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Bulls, Noah Talk Extension
CHICAGO (AP) -- Center Joakim Noah and the Chicago Bulls are discussing a possible contract extension and hope to have an agreement by the start of the season.
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Quinn: NASCAR Race in IL Could Add 500 Jobs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Gov. Pat Quinn says he's excited for the potential economic impact of NASCAR's Sprint Cup championship opening race at Chicagoland Speedway.
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Rescued IL Racehorse Enjoying Retirement
MILLSTADT, Ill. (AP) -- An Illinois horse that narrowly escaped a trip to a Mexico slaughterhouse and became a Chicago-area racehorse is now retired.
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Cards/Marlins Game Postponed
MIAMI (AP) -- The final game of the St. Louis Cardinals' series at Florida has been postponed because of rain. No makeup date was immediately announced.
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Reds Beat Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Joey Votto and Jonny Gomes scored four runs apiece to back a strong start by Travis Wood, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 11-4 on Sunday for their ninth win in 11 games.
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Cubs Skipper Tends to Ailing Mother
CHICAGO (AP) -- Manager Lou Piniella was headed to Florida to tend to his ailing mother and was not accompanying the Chicago Cubs on their trip to San Francisco.
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Orioles Beat White Sox
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Jeremy Guthrie outpitched Mark Buehrle, and the surging Baltimore Orioles beat the Chicago White Sox 4-3 for their fifth win in six games under new manager Buck Showalter.
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Chicagoland Speedway to Open NASCAR's 2011 Chase
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- NASCAR will open the 2011 Chase for the Sprint Cup championship at Chicagoland Speedway.
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Juan Pablo Wins at Watkins Glen
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) -- Juan Pablo Montoya has won the Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International.
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Cowboys Beat Bengals in Hall of Fame Game
CANTON, Ohio (AP) -- The Dallas Cowboys forced four turnovers, got three field goals from David Buehler and an interception return for a touchdown by Brandon Sharpe for a 16-7 victory over Cincinnati in the Hall of Fame game Sunday night.
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Players Injured During NFL Hall of Fame Game
CANTON, Ohio (AP) -- Cincinnati Bengals running back Brian Leonard and Dallas Cowboys tight end John Phillips are among several players injured Sunday night in the Hall of Fame game.
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Kotsay's Triple in 11th Sends Sox Over Tigers
DETROIT (AP) -- Mark Kotsay hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning, then lined a two-run triple in the 11th that sent the Chicago White Sox past the Detroit Tigers 6-4 Thursday.
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Site in Mesa Could Be Cubs New Home
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- With plans for the Mesa Waveyard development stalled, a Loop 202 site for a Chicago Cubs spring training complex is gaining attention.
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Fan Dies on Field Before Dodgers Game
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A baseball fan participating in Mormon Community Night at Dodger Stadium has died after collapsing on the field during batting practice.
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Bears Believe Tice is Right for O-Line
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) -- Before they hired an offensive coordinator, the Chicago Bears turned to Mike Tice to turn around a struggling line.
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Business As Usual for Viking QB's
MANKATO, Minn. (AP) -- While Brett Favre waffles in Mississippi, his presumptive teammates are sweating through training camp in Minnesota.
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NIU Center Granted Release
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) -- Northern Illinois has given center Sean Kowal his release, ending a dispute over the player's decision to obtain a graduate degree at another school.
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Female Head Football Coach Ready for 1st Practice
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The woman thought to be the only female head coach of a varsity high school football team is ready for her first practice.
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Book Depicts History of IL High School Football
To coincide with the start of the 2010 Illinois high school football season, a longtime high school sports writer is releasing a book on the history of the sport in Illinois.
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Carpenter and Pujols Slow Down Astros
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Albert Pujols hit a three-run homer and Chris Carpenter slowed the Houston bats in the St. Louis Cardinals' 8-4 victory over the Astros on Wednesday night.
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Cubs Beat Brewers to Snap Skid
CHICAGO (AP) -- Geovany Soto homered and had five RBIs, pinch-hitter Aramis Ramirez capped a six-run sixth inning with a three-run shot, and the Chicago Cubs snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 15-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday.
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Jackson Wins White Sox Debut, Beats Tigers
DETROIT (AP) -- Edwin Jackson won his debut with the White Sox, and Paul Konerko and Carlos Quentin homered as Chicago beat the Detroit Tigers 4-1 Wednesday night.
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White Sox Call Up Reliever
DETROIT (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox purchased the contract of reliever Chris Sale from Triple-A Charlotte before Wednesday's game against the Detroit Tigers.
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Texas Rangers Step Closer to Exiting Bankruptcy
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- The Texas Rangers are stepping closer to getting out of federal bankruptcy protection.
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So Far, Nothing But Praise Between Cutler, Martz
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) -- So far, it's nothing but sweet talk.
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Bears Sign DL
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have signed defensive lineman Maurice Evans to a two-year contract and released punter Richmond McGee.
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Rams Confident They Made Right Investment
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- It's been five days since No. 1 draft pick Sam Bradford signed his deal with the St. Louis Rams that guarantees him $50 million.
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Wildcat to Become a Charger
Carl Sandburg College volleyball head coach Todd Winkler has announced that Meredith Beoletto, Fairview, has committed to play volleyball for the Chargers during the 2010-11 season.
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West Central Grad to Play Golf for CSC
Carl Sandburg College men's golf head coach K.C. Harding has announced the signing of Brandon Gotaas, Oquawka, to the 2010-11 roster.
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CSC Signs Blue Bullett to Play Soccer
Carl Sandburg College women's soccer head coach Jim Carothers has announced the signing of Rebecca Vaughn, Knoxville, to the 2010 roster.
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