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  • Pineda says he'll learn from ejection for pine tar

    BOSTON (AP) — The pine tar glistened on Michael Pineda's neck, improving his grip and inviting trouble.
    April 24, 2014 - 10:17 am
  • Two Golden Warriors, one Comet to swim in college

    Listen up, this is chemistry 101. What do Sterling seniors Charli Wike and Keaton Dir, and Newman's ...
    April 24, 2014 - 8:43 am
  • Ceiling caving in on Bulls

    It was about 15-6, Wizards, when TNT analyst and future Knicks coach Steve Kerr pointed out that the Bulls reached their ceiling during the regular se ...
    April 24, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • Clippers hold off Raiders’ rally

    The Amboy softball team survived a late surge from the AFC Raiders for a 9-8 victory in a nonconference road test Wednesday. The Clippers (8-5) were l ...
    April 24, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Petty back at track after wife’s death

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Richard Petty is scheduled to return to the race track this weekend for the first time since the March 25 death of his wife, Lynda. ...
    April 24, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Semien’s slam sinks Tigers

    Marcus Semien’s seventh-inning grand slam lifted the Chicago White Sox to a 6-4 win over the Tigers on Wednesday night in Detroit.
    April 24, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • Filly freshman Stralow outduels Rockets’ Ward

    ROCK FALLS – As a freshman, Morrison pitcher Brooke Stralow isn't all that comfortable yet doing postgame interviews.
    April 24, 2014 - 8:41 am
  • 100th anniversary ballgame at iconic park ends in another loss

    CHICAGO – There was a giant replica cake right next to the Ernie Banks statue, and an old-time band played as fans made their way through the main ent ...
    April 24, 2014 - 12:28 am
  • Third overtime game in series goes Hawks’ way

    CHICAGO – For the third time in four games, the Blackhawks and Blues headed to overtime. This time the Hawks came out on top.
    April 24, 2014 - 12:28 am
  • Sports briefs for April 24

    COLLEGE BASKETBALLDollmeyer commits to Sauk ValleyPolo High School senior AJ Dollmeyer signed a nati ...
    April 24, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • Country singer hits track in documentary

    NEW YORK – Tim McGraw drives in the carpool lane most days, instead of pushing 100 mph with the windows rolled down and hair pulled back. Next tour s ...
    April 24, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Pujols first to hit HRs No. 499, 500 in same game

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Albert Pujols smiled as he explained why he felt the need to apologize to his wife for hitting homer No. 500 so quickly after No. 49 ...
    April 23, 2014 - 2:36 pm
  • Donoho caps Rockets’ 6-run seventh with walk-off homer

    ROCK FALLS – Trailing 11-7 heading into the bottom of the seventh inning, the Rock Falls Rockets refused to panic.
    April 23, 2014 - 10:01 am
  • Skyhawks’ Eissens to take swing at juco nationals

    Before Evan Eissens wraps up his academic career at Sauk Valley Community College, he's got some unfinished business to take care of athletically. A ...
    April 23, 2014 - 12:29 am
  • Perfection in face of pressure

    Corey Crawford said he needed to be better. Coach Joel Quenneville also said his goaltender needed to be better. They both got what they wanted in G ...
    April 23, 2014 - 12:28 am
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