Chicago Sports News

Blackhawks' long winning streak against Sabres ends with 5-3 loss

Chicago Tribune News - Sat, 03/17/2018 - 16:00

Joel Quenneville has been pulling his goalies at an alarming rate this season.

Anton Forsberg has been benched in six of his 27 starts. He has allowed at least four goals the same number of times.

Jean-Francois Berube had been yanked once in his six starts before the Blackhawks fell to the Sabres...

Allen Robinson's comeback trail leads to Bears but his arrival awaits

Chicago Tribune News - Sat, 03/17/2018 - 09:55

Concealed beneath the cuffs of Allen Robinson’s navy pinstripe suit and white dress shirt were two bracelets. A green one on his right wrist and an orange one on his left. Souvenirs from his hospital stay last September when he had the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee surgically reconstructed.


Whatever happens Saturday, this looks like just the beginning for Loyola — if it can keep Porter Moser

Chicago Tribune News - Sat, 03/17/2018 - 07:30

Porter Moser handed out a voluminous scouting report of Tennessee for every Loyola player to study before Saturday’s second-round NCAA tournament game.

But the most important words to live by for the Ramblers remain the ones written on Page 1 of Moser’s all-time favorite business book, “Good to...

UMBC stuns top-seeded Virginia 74-54, becomes first No. 16 seed to win an NCAA tournament game

Chicago Tribune News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 23:15

Jairus Lyles couldn't suppress a smile, knowing that a school known more for chess than hoops had finally made it happen — a 16 ousting a 1 in March Madness.

The University of Maryland-Baltimore County stunned the sports world by pulling off the most shocking upset in college basketball history,...

Teammates since third grade, Loyola's Ben Richardson and Clayton Custer have 'mind-blowing' connection on court

Chicago Tribune News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 18:55

As fourth-graders, Ben Richardson and Clayton Custer reached the pinnacle of their youth sports careers.

At Spiece Fieldhouse in Fort Wayne, Ind., the preteen teammates won a youth basketball national championship.

“We were going out on a national stage and beating a lot of really good teams,”...

Bears match Packers offer for Kyle Fuller with 4-year, $56 million deal

Chicago Tribune News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 14:55

The Bears-Packers rivalry, usually at its best during the fall, got spicy in mid-March on Friday.

The drama lasted about three hours.

That is the amount of time it took the Bears to match an offer sheet Kyle Fuller signed with the Packers, keeping the former first-round draft pick in place with...

Ryan Pace's 12 most significant wide receiver moves as Bears GM

Chicago Tribune News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 12:25

Bears general manager Ryan Pace is in his fourth offseason of refurbishing the roster and attempting to lift the organization out of its last-place doldrums. Pace’s biggest splash this week was the signing of 24-year-old receiver Allen Robinson, a Pro Bowl talent with plenty of upside. The move...

Bill Rancic flashes his Loyola loyalty

Chicago Tribune News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 09:35

Loyola University has several notable alumni, and one of its most famous, Bill Rancic, has hopped onto the Ramblers’ NCAA tournament bandwagon.

The Chicago restaurateur and winner of the debut season of the “Apprentice” hadn’t posted about Loyola on social media in a while, but he took to his Facebook,...

Once again, Ryan Pace hopes this isn't another year of introducing future ex-Bears

Chicago Tribune News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 07:00

Celebrating the legend that says St. Patrick chased the all the snark out of Ireland:

The Bears introduced their new free agents Thursday, and Bears GM Ryan Pace gave good reasons for being excited about each player he just signed, which is Pace’s job – being excited and signing new players. But...

Chase Daniel readily accepts his primary duty: Help Mitch Trubisky excel

Chicago Tribune News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 06:37

When the Bears introduced their five new free agents Thursday at Halas Hall, Chase Daniel was the only player they hope won’t see meaningful action this season.

That’s not so much a knock on Daniel’s abilities as a quarterback as an acknowledgment of why the Bears are guaranteeing him $7 million...

Trae Young takes a final bow on a stage Oklahoma didn't deserve

Chicago Tribune News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 06:30

Trae Young's college basketball career began quietly on Nov. 12, when he scored 15 points in a 108-89 Oklahoma victory over Omaha, Nebraska. It almost certainly ended Thursday afternoon at PPG Paints Arena 2.5 seconds after he slipped the ball to teammate Jamuni McNeace for one final, futile assist.


Cubs starters set sights on surpassing 'outstanding' 2016 results

Chicago Tribune News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 06:20

To surpass the Cubs’ starting pitchers of 2016 as manager Joe Maddon’s best rotation, the current crop at least must match that group’s 81 victories while compiling a 2.96 ERA.

“Going into the year, it might be the best we’ve looked on paper, but it’s still about what you do once you get on the...

