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NHL Commissioner Bettman Reiterates Support For World Cup-Style International Hockey Tournament

The NHL is weighing whether its players should continue to play in the Olympics.

CBS Chicago–04/14/2014

Soccer balls. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Soccer Fans To Drive From Chicago To Rio For World Cup

Many of us have taken a road trip to see a game. But what about driving from Chicago to Rio? That’s what some soccer fans are getting ready to do for next summer’s World Cup.

09/29/2013

Flares are thrown in the stadium during clashes that erupted after a soccer match Wednesday. At least 74 people were killed. (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)

Baffoe: A Love Letter To American Sports Fans

Seventy-four fans have died at a sporting event not due to an architectural accident or natural disaster. They have died at the hands of other supposed fans.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2012

Japan's players celebrate after the FIFA Women's Football World Cup final match Japan vs USA on July 17, 2011 in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany. (Photo credit: CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Japan Wins 1st World Cup Title In Penalty Shootout

Japan has won the Women’s World Cup, stunning the United States 4-1 in a penalty shootout Sunday night after finishing in a 2-2 tie.

07/17/2011

World Cup

U.S. Headed To World Cup Final After 3-1 Win Over France

The United States is in the World Cup final for the first time since it last won the title in 1999, and once again, it was Abby Wambach coming up big in a 3-1 victory over France.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2011

Brazil v USA: FIFA Women's World Cup 2011 - Quarter Finals

Muller: U.S. Women Win One Of The Most Memorable Games Ever

In my 31 years on this planet, I have witnessed some pretty entertaining sporting events.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2011

U.S. Women's Soccer Team

U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Faces Italy Saturday

The Eagles and the Bears aren’t the only big football game in town this weekend. The U.S. Women’s soccer team is taking on Italy Saturday at Toyota Park with a spot in next year’s World Cup at stake.

CBS 2–11/23/2010

Brian McBride

Fire Star McBride Retiring At End Of Season

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. — Brian McBride, whose scoring touch and tenacity earned him fans on both sides of the Atlantic, is calling it a career. The 38-year-old McBride said Friday he will retire at the end […]

670 The Score–09/03/2010