Cubs tweak lineup vs. Brewers

Even with a National League Central title at stake, it might not be such a bad idea for the Chicago Cubs to tweak their lineup Friday night against the Milwaukee Brewers. Javier Baez will take over for Addison Russell at shortstop, with Ben Zobrist returning to the lineup and starting …

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Bears injury tracker: Positive news surfaces on LB Nick Kwiatkoski’s pec injury

The Chicago Bears host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. Here’s the latest on the team’s injury news.  WEEK 3 (vs. Pittsburgh Steelers) Out for Sunday: Linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski (right pectoralis) Doubtful for Sunday: Guard Josh Sitton (ribs) Questionable for Sunday: Offensive lineman Tom Compton (hip). Did not participate Friday: Kwiatkoski, Sitton Limited participation Friday: Compton Full …

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It’s fall? High temperature sure doesn’t feel like it.

The first weekend of fall is here, but the crisp temperatures are taking their time arriving. Friday is the third consecutive day of at least 90-degrees in Chicago, and its high — a scorching 93 degrees so far — has set a record well above the average Sept. 22 temperature …

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Double shooting leaves victims seriously injured on South Side

A 36-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman were seriously wounded Friday morning in a double shooting on the South Side in the Parkway Gardens neighborhood, Chicago police said. The attack happened shortly before 11 a.m. in the 6400 block of South King Drive, police said. The two victims were on …

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