Athletics

Adam Dunn. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Adam Dunn Still Intends To Retire

“That’s probably it,” Dunn says.

CBS Chicago–15 hours ago

The White Sox's Marcus Semien is tagged out by Cubs catcher Welington Castillo on May 5. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs, White Sox Both Nab Protected Draft Picks

It pays to be really bad instead of middle-of-the-pack bad.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2014

Cubs president Theo Epstein. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs’ Single-A Team Leaves Kane County, Moves To South Bend

The new contract runs through 2018.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2014

White Sox left-hander Chris Sale. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Sale’s Brilliance Leads White Sox Past A’s, 1-0

Chris Sale scattered just two hits over eight scoreless innings, lowering his ERA to 1.99.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2014

White Sox left-hander Chris Sale. (Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Preview: Athletics-White Sox

Scott Kazmir opposes Chris Sale this afternoon at U.S. Cellular Field.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2014

A's right-hander and former Cub Jeff Samardzija. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Preview: Athletics-White Sox

Jeff Samardzija opposes Chris Bassitt tonight at U.S. Cellular Field.

CBS Chicago–09/10/2014

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

Preview: Athletics-White Sox

Jon Lester opposes John Danks tonight at U.S. Cellular Field.

CBS Chicago–09/09/2014

White Sox right-hander Hector Noesi. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Preview: Athletics-White Sox

Sonny Gray opposes Hector Noesi tonight at U.S. Cellular Field.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2014

Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Report: Samardzija Sold His Chicago Condo For $600K

That was good timing.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2014

New York Mets v Pittsburgh Pirates

Watch: Beer Vendor Catches Foul Ball, Refuses To Give It To Overzealous Lady

Smooth move by the beer man.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2014

A's outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. (Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Watch: Pujols Apparently Forgot Cespedes Has A Cannon Arm

When are foes going to learn their lesson? You don’t run on Yoenis Cespedes.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2014

A's outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. (Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Watch: Yoenis Cespedes Guns Down Runner From 300+ Feet

Don’t run on Cespedes. Don’t even try.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2014

Orioles third baseman Manny Machado, center. (Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Stopping Baseball’s Spiral Of Stupidity

It’s time for the self-deputized baseball police to go.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2014

Andre Rienzo. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Preview: White Sox-Athletics

Andre Rienzo opposes Tommy Milone this afternoon at O.co Coliseum.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2014

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Preview: White Sox-Athletics

Scott Carroll opposes Drew Pomeranz tonight at 9:05 at O.co Coliseum.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2014

White Sox pitcher John Danks. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Preview: White Sox-Athletics

John Danks opposes Jesse Chavez tonight at O.co Coliseum.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2014

Starting pitcher Chris Sale #49 of the Chicago White Sox delivers the ball against the Oakland Athletics at U.S. Cellular Field on June 7, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Grand Slam Allows A’s To Overtake White Sox 4-3

Josh Donaldson hit his first career grand slam, Josh Reddick made a homer-saving catch in the ninth inning, and the Oakland Athletics rallied from a three-run deficit Friday night for a 4-3 victory over Chris Sale and the Chicago White Sox.

06/07/2013

Roosevelt University’s Mike Cassidy is a full service athletic director. He came on board in 2009 with the challenge of building an entire athletic department from scratch by himself. (Credit: CBS)

Meet The Man Behind Roosevelt’s Athletics Program

While many colleges are cutting back on sports, tiny Roosevelt University in the Loop is building an athletic program from the ground up in a big way.

02/09/2013

Metro Squash teaches young urban youths the relatively unknown sport. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Metro Squash

Squash in this case is not a vegetable. It’s a sport that helps inspire young people. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports on a Hyde Park-based program.

11/30/2012

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IHSA: No Games For CPS During Teachers Strike

The state’s governing body for high schools has rejected a request from Chicago Public Schools that would have allowed athletic programs to continue during the teachers strike.

09/10/2012

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