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  • Chicago Blackhawks having problems with Anaheim Ducks defense

    CHICAGO – Anaheim stars Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf and Ryan Kesler are drawing a lot of attention in the Western Conference finals. When the Ducks’ def ...
    May 26, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Soccer: Unlucky Sycamore falls to Freeport in sectional semifinal

    ROCKFORD – It was an unlucky day for the Sycamore girls soccer team in the Class 2A Boylan Sectional semifinal against Freeport. After 70 minutes, the ...
    May 26, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Soccer: Kaneland holds on for berth in sectional final

    ROCKFORD — The Kaneland girls soccer team may not have had very many chances against Prairie Ridge in the Class 2A Rockford Boylan Sectional semifinal ...
    May 26, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Five storylines to watch at Chicago Bears offseason training activities

    The Bears on Wednesday begin Phase Three of their offseason workout, the offseason's final four-week stretch prior to training camp.
    May 26, 2015 - 1:09 pm
  • Chicago White Sox shut down by Drew Hutchison in loss to Toronto Blue Jays

    TORONTO – Before the slumping White Sox faced the Blue Jays, Sox manager Robin Ventura said his team had to start playing “cleaner and better.”
    May 26, 2015 - 1:04 am
  • Chicago Cubs fall short in loss to Washington Nationals

    CHICAGO – The Cubs played good enough to win. The first-place Washington Nationals just played and pitched a bit better.
    May 26, 2015 - 1:01 am
  • Baseball–Class 3A Hampshire Regional: Kaneland outlasts Wheaton Academy, advances

    MAPLE PARK – The Kaneland baseball team had a simple strategy for the top of the seventh in their Class 3A Hampshire Regional first-round game Monday ...
    May 26, 2015 - 12:58 am
  • Hub Arkush: Chicago Bears had no choice but to release Ray McDonald

    First and foremost, I trust you all join me in praying that the woman and child or children involved in Ray McDonald’s most recent arrest are safe and ...
    May 26, 2015 - 12:54 am
  • Chicago Blackhawks rally, lose in OT to Anaheim Ducks

    ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Anaheim Ducks stumbled back to their dressing room after regulation in disbelief. Jonathan Toews had just scored two improbable ...
    May 26, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Prep softball playoff preview: Healthy Spartans confident headed into regional play

    The 22 runs the team scored and two wins it picked up wasn’t the biggest thing Sycamore softball coach Jill Carpenter saw Saturday in her Spartans in ...
    May 26, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Prep baseball playoff preview: Top-seeded DeKalb looks to win home regional

    Sometimes, IHSA regionals can be a little strange because of their sample size and early seeding. Th ...
    May 26, 2015 - 12:50 am
  • Hub Arkush: Chicago Bears must cut DE Ray McDonald now

    First and foremost, I trust you all join me in praying that the woman and child or children involved in Ray McDonald’s most recent arrest are safe and ...
    May 25, 2015 - 3:13 pm
  • Cubs finish road trip at .500 after another 1-run loss

    PHOENIX – The Cubs went 3-3 on their trip to the Southwest. Not great, Sunday's starter Jason Hammel said, but not awful either.
    May 24, 2015 - 9:19 pm
  • Ducks must shake off OT loss to Blackhawks before pivotal Game 5

    ANAHEIM, Calif. – After 17 grueling periods crammed into just four games, the Anaheim Ducks have no doubt they can play at hockey's highest level with ...
    May 24, 2015 - 8:44 pm
  • White Sox fall flat in 8-1 loss to Twins

    CHICAGO – A week ago, the White Sox believed they had turned around their season with a six-game winning streak.
    May 24, 2015 - 8:27 pm
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