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  • Tennis: Friends follow Ferguson's lead into tennis

    DIXON – The power of schoolyard cajoling boosted attendance at the 24th annual Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic on Wednesday.
    NEW: July 30, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • MLB: Cardinals swing deal for Masterson

    CLEVELAND – The Indians had little choice but to give up Justin Masterson. The trade doesn't mean they're going to surrender the season.
    NEW: July 30, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • MLB: Jackson continues to struggle for Cubs

    While Chicago Cubs backup catcher John Baker was fist-pumping his way back to the dugout after recording the first – and likely only – victory of his ...
    NEW: July 30, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Golf: Ramirez is latest Links With Locals golfer

    Who said Clippers and Comets can't get along?That combination was put to the test on Wednesday after ...
    NEW: July 30, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Huskies set for showdown with Cougars in 2018, 2020

    History. Tradition.Those are two words Northern Illinois athletic director Sean Frazier mentioned wh ...
    NEW: July 30, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Rivera, Meyer have strong start to Day 3; Vits wins 18U title

    Jonathon Rivera and Avery Meyer started Day 3 of the 24th annual Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic at Page Park in Dixon off strong. The two teamed in the 15- ...
    NEW: July 30, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Nadal out of 2 tournaments because of right wrist

    Rafael Nadal withdrew Wednesday from U.S. Open tuneups in Toronto and Cincinnati because of a right wrist injury, putting in doubt his status for a ti ...
    NEW: July 30, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Sportshorts for Thursday, July 31, 2014

    Cross country runner Aubree Johnson of Rock Falls and baseball player Andrew Schaver of Morrison earned the Bob Bopp Award for outstanding female and ...
    NEW: July 30, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Indy officials seek new ways to attract fans to speedway

    INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis Motor Speedway president Doug Boles keeps looking for ways to fill seats.
    NEW: July 30, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Tigers maul White Sox

    After missing a game with an injured finger on his right hand, Nick Castellanos returned to the lineup – and realized his swing felt a bit better.
    NEW: July 30, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Meyer stays strong through back-to-back brackets

    DIXON – Avery Meyer drank a lot of Gatorade Tuesday.By the time the sun was on its decent in the sky ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Softball: Sterling girls win state title

    The Sterling 9-10 Softball All-Star team finished off a memorable postseason run in style on Tuesday night.
    July 30, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Emma Hubbs Classic: Nitz cruises to 18U win

    Jack Nitz pulled away and won by a large margin in a highly competitive 18-and-under boys singles division to close out play Tuesday evening during th ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Sportshorts for Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    WOMEN’S GOLFSchuldt in fourth at Women’s OpenSterling High School and University of Illinois graduat ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Bears QB situation worrisome

    BOURBONNAIS – Barring serious injury issues, the Bears’ 2014 offense is going to be very good, and quarterback Jay Cutler appears poised for his bigge ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:11 am
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