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WATCH: Major League Baseball is back

NEW YORK - Major League Baseball kicks off its coronavirus-shortened, 60-game season Thursday as the New York Yankees visit the Washington Nationals. The MLB Central crew makes their 2020 season predictions, including MVP, Cy Young and…

Ryan Jury Memorial Golf Outing set for Aug. 5

ROCKFORD - The SwedishAmerican Foundation will hold its 35 annual Ryan Jury Memorial Golf Outing Wednesday, Aug. 5, at Aldeen Golf Club. The play day begins at 7 a.m. Since 1986, the Ryan Jury Memorial Golf Outing and dinner has…

Chicago Marathon canceled due to coronavirus concerns

CHICAGO- Monday, July 13, event organizers and the City of Chicago announced the decision to cancel the 2020 Bank of America Chicago Marathon and all race weekend activities in response to the coronavirus pandemic. In regard to the…

2020 State Street Mile canceled due to coronavirus

ROCKFORD – Due to the health risks caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and per the guidelines from the Winnebago County Health Department and state and local governments, the 2020 SwedishAmerican State Street Mile, scheduled for Aug. 5, has…

Big Ten to play conference-only fall schedule

ROSEMONT, Ill. - One of college athletics' major conferences is dramatically altering its 2020 fall schedule amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Big Ten announced Thursday that fall sports, including football, will only play conference games…

Play ball! Tournaments return to Rockford

ROCKFORD - Rockford will be home to eight tournaments in July and August, event expected to have a $2.1 million economic impact on the region, the Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau announced Thursday. July 10-12, the…