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  • Mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia is just a neighborhood guy

    Mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia is just a neighborhood guy
    Jesus "Chuy" Garcia considers himself a neighborhood guy. Since moving from Mexico to Chicago in 1965, he lived in two predominantly Latino neighborhoods, first in Pilsen where he stayed for four years before landing in Little Village, where he still...
  • Ban will cost Rita Jeptoo the Chicago Marathon title

    Ban will cost Rita Jeptoo the Chicago Marathon title
    Unless she can successfully appeal, Kenya’s Rita Jeptoo will lose her 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon title and its $100,000 in prize money and the $500,000 prize as winner of the 2013-14 Abbott World Marathon Majors Series after Athletics...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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-...
  • Chicago Marathon winner Rita Jeptoo's doping hearing to be held in Kenya

    Chicago Marathon winner Rita Jeptoo's doping hearing to be held in Kenya
    NAIROBI, Kenya -- Kenya's athletics federation will hold a hearing for Rita Jeptoo next Thursday, with the marathon runner ordered to attend along with two coaches and her agent as the East African country investigates its latest and possibly most...
  • 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&...