Posts Tagged Chicago

NCAA says concussion settlement good for athletes

CHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA is hailing a settlement in a class-action concussions suit that creates a $70 million fund to diagnose current and former college athletes for possible brain injuries.

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Beijing, Chicago architects to design Lucas Museum

CHICAGO (AP) — Architects from Beijing and Chicago will design George Lucas’ new museum to be built along Chicago’s lakefront.

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Quinn proclaims Frank Thomas Day in Illinois

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a proclamation making Sunday Frank Thomas Day as the former Chicago White Sox slugger is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Cardinals sign veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski

CHICAGO (AP) — For A.J. Pierzynski, the opportunity for a fresh start with a perennial contender was too good to pass up.

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With Allen, Bears expect bigger things from ‘D’

Chicago Bears defensive end Jared Allen (69) smiles as he watches teammates during NFL football training camp at Olivet Nazarene University on Friday, July 25, 2014., in Bourbonnais, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) — He was the big prize, the sparkling centerpiece in the overhaul, except Jared Allen wasn’t really interested in shining the spotlight on himself on Friday.

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