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Coyotes rally for 4-3 shootout win over Blackhawks

Dec. 8, 2019 11:47 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — After falling behind early, the surprising Arizona Coyotes came back to pull out a win and grab a share of first place in the Pacific Division. Conor Garland and Nick Schmaltz scored on the Coyotes’ first two attempts against Robin Lehner in the shootout, and Arizona rallied from two...

Rapper Juice WRLD dies after medical emergency in Chicago

Dec. 8, 2019 6:38 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Rapper Juice WRLD, who launched his career on SoundCloud before becoming a streaming juggernaut and rose to the top of the charts with the Sting-sampled hit “Lucid Dreams,” died early Sunday after a “medical emergency” at Chicago's Midway International Airport....

Andrew Yang having fun, but Democrat's message is serious

Dec. 8, 2019 11:19 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Of all the many Democrats running for president, Andrew Yang is having the most fun. Unburdened by expectations and unbothered by political convention, the tech entrepreneur has spent months cruising around the country, mixing his dark warnings about America's new tech economy with doses of...

Diggins scores 25 to carry UIC past Purdue Fort Wayne 62-49

Dec. 7, 2019 7:06 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Michael Diggins had a season-high 25 points as Illinois-Chicago beat Purdue Fort Wayne 62-49 on Saturday. Diggins shot 10 for 11 from the field. Jamie Ahale had 19 points, hitting six from distance for Illinois-Chicago (4-6). Godwin Boahen added 13 points and 12 rebounds. Tarkus Ferguson had...

Chicago Cubs facing federal review over Wrigley Field access

Dec. 7, 2019 6:17 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Federal officials are investigating whether the Chicago Cubs’ ongoing $1 billion renovation of Wrigley Field provides adequate wheelchair access. The Cubs have filed a notice of the review in Chicago federal court where the team is defending itself against a lawsuit filed by a...

Williamson lifts Loyola of Chicago past Quincy 90-59

Dec. 7, 2019 4:39 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Lucas Williamson had a career-high 25 points as Loyola of Chicago easily beat Division II Quincy University 90-59 on Saturday. Williamson made 7 of 8 3-pointers. Cameron Krutwig had 18 points and eight rebounds for Loyola of Chicago (6-4). Marquise Kennedy added 11 points. Aher Uguak had...

Chicago chief's firing again rattles confidence in force

Dec. 7, 2019 10:57 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The unceremonious firing of Chicago's police superintendent just weeks before his retirement has rattled a department that, under his leadership, was seeking to restore public confidence since the release of a 2014 video showing a white officer killing a black teenager with 16 gunshots. ...

Glenn Robinson III scores 20 points, Warriors beat Bulls

Dec. 6, 2019 11:33 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Draymond Green is finally getting to see Glenn Robinson III's complete game. Robinson scored the go-ahead basket and finished with 20 points to help the Golden State Warriors rally past the Chicago Bulls 100-98 on Friday night. The Warriors beat the Bulls for the second time this season,...

Holtkamp-Sterling becomes first mother to officiate in NBA

Dec. 6, 2019 9:42 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Referee Lauren Holtkamp-Sterling made NBA history Friday night when she became the first mother to officiate a league game. Holtkamp-Sterling worked the Bulls-Warriors game in Chicago. The game was the first for Holtkamp-Sterling since she gave birth to daughter Stoan this year. She missed...

Cubs agree to 1-year contract with reliever Winkler

Dec. 6, 2019 6:21 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs and reliever Dan Winkler agreed Friday to a one-year contract that pays $750,000 in the majors. The 29-year-old right-hander is 8-2 with two saves and a 3.68 ERA in 117 relief appearances over five seasons with Atlanta. He was 3-1 with a 4.98 ERA in 27 outings for the Braves...