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Cubs all-time great Billy Williams reflects on growing up with Hank Aaron.
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Columns | Rozner: The adventure that was Super Bowl XXThe one certainty about Super Bowl XX was that the Bears would win. As for the trip to New Orleans, it was entirely uncertain.
Blackhawks | Hawks win surreal home opener, 4-1, against Red WingsThe Hawks prevailed 4-1 in their home opener against the Red Wings on Friday night, getting stellar goaltending from Kevin Lankinen (30 saves) and goals from Patrick Kane, Calvin de Haan and Andrew Shaw. It was their first victory of the young season after dropping four games (one in overtime) at Tampa Bay and Florida.
Bulls | Bulls share the rock, run win streak to threeThe Bulls had plenty to share during Friday's 123-110 victory at Charlotte. They piled up 33 assists, including a combined 17 from the starting backcourt of Zach LaVine and Coby White.
Bears | Bears promote safeties coach Sean Desai to defensive coordinatorSean Desai, 37, fills the vacancy created when defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano announced his retirement last week. Desai has worked for the Bears since 2013. He served as a quality control assistant from 2013 to 2018, then as safeties coach in 2019 and 2020.
Boys' Basketball | Former Larkin coach Cannata passes away at 73Dominick Cannata, who coached high school basketball for more than 30 years, including 20 as head coach at Larkin High School in Elgin, died Jan. 15 after a long battle with cancer.
Columns | Hank Aaron was 'a very easy person to idolize'Hank Aaron, one of major-league baseball's all-time greats, died Friday at the age of 86. "He was an icon," former White Sox shortstop/manager Ozzie Guillen said. "He was a great human being."
Columns | Bears' wide receivers were not the problem with passing game last seasonHub Arkush: The wide receivers weren't the main problem with the passing game in 2020.
Girls' Basketball | IDPH issues new sports guidelines; all sports allowed for regions in Phase 4Illinois Department of Public Health director Dr. Ngozi Ezike said Friday all regions in Illinois that reach Phase 4 of COVID-19 mitigations can play all high school sports, including basketball an football.
Columns | Why the legendary Hank Aaron meant so much to MilwaukeeHank Aaron was a legendary baseball player, but he meant even more to Milwaukee and Wisconsin. "As great as a baseball player as he was, and he's probably top five, he was twice as great a man," says longtime Brewers beat writer Tom Haudricourt said. "He loved Milwaukee and Wisconsin, and they loved him right back."
Sports | Getting closer: Carpentersville native Tennell ready to make run at Olympic goldCarpentersville native Bradie Tennell is one of the best figure skaters in the world. Fresh off her U.S. Figure Skating Championships last week, Tennell is closer than ever to a lifelong goal, an individual Olympic medal.
Bulls | Bulls' Young close to buying stake in Australian teamBulls forward Thaddeus Young confirmed a report that he's planning to purchase an ownership stake in the Brisbane Bullets of Australia's National Basketball League.
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Former Los Angeles Dodgers Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda died Thursday, January 7, 2020, at the age of 93.