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  • MLB: White Sox spending spree done with eye toward sustained success

    The question on everyone’s minds while watching the White Sox spend so freely this offseason is this: Why is chairman Jerry Reinsdorf suddenly busting ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Sportshorts for Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

    The Duis Center will host an indoor fitness triathlon on Saturday, Jan. 17 starting at 8 a.m. Individuals or teams of four will compete in 20 minutes ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • Wild finish goes Blackhawks’ way in Chicago

    CHICAGO – Patrick Kane scored a tiebreaking power-play goal with 3:28 left, and the Chicago Blackhawks bounced back to beat the Minnesota Wild 5-3 on ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • NFL: Saints grabs South lead by beating Bears

    CHICAGO – Drew Brees and the Saints found a cure for their problems – playing the Bears. Brees threw for 375 yards and three touchdowns, and New Orle ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Lester hoping to usher in new era of success

    CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester says he believes in the Chicago Cubs’ plan and is ready to try to help bring them their first championship since 1908.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Sportshorts for Tuesday, December 16, 2014

    MLBCubs take chance on MotteThe Chicago Cubs have agreed to a one-year contract with free agent reli ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • NBA: Bulls fall to Hawks

    ATLANTA – The Atlanta Hawks have shown they can beat up on the NBA's weaker teams. This time, they took down one with a more impressive resume.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • Tough weeks for both Bears, Saints

    LAKE FOREST – If the New Orleans Saints are looking for comfort, they can take some in this: Their week was almost smooth compared to their opponent's ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Packers can’t come up with big plays on the road

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. – Aaron Rodgers, Jordy Nelson and the Green Bay Packers may have watched home-field advantage in the playoffs slip through their fi ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • SportShorts for Monday, December 15, 2014

    COLLEGE BASKETBALLIllini lose to Ducks at United CenterRayvonte Rice scored a game-high 29 points, b ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Lions seize share of NFC North lead

    Matt Prater’s 33-yard field goal with 3:38 remaining lifted Detroit to a 16-14 victory against the visiting Vikings, and into a tie for first place in ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Blackawks extinguish Flames with late goal

    CHICAGO – Brandon Saad scored with 7:03 left in the third period, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Calgary Flames 2-1 on Sunday night for their 12t ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Bulls find a way to beat the Heat

    MIAMI – Derrick Rose was fouled on a fast break, staggered off the court, and kept going out a tunnel.
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 11:40 pm
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