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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

NBA commissioner Adam Silver, left, and MLB commissioner-elect Rob Manfred. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: MLB, NBA Share ‘Regular’ Problem

For different reasons, the MLB and NBA regular seasons need to be reduced.

CBS Chicago–10/22/2014

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich. (Getty Images)

Schuster: Thibodeau Could Learn From Popovich In More Ways Than One

The Spurs balance restraint with chasing championships in the big picture.

CBS Chicago–10/14/2014

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Storms Moving In; Hot, Humid Afternoon On Tap

Some potentially strong thunderstorms were bearing down on the Chicago area Thursday morning, and could bring torrential rain, frequent lightning strikes, and winds of up to 50 mph.

09/04/2014

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Several Schools Plan Early Dismissals Due To Heat

With Monday likely to be the hottest day of the year so far, many schools that have already started the new school year have adjusted their schedules to get kids out of class early.

08/25/2014

Joakim Noah, left, and Jimmy Butler. (Getty Images)

5 Must-See Bulls Games In 2014-’15

Be sure to not miss these games.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2014

Sunbathers enjoy what should be the summer's first 90-degree day at North Avenue Beach on Tuesday. (Credit: CBS)

Summer Scorcher Brings Ideal Beach Weather

With temperatures likely reaching 90 degrees for the only the third time this year – and the first time this summer – Tuesday should be a perfect day to hit the beach.

07/22/2014

Heat, Summer, Thermometer, Hot Weather

Naperville Asks Residents To Turn Up The Thermostat

Officials estimated power usage will be at its peak from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., so they want residents to turn up their thermostats a couple degrees, and avoid using other unnecessary appliances and electronics.

07/22/2014

LeBron James (Photo Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

5 Crazy LeBron Tea Leaf-Reading Nuggets

LeBron James just needs to make a decision.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2014

Carmelo Anthony. (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images)

Report: Anthony Waiting For James To Make A Decision

Stay patient and remain calm, folks.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2014

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Tips For Preventing Child Deaths In Hot Cars

Heatstroke can happen when the temperature is as low as 57 degrees, so here are some tips from safety advocates on avoiding accidental deaths in hot cars.

07/09/2014

LeBron James. (Getty Images)

James, Riley To Meet Wednesday In Vegas

LeBron James was always expected to meet with Pat Riley before making his free agency decision.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2014

LeBron James. (Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty Images)

LeBron-To-Cleveland Rumors Are Shaking Up Vegas Books

There’s some odds to be exploited if you think LeBron James is heading to Cleveland.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2014

MIAMI, FL - MAY 30: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat looks on against the Indiana Pacers during Game Six of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Arena on May 30, 2014 in Miami, Florida.

Wisch: LeBron’s Desired Legacy Can Only Be Safe At Home

LeBron James can write a storybook ending by returning to Cleveland and winning a ring.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2014

Josh McRoberts, right. (Kent Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Sign McRoberts, Granger

The Heat have added pieces in an attempt to lure LeBron James back to Miami.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2014

Pau Gasol. (Getty Images)

Reports: Bulls To Meet With Pau Gasol Today

The 7-foot Gasol appears to be Chicago’s Plan B behind Carmelo Anthony.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2014

Carmelo Anthony. (Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Bulls Have A Real Shot

All a front office can do is build a stable, attractive franchise. The rest is up to the star free agent.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2014

MIAMI, FL - MAY 30: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat looks on against the Indiana Pacers during Game Six of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Arena on May 30, 2014 in Miami, Florida.

LeBron Opts Out, Will Be A Free Agent

LeBron James has bypassed the final two years of his Heat contract.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2014

Heat, Summer, Thermometer, Hot Weather

As Summer Settles In, Advocates Warn Of Danger To Kids

Forty-four children across the country died last year, after being left alone in a car on a hot day. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said the numbers have been rising in recent years, but such deaths are completely preventable.

06/18/2014

LeBron James. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Go Big, Bulls

Through back channels, the Bulls need to let LeBron know they’ll move mountains to acquire him.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2014

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