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Cardinals score 9 in 8th, cool off Cubs with 11-4 win

WAND Sports - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 17:50
Paul DeJong hit a tiebreaking two-run double in St. Louis' nine-run eighth inning, and the Cardinals cooled off the Chicago Cubs with an 11-4 victory on Friday.
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Blackhawks forward Tommy Wingels recovering from broken foot

WAND Sports - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 15:38
Blackhawks forward Tommy Wingels broke his left foot during offseason training, but is expected to be ready for training camp.
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Cardinals activate OF Grichuk, LHP Duke from DL

WAND Sports - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 13:16
The St. Louis Cardinals have activated outfielder Randal Grichuk and reliever Zach Duke from the disabled list and recalled catching prospect Carson Kelly from Triple-A Memphis.
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Cubs 3B Bryant sidelined by sprained finger

WAND Sports - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 10:53
Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is out of the starting lineup after he sprained his left little finger on a headfirst slide.
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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

WAND Sports - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 05:02
Stefanie Dolson hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 13 seconds left and scored 15 points to help the Chicago Sky beat Los Angeles 82-80 on Thursday for the Sparks' first home loss of the season. After a timeout with 20.4...
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Latham couple was shot through the heart

WAND Sports - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 20:22
Latham's Mark and Donna Morgan once went on archery dates when they were young parents. The sport isn't an escape, it's a shared passion that the couple enjoys to this day. Mark even took his three kids on bear hunts (with a bow, of course, not gun) for their 16th birthdays. Most recently, the power duo represented Central Illinois at the international Senior Games this past June in Birmingham, Alabama, with Mark taking 19th place in his age division and Donna taking seventh place. ...
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MLS will start video review for all league matches on Aug. 5

WAND Sports - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 20:20
Major League Soccer will begin using video review for all matches on Aug. 5.
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Dolson hits late 3, Sky hand Sparks 1st home loss

WAND Sports - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 18:18
Stefanie Dolson hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 13 seconds left and scored 15 points to help the Chicago Sky beat Los Angeles 82-80 on Thursday for the Sparks' first home loss of the season.
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NASCAR driver Paul Menard makes pit stop in Arcola

WAND Sports - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 16:55
ARCOLA -- NASCAR driver Paul Menard paid a visit to the Libman company headquarters in Arcola Thursday.
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Ali Krieger returns to US roster for Tournament of Nations

WAND Sports - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 13:36
Defender Ali Krieger, who is nearing her 100th international appearance, has been named to the U.S. women's national team roster for the upcoming Tournament of Nations.
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Toughest Holes Episode 4: Scovill

WAND Sports - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 00:24
Every Wednesday and Friday in July, WAND's Gordon Voit tackles the most challenging golf holes in Central Illinois. Episode 4 finds him at Scovill Club in Decatur, where 2 is a par 4 with a right side so treacherous, it's literally liable to poison your round! Episode 4: Scovill Golf Club - Pro: Joe Hammel - Hole 2 - Par 4 - 390 yards (blue), 361 (white), 328 (gold), 318 (green) - Challenges: entire right side is out of bounds, snakes are in the woods, sand trap protecting left si...
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Dodgers win 11th straight, spoil Moncada's White Sox debut

WAND Sports - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 00:04
Kike Hernandez had two home runs to lead the surging Los Angeles Dodgers to a 9-1 victory Wednesday night in a rain-shortened game, spoiling the Chicago White Sox debut of top prospect Yoan Moncada.
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Montgomery homers as Cubs beat Braves 8-2 for 6th straight

WAND Sports - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 15:35
Mike Montgomery hit his first home run and allowed two hits and one run in six innings to lead the streaking Chicago Cubs to an 8-2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday.
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Montgomery homers as Cubs beat Braves 8-2 for 6th straight

WAND Sports - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 15:33
Mike Montgomery hit his first home run and allowed two hits and one run in six innings to lead the streaking Chicago Cubs to an 8-2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday.
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Chicago Bears sign QB and top pick Mitchell Trubisky

WAND Sports - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 13:59
The Chicago Bears have signed quarterback Mitchell Trubisky, their first-round draft pick and the No. 2 overall selection in April.
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Wisconsin assistant Howard Moore says uncle shot and killed

WAND Sports - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 13:19
Wisconsin assistant basketball coach Howard Moore says his uncle, Leroy, has been shot and killed in Chicago.
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Eager Yankees reinforcements embolden team for pennant drive

WAND Sports - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 12:47
The New York Yankees have ignited their pennant drive despite a midseason tailspin with the acquisition of power-hitting infielder Todd Frazier and power-armed relievers Tommy Kahnle and David Robertson.
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Cubs' Bryant leaves game with apparent injury to left hand

WAND Sports - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 12:39
Kris Bryant has left the Chicago Cubs' game against the Braves with an apparent injury to his left hand.
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Bassmaster pro Mike DelVisco dishes out tips to beat heat

WAND Sports - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 01:39
Click the video above to learn how to avoid common fishing mistakes in hot weather from Bassmaster pro Mike DelVisco, who stopped by the Forsyth Texas Roadhouse to share tips. What is the best strategy in the summer heat? Which lures are best? Click to find out more! For bonus tips, visit Gordon Voit's Facebook page.
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Contreras, Lackey power Cubs past Braves, 5-1

WAND Sports - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 01:16
Willson Contreras hit a three-run homer, John Lackey earned his first win in a month and the Chicago Cubs won their fifth straight game with a 5-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.
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