Posts Tagged Illinois

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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Flowers’ 3 hits, go-ahead RBI lead White Sox

Chicago White Sox's Tyler Flowers watches his RBI double during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros in Chicago, Saturday, July 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

CHICAGO (AP) — Even the Chicago White Sox relievers don’t know who will get the ball in the ninth inning.

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Le Toux’s PK ties game for Union against Fire 1-1

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Sebastien Le Toux scored on a penalty kick in the 91st minute and the Philadelphia Union came back to tie the Chicago Fire 1-1 on Saturday.

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