Stories by Jay Cohen

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015

Kane enjoying his points streak

CHICAGO - When Patrick Kane was just a kid, his father would carry his equipment when he went to camps or tournaments. Kane carried a smaller stick and an orange ball for practicing stickhandling, ...
By Jay Cohen

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015

Kentucky knocks off defending champion Duke

CHICAGO - Tyler Ulis had 18 points and six assists, and No. 2 Kentucky used its speed and athleticism to hold off No. 5 Duke for a 74-63 victory in the Champions Classic on Tuesday night.
By Jay Cohen

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015

Mets complete sweep, reach World Series

CHICAGO - Daniel Murphy homered in his record sixth consecutive postseason game and the New York Mets reached the World Series for the first time in 15 years, beating the Chicago Cubs 8-3 ...
By Jay Cohen

Thursday, Aug 13, 2015

MLB retains search firm to help prepare candidates

CHICAGO - Major League Baseball wants to help the top contenders for openings in baseball operations, especially women and minorities.
By Jay Cohen

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015

NFL owners listen to presentations for new Los Angeles stadiums

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. - NFL owners met in suburban Chicago on Tuesday to hear more about moving at least one team to the Los Angeles market.
By Jay Cohen

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Phillies' Hamels no-hits Cubs

CHICAGO - Cole Hamels, of the Philadelphia Phillies, pitched a no-hitter against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field in a 5-0 victory on Saturday.
By Jay Cohen

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Blackhawks face big decisions

CHICAGO - Fresh off their third Stanley Cup title in six seasons, the Chicago Blackhawks have to make some big decisions in a short period of time.
By Jay Cohen

Monday, June 15, 2015

Blackhawks win Stanley Cup title

CHICAGO - Duncan Keith scored in the second period and directed a dominant defense that shut down Tampa Bay's high-scoring attack, and the Blackhawks beat the Lightning.
By Jay Cohen

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Blackhawks are ready for the challenge of being down

There was no panic for Jonathan Toews and company on Tuesday, a day after a 3-2 loss to steady Tampa Bay shoved the Chicago Blackhawks into a 2-1 deficit in the Stanley Cup Final.
By Jay Cohen

Monday, June 8, 2015

Lightning top Blackhawks, take lead in series

CHICAGO - Victor Hedman had two assists for Tampa Bay while playing stout defense on Chicago's top forwards and the Lightning beat the Blackhawks 3-2 in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals.
By Jay Cohen

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Stars have been held in check in Stanley Cup Final

CHICAGO - One point. That is the combined total for Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane and Steven Stamkos through two games of the Stanley Cup Final.
By Jay Cohen

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Blackhawks top Ducks in OT, even series

CHICAGO - Antoine Vermette scored at 5:37 of the second overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-4 on Saturday night to tie the Western Conference finals at two games apiece.
By Jay Cohen

Friday, May 22, 2015

Goalies have been a key part of Ducks, Blackhawks' series

CHICAGO - The NHL's hottest real estate in May is about 30 square feet in front of each goal. You have to fight to get there, and it is quite difficult to stay in place after you arrive.
By Jay Cohen

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Ducks top Blackhawks in Game 3

CHICAGO - Frederik Andersen made 27 saves, helping Anaheim kill off five power plays, and the Ducks beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 for a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference Finals.
By Jay Cohen

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Final four in NHL tough on home ice

Fresh off a Game 7 victory over Washington at Madison Square Garden, the Rangers play host the Lightning on Saturday in the opener of the Eastern Conference Finals. 
By Jay Cohen

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Baseball teams changing approach to mental health

Long gone are the days when mental health was a taboo subject in major league locker rooms, and the days of a lone sports psychologist even appear to be waning.
By Jay Cohen

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Cardinals spoil Cubs' debuts of Maddon, Lester

CHICAGO - Same ol' Cubbies. Same old Cardinals, too. At least for one game.
By Jay Cohen

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Minoso paved way for many players in baseball

CHICAGO — When Minnie Minoso broke into major league baseball, the “Cuban Comet” was part of a wave of black players who changed the game forever. 
By Jay Cohen

Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015

Sports world, beyond mourns Banks' death

CHICAGO - Ernie Banks' teammates loved him, and his list of admirers included President Obama to Pearl Jam to athletes from all over the sports world.
By Jay Cohen

Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015

Hawks top Bulls, extend winning streak to 12

CHICAGO - Kyle Korver made a season-high seven 3-pointers on his way to 24 points, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Chicago Bulls 107-99 Saturday night for their 12th consecutive victory.
By Jay Cohen
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