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After Another Setback Wood Not Giving Up

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Updated: 03/28/2007 - Kerry Wood worked all winter to be ready to pitch for the Chicago Cubs. And now less than a week away from the start of the season, he's on the sidelines again.

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Redskins Acquire About Briggs

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Posted: 03/28/2007 - The Washington Redskins have talked with the Chicago Bears about disgruntled Pro Bowl linebacker Lance Briggs.

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Lambeau Field not likely to expand soon

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Posted: 03/28/2007 - Green Bay Packers chairman Bob Harlan says he's content to keep capacity of Lambeau Field as it is. But, the man who'll take over as head of the team later this year says he's not ruling out expansion in the future.

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Intensified Scrutiny Frustrates Weber

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Updated: 03/28/2007 - Illinois basketball coach Bruce Weber says the Illini's difficult season was particularly frustrating because of intense fan and news media scrutiny.

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Wood Will Miss Opening Day

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Posted: 03/26/2007 - Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella says there's no way Kerry Wood will be ready for opening day.

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Cubs Slide Past Angels

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Posted: 03/26/2007 - Cubs sluggers Derek Lee and Aramis Ramirez each had three hits and two R-B-Is today, leading Chicago to an 8-to-7 victory over the Los Angeles Angels.

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White Sox Hall Hurt

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Posted: 03/26/2007 - The Chicago White Sox aren't expressing much optimism about the status of backup catcher Toby Hall.

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Faulk Retires

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Posted: 03/26/2007 - After sitting out last season because of a knee injury, former N-F-L Most Valuable Player Marshall Faulk has announced his retirement.

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Crew Beat Diamondbacks

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Posted: 03/26/2007 - Milwaukee Brewers starter Claudio Vargas limited his former team to two runs in seven innings in a 9-to-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks in exhibition baseball today in Tucson, Arizona.

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Bears Bolster Coaching Staff

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Posted: 03/21/2007 - The Chicago Bears have signed eight assistant coaches to three-year contracts, including offensive coordinator Ron Turner and new defensive coordinator Bob Babich.

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SIU Shaw Questionable

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Posted: 03/21/2007 - Forward Matt Shaw says he won't decide until game time tomorrow whether he'll play in Southern Illinois' West Regional semi-final game against Kansas.

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Illinois AD Cries Foul

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Posted: 03/21/2007 - University of Illinois Chancellor Richard Herman says he doesn't plan to discipline Athletic Director Ron Guenther for yelling at basketball coach Bruce Weber and a player.

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Baseball Wants More Fans

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Posted: 03/21/2007 - It appears Major League Baseball's "Extra Innings" package will be exclusively on DirecTV unless a cable television consortium can sweeten its deal.

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Padres Get Past Brewers

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Posted: 03/21/2007 - San Diego right-hander Clay Hensley faced one batter over the minimum in five innings and helped the Padres beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-to-3 in exhibition baseball today in Peoria, Arizona.

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Royals beat Sox

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Posted: 03/19/2007 - Zack Greinke appears to be pitching his way into the Kansas City Royals' rotation.

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Veasley and Butler Survive Scare

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Posted: 03/15/2007 - Freeport native Willie Veasley was held scoreless, but he had a huge block in the Bulldogs 11-point win Thursday.

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Acie Law the new sheriff in Texas

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Posted: 03/15/2007 - Acie Law led the way with 20 points as Texas A-and-M eliminated Penn from the N-C-A-A tournament, 68-to-52. The Aggies will now face Louisville in the second round of the tournament.

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SIU Hooks Up With Holy Cross In Round One

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Posted: 03/13/2007 - A day after the Salukis got their highest N-C-A-A seeding in school history, Southern Illinois' coach is well aware that a first-round victory could produce a match-up with Illinois.

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