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  • MLB: Cubs look to make big leap into contention

    CHICAGO – Standing in the shade on a beautiful afternoon in Arizona, Jon Lester embraced the question that hovers over the Chicago Cubs these days.
    March 30, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Sportshorts for Tuesday, March 31, 2015

    Dixon senior Laron Carr will continue his basketball career as a member of the Sauk Valley Skyhawks next season. He made that announcement on Monday, ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • NBA: Bulls' recent defensive improvement good sign for playoffs

    Saturday’s victory over the hapless Knicks accomplished two things for the Bulls:• It made Tom Thibo ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • IndyCar: Montoya has swagger back

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – There was a time when the edge to Juan Pablo Montoya was evident everywhere he went. His arrogance was on display as he walked ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Bryant sent to minors by Cubs; Union threatens litigation

    MESA, Ariz. – Third baseman Kris Bryant was reassigned by the Chicago Cubs to their minor league camp on Monday despite an outstanding spring training ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • NHL: Blackhawks get big victory over Kings

    CHICAGO – Defensemen Duncan Keith and Niklas Hjalmarsson scored 1:04 apart in the second period, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Los Angeles Kings ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Big additions spur big expectations

    CHICAGO – A decade removed from their most recent championship, the Chicago White Sox once again are eyeing a big season.
    March 30, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • White Sox’s Garcia want to make up for lost time

    GLENDALE, Ariz. – When Avisail Garcia considered before a workout at Camelback Ranch this week the additions the White Sox made this winter, he offere ...
    March 30, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Hamlin races to fifth win at Martinsville

    MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Denny Hamlin just needed a visit to Martinsville Speedway to get his racing team back on track.
    March 30, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • SportShorts for Monday, March 30, 2015

    Juan Pablo Montoya gave Team Penske a win Sunday in the season-opening race at St. Petersburg, where the driver showed how far he's come 1 year after ...
    March 30, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Walker holds off Spieth to win Texas Open

    SAN ANTONIO – Jimmy Walker made himself right at home on the Texas Open leaderboard.Walker won his h ...
    March 30, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Bulls’ Gasol fell into right place

    Pau Gasol made the right choice.That obviously was apparent before Gasol’s league-leading and career ...
    March 30, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Toews’ clutch goal lifts Blackhawks past Jets at U.C.

    WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Jonathan Toews knows style points don't matter much this late in the season. All that counts is getting the win.
    March 30, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Sportshorts for Saturday, March 28, 2015

    A federal judge is expected to rule any day in a lawsuit brought by owners of two Wigley rooftop businesses that seeks to stop the Cubs from erecting ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Golf: Area resident Jimmy Walker takes lead in Texas Open

    SAN ANTONIO – Jimmy Walker enjoyed a neighborly stroll at TPC San Antonio after a 35-minute drive from his suburban home.
    March 27, 2015 - 11:56 pm
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