Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau, background, watches as Derrick Rose dribbles against Rajon Rondo. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/NBA)

Westerlund: Bulls Look Mentally Ready For Playoffs, But Not Physically

Chicago continues to struggle at home against ordinary competition.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2015

Derrick Rose shoots the ball against the Miami Heat . Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wade, Bosh, Whiteside Lead Heat Over Bulls

Dwyane Wade scored 26 points, Chris Bosh finished with 20 and Hassan Whiteside had unconventional triple-double.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2015

Ernie Banks in 2007. (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Ernie Banks Died From Heart Attack, Attorney Says

Banks passed away Friday, seven days before his 84th birthday.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2015

Rick Hahn the Vice-President/General Manager of the Chicago White Sox. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Relaxed Rick Hahn Has Sox In Good Place

The relatively young GM is under new pressure to win from a notoriously fickle, cranky fanbase.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2015

The Chicago White Sox celebrate a walk-off grand slam by Jose Abreu against the Tampa Bay Rays during the ninth inning on April 25, 2014 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Chicago White Sox defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 9-6. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Emma: Hopes Are Sky-High For White Sox

White Sox players are just as excited as their fans.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2015

Ernie Banks. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Ernie Banks And The Great Perpetual Cubs Hope

He was a metronome of glass half full attitude that kept multiple generations of Cubs fans from completely losing it.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2015

Ernie Banks

Emma: Ernie Banks Was A Hall Of Fame Person

Ernie Banks made everyone he met feel like a Hall of Famer.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2015

Ernie Banks

Ernie Banks, Beloved ‘Mr. Cub,’ Dead at 83

The universally loved Cubs player and Hall of Famer passed away Friday evening.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2015

Jerry Reinsdorf. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Reinsdorf Pulls Cubs Zinger At SoxFest

“I sincerely home the Cubs do win the World Series … after I die,” said Reinsdorf.


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Bears Hire 2 More Assistant Coaches

Dowell Loggains is the new quarterbacks coach, and Glenn Pires will coach the linebackers.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2015

Carlos Rodon (Courtesy Chicago White Sox)

Levine: Rodon Could Be Key Addition To White Sox Rotation

A rookie starting pitcher may be the missing link to a World Series run this year, Bruce Levine writes.


Ted Lilly. (Getty Images)

Report: Ted Lilly Charged With Insurance Fraud

Lilly is a former Cubs pitcher who is a special assistant in the team’s front office now.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2015

Carlos Rodon (Courtesy Chicago White Sox)

Rick Hahn: Carlos Rodon Has ‘A Real Shot’ To Start Season In The Majors

“The kid has a world of talent,” Hahn says of Rodon, the White Sox’s top prospect.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2015

Dexter Fowler. (Getty Images)

Cubs, Dexter Fowler Avoid Arbitration With $9.5M Deal

Fowler is expected to be Chicago’s everyday center fielder.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2015

Patriots coach Bill Belichick.  (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

NFL Has No Conclusion Yet In Deflated Football Investigation

The Patriots have denied any knowledge of deflating footballs in the AFC title game.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon, left, and Bears coach John Fox. (Getty Images)

Wisch: Welcome To Chicago’s Golden Age Of Coaching

There are a lot of smart men leading sports franchises in Chicago now.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2015

Robbie Gould. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Durkin: Bears Special Teams Ranked 26th Overall In 2014

The Bears’ special teams struggles in 2014 have been quantified.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2015

Bulls center Pau Gasol. (Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Baffoe: What All-Star Pau Gasol Knew About Chicago And The Bulls

Gasol has found fulfillment on and off the court in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2015

Derrick Rose, right. (Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Preview: Bulls-Mavericks

Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. at American Airlines Center.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2015

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

McCaffrey: Following Thibodeau’s Lead, Bulls Get Their Edge Back

By Brendan McCaffrey- (CBS) Energy, effort, work. For one night at least, Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau’s message reached his team as the Bulls stifled the visiting San Antonio Spurs, 104-81, at United Center on Thursday. […]

CBS Chicago–01/23/2015