Posts Tagged Illinois

White Sox pitching coach out with vertigo

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper has vertigo and will miss Monday night’s game against the Kansas City Royals.

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Jacksonville State preseason favorite to win OVC

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jacksonville State may be the happiest that quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo now is in the NFL. The Gamecocks, who lost the outright league title to Garoppolo and Eastern Illinois last year, are this preseason’s favorite in the Ohio Valley Conference.

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Bourbonnais prepares to feed hungry Bears and fans

In this July 16, 2014 photo, Steve Long, owner of the Warehouse Wood Grill in Bourbonnais, Ill., cuts steaks in preparation for the weekend. Restaurants and other businesses in Bourbonnais are getting ready for arrival of football fans when the Chicago Bears begin their training camp July 25 at Olivet Nazarene University. (AP Photo/ The Daily Journal, Tiffany Blanchette)

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) — You might not think local businesses would be happy about the prospect of hulking Bears roaming town, but when those bears are the kind that wear helmets and play at Soldier Field it is a different story.

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Dominguez has 4 RBIs; Astros beat White Sox 11-7

Houston Astros' Matt Dominguez, left, celebrates with Jose Altuve after the Astros defeated the Chicago White Sox 11-7 in a baseball game in Chicago on Sunday, July 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — Even with three errors, the Houston Astros managed to beat the Chicago White Sox 11-7 Sunday.

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Ruffalo brings energy message to NASCAR crowd

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Mark Ruffalo had a big smile on his face as he signed ticket stubs and posed for pictures at Chicagoland Speedway. A steady stream of fans approached the actor from all angles, but he made it look as if it was a small party with a bunch of old friends.

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