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Young's 2 HRs, 5 RBIs carries Red Sox past White Sox 6-3

WAND Sports - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 16:30
Chris Young hit two homers, including a tiebreaking three-run shot after the batter in front was walked intentionally, to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 6-3 win over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.
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AP source: Jay Cutler agrees to terms with Dolphins

WAND Sports - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 14:01
A person familiar with the situation says free agent quarterback Jay Cutler has agreed to terms on a contract with the Miami Dolphins.
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Polster jumpstarts Fire in 4-1 win over Revolution

WAND Sports - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 23:25
Matt Polster scored his first goal of the season in the eighth minute to help the Chicago Fire beat the New England Revolution 4-1 on Saturday night.
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Vandersloot, Dolson help Sky rally, beat Dream 91-86

WAND Sports - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 22:28
Courtney Vandersloot tied her career high with 26 points and Stephanie Dolson scored all of her 18 points in the second half to help the Chicago Sky beat the Atlanta Dream 91-86 on Saturday night.
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Benintendi, Bradley homer and Red Sox beat White Sox 4-1

WAND Sports - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 21:56
Andrew Benintendi and Jackie Bradley Jr. hit two-run homers, and Drew Pomeranz won a career-best fifth straight decision on Saturday night to help the Boston Red Sox beat the Chicago White Sox 4-1.
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Underwood praises freshman after summer workouts

WAND Sports - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 21:53
CHAMPAIGN -- The first summer workout season of the Brad Underwood era is in the books.
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Numbers game: Analytics spreading through college football

WAND Sports - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 21:48
By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer The game still nags at Tulane coach Willie Fritz. The big upset that got away.
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ILLINI TRAINING CAMP: Defense focusing on takeaways

WAND Sports - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 21:46
CHAMPAIGN -- Illinois was tied for 78th in the nation with 18 turnovers gained (11 fumble rec, 7 INT) in 2016. Lovie Smith would like to see that number go way up this season.
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Contreras, Avila homers lead Cubs over Nationals 7-4

WAND Sports - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:08
Willson Contreras homered and drove in three runs, Alex Avila homered for his first hit with the Cubs and Chicago beat the Washington Nationals 7-4 on Saturday to even the series between division leaders.
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WAND crew takes on Ninja Warrior Challenge

WAND Sports - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 00:48
Does Team WAND have what it takes to conquer the skills course created by former American Ninja Warrior competitor Taylor Sanders and Decatur Celebration coordinator Trevor May ? Watch as Lexie Ratterman, Jacklynn Boatman, Adam Del Rosso, Matt Loveless and Gordon Voit take turns on the ropes, blocks and rings. Sanders is a former Millikin football player who was featured in an American Ninja Warrior episode on NBC this past season. Final Results: First Place: Adam Del Rosso 1:34 S...
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Moreland lifts Red Sox over White Sox 3-2

WAND Sports - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 23:23
Mitch Moreland homered with two outs in the 11th inning, lifting the Boston Red Sox to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night.
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ILLINI TRAINING CAMP: One on one with Gabe Megginson

WAND Sports - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 22:09
CHAMPAIGN -- Noah Newman caught up with Illini offensive lineman Gabe Megginson (Jacksonville, IL) after practice Friday night.
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Vandersloot's double-double leads Sky past Fever 81-70

WAND Sports - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 21:19
Courtney Vandersloot had 18 points and 10 assists for her third straight double-double and the Chicago Sky beat the Indiana Fever 81-70 on Friday night.
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Murphy hits 2 homers, Nationals beat Cubs 4-2

WAND Sports - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 17:27
Daniel Murphy hit two home runs to back Tanner Roark, and the Washington Nationals won the opener of a series between division leaders by beating the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on a chilly Friday afternoon.
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Nationals' Scherzer, Gonzalez to miss starts against Cubs

WAND Sports - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 14:30
Two-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer and Gio Gonzalez will miss their scheduled starts for the Washington Nationals against the Chicago Cubs this weekend.
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Alberto Culver founder, horse breeder Lavin dies at 97

WAND Sports - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 12:50
Leonard Lavin, who built a small beauty supply firm into the billion-dollar Alberto Culver company and owned a successful horse breeding, training and racing farm, has died. He was 97.
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Cubs' Russell on 10-day disabled list with strained foot

WAND Sports - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 12:50
The Chicago Cubs have placed shortstop Addison Russell on the 10-day disabled list because of a strained right foot.
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Devers has 3-run homer for Red Sox in 9-5 win over White Sox

WAND Sports - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 22:54
Rafael Devers hit a three-run homer and Rick Porcello ended a four-game losing streak with his first win since June as the Boston Red Sox beat the Chicago White Sox 9-5 on Thursday night.
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ILLINI TRAINING CAMP: Cam Thomas shines on day four

WAND Sports - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 22:46
CHAMPAIGN -- Freshman quarterback Cam Thomas showed off an ability to make game breaking plays during 11-on-11 drills at Illinois training camp Thursday. From a 15 yard scramble down the sideline, to a deep touchdown pass to Sam Mays, Thomas' dual-threat ability was on full display.  
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Goldschmidt's third homer of game lifts D'backs over Cubs

WAND Sports - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 21:21
Paul Goldschmidt snapped a tie in the ninth inning with his third long homer of the game, and the Arizona Diamondbacks pulled out a rain-delayed 10-8 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday.
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