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  • NFL: Clausen's time to shine

    LAKE FOREST – Jimmy Clausen took the first-team reps in the portion of practice open to the media, and Marc Trestman confirmed Thursday that Clausen w ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • NBA: Butler scores 35 in win over Knicks

    CHICAGO – In a game missing Derrick Rose and Carmelo Anthony, it was Jimmy Butler who played like a star.
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • Dukes pin down Cardinals

    The Dixon Dukes dual with Big Northern West rival Stillman Valley started at 160 pounds on Thursday at the Pit. The Dukes won the first eight matches ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • NHL: Blackhawks penalty killers on NHL record pace

    Ben Smith wasn’t caught short-handed when asked to describe the attributes a top-notch penalty killer possesses.
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 12:24 am
  • NFL: Jaguars hold off Titans late

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Blake Bortles revived a stagnant offense. Jordan Todman provided some cushion with a big run. And Sen'Derrick Marks sealed the vi ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Sportshorts for Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

    Outfielder Matt Kemp could be headed back to the logjam in Los Angeles after his physical with the Padres revealed arthritis in both hips.
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 12:21 am
  • Sportshorts for Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

    The Don Ebersole 3-on-3 basketball tournament will be held at Westwood Sports Complex in Sterling on Dec. 27 starting at 9 a.m. Cost is $40 for a team ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • NBA: Butler must be mentally wary of upcoming restricted free agency

    As the Bulls’ 1-1 trip concluded, coach Tom Thibodeau revealed a telling anecdote about Jimmy Butler.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • NFL: Packers offense coming off sluggish loss

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – The Green Bay Packers are in playoff mode, even after a disappointing loss at Buffalo.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Prophets convert Oregon turnovers into points

    POLO – Prophetstown weathered an early storm of energy from Oregon, and cruised to a 62-41 victory in the final match-up of the round-robin Polo Holid ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Rock Falls hires its AD as new football coach

    Rock Falls did not have to look far and wide to find its next varsity football coach.Rich Montgomery ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Bears bench Cutler

    Jimmy Clausen will start at quarterback for the Bears in Sunday's game against the Lions, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported. Per Chris Mortensen, Marc Tre ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Men's basketball: Nunn leads Illinois to easy win over Hampton

    CHAMPAIGN – Kendrick Nunn is used to coming off the bench. He wasn't a starter for two seasons at Chicago's Simeon High School and wasn't for most of ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • Marcos down Wolves

    Polo was down big, but rallied for a 50-42 victory against Pearl City in a consolation bracket game on Wednesday at the Forreston tournament.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Hahn puts Sox back in game

    On a giant board inside his office, White Sox general manager Rick Hahn ranked his primary offseason targets at each position.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 12:16 am
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