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Make mine medium-rare: Men really do eat more meat than women, study says

Jun. 13, 2024 15:56 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Vacationing in Chicago this week from Europe, Jelle den Burger and Nirusa Naguleswaran grabbed a bite at the Dog House Grill: a classic Italian beef sandwich for him, grilled cheese for her. Both think the way their genders lined up with their food choices was no...

A women's pro soccer game was bumped for a music festival; Red Stars looking for a place to play it

Jun. 12, 2024 21:51 PM EDT

The Chicago Red Stars are looking for an alternative venue for their Sept. 21 home game against the San Diego Wave because of a just-announced music festival at SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview, Illinois. Organizers of Riot Fest announced Wednesday that the festival was relocating...

Cal Raleigh drives in go-ahead run in 7th as Mariners beat White Sox 4-3

Jun. 12, 2024 01:36 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Cal Raleigh hit a go-ahead two-run double in the seventh inning and the Seattle Mariners earned a 4-3 comeback win over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. It was the second consecutive night that Raleigh drove in the winning run, after he hit a walk-off grand...

Man arraigned in fatal shooting of off-duty Chicago police officer

Jun. 11, 2024 19:18 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A 22-year-old man entered a plea of not guilty Tuesday in the fatal shooting of an off-duty Chicago police officer. Xavier L. Tate Jr. was arraigned on first-degree murder, aggravated vehicular hijacking and possession of a stolen firearm charges in the April 21...

Palestinian DC chef and Senegalese restaurant in New Orleans win coveted James Beard Awards

Jun. 11, 2024 08:41 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A Palestinian chef using ancient cooking techniques, a Senegalese restaurant in New Orleans and an upscale Thai restaurant in Oregon won coveted James Beard Awards Monday at a red carpet awards ceremony in Chicago. More than 100 restaurants were finalists across 22...

Book Review: ‘Miss May Does Not Exist’ is an engaging study of enigmatic Hollywood figure Elaine May

Jun. 10, 2024 13:00 PM EDT

Groundbreaking comedian, writer and filmmaker Elaine May charted her own fearlessly original path in Hollywood and the theater world over the decades. Shunning the spotlight and reluctant to talk to reporters, her name might not be as well known as her comedy partner, Mike Nichols, but Carrie...

Red Stars set NWSL attendance record but fall to Bay FC 2-1 at Wrigley Field

Jun. 09, 2024 01:15 AM EDT

Bay FC got goals from Kiki Pickett and Joelle Anderson to beat the Chicago Red Stars 2-1 in front of a National Women's Soccer League single-game record of 35,038 fans at Wrigley Field on Saturday night. Penelope Hocking volleyed in a deflected cross for her fourth goal of the season...

Chet Walker, a 7-time All-Star forward who helped the 76ers win the 1967 NBA title, has died

Jun. 09, 2024 01:01 AM EDT

Chet Walker, a seven-time All-Star forward who helped Wilt Chamberlain and the Philadelphia 76ers win the 1967 NBA title and later starred for the Chicago Bulls, has died. He was 84. The National Basketball Players Association confirmed Walker's death, according to NBA.com. The...

Authorities identify 77-year-old man killed in suburban Chicago home explosion

Jun. 08, 2024 10:09 AM EDT

LAKE ZURICH, Ill. (AP) — Authorities released the name of a 77-year-old man who was found dead after a house exploded in suburban Chicago on Tuesday. The Lake County Coroner’s Office identified the man as Timothy Toczylowski on Friday evening. He was a resident of the home,...

Red Sox outfielder Tyler O’Neill departs with right knee discomfort

Jun. 08, 2024 00:36 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Boston Red Sox right fielder Tyler O’Neill could be going back on the injured list after his ailing right knee flared up again on Friday night. O'Neill was just activated from the 10-day injured list Wednesday after being sidelined by right knee inflammation. ...