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  The Cubs reportedly have agreed to terms with No. 1 draft pick Albert Almora, a high school center fielder out of Florida. Although some details need to be worked out, the deal is said to be worth $3.9 million.

Cubs, top pick Almora reach agreement

Updated: 7/9/2012 08:39 PM

  Major League Baseball, says columnist Mike Imrem, has done everything possible the past several decades to make the All-Star Game less appealing. And Mike says It isn't difficult to find a new TV show or even a rerun that's more attractive than...

All-Star Game definitely not must-see TV

Updated: 7/9/2012 08:47 PM

  At the season's unofficial halfway point, Bruce Miles takes a look at several points of interest on the Cubs: the rise of Anthony Rizzo, the growth of Starlin Castro, the improved Cubs' defense, and some terrific work by a pair of setup men in the...

Some key points as Cubs hit halfway point

Updated: 7/9/2012 05:19 PM

  Illinois junior linebacker Jonathan Brown and senior defensive end Michael Buchanan have both been named to the preseason watch list for the 2012 Bednarik Award, given annually the nation's top defensive player.

2 Illini football players make national list

Updated: 7/9/2012 01:43 PM

  The big promises of energy drinks are hardly reliable. At most, many store-bought energy drinks supply a short-lived energy boost and can have undesirable effects. Try a homemade smoothie instead to put pep in your step.

Fueling up vs. filling up with homemade smoothies

Updated: 7/9/2012 02:07 PM

  Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes reached a settlement in their divorce case, putting an official end to the much-scrutinized romance less than two weeks after Holmes unexpectedly filed for divorce. “The case has been settled and the agreement has...

Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes reach settlement in divorce case

Updated: 7/9/2012 01:55 PM

  Automotive enthusiasts love to measure their beloved four-wheeled machines' capabilities by using the term "horsepower." Chuck Barnes owns a stable-full of true classic muscle — real horsepower — in his modern horse barn.

Barrington barn packs plenty of horsepower

Updated: 7/6/2012 03:50 PM

  Marines are doing it. Office workers are doing it. Prisoners are doing it. Increasingly, people in settings beyond the serene yoga studio or contemplative nature path are engaging in the practice of mindfulness, a mental technique that dwells on...

Mental technique takes relaxed approach to stress

Updated: 7/6/2012 01:41 PM

  An increasing number of doctors are talking to their patients about medical concerns on social networks. Physicians are adding patients as friends on Facebook and discussing their private health issues in the open. And while getting a wall post on...

Social media in health care creates risks, benefits

Updated: 7/6/2012 10:57 AM

  An AIDS-free generation: It seems an audacious goal, considering how the HIV epidemic still is raging around the world. Yet more than 20,000 international HIV researchers and activists will gather in the nation's capital later this month with a...

New optimism about stemming spread of AIDS

Updated: 7/6/2012 02:01 PM

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