Area colleges come up empty again in NCAA Final Four
HERB GOULD: So many players from Chicago have made their marks on the Final Four. You can go recent: Anthony Davis with Kentucky last year, Derrick Rose with Memphis in 2008, playing against Kansas’ Sherron Collins in the championship game.
Sox Game Day: From excitement to reality
Through the hype and excitement of opening day, new general manager Rick Hahn knew reality would settle in soon Monday when his Chicago White Sox played host to American League Central rival Kansas City before a sellout crowd at U.S. Cellular Field.
Among the NFL's eight new coaches, few will get a free pass at QB
Kansas City's Andy Reid and Chicago's Marc Trestman have established quarterbacks, but most of the other six step into situations that are iffy, or worse. Kansas City's Andy Reid and Chicago's Marc Trestman have established quarterbacks, but most of the other six step into situations that are iffy, or worse.
Fire earns tie but remains scoreless for season
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The Fire managed to earn their first point in three games this year despite remaining scoreless, tying Sporting Kansas City 0-0 on Saturday. Chicago (0-2-1) looked poised to break its scoring drought when Dan Paladini got free in front of Sporting’s goal in the 90th minute, but Jimmy Nielsen made the sliding save to preserve his first shutout of the year. Sporting (1-1-1) went scoreless on 20 shots in its home opener, despite a 73 percent to 27 percent advantage in possession. Kansas City had two late chances to win against the defensive-minded Fire, but second-half …
Chicago Fire release schedule
The Chicago Fire unveiled the 2013 regular season schedule on Wednesday. The Fire are slated to appear in a total of 16 nationally televised broadcasts throughout its 16th season of MLS play. The Fire kick off the 2013 MLS campaign when they visit two-time defending MLS Cup champions L.A. Galaxy on Sunday, March 3 at 4 p.m. The Fire host opening night at Toyota Park when they welcome the New England Revolution on Saturday, March 9 at 6:30 p.m. Mar 3 (UNIVISION) at LA Galaxy, 4 p.m. Mar 9 (NBCSN) New England, 6:30 p.m. Mar 16 (NBCSN) at Kansas City, …