On Sunday, 45,000 runners will pound the pavement in the Chicago Marathon. Crossing the finish line after 26.2 grueling miles will a be life changing moment, but even more so for two men who hope it’s the start of a successful run towards turning their lives around.
For the first time, five-time champ Tiger Woods won’t be in the field of the BMW Championship. And, as CBS 2’s Megan Mawicke reports, that isn’t good news for a tournament that might be making its final appearance at Cog Hill.
It’s been eight years since Olympia Fields Country Club hosted some of the world’s best golfers in a U.S. Open. There’s a major event going on there this week with the U.S. Girls Junior Championship, CBS 2’s Megan Mawicke reports.
An ambidextrous batter isn’t a rare creature in baseball, but an ambidextrous pitcher is. As CBS 2’s Megan Mawicke reports, two hands are better than one for a local high school hurler.
Bears tight end Greg Olsen is helping to kick cancer. Olsen hosted a charity kickball tournament in Grant Park on Saturday, in honor of his mother, Susan, who is a 10-year breast cancer survivor.
U.S. Olympic officials are hoping to get a hand from the Chicago area to get the sport of team handball off the ground here in the states.
For years Jennie Finch was the face of the Chicago Bandits and women’s professional softball. Now you will find her name on the Bandits’ brand new ballpark in Rosemont
The Wildcats, moving forward in the NIT, are the last college basketball team standing in Chicago. CBS 2’s Megan Mawicke talks with the coach and players.
The NHL postseason is still a few weeks away, but it already feels like playoff hockey for the Chicago Blackhawks.
Some of the area’s best amateur boxers will be bobbing and weaving in the ring when the annual Golden Gloves competition gets started on Friday at Gordon Tech High School, a switch from old St. Andrews Gym.
The Chicago Rush arena football team wants to build bridges to fans this year, especially if there’s an NFL lockout. CBS 2’s Megan Mawicke reports.
Alexa Messina will try to help Sandberg High School qualify for the state gymnastics finals on Wednesday. She’s also trying to qualify individually, but she should get a perfect 10 just for being able to walk.
Getting into Canton proved to be more elusive for Richard Dent than the quarterbacks he brought down 137 times during his career.
Bears quarterback Jay Cutler will have an MRI on his knee later Monday, after an injury took him out for the second half of the team’s losing NFC Championship Game against the Green Bay Packers.
When Jay Cutler’s name has come up in past comparisons of NFL quarterbacks, “never been to the playoffs” before was always mentioned; but that has never bothered Cutler.
In a Chicago Bears season full of breaks this might be the biggest yet.
The Bears have their share of veterans that know what the playoffs are all about: higher intensity and a faster pace. So are they giving any advice to the playoff newbies? CBS 2’s Megan Mawicke reports.
Coach Lovie Smith says the Bears are still in excellent position, even after Sunday’s embarrassing loss to the Patriots.
He’s hard-hitting on the field but decompresses by playing piano.
Aaron Rodgers? Check. Brett Favre? Check. Michael Vick? Another check off the list. The Bears have had success against elite quarterbacks this year, but now comes New England’s Tom Brady.