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Bears owners Mike McCaskey, left, and Virginia McCaskey in 2007. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Bears Are 18th-Most Valuable Sports Franchise, Forbes Says

The Cubs are rated the 21st-most valuable, while the Bulls check in at 37th.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2014

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Beyoncé Tops Forbes Celebrity 100 List

Beyoncé’s empire is getting a boost from Forbes.

06/30/2014

Thunder star Kevin Durant. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: How A Smart Superstar Could Break The NBA

The increase in endorsement income has changed the entire ballgame.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2014

Michael Jordan. (Kent Smith/NBAE/Getty Images)

Michael Jordan Made $90 Million In 2013, Forbes Says

MJ is estimated to have made at least $75 million from Nike.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2014

Benny the Bull. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Watch: Inflatable, Dancing NBA Mascots Are Just The Best

Something about these guys just makes you laugh, every single time.

CBS Chicago–02/18/2014

Soldier Field. (Jeff Haynes/AFP/Getty Images)

Bears Rank Eighth On Forbes’ Most Valuable NFL Teams List

With an estimated net worth of $1.25 billion, the Bears rank eight on the 2013 list of NFL team values, according to Forbes.com.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2013

Wrigley Field

Forbes Rates Cubs Most Profitable Team In Baseball

Though the team hasn’t won a World Series in over a century, the Cubs have been listed as the most profitable team in all of baseball, according to Forbes’ annual report.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2013

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Why You Should Wait Until 2016 To Sell Your Home

Planning to sell your home? You may want to wait until 2016 before listing it.

02/06/2013

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Wicker Park Makes Top 5 Among Nation’s Hipster Neighborhoods

In what probably won’t come as a great surprise, Chicago’s Wicker Park is near the top of a new list of the nation’s top hipster neighborhoods.

CBS Chicago–09/20/2012

Jerry Reinsdorf

Forbes Ranks White Sox 4th Best-Spending Team

Not only are the White Sox out-performing most of the expectations set for them in 2012, they’re also getting a much bigger “bang” for their buck than in 2011.

670 The Score–07/03/2012

Manny Pacquiao

Top 10 Highest-Paid Athletes

According to Forbes magazine, here are the top 10 highest-paid athletes from May of 2011 to May of 2012.

670 The Score–06/18/2012

Empty seats at Wrigley Field

Report: MLB Attendance May Decline For A Fourth Year

Major League Baseball is likely to mark its fourth straight year of declining attendance when this year’s season ends, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2011

The logo for Chicago's Groupon. (Groupon.com)

Groupon Co-Founder Joins List Of World’s Richest

The co-founder of Chicago-based Groupon is the latest local businessman to join the elite billionaires club.

03/10/2011

Matt Hasselbeck

Seattle Named ‘Most Miserable Sports City’

Apparently losing LeBron James on national television isn’t enough to make Cleveland the most miserable sports city in the country, that honor was bestowed on Seattle.

03/02/2011

Jonathan Toews

According To Forbes, Blackhawks 7th Most Valuable NHL Franchise

Back in 1954, the Wirtz family purchased the Blackhawks for $1 million. Today the team is worth much more than that, and is the seventh most valuable franchise in the NHL.

12/02/2010

According to Forbes, Bears are ‘financial flatliners’

Forbes calls the Bears one of the most recognizable brands in American sport. They are the only NFL team in the league’s second largest media market. And the Bears are one of only two founding […]

08/26/2010

According to Forbes Bears Worth Over $1 Billion

Forbes has released their lists of most valuable athletes and sports franchises. While the Bears’ Julius Peppers came in at number 36 in the individual rankings his employers, the Chicago Bears, came in much higher. […]

07/22/2010