CHICAGO - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CHICAGO News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) MLB: Cubs catcher earns win on mound in marathon game http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58241198-77/baker-cubs-rockies-colorado.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58241198-77/baker-cubs-rockies-colorado.html.csp">MLB: Cubs catcher earns win on mound in marathon game</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATT CARLSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T10:10:18.057-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 10:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • Both the Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies ran out of relief pitchers in a marathon game. The Rockies then turned to a starter. The Cubs used a catcher — and won. John Baker scored the winning run in the bottom of the 16th inning after pitching a scoreless top half, and the Cubs overcame a three-run deficit to beat Colorado 4-3 on Tuesday night. Baker scored on Starlin Castro’s fly to end a game that lasted 6 hours, 27 minutes, a record for longest game by time for both teams. “It’s re...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582411982014-07-30T10:10:18.057-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T10:10:18.057-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58241198@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:10:18 MDT NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58236805-77/ncaa-athletes-football-chicago.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58236805-77/ncaa-athletes-football-chicago.html.csp">NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL TARM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T23:18:55.588-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 11:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports. College sports’ governing body also agreed to implement a single return-to-play policy spelling out how all teams must treat players who received head blows, according to a Tuesday filing in U.S. District Court in Chicago. Crit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582368052014-07-29T23:18:55.588-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T23:18:55.588-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58236805@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:18:55 MDT Beijing, Chicago architects to design George Lucas Museum http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58232433-68/chicago-museum-architects-design.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58232433-68/chicago-museum-architects-design.html.csp">Beijing, Chicago architects to design George Lucas Museum</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T08:33:01.628-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 08:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • Architects from Beijing and Chicago will design George Lucas’ new museum to be built along Chicago’s lakefront. The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art announced Monday that Beijing-based MAD Architects would be the principal designer for the site, while Chicago’s Studio Gang would design the landscape and a bridge to the city’s Northerly Island nature area. The “Star Wars” creator last month picked Chicago to host his museum of art and movie memorabilia. Chicago offered a site along Lake Mi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582324332014-07-28T08:33:01.628-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T08:33:01.628-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58232433@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:33:01 MDT Tuesday’s sports TV/radio programming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207924-77/espn-league-baseball-atlanta.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207924-77/espn-league-baseball-atlanta.html.csp">Tuesday’s sports TV/radio programming</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:25.773-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Television — Cycling • Tour de France, Stage 16, 6 a.m., NBCSN Major League Baseball • San Francisco at Philadelphia or Miami at Atlanta, 5 p.m., MLB Network • Washington at Colorado, 6:40 p.m., ROOT WNBA • Indiana at Chicago, 6 p.m., ESPN2 • Phoenix at Seattle, 8 p.m., ESPN2 Radio — Minor league baseball • PCL, Reno at Salt Lake, 7 p.m., 1280 AM, 960 AM • Pioneer League, Billings at Ogden, 7 p.m., 97.5 FM The Big Show • Hosted by Tribune columnist Gordon Monson 3-6 p.m., 1280 AM, 960 A...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58207924@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:25 MDT MLS: Sounders earn draw in friendly with Tottenham http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58202606-77/tottenham-seattle-sounders-tie.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58202606-77/tottenham-seattle-sounders-tie.html.csp">MLS: Sounders earn draw in friendly with Tottenham</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T23:33:08.022-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seattle • Osvaldo Alonso understood it was an exhibition. It was also a match the Seattle Sounders wanted to win. Alonso beat former U.S. national team goalkeeper Brad Friedel from 30 yards early in the second half as the Sounders tied Tottenham 3-3 in an exhibition Saturday, the first match for new Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino. “Every friendly is different,” Alonso said. “This year we tried to win the game. … We tried to win this game like it was the MLS regular season. I’m very happy for ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582026062014-07-19T23:33:08.022-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-19T23:33:08.022-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The easy cool that quickly spreads to his teammates, who are so confident when he takes the mound. A year after a disappointing departure from Baltimore, Jake Arrieta is thriving in Chicago. The 6-foot-4 right-hander is unbeaten in his last eight starts after beginning the season on the disabled list due to shoulder tightness, providing a glimmer of hope as the lowly Cubs stumbled to las...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581943642014-07-17T23:12:03.553-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T23:12:03.553-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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If a humanitarian crisis is, as the Humanitarian Coalition defines it, “an event or series of events which represents a critical threat to the health, safety, security or well-being of a community or other large group of people, usually over a wide area,” Chicago’s needies...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58195257@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:10:05 MDT Dollars for Obama library roll in from NY, Chicago http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58186676-68/obama-library-chicago-foundation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58186676-68/obama-library-chicago-foundation.html.csp">Dollars for Obama library roll in from NY, Chicago</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH LEDERMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T11:12:01.865-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 11:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The first major donations to President Barack Obama’s presidential library are rolling in from New York and Chicago, two cities that are competing vigorously to host the future library. Since launching in February, the Barack Obama Foundation has raised at least $850,000 from four major donors, the group said Tuesday. The foundation is voluntarily disclosing donations of more than $200, but only in broad dollar ranges. The nonprofit declined to say how much it has raised in total. T...