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Scott Downs. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

White Sox Drop Reliever Downs, Call Up Surkamp

Scott Downs was 0-2 with a 6.08 ERA in 38 appearances.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2014

Cubs starter Jeff Samardzija. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Management Not Worried About Samardzija Distraction

“Good teams find a way to play well and not get distracted,” Theo Epstein says.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2014

White Sox outfielder Adam Eaton is tagged out at the plate in the third inning by Giants catcher Buster Posey. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Dunn, Abreu Homer As White Sox Hold Off Giants

Ronald Belisario recorded five outs for the save, stranding the tying run on base.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2014

Chris Sale. (Getty Images)

Preview: Giants-White Sox

Weather permitting, Tim Hudson opposes Chris Sale this afternoon at U.S. Cellular Field.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2014

John Danks. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Preview: Giants-White Sox

Matt Cain opposes John Danks tonight at U.S. Cellular Field.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2014

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Watch: Fan Holding Baby Makes One-Handed Catch On Homer

No big deal. Carry on.

CBS Chicago–06/16/2014

Cubs third baseman prospect Kris Bryant. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: History Says There’s More Than One Way To Handle Kris Bryant

Triple-A has worked wonders for some big prospects, but others prosper straight from Double-A.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2014

Cubs pitcher Edwin Jackson. (Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Giants

Edwin Jackson opposes Tim Lincecum at AT&T Park this afternoon.

CBS Chicago–05/28/2014

Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta. (Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Giants

Jake Arrieta opposes Tim Hudson at AT&T Park tonight.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2014

New York Mets v Pittsburgh Pirates

Watch: Young Fan Amazed Beyond Belief After Receiving Foul Ball

This was all of us once upon a time.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2014

Umpire Brian Gorman, right, conducts a replay review. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Did We Get What We Wished For With Baseball Replay?

There are more loopholes and flaws than anyone envisioned with the new system.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2014

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Former Bear Zack Bowman Signs With Giants

After six years in Chicago, Bowman signs a one-year deal with New York.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2014

Jared Allen. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Better Problems For Bears’ Defense

The Bears’ defensive problems are more about fitting puzzle pieces together than personnel now.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2014

Domenik Hixon. (Getty Images)

Free Agent Breakdown: Bears Sign WR Domenik Hixon

This is more of a depth/special teams move than anything.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2014

Domenik Hixon. (Getty Images)

WR Domenik Hixon Signs 1-Year Deal With Bears

Hixon only had 55 receiving yards last year after recording 567 yards in 2012.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2014

Michael Johnson. (Getty Images)

Hoge: 5 Defensive Ends To Keep Eye On In Free Agency

Michael Johnson leads the crop of defensive ends who appear to be hitting the open market.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2014

Devin Hester. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Watch: A Highlight Reel Tribute To Devin Hester

There’s never been anyone quite like Devin Hester.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2014

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Gallo Goes There: Don’t Like New York? Why You Need Their Teams To Be Great

Okay, whoa. Whoa whoa whoa. Where are you going? Don’t leave. Not rooting for them more than your own favorite teams. That’s not what I mean. Not even rooting for them to win championships. But rooting for them to be good. Rooting for them to be legitimate contenders.

01/17/2014

LeSean McCoy  carries the ball with pressure from David Bass. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Bears A Total Buzz-Kill

Delusions of grandeur danced in the back of your mind like so many sugarplum fairies. Admit it.

670 The Score–12/22/2013

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (credit: Al Bello/Getty Imags)

Keidel: New York, The Worst Sports Town In America

Local cable providers love to remind us that we have nine – yes, nine – professional sports clubs, a way of persuading us to click on this package or that so we can view the screen-in-screen horror we call baseball, football, and basketball.

12/20/2013

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