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MLB commissioner Bud Selig. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

An MLB Game In Amsterdam? It Could Happen

The league is exploring games in Europe, and London is in play too.

CBS Chicago–08/13/2014

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A Travel Guide To London, England

Read on for a visitor’s guide to transportation, dining, hotels and the top attractions in London.

08/05/2014

TSA officers found two military-grade shells in the bags of two minors returning to the U.S. from London on Monday. (Credit: Transportation Security Administration)

WWI Artillery Shells Found In Teens’ Luggage At O’Hare

The Transportation Security Administration says the bags belonged to a 16-year-old and a 17-year-old who were returning from a school field trip to Europe.

04/08/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Keidel: NFL Mansions And Expansions

Forever high on hubris, the sport is pondering extra games, playoff teams, and new franchises, perhaps in London or Los Angeles. And it feels like all are in the name of profit, not principle.

02/07/2014

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Sports Verdict: Should The NFL Have A Team In London?

The thirst for additional wealth among the NFL owners simply cannot be slaked, and therefore those in charge of such decisions will likely push hard to move a team there if it results in even $1 more net per year. The question is, should an NFL team move to London?

10/03/2013

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2 Emergency Landings For American Airlines Flight From Chicago

An American Airlines flight from Chicago ended up experiencing two unscheduled landings Tuesday morning.

10/02/2012

Alyssa Gialamas of the United States competes in the Women's 50m Freestyle - S5 heat 1 on day 1 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Aquatics Centre on August 30, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Naperville Swimmer Narrowly Misses Finals In 2012 Paralympics

West suburban Naperville resident Alyssa Gialamas was planning to attend today’s closing ceremonies in London, after wrapping up a successful debut in the Paralympics.

09/09/2012

Gold medallist Joseph Berenyi of the United States poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Men's Individual Cycling C3 Pursuit final on day 2 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Velodrome on August 31, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Oswego Paralympian Wins Gold In London

Joseph Berenyi, 43, lost his right arm and left kneecap in a construction accident 18 years ago.

09/01/2012

Illinois Athletes Advance Or Fall Short At London Olympics

Evan Jager earned a spot in the Men’s Steeplechase Finals after finishing second in the Track & Field qualifying heat on Friday.

08/04/2012

Mitt Romney at 10 Downing Street (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mitt Romney’s Terrible Foreign Trip

Mitt’s terrible foreign trip isn’t just bad press and a campaign stumble. In diplomacy gaffes, missteps, and offenses have real consequences for our national security and the peace and stability of the world.

08/02/2012

Mitt Romney at 10 Downing Street (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Opinion: Hopefully For Romney ‘Likability’ Won’t Be Important In 2012

When Mitt is back home, will the offensive comments stop? Republicans can only hope so because this race is too important to be decided by “how much America likes one guy over another”. But such a factor could very well decide the outcome of this election.

07/31/2012

Grant And Ross James

Twin Brothers From DeKalb Compete Together On Olympic Rowing Team

They conquered Boy Scouts together, took up competitive shooting together and they earned engineering degrees together at the same school. So it should come as no surprise that Grant and Ross James compete side by side on the U.S. Men’s rowing team at the 2012 Olympics.

WBBM Newsradio–07/30/2012

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Illinois’ Bryant Wins Silver In Synchronized Diving In London

Illinois-native Kelci Bryant and partner Abby Johnston won the silver medal Sunday in Women’s Synchronized 3-meter Springboard diving at the 2012 Olympics in London.

07/29/2012

Sarah Zelenka and Sara Hendershot of the United States prepare to compete in the Women's Pair Heats on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on July 28, 2012 in Windsor, England.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/ Getty Images)

Winning First Day For Illinois Athletes At London Olympics

Three athletes with ties to the Chicago-area qualified for the medal rounds of their respective sports on Saturday at the 2012 Olympics in London.

07/28/2012

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Illinois Diver Makes Second Olympics Appearance

Kelci Bryant has a new partner and new outlook as she prepares to compete at her second Olympics. But the stakes couldn’t be higher for the 23-year old from downstate Chatham and her partner, Abby Johnston, when they dive Sunday in the Women’s Synchronized 3-meter Springboard at the London Games.

07/28/2012

Mitt Romney at 10 Downing Street (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Falls Flat In London But Still Rakes In Cash From Libor Bankers

Mitt Romney insulted Britain’s preparations for the Olympics and inspired quotes like “apparently devoid of charm, warmth, humor or sincerity” and “worse than Sarah Palin” before cashing campaign checks from bankers and lobbyists who are at the center of the Libor scandal.

07/27/2012

Bob Willis

Chicago Windsurfer Hopes To Catch Good Air At London Olympics

With opening ceremonies of the 2012 Summer Games just hours away, the full impact of being in the Olympics has hit Bob Willis like a gale on Lake Michigan.

WBBM Newsradio–07/27/2012

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Winnetka Swimmer And First-Time Olympian Eager To Win Medal

A suburban swimmer hopes to make a splash at the London 2012 Summer Games and not just in the pool. First time Olympian Conor Dwyer of Winnetka wants to win a medal.

WBBM Newsradio–07/26/2012

Luol Deng. (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

British Reporter: We Need Deng To Play In Olympics

Torn ligament in his wrist or not, Luol Deng has made it known that he wants – and feels obligated – to play for Great Britain during the 2012 Olympics in London.

670 The Score–05/17/2012

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Where Would You Rather Vacation?

04/07/2012

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