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  • Rock Falls native happy with how third professional season is going

    No-hitters are rare in professional baseball, no matter the level. What's even rarer is a pitcher not getting the chance to finish it off. But on May ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Golf: Sondgeroth smashes it on the links

    Looking for a golfer to fill out a foursome for a scramble?Ben Sondgeroth just might be your man.The ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Bears arrive in Bourbonnais with high expectations

    BOURBONNAIS – Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery understands expectations are soaring. He's not backing away from them, either. The Bears are a ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Playoffs?!? How about Super Bowl?

    I picked up My Chicago Tribune today, and right there on the Sports front was the ferocious Bears logo wearing a New Year’s Eve hat with a noisemaker ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Majka proves he’s best mountain rider; Nabali still leads

    PLA D’ADET, France – On the last of four Pyrenees ascents, Rafal Majka winked at a French TV camera and tugged playfully at a motorcycle’s antenna.
    July 23, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • SportShorts for Thursday, July 24, 2014

    PREP FOOTBALLOregon to play alumni gameThe Oregon Hawks will travel to Winnebago High School on Aug. ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Royals hang loss on ChiSox

    Mike Moustakas scored the tiebreaking run in the top of the ninth inning when White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers couldn't handle a throw home, and Kansas ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Softball: Sterling 9-10 All-Stars ready for state tournament

    Some coaches start practice with warmups. Other hit full gear with sprints. Some might jump right into drills.
    July 22, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • MLB: Thomas had confidence from start

    The 1990 White Sox were challenging the World Series champion A's in the final year of old Comiskey Park, and their Double-A first baseman was waiting ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Dungy’s disturbing logic

    Let me get this right: A man who wants to love another man is worse than a man who pays for and revels in killing a bunch of dogs for sport.
    July 22, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Sports: Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH

    NEW YORK – Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to b ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • MLB: Rizzo powers Cubs to win

    Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs, and Kyle Hendricks pitched seven innings in his return from the minor leagues on Tuesday night at Wrigley Field, lead ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Competition to replace Hester wide open as camp starts

    This is the last in a series of Bears position breakdowns by the Chicago Football staff, leading up to the start of training camp Friday in Bourbonnai ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Australian goes from doping allegations to stage victory

    BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France – The Pyrenees on Tuesday lived up to their reputation for causing ups and downs at the Tour de France: A French rider clim ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Rams rookie excited to be with teammates, prepping for season

    ST. LOUIS – Now it starts to get intense for Michael Sam and the rest of the St. Louis Rams rookies. The first openly gay player drafted in the NFL i ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:12 pm

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