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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...

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...