Fans swarm Michael Jordan as he leaves Chicago's federal courthouse. (CBS)

Michael Jordan Still Draws Fans, Even At The Federal Courthouse

His Airness spends most of the day in court, attending the trial that will determine how much Dominick’s owes him for using his name in a 2009 ad without his permission.


Chicago Bears fans bring out the bags early the first quarter of their game against the New Orleans Saints at Soldier Field on December 15, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

For Beleaguered Bears Fans, A Sense Of Relief

CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports Bears enthusiasts were glad that team owners began to make sweeping changes by firing General Manager Phil Emery and Coach Marc Trestman.


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TVGN To Rebrand As ‘POP’

Get ready for a pop of something more original when TVGN (formerly TV Guide Network) rebrands itself as POP, a multi-platform destination dedicated to celebrating the fun of being a fan.


Jackie Robinson West All-Stars celebrate a home  by Pierce Jones earlier in the Little League World Series. (Credit: Facebook)

Jackie Robinson West Makes New Fans At Little League Competition

Everywhere you go in South Williamsport, Pa. you see them: the yellow T-shirts for Jackie Robinson West or the Great Lakes region the team represents. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.


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12 Types Of People You See At A Baseball Game

Have you ever really looked around at the types of people in the crowd during a baseball game? Well, maybe now you will.



2 Investigators: Injured Fans File Lawsuits Against Major Concert Promoter

They just wanted to see their favorite performers in concert, but ended up in the hospital instead. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports on lawsuits filed against Live Nation.


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Security Firms Watch Social Media For Feisty Fans

Careful about your in-game tweets, because authorities are likely watching.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2014

A Pittsburgh Steelers fan cheers against the Cleveland Browns during the game on December 29, 2013 at Heinz Field. (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Gallo Goes There: What Makes A Great Sports Town?

Is it because every team in the city is equally loved and supported, with sellouts stretching back decades, through good seasons and bad?


Fans Will Be Allowed At Rich South-Rich Central Game After All

In an abrupt reversal, Rich Township High School District 227 officials decided to lift a ban on spectators from the varsity football game between Rich South and Rich Central, in the wake of a brawl between students of the two schools.


Blackhawks logo. (Getty Images)

Blackhawks Fans Observe Superstitious Rituals

CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports Blackhawks fans follow their own unique habits –- or superstitions — in hopes of helping their team.


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Storms, Triple OT Make Game-Watching Hard For Some ‘Hawks Fans

CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports on how fans who saw Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final were trying to stay awake Thursday — and those who missed it were trying to stay calm.


Blackhawks fans line up outside the United Center. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Jerseys Selling Like Mad Ahead Of Stanley Cup Final

Whether or not they’re lucky enough to be going to any of the Stanley Cup Final games, plenty of Blackhawks fans want to make sure they look the part.


Green Bay Packers v Chicago Bears

Bears Fans Divided On Whether Lovie Should Go

Even before the Bears were eliminated from the playoffs on Sunday, some Bears fans were calling for the ouster of head coach Lovie Smith.

WBBM Newsradio–12/31/2012

Back To Football Week

Bears Fans Make Predictions At Back To Football Week

It’s Back to Football Week and at Pioneer Court in Chicago, Bears fans donned their navy and orange and offered up their predictions for the new season.

WBBM Newsradio–09/07/2012

The overhead stage rigging collapses into the crowd in front of the stage at the Hoosier Lottery Grandstand at the Indiana State Fair, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, in Indianapolis. Authorities say they have confirmed at least three deaths after the stage collapse, where the country group Sugarland was set to perform. (AP Photo/The Indianapolis Star, Matt Kryger)

Sugarland Attorneys Say Fans Share Blame In Fatal Stage Collapse

Attorneys for country music superstars Sugarland suggested in a recent court filing that fans who were killed or hurt when a stage collapsed at the Indiana State Fair last year were partly to blame for their injuries.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2012

Tim Tebow signs autographs for fans prior to facing the Chicago Bears.

Baffoe: Your Sports New Year’s Resolution, Not Ours

Please, for your own benefit and the benefit of the ears of non-foolish people, stop saying “we” and “us” and “our” and “ours” when referring to the teams you root for. I’m only trying to help. You’re welcome, and Happy New Year.

CBS Chicago–12/29/2011

Injured starting quarterback Jay Cutler walks the sideline to speak to his replacement Caleb Hanie. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Bears Fans Give Caleb Hanie Mixed Reviews

It was an emotional roller coaster for Bears fans watching the game at Sweetwater Tavern and Grille on Michigan Avenue as the Oakland Raiders snapped Chicago’s five game winning streak.


Theo Epstein. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Fans Celebrate Coronation Of Theo Epstein

The Chicago Cubs formally introduced Theo Epstein as the team’s new president for baseball operations Tuesday.


Danielle Rutkowski holds a poster of her husband, Pete, as she waits to see him run in the Chicago Marathon. (Credit: Steve Miller, WBBM)

Marathon Fans Competing Too – To Be Seen In The Crowd

The best part of being a spectator at the marathon – other than watching the runners – is looking at the signs along the route.

WBBM Newsradio–10/09/2011


Fans Complain About Quality Of Zion Minor League Team

Some fans are crying foul over Zion’s new minor league ballclub.