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More Questions Than Answers For Blackhawks

  The Chicago Blackhawks have several questions along their lines and pairings. They also are looking at an uncertain situation in net heading into the season. Star forward Patrick Kane says he thinks the team can be

Sciambi Is new TV Voice Of Cubs baseball

  Jon “Boog” Sciambi is the new TV play-by-play announcer for the Chicago Cubs, replacing Len Kasper. Sciambi joins color analyst Jim Deshaies in the booth for Marquee Sports Network, which is jointly owned by the Cubs

AP College Basketball Polls

  This week’s Associated Press’ men’s college basketball poll. First-place votes are in parentheses and records are through Jan. 3… 1. Gonzaga (63)     10-0 2. Baylor (1)     9-0 3. Villanova     8-1 4. Texas   

Detwiler leave South Side For South Beach

  The Miami Marlins hope they’ve upgraded their bullpen by working out a one-year, $850,000 package with lefty Ross Detwiler. The 34-year-old Detwiler pitched in 16 games out of the bullpen for the White Sox last year,

Colts Wrap Up Regular Season Without Castonzo

  Indianapolis Colts left tackle Anthony Castonzo has taken his final snap this season. Coach Frank Reich says Castonzo will have season-ending surgery on his right ankle. The Colts will host Jacksonville on Sunday — a must-win

College Football’s Power Gap

  What often gets categorized as a Notre Dame problem is actually a major college football problem. A tiny group of teams is accumulating far more talent than their competitors. The elite high school players cluster at

Cubs Add To Outfield Depth

  The Chicago Cubs have claimed outfielder Phillip Ervin off waivers from the Seattle Mariners. Ervin spent time with Cincinnati and Seattle during the pandemic-shortened 2020 season, batting .149 with four RBIs in 37 games. He was

Lions Close Training Facility

  The Detroit Lions have closed their training facility after two people within the franchise tested positive for COVID-19. The Lions say players and coaches will have virtual meetings Tuesday. Detroit is scheduled to play the Tampa

AP All-Big Ten Team Announced

  Quarterback Justin Fields repeated as offensive player of the year and is joined by three of his teammates on the Associated Press All-Big Ten football team. Lineman Daviyon Nixon of Iowa is the defensive player of

A-P Top 25 College Basketball Polls

  This week’s Associated Press Top 25 men’s college basketball poll. First-place votes are in parentheses, records are as of Dec. 20… 1. Gonzaga (61)     4-0 2. Baylor (3)     5-0 3. Kansas     7-1 4.

Lions Fire Special Teams Coach

  The Detroit Lions have fired special teams coordinator Brayden Coombs. The team announced the move a day after falling to 1-2 under interim coach Darrell Bevell and 5-9 overall this season. Former Detroit coach Matt Patricia