Al Yellon

Managing Editor

Al Yellon is a native Chicagoan who has been following Chicago sports since the 1960's. That means he's seen a lot of losing -- but enjoyed the Bears Super Bowl win, the six Bulls titles, and yes, even the White Sox World Series title, even though he's a Cubs fan. He left Chicago to go east for college at Colgate University, then returned and worked for 29 years as a television director for Chicago TV stations before joining SB Nation full time as a senior editor. As a Chicago sports fan, Al thinks any championship for our city is a good thing. Go Chicago!


Your Sports TV Schedule, Cinco De Mayo: NHL Playoffs

Chicago-area sports TV listings for Thursday, May 5, 2011.

Francisco Liriano's No-Hitter A Rare Chicago Event

Did you see Tuesday night's no-hitter in person? You saw a very rare Chicago event.

2011 NBA Playoffs TV Schedule: Bulls/Hawks, Mavericks/Lakers

Chicago-area sports TV listings for Wednesday, May 4, 2011.

Twins' Francisco Liriano Throws First No-Hitter Of 2011

The Minnesota Twins' Francisco Liriano, who came into tonight's game with an ERA over nine and who had been struggling all season, threw the best game of his career and the major leagues' first...

Cubs' Starlin Castro Latest Victim Of Sports Illustrated Cover Jinx

Hey, SI. Leave our athletes alone! No more covers. Please.

2011 NBA Playoffs: Derrick Rose Expected To Be Named MVP Tuesday

Congratulations to D-Rose.

Cubs Lose To Dodgers 5-2; Alfonso Soriano Homers Again

For the first couple of innings, the Cubs’ James Russell managed to hang with the Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw in a close 2-1 game. But Russell just doesn’t have the stamina to go long into games, and...

Your Sports TV Schedule: NBA, NHL Playoffs, Cubs, White Sox

Chicago-area sports TV listings for Tuesday, May 3, 2011.

White Sox Break Five-Game Losing Streak, Beat Orioles 6-2

Paul Konerko homered twice and drove in four runs and Alex Rios added a home run of his own and the White Sox avoided a four-game sweep at the hands of the Orioles with a 6-2 win on Monday night. T...

Cubs Send Reliever Russell To Start, Once Again, Against Dodgers

The Cubs haven't had any success starting James Russell this year, and Monday night was no exception.

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