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Derrick Rose. (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Team USA Basketball Exhibition Coming To United Center

Derrick Rose has set Team USA’s mini-camp as a goal in his return from injury.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2014

David Backes. (Getty Images)

Team USA’s David Backes Brings Home Stray Dogs From Sochi

The two puppies will be given to good homes soon.

CBS Chicago–02/26/2014

Olympians return from Sochi. (Credit: CBS)

Olympians Land In Chicago On Return From Sochi

Some Olympians making their way home from Sochi came through Chicago Monday afternoon.


Olli Maatta  of Finland celebrates his goal in the third period with Jussi Jokinen #36, Jori Lehtera and Sami Vatanen #45 against Jonathan Quick  of the United States during the Men's Ice Hockey Bronze Medal (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Finns Crush Team USA 5-0, No Medal for Americans

When it was all said and done, Teemu Selanne and the Finns destroyed the Americans 5-0, capturing their second consecutive Olympic bronze medal.

670 The Score–02/22/2014

Teemu Selanne #8 of Finland celebrates with Lauri Korpikoski #28 and Mikael Granlund #64 against Jonathan Quick #32 of the United States.  (Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images)

US Routed By Finland 5-0 In Bronze Medal Game

Teemu Selanne scored two goals and Tuukka Rask had a 26-save shutout, helping Finland rout the United States 5-0 Saturday to win hockey bronze at the Sochi Games.


Joel Quenneville hoists the Stanley Cup. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Listen: Blackhawks Coach Quenneville On Olympic Injury Risk, Bickell And More

Joel Quenneville believes big games can only help his Blackhawks in the Olympics.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2014

T.J. Oshie. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Watch: T.J. Oshie’s Best Shootout Goals

You have to respect the endless repertoire Oshie has for shootuts.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2014


Skokie Billboard Says Of USA-Canada Hockey Game: ‘Loser Keeps Bieber’

There’s even more incentive to not lose Friday’s big Olympic semifinal.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2014

USA teammates Ryan McDonagh, right, and TJ Oshie celebrate. (Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images)

Student Gets Detention After Calling Teacher ‘A Communist’ For Not Putting On USA Hockey

You have to respect the patriotism that he was attempting to display.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2014

Phil Kessel, right, and Team USA teammates. (Getty Images)

Silverman: U.S. Speed Should Key Quarterfinal Matchup Vs. Czechs

Team USA and Canada remain on a path to clash in the semifinals.

CBS Chicago–02/18/2014

US Phil Kessel (2nd-L) celebrates with his teammates his third goal of the match.  (Photo by JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Phil Kessel Scores 3 To Help US Rout Slovenia 5-1

Phil Kessel scored two of his three goals in the opening five minutes and became the first U.S. player to record an Olympic hat trick in more than a decade, leading the Americans to a 5-1 win over Slovenia on Sunday.


T.J. Oshie #74 of the United States celebrates with teammates Ryan Callahan #24, Paul Stastny #26, Ryan Kesler #17 and Zach Parise #9 after scoring on a shootout goal. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: Superb Team USA Effort Shows Americans Are Ready To Make Another Run At Gold

It wasn’t just about the T.J. Oshie Show.

670 The Score–02/15/2014

Jonathan Quick. (Getty Images)

Team USA Hockey Crushes Slovakia, 7-1

The Americans scored six goals in a 14-minute stretch in the second period.


Patrick Kane. (Cris Bouroncle/AFP/Getty Images)

Fantasy Olympic Hockey Draft

As you’re aware the Winter Olympics are here and the Men’s Ice Hockey competition begins at 11 AM on Wednesday. If you’re a regular listener to The McNeil and Spiegel Show, you’re well aware of how often they like to do drafts. Well, combine the two and what do you get? Fantasy Olympic Hockey.

670 The Score–02/12/2014

Great Britain women's curling team. (Getty Images)

So The U.S. Women’s Curling Team Isn’t Doing So Well

Pity the USA women’s curling team, which set the wrong kind of record Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2014

Johnny Quinn. (Getty Images)

View: USA Bobsledder Johnny Quinn Gets Stuck In Elevator

Quinn’s been stuck in a bathroom and elevator now. What’s next?

CBS Chicago–02/10/2014

Patrick Kane. (Cris Bouroncle/AFP/Getty Images)

View: Portraits Of Blackhawks’ Olympians

There are 10 Blackhawks who will soon head to Sochi.

CBS Chicago–02/07/2014

Patrick Kane. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: With Terror Threats Looming, NHL Should Withdraw From Sochi Games

With safety at risk, NHL players don’t need to go to Sochi.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2014

Jason Brown performs during the Smucker's Skating Spectacular following the Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships at TD Garden on January 12, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Highland Park Skater A Surprise Addition To U.S. Olympic Team

Marla and Steve Brown are still shocked their 19-year-old son Jason is an Olympian. Many thought the Highland Park native would charm the audience at Nationals, but no one expected him to earn one of only two spots to Sochi.


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Photo: Nike Reveals U.S. Olympic Hockey Jerseys

On Tuesday morning, Nike unveiled the official jerseys that will be worn by the U.S. Olympics hockey team for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

670 The Score–08/27/2013