PITTSBURGH (AP)–Gerrit Cole won consecutive starts for the first time since early June, NL batting leader Josh Harrison had three hits and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 7-3 Friday night for their seventh win in eight games.
JOLIET, Ill. (AP)–The NASCAR Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway has been postponed by rain.
UNDATED (AP) — After dominating the Chicago Sky in the first two games of the WNBA Finals, Diana Taurasi and her Phoenix Mercury know closing out the series won’t be easy.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois program to help women become outdoors enthusiasts will celebrate its 20th anniversary this month.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — If ever the Chicago Bears needed Jay Cutler to be a stabilizing force, this would seem to be the time.