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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Chicago

Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.

09/17/2014

Mets catcher Travis d’Arnaud, right, scoops up a late throw as the Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo scores during the fifth inning on Aug. 18, 2014, at Citi Field. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Torres Shines, But Mets’ Offense Just Brutal In Loss To Cubs

Kyle Hendricks and two relievers held New York to four or fewer hits for the fifth straight game, Anthony Rizzo and Javier Baez hit long homers, and the Chicago Cubs rallied for a 4-1 victory over the Mets on Monday.

08/18/2014

Wilmer Flores #4 of the New York Mets loses his glove but makes the play to first base against the Chicago Cubs during their game on August 16, 2014 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Flores Leads Niese And Mets To 7-3 Win Over Cubs

Wilmer Flores provided a spark with his bat and glove, leading Jonathon Niese and the New York Mets to a 7-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night.

08/16/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 15:  Zack Wheeler #45 of the New York Mets delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Chicago Cubs on August 15, 2014 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Campbell Goes Yard, Wheeler Ks 10, Mets Edge Cubs 3-2

Zack Wheeler struck out 10 in a gritty performance, Eric Campbell hit a three-run homer and the New York Mets beat the free-swinging Chicago Cubs 3-2 Friday night.

08/15/2014

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/11/2014

Jeff Samardzija of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Toronto Blue Jays in the first inning at O.co Coliseum on July 6, 2014 in Oakland, Calif. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Cashman On WFAN: Yankees Were In On Cubs Pitchers Right To The End

The Yankees almost owned all the fireworks over the holiday weekend, but ultimately were left on the outside looking in at the season’s biggest trade.

07/07/2014

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5 Pump Up Songs Athletes Use, And You Should Too (Part 1)

By: Adam Bloom Our Pre-Game Playlist series, that can be found at CBSLocalSports.com, features athletes sharing the music they’re currently listening to.  This includes songs they enjoy blasting in the car to music that relates to their […]

06/20/2014

Luis Valbuena #24 of the Chicago Cubs makes a catch as Chris Young #1 of the New York Mets avoids a collision at Wrigley Field on June 5, 2014 in Chicago. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Take Broom To Mets With 7-4 Win

Anthony Rizzo hit a tiebreaking homer, Travis Wood went deep and drove in three runs, and the Chicago Cubs beat the New York Mets 7-4 Thursday night to complete the three-game sweep.

06/06/2014

Mets manager Terry Collins (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Where Are The Clutch Hits? Mets Fall To 8-18 In 1-Run Games

For the second straight game, the Mets took an early lead and looked to be in control. For the second straight night, their inability capitalize on opportunities cost them in a one-run game.

06/05/2014

Second baseman Emilio Bonifacio #64 of the Chicago Cubs throws to first base to complete a double play over Matt den Dekker #6 of the New York Mets on a ground ball off the bat of Daniel Murphy during the second inning at Wrigley Field June 4, 2014 in Chicago.    (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Mets Lose To Cubs 5-4 In Ugly, Mistake-Filled Game

Starlin Castro went 3 for 4 with three RBIs and the Chicago Cubs outlasted the New York Mets 5-4 Wednesday night in a mistake-filled game that featured a combined 13 pitchers.

06/05/2014

New York Mets v Chicago Cubs

Cubs Win 2-1, Cut Short Mets’ Winning Streak

Nate Schierholtz hit a two-out game-ending RBI single, after Chris Coghlan homered to tie it in the eighth, and the Chicago Cubs beat the New York Mets 2-1 on Tuesday night.

06/04/2014

The Yankees’ Derek Jeter, left, forces out the Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo during the seventh inning on May 21, 2014, at Wrigley Field in Chicago. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Yankees Escape Wrigley With Split, Outlast Cubs In 13 Innings

Brendan Ryan scored on a wild pitch before John Ryan Murphy capped a two-run 13th inning with an RBI single, and the New York Yankees beat the Cubs 4-2 Wednesday.

05/22/2014

Starlin Castro of the Chicago Cubs presents Derek Jeter with a No. 2 from the scoreboard at Wrigley Field on May 20, 2014. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Jumpy Jeter Honored, Then Scared By Lightning At Wrigley

“I like Chicago,” Derek Jeter said Tuesday. And he surely liked his gift from the Wrigley Field scoreboard. But it didn’t look like he enjoyed the weather.

05/21/2014

Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Tanaka Looking To Stay Perfect As Yankees Open Series At Wrigley

The Chicago Cubs saw firsthand last month why they couldn’t afford Masahiro Tanaka. Things don’t expect to be any easier for them Tuesday night.

05/20/2014

Alfonso Soriano #12 of the New York Yankees celebrates his run with teammate Kelly Johnson #33 in the fifth inning against the Chicago Cubs during game two of a doubleheader on April 16, 2014 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.The New York Yankees and the Chicago Cubs are wearing the #42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Yankees Win Second Game 2-0, Sweep Cubs In Doubleheader

The New York Yankees beat the Chicago Cubs 2-0 on a bitterly cold Wednesday night to complete its first doubleheader shutout sweep since 1987.

04/17/2014

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