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Wed, 03/14/2012
he Bears ended the first day of free agency by securing a new wide receiver, a new quarterback, a new linebacker and an old cornerback. And best of all, they still have a nice wad of cash in their pockets. The...
Fri, 03/09/2012
Illinois athletic director Mike Thomas has announced an 11 a.m. news conference, where he will likely announce the firing of men's basketball coach Bruce Weber.The Illini's season came to an end with a 64-61 first-round loss to Iowa in the Big Ten tournament on Thursday afternoon. Weber has gone 210-101 at Illinois but the Illini will miss the...
Thu, 03/08/2012
MILWAUKEE — Here's the thing about buzzer-beating game-winners: They turn everybody on the victorious side into kids again. So when Derrick Rose's 20-foot jumper splashed through the net as the clock hit double zero Wednesday night at Bradley Center to give the Bulls a pulsating 106-104 victory over the plucky Bucks, giddiness ensued...
Wed, 03/07/2012
ST. LOUIS — The Blackhawks got a lesson on just how tough — literally and figuratively — the Blues have become this season. Pushed around from the opening puck drop, the Hawks had their three-game winning streak unceremoniously snapped during a 5-1 thrashing Tuesday night at Scottrade Center as the Blues opened up a 12-point lead over them...
Mon, 02/27/2012
In sports, it’s about numbers. Leo High School won their latest track and field state title last May by one point. This marked the school’s sixth state championship. When Leo won its first state title in 1981, it became the first Catholic school to take the top trophy in track and field, and no other Catholic school in Illinois has done that...