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CHICAGO -- Nick Martini had to wait 10 at-bats and nearly three weeks to collect his first hit in the Majors, but the experience, no doubt, proved to be worth it. Playing near his Crystal Lake, Ill., home, Martini delivered a two-out pinch-hit single in the eighth inning on Saturday afternoon to give the A's a 7-6 comeback victory over the White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field.

CHICAGO -- Lucas Giolito turned in his best start of a tough 2018 season, the White Sox ended an eight-game losing streak and Friday night's 6-4 victory over the A's at Guaranteed Rate Field salvaged a doubleheader split and gave the White Sox a much-needed good feeling going into Saturday afternoon's contest. "I felt in sync," Giolito said. "[Catcher Omar Narvaez] and I were working really well, finally commanding the fastball the way I should. Definitely the best I felt out there this…

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ROMEOVILLE, Ill. – The Great Lakes Valley Conference announced on Wednesday (June 20) that 10 Lewis University student-athletes have earned the Brother James Gaffney, FSC Distinguished Scholar Award.

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ROMEOVILLE, Ill. – A total of 197 Lewis University student-athletes were selected to the 2017-18 Academic All-Great Lakes Valley Conference team on Tuesday (June 19).

An emergency response effort to earthquakes in Mexico turned into an ongoing nutrition class, teaching women in the community how to prepare healthy food.

What would happen if crime was legal for one night every year? This terrifying question was the central premise of The Purge, a film set in a dystopian future where criminal activity was allowed...

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture is recalling more than 228,000 pounds of Spam and another product made by Minnesota-based Hormel after four consumers complained about metal objects in the food.

Ocean’s 8 comes to theaters on June 8. The latest film from Gary Ross (The Hunger Games) is also a continuation of the Ocean’s film series. The previous three installments centered around Daniel...

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