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  • Close encounter of the whitetail deer kind

    To this day as I sit writing this piece, I am taken back to the hills of Fenton, Illinois in my pre-teen years.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:58 am
  • Kvapil’s ride stolen before he can qualify for Atlanta race

    HAMPTON, Ga. – When Travis Kvapil got the call Friday, he figured someone on his race team was playing a joke. "They said there was trouble with the ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Lightning snap skid with lopsided shutout of Chicago

    TAMPA, Fla. – Ben Bishop made 28 saves for his second shutout, Steven Stamkos scored two goals, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Chicago Blackhawk ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Thibs in trouble after injury

    When doctors removed the meniscus from Derrick Rose’s right knee Friday, did they replace it with extra job security for Tom Thibodeau? Or is that sti ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Injury minor for Wainwright

    JUPITER, Fla. – Adam Wainwright won’t pitch in exhibition games until mid-March because of his abdominal strain, a delay that could prevent the St. Lo ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Cubs, Sox have tough calls to make on Bryant, Rodon

    GLENDALE, Ariz. – Top prospects Kris Bryant and Carlos Rodon are in the same boat, on opposite sides of the valley.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Short-handed Chicago too much for T’wolves

    CHICAGO – Derrick Rose had knee surgery Friday morning. Pau Gasol was sidelined by an illness, and Taj Gibson sprained his left ankle in the first qua ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • McIlroy suffers unkindest cut

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Rory Mc-Ilroy’s first PGA Tour event in 5 months lasted only 2 days.His r ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Campbell leads Sterling quartet to suburbs

    At this time last week, Lucas Campbell didn't feel so great. His shoulder was bothering him, and he felt exhausted.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 1:05 am
  • Prophets to see very familiar style of play from Raiders

    Shelby Adams briefly tapped into the abstract and existential before Wednesday’s Prophetstown’s girls basketball practice.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Dixon ready to host Lutheran for all the BNC West marbles

    The Dixon Dukes have only one thing on their minds tonight at Lancaster Gymnasium … win the Big Northern West championship.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Locals litter 1A all-state squad

    Two local girls were named to the first team of the Associated Press All-State Team in Class 1A, announced Thursday.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Sportshorts for Friday, Feb. 27, 2015

    CROSS COUNTRYNewman to host 5K in AprilNewman High School will host a 5K run at 9 a.m. April 18.The ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Crawford stops 20 shots in win over Panthers

    SUNRISE, Fla. – Teuvo Teravainen got off to a quick start in his first game since being recalled from the minor leagues.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Men's basketball roundup:

    Carlos Morris missed a free throw that could have won the game in stunning fashion – but by that point, the hardest part was already over for Minnesot ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:16 am
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