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  • Bowling Green ranked No. 34, Falcons will lean on offense to help chase MAC title

    Bowling Green ranked No. 34, Falcons will lean on offense to help chase MAC title
    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...
  • Aldermen to hold hearing on low minority numbers at elite North Side schools

    Aldermen to hold hearing on low minority numbers at elite North Side schools
    A growing concern about declining enrollment of minority students at Chicago Public Schools’ highest-tier schools, particularly on the city’s North Side, will fuel a public hearing this morning. Although the City Council Education and Child...
  • Top 10 headlines from Bears' offseason

     Top 10 headlines from Bears' offseason
    The Bears' 2013 season came to a heartbreaking end with a 33-28 last-minute loss to the Packers on Dec. 29, a defeat that cost them the NFC North title and kept them out of the playoffs for the sixth time in seven seasons. That was a demoralizing finish...
  • Bears training camp recap: Day 1

    Bears training camp recap: Day 1
    Position battle: Linebacker Shea McClellin: The Bears' 2012 first-round pick would have sacked Jimmy Clausen in 11-on-11 drills if hitting the quarterback was allowed. McClellin worked around the left edge as the play developed, evidence of how his...
  • Lawmakers intervene in teacher licensing

    Lawmakers intervene in teacher licensing
    State lawmakers have intervened repeatedly in Illinois' teacher licensing process, going to bat in some cases for candidates who did not meet state requirements and applicants with criminal pasts as well as for relatives, donors and constituents, a...
  • CPS budget hearings tonight may be heated

    CPS budget hearings tonight may be heated
    Hearings this evening on the proposed budget for Chicago Public Schools figure to be no less heated than in past years, as critics line up to question plans that include more cuts to traditional neighborhood schools. The proposed $5.8-billion operating...
  • Former coach Levy will present Andre Reed for Hall of Fame induction

    Former coach Levy will present Andre Reed for Hall of Fame induction
    The presenters for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2014 next month include children, a father, a media member and two former coaches. The seven inductees during the weekend of Aug. 1-3 in Canton, Ohio, are former Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker...
  • NFL Hall Of Fame Inductees

    NFL Hall Of Fame Inductees
    The Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2014 is one of the best in history. The seven players inducted into the Hall of Fame Saturday — Derrick Brooks, Ray Guy, Claude Humphrey, Walter Jones, Andre Reed, Michael Strahan and Aeneas Williams —...
  • Bears linebacker lineup remains unsettled

    Bears linebacker lineup remains unsettled
    If the Chicago Bears have an idea how they will line up at linebacker when practice opens next month in training camp, they’re not ready to say just yet. A day after coach Marc Trestman called D.J. Williams the “lead dog” to win the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...