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USA soccer fans celebrate in Chicago's Grant Park. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Bernstein: World Cup Soccer’s Pretty Cool

Watching the best compete on the biggest stage is appealing even to casual observers.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2014

Gracie Gold. (Getty Images)

Watch: Olympic Skater Gracie Gold Latest To Get Asked To High School Prom By Stranger

It’s not an original idea, but you have to appreciate the effort, courage and one-liners.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2014

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

Richie Incognito. (Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Please, Don’t Forget Last Week

Don’t let what’s uncomfortable simply be a disposable thought. Think about what’s important.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2014

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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

The Leopard, one of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics mascots, is presented during the opening ceremony at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi. (JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Schadenfreude Is Drawing Me To Watch The Olympics

Will the Sochi craziness bring even more people to watch the Olympics?

CBS Chicago–02/07/2014

Constuction workers work to finish buildings around the Rosa Khutor Mountain Cluster village ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on January 31, 2014 in Rosa Khutor, Sochi.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Crazy Moments In Winter Olympic History

There as been plenty of crazy in the Winter Olympics.

02/05/2014

Super Bowl security operations (Mel Evans/AP/Getty Images)

Security Tight In Super Bowl Run-Up

Threats in Russia have New York-New Jersey security heightened for the Super Bowl.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2014

Sochi. (Pavel Govolkin/Getty Images)

Sochi Chief: City Is World’s ‘Most Secure Venue’

Russia is deploying more then 50,000 police and soliders to protect the Games.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2014

Patrick Kane s is challenged by Sidney Crosby during the ice hockey men's gold medal game between USA and Canada. (Credit: Harry How, Getty)

Silverman: Blackhawks May Be Lighting It Up, But Olympics Could Cause Big Problems

The Blackhawks have been rolling, but there is a problem looming. It’s called the Olympic Games.

670 The Score–12/14/2013

Sarah Burke. (Photo by Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

Canadian Freestyle Skier Sarah Burke Dead At 29

Sarah Burke was an X Games star with a grass-roots mentality — a daredevil superpipe skier who understood the risks inherent to her sport and the debt she owed to it.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2012