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    CHICAGO (AP) — Nene started thinking about how it would all unfold in the middle of the night. No way could he have scripted it any better than this.
    April 21, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • ‘Boston Babes’ making emotional return

    Sherri Knupp has finished the Boston Marathon 10 times, but she knows Monday’s 26.2-mile journey will be like none other she has experienced before.
    April 21, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Villanueva comes up short as Cubs lose

    CHICAGO – Carlos Villanueva had a better start than his last appearance. He just couldn't finish off innings that left him with a similar outcome.
    April 20, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • White Sox hit three home tuns, throw 2-hitter in win at Texas

    ARLINGTON, Texas – White Sox manager Robin Ventura succinctly and aptly described the series finale at Texas.
    April 20, 2014 - 9:47 pm
  • Around Town: Swanson's weightlifting team sets numerous records

    A team that trains out of Gary Swanson's garage in Union set seven national and 32 state records March 15 and 16 at the Illinois State Powerlifting Ch ...
    April 20, 2014 - 7:59 pm
  • C-G's Gomez weighing Army scholarship offer

    Cary-Grove junior Michael Gomez has a more than usual to consider with his first NCAA Division I football scholarship offer.
    April 20, 2014 - 8:08 pm
  • Wolves' Routzahn likely to undergo elbow surgery

    Prairie Ridge sophomore pitcher Ethan Routzahn soon will meet someone who is world famous.Unfortunat ...
    April 20, 2014 - 5:30 pm
  • softball scoring soaring

    Hampshire softball coach Stacey Stepek is used to not having to sweat the outcome of games.It helps ...
    April 20, 2014 - 12:32 am
  • Eaton leaves White Sox's loss to Rangers

    ARLINGTON, Texas – White Sox leadoff hitter Adam Eaton is going to get a few days off to rest a nagging injury.
    April 20, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Resilient Bulls brace for next obstacle: Wizards

    DEERFIELD – Never mind all they overcame. The only obstacle that matters now for the Chicago Bulls is the one in front of them.
    April 20, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Cubs hit 3 HRs, break loose to beat Reds

    CHICAGO – Rick Renteria prefers positive reinforcement, usually taking the approach of building up his players.
    April 20, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Blues beat Blackhawks in OT, take 2-0 lead

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko and St. Louis were in trouble Saturday before a vicious hit by Chicago defenseman Brent Seabrook provided an openi ...
    April 20, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Marian holds off CL South baseball

    The Marian Central baseball team got balanced offensive production as four players drove in two runs each in a 10-8 win Saturday over Crystal Lake Sou ...
    April 19, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Lewis gets 1st win in 2 years, Texas 6-3 over Sox

    ARLINGTON, Texas – Colby Lewis pitched into the sixth inning for his first win in nearly two years, Prince Fielder homered and the Texas Rangers beat ...
    April 19, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • Musick: Hawks’ dirty hits worse than loss

    ST. LOUIS –Brent Seabrook walked quietly to his locker, turned toward the cameras and faced the music.
    April 19, 2014 - 11:17 pm
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