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Bears’ Burns Out With ACL Tear

  The Chicago Bears placed cornerback Artie Burns on injured reserve because of a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. Burns, competing with Kevin Toliver and second-round pick Jaylon Johnson for a starting job, was

Uncertainties Ahead For Blackhawks

  The Chicago Blackhawks overachieved in the NHL’s expanded playoffs but still face an offseason of uncertainty. Goaltender Corey Crawford’s contract is up, rookie 30-goal scorer Dominik Kubalik remains unsigned and the championship core of Jonathan Toews,

Two Plead Guilty In White Sox Ticket Scandal

  Two former Chicago White Sox ticket sellers have pleaded guilty to federal charges for their roles in a scheme where thousands of tickets to the team’s games were fraudulently sold. Sixty-seven-year-old James Costello pleaded guilty Tuesday

Lions’ Rookie DT Suffers Injury

  Detroit Lions rookie defensive tackle Jashon Cornell was carted off the practice field yesterday after appearing to injure his lower left leg. Coach Matt Patricia said that the injury was pretty serious, declining to give more

Mayfield Leaves Wolverines For The NFL

  Michigan offensive tackle Jalen Mayfield is entering the NFL draft. The junior announced his plans Tuesday night on Twitter. Mayfield chose to leave the Wolverines one week after the Big Ten postponed its fall football season

Tigers Call Up Three Top Prospects

  The Detroit Tigers announced today that they have called up three of their top prospects in pitchers Tarik Skubal and Casey Mize, and infielder Isaac Paredes. Skubal will get the start on the mound tomorrow against

Lions Add Backfield Depth

  The Detroit Lions have signed running back Jonathan Williams, adding depth in the backfield behind Kerryon Johnson and rookie D’Andre Swift. Detroit released running back Wes Hills on Monday to clear a spot on the roster.

Boylen Out As Bulls Coach

  The Chicago Bulls have fired coach Jim Boylen, as the new front office begins changing a team that missed the playoffs again. The Bulls were 22-43 and were one of the eight teams that didn’t qualify

Friday Morning Sports Update

  Baseball last night… Cubs 4,  Milwaukee 2 Yu Darvish took a no-hitter into the seventh inning in his third straight dominant start, and the major league-leading Cubs defeated Milwaukee 4-2. Darvish allowed just one hit —

Monday Morning Sports Update

  Baseball yesterday… Spencer Turnbull pitched seven strong innings and Miguel Cabrera singled home the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning as the Tigers edged Pittsburgh 2-1 for a three-game series. Cabrera’s single to left-center field off

MAC Postpones Fall Sports Season

  CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Mid-American Conference (MAC) has announced the postponement of all scheduled fall contests, as well as MAC championships, due to continuing concerns related to the COVID-19 global pandemic. The Council of Presidents unanimously

Cubs-Cards Postponed Tonight

  Tonight’s Cubs’ game against the Cardinals in St. Louis has been postponed after another St. Louis player tested positive for COVID-19. Major League Baseball said the game was postponed to allow more time for additional testing

Lions To Allow Limited Fans

  The Detroit Lions are preparing to host fans at all eight regular-season home games, although it’s uncertain how many will be allowed to attend. The NFL club said Friday season-ticket holders can opt out of purchasing

College Football Preseason Coaches Poll

  This season’s college football preseason coaches poll… 1. Clemson 2. Ohio St. 3. Alabama 4. Georgia 5. LSU 6. Oklahoma 7. Penn St. 8. Florida 9. Oregon 10. Notre Dame 11. Auburn 12. Wisconsin 13. Texas

Penn State LB Opts Out

  Penn State All-American Micah Parsons is opting out of the 2020 season because of concerns about COVID-19. The junior linebacker will be eligible to enter the 2021 NFL draft and is already expected to be high