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Al Hamnik

AL HAMNIK: Early returns favor Williams, Weems at Bears training camp

AL HAMNIK: Early returns favor Williams, Weems at Bears training camp

BOURBONNAIS | When Devin Hester literally burst onto the Chicago sports scene eight years ago, media joyfully declared there was a new "23" in town.

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AL HAMNIK: Bears searching for a nasty side at training camp

AL HAMNIK: Bears searching for a nasty side at training camp

BOURBONNAIS | Rookie cornerback Kyle Fuller forgot all about Friday's two early interceptions of backups Jordan Palmer and Jimmy Clausen, and …

July 26, 2014 9:15 pm

Steve Hanlon

STEVE HANLON: Enjoy it while you can get it

Didn't it seem like yesterday when area teams were competing in baseball, softball and track sectionals? It's like you blink your eyes and the…

July 25, 2014 5:45 pm

STEVE HANLON: The changing face of Hoosier Hysteria

STEVE HANLON: The changing face of Hoosier Hysteria

It ain't like it used to be — government, taxes, music, clothes or my hairline.

July 24, 2014 5:45 pm Photos

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Mike Nieto

MIKE NIETO: Jennings brings confidence to Thornridge football

MIKE NIETO: Jennings brings confidence to Thornridge football

DOLTON | What many think is a most difficult task doesn't phase new Thornridge football coach Pat Jennings.

July 24, 2014 4:45 pm

Jim Peters

JIM PETERS: Little League baseball still holding its own

When travel baseball began to proliferate in the region several years, it appeared to be a death knell to Little League.

July 24, 2014 5:00 pm

JIM PETERS: Brain Sentry sensors aid in concussion diagnosis

Kyle Bishop readily admits it.

July 17, 2014 5:00 pm

Hillary Smith

HILLARY SMITH: RailCats need to return to plate patience

HILLARY SMITH: RailCats need to return to plate patience

GARY | Longtime RailCats fans could count on two things at U.S. Steel Yard: a foul ball and a long game.

July 27, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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HILLARY SMITH: Who's next in best of the 'Cats?

GARY | With Willie Glen's number secured in the outfield at U.S. Steel Yard earlier this month, the next question quickly becomes: who's next?

July 20, 2014 8:30 pm

John Doherty

JOHN DOHERTY: Program provides proof that exercise is medicine

Next month, this column will be starting its 30th year. A frequently cited source in this space, however, is even older. The Physician and Spo…

2 hours ago

JOHN DOHERTY: Hold the hype on helmet sensors

Since the publication of two stories on the Brain Sentry helmet sensor in Friday’s Times, the questions coming this way haven’t stopped, both …

July 21, 2014 8:15 pm
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