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  • Cubs’ winning streak ends

    Gerrit Cole allowed three hits over six innings, Andrew McCutchen had a two-run triple, and the Pittsburgh Pirates posted an 8-1 victory Wednesday nig ...
    April 29, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Tampa eliminates Detroit in first round

    Braydon Coburn broke a scoreless tie early in the third period, and Ben Bishop made 31 saves to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Detroit Red Wing ...
    April 29, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Runs not a problem for Sterling in sixth straight win

    STERLING – Losing streaks are never fun, but it seems three straight losses 2 weeks ago were actually beneficial for the Sterling softball team.
    April 29, 2015 - 7:17 pm
  • Sterling survives last inning, holds off LaSalle-Peru

    STERLING – The LaSalle-Peru Cavaliers had three golden opportunities to tie up Sterling in Tuesday's Northern Illinois Big 12 West baseball game at Ga ...
    April 29, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • MLB: White Sox, Orioles to play Wednesday, but without fans

    BALTIMORE – After two straight postponements due to security reasons in Baltimore, the White Sox and Orioles will meet Wednesday at Camden Yards.
    April 29, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Hawks beat Dixon at home

    The Oregon Hawks got a strong start from Abby Baker, and found just enough offense on Tuesday afternoon to beat the Dixon Duchesses 5-2 in a Big North ...
    April 29, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Hawks hold off Tigers

    The Oregon Hawks got six strong innings from starter Josh Cook, and took advantage of seven hits and six Byron errors in a 4-2 Big Northern West win T ...
    April 29, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Marcos race to Forreston title

    Polo-Forreston's boys track team won eight events on its way to the title at the 10-team Forreston Relays on Tuesday night.
    April 29, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Bucks’ defense proving problematic for Chicago

    Unless the Bulls make NBA history for the wrong reasons and lose four straight to the Bucks, Derrick Rose’s assessment won’t matter as much moving for ...
    April 29, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Match Play offers a break from regular competition

    SAN FRANCISCO – Jordan Spieth is competing in match play for the second time this month.The first oc ...
    April 29, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Pletcher chasing another Kentucky Derby with four horses

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – In the unpredictable world of horse racing, Todd Pletcher is as steady and predictable as they come.
    April 29, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • NBA roundup: Houston beats Dallas to advance to second round

    James Harden scored 28 points, Terrence Jones had 10 of his 15 in the fourth quarter, and the Houston Rockets beat the Dallas Mavericks 103-94 on Tues ...
    April 29, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Chicago sinks Pirates

    Dexter Fowler had three hits and two RBIs, Travis Wood tossed seven strong innings and the Chicago Cubs won their fourth straight game Tuesday night w ...
    April 29, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Sportshorts for Wednesday, April 29, 2015

    BASKETBALLP’town’s Reiley to play at AugieProphetstown standout Corrie Reiley will play basketball n ...
    April 29, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Warriors beaten by walk-off homer

    John Rugen’s 2-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning lifted LaSalle-Peru to a 5-4 win against Sterling on Monday in LaSalle.
    April 28, 2015 - 12:16 am
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