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  • Youth coach: Inspiring speech was spontaneous

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – A youth baseball coach from Rhode Island who has become an Internet sensation for the inspiring speech he made after his tea ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • Cubs outlast Giants 2-0 in rain-shortened game

    CHICAGO – Anthony Rizzo slammed a two-run homer, Tsuyoshi Wada pitched five strong innings, and the Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants, 2-0, on Tuesda ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:54 am
  • Tillman, Orioles beat White Sox for 3rd win in row

    CHICAGO – Jose Abreu's home run broke a 67 at-bat homerless streak for the rookie slugger, but it was not enough to spark a stagnant White Sox offense ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Notre Dame’s expectations remain high

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Four days removed from an academic fraud scandal that has left four of his players indefinitely suspended, Notre Dame football coac ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Considered a longshot to make the Bears roster, Lynch still putting up a fight

    CHICAGO – At this point of his NFL career, Jordan Lynch realizes he can’t control when – or even if – his chance will come.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 3:53 pm
  • McHenry graduate focused on triathlons in the future

    Jeff Sabatka learned a lot about his body as he fought through nagging injuries during his college running career.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Golf Roundup: Wick leads Marengo boys to triangular win

    Ryan Wick shot a 2-over-par 38 to take medalist honors and lead Marengo to the nonconference triangular win over Marian Central and Belvidere North at ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • Arkush: Bears' QB Jay Cutler looks, acts like changed man

    Nothing makes me crazier than an analyst who believes he’s made a discovery but refuses to put his name on it for fear of being proven wrong.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Crystal Lake Central co-op girls golf sets tone early, wins Huntley Invitational

    HUNTLEY – The Crystal Lake Central co-op girls golf team wasted little time setting the tone for what it hopes is another season that ends in a state ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • Quinn signs bill to require concussion training for ADs, coaches

    Illinois high school athletic directors and coaches will be required to take an online training course for concussion management, according to a new l ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 5:41 pm
  • Former teammates welcome Holmes to Bears

    LAKE FOREST – Santonio Holmes will spend the next two weeks trying to revive his NFL career with the Bears.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 8:35 am
  • Marian Central girls open with win

    CAPRON – Marian Central girls golf coach Paula Watson hardly could contain her excitement after the Hurricanes’ season-opening meet at Beaver Creek.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Golf Roundup: Johnsburg girls open with victory

    The Johnsburg girls golf team opened the season with a victory on Monday at Timber Pointe in Poplar Grove, beating Rockford Lutheran 206-211.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 10:28 pm
  • Les Johnson takes Ice Bucket Challenge at Jacobs

    He didn't plan on it when he went to Jacobs High School on Monday, but Northwest Herald videographer Les Johnson took an impromptu ALS Ice Bucket Chal ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 6:30 pm
  • Streveler ready to prove he can throw along with run

    It’s been established that Chris Streveler can run.In 2012, as a senior at Marian Central, the quart ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:53 pm
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