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Chicago wins first WNBA title with 80-74 win over Phoenix

Oct. 17, 2021 21:13 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Candace Parker returned home to bring Chicago a championship. She did just that, leading the Sky to the franchise’s first title. Allie Quigley scored 26 points and Parker added 16 points, 13 rebounds and five assists and Chicago beat the Phoenix Mercury...

Rodgers throws 2 TDs, runs for 1 as Packers beat Bears 24-14

Oct. 17, 2021 18:39 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Aaron Rodgers didn't need to say it. He couldn't resist. Rodgers turned toward the crowd after running for a touchdown to help secure yet another win for Green Bay over Chicago. Then, he yelled, “I still own you! I still own you!” ...

Fields' inconsistency hurts Bears in 24-14 loss to Packers

Oct. 17, 2021 18:27 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Justin Fields was terrific on Chicago's first possession. He showed off his arm and legs on another impressive drive for the Bears in the fourth quarter. Other than that, he looked like just another rookie quarterback. Fields showed...

The Chicago Sky win their first WNBA championship, beating Phoenix Mercury 80-74 in Game 4

Oct. 17, 2021 17:15 PM EDT
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Sky win their first WNBA championship, beating Phoenix Mercury 80-74 in Game 4.

Chicago's postal delivery delivery under fire at hearing

Oct. 17, 2021 15:15 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s postal delivery service has come under fire as “dysfunctional” for widespread delays in mail delivery at a recent congressional field hearing. The city's residents have complained for months that they aren't receiving important mail,...

Saturday's Scores

Oct. 17, 2021 05:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Abingdon 20, Knoxville 19 Anna-Jonesboro 38, Madison 26 Belleville East 13, Belleville West 7 Camp Point Central 44, Moweaqua Central A&M 14 Carrollton 55, Mendon Unity...

Parker and Sky look to close out Mercury

Oct. 16, 2021 17:24 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Candace Parker isn't anticipating another rout that would complete the perfect ending to her homecoming by bringing the city of Chicago and the Sky their first WNBA title. Parker and the Sky will try to win the best of five series in Chicago on Sunday...

Pritzker delays vaccine deadline for some state workers

Oct. 16, 2021 11:30 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. J.B. Pritzker has pushed back a deadline for state employees of veterans' homes, prisons and other congregate facilities to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as his office negotiates with labor unions representing some workers. Pritzker, who in August...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 06:10 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= ALAH def. Argenta-Oreana, forfeit Aledo (Mercer County) 54, Stark County 0 Algonquin (Jacobs) 49, Hampshire 13 Amundsen 34, Chicago Sullivan 0 Annawan/Wethersfield (FB Coop)...

Chicago uses stellar defensive effort to rout Phoenix 86-50

Oct. 16, 2021 01:03 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Kahleah Copper provided the offense and the Chicago Sky used a dominant defensive effort to move within a win of the franchise’s first WNBA championship. Copper scored 20 of her 22 points in the first half and Chicago routed the Phoenix Mercury 86-50 on...