One of the hot button issues for the NFL Players Union during the negotiations with the NFL will be keeping the current regular season format.
Five people were hospitalized, including a police officer, after his squad was hit at an intersection.
The Chicago Bulls spent a lot of money over the offseason to put together this year’s roster. And while they haven’t had their full roster available for much of the season, the team still leads the Central Division.
The Blackhawks saw an offensive explosion in the second period of their last game that brought to mind dominant stretches of last season.
The Chicago Blackhawks will most likely recall Nick Leddy to fill the spot held by Jassen Cullimore, who was sent down to the Rockford Ice Hogs.
Both safeties Major Wright (lower leg) and Chris Harris (shoulder) were held out of Thursday’s practice. Joining them was Olin Kreutz, Roberto Garza, Earl Bennett, Nick Roach and Brandon Manumaleuna.
Bears’ wide receiver Earl Bennett was held out of Thursday’s practice due the ankle that he re-aggravated in the Bears’ 38-34 victory over the New York Jets.
The Blackhawks have had to battle injuries all season long. After they entered Tuesday’s game against the Blues as healthy as they have all season, they left the game not sure how long they’d be without Jonathon Toews.
The much publicized salary cap crunch over the offseason left the Blackhawks without the same depth that they enjoyed last season. That depth allowed them to deal with injuries and continue winning, this year hasn’t been the same.
While Patrick Kane refused to put a target date on his return, it could potentially happen this week.
Seven people were injured Sunday during an auto accident on the Tri-State Tollway in northwest suburban Rosemont.
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