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Oft-injured Kyle Long returns to practice for Chiefs

"He’s had a couple good weeks of practice. He’s easing his way back in," Chiefs coach Andy Reid said

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Dylan Strome looks set for another opportunity with Blackhawks

Following consecutive scratches, it looks like Strome will get another chance Thursday on a line with Alex DeBrincat and Kirby Dach.

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Cole Kmet joins Bears’ walking wounded

The improving tight end did not practice because of a groin injury. Linebacker Roquan Smith (hamstring), defensive end Akiem Hicks (ankle) and wide receiver Allen Robinson (hamstring) also did not practice.

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Wednesday’s high school basketball scores

All the scores from around the area.

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A fish story: A big crappie from McHenry County with a story earns Fish of the Week honors

Jake Kueker earned Fish of the Week honors as much for his fish story as for his big crappie.

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Bears quarterback Justin Fields to practice Wednesday

Veteran Andy Dalton will get snaps with the starters Wednesday, Bears coach Matt Nagy said, though Fields will be the starter whenever he’s healthy.

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The top 30 high school basketball games of the season

All high school basketball fans can get the calendar out and circle these dates to catch 30 must-see regular-season games.

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Remembering Ralph Grasso’s impact on Chicago fishing: And the Chicagoland Bank Anglers; plus Stray Cast

Remembering Ralph Grasso, who died last month, and his impact on Chicago fishing, especially the Chicagoland Bank Anglers; plus the Stray Cast.

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Northwestern falls in overtime to host Wake Forest

Pete Nance led the Wildcats with 15 points, seven rebounds and five assists, while Boo Buie scored 12 points and Elyjah Williams added 11.

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Michael O’Brien’s high school basketball notebook

Highlights and thoughts on Tuesday’s top games.

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Lemont shakes off inexperience, wins at Sandburg

Lemont has an exciting crop of basketball players on its hands. Nojus Indrusaitis, a 6-4 sophomore, already is generating interest from colleges, and the Castillo twins, a pair of juniors, are exciting guards.

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Notre Dame AD Jack Swarbrick not surprised at coach Brian Kelly’s departure as search for replacement opens

Kelly bolted the Irish for LSU, where he’s getting a reported $95 million over the next 10 years.

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Notre Dame remains at No. 6, Michigan jumps to 2 in latest CFP rankings

Georgia is first, Alabama is third, Cincinnati fourth and Oklahoma State fifth.

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Blackhawks reward Josiah Slavin’s hard work with NHL call

Slavin has made efforts to refine his skating to bolster his physical two-way game.

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Tiger Woods hits the brakes on any notion that a comeback is near

The superstar golfer had nothing to say about his February car wreck in his first news conference since the crash.

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Curses! We’re all foiled again as baseball nears the glitching hour

Unless MLB and the players’ union do something about an expiring collective bargaining agreement by 11:59 p.m. ET on Wednesday, it’s lockout time.

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Tuesday’s high school basketball scores

All the scores from around the area.

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Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report: South Side perch; “Early ice fishing season is upon us!” (North)

The building of the perch bite around Chicago’s South Side slips and the Calumet along with "Early ice fishing season is upon us!" up north lead this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report.

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Cardinals’ quick turnaround haunting Bears

In 2018, Matt Nagy’s Bears were just getting started on a 12-4 season when they beat the Cardinals 16-14. Three years later, the Cardinals (9-2) are the No. 1 seed in the NFC. The Bears (4-7) are 14th.

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Nikola Vucevic is doing his best to fit in, give Bulls a Big Three

The Bulls hope Vucevic’s 30-point outburst Monday against the Hornets is a sign of things to come. If that’s the case, the rest of the Eastern Conference should beware.

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White Sox announce Kendall Graveman signing, agree to deal with Leury Garcia

The right-handed reliever signed a three-year, $24 million contract.

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Seven seniors ready for breakout seasons

There are a whole bunch of impactful seniors who deserve more attention than they have received — and they will likely receive it this season.

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Sources: Cubs sign catcher Yan Gomes to two-year deal, also add OF Clint Frazier

Gomes hit .252/.301/.421 with 14 homers and 52 RBI last season with the Nationals and A’s.

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Youth football team raises money to compete for national championship: ‘A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity’

The undefeated Wolfpack football team from the South Side raised over $45,000 to travel to the national championships in Florida, easily surpassing their goal.

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LISTEN: Impressions from opening week | No Shot Clock, Episode 125

On the latest episode of No Shot Clock, Joe Henricksen and Michael O’Brien break down what they saw during the opening week of the 2021-22 high school basketball season.

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Illinois deer hunting: Harvest during first firearm season ticks up from first season in 2020

Harvest during the first part of Illinois’ firearm deer season saw an uptick of 3,153 from harvest in the first part in 2020.

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Illinois defeats Notre Dame 82-72 in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

Kofi Cockburn scored 28 points and Alfonso Plummer 21 to lead the way for the Illini.

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Big Ballers collide: Lonzo’s Bulls pull away from LaMelo’s Hornets

Another showdown between Lonzo and LaMelo Ball ends in big brother getting the victory. Nikola Vucevic, Zach LaVine and DeMar DeRozan combined for 83 points.

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Hall of Fame ballot has become morality test

Because of the Steroid Era, filling out my Hall ballot is no longer as innocent as it once was.

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LSU hires Brian Kelly away from Notre Dame to be next coach

In a stunning move, one of the most accomplished coaches in college football jumps from the sport’s most storied program to an SEC powerhouse.

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Bulls center Nikola Vucevic isn’t far off from turning it around

The Heat did a number on the big man Saturday in the Bulls’ loss, but to turn things around, there’s another Nikola he can study on film and try to emulate.

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Blackhawks’ sputtering offense goes beyond Jonathan Toews

The Hawks have eight goals in their last five games, and the power play hasn’t produced anything since Nov. 12.