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  • Matt Nagy all about the details as Bears begin minicamp

    LAKE FOREST – Details, details, details – that’s what Matt Nagy is focused on. “As little as just tucking your shirt in. No footballs on the ground. No helmets laying on the ground. Running from drill to drill or a fast jog,” noted Nagy. “It’s the little things that make this thing work.” The Bears new head coach was meticulous in his preparation for the team’s first practice and the players noticed. “I’m a people reader so my first thing […]

  • Arlington Heights native Doug Ghim relives Masters experience

    AUSTIN – University of Texas golfer Doug Ghim is an Arlington Heights kid. He went to Buffalo Grove High School and last week, played in the Masters. Ghim not only played, but was the only amateur to make the cut. He provided a couple of highlight reel shots with his dad carrying the bag. It doesn’t get much better than that. His trip to Augusta ended with a chip-in from the bunker at the 18th on Sunday in front of a […]

  • Blackhawks lose to Blues in Patrick Sharp’s final home game

    CHICAGO – Patrick Sharp got one final standing ovation at the United Center after spending the better part of eleven seasons with the Blackhawks. Following the game, Sharp told reporters he would be retiring after Saturday’s finale against the Winnipeg Jets. The team honored Sharp with a highlight video in the third period, and he waved his stick and tapped his heart to acknowledge the sustained roar from what was left of the announced crowd of 22,218. “It was a […]

  • White Sox game postponed due to cold, snow

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – It’s another day of rest for the White Sox. Sunday’s series finale against the Royals has been postponed due to looming winter weather. Local forecasts called for temperatures in the 20s and 30s with snow showers. The game will be made up Saturday, April 28th at 1:15pm as part of a day-night doubleheader. With a 2-0 record under their belt, the Sox head to Toronto for a three-game set Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday before coming home […]

  • Michigan beats Loyola in Final Four to end dream season

    SAN ANTONIO – The Ramblers run is over. Michigan handed Loyola its first loss since January to advance to the National Championship. Neither team could generate much offense in the early going. Michigan mustered up a 12-4 advantage the first 8 minutes, but Loyola clawed all the way back. The Ramblers went on a 9-0 run to regain the lead before entering the break with a seven point edge. A slew of turnovers allowed the Wolverines to get right back […]

  • Robin Lopez fined $25,000 for ‘verbally abusing’ refs in Miami

    NEW YORK – Robin Lopez is on the hook for $25,000 for “verbally abusing game officials and failing to leave the court in a timely manner,” according to NBA Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Kiki VanDeWeghe. The Bulls big man was ejected after picking up a pair of technicals with 8:43 remaining, ending his 13-point, six-rebound night. The Bulls dropped their seventh straight, making this the third losing streak that lasted at least that long for Chicago this season. […]

  • Sharks beat Blackhawks 4-3 in shootout for 8th straight win

    CHICAGO — Kevin Labanc scored the deciding goal in the fourth round of a shootout and the San Jose Sharks beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 on Monday night for their eighth straight victory. Labanc almost pulled to a stop in front of Chicago goalie Anton Forsberg, faked and then lifted in a nifty backhand. Logan Couture also connected in the tiebreaker for the surging Sharks, whose winning streak is their longest in seven years. Chicago’s Patrick Sharp tied it at […]

  • Loyola beats Kansas State to punch ticket to Final Four

    ATLANTA – Sister Jean’s prayers were answered, again. Loyola is headed to the Final Four. The Ramblers defeated Kansas State 78-62 in the first ever meeting between a 9-seed and an 11-seed. Loyola started off red hot for a change, shooting 80% from the field in the first 8 minutes of the game. The lead swelled to 12 at halftime following a 9-2 run into the break. When the Ramblers have a cushion at the half, they’re unbeatable this season […]

  • Bucks overcome sluggish start to beat Bulls 118-105

    CHICAGO — Shabazz Muhammad and fellow reserves Brandon Jennings and Tony Snell took care of the scoring with Milwaukee star Giannis Antetokounmpo sidelined by a sprained right ankle. Muhammad scored 21 points and the Bucks overcame another sluggish start to beat the Chicago Bulls 118-105 on Friday night. “The start of the game was a little bit rough for us,” interim coach Joe Prunty conceded. “But I loved what our bench did. They were impressive down the stretch. Good win.” […]

  • Craig Edwards from FanGraphs Baseball swings by Sports Feed

    CHICAGO – Opening Day is less than two weeks away and both sides of town have something to get excited about. With the World Series hangover in the rearview mirror, the Cubs drive for a fourth straight NLCS is about to begin. The White Sox might not be too far behind them as the rebuild ramps up on the South Side. FanGraphs Baseball’s Craig Edwards tosses in his two cents on the crosstown rivals in the latest edition of Sports […]