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Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 11:21 PM CDT

Sale Returns But Cubs Beat Sox 3-1

Sale Returns But Cubs Beat Sox 3-1

Chris Sale returned from his jersey-trashing suspension and threw six effective innings, but John Lackey outpitched him and Aroldis Chapman got the final four outs to save the Cubs' 3-1 victory over the...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 10:42 PM CDT

Naperville's Kevin Cordes Bringing the Unconventional to Rio

Naperville's Kevin Cordes Bringing the Unconventional to Rio

Naperville native Kevin Cordes’ journey to becoming an Olympic swimmer all started with a little twist of fate.

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Russian Weightlifters Banned From Rio Olympics for Doping

Russian Weightlifters Banned From Rio Olympics for Doping

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) All of Russia's weightlifters were banned from the Rio Olympics on Friday for doping for what the international federation called "extremely shocking" results that brought the sport into...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 09:44 PM CDT

Volleyball Cross Training Leads Basketball Player to Olympics

Volleyball Cross Training Leads Basketball Player to Olympics

A sport that started as cross training for basketball shortly became a sport that would send Bartlett native Kelsey Robinson to the Olympics.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 08:20 PM CDT

Venus Williams Out of Rogers Cup in Montreal

Venus Williams Out of Rogers Cup in Montreal

Sixth-seeded Venus Williams tumbled out of the Rogers Cup in the third round Thursday night, falling 6-1, 6-7 (2), 6-3 to 10th-seeded Madison Keys in an all-American match.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 03:27 AM CDT

US Hoops Partnership Forged by 'Lunch-Bucket' Guys

US Hoops Partnership Forged by 'Lunch-Bucket' Guys

Nearly every time coach Mike Krzyzewski and USA Basketball boss Jerry Colangelo stage a reunion in their hometown, there's plenty of backslapping, a trophy gleaming in the background and the only thing they have...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 06:57 PM CDT

Eagles Long Snapper Advances to 'AGT' Semifinals

Eagles Long Snapper Advances to 'AGT' Semifinals

Veteran Eagles long snapper Jon Dorenbos will have to juggle training camp and "America's Got Talent" after dazzling the judges and earning enough votes to reach next week’s semifinals.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 12:28 PM CDT

Wrestler Jordan Burroughs Looks to Win Big in Rio

Wrestler Jordan Burroughs Looks to Win Big in Rio

The reigning gold Olympic medalist in freestyle wrestling, Jordan Burroughs is likely one of the favorites to win big in Rio. "I want to have exceptional goals," the Olympic wrestler said in a sponsored video...

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 10:15 AM CDT

Russia Says Taekwondo Team Approved for Rio Olympics

Russia Says Taekwondo Team Approved for Rio Olympics

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia says its taekwondo team has been approved to compete at the Rio Olympics against the backdrop of the country's doping scandal.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 09:00 AM CDT

Olympians Make Sure to Bring Special Items to Rio

Olympians Make Sure to Bring Special Items to Rio

CHICAGO (AP) — Long before the Olympics, Kami Craig was just another homesick kid at her first travel water polo tournament. She called her mom, Dale, and mothers being who they are, she drove from Santa Barbara...

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