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NBA commissioner Adam Silver. (Getty Images)

Reports: NBA Draft Lottery Reform Proposal Voted Down

This was a surprising twist that didn’t look like it was coming just a day ago.

CBS Chicago–10/22/2014

Javier Baez. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Wisch: Reality Of Cubs’ ‘Plan’ Is Taking Too Many Hits

The Cubs aren’t ignoring the acquisition of young pitchers. They just haven’t had the right opportunity.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2014

Andrew Wiggins. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Report: NBA Draft Lottery Reform Is On The Horizon

The NBA is trying to prevent tanking by looking at evening out odds for the worst teams.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2014

Clippers owner Donald Sterling, second from left. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Report: Sterling Says Clippers ‘Not For Sale’

Will Donald Sterling acquiesce or fight the NBA’s attempt to force him to sell?

CBS Chicago–04/29/2014

Rick Reilly. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Jay Mariotti Wrongly Thinks Sportswriting Is Dead Because Rick Reilly Is Leaving It

Rick Reilly chose not to adapt, and the Darwinian genre has spoken.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2014

Joakim Noah. (Glenn James/NBAE/Getty Images)

Joakim Noah’s Terrific Play Could Hurt Bulls Financially

Noah making the All-NBA first team would reportedly force the Bulls to pay the luxury tax.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2014