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  • Darling of Chicago, for now

    When Game 4 at the United Center finally ended, at 1:17 a.m. Wednesday with a Brent Seabrook blast in the third overtime, Blackhawks goalie Scott Darl ...
    April 23, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • SB: Rockets hang tough, but fall to powerful Sherrard

    ROCK FALLS – At the end of the third inning of Wednesday's game against Sherrard, Rock Falls softball coach Kris Nunez lifted her arms to the sky, as ...
    April 23, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Win worth the 20-day wait for Dukes

    The conclusion of an April 2 baseball game between Dixon and Oregon went as quickly as the game itself was long. After the teams played to a 6-6 tie ...
    April 23, 2015 - 12:46 am
  • Rangers now have Penguins on ropes

    Kevin Hayes scored at 3:14 of overtime to give the New York Rangers a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night in Game 4 of the Eas ...
    April 23, 2015 - 12:46 am
  • Hawks hold on vs. pesky Nets

    Paul Millsap answered all those questions about his shoulder. Al Horford didn't let a dislocated finger slow him down.
    April 23, 2015 - 12:46 am
  • Abreu, Sox rough up Tribe

    Jeff Samardzija wound up in the win column for the first time with the Chicago White Sox, helped by a couple of big swings Jose Abreu took against Cor ...
    April 23, 2015 - 12:46 am
  • Tough start, easier finish

    Before we get too deeply into this, we must acknowledge that trying to gauge the difficulty of an NFL team’s schedule for the coming season 2 weeks be ...
    April 23, 2015 - 12:46 am
  • MLB: For ballpark design, it could be different game in future

    CHICAGO – Picture this.It’s Opening Day 2050, and you are at Tomorrow Park cheering on your favorite ...
    April 23, 2015 - 12:46 am
  • Around the track: Hamlin returns to action at home track in Richmond

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Denny Hamlin will be back behind the wheel of his car this weekend at Richmond International Raceway, the hometown track of the Virg ...
    April 23, 2015 - 12:46 am
  • Sportshorts for Thursday, April 23, 2015

    NBAMirotic to miss Game 3 against BucksBulls forward Nikola Mirotic will miss today’s playoff game a ...
    April 23, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Seabrook lifts Blackhawks to 3 OT win over Predators

    CHICAGO (AP) — They played for 101 grueling minutes, beginning Tuesday night and running into early ...
    April 22, 2015 - 6:43 am
  • Wind makes Matznick grin

    ROCK FALLS – Quinton Matznick was the only Rock Falls baseball player to not sigh in disbelief after school let out on a windy Tuesday.
    April 22, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Eissens takes first place in 100 hurdles on father’s birthday

    FULTON – Breanna Eissens got something unique for her father, Johnny, for his 60th birthday on Tuesday – hardware from the Fulton Invitational.
    April 22, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Signs of new “Big Three”

    I'm not a basketball expert, and obviously neither are the Bulls and Bucks, who played such an ugly and sometimes embarrassing Game 2 that I expected ...
    April 22, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Softball roundup: Warriors hold off Pirates

    The Sterling Golden Warriors jumped out to a big lead, then had to hold on for dear life in an 8-5 victory over the Ottawa Pirates in Northern Illinoi ...
    April 22, 2015 - 12:13 am
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