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  • 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 - 12:22 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 - 12:22 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 - 12:19 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
  • Newman uses new approach, reels off nine straight wins

    With a 10-5 home loss to St. Bede on April 2, the Newman baseball team found itself at a crossroads.
    April 28, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Sterling girls race past Rockets

    Sabrina Chamberlain, Maya Miller and Megan Loos each won two events as the Sterling girls track team posted a 101-44 win against Rock Falls on Monday ...
    April 28, 2015 - 10:14 am
  • NBA: Bucks avoid elimination again, beat Bulls

    CHICAGO – The Milwaukee Bucks insisted this playoff series was about more than just showing up, taking their beating and learning from it.
    April 28, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Wainwright has torn Achilles

    ST. LOUIS – The tests results were no surprise. Before Adam Wainwright left the field in Milwaukee, the St. Louis Cardinals anticipated they'd be losi ...
    April 28, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Owner takes aim at Derby with trio of horses

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Ahmed Zayat can't contain his enthusiasm at having three horses running in the Kentucky Derby. The fast-talking Egyptian businessman ...
    April 28, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Sports Briefs for Tuesday, April 28

    PREP NEWSSouth Beloit to leave NUIC next yearSouth Beloit will leave the Northwest Upstate Illini Co ...
    April 28, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Victory shows attempt to change as person after rough year

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Kurt Busch's win at Richmond International Raceway would only be considered redemption if anyone had ever questioned his driving abi ...
    April 28, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Captials eliminate Islanders; Lightning force Game 7 with Detroit

    The precocious Russian forward drafted in the first round by the Washington Capitals finally delivered a breathtaking, winning goal in a Game 7. No, n ...
    April 28, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Cubs end Bucs’ streak; Cardinals lose; White Sox postponed

    With each win, the Chicago Cubs seem to gain a little bit more confidence.Kris Bryant drove in two r ...
    April 28, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Dixon’s Mazzarisi aspires to be championship boxer

    Alex Mazzarisi has a different playground than a lot of 13-year-old boys in Dixon. After he's done each weekday at Reagan Middle School, the seventh ...
    April 26, 2015 - 10:44 pm
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