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Departing Dunn earns praise as slugger Wilkins takes his place

CHICAGO | The praise for Adam Dunn far outranked the regrets for his failures Sunday as perhaps the biggest free-agent bust in White Sox history was traded to the Oakland Athletics for minor-league pitcher Nolan Sanburn.

August 31, 2014 4:00 pm
NFL sideline tech inches forward, still no video

NFL sideline tech inches forward, still no video

NEW YORK | NFL teams used to take Polaroid pictures of plays from atop the stadium during games then send them down to the field on a rope.

August 03, 2014 5:20 pm Photos

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GOLF NOTES: It's crunch time for the Ryder Cup

GOLF NOTES: It's crunch time for the Ryder Cup

HOYLAKE, England | The end of the British Open means the Ryder Cup is getting closer, and there are a couple of regulars still not in the team.

July 22, 2014 5:15 pm
An entertaining guy: Star Plaza's Charlie Blum celebrating 25 starry-eyed years

An entertaining guy: Star Plaza's Charlie Blum celebrating 25 starry-eyed years

Charlie Blum, president, CEO and talent buyer for Star Plaza Theatre in Merrillville, still recalls the first "big stage entertainers" he ever purchased a ticket to see on stage.

March 12, 2014 11:30 pm Photos

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Healthy Danks looking to regain old form

GLENDALE, Ariz. | John Danks is feeling rather carefree these days.

February 16, 2014 9:00 pm
BLACKHAWKS: In welcome home, Versteeg needs to brush up on Q’s changes

BLACKHAWKS: In welcome home, Versteeg needs to brush up on Q’s changes

It would be tempting for Kris Versteeg to say little has changed since he departed the Blackhawks amid the forced salary-cap purge that pushed him out after the 2010 Stanley Cup championship.

November 25, 2013 9:00 pm Photos

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Texans' head coach collapses as Colts rally to win

Texans' head coach collapses as Colts rally to win

HOUSTON | The Houston Texans' once-promising season has devolved into a disaster.

November 04, 2013 9:00 pm Photos

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Boys of summer: Young phenoms hit All-Star game

Boys of summer: Young phenoms hit All-Star game

NEW YORK | Flip on any highlight show and you're almost sure to see them, with those peach-fuzz faces and boyish features beneath their big league caps.

July 15, 2013 6:00 pm
NFC championship: 2 teams, different perspectives

NFC championship: 2 teams, different perspectives

ATLANTA | The Falcons are well aware of just how desperate this city is for its first Super Bowl championship.

January 19, 2013 9:30 pm Photos

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Resorts spruce up cocktail menus for apres ski

Resorts spruce up cocktail menus for apres ski

After a long day on the slopes, nothing quite eases the aches and pains like a good drink.

January 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Briggs joins Marshall in unloading on Packers

Briggs joins Marshall in unloading on Packers

LAKE FOREST | The NFL's oldest rivals are spicing up their Sunday showdown with some serious trash talk.

December 13, 2012 10:00 pm
Bears GM defends Cutler as franchise quarterback

Bears GM defends Cutler as franchise quarterback

LAKE FOREST | Bears general manager Phil Emery defended Jay Cutler as a franchise quarterback Wednesday and shrugged off recent sideline incidents with left tackle J'Marcus Webb and offensive coordinator Mike Tice.

October 10, 2012 5:30 pm
Colts' Arians ready to step in for ill Pagano

Colts' Arians ready to step in for ill Pagano

INDIANAPOLIS | Bruce Arians always wanted to coach his own NFL team.

October 02, 2012 10:00 pm
Colts new cornerback eager to get fresh start

Colts new cornerback eager to get fresh start

INDIANAPOLIS | Vontae Davis spent the last three years hearing all about what he did wrong in Miami.

August 27, 2012 5:45 pm
Braves acquire Maholm, Johnson from Cubs

Braves acquire Maholm, Johnson from Cubs

ATLANTA | The Atlanta Braves boosted their rotation and added a right-handed bat to their bench Monday night by acquiring left-hander Paul Maholm and outfielder Reed Johnson from the Cubs.

July 30, 2012 11:30 pm

JOHN DOHERTY: Making a pitch for sanity

Major League Baseball teams have all reached the 100-game mark. The trading deadline is today. The stretch run is on.

July 30, 2012 10:00 pm
2 downtown Hobart restaurant owners say cheers to riverfront designation

2 downtown Hobart restaurant owners say cheers to riverfront designation

HOBART | Cafe 339 owner Dimitrios Karataglidis already gets rave reviews from customers for his breakfast and lunch menus.

July 28, 2012 6:45 pm Photos

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A new actress steps in as Patsy Cline

A new actress steps in as Patsy Cline

It was just three weeks ago that actress Heather Beck was offered an Indiana homecoming to bring her popular portrayal of country western music legend Patsy Cline to Northwest Indiana.

February 21, 2012 9:00 am Photos

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New actress stepping in as Patsy Cline

New actress stepping in as Patsy Cline

It's been nearly a decade since the tribute to country western music icon Patsy Cline entertained audiences on the Northwest Indiana stage at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts in Munster.

February 17, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Still 'Crazy' for Patsy Cline

Still 'Crazy' for Patsy Cline

It's been nearly a decade since the tribute to country western music icon Patsy Cline entertained audiences on the Northwest Indiana stage at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts in Munster.

January 25, 2012 9:00 am Photos

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