A buzz at Moraine for new hoops coach

  Despite the fact that the men's basketball head coaching job at Moraine Valley Community College is a part-time position, athletic director Bill Finn was amazed at the level of  coaches who applied for the open job. But the candidate who was chosen by Finn and search committee as the program’s new head coach possessed one quality – full-time availability – that set himself apart from the others. Moraine Valley named long-time... Read more


Chicago Fire notes heading into D.C. gam…

D.C. UNITED AT CHICAGO FIRE WHEN: 4 p.m. Saturday WHERE: Toyota Park, Bridgeview FIRE RECORD: 1-2-3 D.C. RECORD: 2-3-3 LAST TIME: D.C. beat the Fire 4-0 in Washington on Oct. 18. Accam likely not ready for D.C. United game With an offense that has seen just seven on-target shots in the past five matches, Chicago Fire officials were hoping that last week’s bye week would enable offensive threat David Accam to be ready for Saturday’s game against D.C. United. But Accam, who has... Read more

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‘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


Prince will rest in purple legacy


Breaking news happens all the time and we have had our fair share this year. On Thursday, April 21, we had three stories of a larger magnitude. Two sports stories were worthy of front page coverage along with a prominent death. I’ve read numerous accounts on the death of Prince Rogers Nelson, 57, better known as just Prince. The multi-faceted singer and musician died at this Paisley Park estate in Chanhassen,... Read more