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Giannis Antetokounmpo, Damian Lillard highlight 2019 All-NBA teams

Wizards guard Bradley Beal was among this year’s biggest snubs.

An Illinois personal best muskie from the Chain O’Lakes: Fish of the Week

All in one night: Eloy Jimenez homers twice, Charlie Tilson belts slam and White Sox turn triple play

The Sox’ 9-4 victoy over the Astros included some major highlights.

White Sox will wait patiently for Dylan Cease, GM Hahn says

The White Sox got two homers from Jimenez, one from Abreu and a slam from Tilson and turned four DPs — and a triple play — in their victory over the Astros.

Who needs Bryce Harper? Cubs slug past Phillies 8-4

Rizzo, Almora and Baez all homer in battle of division-leading contenders.

SS Javy Baez (heel) returns to Cubs’ lineup Wednesday in powerful form

He left Sunday’s game after bruising his right heel and came off the bench Tuesday to deliver a game-winning hit.

White Sox turn triple play against Astros

Moncada to Sanchez to Abreu is team’s first triple play since 2016, when team completed three.

Bears trying James Daniels at center, Cody Whitehair at guard

James Daniels, who started 10 games at left guard last year as a rookie, is getting snaps at center, coach Matt Nagy confirmed.

Chuck Pagano ‘like a kid again’ with Bears’ ‘D’

Vic Fangio’s successor is making a good first impression with the players: ‘He’s super in-touch.’

‘It’s just like Bama’ — the 4-word pitch that lured Ha Ha Clinton-Dix to Bears

As one of only two new defensive starters — nickel cornerback Buster Skrine is the other — Ha Ha Clinton-Dix is working on fitting into the Bears’ brotherhood.

Cleveland will host 2021 NFL Draft

Kansas City was also awarded the draft in 2023.

Far removed from survival mode, White Sox’ Lucas Giolito has everything under control

"I would go into every game [last season] with confidence," he said, "but it would diminish in bad situations. Whereas now it’s never diminishing."

The top-100 Bears list that ranks Jay Cutler 85th tells the sad story of the franchise’s QB record

Rather than blame the people who rated Cutler so low or call out Cutler for his erratic career, let’s lay the condemnation at the wingtips of the people who couldn’t draft or acquire more than the handful of quarterbacks good enough to end up on a top-100 list: Bears ownership and management.

BeIN media group CEO charged in French corruption probe

An official says Yousef Al-Obaidly was indicted on March 28.

Starved Rock Alert: Main parking lot will be closed for Memorial Day weekend

Starved Rock’s main parking lot will be closed for Memorial Day Weekend

Pheasant Vesuvio: ‘Braising the Wild’ by Jack Hennessy

Jack Hennessy goes wild on a classic with Pheasant Vesuvio in Braising the Wild.

White Sox recall right-hander Thyago Vieira

The White Sox recalled right-hander Thyago Vieira from Class AAA Charlotte Wednesday, filling the roster spot of right-hander José Ruiz.

Putting morels in their place (in history): Good spring in 2019

2019 had been a good year for experienced and newbies to find morels.

Blues, Bruins meet in Stanley Cup Final 49 years in making

Nearly half a century after their first Stanley Cup showdown, St. Louis and Boston face off again.

Heel of fortune: Javy Baez tapes up and delivers Cubs’ game-winner

Baez hadn’t played since Sunday because of a bruised right heel until coming off the bench in Tuesday’s ninth to beat the Phillies.

Verlander dominates White Sox, falls short in no-hit bid

The White Sox were no match for Justin Verlander, except for one Jose Abreu swing that may have prevented them from being no-hit.

Jose Abreu wants to be around if White Sox turn history around

Jose Abreu knows the White Sox’ last World Series title came in 2005. He didn’t know it happened in the same ballpark where the Sox are playing a four-game series this week.

October starts in June and July for Cubs

Cubs won’t get far in October without significant bullpen upgrades — if they get there at all.

With time and work, Eloy Jimenez can be average outfielder, Renteria says

Rookie left fielder Eloy Jimenez seemed to bounce back OK physically from his first game Monday after coming off the injured list with a high ankle sprain.

Cubs SS Javy Baez to have precautionary MRI on sore heel

Baez hasn’t played since leaving Sunday’s game a few innings after injuring his right foot

Crappie, coho, spring (sorta) in Chicago fishing: Midwest Fishing Report

Expanded holiday weekend fishing outlook, sprawling raw-file MFR

Jantel Lavender looking forward to clean slate with Sky

Power forward and center Jantel Lavender played the last eight seasons with the Sparks.

Canada beats US to close preliminary round of worlds

Russia and U.S. competed for seeding in quarterfinals.

Blackhawks D Connor Murphy wants to earn his playoff debut

The Columbus native discussed street hockey and the Jackets’ postseason run on Tuesday.

Sky guard Jamierra Faulkner expects to be out for at least another month

Sky guard Jamierra Faulkner had complications with her rehab process, which resulted in her having two additional surgeries since July.

Illini standout Bobby Roundtree surrounded by love and support after ‘severe’ spinal injury

Roundtree had been No. 1 on Lovie Smith’s list to represent the program in the media this year. Why? He checked all the boxes for what an Illini player should be.

Sky trade Alaina Coates to Lynx

The Sky on Tuesday traded center Alaina Coates to the Minnesota Lynx for a 2020 third-round draft pick.