Sports

Thu, 04/05/2012
 All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Nationals 4-3 in 2011. Thursday: 1:20 p.m.; WGN-Ch. 9. RH Stephen Strasburg (1-1, 1.50 ERA in 2011) vs. RH Ryan Dempster 10-14, 4.80). Saturday: 12:05 p.m.; CSN. LH...
Wed, 04/04/2012
HOUSTON - Manager Robin Ventura's criteria for selecting a closer involves throwing more than one pitch for strikes and limiting walks. Ventura could have somewhat of a diliemma as he declines to publicly reveal who his closer will be when the regular season starts Friday...
Tue, 04/03/2012
Derrick Rose missed his 11th straight game with his injured groin on Monday night, but his recovery continues to gain momentum. In fact, there has been talk of putting Rose through contact as early as Tuesday, a Bulls' off day. Rose has not taken contact since suffering the injury on March 12...
Fri, 03/30/2012
Seven times during Dave Bolland's NHL career he had attempted to score in a shootout and seven times he had come away empty. On the eighth attempt, Bolland finally broke through and helped the Blackhawks gain a critical second point Thursday night with a 4-3 victory over the Blues at the United Center...
Thu, 03/29/2012
ATLANTA — Lounging before Wednesday's game, Luol Deng chatted casually about the larger left wrist brace he now uses to protect his torn ligament, jokingly chiding an inquirer for guessing incorrectly how many games he had sported it. "Thanks for noticing," Deng said, smiling...