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    Blackhawks Game Notes For Wednesday @ Colorado

    * Colorado won four of the five meetings between these teams last season and has won two straight and eight of its last 11 home games against the Blackhawks. * The Blackhawks saw their season-high three game winning streak come to an end in a 4-1 loss to Vancouver on Sunday. Chicago has lost each […]

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    Bulls Game Notes For Tuesday @ Denver

    * The Bulls have dropped each of their last seven road games against the Nuggets – tied for their longest active road losing streak against any opponent (Portland). * The Nuggets’ seven-game home winning streak against Chicago is tied for their longest active home winning streak against any foe (Atlanta). Denver’s last home loss to […]

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    Blackhawks Game Notes For Saturday @ Edmonton

    * Chicago defeated Calgary, 4-3, at Scotiabank Saddledome on Thursday, recording its second straight and fourth victory in the last five games overall. Including a 7-0-0 mark this season, the Blackhawks have won 36 games when scoring 4+ goals since 2013-14 – most of any NHL team. * The Blackhawks won all three games vs. […]

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    Bulls Game Notes For Friday @ Portland

    * The Trail Blazers have won the last six overall games in this series, as well as the last six meetings played in Portland. * Chicago is putting up 101.3 points per game this season, up +7.6 points per game from its 2013-14 season average (93.7). Entering this weekend, that was the second-best improvement in […]

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    Bulls Game Notes For Thursday @ Sacramento

    * The Kings have beaten the Bulls by 42 (121-79 on 3/13/13) and 29 (99-70 on 2/3/14) points in the latter’s last two trips to Sacramento; since the 2012-13 season, the Bulls have had only three other losses by 29-plus points. * The Bulls beat the Clippers in Los Angeles on Monday, 105-89, and they […]

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    Blackhawks Game Notes For Thursday @ Calgary

    * The Blackhawks beat the Stars, 6-2, at home on Sunday, recording their third win in the last four tilts overall. Chicago is 9-2-1 when allowing two or fewer markers in 2014-15 (1-5-0 when allowing three or more goals). * Calgary defeated Anaheim, 4-3, in a shootout at Scotiabank Saddledome on Tuesday. The Flames have […]

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    Rauner to spend Thursday meeting lawmakers at state capitol

    Governor-elect Bruce Rauner will spend Thursday at the state capitol in Springfield. Rauner will meet with lawmakers and urge them to take no action on major pieces of legislation, like extending an increase in the state income tax, until after a new general assembly’s sworn in on January 14th. Rauner will also meet the state’s […]

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    Hot to Trot: 4 Chicago Turkey Trots

    Who doesn’t love a good Turkey Trot? Maybe people who hate exercise. But many of us enjoy being (somewhat) active over Thanksgiving weekend, to balance out all that delicious turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie. Below you’ll find info on four Turkey Trots happening in Chicago over Thanksgiving weekend.   The 38th Annual Turkey Day Run […]

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    Adrian Peterson suspended without pay for remainder of 2014 season

    Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson learned Tuesday he will be suspended without pay for the rest of the 2014 NFL season, according to an NFL statement. He will not be reinstated before April 15 because he violated the league’s personal conduct policy “in an incident of abusive discipline that he inflicted on his […]