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  • Why did it take so long for teams, NFL to act?

    The Minnesota Vikings and Carolina Panthers have gotten it right now by placing Adrian Peterson and Greg Hardy on the commissioner’s exempt list, a sp ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Bears’ defense rises to the occasion vs. 49ers

    LAKE FOREST – Before their injury-fueled tailspin began last season, the Bears’ run defense held its first three 2013 opponents – Cincinnati, Minnesot ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • MLB roundup:

    Adam Wainwright posted his 19th win, pitching a shutout as St. Louis beat Milwaukee 2-0 in St. Louis to hold its 2 1/2-game edge in the NL Central.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • SportShorts for Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

    NFLLeague changes drug policyMore than 3 years after the NFL and NFLPA agreed on the latest collecti ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Vikings bar Peterson from all team activities

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings owners are scheduled to address their middle-of-the-night decision to put Adrian Peterson on hiatus.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 9:40 am
  • SportShorts for Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    NFLBears promote Frey, RossThe Bears on Tuesday promoted cornerback Isaiah Frey from the practice sq ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Horschel outside looking in at Ryder Cup

    ATLANTA – Tom Watson didn't appear to be kicking himself.On the day after Billy Horschel posted his ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • NASCAR: Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR's Tony Stewart

    The decision whether to charge three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • MLB roundup: Arrieta on target

    Jake Arrieta took a no-hit bid into the eighth inning before giving up Brandon Phillips' one-out double, the only blemish for the Chicago Cubs pitcher ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • NFL: Loss of Tillman a severe blow to Bears’ D

    Anyone who watched the full 60 minutes of the Bears’ stirring come-from-behind victory over the 49er ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • LOCAL GOLFVeterans playday held Sept. 6The 23rd annual Dixon Veterans playday was held Sept. 6 at Ed ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Rizzo right on in return

    Anthony Rizzo capped his return to the Cubs lineup with a walk-off home run in the ninth inning that gave Chicago a 1-0 win over the Reds on Monday ni ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Domestic violence experts added as NFL advisers

    NEW YORK (AP) — Three experts in domestic violence will serve as consultants to the NFL.Commissioner ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 3:30 pm
  • Vikings reinstate Peterson despite abuse charge

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Adrian Peterson is coming back to the Minnesota Vikings two days after he was charged with child abuse for using a wooden s ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 3:32 pm
  • Vikings miss Peterson in 30-7 loss to Patriots

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The face of the franchise was nowhere to be found as the Minnesota Vikings flailed away against the New England Patriots on Sunday, ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:19 am
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