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  • HS football: Week 5 by the numbers

    After five weeks of football, local teams are starting to get a feel for what they need to do in order to get a conference championship, or a playoff ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Volleyball roundup: Lesniewski strong at home

    Chelsea Lesniewski finished with a team-high eight kills as she led Fulton to a 25-19, 25-16 Three Rivers West win at home.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Hogue, Smith lead way for Mustangs

    Morrison golfers Noah Hogue and Brock Smith each carded a 41, leading the Mustangs to a win at Timber Creek Monday afternoon.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • MLB: A's Lester, Royals' Shields in AL wild-card focus

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Royals made one of the boldest trades in franchise history two years ago. The Oakland Athletics made a similarly ag ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Don’t pin this one on Cutler

    So, Aaron Rodgers is Aaron Rodgers, and Jay Cutler isn’t. Please tell me you’re not surprised.Talk r ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • NBA: Bulls eyeing contention with Rose, Gasol

    CHICAGO – This is one way it could go for the revamped Chicago Bulls, according to Derrick Rose.It’s ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • SportShorts for Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

    HIGH SCHOOL SPORTSIHSA will not attend education hearingThe Illinois High School Association announc ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Bears fall to 0-2 at home with loss to rivals

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Bears were coming off prime-time victories on each coast. Then, Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers came to town, and the re ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Americans blown away in Ryder Cup yet again

    GLENEAGLES, Scotland – The tone was set by Rory McIlroy, the best player in the world. The winning shot came from Jamie Donaldson, a Ryder Cup rookie.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Lions top Jets, seize lead in NFC North

    Matthew Stafford threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score as the Lions overcame Calvin Johnson being limited by an ankle injury to beat th ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Driver crashes Penske domination party

    DOVER, Del. – Jeff Gordon doused Team Penske’s hot streak with a champagne bath in Victory Lane.Stic ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Lunt’s leg injury muddles Fighting Illini outlook

    Illinois had expected Wes Lunt to be the team’s savior – er, starting quarterback – since the sophomore transferred from Oklahoma State, despite a so- ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • White Sox lose slugger’s finale; Cubs win on final day of season

    Paul Konerko waved his cap to one more adoring crowd. The reserved slugger popped out for a curtain call when the standing ovation just kept going. He ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • More prime slots to come for ND

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The Not Ready for Prime Time players was the moniker of an outfit that used to make its mark deep into Saturday night in New Y ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Hurley fights through for ninth

    STERLING – If not for a couple of wayward swings, Ryan Hurley could have been battling for medalist honors at the 43rd annual Sterling Invitational go ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 8:56 pm

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