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  • Photos: McHenry football preview

    McHenry high school football practice on Wednesday, August 13, and Thursday, August 14, 2014. ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 8:34 am
  • Rose hears cheers as U.S. beats Brazil

    CHICAGO – Derrick Rose heard the cheers and showed some of his old explosiveness, fellow Chicago product Anthony Davis scored 20 points, and the U.S. ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Blue Jays rally past White Sox in Buehrle's return

    CHICAGO – Melky Cabrera's two-run double in the seventh inning lifted the Toronto Blue Jays to a 6-3 victory over the White Sox on Saturday night.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • Flores leads Niese, Mets past Cubs

    NEW YORK – 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 Cubs on Satur ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • Draughn surprisingly in prime position to be No. 2 RB

    CHICAGO – The April 23 signing seemed like nothing more than the addition of a veteran body to a competition at running back behind Matt Forte.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 10:28 pm
  • TAKE 2: Bears' preseason isn't all that it's cracked up to be

    The Bears are 2-0 in the preseason after beating the Jaguars, 20-19, Thursday, halfway to a perfect preseason. Sports editor Jon Styf and reporter Mik ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • I'm Just Saying: Jacobs football coach Bill Mitz

    For Bill Mitz, retirement never lasted long. After stepping down as the head football coach at Stevenson after the 2009 season, Mitz took the same p ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Prep Zone Pop Quiz

    Alex KaufmannMarian CentralVolleyballJunior1. What are three of your favorite sports movies?“Hoosier ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 9:43 pm
  • Hardest Core wins Arlington Million

    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS – Long-shot Hardest Core ran down favored Magician in the stretch to win the Arlington Million by a length Saturday.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 7:38 pm
  • Marian Central AD wouldn't support split of public, private schools

    In a first attempt to level the playing field between public and private schools, the IHSA instituted the private school multiplier in 2005.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Prairie Ridge grad Sean Folliard fits new linebacker mold at NIU

    DEKALB – As spread, up-tempo offenses continue to storm college football, it’s the players built like Sean Folliard who prove especially useful in cou ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 7:30 pm
  • Wood hurt by walks, homer as Cubs lose to Mets

    NEW YORK – Travis Wood figures he was just a couple of walks from his first win in two months.Wood g ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Abreu, Dunn lead White Sox past Blue Jays

    CHICAGO – Jose Abreu had three singles and three RBIs to increase his major league-leading total to 89, and the White Sox had 17 hits in an 11-5 victo ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Backup RBs fail to impress

    As we get to know the 2014 Chicago Bears there are general impressions and then there are facts.Here ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Brenden Heiss' electric pitching arm could help Jacobs' football team

    ALGONQUIN – For most kids, the end of the school year means the next three months will include relaxation, maybe a vacation, and ultimately, a break. ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 6:41 pm
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