March 29, 2015
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At the K of C Hall in Ottawa Saturday night, five names were inducted into the LaSalle County Area Sportsman Hall of Fame: the late Mark Actis, Sr. of Spring Valley, the late Joe "Hap" Bayer of Ottawa, Tony Mucci of Ottawa, Dennis Duffy of Ottaw
Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images(CLEARWATER, Fla.) -- Justin Verlander played catch Sunday morning for the first time since leaving a start with a cramp in his right tricep, but it remained unclear when the Detroit Tigers ace
Brian Bahr/Getty Images(TEXAS) -- Rick Barnes parted ways with a team he coached for 17 seasons on Sunday in a classy way.Barnes and the school agreed to "mutually part ways" and during his tenure he was 402-180 and won three Big 12 regular-season champio
Christian Petersen/Getty Images(PORTLAND, Ore.) -- Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge had 32 points and 11 rebounds as Portland (47-25) outpaced the Denver Nuggets (28-46), 120-114 Saturday night.In 35 minutes of action, Aldridge was 13-of 20 from th
iStockPhoto/Thinkstock(ST. PAUL, Minn.) -- Center Mikko Koivu and forward Nino Niederreiter each scored two goals as the Minnesota Wild (44-25-7; 95pts) iced the Los Angeles Kings (37-24-14; 88pts), 4-1 on Saturday night.Niederreiter put the Wild on the s
Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(CHICAGO) -- Six players scored in double-figures for the Bulls led by power forward Nikola Mirotic with 24 points as Chicago (45-29) beat New York (14-60), 111-80 Saturday night. It’s the Knicks franchise-record 60th los
NFL via Getty Images(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Cornerback Terence Newman signed a one-year contract with the Minnesota Vikings.The deal means the 36-year-old Newman will be reunited with Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer, who was Newman's defensive coordinator for fou
Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Top-ranked Wisconsin hits 10 of 12, 3-point attempts in the second half to eliminate No. 2 Arizona 85-78, Saturday, from the Men's NCAA Basketball Tournament and reach its second straight Final Four.Frank Kamin
Mitchell Layton/Getty Images(CLEVELAND) -- The luck of the Irish ran out.Leading most of the second half, No. 3 Notre Dame slowly watched top-ranked Kentucky come back and eventually take the lead for good when Andrew Harrison made two free throws with si
iStockphoto/Thinkstock(BOSTON) -- Milan Lucic scored twice to help the Boston Bruins upend the New York Rangers 4-2 Saturday, spoiling goalie Henrik Lundqvist's return to the ice.Lundqvist, who missed the past seven weeks with a vascular injury, was insta
Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NHL: Boston Bruins 4 (37-25-13, 87 pts) - New York Rangers 2 (47-20-7, 101 pts)Detroit Red Wings 4 (40-22-12, 92 pts) - Tampa Bay Lightning 0 (46-23-7, 99 pts)Nashville Predators 4 (47-21-8, 102 pts) - Washi
Mitchell Layton/Getty Images(AUSTIN, Tx) -- After seventeen seasons, the Texas Longhorns will be seeking a new leader for their men's basketball program.The University informed Rick Barnes Saturday that he will be relieved of his duties, according to ESPN
Brian D. Kersey(MESA, Ariz.) -- Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant has arguably been the best player in the Major Leagues during spring training. Despite the dominance he's shown at the plate, he's still expected to start the season in the minors.Brya
National Football League(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) -- Former San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Jonathan Martin has a new home as the Carolina Panthers have claimed him off waivers.Martin was released by the 49ers this past Thursday. He spent just one season wi
Brian A. Westerholt/Getty Images(SALT LAKE CITY) -- After spending the first 3 1/2 seasons with the Utah Jazz, center Enes Kanter is playing some of the best basketball of his career since being traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder. Kanter is thoroughly en
Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR(MARTINSVILLE, Va.) -- Joey Logano edged out Ryan Newman on Friday to win the pole at Martinsville Speedway for Sunday's Sprint Cup race.Logano finished with a third round lap of 98.461 mph and took home his seco
Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(HOUSTON) -- The Duke Blue Devils (32-4) are headed back to another Elite Eight round after taking care of fifth-seeded Utah (26-9) 63-57 on Friday night.Justise Winslow had 21 points and 10 rebounds in the win and head coach Mi
Mitchell Layton/Getty Images(SYRACUSE, N.Y.) -- Tom Izzo has done it again.  Michigan State (26-11) is back in the Elite Eight for the second consecutive year after beating third-seeded Oklahoma (24-11) 62-58 on Friday night.The seventh-seeded Sparta
ABC/Lorenzo Bevilaqua(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- Shaquille O'Neal was inducted into the Orlando Magic's Hall of Fame Friday.O'Neal was selected with the first pick of the 1992 NBA Draft by the Magic and played his first four seasons in Orlando. During that time, h
Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images (DUNEDIN, Fla.) -- Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander left his spring training start against the Toronto Blue Jays Friday, with cramping in his right triceps.Despite leaving the game in the third inning, the
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