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  • 10 dark horse candidates for the Heisman Trophy

    10 dark horse candidates for the Heisman Trophy
      Ohio State’s Braxton Miller headlines an impressive list of dark horse candidates for the Heisman Trophy award. Ameer Abdullah, RB, Nebraska The Buzz: For the second straight year, Abdullah rushed for more than 1,100 yards – 1,690 to...
  • Old Dominion No. 83, Monarchs look to make smooth shift to FBS

    Old Dominion No. 83, Monarchs look to make smooth shift to FBS
    The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...
  • Monday's local roundup: Peninsula Pilots rout Petersburg 9-1, extend win streak to eight games

    Baseball: Coastal Plain League: Peninsula pushed its win streak to eight games after beating Petersburg 9-1 at War Memorial Stadium. Andres Nelo scored twice and drove in three runs and P.J. Higgins added two RBI for the Pilots (12-4), who last won...
  • Charles Tillman ready for another go-round with Bears

     Charles Tillman ready for another go-round with Bears
    Charles Tillman feels healthy, OK? Stop asking him about it because he's tired of the question. The Bears cornerback made that clear Thursday night as pop music pulsed from speakers at Kings in Rosemont, where he hosted a bowling fundraiser for his...
  • Chicagoans who register cars in suburbs could face stiffer fines

    Chicagoans who register cars in suburbs could face stiffer fines
    Chicago residents and businesses who get caught trying to avoid the city's motor vehicle sticker costs and higher insurance rates by registering their cars in nearby suburbs or other cities where fees aren't so steep would face stiffer penalties under a...
  • Chicago Sports Museum gets into the game

    Chicago Sports Museum gets into the game
    At last, a place in Chicago that pays attention to sports! Not buying it? A little overwhelmed at times — especially during the playoffs — by all the city's sports chatter? Tired of the seemingly unceasing hum that forces even the most...
  • ODU, Heinicke adjust offense for greater effectiveness in spring

    ODU, Heinicke adjust offense for greater effectiveness in spring
    NORFOLK — Old Dominion's offense won't appear markedly different in its first full season as a Football Bowl Subdivision program. Quarterback Taylor Heinicke still will distribute the ball among a slew of playmakers in the Monarchs' go-go, spread...
  • Readers' Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag
    Do you see Jordan Lynch returning kicks if he sticks with the team? -- @Mitlane from Twitter No. I don’t think Lynch has the speed or quickness to excel as a returner. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.76 seconds at the scouting combine. One of the...
  • The Biblioracle: The Mount Rushmore of American lit

    The Biblioracle: The Mount Rushmore of American lit
    Do you know the Mount Rushmore game? Essentially, you pick a category like, say, candy bars and decide which of them belongs on the candy bar Mount Rushmore. (For the record, the answer is: Snickers, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, Twix and Kit Kat.)...
  • 'Footloose' and other things celebrating 30 years

    'Footloose' and other things celebrating 30 years
    Kevin Bacon was the talk of the Internet for his dance routine entrance on "The Tonight Show" in March.  The entrance was in celebration of the 30th anniversary of "Footloose," the movie that helped launch Bacon into stardom.  Turns out there are...
  • Nicholas Payton at 40: 'Just getting started'

    Nicholas Payton at 40: 'Just getting started'
    Nearly 25 years ago, I encountered a teenage trumpeter in New Orleans whose obvious gifts were overshadowed only by his enormous potential. The young man became one of the most protean trumpet virtuosos in jazz, and last September Nicholas Payton turned...
  • Peyton Manning wins fifth NFL MVP award

    Peyton Manning wins fifth NFL MVP award
    Peyton Manning's record-setting season earned him his fifth Associated Press NFL most valuable player award Saturday night in a landslide. No other player has won more than three. Denver's record-setting quarterback, who threw for 55 touchdowns and 5,...