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Best of Yardbarker: Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines
May 26th, 2017 at 4:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** Prior to Memorial Day, the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 takes place Sunday at Indianapolis Speedway. Have you ever wondered why it's called the "greatest spectacle in racing"? We got you covered: "The Indy 500 combines three things America loves: speed, cars and tradition." We'll see which driver joins the...

Sports & Politics Intersect: NBA power players continue to speak against Trump
May 18th, 2017 at 7:42 PM
***PHOTO1***"To this day, I feel like there's a cloud, a pall over the whole country in a paranoid, surreal sort of way." - San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich While May is generally the time for playoff basketball talk, coaches and owners alike did not hold back their...

Getaway Day: Time to sound the alarm in Wrigleyville?
May 14th, 2017 at 10:34 PM
***PHOTO1***We are already halfway through month two of the MLB campaign as a new week dawns on us, and this year on the diamond has continued to see some notable trends remain intact. The AL Central is toss up, the Yankees and Orioles continue to play their game of cat-and-mouse,...

Omen or fluke? Early issues linger for would-be contenders
May 3rd, 2017 at 4:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Major League Baseball marathon is the longest winding road in all of sports, and as such, it must be observed through a wide lens, especially in the earliest stages. While it is easy to see when some teams have the juice early on, it is best to reserve...

Why a World Series repeat is unlikely
March 31st, 2017 at 4:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** Nov 4, 2016; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester (34) lifts the Commissioner's Trophy during the World Series victory rally in Grant Park.  Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports The Major League Baseball season begins this weekend, and for the first time since 1908, the Chicago Cubs...