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Fire Deal Dallas First Loss Since May, Take Brimstone Cup

The Fire have had a rough time in 2014, recently being eliminated from playoff contention and falling further away from a playoff position.  Facing FC Dallas, placed third in the Western Conference, in the annual Brimstone Cup, newcomer Robert Earnshaw provided the late game heroics in a 1-0 win. Earnshaw's 83rd minute game winner was his second goal in as many games to begin his Fire career. ...

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The NIU Quarterback Carousel….

NIU's offense lines up against Presbyterian's defense on Thursday night (photo take by Gabe Salgado/Chi City Sports).   Who knew that Jordan Lynch's legacy with the Northern Illinois Huskies would make it so difficult for head coach Rod Carey to choose the teams next quarterback. Matt McIntosh, Drew Hare and Anthony Maddie continue to fight to be the next full-time starting quarterback for NIU Football ...

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The Post Jordan Lynch Era Has Begun At NIU

NIU quarterbacks Matt McIntosh, Anthony Maddie and Drew Hare warm up before the game (photo taken by Gabe Salgado/Chi City Sports)   DE KALB- The Northern Illinois Huskies began both the 2014 season, and the post Jordan Lynch era, Thursday night with a 55-3 victory over Presbyterian College from the FCS. For weeks everyone was wondering who the starting quarterback would be on opening night. NIU head c ...

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The Huskies still havent announced a starting quarterback

The 2014 NIU Huskies begin their season against FCS squad Presbyterian Thursday night. DE KALB - With the Northern Illinois Huskies kicking off the 2014 NCAA football season in less than 20 hours, the team is ready to go and they hope to capitalize on the success of the last two seasons. The only issue that lingers is who the starting quarterback will be. After going through training camp over the last four ...

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Chicago Cubs call up Jorge Soler

Another prospect will be joining the Chicago Cubs. The team has called up prospect Jorge Soler, who will make his major league debut Wednesday night in Cincinnati according to reports. The outfielder was pulled from his Triple-A game earlier Monday night with speculation of a move. Now it's official and another part of the future is joining the team. Soler has played in rookie league, Double-A and Triple-A ...

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Reports: Giants Win Appeal

Last night's game which featured the San Francisco Giants against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field was definitely unusual. Anthony Rizzo blasted a 2 run homer out to Sheffield in the bottom of the 1st inning and that would end up being the only runs scored for the remainder of the game. The bottom of the 5th inning approached when a sudden downpour at Wrigley began. The rain lasted around 15 minutes but th ...

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How Expanding The Practice Squad Effects The Bears

The National Football League has allowed all 32 teams to have 10-man practice squads for the 2014 season.   The National Football League and the NFL Players Association on Tuesday agreed to expand the practice squad rosters from eight players to 10 for the 2014 season. This decision is only temporary as this matter will be revisited in 2015. When that time comes, both sides will choose whether to keep ...

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The Week 3 Watch List

Over the first two weeks of the preseason we have started to see the 2014 Bears roster take shape, we have seen different story lines emerge, injuries have started to become a factor, and problem areas have started to reveal themselves. In week 3 we will see the closes thing to a real game, with real Bears players playing significant time. What better place than one of the more difficult stadiums in the NFL ...

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Northern Illinois Still Undecided On Starting Quarterback Position

NIU will open the 2014 season at Huskie Stadium (pictured) against FCS school Presbyterian on August 28th (photo taken by Gabe Salgado/Chi City Sports).   DE KALB- With just 10 days remaining until the opening kick off of the season, the Northern Illinois Huskies are still trying to put things together on the football field. The team has been undergoing some position battles in training camp over the l ...

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Red Stars Fall Just Short of Playoffs

The Chicago Red Stars looked to be in a good position for a playoff berth just weeks ago, but were officially eliminated Sunday when the defending champion Portland Thorns FC defeated Seattle Reign FC in the regular season finale. The Red Stars and fourth place Washington Spirit (the Thorns finished third) finished dead even at 35 points in 24 games in the National Women's Soccer League's second season of p ...

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