Posts Tagged Illinois

Reds lose 3-0 to Wood, Cubs

Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Johnny Cueto bounces a rosin bag off his arm in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

CINCINNATI (AP) — Johnny Cueto was upset. Not by the lack of run support from the Cincinnati Reds. It was the rain that bothered the ace right-hander.

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Beckham happy for ‘clean slate’ with Angels

Los Angeles Angels' Gordon Beckham, right, blows a bubble after being called out on strikes from Oakland Athletics' Jon Lester in the second inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

CHICAGO (AP) — Gordon Beckham kept hearing that the White Sox might trade him. And even though he liked being in Chicago, he’s glad they did.

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Bears have question marks on defense

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson passes the ball as Chicago Bears defenders move in during the first half of a preseason NFL football game, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears know who’s backing up starting quarterback Jay Cutler. Now they’d like to know their defense is backing up their offense.

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Chicago team defies the odds with run in LLWS

New York Mets' Curtis Granderson gives a thumbs-up as he wears a jersey from Great Lakes Region-champion Jackie Robinson West All Stars Little League team prior to the Mets' baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. The Jackie Robinson team advanced Saturday to meet South Korea in Sunday's championship game of the Little League World Series. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The kids from Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West defied the odds with their run in the Little League World Series.

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Chicago cheers on South Side Little Leaguers

Chicagoans Beverly Harris, left, and Kameron Betton, are worried as they watch the Jackie Robinson West team in their last at bat in the Little League World Series  as they watched at the Salvation Army Kroc Community Center in Chicago Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. The Jackie Robinson West team lost to South Korea 8-4.  (AP Photo/Sun-Times Media, Kevin Tanaka)  MANDATORY CREDIT, MAGS OUT, NO SALES

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago cheered on the hottest sports team in town on Sunday and, for the day at least, it wasn’t a team called the Bears, White Sox, Cubs, Bulls or Blackhawks.

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