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  • MLB roundup: Hendricks shines as Cubs sweep Padres

    Major league ERA leader Kyle Hendricks pitched six effective innings and the Chicago Cubs finished off a three-game sweep, beating the Padres 6-3 on W ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • Top players now on board with Olympic golf

    FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – This is one time Rory McIlroy says he was happy to be mistaken.McIlroy was among ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • Tennis: U.S. tennis player Keys feels both young, wise

    Madison Keys is ranked in the top 10 in the world, a Grand Slam semifinalist who just played for an Olympic bronze medal and has earned career prize m ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • PGA player of the year award is up for grabs

    FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – The Olympics are over. The Ryder Cup in on the horizon.In between is a $10 milli ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • MLB: Rodon mows down Phillies

    Carlos Rodon threw 6 2/3 scoreless innings, Jose Abreu homered for a third straight game, and the White Sox beat the slumping Phillies 9-1 on Tuesday ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • D-lineman’s comfort with Fox’s style makes him key cog

    LAKE FOREST – Mitch Unrein is finally comfortable. Well, as comfortable as someone can be in the NFL on a 2-year contract. That’s the way he describe ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Sport Shorts for Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016

    The White Sox have activated outfielder Avisail Garcia off the 15-day disabled list. Chicago made room on the 25-man roster Tuesday by optioning outfi ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • Packers receiver gets cheers as he runs routes in practice

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – Jordy Nelson's return to practice was greeted with big cheers as the Green Bay Packers got one of their big playmakers back.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • Ascent hasn’t been easy for the Cubs’ 2015 draft picks

    Despite the quick ascents of Kris Bryant and Kyle Schwarber, there's often a gradual growing process for virtually all of the Cubs' minor league playe ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • White Sox veteran grew up with hockey in his blood

    When he was a kid, there was something about having an object hurtling toward him at 100 mph that appealed to Justin Morneau.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • The simple fix for golf in the Olympics may not be so simple

    RIO DE JANEIRO – For all the praise of golf's return to the Olympics, there was no shortage of suggestions to make it better. The easy fix is to intro ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 10:56 pm
  • IndyCar: Will Power wins IndyCar race at Pocono; closes points gap

    LONG POND, Pa. – Will Power chalked up his latest milestone to experience. There's nothing like it with a championship on the line.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 10:56 pm
  • Sport Shorts for Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016

    Shady Oaks Country Club near Amboy will hold its annual Top Gun Scramble on Sunday, Oct. 2, starting at 9 a.m.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 10:56 pm
  • Jeffery’s improvement a key for Bears’ offense

    The Bears practiced at Halas Hall on Sunday and took Monday off before diving into a regular season-like routine for their third exhibition game.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 10:56 pm
  • Sport Shorts for Monday, Aug. 22, 2016

    Cole Ruckman and Jackson Jeffery combined to shoot a 71 to take top honors in the Rockford Jefferson Invitational on Saturday at Atwood Golf Course in ...
    Aug. 21, 2016 - 11:49 pm
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