Bears general manager Phil Emery. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin: Bears Salary Cap Update

Hard to believe, but Bears training camp starts next month. We’re just 50 days away from the inaugural Camp Trestman, and 95 days away from the season opener against the Cincinnati Bengals.

670 The Score–06/05/2013

Kyle Long. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Durkin: Projected Bears Rookie Contract Pool

By Dan Durkin (CBS) Rookie minicamp kicks off Friday at Halas Hall, providing the coaching staff their first glimpse of the newest crop of Bears on the practice field. Off the field, Bears chief contract negotiator […]

CBS Chicago–05/10/2013

(Photo Credit: Getty Images/Simon Bruty)

NBA Lockout Looming, No Deal Appears Imminent

The NBA will have its last chance to avoid a work stoppage as the collective bargaining agreement is set to expire at midnight. The two sides will meet on Thursday, and are seemingly nowhere close to a deal.

CBS Chicago–06/30/2011

Chicago Blackhawks

Bowman: Blackhawks Will Have ‘More Stability’ Than Last Offseason

Handcuffed by the salary cap after winning the Stanley Cup, general manager Stan Bowman was limited in what he could do to improve the team heading into the following season. As a result, the 2010 and 2011 versions of the Blackhawks looked drastically different.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2011

Brent Seabrook

Evaluating The Seabrook Contract

Brent Seabrook signed a big contract over the weekend that assured he’d be part of the Blackhawks organization for years to come. But now the team has roughly $49 million committed to 12 players for next season.

670 The Score–03/01/2011

Kenny Williams

Williams: Shutdown Would Be Better Than Huge Salaries

White Sox General Manager Kenny Williams said he would rather see baseball “shut down” than watch teams squander tens of millions of dollars on single players.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2011

Chicago Blackhawks

Will The Blackhawks Be Active At Trade Deadline?

In a very crowded Western Conference playoff race the Chicago Blackhawks are right in the middle of it all. A long winning streak could push them to hosting a home playoff series, but a long losing streak could knock them out all together.

670 The Score–01/28/2011

Nick Leddy

After Three Days In Minors, Leddy Called Back To Blackhawks

Chicago Blackhawks’ defenseman Nick Leddy is getting pretty good at making the trip between Chicago and Rockford.


Dustin Byfuglien

Position Change Brightens Spotlight For Byfuglien

While in Chicago, Dustin Byfuglien became a very popular player for his postseason heroics as a forward. Now in Atlanta, the former Blackhawk is turning heads for his regular season play as a defenseman.


Niemi Wears Blackhawks Mask To Sharks Camp

By JOSH DUBOW, AP Sports Writer SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks begin training camp with a stark reminder of how last season ended and of the offseason changes the team underwent since […]


Blackhawks Not Worried About New Roster

CHICAGO (AP) The defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks believe they can buck both recent NHL history and the impact of league’s salary cap. No team has won consecutive Cups since Detroit captured back-to-back titles […]


Blackhawks Trying To Deal G Huet

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Blackhawks are close to finding a place for goaltender Cristobal Huet to play this season and eliminating his $5.625 million annual salary cap hit. General manager Stan Bowman said Friday he […]