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The naked truth -- Wade looks forward to coming home

The naked truth -- Wade looks forward to coming home

Photo by Jeff Vorva Dwyane Wade had some fun at one of his south suburban camps in 2011. He is scheduled to return to the area as a member of the Bulls.    Those who remember former Richards High School standout Dwyane Wade as a shy teenager might be a little surprised that he is not a very shy 34-year-old as he has done several fashion ads for high-level suit makers throughout his... Read more

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Not really worth the wait

Not really worth the wait

  Photo by Jeff Vorva Brother Rice first baseman Ryan Kutt hustled but could not catch a foul popup in Monday’s loss to Plainfield South. Brother Rice had one of the best baseball teams in the state and nation this spring and came up short in the Illinois High School Association state tournament by falling in the sectionals. The Crusaders were hoping for some kind of state championship hardware to show for it. While the Lawler Summer Classic State... Read more

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BEAR UNNECISSITIES

BEAR UNNECISSITIES

‘Ted 2’ sequel should have stayed in hibernation The comedy “Ted 2” is an unneeded sequel to the film “Ted.” The first brought us Mark Wahlberg as John, along with Seth MacFarlane as Ted, his foul-mouthed Teddy bear of a best friend. This film picks up a little after the first film ended. We see the bear getting married to his sleazy fiancee, Tami-Lynn (Jessica Barth), at a wedding officiated by Sam... Read more

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Youth baseball should be fun first befor…

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When I was a kid, we were still playing baseball at this time of year. I recall that youngsters who excelled on the diamond were selected to all-star tournament teams usually late in June or early July. I was fortunate to be on some of those teams in the major division (ages 11-12) pony division (ages 13-15) and the traveling league (ages 16-18). I recall regular season games went right through... Read more