Jonathan Toews (Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Blackhawks, Penguins Prepare For Outdoor Game

It’s been a few years, but Penguins and Blackhawks aren’t strangers to outdoor games.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2014

Coors Field. (Getty Images)

Wisch: Giving An Opening Day Holiday The Cold Shoulder

A federal holiday to sit out in the freezing cold doesn’t sound pleasant.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2014

Eddie Olczyk. (Getty Images)

Eddie Olczyk Wants Back Into Coaching

Olczyk stil has that “burning desire” to teach the game, he says.

CBS Chicago–02/18/2014

A Pittsburgh Steelers fan cheers against the Cleveland Browns during the game on December 29, 2013 at Heinz Field. (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Gallo Goes There: What Makes A Great Sports Town?

Is it because every team in the city is equally loved and supported, with sellouts stretching back decades, through good seasons and bad?


Catcher Dioner Navarro #30 of the Chicago Cubs (R) tags out Russell Martin #55 of the Pittsburgh Pirates after he tried to score on a bunt by Charlie Morton #50 during the second inning at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Lose, Pirates Clinch Playoff Spot

After two consecutive decades of losing, the Pirates (90-67) clinched at least a National League wild card Monday night when they beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 and the Washington Nationals lost to St. Louis 4-3.


Jay Cutler. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Hoge: ‘Mr. Fourth Quarter’ Does It Again

Jay Cutler has delivered in the fourth quarter in three straight games.


Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears throws during a game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field on September 22, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Undefeated Bears Win Big Over Steelers, 40-23

Chicago’s defense forced five turnovers and scored twice, and the Bears beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 40-23 on Sunday night to remain unbeaten.


2012 Big East tournament (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Stage Set For Final Big East Tournament As We Know It

The Big East tournament will have a touch of a wake to it this week. When games end, there will be plenty of reminiscing about rivalries and talk of what is to come.


DePaul Blue Demons

Pitt Crushes DePaul 93-55 To Win 4th Straight

Trey Zeigler scored a season-high 18 points and Pittsburgh crushed DePaul 93-55 on Saturday night for its fourth straight victory.


Jay Cutler

Durkin: Week 8 NFL Picks

The NFL is looking to create parity across the league, but 2012 is starting to look a lot like 2011.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2012

Aaron Rodgers.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 1 NFL Picks

Football fans, rejoice, the NFL is back! Week 1 features a few intriguing divisional matchups, as well as a heavyweight bout between two elite NFC teams. Here’s my take on how all of this weekend’s action will shake out.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2012

DePaul Blue Demons

DePaul Rallies To Beat Pittsburgh 84-81

Brandon Young scored 26 points, including a three-point play with 1.3 seconds left, as DePaul beat Pittsburgh 84-81 Thursday night.


Derrick Williams

Thompson: Tourney Upsets, Hoops Parity And Young Stars

Lately I’ve been hearing a lot about how watered-down college basketball is and while I can’t completely disagree, it sure has made tournament exciting.


Penn State vs Ohio State

Thompson: Strategy For A Winning Bracket

All the buzz this Monday revolves around seeding, matchups and bracket busters. In my world, there are only two ways to fill out a winning bracket.

670 The Score–03/14/2011

NCAA Championship Trophy

670 The Score’s Final Four Predictions

The initial matchups for the 2011 NCAA Tournament have officially been set, now it’s time for every sports fan to play college basketball expert and pick their way through the matchups and into the Final Four.

670 The Score–03/14/2011

Kemba Walker

Holmes: What You Should Know About The Big East Teams In The Tournament

As expected the Big East got 11 teams in the NCAA Tournament. The record-setting number is as much of a product of the toughness of the league, as it is a show of the weakness of the entire field.

670 The Score–03/14/2011

Derrick Rose

Rock’s Rant: March Madness Could Be So Much Better If…

Don’t feel bad…..you are not alone. March Madness has become as American as the Air Jordans (made in China).

670 The Score–03/14/2011

Jacob Pullen

Bernstein: Don’t Do Your Brackets Until You Read This

Ok, so the NCAA field is lame. The 68 slots are bloated with bleh, NBA scouts are muttering about the lack of future impact players, and we’re fresh off a pretty ordinary season, to put it nicely.

670 The Score–03/14/2011

Jared Sullinger

Thompson: Now Who’s No. 1 In College Hoops?

After fans stormed the court twice in the span of three days in wins over No. 1 ranked teams, who is college basketball’s best team?

670 The Score–02/15/2011

DePaul Blue Demons mascot. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Quigley Drops 17 As DePaul Women Beat Pitt

Sam Quigley had 17 points and nine assists, and Keisha Hampton scored 15 points to help No. 24 DePaul overcome a slow start and beat Pittsburgh 67-51 on Tuesday night in the Big East opener for both teams.

670 The Score–12/07/2010