Stories by Andrew Seligman

Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016

Cubs reach World Series for first time since 1945

CHICAGO - Kyle Hendricks outpitched Clayton Kershaw, Anthony Rizzo and Willson Contreras homered early and the Cubs won their first pennant since 1945, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 Saturday ...
By Andrew Seligman

Friday, Oct. 21, 2016

Cubs can wrap up NL pennant Saturday

The Chicago Cubs came home to Wrigley Field with a 3-2 lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL Championship Series and a chance tonight to end a more than seven-decade wait to return to the ...
By Andrew Seligman

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Chicago teams have best records in baseball

Don't start planning the parade just yet, but the teams with the two best records in the game through Thursday just happen to call Chicago home.
By Andrew Seligman

Friday, March 25, 2016

Cavs weather storm against Cyclones

CHICAGO - Anthony Gill finished with a season-high 23 points, Mike Tobey came off the bench to score 18, and top-seeded Virginia beat Iowa State 84-71 in the Midwest Region semifinals on Friday night.
By Andrew Seligman

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016

Heyward's maturity made quick impression on Cubs

MESA, Ariz. - Already impressed by what he saw watching Jason Heyward play, something else stood out to Joe Maddon during their initial phone conversation.
By Andrew Seligman

Friday, Dec. 11, 2015

Hayward is on way to Cubs

Free agent Jason Heyward agreed to a $184 million, eight-year contract with the Cubs, according to a person familiar with the negotiations.
By Andrew Seligman

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015

Mets on brink of sweep

CHICAGO - Daniel Murphy homered for a record-tying fifth straight game in the postseason, sending Jacob deGrom and the New York Mets over the Chicago Cubs 5-2.
By Andrew Seligman

Wrigley Field returns to big stage

With the Cubs advancing in the playoffs for the first time in 12 years and igniting hope that - at long last - a World Series title is in reach, Wrigley Field is getting a rare moment on a big stage.
By Andrew Seligman

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015

Cubs beat Cardinals, advance to NLCS

Kyle Schwarber, Anthony Rizzo and Javier Baez homered and the young Cubs clinched a postseason series at Wrigley Field for the first time ever, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-4 Tuesday to win ...
By Andrew Seligman

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015

Arrieta gets league-leading 15th victory vs. Braves

CHICAGO - Jake Arrieta pitched six scoreless innings for his major league-leading 15th win, and Anthony Rizzo and Addison Russell homered to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 7-1 victory over the Atlanta ...
By Andrew Seligman

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Blackhawks celebrate third Stanley Cup in six years

Tens of thousands of fans turned out on a warm, humid Thursday to cheer their beloved Blackhawks as they celebrated their third Stanley Cup championship in the past six years with a downtown ...
By Andrew Seligman

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Blackhawks bask in latest Stanley Cup win

CHICAGO - The Stanley Cup celebration comes a little earlier for the Chicago Blackhawks this year. The scene figures to be just as wild.
By Andrew Seligman

Monday, May 11, 2015

Western Conference final features mighty Ducks, scrappy Blackhawks

CHICAGO - No team in the NHL is on a bigger roll than the Anaheim Ducks and none is more tested than the Chicago Blackhawks.
By Andrew Seligman

Monday, April 20, 2015

Butler propels Bulls past Bucks

CHICAGO - Jimmy Butler set a playoff career-high for the second consecutive game with 31 points, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Milwaukee Bucks 91-82.
By Andrew Seligman

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Bulls rally past Hawks

CHICAGO - Aaron Brooks scored 23 points and the Chicago Bulls rallied from 18 down to beat the Atlanta Hawks 91-85 on Wednesday night in the regular-season finale.
By Andrew Seligman

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Cubs, Cardinals have high hopes heading into opener

CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs will be tested right from the start when they send new ace Jon Lester, a former Augusta GreenJacket, to the mound against Adam Wainwright for the opener against St. ...
By Andrew Seligman

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015

Bulls saddened by Rose's latest knee injury

CHICAGO - The news that Derrick Rose will have knee surgery again hit the Chicago Bulls and their fans hard and left them in a familiar spot - trying to get by without their star point guard.
By Andrew Seligman

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

Saints take control of NFC South with win

CHICAGO - Drew Brees threw for 375 yards and three touchdowns, and New Orleans beat Chicago 31-15 on Monday night to grab the NFC South lead.
By Andrew Seligman

Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

Kenyans have big day at Chicago Marathon

CHICAGO - Eliud Kipchoge had an ear-to-ear grin while he ran away with the Chicago Marathon. Minutes later, Rita Jeptoo raised her arms and sunk to her knees after she repeated as women's ...
By Andrew Seligman

Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014

Rodgers delivers as Packers beat Bears 38-17

CHICAGO — Aaron Rodgers threw for 302 yards and four touchdowns, and Green Bay shook off one of its worst offensive performances in years with a 38-17 victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday.
By Andrew Seligman
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