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  • NBA: Butler, Wade lead Bulls to 111-105 win over Cavaliers

    CHICAGO – Jimmy Butler scored 26 points, Dwyane Wade had 24 and the Chicago Bulls beat LeBron James and the slumping Cleveland Cavaliers 111-105 on Fr ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Happy, healthy Stewart leaving NASCAR so he can race more

    LAS VEGAS – Tony Stewart sat in a casino ballroom wearing a coat and tie he no doubt wanted to rip off and brushed off a question about whether he was ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • SportShorts for Friday, Dec. 2, 2016

    Not only did Tiger Woods return to golf Thursday, he returned to being Tiger for a while. Hardly looking like a player who had not competed in 466 da ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • NFL: Cowboys hold on against Vikings for 11th straight win

    MINNEAPOLIS – Dez Bryant caught four passes for 84 yards and the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter, helping the Dallas Cowboys win their 11th s ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • NHL: Hossa's 12th goal gives Blackhawks 4-3 OT win over Devils

    CHICAGO – Marian Hossa scored his team-leading 12th goal through a screen at 1:31 of overtime to lift the Chicago Blackhawks to a 4-3 victory over the ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Wade a breath of fresh air

    Providing everything but dental X-rays, Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg, D.D.S., announced at the team shootaround Wednesday at the Advocate Center that Dwya ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • MLB players, owners reach tentative labor deal

    IRVING, Texas – Baseball players and owners reached a tentative agreement on a five-year labor contract Wednesday night, a deal that will extend the s ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Woods makes return to PGA after back surgeries, 15-month absence

    NASSAU, Bahamas – Everyone is watching, everyone is curious, and Jordan Spieth had the perfect view of Tiger Woods for his return to golf.
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Lakers make plays down stretch to win in Chicago

    CHICAGO – Julius Randle made a strong move against Nikola Mirotic for a tiebreaking layup with 45.1 seconds left, and the Los Angeles Lakers held off ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • SportShorts for Thursday, December 1, 2016

    NASCARDale Jr. feels he’s nearing returnA few months from believing he “may never race again” in NAS ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • SportShorts for Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016

    The Illinois Valley Volleyball Officials Association named Sterling its recipient of the sportsmanship award for the 2016 season.
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • NHL: Panik, Blackhawks beat Panthers 2-1 in shootout

    CHICAGO – Richard Panik raised his stick in the air with his left hand as he skated away from a defeated Roberto Luongo.
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • NBA: Bulls star wants to repay mentor with work ethic, leadership

    It's unfortunate the NBA schedule-makers placed the Lakers in New Orleans Tuesday night, or else Luol Deng and Jimmy Butler might've grabbed a late-ni ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • List of scary questions keeps growing for Bears

    Of course that's how things had to end Sunday at Soldier Field – with a well-thrown potential game-winning touchdown pass hitting Bears receiver Josh ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • NFL: Rodgers tosses 2 TDs, Packers beat Eagles 27-13

    PHILADELPHIA – Aaron Rodgers threw two touchdown passes to Davante Adams and the Green Bay Packers beat the Philadelphia Eagles 27-13 Monday night to ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:21 am
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