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Bears’ Eberflus appreciates moment with opener at hand

By Andrew Seligman Associated Press LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) β€” Matt Eberflus can appreciate the moment. He's a first-time head coach trying to turn around a founding NFL franchise, and the next big step comes this week when the Chicago…

Lynn dominates as White Sox snap M’s streak with 3-2 win

By Tim Booth Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) β€” Even though Lance Lynn was overpowering, he had to give a little credit to his surroundings. A sunny day and an unusual afternoon start time in Seattle played perfectly into Lynn's hands.…

Tiafoe ends Nadal’s 22-match Slam streak in US Open 4th Rd

By Howard Fendrich Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) β€” Frances Tiafoe's vision was blurry from the tears. He was thrilled β€” overwhelmed, even β€” when the last point was over and it hit him that, yes, he had ended Rafael Nadal's 22-match…

Foreign college athletes left out of rush for NIL windfall

By Pat Eaton-Robb Associated Press STORRS, Conn. (AP) β€” UConn forward Dorka Juhasz, like many of her teammates, was excited when she heard college athletes would be allowed to make money through celebrity endorsements and other means.…

Autopsy: Severe brain trauma in ex-NFL player who shot 6

By Michelle Liu Associated Press ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) β€” An autopsy revealed unusually severe brain disease in the frontal lobe of the former NFL player accused of fatally shooting six people in Rock Hill, South Carolina before killing…

Chicago Bears sign purchase agreement to buy Arlington Park

CHICAGO (AP) β€” The Chicago Bears took a major step toward moving out of their longtime home at Soldier Field and into the suburbs by signing a purchase agreement for Arlington Park about 30 miles northwest of the city. "We are excited to…

Former Rockford IceHogs forward Jimmy Hayes dies at 31

ROCKFORD -- Jimmy Hayes, whose eight-year pro career included 120 games with the Rockford IceHogs in the American Hockey League, died Monday at his home in Milton, Massachusetts. He was 31. Hayes began his pro career in 2011 with…

Cleveland’s baseball team goes from Indians to Guardians

CLEVELAND (AP) β€” Known as the Indians since 1915, Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team will be called Guardians. The ballclub announced the name change Friday β€” effective at the end of the 2021 season β€” with a video on Twitter narrated…