A shot and a prayer: Donte Ingram's last-second game-winner gives Loyola its March moment

Chicago Tribune News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 05:10

Loyola calls the play “Attack,’’ fitting for the tenacious team that captured America’s imagination Thursday with a pulsating, buzzer-beating 64-62 victory over Miami in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

When Miami guard Lonnie Walker IV missed a free throw with 9.3 seconds left at the American...

Matt Nagy's enthusiasm key in luring free agents to Bears

Chicago Tribune News - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 21:10

When general manager Ryan Pace described the process of hiring coach Matt Nagy a little more than two months ago — the Bears interviewed him during the day and the wheels to hire him were in motion that evening — it was the instant connection the general manager cited in guiding the decision.


Loyola advances in NCAA tournament with miracle finish: 'They believe'

Chicago Tribune News - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 19:30

Loyola players bounced around the American Airlines Center court, hugging and screaming and wondering how it all just happened.

Donte Ingram’s 3-pointer just before the final buzzer delivered the 11th-seeded Ramblers’ first NCAA tournament victory in 33 years — a 64-62 upset of No. 6 seed Miami.


Is Bears' revamped offense reason to believe this free-agent class different?

Chicago Tribune News - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 17:50

The last of the 24 questions fired at Ryan Pace on Thursday at Halas Hall was direct. With the Bears’ early productivity in free agency this week, did the fourth-year general manager suddenly see his team close to contending for a playoff spot?

Wisely, Pace pumped the brakes.

“We just started the...

If the old Wrigley Field dugout walls could talk, the stories they would tell

Chicago Tribune News - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 17:15

The Cubs eased concerns of a repeat of the start of the 2015 season when they announced the latest Wrigley Field renovations will be completed in time for the April 9 home opener.

No worries about the bleachers being done, or the bathrooms malfunctioning on opening day.

All systems are go, so to...

If you're bummed that Jake Arrieta didn't sign with the Cubs, then blame Jake Arrieta

Chicago Tribune News - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 15:50

If you’re angry, frustrated or just bummed that one of the greatest and most important pitchers in Cubs history left town, then blame the pitcher.

Because ultimately, Jake Arrieta left the Cubs because he chose to leave the Cubs.

Arrieta looked funny in Phillies red instead of Cubs blue when he...

Wrigley Field will be ready for April 9 home opener, says Crane Kenney

Chicago Tribune News - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 13:05

Despite the appearance of the playing surface, Wrigley Field should be ready for the Cubs’ April 9 home opener against the Pirates.

“We’re in great shape for the field to be ready April 9,” said Crane Kenney, the Cubs’ president of business operations.

Kenney, in response to fans’ questions about...

NFL free agency: Early winners include the Browns — seriously

Chicago Tribune News - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:00

NFL free agency began with a flurry before it even officially opened Wednesday afternoon. Things still could change as players, agents and teams continue to maneuver. But here's a quick look at the early winners and losers:


Kirk Cousins: His three-year, approximately $84 million deal with...


Which Sport gives you the best looking body?

Many sports can give you a good looking body, but which one gives you the best looking body? Playing soccer is the sport that gives you the best looking body.Soccer, because:

  1. It involves a lot of running (burning fat in every part of your body)
  2. Soccer is a good sports for maintaining health, fitness, strength (ball kicking, body check, tackling, fighting for space to get the ball ) and endurance.

Pros and Cons of Pet or animal Sports

What are the Pros and Cons of Pet or animal Sports
Pros and cons of Pet Sports, Cute dog playing soccer Pet Sports examples include pet soccer, horse racing, greyhound racing, rodeos, dog agility events, bull fighting, etc... Two of the most common animals involved in Pet Sports are dogs and horses. There are many types of animal sporting events, with varying levels of participation from humans. Some pet sport events are solely between the animals while others use the animals in a lesser role.

What are some interesting habits of well-balanced people?

What are some interesting habits of well-balanced people?

interesting morning habits of well-balanced people
  1. Make sure that you sleep for at least for 6 hours non stop in a very comfortable bed every night. Wake up no later than 06am.
  2. Read or listen to unbiased local and international news to know what is going on.
  3. Take a good shower.
  4. Drink a glass of water or tea without sugar.

How to get into Football or soccer?

Let's explore How to get into Football or soccer? Football or soccer is the most popular sport in the world. How to get into Football or soccer To get into football or soccer, start at an early age to get the fundamentals. You can register your son or daughter as soon as they are 4 years old in Minor Soccer Associations in your city. I currently coach my own son's team at SWU Soccer club in Calgary and it is a delight.

What are the top 5 hobbies that make you smarter? Top Hobbies that make you smarter
  1. Exercising ( Play team sports, running, gym, bike , swim) will increase your stamina, make you physically strong , agile, athletic, fit and smarter.
  2. Reading ( anything from books, news, pamphlets, online, offline, whatever, etc.). Just read man!