Home Opener

LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers handles the ball against the Chicago Bulls during a game at the United Center on October 31, 2014 in Chicago. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

LeBron, Cavs Spoil Bulls Home Opener With OT Surge

LeBron James scored 36 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls 114-108 in overtime on Friday night.


Patrick Kane

Blackhawks Beat Sabres 6-2 In Home Opener With Big Third Period

Patrick Kane, Marian Hossa and Patrick Sharp scored in Chicago’s four-goal third period, and the Blackhawks beat the Buffalo Sabres 6-2 in their home opener on Saturday night.


Ben Revere #2 of the Philadelphia Phillies steals second base in the 7th inning in front of Darwin Barney #15 of the Chicago Cubs during the home opener at Wrigley Field on April 4, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Home Opener Feels Like Last Two Seasons

By Bruce Levine 670thescore.com  (CBS) —  Like the last two seasons, Friday’s Cub home opener seemed much like the past. The franchise was celebrating the 100th year of the ballpark at Clark and Addison. Technically, […]


Wrigley Field's scoreboard.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Gray Day Won’t Dampen Cubs’ Spirits At Home Opener

It’s a big day for the Chicago Cubs, and as long as the rain holds off this afternoon, the weather won’t wash away fans’ excitement for the team’s home opener, and the start of a yearlong commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field.


Nazr Mohammad #48 of the Chicago Bulls battles with Tim Hardaway Jr. #5 of the New York Knicks at the United Center on October 31, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Rose Floater Lifts Bulls To 82-81 Win Over Knicks

Derrick Rose made a baseline floater with 5.7 seconds left to lift the Chicago Bulls to an 82-81 victory over the New York Knicks on Thursday night in his first home game since he injured his left knee 18 months ago.


A groundskeeper tends to the turf at Soldier Field Friday. (CBS)

Groundskeepers, Broadcasters Put Finishing Touches On Soldier Field

After of a summer of concerts and soccer, it’s back to football. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.


Wrigley Field.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wrigley Renovation Deal Expected Soon

The Cubs and the city of Chicago are in the process of finalizing a deal for the renovation of Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2013

Starlin Castro of the Chicago Cubs hits an RBI single against the Chicago Cubs during the home-opening game at Busch Stadium on April 13, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Power-Hitting Cubs Spoil St. Louis Home Opener, 9-5

Ian Stewart hit a three-run homer in the first inning, Bryan LaHair later connected for a grand slam and the Chicago Cubs hammered Adam Wainwright, spoiling the St. Louis Cardinals’ home opener with a 9-5 victory on Friday.


White Sox Tailgaters

Fans Swarm To U.S. Cellular For White Sox Home Opener

Fans are swarming to U.S. Cellular Field and tailgating in the parking lots, as Opening Day arrives for the White Sox.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2012

Wrigley Field Marquee (credit: Jonathan Daniel/ Getty Images)

Aldermen Urge Public Transportation Use For Cubs, Sox Games

Opening day has arrived for the Cubs, and the team and the local alderman are urging fans to use public transportation.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2012

Concept art of a new LED scoreboard and new patio deck in the right field bleachers at Wrigley Field. (Credit: Chicago Cubs)

Cubs Roll Out Plan For Patio Deck, Scoreboard In Right Field

A new patio deck and overall look to the revamped right-field bleachers at Wrigley Field should be the most dramatic aesthetic change to the ballpark’s interior in years when it’s unveiled for the home opener April 5.


Edwin Jackson

White Sox Cruise To Win In Home Opener

Starting pitcher Edwin Jackson struck out a career-high 13 batters and the Chicago White Sox cruised to a 5-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.

670 The Score–04/07/2011

Mayor Richard M. Daley and Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel share a laugh at U.S. Cellular Field before the White Sox home opener on April 7, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel Joins Daley At White Sox Home Opener

Attending his final Chicago White Sox game as mayor, Rich Daley tried to bring a new fan into the fold on Thursday at the White Sox home opener: his successor, Rahm Emanuel.

CBS 2–04/07/2011

Chicago White Sox Player (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hawk Harrelson: Sox Have A Winning Attitude

White Sox announcer Hawk Harrelson says he is looking forward to success from a Sox team with “a nice, winning attitude.”

670 The Score–04/07/2011

Don Cooper and Jake Peavy

Cooper: Sox Have A Chance To ‘Do Some Damage’ This Year

White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper said morning that he thinks the White Sox have “a good chance to do some damage this year.”

670 The Score–04/07/2011

Carlos Quentin

White Sox Battle Rays In Home Opener

The Tampa Bay Rays have already gotten off to their worst start in franchise history, now they’ll have to travel to Chicago to take on the White Sox in their home opener.

670 The Score–04/07/2011

Minnie Minoso

Minnie Minoso To Throw Out First Pitch At Sox Home Opener

Chicago White Sox’s legend Minnie Minoso will throw out the ceremonial first pitch during the team’s home opener on April 7.

670 The Score–04/04/2011

Wrigley Field

Cold, Drizzle Won’t Put Damper On Cubs Home Opener

It will be 46 degrees and rainy when Cubs take to the mound for their home opener at Wrigley Field, but the conditions aren’t putting a damper on the buzz at the Friendly Confines.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2011

U.S. Cellular Field

White Sox Open New Bar And Restaurant

On Tuesday, the Chicago White Sox announced a new bar and restaurant will be opening up at Gate 5 of U.S. Cellular Field.

670 The Score–03/29/2011