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Wrigley Field 10 Things To Know

Wrigley Field 10 Things To Know

This 1916 photo provided by the Chicago History Museum shows two men walking with a bear cub near third base on the field at Weeghman Park in Chicago, later to be named Wrigley Field, during a Cubs baseball game. It is one of the memorable moments in Wrigley Field history as the ballpark app…

April 07, 2014 6:37 pm

Major ramifications come with Northwestern union decision

VALPARAISO | The National Labor Relations Board delivered a decision last week that could dramatically alter the landscape for collegiate athletics across the country.

April 03, 2014 5:42 pm
Alex Ovechkin; T.J. Oshie

Alex Ovechkin; T.J. Oshie

United States forward T.J. Oshie is hit by Russia forward Alex Ovechkin during a men's ice hockey game Saturday at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The U.S. won 3-2 in a shootout.

February 17, 2014 6:41 pm
Meryl Davis, Charlie White

Meryl Davis, Charlie White

American ice dancers Meryl Davis, left, and Charlie White perform their free dance during the team figure skating event at the Winter Olympics. Davis and White finished first in their event Sunday, helping the U.S. team to a bronze medal.

February 09, 2014 4:42 pm
Cutting sports a growing trend at major colleges

Cutting sports a growing trend at major colleges

The meeting was brief. A few minutes tops.

December 22, 2013 9:00 pm
Ohio resident captures Valpo 13.1 title over Chesterton's Mitch Wilborn on windy course

Ohio resident captures Valpo 13.1 title over Chesterton's Mitch Wilborn on windy course

VALPARAISO | Two weeks ago, Chesterton junior Mitch Wilborn suffered a devastating blow after running at the New Prairie Semistate for the Trojans' cross country team.

November 10, 2013 4:45 pm Photos

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VU's Jessi Wiedemann

VU's Jessi Wiedemann

Valpo's Jessi Wiedemann is the team's second-highest returning scorer (4.6 ppg.).

November 09, 2013 5:59 pm
And the game is over for the Hammond FOP softball field

And the game is over for the Hammond FOP softball field

 HAMMOND | The softball field at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 51 is down to its final out.

October 23, 2013 7:30 pm
Course record falls at Chicago Marathon

Course record falls at Chicago Marathon

CHICAGO | Picturesque conditions led to a record-setting day at the Chicago Marathon on Sunday morning.

October 13, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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McClendon, touted Tigers must traverse minefield to win it all

McClendon, touted Tigers must traverse minefield to win it all

CHICAGO | Almost everyone believes the Detroit Tigers should be headed for greatness, playing to the end of October and snaring the Motor City’s third World Series title in 45 years.

October 02, 2013 6:00 pm

Calumet College wants to partner with E.C. schools to use athletic fields

EAST CHICAGO | The School City of East Chicago board is considering a partnership with Calumet College of St. Joseph that could allow Crimson Wave athletes to play and practice on East Chicago school soccer/track fields.

August 20, 2013 10:00 pm

Program focuses on athletics for students with disabilities

GARY | A free audio conference, "Athletic Opportunities for Students with Disabilities: Focus on Colleges and Universities," will be broadcast from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the main office of The Arc Northwest Indiana, 2650 W. 35th Ave.

August 17, 2013 12:00 am
Mark Buehrle

Mark Buehrle

Toronto Blue Jays starter Mark Buehrle pitches to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning Saturday in Toronto.

July 20, 2013 6:19 pm

School Board honors L.C. student-athletes

ST. JOHN | Lake Central High School athletics took center stage at Monday’s School Board meeting.

June 17, 2013 9:30 pm

Athletics became a way for E.C. youth to attend college

Before the Great Depression, there was little talk in the Calumet Region about high school graduates going on to college. That changed when outstanding athletes began breaking through and were followed by others from the high same school.

June 02, 2013 12:00 am
Young gay athletes set tone for NBA coming out

Young gay athletes set tone for NBA coming out

CHICAGO | You've probably never heard of Holly Peterson or Jonathan Jean-Pierre. One came out as a lesbian at age 15, when she was playing high school basketball. The other, a college rower, told his teammates last year that he's gay.

May 04, 2013 9:30 pm Photos

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Rajai Davis;  Conor Gillaspie

Rajai Davis; Conor Gillaspie

The Blue Jays' Rajai Davis, right, steals third base in front of White Sox third baseman Conor Gillaspie during the first inning of Thursday's game in Toronto.

April 18, 2013 8:43 pm
White Sox Blue Jays Baseball

White Sox Blue Jays Baseball

White Sox starting pitcher Jose Quintana struck out seven Toronto batters in 6 2/3 innings of Wednesday's 7-0 win.

April 17, 2013 9:06 pm

Registration ends Friday for soccer and flag football

HOBART | Registration ends today for the Hobart Family YMCA's Spring Youth Soccer and Youth Flag Football programs. Practice will begin the week of April 8.

March 29, 2013 12:00 am
Parents can establish good exercise habits with their kids

Parents can establish good exercise habits with their kids

It's more important now than ever to instill good exercise and nutrition habits into children at a young age, area health and fitness experts agree.

January 07, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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