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  • Porter gets career high as Bulls snap home losing streak

    CHICAGO (AP) — Otto Porter Jr. scored a career-high 37 points on 16-for-20 shooting, Robin Lopez added season-high 25 points, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Memphis Grizzlies 122-110 on Wednesday night. Lauri Markkanen added 21 points as Chicago ended a franchise-record 11-game home losing streak with their first win at the United Center since beating Orlando on Dec. 21. The Bulls also won for just the fourth time in 22 games. Avery Bradley scored 15 points for the Grizzlies, […]

  • Blackhawks beat Canucks in OT for 6th win in a row

    CHICAGO (AP) — Jonathan Toews scored 3:21 into overtime to lift the Chicago Blackhawks over the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Thursday night for their season-high sixth straight win. Alex DeBrincat scored twice before Toews ended it with his 24th goal to cap a flashy individual effort. Chicago’s captain skated in from the blue line, slipped past Christopher Tanev with a quick move and snapped a shot past goalie Jacob Markstrom. Vancouver rookie Elias Pettersson scored a power-play goal with Markstrom […]

  • Hawks blow past Oilers in 3rd to win 5th in a row

    EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Patrick Kane had a goal and an assist and the Chicago Blackhawks scored four goals in less than a three-minute span of the third period in a 6-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday. Erik Gustafsson, John Hayden, Dylan Strome, Drake Caggiula and Dominik Kahun also scored for the Blackhawks, who have won five straight. Cam Ward stopped 25 shots. Leon Draisaitl scored both goals for Edmonton, which matched a season-high with its sixth-straight loss. […]

  • Karras family hoping to add to ring collection Sunday

    There’s always a Chicago connection, somewhere, on somebody’s team when the Super Bowl rolls around… and here’s Teddy Karras, former U of I lineman, finishing his third season for the Patriots and about to play in his third Super Bowl… a fair start to your career– but as Lauren Magiera found out, Teddy’s Super Bowl run is definitely not the Karras family’s first championship rodeo….  

  • Portis leads Bulls past Heat

    MIAMI (AP) — Bobby Portis scored 22 of his 26 points in the second half, Wayne Selden added 20 and the Chicago Bulls ran away in the second half to beat the Miami Heat 105-89 on Wednesday night. Lauri Markkanen had 14 points and 13 rebounds for the Bulls, who finished January with a 2-13 record — the franchise’s second-worst mark ever in that month. Kris Dunn scored 14 and Robin Lopez added 13 for Chicago, which shot 51 percent. […]

  • Bulls fall to Nets, 4th loss in a row

    NEW YORK (AP) — D’Angelo Russell scored 30 points, Shabazz Napier had 24 off the bench and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Chicago Bulls 122-117 on Tuesday night for their ninth straight win at home. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson had 18 points and Joe Harris had 17 for the Nets, who have won 13 of their last 14 at Barclays Center and seven of eight overall. Brooklyn started slow in the first quarter, shooting just 8 for 29 from the field, after […]

  • Duke freshmen Zion Williamson & RJ Barrett staying focused despite NBA hype

    Duke Freshmen Zion Williamson and RJ Barrett have been two of the top prospects for the 2019 NBA Draft for over a year.  Twenty games into their season they are widely regarded as the top two prospects in this summer’s NBA Draft with Williamson holding down the top spot in most rankings. The two freshman each had excellent games Monday as the 2nd ranked Blue Devils easily beat an injury-depleted Notre Dame team in South Bend, after the game the […]

  • Mistwood Golf provides an escape for local golfers

    sunny san diego sounds nice right about now… so does pebble beach or harbor town… But as your golf clubs gather frost in the garage….maybe there is a way to play those pristine courses….minus the airfare, hotel and greens fees…. Dan Roan explores that possibility in Bolingbrook….  

  • Bulls fall by 20 at home to the Hawks

    CHICAGO (AP) — John Collins scored a career-high 35 points, Trae Young had 12 assists and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Chicago Bulls 121-101 on Wednesday night. Collins was 14 for 16 from the field as Atlanta kicked off a season-high, seven-game road trip with its first victory against Chicago in two years, stopping a five-game slide against the Bulls. Jeremy Lin, Young’s backup, had 15 points, and Dewayne Dedmon finished with 14. Chicago lost for the 11th time in […]

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    Leno, Whitehair added to Pro Bowl roster

    Bears announce the additions for LT Charles Leno and C Cody Whitehair to NFC Pro Bowl roster LENO JR., WHITEHAIR NAMED TO 2019 PRO BOWL Chicago Bears left tackle Charles Leno Jr. and center Cody Whitehair have been named to the 2019 Pro Bowl, which will be played Jan. 27 at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla. Leno Jr. is replacing Saints tackle Terron Armstead while Whitehair replaces Saints center Max Unger. The addition of Leno Jr. and Whitehair brings the total number of […]

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