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Jeff Vorva's Extra Point: XXXXXL love coming Tuesday for Richards swimming coach

Jeff Vorva's Extra Point: XXXXXL love coming Tuesday for Richards swimming coach

      Supplied photo Richards swim coach Joel Staszewski, who joined a JV team in the pool after a meet last season, has gone through some serious health issues this summer and area swim teams are rallying around to help him and his family.   The 2016-17 area high school sports season is in its infancy and already I am writing a column I hate. And love. I love the fact that away from the pool, some... Read more

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Fire and Red Stars report: Fire players …

    FIRE AT D.C. UNITED WHEN: 6 p.m. Saturday WHERE: At RFK Stadium, Washington, D.C. FIRE RECORD:  5-11-7 (though Tuesday) D.C. UNITED RECORD: 6-10-8 LAST TIME: The teams tied 1-1 at Toyota Park when ex-Fire plyer Patrick Nyarko knotted the game in the 65th minute.   HEADLINE – Fire players no longer road worriers By Jeff Vorva Sports Editor The monkey – make that gorilla – is off the backs of Chicago Fire players. After more than two years  -- actually 771 days – 36 MLS matches... 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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Bears get creamed, buat least it did not…

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  It all started with a phone call from my sister, Jean. We talked about a variety of things and she mentioned that her husband and my brother-in-law, Pat, had tickets to the Chicago Bears game. The Chicago Bears? I then got my bearings and realized the NFL preseason begins the first week of August. I guess my mind was still on baseball because it was hot and humid outside. It turns... Read more