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Long Winter Putting A Damper On Start Of Spring Sports

As if there weren’t enough of a reason to be upset with this long, brutal winter; the continuing cold weather has proved a big downer for kids looking forward to the start of spring sports like baseball, softball, track and field, lacrosse, tennis, and soccer.

03/13/2014

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6 Abandoned Olympic Venues You Can Still Visit

If you’re tuning into the Sochi Winter Olympics this year, it’s hard not to wonder what these Olympic venues will look like in ten years. While we wait for the answer, check out these abandoned Olympic venues you can still travel to.

02/13/2014

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10 Sports Pilgrimages Every Guy Should Make Once In His Life

Which sports events are worth planning a vacation around? Check out these ten sports happenings every guy should make a trip for.

02/05/2014

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How To Throw A Party For The Big Game

Consider these essentials to throw the best party for the big game, from CBS Local’s Eat See Play.

01/28/2014

BOULDER, CO - OCTOBER 04: A helmet of the Texas Longhorns lies on the field as the team warms up prior to facing the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field on October 4, 2008 in Boulder, Colorado. Texas defeated Colorado 38-14. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Texas And Army Coaching Searches On Different Levels With Same Goal, Restore Pride

Army will never be a dominant force in college football the way Texas can be, but both programs have a special place in college football’s history. Seeing them each reach their expectations is capable if the right coach is brought in.

12/18/2013

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Most Talked About Sports Events of 2013

Headlines that shaped and transcended the sports world in 2013.

12/16/2013

The Salvation Army's Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in the West Pullman neighborhood. (Credit: Facebook)

Salvation Army Community Center Merges Arts, Sports, Education

On Chicago’s Far South Side, there’s a Salvation Army facility unlike anything in the area, where arts and sports combine with life skills to create success stories.

12/13/2013

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The 5 Best Stadiums In The NFL

From location, fans, and noise level to architecture, food & beer, and proximity to post-game shenanigans, here are football’s five best stadiums in the NFL.

11/25/2013

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Over/Unders for Bears-Rams

Here are your weekly Over/Unders for Bears vs. Rams:

11/22/2013

CLEMSON, SC - AUGUST 31: Roderick McDowell #25 of the Clemson Tigers celebrates after defeating the Georgia Bulldogs 38-35 at Memorial Stadium on August 31, 2013 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Image

College Football Spotlight: Clemson, FSU Ready To Showcase The ACC’s Best

This weekend, college football will shift its attention to the ACC. Playing in the shadows of the SEC the last few years, the ACC will offer this week’s game of the week when Clemson hosts Florida State.

10/14/2013

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Pick-A-Side: What Is Your Favorite Tailgate Food?

From guacamole and chips to spicy buffalo wings, what’s the best tailgate food?

09/09/2013

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TTYM: Pam Oliver Gets Hit, Nate Robinson Deserves A Smack & Barry Sanders Breaks His Silence?

  by @TaraLipinskyMore Columns here.This week was quite a “hit.” Ryan Dempster beaning A-Rod intentionally was the big news – but he wasn’t the only one who was roughed up. Watch what it looks like when one boxer […]

08/23/2013

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25 Greatest Chicago Sports Legends Of All Time

Our friends over at ChicagoSide have compiled a list of who they deem to be the 25 greatest Chicago sports legends of all time. Period.

07/12/2013

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Heat Handle Spurs 109-93; Finals Coming Back To Miami

The Miami Heat entered Game 4 of the 2013 NBA Finals against the San Antonio Spurs knowing they couldn’t lose and go down 3-1 in the series and have a chance of winning the Larry O’Brien trophy. But the Heat’s Big Three responded like the three All-Stars that they are, combining for 82 points and lead Miami to a 109-93.

06/14/2013

Manti Te'o, Jim Miller, Joe Paterno and Michael Jordan. (Credit: Getty Images)

Baffoe: I Got A Sports Fan Reality Check

Reality checks are necessary every now and then.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2013

Michael Jordan. (Credit: Doug Pensinger/Allsport)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Jordan’s Birthday And An Emailing Bigot

Just one email this week, actually. This person was so moved by a sports column that he felt compelled to type all this and click send.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2013

TTYM: Watch DeAndre Jordan ‘Fart’ On People And Braylon Edward’s Twitter Fail

In this week’s That Thing You Missed:  A brawl breaks out at Macho Comacho’s funeral, Braylon Edwards cooks his goose with a Tweet And DeAndre Jordan enjoys using a fart machine on people in his […]

12/07/2012

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Baffoe: What I’m Not Thankful For In Sports

Thanksgiving kind of came out of nowhere, didn’t it? Actually, I apologize for that because that question makes me a hypocrite. One of my bigger pet peeves is people who are annually amazed at annual stuff.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2012

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CBS Local Predictions: Week 4

Hey, the real refs are coming back! Great news. Now it’s time for the real Fantasource to come back.  Ouch, another rough week for the picks. 6-8 last week is unacceptable (I’m not counting that […]

09/28/2012

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Week 4: Best Place To Watch The Game?

Where’s your favorite place to watch sports in Chicago? Check out the options and vote for your favorite place to grab a burger, beer and watch the Bears!

09/26/2012

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