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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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Fire and Red Stars focus

Fire and Red Stars focus

Photo by Jeff Vorva Arturo Alvarez, shown in a game earlier this year, scored the Fire’s lone goal Saturday night against Dallas.   CHICAGO FIRE AT NEW ENGLAND WHEN: 6:30 p.m., Saturday WHERE: Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Mass. FIRE RECORD: 4-9-5 NEW ENGLAND’S RECORD: 5-7-8 LAST TIME: New England beat the Fire, 2-0 on May 14 in Foxborough. Lee Nguyen and Femi Hollinger-Janzen scored goals for the Revolution.  Fire’s road winless streak hits 34 It was just their luck. The Chicago Fire was hoping to break its... 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