Posts Tagged Illinois

Toews scores 2 to help Blackhawks beat Hurricanes 5-2

Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (19) celebrates his goal against the Carolina Hurricanes during the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, March 2, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles)

CHICAGO (AP) — After practice the previous day, Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews said his teammates were capable of stepping up and “filling the void” created by the loss of injured leading scorer Patrick Kane.

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Cubs to ask to work around the clock on Wrigley Field

Construction of the left field bleachers and new video board continues while the Chicago Cubs' press forward on renovations to Wrigley Field as opening day approaches Monday, March 2, 2015, in Chicago. Chicago Cubs officials plan to ask the city for permission to work around the clock to speed up Wrigley Field renovations. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — When the Chicago Cubs open their season at Wrigley Field next month, players and fans alike may feel a bit like a homeowner who lives in a house where workers are tearing apart the kitchen.

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Bulls’ Butler out 3 to 6 weeks

Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler (21) has his shot blocked by Los Angeles Clippers guard Jamal Crawford (11) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago, on Sunday, March 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes)

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls say guard Jimmy Butler will miss three to six weeks because of a sprained ligament in his left elbow and join the injured Derrick Rose on the sideline.

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Former college baseball coach Gordie Gillespie dies at 88

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Gordie Gillespie, one of the winningest coaches in college baseball history who also had success coaching football and basketball, has died. He was 88.

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Chris Paul, DeAndre Jordan lead Clippers past Bulls 96-86

Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul (3) reacts after making a three point basket against the Chicago Bulls during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago, on Sunday, March 1, 2015. The Clippers won 96-86. (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes)

CHICAGO (AP) — DeAndre Jordan’s rebounding was too much for the short-handed Chicago Bulls.

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