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This Date In Baseball

1925 — Ted Lyons lost his bid for a no-hitter when Bobby Veach singled with two outs in the ninth inning. The Chicago White Sox routed the Washington Senators 17-0.

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Wallenda: Spectacle, legacy inspire Chicago walk

Daredevil Nik Wallenda poses for a portrait on the roof of the Leo Burnett Building in downtown Chicago, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Wallenda said his next tightrope walk will be more than 50 stories high from one high-rise building to another over the Chicago River. Wallenda, 35, will attempt the feat on Nov. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — Nik Wallenda is all about spectacle, a showman who crossed Niagara Falls and an Arizona gorge on a high wire and now has his sights on Chicago’s iconic skyscrapers — partly because of the city’s reputation for being windy.

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Hendriks wins again, pitches Cubs past Reds

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 in Chicago.  (AP Photo/David Banks)

CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Hendricks kept up his impressive rookie season, pitching seven strong innings as the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-1 Wednesday night for a sweep.

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Hendriks hit hard, pulled early as Royals lose 7-5

Kansas City Royals pitcher Liam Hendriks throws to a batter in the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Liam Hendriks’ abbreviated start forced Royals relievers to work six innings, and that didn’t work out very well.

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Bears promote Frey, Ross from practice squad

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have promoted cornerback Isaiah Frey and receiver Rashad Ross from the practice squad.

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