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    Serious health concerns for Blackhawks legend Mikita

    Stan Mikita was excited to return to the Blackhawks organization in 2008 as a team ambassador with Bobby Hull.

    Jan 30, 2015 6:02 PM

    As Chicago sports fans mourn the loss of Cubs legend Ernie Banks at services this weekend, another sports legend is struggling with serious health issues. The family of NHL legend Stan Mikita released this statement Friday morning: “Stan is facing some serious health issues. Stan has been diagnosed with suspected Lewy Body dementia, a progressive disease, and is currently under the care of compassionate and understanding care givers.”

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    Barkley sharply rebukes D-Rose

    The Bulls’ Derrick Rose, here trying a shot under pressure from the Lakers’ Jordan Hill, hit only 7 of 26 shots for 17 points including some ill-advised misses from long range Thursday in a 123-118 double overtime loss in Los Angeles.

    Jan 31, 2015 12:57 AM

    Derrick Rose has been a high-volume shooter this week and it hasn't always paid off. After the Bulls endured a disappointing double-overtime loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday, TNT analyst Charles Barkley had some pointed critiques of the former MVP.

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    Ernie Banks left great memories for teammate Billy Williams

    A large photograph is placed behind the casket of Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks, during a public visitation held for Banks who died after a heart attack last week, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Chicago. "Mr. Cub" is remembered as much for his boundless enthusiasm despite playing on mostly losing teams as his 512 home runs and two MVP awards. A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday on what would have been his 84th birthday. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Jan 30, 2015 10:24 PM

    As he approached the casket to pay his respects to Ernie Banks, a steady flow of memories came rushing back to Billy Williams.There were so many from their Hall of Fame careers with the Chicago Cubs and their decades of friendship. And there was plenty of reminiscing during Friday's visitation. "People not only here in Chicago but people around the world recognize the type of individual he was," Williams said. "It's beginning to sink in now - I've lost a great friend, you've lost a great...

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    Woods posts 82, highest score of his pro career

    Tigers Woods hits out of the sand trap on the fourth hole during the second round of the Phoenix Open golf tournament, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

    Jan 30, 2015 4:52 PM

    Tiger Woods never shot a score this high in his 1,267 official rounds as a pro. He never looked more lost on a golf course. Woods hit wedges fat and thin, but never close. He hit one drive into the water, another into the base of a desert bush. And when he missed a 10-foot par putt on his final hole Friday in the Phoenix Open, he had the worst score of his career - an 11-over 82.

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    17-year-old Ko closes in on golf history

    Lydia Ko,right, of New Zealand, talks with her caddie on the 18th hole during the second round of the LPGA's Coates Golf Championship, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Ocala, Fla. (AP Photo/The Star-Banner, Bruce Ackerman)

    Jan 30, 2015 10:26 PM

    Lydia Ko is one round from potentially making golf history. The 17-year-old New Zealander birdied five consecutive holes and shot a 7-under 65 in the third round of the Coates Golf Championship on Friday to take the outright lead in the LPGA Tour's season opener. If she hangs on Saturday, she would become the youngest golfer - male or female - to be ranked No. 1 in the World Golf Rankings.

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