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  • Chase Elliott seeks playoff-saving victory at Talladega

    TALLADEGA, Ala. – Chase Elliott has been inching toward his first career Sprint Cup victory all year, only to come up short time and time again.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 9:00 pm
  • NFL: Bears keep on losing quarterbacks along with games, now 1-6

    LAKE FOREST – The Chicago Bears keep losing games – and quarterbacks. After quarterback Brian Hoyer suffered a broken left arm against the Green Bay ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 9:00 pm
  • Retiring Wrigley scoreboard operator has seen it all

    CHICAGO – Fred Washington has been surrounded by numbers and cities for decades. Seasons full of ones and twos and zeroes. Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 9:00 pm
  • Cubs return to Wrigley with 3-2 series lead

    CHICAGO – All that’s left for the Chicago Cubs to do is make history.The Cubs come home to Wrigley F ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 8:59 pm
  • SportShorts for Saturday, October 22, 2016

    The WNBA said officials missed a shot clock violation in the deciding Game 5 on Thursday night in which the Los Angeles Sparks beat the defending cham ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 8:58 pm
  • MLB: Big innings have Cubs on brink of pennant

    LOS ANGELES – Jon Lester pitched seven sharp innings, Addison Russell hit a tiebreaking homer and the Chicago Cubs moved one win from their first Worl ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Rodgers, Packers finally find rhythm

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – Aaron Rodgers threw for 326 yards and three touchdowns, Davante Adams and Ty Montgomery emerged as playmakers in the second half, an ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Celebrities among all those long-suffering Chicago Cubs fans

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs are trying to do something that hasn't happened in the lifetime of anyone born in the last 108 years: win a World Series.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Indians add to list of top postseason ’pens

    TORONTO – By winning the AL Championship Series in five games, the Cleveland Indians not only captured a spot in the World Series, they also earned a ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Ryan, Rivers near top of list of QBs who don’t miss games

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – The opening question to Matt Ryan's weekly news conference made the quarterback nervous. When he was asked about his long strea ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Logano, others balance racing for win with playing it safe

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Joey Logano knows he is in the most precarious of positions heading to the Chase elimination race at Talladega, tied for the eight ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Rosberg, Hamilton in different places

    AUSTIN, Texas – Nico Rosberg sat slumped in his chair, exhausted and exasperated after another race and world title was taken away by Mercedes teammat ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Wade, Rondo bring some intrigue, if not title hopes

    CHICAGO – No matter how this season plays out, this much is clear about the Chicago Bulls: They're worth watching.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • NHL: Blackhawks' second line shows it is still one of the NHL's best

    Blackhawks winger Artemi Panarin was one-timing shots into the net Tuesday night. Linemate Patrick Kane used his slick stickhandling to score and set ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • SportShorts for Friday, Oct. 21, 2016

    The Reagan Middle School girls took second in the IESA Class 2A state cross country meet. Paige Stees led the Royals with a third-place finish in 11: ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 11:54 pm
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