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Usain Bolt Sweeps Worlds, American Sets Decathlon Record
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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 record of 11, anchoring the Jamaican 4x100-meter relay team with free-flowing, giant strides that have made him an icon for the sport. Read »

4 hours ago
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... Read »

6 hours ago
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
Cubs Look to Make Statement on West Coast Trip

Cubs Look to Make Statement on West Coast Trip

Armed with a six and a half game lead and brimming with confidence, the Chicago Cubs will head west this week... Read »

Aug 25, 2015
ESPN Pulls Former Red Sox Star From Air After Posts Compare Muslims Extremists to Nazis

ESPN Pulls Former Red Sox Star From Air After Posts Compare Muslims...

ESPN has pulled Curt Schilling from the air after the former Red Sox and Phillies star posted a photo comparing... Read »

Aug 26, 2015
Video: Cubs,

Video: Cubs, "Perfect Strangers" Unite in Brilliant Mash-Up

What do you get when you mix an iconic 90's TV show set in Chicago with the cast of characters from the 2015 Chicago... Read »

Aug 25, 2015
Kris Bryant, Cubs Grace Cover of Sports Illustrated

Kris Bryant, Cubs Grace Cover of Sports Illustrated

The red-hot Chicago Cubs are capturing the attention of the baseball world, and Sports Illustrated is hopping on the... Read »

Aug 25, 2015
Bears, Urlacher Donate $50K to Coal City High School

Bears, Urlacher Donate $50K to Coal City High School

The Chicago Bears made a big donation to tornado-damaged Coal City High School on Monday, but to make the occasion... Read »

Aug 25, 2015
Meds, Alcohol Led to 'Inappropriate' Behavior: USC Coach

Meds, Alcohol Led to 'Inappropriate' Behavior: USC Coach

Southern California football coach Steve Sarkisian says a mixture of medication and alcohol led to his profanity... Watch »

Aug 25, 2015
NFL Files New Argument in Tom Brady Appeal

NFL Files New Argument in Tom Brady Appeal

The NFL filed a new argument Monday in the Tom Brady appeal. The letter, sent to Judge Richard Berman, questions the... Read »

Aug 25, 2015

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