Jake Locker Needs To Become A Leader for Tennessee Titans In 2014

With Chris Johnson gone, the Tennessee Titans look to redesign their offense and that all starts with quarterback Jake Locker. After an injury plagued career, Locker has to stay healthy and become a leader on and off the field if the Titans want to win.

Posted by on 31 August 2014 | 5:03 am

Cubs, Cardinals Split Doubleheader

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Holliday has been known to be a streaky hitter. And he might be finding his hitting stroke at just the right time for the St. Louis Cardinals. He homered twice […]

Posted by on 31 August 2014 | 1:08 am

Tigers Beat White Sox 8-4, Salvage Doubleheader Split

Kyle Ryan pitched six scoreless innings in his major league debut, and the Detroit Tigers salvaged a split of Saturday's doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox with a potentially costly 8-4 victory.

Posted by on 30 August 2014 | 9:51 pm

Elmhurst Police: ‘Several’ Family Members Found Dead

Elmhurst Police Chief Michael Ruth said officers made a well-being check at a home in the 600 block of Chatham around 6:45 p.m. and discovered “several family members deceased" inside the residence.

Posted by on 30 August 2014 | 9:20 pm

Orioles Acquire OF De Aza In Trade With White Sox

Alejandro De Aza, 30, hit .243 with five homers, 31 RBIs and 15 steals in 122 games with the White Sox this year.

Posted by on 30 August 2014 | 9:02 pm

Northwestern Comes Up Short In 31-24 Loss To Cal

Jared Goff threw for 281 yards and three touchdowns, Jalen Jefferson had a key interception, and California hung on to beat Northwestern 31-24 Saturday in the season-opener.

Posted by on 30 August 2014 | 6:17 pm

Golson Leads No. 17 Irish To 48-17 Win Over Rice

Everett Golson threw touchdown passes of 75 and 53 yards and ran for three more scores in his return after missing the 2013 season for academic impropriety, leading No. 17 Notre Dame to a 48-17 victory over Rice on Saturday.

Posted by on 30 August 2014 | 6:05 pm

U.S. Dominates Finland 114-55 In Basketball Worlds

The U.S. held Finland without a basket in the second quarter, opening defense of its title with a 114-55 romp Saturday in the Basketball World Cup.

Posted by on 30 August 2014 | 6:03 pm

One Year After Bryce Laspisa’s Disappearance, Parents Ask For Acts Of Kindness

August 30 at 2:09 am. is the last time the family of former Naperville man spoke with their son.

Posted by on 30 August 2014 | 5:00 pm

Levine: Sale Outduels Scherzer, Ties Club Strikeout Record

White Sox ace Chris Sale was dominant in winning his eleventh game after a shaky first inning.

Posted by on 30 August 2014 | 4:53 pm

Cubs Hit 3 More HRs, Beat Cards 5-1 In DH Opener

Starlin Castro hit one of Chicago's three solo homers and Felix Doubront pitched seven strong innings in his National League debut, sending the Cubs to a 5-1 victory over the slumping St. Louis Cardinals in the opener of a day-night doubleheader Saturday.

Posted by on 30 August 2014 | 4:22 pm

Hundreds Mourn Slain 9-Year-Old At Funeral

More than 400 people filled the Evening Star Missionary Baptist Church, in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood, to pay their final respects to the nine-year-old boy shot through the heart in a South Side alley on August 20.

Posted by on 30 August 2014 | 4:20 pm

Street Closures For Magnificent Mile Women’s Half Marathon and 5K

(CBS) – Runners are gearing up the Magnificent Mile Women’s Half Marathon and 5K this weekend. Columbus Avenue is currently closed between Balbo and Roosevelt. The closure will be extended north to Jackson at 3 […]

Posted by on 30 August 2014 | 3:59 pm

Sale Ks 13, White Sox Beat Scherzer And Tigers 6-3

Chris Sale overcame a shaky start to strike out a season-high 13, beating Max Scherzer in a matchup of All-Star aces and leading the Chicago White Sox past the Detroit Tigers 6-3 in the first game of a day-night doubleheader Saturday.

Posted by on 30 August 2014 | 3:35 pm

Rams Cut Michael Sam, 1st Drafted Openly Gay Player

The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.

Posted by on 30 August 2014 | 3:20 pm

Chicago Bears Make Final Roster Cuts

The Chicago Bears made their final cuts to reach the 53-man roster limit.

Posted by on 30 August 2014 | 3:13 pm

Illini, Lunt Survive Youngstown Scare 28-17

It took a while but new quarterback Wes Lunt delivered a come-from-behind 28-17 win Saturday for Illinois over Youngstown State in a season opener.

Posted by on 30 August 2014 | 2:50 pm

FBI: North Side Bank Robbery Is Suspect’s Second

A man suspected of robbing a Lakeview neighborhood bank earlier this month struck again Saturday morning in the Edgewater neighborhood, the FBI said.

Posted by on 30 August 2014 | 12:34 pm

Levine: Abreu Feeling Stress Of Long Season

The long season has taken its toll on White Sox Rookie of the Year candidate Jose Abreu.

Posted by on 30 August 2014 | 11:53 am

Father Of JRW Player Serves As Grand Marshal For Million Father March Parade

A back-to-school tradition on Chicago's South Side, the Million Father March Parade, took place Saturday morning and it was led by the father of a Jackie Robinson West little league player.

Posted by on 30 August 2014 | 11:44 am

Jackie Robinson West Players Honored During Rainbow Push Breakfast

The Jackie Robinson West All Stars were in the spotlight again Saturday, reports WBBM's Mike Krauser.

Posted by on 30 August 2014 | 10:26 am

White Sox Call-Up Pitchers Chris Bassitt, Eric Surkamp

The Chicago White Sox have called-up pitchers Chris Bassit and Eric Surkamp ahead of Saturday's double header with the Detroit Tigers.

Posted by on 30 August 2014 | 10:03 am

Man Killed After Hit-And-Run On West Side

A man died after a hit-and-run crash early Saturday in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.

Posted by on 30 August 2014 | 9:52 am

1 Killed, 10 Wounded In Overnight Shootings

One man was killed and at least 10 other people were wounded in shootings across the city since early Friday night.

Posted by on 30 August 2014 | 9:50 am

Man Killed In Back Of The Yards Shooting

A man was shot to death in the Back of the Yards neighborhood late Friday.

Posted by on 30 August 2014 | 9:49 am