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  • Blackhawks analyst Eddie Olczyk announces that he’s cancer-free

    CHICAGO – When his battle began last summer, the support has come from all around the Windy City, the NHL, and even the world. Eddie Olczyk felt the love from players and teams in the National Hockey League along with the fans after his diagnosis of Colon Cancer in August. A number of times during his treatment, he mentioned just how much the support has meant to him over the past few months. On Thursday, Olczyk had a gift for […]

  • Loyola beats Nevada to advance to the Elite Eight for the first time since 1963

    ATLANTA — No matter what, some team would have to blink by the end of Thursday night. To get to the Sweet 16, Loyola won a pair of games which they were trailing in the final ten seconds on buzzer-beater buckets. Their opponent, Nevada, rallied from deficits of 14 and 22 points, respectively, in order to punch their own ticket to the South Region semifinal. Someone’s inspired run was going to end in the Sweet 16 on Thursday night. Whether […]

  • Lester Wiltfong discusses the Bears’ free agent pickups & Draft prospects on Sports Feed

    CHICAGO – There are a number of reasons for Bears’ fans to be both optimistic and cautious when it comes to the start of the new NFL year. Ryan Pace has certainly gotten the offensive weapons he needed to early in free agency, but his track record the past few years brings pause for some fans. Meanwhile the team’s possibilities in the draft with the eighth overall pick are numerous, with the hopes that Quenton Nelson might fall to them […]

  • Andy Frye looks ahead to the Cubs & White Sox 2018 season on Sports Feed

    CHICAGO – We’re just a week away from one of American sports best days on the calendar. That’s the opening of the Major League Baseball season, which in 2018 will start on a Thursday either in the morning, afternoon, or evening. Even with differing expectations, there is a lot of anticipation for both of Chicago’s baseball teams as March 29th approaches. The Cubs have a team that could legitimately make a run for a second World Series Championship in three […]

  • Patrick Finley talks Bears & NFL Draft on Sports Feed Thursday at Notre Dame

    CHICAGO – If everything went perfectly for the Bears in the 2018 NFL Draft, they would have seen the team’s top draft pick Thursday in South Bend. Quenton Nelson is one of the best prospects in the draft and might be the first pick that’s not a quarterback when the selections take place in April. That’s a rare feat for an offensive guard, but his performance along with his numbers at workouts could establish the former Notre Dame player as […]

  • Rambling to the Sweet 16: No labels needed for Loyola

    ATLANTA – Same as always? Not really. Not that it’s a flat-out lie when teams say it, but things are different when it comes to last week, two weeks, or even a month ago. This is the Sweet 16 – the Regional Semifinals – a place they haven’t reached in 33 years and only done so four times in their program’s history. They’re two steps closer to the Final Four than they were a week ago and, at the moment, […]

  • Elgin authorities release video of I-90 police shooting that killed local woman

    ***WARNING:  Video contains graphic content ***  ELGIN, Ill. —  Elgin police released nearly 30 hours of video Thursday amid outcries from the community after a police officer shot and killed a 34-year-old African American woman in her car earlier this month. The combination of police edited video and raw video from the show the final moments of Decynthia Clements’ life.  It was taken from more than 30 hours of footage from multiple cameras, Elgin Police Chief Jeff Swoboda said. Elgin […]

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  • Former Wheaton football player pleads guilty in hazing case

    WHEATON, Ill. — One of five former Wheaton College football players arrested on felony charges after an alleged hazing incident of another player has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery charges. Noah Spielman, 21, entered his plea Thursday in DuPage County court after prosecutors agreed to dismiss nine counts of felony charges. Spielman was sentenced to one year of conditional discharge and ordered to complete 100 hours of community service — 25 hours of which must be spent talking to youths about […]

  • 7 Chicago restaurants make OpenTable’s top 100 list

    CHICAGO — The votes are in — and seven Chicago restaurants made OpenTable’s 2018 list of the 100 Best Restaurants in America for a Big Night Out. OpenTable, the restaurant booking website, said the list is based on analysis of over 12 million reviews, canvassing more than 27,000 restaurants across the country — all submitted by verified diners. The Chicago restaurants are: Gibson’s Steakhouse, 1028 N Rush Street Maple & Ash, 8 W Maple Street Carnivale, 702 W Fulton Street Duck Duck Goat, 857 W […]

  • First look at plans for Lincoln Yards, one proposed Amazon HQ2 site in Chicago

    CHICAGO — We’re getting a first look at plans to turn the site of an old steel plant on the North Side into a campus for Amazon’s second headquarters. A big white dome was built on the proposed site known as Lincoln Yards. Amazon executives have reportedly been touring potential sites but no details have been released. Local developer Sterling Bay unveiled its plans for the site, which also include a stadium, a dog park and a sledding hill. Chicago […]