Stories by Jay Cohen

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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

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013

Union appeals A-Rod's suspension

CHICAGO - The Major League Baseball Players Association formally appealed Alex Rodriguez's 211-game suspension Wednesday, sending the case to an independent arbitrator.
By Jay Cohen

Monday, July 22, 2013

Penske drivers look to Indianapolis

Penske drivers Sam Hornich Jr. and Joey Logano hope Chicagoland success carries over to Indianapolis
By Jay Cohen

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Logano prevails at Chicagoland

JOLIET, Ill. -Joey Logano, the only NASCAR Sprint Cup regular in the Nationwide field on Sunday, parlated his experience on the senior circuit to earn the 20th victory of his career.
By Jay Cohen

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Stanley Cup champs should be able to bring many stars back

Unlike in 2010, when the title-winning team underwent changes because of salary-cap issues, the Blackhawks will be able to bring back many of their top players next season when they try to become ...
By Jay Cohen

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Blackhawks top Bruins, lead series 3-2

CHICAGO - Chicago's top line is too much for the Boston Bruins to handle. Patrick Kane scored twice in the Chicago Blackhawks' 3-1 victory on Saturday night, which brings them within a game of ...
By Jay Cohen
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