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  • Phillips part of Public League football resurgence

    Phillips became the first Public League school in over 30 years to make it to a State Championship last season.  This season Phillips is a contender again, along with a growing number of Public League teams.

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    White Sox beat Mariners on a Throwback Thursday

    CHICAGO (AP) — Carlos Rodon took a shutout into the seventh inning, Adam Eaton had three hits and scored three runs, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Thursday night. Jose Abreu and Trayce Thompson had RBI doubles for Chicago, which wore throwback uniforms that debuted in 1976 and included white wide-collared untucked jerseys paired with navy blue pants and white socks. Thompson had two hits and Avisail Garcia had two RBIs for the White Sox, […]

  • Simeon has championship aspirations

    The High School football season kicks off this weekend.  Simeon is coming off a great season in 2014, advancing to the 8A Semifinals.  The Wolverines think last year’s season can be a momentum builder for this season.

  • Delle Donne hosts her Basketball Camp

    Chicago Sky All-Star Elena Delle Donne hosted the final session of her De11e Donne Elite Girls Basketball Camp earlier this week in Deerfield. Twenty girls between the ages of 11-17 had the opportunity to get one-on-one instruction from Delle Donne, the WNBA’s leading scorer, and go through many of the drills that Delle Donne uses for herself, drills she’s developed herself.

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    Bears getting thin at WR

    The Bears top four receivers did not practice Wednesday.  Eddie Royal started but could not finish practice because of a hip injury.  Alshon Jeffery (calf) and Marquis Wilson (hamstring) have not practiced all week, while Kevin White underwent surgery on his shin Sunday. Bears Head Coach John Fox did not say if either Jeffery, Wilson, or Royal would play Saturday at Cincinnati.

  • Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta delivers a pitch during the team's 2-0 win over the Cardinals at Wrigley Field on Wednesday afternoon.

    Cubs beat Braves, Arrieta gets 15th win

    CHICAGO (AP) — Jake Arrieta pitched six scoreless innings for his major league-leading 15th win, and Anthony Rizzo and Addison Russell homered to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 7-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night. Chicago snapped a three-game losing streak after winning nine straight and 15 of 16, with Arrieta (15-6) dominating on the mound and Rizzo and Russell supplying the power at the plate. Rizzo’s three-run drive capped a four-run third inning that saw Braves […]

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    White Sox salvage series finale in Anaheim

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jose Abreu capped a five-run fifth inning with a two-run double, getting the benefit of a video replay reversal, and the Chicago White Sox avoided a four-game sweep by the Los Angeles Angels with an 8-2 victory Thursday night. Jose Quintana (7-10) allowed two runs and eight hits over six innings and escaped a bases-loaded jam in the third. The left-hander struck out three and walked two — marking the 15th consecutive start in which he […]

  • Conway Farms preps for next month’s BMW Championship

    Conway Farms will host the BMW Championship for the second time next month, Dan Roan has more on the preparations taking place in Lake Forest.

  • CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 13: Kyle Schwarber #12 of the Chicago Cubs is congratulated after hitting a solo home run against the Milwaukee Brewers during the fifth inning at Wrigley Field on August 13, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)

    Cubs sweep Brewers, won 7 in a row, 13 out of 14

    CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Schwarber hit two homers and drove in four runs, Jon Lester won his fourth straight decision and the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-2 Thursday for their seventh victory in a row. Schwarber, Dexter Fowler and Anthony Rizzo each homered in the fifth inning as Chicago won for the 13th time in 14 games. The Cubs’ winning streak is their longest since 2011. The Cubs, holding the lead for the second NL wild-card spot, completed […]

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    Cubs win again, beat Brewers 6-3

    CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Rizzo and Jorge Soler each drove in two runs, Dan Haren picked up his first victory for the Cubs and Chicago won for the 11th time in 12 games, beating the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 Tuesday night. The Brewers, last in the NL Central, announced earlier in the day Doug Melvin is moving into an advisory role after 13 years as general manager. The Cubs, meanwhile, continue to roll. They started this three-game series on a winning […]

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