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    Overturned goal has Blackhawks coach Quennevhlle steamed

    San Jose Sharks defenseman Paul Martin (7) checks Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane into the boards during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Chicago. The Sharks won 2-0. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Feb 10, 2016 7:05 AM

    Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville was in no mood to take questions after referees disallowed a second goal in three games. The Blackhawks dropped a 2-0 decision to the San Jose Sharks Tuesday night at the United Center.


    Instant headache: Replay needs a rewind

    Chicago Blackhawks’ Joel Quenneville stands on the team bench as he argues with officials during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Arizona Coyotes Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Feb 10, 2016 8:09 PM

    Goal or no goal?Catch or no catch?Lately, those questions are being asked far too often in the NHL and NFL as the leagues are having an awfully difficult time determining two of the more important — and basic — parts of their sports.


    Chicago Bulls’ Butler to miss 3-4 weeks with knee injury

    Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler waves to fans Friday as he is taken off the court after being injured late in the first half against the Denver Nuggets. The knee injury will keep Butler out of the all-star game.

    Feb 9, 2016 2:02 PM

    The Chicago Bulls expect top scorer Jimmy Butler to be out 3-4 weeks with a left knee strain, which he suffered on Friday against Denver. Pau Gasol will replace Butler on the Eastern Conference all-star team.


    White Sox sign Mat Latos, add depth to rotation

    The Chicago White Sox and free agent pitcher Mat Latos have agreed to deal, according to multiple reports on Twitter.

    Feb 10, 2016 7:07 AM

    Pitchers and catchers report to spring training in Glendale, Ariz., late next week, and the Chicago White Sox are already feeling good about the top of the starting rotation.


    Imrem: The game within the postgame

    Carolina Panthers’ Cam Newton answers questions after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game against the Denver Broncos Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    Feb 10, 2016 8:13 PM

    Game action has become the undercard for postgame inaction as newsmakers make news by not making news.First Cam Newton behaves badly and bolts after the Carolina Panthers lose the Super Bowl. Then Joel Quenneville answers one question and bolts after the Chicago Blackhawks are shut out.Those two media sessions combined were good for about five minutes combined.


    Key stats show Bulls struggling in all categories

    Chicago Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg wasn’t happy with his team’s 108-91 loss to the Charlotte Hornets on Monday. The Bulls have fallen to seventh place in the NBA Eastern Conference with one game to play before the all-star break.

    Feb 10, 2016 9:26 AM

    Taj Gibson made some strong comments about the lack of defensive identity by the Chicago Bulls following Monday’s loss. But defense is not the Bulls' only problem.


    Brunson, No. 1 Villanova bury DePaul

    DePaul head coach Dave Leitao reacts as he watches his team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Villanova Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Rosemont, Ill. Villanova won 86-59. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Feb 9, 2016 11:21 PM

    Jalen Brunson won a lot of basketball games in Illinois.When he was a star guard at Stevenson High School, Brunson led the Patriots downstate three seasons in a row while going 91-10.As a senior last year, Brunson guided Stevenson to its first state championship, scoring 30 points in a 57-40 win over Normal in the title game.


    Rozner: Panthers’ Rivera will learn from his, Bears’ mistakes

    Carolina Panthers’ head coach Ron Rivera yells during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Matt York)

    Feb 9, 2016 7:44 PM

    Throughout the Super Bowl festivities, Panthers coach Ron Rivera thanked a lot of people, especially those who saved his career after Lovie Smith fired Rivera in Chicago.


    Mirotic weakened by surgery

    Chicago Bulls center Pau Gasol, going up to defend Atlanta Hawks forward Kent Bazemore on Wednesday night, said he is proud and honored to be going to the NBA All-Star Game as teammate Jimmy Butler’s replacement.

    Feb 10, 2016 9:40 PM

    Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg talked about Nikola Mirotic’s status before Wednesday’s game. He said Mirotic lost 15 pounds after an appedectomy and hematoma removal.


    Crawford is stopping shots, setting records

    Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) makes a save on a shot by the Tampa Bay Lightning during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)

    Feb 9, 2016 11:48 PM

    Corey Crawford is on pace to set all sorts of personal records this season, including total number of games played. Coach Joel Quenneville, though, said he’s not worried if that number hits 66 or more games.

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