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Who's played longer than Cubs record game? (Hint: Look south)

Looking back at the longest games in Chicago sports history

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  • The Wrigley Field scoreboard reflects the completion of the other Major League Baseball games and the time in which a Tuesday baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and the Colorado Rockies finished on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Chicago. At six hours and 27 minutes, a record for the longest game by time for both teams.

    The Wrigley Field scoreboard reflects the completion of the other Major League Baseball games and the time in which a Tuesday baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and the Colorado Rockies finished on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Chicago. At six hours and 27 minutes, a record for the longest game by time for both teams.
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Ever feel like you've been to a game that just won't end? That's what it felt like last night for Cubs fans, who sat through 6 hours and 27 minutes at the Cubs battled the Rockies in 16 innings until 1:27 a.m.

But that's not the longest game in Chicago history. Here's a look at the longest games for the Bulls, Blackhawks and White Sox.

White Sox

Anybody catch all of the Sox marathon against the Brewers on May 8, 1984? The Sox won 7-6 after 25 innings that took 8 hours and 6 minutes.

Chicago Blackhawks center Andrew Shaw (65) celebrates after scoring the winning goal during the third overtime period of Game 1 in their NHL Stanley Cup Final hockey series against the Boston Bruins, Thursday, June 13, 2013, in Chicago.
Chicago Blackhawks center Andrew Shaw (65) celebrates after scoring the winning goal during the third overtime period of Game 1 in their NHL Stanley Cup Final hockey series against the Boston Bruins, Thursday, June 13, 2013, in Chicago. - Associated Press
Blackhawks

You don't have to go back too far for the Blackhawks longest game in team history. Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw ended Game 1 of the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals against the Bruins with a goal at the 12:08 mark in the third overtime. At 4 hours and 45 minutes, it's the fifth longest game in Stanley Cup Finals history. The Hawks went on to win the series in 6 games.

Bulls

It took four overtimes, but the Bulls finally got past Portland 156-155 on March 16, 1984. That game lasted 3 hours and 24 minutes. And, in case you didn't know, the shortest game in Bulls history was 1 hour and 42 minutes against Houston on Dec. 2, 1978. Bulls won 105-91.

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