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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

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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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CBS Local Predictions: Week 3

Well, Last week was not a great start to the picks. Lucky for us this is for amusement purposes only.  We ended the week under .500 (6-8-1) with a few close games not falling our […]

09/21/2012

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With Strike Over, CPS Sports Can Resume, But Football Delayed

With teachers and students at Chicago Public Schools going back to school on Wednesday, team sports will also be able to resume, although football games cannot be played on Friday.

09/18/2012

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Week 3: Best Sports Bars In Chicago?

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!

09/18/2012

CBS Local Predictions: Week Two

With Week 1 behind them, NFL teams are revving up for Week 2.  Here’s how CBS Local’s analyst @Fantasource thinks the games will shake out. Tampa Bay at N.Y. Giants (-7 1/2, O/U 44) The […]

09/14/2012

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Friday Night Games A Longshot For CPS Students

For hundreds of Chicago high school athletes, the reality is hitting home for them now, CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

09/13/2012

San Francisco Giants mascot Lou Seal dresses as Dark Vader in honor of Star Wars day. (Photo by Tony Medina/Getty Images)

Baffoe: No, Star Wars Is Not Better Than Sports

Elliott Serrano is not only a fool for having an opinion that is so astoundingly wrong, but also because he asked me to compose a counterpoint. Poor guy.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2012

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Opinion: Olympic Gold To Celebrate The 40th Anniversary Of Title IX

As we celebrate these women’s victories we must remember that Title IX created the opportunities for women to succeed in sports. When progressives push for public policy changes, that is what we seek: not guaranteed outcomes but guaranteed access.

08/13/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For July 9th

Francisco Liriano ( SP, MIN) has been fantastic since returning to the starting rotation. After tossing 6.2 innings and allowing just one run this week against the Rangers, Liriano has now allowed just 15 runs in his last 49.1 innings, striking out 52 against 24 walks.

07/09/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For June 25th

Each week we’ll be providing you with insight into the best (and worst) baseball players to play in your fantasy baseball league.

06/25/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For June 18th

Players are dropping like flies this week. One of my teams lost Alex Avila, Drew Stubbs, Brandon Beachy and Brandon Morrow to injury. I’m going to stash all four of those players, but some won’t have the luxury to do so – here are some players worth an add if you need to fill in for an injury.

06/18/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For June 11th

The free agent wires get barer and barer as the season progresses. That makes every move at this point of the season more and more important. Make sure you’re the one grabbing the right guy off the scrap heap, not putting the big get back onto the waiver wire.

06/11/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For June 4th

This week should see a bunch of DL spots open up across the league. Mike Morse is back, and Desmond Jennings and Carlos Santana are among players making their return on Tuesday. As such, the waiver wire could be flush with talent – here are a few names to keep in mind as you make your adds and drops for the coming week.

06/04/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For May 29th

By: Jack Moore Each week we’ll be providing you with insight into the best (and worst) baseball players to play in your fantasy baseball league. As I turn in this week’s column, I own a […]

05/29/2012

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