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  • Navy SEAL trying to make Wildcats’ team

    EVANSTON – A 32-year-old active Navy SEAL is hoping to earn a spot on Northwestern University's football team.
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Watson may yet pick Woods for U.S. Ryder Cup squad

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – U.S. captain Tom Watson said he would be foolish not to consider Tiger Woods as one of his three wild-card selections for the Ryder ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Hitting coach Steverson trying to solve Sox’s woes

    White Sox hitting coach Todd Steverson likened the team's recent stretch on offense to a water faucet being turned off.
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Brew Crew beats Cubs

    Yovani Gallardo pitched seven sparkling innings, and Khris Davis had a tiebreaking RBI double, leading the Milwaukee Brewers to a 3-1 victory over the ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Prairie Ridge rallies down stretch to win Senior Rock River Classic

    MOUNT MORRIS – Prairie Ridge had a bit of a mountain to climb if it was going to defend its championship in the Senior Men's Rock River Classic golf t ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Basketball: Dixon native signs with team from Cyprus

    When we last left Matt Ross, the former Dixon High School basketball standout was preparing to wow scouts from the Australian Professional League at a ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Time for talking (almost) over

    On Saturday night, my wife and I sat under a pavilion at the Carroll County Fair in Milledgeville, probably consuming enough greasy food to fuel a sma ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Confrontation results in racer’s death

    CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. – The collision was as common as any in racing. Kevin Ward Jr.'s car spun twice like a top, wheels hugging the wall, before it plopp ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Once-suspended Allmendinger wins first Sprint Cup race

    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – AJ Allmendinger's journey is almost complete.With a new contract, sponsor exten ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • Sports Shorts for Aug. 11

    NFLVikings’ Joseph shot in nightclubAfter being shot by a stray bullet at a nightclub on Friday nigh ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • McIlroy wins fourth major in dark

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Rory McIlroy stood over a 10-inch putt in gathering darkness to win the PGA Championship as flashes from thousands of camera lit up ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Fowler’s game flashier than his outfits

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – There had only been four seasons in the history of major championship golf like the one Rickie Fowler capped off in near-darkness on ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Cubs, Cardinals avoid series sweeps

    Anthony Rizzo was responsible for two of Chicago's 17 strikeouts Sunday. He also had the biggest hit of the game for the Cubs.
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Amboy native to raise funds for charity that once aided him

    When Matt Henkel needed a helping hand, he got one from a virtually unknown source. Now, he's in the process of happily paying that source back.
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • I really am ready for football

    The other day, I was asked ii I was ready for football season. Before I could catch myself, I heard my own voice respond, "Not really." I almost did ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 12:12 am
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