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  • Olympics: Inbee Park a shot back as women's golf returns to Olympics

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Inbee Park could tell right away Wednesday that this was not an ordinary golf tournament. Walking onto the practice range, the South ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Olympics: US routs Argentina 105-78, moves into men's basketball semis

    RIO DE JANEIRO – The nail-biters ended for the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team. So did a golden era of international basketball.
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Jeffery, White making big plays vs. Patriots

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Saying the 2016 Chicago Bears offense is a work in progress is kind of like announcing Bill Belichick is a good football coach. N ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Now it’s time for new group of Marcos to shine

    Jeff Bumsted took his place in front of the room and looked out into the crowd that attended the football team banquet at the end of last season. The ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 10:50 pm
  • Ruckman aiming high after disappointing finish to 2015

    For all the good and great swings Cole Ruckman made during the 2015 high school golf season, it’s one bad one that stings – and drives him to this day ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Eaton slams Sox to win; Cards beat Astros

    Jorge Soler hit a three-run homer during a five-run first inning, Jon Lester pitched into the seventh and the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 10:45 pm
  • Northwestern hopes it can build on a 10-win season

    EVANSTON – There is at least one big question hanging over Northwestern coming off a rebound season: Can the Wildcats sustain it?
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 10:33 pm
  • SportShorts for Thursday, August 18, 2016

    The Illinois Recreational Access Program is offering a chance for bow hunters to bag a deer on private land. IRAP leases from landowners at 56 sites, ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 10:33 pm
  • Hawks cruise past Cards

    Abi Scheidecker fired a 2-over-par 38 to lead the Oregon girls golf team to a 184-204 win against Erie on Wednesday at Silver Ridge Golf Course in Ore ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 9:30 pm
  • Sterling senior always looking forward at home, on course

    It’s getting late, and the pails and hay bales need to be carried at the Landis Organics dairy farm in rural Sterling. That’s where Dewey Landis is w ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Versatility a big key for potential playoff berth for Missiles

    MILLEDGEVILLE – Having low numbers on a football team can mean that players have to be a bit flexible. Injuries can, and do, happen in football, and w ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • SportShorts for Wednesday, August 17, 2016

    LOCAL GOLFDixon American Legion to host outingThe Dixon American Legion will host its 25th annnual g ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Olympics: Biles ends historic Olympics with 4th gold

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Simone Biles starts each year by pulling out a notebook to write down her goals for the next 12 months. When 2016 dawned, for once sh ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Conference dominance no more?

    DETROIT – For six straight seasons, Northern Illinois has played in the Mid-American Conference championship game. The Huskies haven't always won, but ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Unbeaten U.S. volleyball a step closer to gold after beating Japan

    RIO DE JANEIRO – The U.S. women's volleyball team knows Japan so well that long points are a given. Patience is an absolute must. Against the best def ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 11:48 pm
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