Posts Tagged Illinois

Bergman throws 4 innings as Rockies beat White Sox 7-6

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Christian Bergman pitched four shutout innings to help the Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago White Sox 7-6 in spring training on Tuesday.

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Bears agree to 1-year deal with former 49ers DE McDonald

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears agreed Tuesday to a one-year contract with former San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald despite his having some brushes with the law.

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Horse racing season begins with new push for slots at tracks

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Another season of thoroughbred racing is beginning at Fairmount Park in southwestern Illinois, where racetrack officials hope a change in the governor’s office may bring an expansion of gambling.

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Cubs, rooftop owners in court Monday over Wrigley renovation

CHICAGO (AP) — A lawyer for rooftop clubs around Wrigley Field says the Chicago Cubs are illegally trying to drive his clients out of business by constructing a large video board at the stadium.

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Illini coach: Team didn’t finish tough or together

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Players and coaches share the blame for the collapse that left Illinois out of the NCAA Tournament and at home after a quick exit from the National Invitation Tournament, Illini coach John Groce said Monday.

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