Posts Tagged Chicago

Kane’s 5th goal in 7 games helps Blackhawks win

Chicago Blackhawks' Kris Versteeg, front, controls the puck against Anaheim Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Kane scored two goals and Andrew Shaw and Brad Richards each had a goal and an assist, leading the Chicago Blackhawks to a 4-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Friday.

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Against odds, Chicago school aims for championship

In this Nov. 26, 2014 photo, Phillips Academy assistant coach Michael Larson left, poses with Phillips Academy player Jamal Brown, 19, at their practiced field in the south side Chicago. “Football isn't as hard as our everyday lives,” said Brown, a former dropout and gangbanger who now lives with Larson and is headed to college on a football scholarship. (AP Photo/ Paul Beaty)

CHICAGO (AP) — Unlike some resource-rich powerhouses that typically vie for Illinois’ high school football championships, the Phillips Academy Wildcats must lug their helmets and pads nearly a mile to a South Side Chicago city park to practice. They have no field of their own.

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Wrigley Field bleacher renovation may be delayed

This file artist rendering released Tuesday, May 27, 2014, by the Chicago Cubs shows a revised renovation plan for the right field bleachers at Wrigley Field in Chicago. WBBM-TV reports Wednesday, April 26, 2014 that renovation may be delayed due to November’s cold weather. The concrete needed for the final stages may not be done in time for the April 5 home opener against St. Louis. (AP Photo/Courtesy of the Chicago Cubs)

CHICAGO (AP) — The timeline may be off for the Chicago Cubs to have the Wrigley Field bleacher renovation done by opening day.

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White Sox sign Adam LaRoche for 2 years, $25M

This 2014, file photo shows Adam LaRoche of the Washington Nationals baseball team. The Chicago White Sox and first baseman Adam LaRoche have agreed to terms on a two-year, $25 million contract. The team said Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014,  that the 35-year-old player will receive $12 million next year and $13 million in 2016. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — When Adam LaRoche was a kid, he used to hang with his father at old Comiskey Park when Dave was a coach with the Chicago White Sox.

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Ex-owner of defunct arena football team arrested

CHICAGO (AP) — Federal authorities arrested a one-time owner of the now-defunct Chicago Rush for alleged fraud in the operation and purchase of the arena football team.

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