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    Chicago Blackhawks trade Shaw to Canadiens

    Andrew Shaw, sent flying after colliding with St. Louis Blues’ Scottie Upshall while reaching for a puck during Game 7 of the first round of this year’s Stanley Cup playoffs series Monday, was traded Friday by the Chicago Blackhawks to the Montreal Canadiens for two draft picks. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

    Jun 24, 2016 7:42 PM

    Andrew Shaw — the player opponents love to hate, but teammates absolutely love — is gone.No longer a Blackhawk. No longer a Chicagoan.In a move made because Shaw’s agent and Hawks general manager Stan Bowman couldn’t come to terms on a new deal, the team decided to trade Shaw to the Montreal Canadiens for a pair of second-round draft picks.

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    Bulls go with experience, draft Denzel Valentine

    The Bulls stuck with their traditional plan and skipped over the 19-year-old projects to take Michigan State senior Denzel Valentine with the No. 14 pick of Thursday's NBA Draft.

    Jun 24, 2016 6:06 AM

    As usual, the Bulls went with experience in the NBA Draft, selecting Michigan State senior Denzel Valentine with the No. 14 pick on Thursday. Valentine is a versatile player who showed great improvement during his college career.

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    Chicago Blackhawks could look different after NHL draft

    Chicago Blackhawks center Andrew Shaw shoots against the St. Louis Blues during the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

    Jun 24, 2016 9:08 AM

    With the NHL draft being held in Buffalo over the weekend, the makeup of the Chicago Blackhawks could change dramatically.

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    WNBA’s Catchings enjoying her farewell tour

    Indiana Fever’s Tamika Catchings is retiring at the end of this season after a 16 seasons in the WNBA. Catchings has created a “Legacy Tour,” conducting different special events in each WNBA city to thank the fans.

    Jun 24, 2016 7:03 PM

    Indiana Fever’s Tamika Catchings is retiring at the end of this season after a 16 seasons in the WNBA. Catchings has created a “Legacy Tour,” conducting different special events in each WNBA city to thank the fans.

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    Championship ring: President calls Cavs coach after title

    Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue acknowledges the crowd as he speaks at a rally, Wednesday, June 22, 2016, in Cleveland. The Cavaliers made history by overcoming a 3-1 deficit to beat the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals and end the city's 52-year drought without a professional sports championship. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

    Jun 24, 2016 8:25 AM

    Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue received a phone call from President Obama, who congratulated him on leading the team to an NBA championship and invited the Cavs to visit him in the White House

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    Olympic qualifying: Plenty to cheer about as Illinois’ best compete at swimming trials

    Neuqua Valley’s Kevin Cordes is the top qualifier in the 100-meter breaststroke for the U.S. Olympic Trials.

    Jun 24, 2016 7:35 PM

    Matt Grevers, Kevin Cordes and Olivia Smoliga are among the swimmers with Illinois roots best positioned for success in the upcoming U.S. Olympic Trials meet.

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    Djokovic could face Federer in Wimbledon semifinals

    FILE - In this June 5, 2016, file photo, Serbia's Novak Djokovic holds the trophy after winning the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Britain's Andy Murray in four sets 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France. If Novak Djokovic wins Wimbleon and the U.S. Open to complete a true Grand Slam, he'll have a fan in the last man to do it. Rod Laver knows what it takes to complete tennis' ultimate achievement, having won the Grand Slam as an amateur in 1962 and again as a pro in 1969. Since then, no man has come close. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)

    Jun 24, 2016 7:00 AM

    Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer are used to facing each other in Wimbledon finals

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    Flying low: Lochte finds trouble en route to US swim trials

    Eleven time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte waves his finger at a reporter during a news conference at the U.S. Olympic team trials in Omaha, Neb., Friday, June 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

    Jun 24, 2016 2:47 PM

    Ryan Lochte knew there would be obstacles on his way to qualifying for his fourth Olympics

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    NFL to make full network broadcasts available on YouTube

    Jun 24, 2016 3:07 PM

    Fans will soon be able to upload full network broadcasts of their favorite NFL teams' games on YouTube.

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    Olympic sailing will be on dirty water with scenic backdrop

    FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2015 file photo, Erik Heil, left, and Thomas PloBel, right, of Germany, compete in the 49er class during the ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami on Biscayne Bay, in Miami. Heil was hospitalized in Berlin and underwent surgery to treat inflammation and skin infections after competing in polluted water at a test event in August for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

    Jun 24, 2016 11:54 AM

    The sailing regatta at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics will be both filthy and photogenic

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