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Peoria Jaycees Firecracker 5000

Start your 4th of July off with a bang by participating in the 37th Annual Peoria Jaycees Firecracker 5000! This annual 5k run/walk will take place on Wednesday, July 4 at 7:30 am in downtown Peoria along the riverfront with music, food and refreshments after the race! Proceeds from the Firecracker 5000 will go to […]

Kevin White Hopes To Stay with The Bears

“He called the new offense “exciting” with “explosive routes.” He said he could build coaches’ confidence in him by “being available.” When asked what he has learned after dealing with so much adversity in a relatively short period, White responded that he’s “built Ford tough.” Advertising slogans aside, White has had a rough go of […]

Green Took Pay Cut For Warriors to Get Durant

“In the closing seconds of Game 4 of the NBA Finals, a giddy Draymond Green and Kevin Durant stood near the Golden State Warriors’ bench, high-fiving each other uncontrollably. The All-Star forwards have a personal ritual of double-tapping on high-fives after one of them makes a good play, thus the continuous slapping in this moment — which concluded in […]

Will Lebron James Go To the Rockets?

“If LeBron James’ goal this offseason is to join the team that gives him the best chance of knocking off Golden State after back-to-back losses to the Warriors in the NBA Finals, his best hope may be joining the Houston Rockets — who took the Warriors the distance in this year’s conference finals. Because Houston is already too close to […]

Durant May Soon Retire

“Kevin Durant, the back-to-back NBA Finals MVP, told ESPN on Friday that he could see himself walking away from the game at 35 years of age, five seasons from now. “This game, your craft, you have to continue studying it,” said Durant. “No matter how much you enjoy it, nobody wants to be in school […]

Alex Reyes Tears Tendon

“One start after his return from Tommy John surgery, St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Alex Reyes had a season-ending operation Wednesday that repaired a tendon attached to the strained latissimus dorsi muscle in the upper right side of his back. St. Louis said Dr. Anthony Romeo operated in Philadelphia. Cardinals general manager Michael Girsch said there was partial fraying between […]

Lebron James Passes Up MJ

“LeBron James passed Michael Jordan for the most 30-point games in NBA playoff history by scoring 33 points in the Cleveland Cavaliers‘ 110-102 Game 3 Finals loss to the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday. James set the mark by hitting a 3-pointer with 1 minute, 57 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter to draw the Cavs within one point, at 101-100. James has […]

Bears’ Zach Miller on Injury

“Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller is still unable to run or jog after undergoing emergency vascular surgery last fall to save his left leg, but Miller made it clear on Wednesday that he has not abandoned hope of playing again in the NFL. “With my doctors and everyone I spoke to, we’re not going to […]

Lebron James Going To the Lakers?

“The rumors of LeBron James taking his talents to Hollywood and joining the Lakers have been going strong for nearly a year now. Still, with no denial from LeBron, even people inside the entertainment industry are now making bold statements on the situation. Pete Zayas From Lakers Film Room – whose credentials have been tweeted out […]

Morton Potters Going to State

Congratulations to the Morton Potters baseball team on advancing to State! The IHSA baseball State tournament will take place this Friday at 10am in Joliet Route 66 Stadium (Joliet, Illinois). Come out and support the Potters and they fight for the #1 title! #onemorton For more details, CLICK HERE!     SOURCE: Jim Mattson