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Iowa's Sawhill Leaves Team After Injury
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa defensive lineman John Sawhill is leaving the team because of an injury during preseason practice.
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Shanahan Protigis Meet as Bears Host Redskins
CHICAGO (AP) -- Mike Shanahan is about to get a close look at past and present protigis.
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Urlacher Discusses Knee Surgery
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher sees no reason why he'll have trouble rehabbing his surgically repaired left knee in time for the team's regular-season opener.
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Rams Plan to Stay Conservative for Game 2
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Coach Jeff Fisher might add a few more plays to the game plan for the St. Louis Rams' second preseason game.
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Steve McMichael Plans to Run for Mayor
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. (AP) -- Former Chicago Bears defensive lineman Steve McMichael says he wants to enter the political field after being a star on the football one.
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Local Sports Roundup 8/16/12
GHS Football Coach Ignores Western Big 6 Banquet
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Cardinals Beat Diamondbacks
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Adam Wainwright allowed two runs in six innings and the St. Louis Cardinals got home runs from David Freese and Allen Craig in a 5-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night.
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Garcia to Start Sunday; Molina Out 2-3 Games
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Left-hander Jaime Garcia will return to the St. Louis Cardinals' rotation Sunday, and the team will shift impressive rookie fill-in Joe Kelly to the bullpen.
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DeJesus Homers Twice to Lead Cubs Over Astros
CHICAGO (AP) -- David DeJesus homered twice, Justin Germano cruised through six innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the Houston Astros 7-2 on Wednesday.
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Dunn Hits 34th HR as White Sox Beat Toronto
TORONTO (AP) -- Adam Dunn hit his major league-leading 34th home run, Dayan Viciedo and DeWayne Wise also connected and the Chicago White Sox beat the Blue Jays 9-5 on Wednesday night, posting consecutive victories in Toronto for the first time in six years.
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Illini Rebuild Under Beckman with Key Pieces Back
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase and the Illini watched their season fall apart last year.
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Northwestern Aiming High Again
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- It has been more than six decades since Northwestern won a bowl game, and the current players were in elementary school when the 2000 team captured a share of the Big Ten title, the most recent one for the program.
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Hawkeyes Shake Things Up After Stale Stretch
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz doesn't mind if people think the Hawkeyes are boring.
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Rose: Finding Out ACL Was Torn Like Death
CHICAGO (AP) -- Derrick Rose says finding out he had a torn ACL was like death.
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Cubs Fire VP of Player Personnel
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs have fired vice president of player personnel Oneri Fleita.
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Kelly Strong as Cardinals Beat Diamondbacks
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Rookie Joe Kelly pitched into the seventh inning of what could be his final start before Jaime Garcia comes off the disabled list, and the St. Louis Cardinals got home runs from Matt Holliday and Jon Jay in an 8-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
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Cardinals Place Fuentes on Restricted List
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals have placed relief pitcher Brian Fuentes on the restricted list after the left-hander told the team he needed time off due to personal reasons.
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Astros Beat Cubs with 3-Run Homers
CHICAGO (AP) -- Brett Wallace and Fernando Martinez each hit three-run homers to back Lucas Harrell's eight strong innings and the Houston Astros beat the Chicago Cubs 10-1 on Tuesday night.
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Quintana Ends Winless Skid, White Sox Beat Toronto
TORONTO (AP) -- Jose Quintana snapped a five-start winless streak and the Chicago White Sox held off the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 Tuesday night for a rare victory at Rogers Centre.
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Rams Ex-No. 2 Pick Smith Battles for Playing Time
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Rams right tackle Jason Smith finds himself battling for playing time this summer with free agent signee Barry Richardson.
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New Packers Deal a Sign of Lang's Progress
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- For Green Bay Packers guard T.J. Lang, the razzing was meant in good fun -- relentless as it was.
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Smardzjia Strikes Out 11 as Cubs Beat Astros
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jeff Samardzija struck out a career high-tying 11 in seven innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the Houston Astros 7-1 on Monday night.
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Cubs Recall One, Option Another
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs have recalled right-handed reliever Michael Bowden and optioned lefty Brooks Raley to Triple-A Iowa.
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Single Gives Jays 3-2 Win Over White Sox
TORONTO (AP) -- David Cooper singled home the winning run in the 11th inning as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Chicago White Sox 3-2 on Monday night.
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Konerko Passes Post-Concussion Tests
TORONTO (AP) -- Chicago White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko has cleared a battery of post-concussion tests and will resume physical activity on Tuesday.
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Bulls Hire Hagen as Assistant GM
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls have hired New Orleans executive Brian Hagen as their assistant general manager.
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35 Medals for Big 10 at 2012 Summer Olympics
PARK RIDGE, Ill. (AP) -- More than 100 former and current Big Ten student-athletes and coaches represented 32 countries in 24 sports at the 2012 Olympic games, winning 35 medals.
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Bears LB Urlacher Has Knee Surgery
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears say Pro Bowl linebacker Brian Urlacher has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his left knee and still hopes to be ready for the season opener.
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After Dismal Start, Rams Coach Keeps it Positive
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- In the St. Louis Rams' first game under Jeff Fisher, they looked much like the team that's gone just 15-65 the past five seasons.
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Local Sports Roundup 8/13/12
District-205 Board considers WB6 change Monday night.
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