The Latest: Sharp returns to Blackhawks, Devils sign Boyle

WAND Sports - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 12:21
By The Associated Press The Latest on the first day of NHL free agency (all times local):
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Sharp returns to Blackhawks, agrees to 1-year deal

WAND Sports - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 12:21
Patrick Sharp, a high-scoring winger who helped the Blackhawks win three Stanley Cup championships before getting traded, is returning to Chicago for a second stint.
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AP source: Bulls re-sign forward Cristiano Felicio

WAND Sports - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 12:01
A person familiar with the situation says the Chicago Bulls have agreed to a four-year, $32 million contract with reserve forward Cristiano Felicio.
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Decatur's Autumn Swansen wins pro bodybuilding event

WAND Sports - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 00:57
TINLEY PARK -- They call it the "Chicago Pro" and for Miss Olympia hopefuls, it's a crucial step in the qualifying process. On Friday, Decatur bodybuilding star Autumn Swansen came, saw and conquered said event. Click the video above to see how Autumn came one step closer to the sport's ultimate title!
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Cabrera double caps 3-run ninth, White Sox beat Rangers 8-7

WAND Sports - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 00:20
Melky Cabrera hit a two-run double against closer Matt Bush to cap a three-run ninth inning and give the Chicago White Sox an 8-7 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday night.
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Stars snap 14-game losing streak, beat Sky 89-82

WAND Sports - Fri, 06/30/2017 - 22:20
Isabelle Harrison had 22 points, 10 rebounds and six assists to help the San Antonio Stars snap a 14-game losing streak to open the season with an 89-82 victory over the Chicago Sky on Friday night.
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Feldman holds down depleted Cubs for Reds' 5-0 victory

WAND Sports - Fri, 06/30/2017 - 21:52
Scott Feldman held Chicago's depleted lineup to two singles over seven innings on Friday night, and Adam Duvall hit a three-run homer, powering the Cincinnati Reds to a 5-0 victory over the Cubs.
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Bulls waive veteran point guard Rajon Rondo

WAND Sports - Fri, 06/30/2017 - 17:28
The Chicago Bulls have waived veteran point guard Rajon Rondo.
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Kang goes bogey-free to grab early lead at KPMG Women's PGA

WAND Sports - Fri, 06/30/2017 - 14:28
Danielle Kang made a birdie on her final hole of the day and wrested the lead from Amy Yang midway through the second round at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship.
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ChiSox stop Judge, Yankees after Fowler's scary moment

WAND Sports - Fri, 06/30/2017 - 02:19
Following a frightening moment for Yankees outfielder Dustin Fowler in the first inning of his major league debut, Melky Cabrera and David Robertson combined to foil Aaron Judge, and the Chicago White Sox beat the New York...
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Top 100 recruit Tim Finke in midst of big summer

WAND Sports - Fri, 06/30/2017 - 00:10
CHAMPAIGN -- From AAU tournaments to college visits, it's been wall-to-wall basketball for Central's Tim Finke this summer. Noah Newman caught up with the top 100 recruit, who currently has 18 offers from major programs.
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Lexi Thompson addresses mother's fight with cancer flare-up

WAND Sports - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 21:07
Lexi Thompson talked publicly for the first time about her mother's battle with a cancer flare-up nearly a decade after Judy Thompson was first diagnosed with the disease.
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Nationals SS Turner has broken right wrist, no return date

WAND Sports - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 20:47
Trea Turner has a broken right wrist after being hit by a pitch, and it's unclear when the Washington Nationals will get their speedy shortstop back in the lineup.
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Cubs rally vs Treinen in 9th, beat Nats 5-4 on Jay's double

WAND Sports - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 19:43
Jon Jay hit a go-ahead two-run double during a three-run ninth-inning rally against Blake Treinen, lifting the Chicago Cubs over the Washington Nationals 5-4 on Thursday.
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Moncada, Rosario among the prospects in Futures Game

WAND Sports - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 18:31
Chicago White Sox infielder Yoan Moncada and New York Mets infielder Ahmed Rosario are among 50 prospects on the rosters for the All-Star Futures Game at Miami on July 9.
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Dustin Fowler latest to debut for Yankees

WAND Sports - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 18:06
Injuries forced the New York Yankees to give another player his major league debut.
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US women's soccer team to play Canada twice in November

WAND Sports - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 17:17
The U.S. women's soccer team will play a pair of exhibitions against Canada in November.
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Cubs' Bryant could be sidelined until next week

WAND Sports - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 17:06
Kris Bryant was out of the Chicago Cubs' starting lineup for a series finale at Washington, a day after spraining his right ankle, and could be sidelined until next week.
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Goalie Jesse Gonzalez gets OK to switch to US from Mexico

WAND Sports - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 16:30
Goalkeeper Jesse Gonzalez's application to switch affiliation to the United States from Mexico has been approved by FIFA.
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Defending champ Henderson, Wie contend at Women's PGA

WAND Sports - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 14:38
Defending champion Brooke Henderson and 2014 U.S. Open winner Michelle Wie recovered from sluggish starts to climb into contention early on the opening day of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship.
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