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  • MLB: James Shields looks to find his groove with White Sox

    James Shields glided smoothly to his locker aboard one of the battery-powered scooters that have become all the rage in the White Sox clubhouse these ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Bryant’s career game sparks Cubs past Reds

    Kris Bryant became the first major leaguer to hit three homers and two doubles in a game, and Jake Arrieta added a solo shot in the ballpark where he ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Ledecky punches ticket to Games

    OMAHA, Neb. – USA Swimming has a straightforward system for selecting its Olympic team: the top two finishers in each event at the trials are the ones ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • Amid crisis, Games could be ‘big failure’

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Rio de Janeiro's acting governor warned Monday that the Olympic Games could be a "big failure," because of budget shortfalls that thr ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • Hoiberg insists he can work with Jimmy Butler

    CHICAGO – Called out by Jimmy Butler last season, Chicago Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg insisted Monday that he can still work with the two-time All-Star g ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • Durant, Anthony only Olympic veterans on roster

    NEW YORK – The U.S. has selected its 12-player basketball roster, led by Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony, with the goal of winning the Americans' thi ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • SportsShorts for Tuesday, June 28, 2016

    The Mendota Chamber of Commerce will hold a tennis tournament during the Sweet Corn Festival, Aug. 12-14. Junior players will take the court Aug. 12 w ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • Tennis: Tennis teacher ranked 772nd wins at Wimbledon; Federer next

    LONDON – Marcus Willis originally was scheduled to spend Monday teaching tennis to a group of 5-to-10-year-old kids, among others, at Warwick Boat Clu ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • Williams not worried about any Wimbledon pressure

    LONDON – Top-ranked Serena Williams hasn't won a Grand Slam since Wimbledon a year ago, but the 21-time major champion appeared confident about her ch ...
    June 27, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Free agent not surprised Blackhawks traded him, but sad to leave

    Andrew Shaw said he found out he was traded from the Blackhawks to the Canadiens “about 10 to 15 minutes” before the rest of the hockey world.
    June 27, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Can front office be trusted?

    At the end of a long day, Bulls general manager Gar Forman sounded grumpy.“There are so many false r ...
    June 27, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Stewart wins for first time in 84 races

    SONOMA, Calif. – For at least one weekend, Smoke was back. Tony Stewart returned to victory lane for the first time in 3 years in vintage fashion, re ...
    June 27, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Sale, White Sox top Toronto

    Chris Sale pitched eight innings of two-run ball to become the majors' first 13-game winner, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 ...
    June 27, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • U.S. assessing things after fourth-place finish

    GLENDALE, Ariz. – Jurgen Klinsmann thinks a fourth-place finish in the Copa America was a step in the right direction. U.S. Soccer Federation Presiden ...
    June 27, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • SportShorts for Monday, June 27, 2016

    BASKETBALLSummitt’s health deterioratingPat Summitt’s family said Sunday that the last few days have ...
    June 27, 2016 - 12:00 am
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