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BREAKING NEWS: 'Regrettable' EP coach who blew whistle on Jackie Robinson West arrested after scuffle

BREAKING NEWS: 'Regrettable'  EP coach who blew whistle on Jackie Robinson West arrested after scuffle

    The Evergreen Park Athletic Association official who blew the whistle on the Jackie Robinson West Little League for cheating by violating residency rules was charged early Tuesday morning with disorderly conduct and assault after chasing a woman down a residential street and threatening her husband, police said. Chris Janes, 39, of the 9100 block of Albany Avenue, was standing near his car when the woman arrived home at approximately 1:09 a.m.,... Read more

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Denied, but not downtrodden

  HEADLINE: Denied, but not downtrodden SUBHEAD: After falling to Rams, Bulldogs bounce Spartans   By Ken Karrson Sports Editor               There was no perfect 10, or even an imperfect one, awaiting Richards this season.             Extending their string of consecutive conference championships to 10 was going to require the Bulldogs to seek plenty of outside help. A series of early losses in South Suburban Conference crossover games saw to that, and they did themselves no favor by dropping a Red Division... Read more

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Old Brosnan doesn’t bond well with audience in ‘November Man…

By Tony Pinto Pierce Brosnan is back in action as a wannabe James Bond. The man who actually played James Bond in “Goldeneye” nearly 20 years ago, is back trying to be an action star in the movie “The November Man.”      At 61, he’s still got something, but that might just be his appetite for on screen drinking.  Brosnan plays ex-CIA agent Peter Devereaux, who, like Bond, is fond of the liquor.... Read more

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Pitchers and catchers have reported and …

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We’ve endured freezing cold temperatures for several days and continue to look at the snow that fell on Super Bowl Sunday. Face it; winter is getting old real fast. But four magical words help me cope and realize that the frozen tundra won’t last forever: “pitchers and catchers report.”   Cubs and White Sox pitchers and catchers reported last Thursday and Friday, respectively. The rest of the players arrived... Read more