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'Hungry' Imanaga delivers in a big spot for the Cubs once again

Jun. 15, 2024 19:09 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Shota Imanaga emphatically pumped his left arm as the Wrigley Field crowd of 40,088 roared its approval on a picturesque Saturday afternoon. Imanaga had the Chicago Cubs on their way to a 5-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals, and the Japanese left-hander was...

Think cicadas are weird? Check out superfans, who eat the bugs, use them in art and even striptease

Jun. 15, 2024 16:25 PM EDT

FOREST PARK, Illinois (AP) — Mayumi Barrack sees a pair of mating periodical cicadas getting together, whips out her phone, says, “Hi guys!" and takes their picture. “I'm not really a bug person, but as I look more and more I feel they are adorable,” Barrack explained, noting...

Suárez, Pederson homer, Nelson goes 6 innings in Diamondbacks' 7-1 victory over White Sox

Jun. 15, 2024 01:07 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Eugenio Suárez homered, Ryne Nelson pitched six solid innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Chicago White Sox 7-1 on Friday night for their fourth victory in five games and ninth in 13. Nelson (4-5) allowed six hits, walked one and struck out a career-high...

Ariel Atkins scores 29, Mystics blow 15-point lead before beating Sky 83-81

Jun. 14, 2024 22:49 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ariel Atkins scored a season-high 29 points on 9-of-13 shooting to help the Washington Mystics hold on to beat the Chicago Sky 83-81 on Friday night for their second consecutive win after 12 straight losses to open the season. Julie Vanloo hit a 3-pointer with...

The AZEK Company: Fiscal Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jun. 14, 2024 16:17 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — CHICAGO (AP) — The AZEK Company Inc. (AZEK) on Friday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $49.8 million. The Chicago-based company said it had profit of 34 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 39 cents per share. ...

Illinois lawmakers unable to respond to governor's prison plan because they lack quorum

Jun. 14, 2024 15:47 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Members of a legislative review panel on Friday said a state proposal to replace the ancient Stateville Correctional Center in suburban Chicago makes sense, but Gov. J.B. Pritzker's administration needs to provide more details. However, the bipartisan...

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

Jun. 14, 2024 09:51 AM 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...