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CLINTON (AP) — Ryan Scott scored the winning run on an error with two outs in the seventh inning, as the Clinton LumberKings topped the Burlington Bees 3-2 in the second game of a doubleheader on Tuesday.

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CLINTON — A quiet day at the plate stymied Clinton in the series finale Sunday against Cedar Rapids.

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CLINTON —The Clinton LumberKings fell to the Bowling Green Hot Rods on Tuesday night at Ashford University Field, 2-1, in the team's first extra inning contest of the season. The free base runner placed on second to start each extra inning proved to be the deciding run in an otherwise exciti…

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CLINTON — The National Junior Collegiate Athletic Association (NJCAA) is bringing their Regional XI Division II (DII) rounds for the Junior College World Series to Ashford University Field Wednesday, May 9th through Wednesday, May 16th. This will mark the first time in the over 80-year histo…

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BELOIT, Wis. — Jack Larsen drove in five runs and the Clinton LumberKings dropped the Beloit Snappers 8-5 in a seesaw battle at Harry Pohlman Field on Sunday afternoon. Larsen ended his afternoon going 3-for-5 at the plate with a triple and five RBI.

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BELOIT, Wis. — The Clinton LumberKings could muster just one run against Beloit Snappers pitching during a 2-1 loss at Harry Pohlman Field on Friday night.

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GRAND CHUTE, Wis. — A five run sixth inning by the Clinton LumberKings proved to be the difference in their seventh straight win, as they dropped the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 6-2 on Monday night at Neuroscience Group Field. Oliver Jaskie picked up his first win for Clinton (11-3) with seven…

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CLINTON — The Seattle Mariners have assigned 25 players to the active roster of the Class A Clinton LumberKings and manager Denny Hocking to open the 2018 season. Hocking, 47, a 13-year Major League veteran, will lead a team that features top prospect Oliver Jaskie and fan favorite Dimas Ojeda.

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DENVER — President Donald Trump couldn’t stand NFL players kneeling in protest during “The Star-Spangled Banner.” His angry call to fire players who didn’t stand for the national anthem rekindled both the national debate over the issue and the movement itself.

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LAKE FOREST, Ill. — For all the criticism thrown his way, Chicago Bears coach John Fox has at least one important fan.

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CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs added to their rotation Thursday, agreeing to a $38 million, three-year contract with right-hander Tyler Chatwood.

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LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Chicago Bears coach John Fox once again insisted he is not worrying about his future.

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CHICAGO (AP) — Goran Dragic and the Miami Heat followed the lowest-scoring first quarter in team history with the highest-scoring one of the season to beat the Chicago Bulls.

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NEW YORK — Jose Altuve and the Houston Astros have grown together, enduring an arduous rebuild and coming out the other side among baseball’s best.

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LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Jordan Howard found no room to run and Tarik Cohen was more of an invisible man than a flashy playmaker for the Chicago Bears.

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LAKE FOREST, Ill. — It almost seems Chicago Bears Coach John Fox can’t win for losing or winning.

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CHICAGO — The Green Bay Packers would love nothing more than to have Aaron Rodgers return this season and lead a deep playoff run.

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Matthew Stafford passed for 361 yards and two touchdowns to Marvin Jones, and the Detroit Lions snapped a three-game losing streak with a 30-17 win on Monday night over the offensively challenged Green Bay Packers.

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TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals, after a week off to recover from their embarrassing performance in London, went back to work Tuesday but don't expect David Johnson to return to rescue the team's sputtering season.

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LOS ANGELES — Carlos Correa is such a fresh face, his first big-league hit was assisted by technology.

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CHICAGO — The Chicago Bulls say forward Nikola Mirotic suffered multiple broken bones in his face as well as a concussion in a fight with teammate Bobby Portis during practice.

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BALTIMORE— When the Chicago Bears weigh the good and bad facets of their performance against the Baltimore Ravens, it’s likely they will come up with this conclusion:

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LOS ANGELES — Justin Turner hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 on Sunday to take a 2-0 lead in the NL Championship Series.

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CHICAGO — Game 4 of the NL Division Series was washed away by rain Tuesday, postponing Jake Arrieta’s return for the Chicago Cubs and leading to a decision by Washington Nationals Manager Dusty Baker sure to be debated inside the Beltway.

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CHICAGO — Moments after his go-ahead hit, Anthony Rizzo walked across the infield at frenzied Wrigley Field and shouted “Respect me! Respect me!”

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WASHINGTON (AP) — As Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo and the rest of the Chicago Cubs begin their bid for the franchise’s first World Series championship in, um, one year — not quite the same panache to it as “more than a century,” eh? — they’ll take on Bryce Harper’s Washington Nationals, a club…

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CHICAGO — Kyle Hendricks tops out at about 88 mph. He looks and talks more like a college professor than a professional baseball player. He is among the most anonymous players on the star-studded Chicago Cubs.

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AMES, Iowa — Texas has owned its series with Iowa State, winning 12 of the last 14 games against the Cyclones since the two schools became rivals with the formation of the Big 12.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sylvia Fowles grabbed a WNBA Finals-record 17 rebounds and scored 13 points to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 70-68 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks in Game 2 on Tuesday night, evening the series at one game apiece.

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Krista Voda may travel the United States to cover NASCAR events for NBC, but she says everything comes back around to her upbringing in Clinton.

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GLENDALE, Ariz. — Asked about players who did not stand for the national anthem before preseason games, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Monday that while the playing of the anthem is a special moment to him, “we also have to understand the other side.”

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DENVER — Chad Bettis drew a standing ovation when he took the mound for the first time since cancer treatment, then threw seven impressive innings Monday night as the Colorado Rockies beat the Atlanta Braves 3-0.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Former Iowa quarterback Jake Rudock showed the Detroit Lions he could fill in for Matthew Stafford — if needed.

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CHICAGO — Whit Merrifield had a chance to hit for the cycle. He settled for a really fun day.

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LONDON — Allyson Felix earned a second gold medal on Sunday and highlighted the overwhelming performance of the United States at the 10-day world championships.

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Justin Thomas remembers hearing the roar before he ever saw the shot.

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DETROIT — Dale Earnhardt Jr. said Thursday he’s proud of his accomplishments after Kevin Harvick suggested NASCAR’s growth has been hindered because Earnhardt hasn’t won enough.

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jordan Spieth felt like he was “free rolling” coming into the PGA Championship, the only major keeping him from the career Grand Slam.

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LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska has lost promising freshman Jaevon McQuitty to a season-ending knee injury and two other receivers have missed practice time, blows to a position that already was a concern entering the season.

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CHICAGO — Mitch Trubisky threw for 166 yards and led three scoring drives after Mike Glennon struggled for Chicago, but the Denver Broncos scored two long touchdowns in the closing minutes to beat the Bears 24-17 in the preseason opener Thursday night.

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From Little League on up, players emulate major leaguers, so Major League Baseball's pace-of-play problem is trickling down. Four innings into a recent College World Series game here, just seven hits and three runs had consumed 96 minutes. During a coach's visit to the pitcher's mound, the o…

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