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581866762014-07-15T11:12:01.865-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T11:12:01.865-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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In a 57-page filing Thursday with the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, Ty Warner denies the judge in Chicago sent a message that there’s a different standard for the wealthy. That’s the prosecutors’ argument in their recent appeal asking for a do-over of Warner’s sent...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581703982014-07-10T12:59:01.473-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-10T12:59:01.473-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58170398@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:59:01 MDT Sports briefs: John Isner advances in Hall of Fame tennis tournament http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58162964-77/star-game-host-isner.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58162964-77/star-game-host-isner.html.csp">Sports briefs: John Isner advances in Hall of Fame tennis tournament</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T17:36:27.457-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tennis • Top-seeded John Isner advanced to the second round of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships in Boston with a 6-3, 7-6 (6) victory Tuesday over fellow American Wayne Odesnik. The 6-foot-10 Isner rode his powerful serve, at one point topping 137 mph. He had 19 aces and only two double-faults. The highest-ranked American at No. 12 this week, he was a two-time champion on Newport’s grass courts in 2011 and 2012. Defending champion Nicolas Mahut of France, the No. 4 seed, defeated Facundo A...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58162964@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:36:27 MDT Holiday weekend death toll climbs to 15 in Chicago http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58160645-68/chicago-death-monday-shot.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58160645-68/chicago-death-monday-shot.html.csp">Holiday weekend death toll climbs to 15 in Chicago</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T08:38:01.742-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 08:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • Chicago’s Fourth of July weekend death toll has climbed to 15 with the death of a man who was shot just before midnight Sunday. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office says 25-year-old William Allen was pronounced dead shortly before 2:30 p.m. on Monday afternoon. Police say Allen was shot Sunday night. Allen was one of more than 50 people shot over the long holiday weekend. The killings continued Monday with the slayings of three people — the first two early Monday and the third on ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581606452014-07-08T08:38:01.742-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-08T08:38:01.742-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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For the second year running, Chicago saw a spate of violence over the long holiday weekend that would generate headlines if it happened in Kabul. “It’s Groundhog Day here in Chicago” is how Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy put it. This year, the tally of shame was more than 80 people shot and 14 killed. Last year, a slig...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58160608@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:12:33 MDT MLS: Chicago Fire, Sporting K.C. draw http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58154795-77/chicago-sporting-draw-fire.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58154795-77/chicago-sporting-draw-fire.html.csp">MLS: Chicago Fire, Sporting K.C. draw</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-06T22:31:40.321-06:00">Updated Jul 6, 2014 10:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kansas City, Kan. • Mike Magee scored in the 40th minute to give the Chicago Fire a 1-1 draw with Sporting Kansas City on Sunday. Sporting failed to clear a loose ball in its own end and Chicago midfielder Alex collected it and found Magee on the left flank. Magee settled the pass and calmly beat goalkeeper Eric Kronberg for his fifth goal of the season. Chicago goalkeeper Sean Johnson made two saves against C.J. Sapong in the 91st minute to preserve the draw.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581547952014-07-06T22:31:40.321-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-06T22:31:40.321-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58154795@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Jul 2014 22:31:40 MDT Athletics finalize blockbuster Samardzija trade with Cubs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58151815-77/chicago-cubs-beane-epstein.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58151815-77/chicago-cubs-beane-epstein.html.csp">Athletics finalize blockbuster Samardzija trade with Cubs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-05T23:15:29.641-06:00">Updated Jul 5, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oakland, Calif. • The beginning of July’s first blockbuster trade occurred about a month ago, when Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane called Chicago Cubs executive Theo Epstein to ask about Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel. Beane told Epstein he liked the starting pitchers, and he was going to be aggressive in an attempt to improve the AL West leaders. Fast forward to this weekend, when Beane proved just how serious he was during that initial call. Oakland and Chicago announced a big ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58151815@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Jul 2014 23:15:29 MDT MLS: Chicago earns point against 10-man Toronto http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58144726-77/toronto-chicago-games-fire.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58144726-77/toronto-chicago-games-fire.html.csp">MLS: Chicago earns point against 10-man Toronto</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T22:27:06.087-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 10:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Toronto FC 1, fire 1 • In Bridgeview, Ill., Rookie Harrison Shipp’s second-half goal gave the Chicago Fire a 1-1 draw with short-handed Toronto FC on Wednesday night. The Fire had their winless run pushed to five games and Toronto’s undefeated streak reached six games. Chicago leveled the match in the 56th minute after Shipp’s deflected shot beat goalkeeper Joe Bendik. The Associated Press</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58139685@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:19:04 MDT NBA notes: Bulls make their pitch to Carmelo http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58139571-77/anthony-bulls-coach-nets.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58139571-77/anthony-bulls-coach-nets.html.csp">NBA notes: Bulls make their pitch to Carmelo</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T17:19:04.927-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 05:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Chicago Bulls made the hard sell for Carmelo Anthony and brought their stars along for the presentation on Tuesday. That included Derrick Rose, no fan of recruiting. Joakim Noah and Taj Gibson were there, too, trying to convince the New York Knicks’ free agent to choose the Bulls. Anthony arrived at a decked-out United Center in the afternoon with agent Leon Rose and coach Tom Thibodeau, a police SUV trailing their oversized limousine. He walked past the Michael Jordan statue, waving to a sm...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581395712014-07-02T17:19:04.927-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T17:19:04.927-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58139571@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:19:04 MDT