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U of I club hockey team looks for temporary home

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The Ice Arena at the University of Illinois won’t be able to open until at least mid-September because of mechanical problems. That will leave the school’s popular club hockey team looking for a new temporary home.

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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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Liverpool FC beats Olympiacos 1-0 in Champions Cup

Liverpool FC defender Jose Enrique, left, and Olympiacos forward Mathieu Dossevi (77) battle for the ball during the first half of an International Champions Cup soccer match in Chicago, Sunday, July 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — Raheem Sterling scored in the fifth minute in Liverpool FC’s 1-0 victory over Olympiacos on Sunday at Soldieer Field in the International Champions Cup.

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This Date In Baseball

1931 — Bob Fothergill of Chicago hit a home run and a triple in an 11-run eighth inning. The White Sox set an American League record by recording 12 hits in the inning and beat the New York Yankees 14-12.

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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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