Posts Tagged Chicago

Cubs look to make big leap into contention

In this March 14, 2015, photo provided by the Las Vegas News Bureau, Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant, right, celebrates with a teammate after hitting a home run in the third inning of a spring training baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Las Vegas. The last crown they wore came in 1908, before Wrigley Field was built. Now, as the old ballpark gets renovated, the franchise is being refurbished, too. (AP Photo/Las Vegas News Bureau, Steve Spatafore, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — Standing in the shade on a beautiful afternoon in Arizona, Jon Lester embraced the question that hovers over the Chicago Cubs these days.

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Walker runs shutout streak to 18 innings, Mariners top Cubs

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Taijuan Walker extended his flawless spring to 18 scoreless innings, and Mike Zunino homered for the Seattle Mariners in a 3-2 victory Wednesday night over the Chicago Cubs.

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Loyola Chicago wins CBI semifinal

CHICAGO (AP) — It’s been more than 50 years since Loyola Chicago played for any postseason championship.

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Oprah Winfrey selling furniture, paintings in auction

In this Feb. 21, 2015 file photo, Oprah Winfrey arrives at the 30th Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers announced Tuesday, March 24, 2015, that Winfrey will sell paintings, furniture, designer clothing and other items from her Chicago residence at auction next month. The auction house says proceeds will benefit the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

CHICAGO (AP) — Oprah Winfrey will auction off paintings, furniture, designer clothing and other items from her Chicago residence next month.

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McCartney, Metallica to headline Chicago’s Lollapalooza 2015

In this Feb. 14, 2015 file photo, Paul McCartney and his band perform in New York. McCartney will be among 130 acts at this year's Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago. It will be his first appearance at Lollapalooza. The festival, to take place July 31 to Aug. 2, marks its 11-year anniversary in Chicago's Grant Park. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

CHICAGO (AP) — Paul McCartney, Metallica and Sam Smith will be among 130 acts at this year’s Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago.

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