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For every Chicago sports team not named the Chicago Cubs, 2016 was a major let down. The Bulls missed the postseason for the first time in eight years, the White Sox continued to do whatever it is the White Sox do and, despite looking like they could repeat as Stanley Cup champions, the Blackhawks were bounced in the first round of the playoffs by the St. Louis Blues. But Chicago fans aren’t ungrateful and realize there's plenty to be thankful for. We recognize that a city with as much clout as ours will always have something to talk about in the world of sports. So break out the giant foam finger, put on your Robbie Gould jersey and get your head in the game with our list of the biggest Chicago sports stories of 2016.
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