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    White happy to be on the field

    Kevin White spent his rookie season on the sideline, he’s healthy now and excited to be on the field, building chemistry with Jay Cutler and the rest of the offense.

  • Illinois guard Kendrick Nunn drives to the hoop on Purdue's Raphael Davis during the Illini's 84-70 win over the Boilermakers on January 10th.

    Illinois dismisses Kendrick Nunn

    By Shannon Ryan -CHICAGO TRIBUNE Illinois dismissed guard Kendrick Nunn from the basketball team on Tuesday following his guilty plea last week to a misdemeanor battery charge stemming from a domestic violence arrest. “We have not reached this decision easily,” athletic director Josh Whitman said in a statement. “We care deeply about Kendrick and want him to be successful. But after extensive deliberation, we think it best for our program to reaffirm our core values of trust and respect, to […]

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    Sox fall in 11 to Astros for 3rd loss in a row

    CHICAGO (AP) — Evan Gattis celebrated his return to the majors with a two-run homer in the 11th inning that lifted the Houston Astros over the Chicago White Sox 6-5 on Tuesday night. Astros rookie Tyler White hit a pair of solo shots for his first multihomer game and capped a three-hit night with a double. Jason Castro and Jose Altuve each drove in a run for Houston. Gattis, who returned from Double-A Corpus Christi earlier in the day, lined […]

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    Northwestern and Illinois golf teams heading to NCAA’s this week

    Rich King has the story on the Northwestern Women’s golf team and Illinois men’s golf teams as they head off to the NCAA Championships.

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    National Golf Instruction Day

    May 4th was National Golf Instruction Day, Dan Roan has the story from Cog Hill.

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    Naperville North’s Pendergast named Prep Athlete of the Month

    Naperville North’s Judy Pendergast named the Tribune/WGN Prep Athlete of the Month for April.  Lauren Magiera has her story.

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    White Sox drop game and series to Red Sox

    CHICAGO (AP) — Dustin Pedroia, Hanley Ramirez and Jackie Bradley Jr. homered to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 7-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night. The Red Sox won for the ninth time in 11 games and took two of three in this series between AL division leaders, although this was anything but a thing of beauty. The teams combined to strand 21 runners and draw 16 walks. But the East-leading Red Sox came up […]

  • Cubs

    Cubs sweep Pirates, first team to 20 wins

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Zobrist hit a three-run home run, Anthony Rizzo also connected and Jon Lester worked out of a pair of jams to lead the Chicago Cubs over the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-2 Wednesday for a three-game sweep. Zobrist’s third-inning homer put Chicago ahead after center fielder Andrew McCutchen dropped Rizzo’s two-out liner for an error. With its seventh win in eight games, Chicago improved to a major league-best 20-6. The Cubs has won seven straight road games and […]

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    Shaw hopes to return next season

    The Blackhawks could feel the squeeze of the NHL Salary Cap again this offseason.  Andrew Shaw is a Restricted Free Agent the Hawks would like to keep but may not be able to because of the cap. Shaw who has spent his entire career with the Blackhawks, winning two Stanley Cups says he would like to stay.

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    Kane gets game winner in 2nd OT, Blackhawks force Game 6

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Patrick Kane scored on a backhander early in the second overtime and the Chicago Blackhawks avoided first-round elimination with a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues early Friday. The game winner was the first goal in the series by the defending Stanley Cup winners’ stars, Kane and Jonathan Toews. Both assisted on Artemi Panarin’s goal in the final second of the second period for a 3-1 lead. Kane, who led the NHL in scoring with […]


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