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Mayor Rahm Emanuel chats with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in Grant Park, where the league will hold the "Draft Town" fan festival during the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel Basks In National Spotlight As NFL Draft Ramps Up

Mayor Rahm Emanuel was enjoying his role playing host to the 2015 NFL Draft on Wednesday, hoping to convince NFL officials to bring the draft back to Chicago for years to come.

04/29/2015

Grant Park is hosting Draft Town, a three-day fan festival coinciding with the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

NFL Putting Finishing Touches On Draft Town At Grant Park

Are you ready for some football? Grant Park certainly is, and the city is hoping to score a touchdown with this week’s NFL Draft.

CBS Chicago–04/29/2015

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cutler Settling In With Bears’ ‘Innovative’ New Coaching Staff

Cutler appreciates the minds of his new coaches.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2015

Commissioner Roger Goodell sits with the top draft prospects in the 2014 class. (Getty Images)

2015 NFL Draft Details

Here are the details and useful links you’ll need to get ready for this weekend’s draft.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2015

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Chicago Businesses Gear Up For NFL Draft

CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports this is going to be a post card for the city with all the media coverage from here and will have a ripple effect for Chicago businesses.

04/27/2015

Radio City Music Hall. (Getty Images)

Durkin: NFL Mock Draft 3.0

With the draft just days away, here’s Durkin’s final first-round projection.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: April 20th-April 24th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

04/24/2015

Dave Duerson

Duerson Family Plans To Challenge NFL Concussion Settlement

Thomas Demetrio, an attorney for the family of late Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson, objects to the exclusion of future awards for CTE, the brain trauma that some call “the signature disease of football.” Lawyers involved in the settlement say an appeal could hold up payments to thousands of players.

04/23/2015

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2015 NFL Schedule Breakdown, Highlights

Check out the top games and who has the hardest and easiest schedules.

04/21/2015

Matt Forte. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Chicago Bears’ 2015 Schedule Released

The Chicago Bears’ full 2015 schedule was released Tuesday evening, and they’ll open the new season against the Green Bay Packers on Sept. 13.

CBS Chicago–04/21/2015

A general view during introductions proir to the start of the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on May 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images)

Durkin’s 2015 NFL Draft Big Board

Here are the top 50 prospects in the NFL Draft in Dan Durkin’s eyes.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2015

Grant Park from Columbus to the Auditorium Theatre. (Credit: NFL)

NFL Releases Details On What ‘Draft Town’ In Grant Park Will Look Like

Draft Town will be taking over Grant Park in a couple of weeks for the 2015 NFL Draft, and we’re getting our first look at what it will look like.

04/14/2015

Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Report: NFL Schedule Currently Set To Be Released April 23

We’re guessing the Bears won’t be featured in primetime nearly as often as 2014.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2015

Chicago Bears chairman George McCaskey.  (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

DiCaro: George McCaskey’s Comments Make It Tough To Get Behind Bears

McCaskey’s recent shortsighted comments on sexual/domestic violence underscore a big NFL issue.

CBS Chicago–04/10/2015

Marcus Mariota, left, and Jameis Winston, right. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Durkin: NFL Mock Draft 2.0

With the draft just three weeks away, Dan Durkin has put together his second mock projection.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 06: The Washington Nationals mascot Screech takes the field before the start of the Nationals game against the New York Mets during Opening Day at Nationals Park on April 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

The Top 10 Sports Days Of The Year

Let’s take a look at the contenders for the best day of the sports year.

04/07/2015

Adrian Peterson. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

NFL, Adrian Peterson To Meet Tuesday To Discuss His Playing Status

Peterson’s been suspended at least through April 15.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2015

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Report: NFL To Hire Sarah Thomas As First Female Game Official

Thomas has worked preseason NFL games previously.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2015

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NFL Appears Close To Changing PAT Rules

The NFL is considering big changes to point after touchdown procedures, including making kicks farther back.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2015

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Pre-Game Playlist: Devon Still ‘Shakes It Off’ With Daughter Leah

The Bengals defensive lineman breaks down his different music tastes as well as his dancing skills with his daughter.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2015

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