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High school girls track and field: Huntley wins 4th straight county title

HUNTLEY – Huntley junior Daryn Davis really had her eyes on the triple jump record set by her friendly rival, Prairie Ridge graduate Natasha Schaffer, at the McHenry County Girls Track and Field Meet. Davis won the triple jump, but was 3 1/2 inches short of the record. Instead, she settled for...

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High school boys track and field: Marengo's Schirmer shines with 4 wins at McHenry County Meet

HUNTLEY – Marengo’s Finn Schirmer had a large number of supporters in the stands at Red Raider Stadium to watch him run in the McHenry County Boys Track and Field Meet Thursday night. Schirmer’s backers, other fans, coaches and runners from around the county saw one of the more memorable...

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Prep baseball: Long’s shutout leads Dixon to BNC win over Genoa-Kingston

DIXON – The full potential of the 2019 Dixon baseball team has yet to be seen, due in large part to a handful of injuries and an internal matter. On Thursday afternoon, the Dukes caught a glimpse of what they could be at full strength. Andrew Long made his season debut in triumphant fashion,...

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Prep softball: Efficient Sycamore tops rival DeKalb

SYCAMORE – Two days in a row, the offense for the Sycamore softball team has finished a game with six hits. While that hit total wasn’t enough to produce a run in a loss Wednesday at Kaneland, it was enough for an 8-1 win against DeKalb on Thursday.

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Prep roundup: Barwick sweeps both hurdles; Sycamore soccer rolls at Ottawa

The DeKalb girls track team’s 89.33 team points netted it third at the Carlson-Anderson Classic on Thursday, as the Barbs finished behind host Batavia (161.33) and Glenbard North (140.5). The Barbs nabbed four first-place finishes in the process. Bre Barwick won the 100-meter hurdles in 15.03...

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Prep baseball: Rochelle's Johnson-Beck duo dooms Sycamore

SYCAMORE – The two-three punch in the lineup of Brandon Johnson and Johnny Beck gave the Rochelle baseball team about all the offense it needed to pound out an 8-5 win Thursday at Sycamore. After the Spartans (11-3) broke through for three runs in the third inning to tie the game, it was the...

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UNC's Sylvia Hatchell Resigns After Investigation Into Racially Insensitive Remarks, Player Treatment

Hatchell has been on leave since April 4 amid an investigation into accusations made by several UNC players.

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Blue Jackets, Islanders Surge on Latest Stanley Cup Odds

The Lightning entered the 2019 NHL playoffs as the clear favorite to win the Stanley Cup. Which team is the new favorite?

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Viral video shows 76ers in a moment of alleged post-flatulence

A video from the sidelines of Thursday’s 76ers-Nets game, showed Philadelphia players comically reacting to what appeared to have been flatulence.

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Brewers can't back Zach Davies in loss to Dodgers

Milwaukee starter Zach Davies allowed three hits over five innings, with three walks and two strikeouts

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Bigger need for the Brewers: Keuchel or Kimbrel? The MLB Whiparound discusses what the Brewers should do.

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Tobias Harris Shines as Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid Insurance Pays Off in Game 3

Ben Simmons, Tobias Harris and JJ Redick picked up the slack in Joel Embiid's absence, combining to score 86 of the Sixers' 131 points in a Game 3 victory over Brooklyn.

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Kate Smith’s “God Bless America” out at Yankee Stadium over racist songs

The New York Yankees have decided to no longer run Kate Smith’s version of “God Bless America” during their seventh-inning stretch because of Smith’s affiliation with songs that carried racist lyrics.

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WATCH: Brewers’ Yelich launches 10th homer of season

Christian Yelich hit his 10th home run of the season in the Brewers' series opener against the Dodgers.

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Simmons scores 31 points, 76ers beat Nets without Embiid

Ben Simmons scored a career playoff-high 31 points, Tobias Harris added 29 points and 16 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers shook off the absence of Joel Embiid to beat the Brooklyn Nets 131-115 for a 2-1 lead in the first-round series

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