Posts Tagged Chicago

Blackhawks praise additions, deny talk of locker room strife

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook (7) evades Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) while controlling the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks say newcomers Antoine Vermette and Kimmo Timonen are walking into a cohesive locker room.

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Chicago’s 1st black major league baseball player Minoso dies

In a Aug. 24, 2013 file photo, former Negro Leaguer and Chicago White Sox player Minnie Minoso stands during the national anthem before a baseball game between the Chicago White Sox and the Texas Rangers, in Chicago.  Major league baseball's first black player in Chicago, Minnie Minoso, has died. The Cook County medical examiner confirmed his death Sunday, March 1, 2015. There is some question about his age but the White Sox say he was 92. (AP Photo/David Banks, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — When Minnie Minoso broke into major league baseball, the “Cuban Comet” was part of a wave of black players who changed the game forever. By the time he played in his final game 35 years ago, he was a beloved figure with the Chicago White Sox.

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President Obama remembers Minnie Minoso as ‘Mr. White Sox’

CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama calls late White Sox great Minnie Minoso “one of the most dominant and dynamic players of the 1950s.”

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Medical examiner: Minnie Minoso, major league baseball’s 1st black player in Chicago, has died

CHICAGO (AP) — Medical examiner: Minnie Minoso, major league baseball’s 1st black player in Chicago, has died.

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Butler leads Bulls past Timberwolves, 96-89

Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler (21), right, drives against Minnesota Timberwolves guard Gary Neal (12) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. The Bulls won 96-89. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — Derrick Rose had knee surgery Friday morning. Pau Gasol was sidelined by an illness, and Taj Gibson sprained his left ankle in the first quarter.

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