Posts Tagged Illinois

For Bears chairman, plenty to second guess in McDonald case

Chicago Bears Chairman of the Board George H. McCaskey speaks with the media regarding the release of defensive end Ray McDonald after an NFL football organized team activity at Halas Hall, Wednesday May 27, 2015, in Lake Forest, Ill. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears chairman George McCaskey says he has repeatedly second-guessed his decision to approve the Ray McDonald signing and asked himself what he could have done differently.

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Russell double gives Cubs 3-2 win over Nationals

Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo, left, hugs Addison Russell after Russell's game winning double off Washington Nationals relief pitcher Matt Grace during the ninth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Chicago. Jonathan Herrera scored on the play giving the Cubs a 3-2 win. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — The moment Kris Bryant made contact, just about everyone in the Cubs’ dugout rose to take a look.

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Nationals lose 3-2 to Cubs

Washington Nationals relief pitcher Matt Grace walks off the field after giving up the game winning hit to Chicago Cubs' Addison Russell after a baseball game Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Chicago. The Cubs won 3-2. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — The Washington Nationals had just grabbed a one-run lead when Kris Bryant erased it with a mammoth home run.

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Ducks Ds causing problems for Blackhawks

Anaheim Ducks left wing Patrick Maroon (19) is surrounded by his teammates after scoring against the Chicago Blackhawks in the third period in Game 5 of the Western Conference final of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Monday, May 25, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif. Anaheim won 5-4 in overtime. (Michael Goulding/The Orange County Register via AP)

CHICAGO (AP) — Anaheim stars Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf and Ryan Kesler are drawing a lot of attention in the Western Conference finals. When the Ducks’ defensemen join the attack, it presents a big problem for the Chicago Blackhawks.

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New investigation launched into Illinois player allegations

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois hired a Chicago law firm Tuesday and asked it to launch a second investigation into accusations of mistreatment made by the parents of former women’s basketball players.

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