Stories by Jay Cohen

Sunday, May 24, 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

Sunday, Jan. 18, 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

Thursday, July 17, 2014

It's back to work for MLB

Baseball's All-Star party in the Twin Cities was a long series of smiles for players and fans. But the break is over now, and the real fun begins tonight.
By Jay Cohen

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Johnson, Braves enter All-Star break on high note

CHICAGO - Chris Johnson had three hits, including his third homer in two days, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 10-7 on Sunday to keep pace with Washington at the top of the NL East.
By Jay Cohen

Monday, June 30, 2014

Google Glass being used to bring fans closer to the action

The use of Google Glass in sports has progressed from trendy athletes dipping their toes in the water to a tool for teams looking to draw fans to arenas and stadiums.
By Jay Cohen

Thursday, May 29, 2014

New York Rangers are in the Stanley Cup Finals

NEW YORK - Dominic Moore scored in the second period and the New York Rangers beat the Montreal Canadiens 1-0 on Thursday night to advance to the Stanley Cup Finals.
By Jay Cohen

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Blackhawks seeking answers in Game 5

CHICAGO - The faceoff circle has been a huge problem. The defending Stanley Cup champions are in big trouble in the Western Conference final, down 3-1 to the rolling Los Angeles Kings.
By Jay Cohen

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Blackhawks goalie shines in Game 1 victory

CHICAGO - Corey Crawford made 25 saves, Jonathan Toews had a big goal in the third period and the Blackhawks beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-1 in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals.
By Jay Cohen

Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014

Blackhawks show glimpses of championship form

The Chicago Blackhawks have shown glimpses of the championship form that won a Stanley Cup a year ago during a strong first part of NHL season.
By Jay Cohen

Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014

Rivals could go into hall together

Longtime rivals Mike Mussiner and Frank Thomas will find out Wednes­day if they will get a spot in baseball's Hall of Fame.
By Jay Cohen

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013

Blackhawks rally to nip Senators

CHICAGO - Jonathan Toews had three goals and an assist, Corey Crawford made 14 saves in relief of an ineffective Nikolai Khabibulin and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Ottawa Senators 6-5 on ...
By Jay Cohen

Monday, Sept. 30, 2013

Cubs fire Sveum

The Chicago Cubs fired Dale Sveum on Monday after finishing last in the NL Central for the first time in seven years, ending a two-year run that produced more losses than any other stretch in the ...
By Jay Cohen

Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013

Braves secure NL East title

CHICAGO - The Atlanta Braves clinched the NL East title Sunday, and then rode two homers by Andrelton Simmons to a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs.
By Jay Cohen
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