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  • The Great Bull Run: Why do people do it?

    The Great Bull Run: Why do people do it?
    There is a possibility of death, and of being trampled by a herd of bulls or a crowd of people. Then there's the adrenaline rush of running alongside 1,500-pound animals roaring past you at 35 mph. Running of the Bulls enthusiasts have walked that...
  • Cicero re-creates Pamplona bull stampede

    Cicero re-creates Pamplona bull stampede
    Eighteen 1,500-pound bulls, 90,000 tomatoes and a daylong food and music festival: Thrill-seekers don’t need to travel any farther than Hawthorne Race Course to get a near-Pamplona, Spain, experience. More than 3,000 people are registered for a...
  • Mini-review: MFK

    Mini-review: MFK
    Mini-review: MFK 432 W. Diversey Parkway 773-857-2540 Rating: 3 1/2 (out of 4) Heating up This past winter's wicked assortment of thunder snow, Siberian temps and polar vortexes had a positive summer legacy. "This last winter was so brutal, we wanted to...
  • Multilingual Nikola Mirotic fluent in basketball

     Multilingual Nikola Mirotic fluent in basketball
    Shortly after the Bulls unveiled him officially Friday, Nikola Mirotic apologized for his English. Never mind that, at 23, he speaks three languages — four if you count basketball. That's a language in which coach Tom Thibodeau is fluent. "I'...
  • Bardet, Van Garderen suffer as Rogers wins Stage 16

    PERIGUEUX France (Reuters) - Having dominated on all terrains, Vincenzo Nibali is set to win the Tour de France after avoiding any late dramas on Saturday in the penultimate stage, a 54-km time trial from Bergerac won by Tony Martin. Italian Nibali...
  • Little-remembered Revolutionary War hero a step closer to citizenship

    Little-remembered Revolutionary War hero a step closer to citizenship
    Honorary U.S. citizens: Lafayette, Winston Churchill, Mother Teresa. And soon, perhaps, Bernardo de Galvez.  Legislation to make the Spanish hero of the American Revolution an honorary U.S. citizen cleared the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, even...
  • Luis Suarez heading to Barcelona, joining Messi, Neymar

    Luis Suarez heading to Barcelona, joining Messi, Neymar
    BARCELONA - Barcelona, who already have Lionel Messi and Neymar up front, will boast an even more fearsome strike force next season after agreeing to buy disgraced Uruguayan Luis Suarez from Liverpool on Friday. After enduring a first campaign without...
  • Bull run gets fans on, and off, their feet at Hawthorne

    Bull run gets fans on, and off, their feet at Hawthorne
    David Sturms walked onto the soggy horse track wearing white pants, a white shirt and a red belt fashioned from scraps of his daughter’s prom dress. Sturms, one of three friends with dreams of running with the famed bulls of Pamplona, Spain, had...
  • 2014 World Cup Schedule

    2014 World Cup Schedule
    THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014 Brazil 3, Croatia 1 FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014 Mexico 1, Cameroon 0 Netherlands 5, Spain 1 Chile 3, Australia 0 SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 2014 Colombia 3, Greece 0 Costa Rica 3, Uruguay 1 Italy 2, England 1 Ivory Coast 2, Japan 1 SUNDAY,...
  • Kurdistan, Scotland and Catalonia: They just want to be free, or do they?

     Kurdistan, Scotland and Catalonia: They just want to be free, or do they?
    Massoud Barzani, president of Iraq's semiautonomous Kurdistan region, rattled many cages this month when he announced in parliament that the KRG would be moving ahead soon on a referendum on independence from Iraq. If Kurdistan goes ahead with such a...
  • Gasol, Hinrich, Anthony see Bulls as contender

    Gasol, Hinrich, Anthony see Bulls as contender
    An 82-game regular season and postseason slog, not to mention Derrick Rose's knees, will determine whether the 2014-15 Bulls are championship contenders. But at least one thing is certain: The players they pursued in free agency believe they are....
  • Eight crisp white wines to see you through the summer

    Eight crisp white wines to see you through the summer
    Summer is here and with it, the need for a supply of summer whites. With people stopping by on the spur of the moment, invitations to impromptu picnics and such, having a bottle or two on hand won’t be enough. This is the time to lay in a case or...