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City Guide to Houston

Here’s a quick and easy guide to Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city and the largest city in Texas.

08/26/2014

Chris Sale. (Getty Images)

Levine: Sale Skipped In Rotation Until Next Week

There aren’t any health concerns — the White Sox are just being cautious with their ace.

07/16/2014

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

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

Agent: Anthony ‘Loves’ New York, Wants To Explore Options

Carmelo Anthony has opted out and will be an unrestricted free agent on July 1.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2014

White Sox general manager Rick Hahn. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox, Cubs Looking For Pitching In Draft

The White Sox select third overall, while the Cubs will pick fourth.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2014

Greg Smith, right. (Getty Images)

Bulls Sign Forward Greg Smith For Remainder Of Season

Smith played in 11 games for Houston this earlier this season, averaging 3.5 points.

CBS Chicago–04/14/2014

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Report: Astros Drew 0.0 Nielsen TV Rating In Houston For Monday’s Game

There were, however, about 4,600 viewers for the pregame show.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2014

Kelvin Sampson. (Getty Images)

Reports: Kelvin Sampson Back In College Ranks As He’s Hired By Houston

Sampson was last seen in college leaving Indiana amid a cloud of controversy.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2014

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Best Cities For Black Friday Shopping

While many other consumers will simply avoid holiday crowds at shopping malls or even wait until Cyber Monday, retail stores across the nation will be buzzing with activity on the day after Thanksgiving. The following are five of the best American cities for Black Friday deals.

11/05/2013

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Old Big East To Become ‘American Athletic Conference’

The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.

04/04/2013

Steve Wheatcroft plays his second shot on the eighth hole during the second round of the Shell Houston Open at the Redstone Golf Club on March 29, 2013 in Humble, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Wheatcroft Leads Houston, McIlroy Sticks Around

Steve Wheatcroft, a Monday qualifier for the Houston Open, had another 67 to take the lead among early starters Friday at Redstone Golf Club.

03/29/2013

Oh my thunder God. Look at those beautiful arms. Imagine! Imagine the majestic, clapping those arms produce. (Credit: Midway Games/Threshold Entertainment/New Line CInema)

Horrible Horoscopes: Scorpio

I have two hands, Scorpio. That limits me to one style of clapping. Sometimes I think about how cool it would be to have, say, two extra hands. And, you know, not somewhere useless. Like maybe I’d have two extra arms underneath my actual arms and then at the end of those arms would be my two extra hands. And with those extra hands, I’d do a frenzied excited clap while my regular hands above do a slow clap. I can barely keep a beat, but I think I could pull this off. Provided I had the extra hands, that is.

01/28/2013

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The Very Best of Everything in 2012

As the end of year nears it is time to take a moment to look back to see what made the top of the best of lists for 2012. Other than the presidential election there have been many other battles this year to score a number one spot in the United States. Companies, writers, public relation experts and cities have all been vying for the golden top spot.

12/01/2012

Boeing 787 Dreamliner. (Credit: Boeing)

United To Fly New Boeing 787 Dreamliner From Chicago-Houston

Boeing’s new 787 Dreamliner airplane will soon be flying over the skies of Chicago.

08/30/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Romney’s Speech To NAACP A Cynical Play For White Votes

Romney had an opportunity to open a dialogue with the NAACP. Instead he talked about denying civil rights to a civil rights organization and spoke in condescending and paternalistic terms about being a better president for African Americans than Barack Obama. It was a clear and cynical play for white votes.

07/12/2012

Chicago Wolves

Late Flurry Pulls Wolves Close To Playoff Berth

The Chicago Wolves scored three unanswered goals to overcome a third-period deficit and pull out a 4-2 victory Friday night over the Houston Aeros at the Toyota Center.

04/06/2012

Shaka Smart

Bernstein: Illini Hire Must Ignore Race

It’s difficult enough to hire the right basketball coach at Illinois, without choosing to limit the field of candidates beforehand.

670 The Score–03/18/2012

Continental Flight

Terror-Filled Flight To Chicago Diverted To St. Louis

A flight from Houston to Chicago was diverted to St. Louis on Sunday after an unruly passenger tried to open a plane door during the flight.

CBS Chicago–05/08/2011

Jeremy Ebert

Northwestern Rolls Past Rice 30-13

HOUSTON (AP) Dan Persa threw for 307 yards and a touchdown Saturday night to lead Northwestern to a 30-13 victory over Rice. Persa, who completed 24 of 32 passes and was not intercepted, also ran […]

670 The Score–09/18/2010

Strong start for Samardzija, Cubs win in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS — Jeff Samardzija appears to have made the most of his time in the minors this year. The former Notre Dame football star pitched shutout ball in his first major league start this […]

09/14/2010