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Gerry and Rory McIlroy

5 Crazy Sports Bets That Worked

After Rory McIlroy’s dad cashed in over the weekend, let’s look at 5 crazy sports bets that worked.

12 hours ago

Commissioner Roger Goodell at the 2014 NFL Draft in New York City. (Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images)

Wisch: The Windy City Deserves To Feel An NFL Draft

The NFL Draft needs a change of scenery and belongs in a city that loves football.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2014

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Bernstein: NFL’s Power Getting Silly

A one-year hiatus from Roman numerals is actually news.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2014

Vocalist Isaac Slade (R) and guitarist Joe King of the rock band The Fray perform during the half time show during the AFC Championship game between the New England Patriots and the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Musicians + Sports: How The Fray (Barely) Survived Super Bowl XLVIII

This year’s Super Bowl was a particularly bitter pill for Broncos fans to swallow. Denver band The Fray was no exception.

05/16/2014

New Bears cornerback Kyle Fuller, right, with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Let Fuller Be Himself

If Kyle Fuller is better than Charles Tillman, there’s no need for an apprenticeship.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2014

Jay Cutler, center, with Bears general manager Jerry Angelo, left, and coach Lovie Smith at his introductory press conference in Chicago in April 2009. (Getty Images)

A Look Back: Cutler Traded To Bears 5 Years Ago Today

There have been some ups and downs for Jay Cutler in Chicago — and many memes.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2014

Soldier Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: No Current Plans To Expand Soldier Field Capacity

Bears president Ted Phillips says there are no plans being developed to increase capacity.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2014

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Baffoe: Ranking The Best Days On The Sports Calendar

The first Thursday of the NCAA Tournament is great, but is it the best day on the sports calendar?

CBS Chicago–03/21/2014

Soldier Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Bears CEO Ted Phillips Positioning Chicago For Super Bowl, NFL Draft

Logistically, Chicago could host the big game, but Soldier Field’s smaller capacity is a hold-up.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2014

Soldier Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Chicago Isn’t A Super Bowl City

Given its small size, Soldier Field isn’t the type of facility that should host a Super Bowl.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2014

Cliff Avril. (Getty Images)

Silverman: Seahawks Show Defense Is NFL Priority Once Again

Seattle has the blueprint for how to slow down the NFL’s high-octane offenses.

02/04/2014

Russell Wilson. (Getty Images)

Russell Wilson Still Set On Attending Rangers’ Spring Training

A Super Bowl title doesn’t appear to be giving Russell Wilson a big ego.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2014

Pete Carroll. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Seahawks’ Win Costs Houston Furniture Store Man $7 Million

The good news? What the man lost financially was built in brand name.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2014

Soldier Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Will Chicago Make A Play To Host Super Bowl?

Chicago can make a good case to host a Super Bowl, and 2019 is the next chance for a cold-weather city.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2014

Super Bowl at MetLifeStadium. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Case For Making Super Bowl Monday A National Holiday

We celebrate the Super Bowl like little else, so why isn’t the following Monday a holiday?

CBS Chicago–02/03/2014

Seattle defense. (Getty Images)

Who Had The Better D? ’85 Bears Or ’13 Seahawks?

The statistics between the ’85 Bears and ’13 Seahawks are strikingly similar.

02/03/2014

Mark Cuban. (Getty Images)

Mavs Owner Cuban Jokes About Winning $20 Million On Super Bowl Bet

No, Mark Cuban didn’t win $20 million on a bet on a safety, but it had many talking.

02/03/2014

Malcolm Smith. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Nasty Seahawks Win By Knockout

Seattle’s relentless, physical defense left Denver helpless.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2014

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Salvation Army Hosts Sober Super Bowl Party

It’s one Super Bowl party where everyone could be the designated driver. WBBM’s Nancy Harty explains.

02/02/2014

NEWARK, NJ - JANUARY 28: Wide receiver Percy Harvin #11 of the Seattle Seahawks speaks to the media during Super Bowl XLVIII Media Day at the Prudential Center on January 28, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. Super Bowl XLVIII will be played between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos on February 2. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

He’s Back? Harvin Expected To Suit Up For Super Bowl

With Seattle having just a handful of players listed on the injury report and with Denver in the double digits, things are looking good for the ‘Hawks.

02/01/2014

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