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  • On The Fly: Rizzotti Gets Record 300th Win

    On The Fly: Rizzotti Gets Record 300th Win
    It hasn't been an easy road for Hartford women's basketball and its coach Jen Rizzotti the past few years, what with injuries to key players and missing the postseason for the first time in 10 years last year. But Hartford (11-11) eked out Rizzotti's...
  • Naperville marathon expands after registration more than doubles

    Naperville marathon expands after registration more than doubles
    The second annual Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon and Half Marathon on Sunday will have more than twice as many runners as the inaugural race and will feature several new amenities. "Safety is always a big concern, so we're going to have more runner...
  • New Year's fresh start means fresh tracks for local runner

    New Year's fresh start means fresh tracks for local runner
    Not one to follow personal New Year’s resolutions, Marty Kander, 68, of Buffalo Grove favors doable practices year-round. Kander is a former marathoner and a runner who hits the pavement six days a week. Locals may see Kander jogging in his Windsor...
  • Rita Jeptoo faces 3-month wait for ruling in doping case

    Rita Jeptoo faces 3-month wait for ruling in doping case
    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan marathoner Rita Jeptoo will have to wait up to three more months to learn the outcome of the hearing into her positive doping test. Athletics Kenya requested more time for further investigation after the three-time...
  • Group pressures city for separate biking, cycling paths on lakefront

    Group pressures city for separate biking, cycling paths on lakefront
    The Active Transportation Alliance is putting pressure on the city to create separate bike and walking paths, launching a petition drive to get the public behind the effort.  Right now, the Lakefront Trail is a single, two-way path—on most...
  • Maggie Daley Park will get new restaurant this year

    Maggie Daley Park will get new restaurant this year
    A Chicago-based bar group with nearly a dozen taverns may be opening up a new restaurant at downtown's still-under-construction Maggie Daley Park later this year. The Chicago Park District board of commissioners on Wednesday will consider sealing a 10-...
  • Agent says Chicago Marathon winner paid to avoid doping ban

    Agent says Chicago Marathon winner paid to avoid doping ban
    The agent for three-time Bank of America Chicago Marathon winner Liliya Shobukhova said she paid the Russian track federation more than $600,000 to avoid a doping suspension, the French sports newspaper L’Equipe reported Wednesday. L’Equipe&...
  • Jon Drummond ban another ugly doping story for track and field

    Jon Drummond ban another ugly doping story for track and field
    It has been quite a couple weeks in the creepy, crawly world of doping in track and field. The latest:  Coach Jon Drummond, a 2000 Olympic relay gold medalist, 2012 U.S. Olympic relay coach and still listed (until late this afternoon) as chair of USA...
  • Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo positive on 'B' sample

    Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo positive on 'B' sample
    Rita Jeptoo is one step closer to losing her 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon title and nearly $600,000 in prize money from her Chicago victory and the World Marathon Majors series for doping. The Kenyan track and field federation, Athletics Kenya,...
  • Church gives congregants $500 each to do good

    Church gives congregants $500 each to do good
    Christmas came early for people in the pews of LaSalle Street Church the first Sunday in September. That morning their pastor handed them $500 checks. The Rev. Laura Truax, pastor of the evangelical church in Chicago's Near North neighborhood, told...
  • News the rest of the media won't give you about 2015

    News the rest of the media won't give you about 2015
    Here's the news the rest of the media won't give you about 2015. Actually, they're predictions. Or they're jokes. Frankly, there isn't much difference most of the time, unless the person doing the predicting is named Tom Skilling. Otherwise, Jay...