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  • MLB: Maddux, Thomas enter Hall

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.
    July 27, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Defense certainly different

    BOURBONNAIS – A crowd of 8,000-plus showed up Saturday for the Bears second practice of the preseason camp at Olivet Nazarene and talk of playoffs and ...
    July 27, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • NASCAR: Gordon wins Brickyard for fifth time

    INDIANAPOLIS – With a fifth Brickyard 400 victory on the line Sunday, Jeff Gordon looked like the driver he was 20 years ago.
    July 27, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • NFL: Next up for Packers extension: Maybe Cobb?

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – Randall Cobb doesn't know if he's next on the Green Bay Packers re-signing to-do list. His teammates are assuming that's the case.
    July 27, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • Sportshorts for Monday, July 28, 2014

    YOUTH SOFTBALLSterling All-Stars win twice at stateThe Sterling 9-10 All-Star softball team won two ...
    July 27, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • Ambitious Nibali had early cycling dream

    PARIS – As a teenager, Vincenzo Nibali uprooted himself from his home in Sicily to head for Tuscany – and a career on a bike.
    July 27, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • NBA: Rose ready for Team USA

    Everyone associated with Derrick Rose’s second straight serious knee rehabilitation has said the process has gone smoothly.
    July 27, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • Golf: Langer dominates Senior British Open

    Bernhard Langer won his second Senior British Open championship on Sunday, finishing a record 13 strokes clear of Colin Montgomerie of Scotland for hi ...
    July 27, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • MLB: Hendricks pitches well, but Cubs still lose to Cards

    CHICAGO – Kyle Hendricks pitched brilliantly Sunday. Unfortunately for the Chicago Cubs, Adam Wainwright pitched better.
    July 27, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Second-year linebacker Bostic ready to do whatever Bears require of him

    BOURBONNAIS – If Jon Bostic is feeling pressure over how much the Bears have put on his plate in his short NFL career, he’s doing a great job of hidin ...
    July 26, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Writer takes a stab at horseshoe pitching

    Goals for my first-ever horseshoe pitching competition were modest, to say the least. 1. Do not maim any of the regular pitchers with a wayward shoe.
    July 25, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Bulls may deal integrity for Love

    No real debate over Kevin Love's worth in a trade can continue without remembering how much the Bulls value integrity.
    July 25, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Nordmans finish fifth at national parent-teen tournament

    It took them three tries, but the Nordman family found a bowling duo that worked.Last weekend, Sandy ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Sports version of police beat

    The sports news feed read like the police blotter on Thursday.Headline No. 1: Ray Rice gets suspende ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Montoya returns to Indy intent on winning for Penske

    INDIANAPOLIS – Juan Pablo Montoya is back at Indianapolis Motor Speedway – one night only, an encore of sorts, in a guest-starring role for Team Pensk ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:07 pm
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