World Series parade.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2015

Daniel Carcillo. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

In Wake Of Loss, Daniel Carcillo Conscious Of CTE Risks

Carcillo’s perspective is refreshing in light of NHL commissioner Gary Bettman’s comments Thursday.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2015

Blackhawks defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks’ van Riemsdyk Cleared But Won’t Play Game 4

A rookie defenseman, van Riemsdyk had right wrist surgery in April.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2015

Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Joel Quenneville’s Line Changes Perplex Many

Why fix it if it isn’t broke?

CBS Chicago–05/22/2015

Paul Konerko takes the field for his last home game, in 2014. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Paul Konerko Number Retirement Brings Mixed Emotions

A great one will be honored — and we’ll be reminded how much we want another World Series in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2015

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

Preview: Cubs-Diamondbacks

Jon Lester opposes Josh Collmenter tonight at Chase Field.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2015

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

Preview: Twins-White Sox

Phil Hughes opposes Jeff Samardzija tonight at U.S. Cellular Field.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2015

Blackhawks defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Recall Trevor van Riemsdyk From Rockford

Van Riemsdyk has been recovering after right wrist surgery in early April.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2015

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Gary Bettman’s Denying The Obvious

Bettman claims there’s no link between hockey and CTE.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2015

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Levine: John Danks Has A Dud Against Tribe

Danks gave up four first-inning runs Thursday, and that was too much to overcome.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2015

Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville, top middle, instructs his players. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Emma: Those Weren’t The Blackhawks In Game 3

The Blackhawks couldn’t convert on home ice and now face a 2-1 series deficit.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2015

Cubs right-hander Kyle Hendricks. (Getty Images)

Cubs’ Kyle Hendricks Throws 5-Hitter In Win Against Padres

Hendricks’ first career complete game made the Cubs a 3-0 winner.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2015

White Sox left-hander John Danks. (Getty Images)

Indians Top White Sox, 5-2

John Danks (2-4) allowed five runs and six hits in 5 1/3 innings.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2015

The Ducks celebrate a goal. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Fall Behind Ducks After 2-1 Loss

Chicago trails 2-1 in the Western Conference Final, with Game 4 coming Saturday.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2015

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman. (Getty Images)

Gary Bettman: ‘No Evidence’ Of Link Between Hockey, Brain Trauma Disease CTE

The late Steve Montador, a former Blackhawk who died at 35, had CTE.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2015

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

Levine: Catchers Unproductive For White Sox So Far

Neither catcher Tyler Flowers nor Geovany Soto has distinguished himself at any one area of the position, other than reinforcing the pitchers’ confidence..

CBS Chicago–05/21/2015

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ricketts Family Buys 3 More Rooftops Across From Wrigley Field

The Cubs are gaining further control of how their product is consumed.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2015