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  • Iowa seeks answers at WR after losing star VandeBerg

    IOWA CITY, Iowa – Outside of senior Matt VandeBerg, Iowa's wide receivers have been mostly disappointing this season.
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Coghlan sparks Cubs past Pirates

    Chris Coghlan hit a three-run triple and John Lackey worked in and out of trouble over five innings, helping the Cubs beat the reeling Pirates 6-4 on ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Bye week could help Packers’ depleted defense

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – As coach Mike McCarthy excused his players late Monday afternoon for the start of their bye week, sentiments about having the break ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • A good half game has led to another 0-3 Bears start

    LAKE FOREST – After playing half a game of solid football for the third straight week, the Chicago Bears are searching for a way to play the full 60 m ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Sport Shorts for Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016

    Tevin Coleman rushed for three touchdowns, Matt Ryan passed for two TDs, and Deion Jones returned an interception 90 yards for a score to help the Atl ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • MLB roundup: Cubs take care of Pirates

    Javier Baez hit a grand slam and drove in a career-high six runs while major league ERA leader Kyle Hendricks pitched six scoreless innings as the Chi ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Bears can’t stop Dak

    Dak Prescott led scoring drives on all four Dallas possessions in the first half before throwing his first career touchdown pass, and the Cowboys beat ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Retiring catcher leads Cubs past Cards in home finale

    David Ross homered and teamed with Jon Lester for another scoreless performance, and the Chicago Cubs hurt St. Louis’ wild-card chances with 3-1
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Arrieta sharp in shutout as Chicago closes in on home-field advantage

    CHICAGO – Jake Arrieta almost certainly won't win a second straight NL Cy Young Award. He likely won't be the No. 1 or 2 postseason pitcher for the lo ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 7:42 pm
  • Driver grateful his Chase win no longer ‘tainted’

    LOUDON, N.H. – Martin Truex Jr. felt a bit uneasy as he settled into a seat in the NASCAR hauler where officials summon drivers accused of rules infra ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 7:41 pm
  • SportShorts for Saturday, September, 24, 2016

    Joe Meade has been named the coach of the West Carroll girls basketball team. Meade was hired by the district in July as a social studies teacher. He ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 7:41 pm
  • NFL: Back home, Packers look to get timing back against Lions

    GREEN BAY, Wis.– The Green Bay Packers need to get their timing back in the passing game. At their best, Jordy Nelson, Randall Cobb and the other rec ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 7:40 pm
  • Bulls begin camp with question marks

    A sports book last week set the Bulls ' over/under for victories at 38.5, which underscored the prevailing reaction from a smattering of NBA coaches a ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 7:40 pm
  • ig test provides welcome opportunity for Bears QB

    For the first time in recent memory, Brian Hoyer found himself fully tuned in to the NFL draft. It was the last weekend in April and the veteran quart ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 7:40 pm
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