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LA Strikes 2024 Olympic Bid Deal With USOC: Report

LA Strikes 2024 Olympic Bid Deal With USOC: Report

Los Angeles is on track to be America's 2024 Olympic bidder, pending approval by the city council next week, The Associated Press reported. If the council approves the deal at a meeting Tuesday, the U.S. Olympic Committee will announce Los Angeles as its candidate for the... Read »

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 Fan Dies After Fall From Upper Deck at Braves Game

Fan Dies After Fall From Upper Deck at Braves Game

A fan died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field on Saturday night during a... Read »

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Bengals Beat Bears 21-10

Bengals Beat Bears 21-10

The Chicago Bears dealt with injuries and poor play all over the field on Saturday night as they fell 21-10 to the... Read »

Aug 29, 2015
Pennsylvania Beats Texas 3-2 at Little League World Series

Pennsylvania Beats Texas 3-2 at Little League World Series

Chayton Krauss hit an RBI single to right field to give Lewisberry, Pennsylvania, a 3-2 victory over Pearland... Read »

Aug 29, 2015
Bears vs. Bengals: 5 Players to Watch

Bears vs. Bengals: 5 Players to Watch

The Chicago Bears will play their most important game of the preseason on Saturday night against the Cincinnati... Read »

Aug 29, 2015
IndyCar Racer Justin Wilson Remembered at Race

IndyCar Racer Justin Wilson Remembered at Race

A moment of silence was observed in memory of Justin Wilson prior to the start of the NASCAR Xfinity race at Road... Read »

Aug 29, 2015
Illinois to Broadcast Football Games in Chinese

Illinois to Broadcast Football Games in Chinese

A surge in students from China has prompted the University of Illinois to add Chinese-language broadcasts of its... Read »

Aug 29, 2015
Usain Bolt Sweeps Worlds, American Sets Decathlon Record

Usain Bolt Sweeps Worlds, American Sets Decathlon Record

Dispelling two years of doubts, Usain Bolt won three sprint gold medals this week for an overall world championship... Read »

Aug 29, 2015
Vin Scully Says He Will Return Next Season to Call Dodgers Games

Vin Scully Says He Will Return Next Season to Call Dodgers Games

Vin Scully, the Dodgers' longtime broadcaster, will return next season to call the team's games, ABC Late Night host... Watch »

Aug 29, 2015
University of Illinois' Head Football Coach Fired

University of Illinois' Head Football Coach Fired

University of Illinois' head football coach Tim Beckman was dismissed Friday following allegations of player... Read »

Aug 28, 2015
Tomlinson Hits Grand Slam for 1st MLB HR, Giants Beat Cubs

Tomlinson Hits Grand Slam for 1st MLB HR, Giants Beat Cubs

Rookie Kelby Tomlinson hit a grand slam for his first career home run and Marlon Byrd added a three-run shot... Read »

Aug 28, 2015
Cubs Acquire Fernando Rodney in Trade

Cubs Acquire Fernando Rodney in Trade

The Chicago Cubs are rolling the dice with another veteran bullpen arm as they acquired reliever Fernando Rodney in... Read »

Aug 27, 2015
IndyCar Drivers Cross Golden Gate Bridge to Honor Justin Wilson

IndyCar Drivers Cross Golden Gate Bridge to Honor Justin Wilson

A motorcade of Indy car drivers drove across the Golden Gate Bridge Thursday to honor Justin Wilson, who succumbed... Watch »

Aug 28, 2015
Woman Files Suit Against Bulls Star Derrick Rose

Woman Files Suit Against Bulls Star Derrick Rose

A woman has filed a lawsuit against Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose, claiming he and two friends drugged and... Read »

Aug 27, 2015
Usain Bolt Taken Out by Segway After Winning Gold

Usain Bolt Taken Out by Segway After Winning Gold

Turns out, only a man on wheels can take down Usain Bolt. Shortly after the Jamaican great won a fourth 200-meter... Read »

Aug 27, 2015
Cubs' Six-Game Winning Streak Halted by Giants

Cubs' Six-Game Winning Streak Halted by Giants

Joe Maddon is all for having his young Chicago Cubs team tested in late August. What perfect preparation for the... Read »

Aug 27, 2015
Mayor Presents Jersey to Anthony Sandler, Hero Who Thwarted Train Attack

Mayor Presents Jersey to Anthony Sandler, Hero Who Thwarted Train...

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson thanked the hometown hero who helped stop a terror attack on a Paris-bound high-speed... Watch »

Aug 26, 2015
Report: McDonald Indicted on Rape Charges

Report: McDonald Indicted on Rape Charges

Former San Francisco 49'ers and Chicago Bears defensive end Ray McDonald was indicted on rape charges in Santa... Read »

Aug 26, 2015
Royal, Wilson Miss Bears Practice

Royal, Wilson Miss Bears Practice

The Chicago Bears keep getting hit with injuries at the wide receiver position, as Eddie Royal and Marquess Wilson... Read »

Aug 26, 2015
Cubs Break Out Rally Helmets in Win Over Giants

Cubs Break Out Rally Helmets in Win Over Giants

The Chicago Cubs may have to wear helmets to the plate, but the team took the helmet idea to another level in a win... Read »

Aug 26, 2015
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