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'21-'22 Week 9: Illinois High School Basketball Top 10 Poll

Whitney Young stumbles in 4A, East St. Louis leaps by Mt. Carmel and Sacred Heart-Griffin in 3A, Nashville falls hard in 2A, and Macon Meridian is climbing 1A.

Ryan Poles wins job as new Bears GM

Ryan Poles signed with the Bears in 2008, but he didn't make the roster. Now he's the seventh general manager in team history.

Lonzo Ball to have knee surgery, will miss 6-8 weeks

Coach Billy Donovan said Wednesday the team had switched up his treatment, hoping he would avoid surgery. Lonzo had the same knee scoped in 2018 when he was with the Lakers.

Chicago sports radio legend Les Grobstein passes away at 69

"The Grobber," as he was affectionately known to listeners, passed away in his Elk Grove Village home. He was 69.

'21-'22 Week 7: Illinois High School Basketball Top 10 Poll

Not many big moves this week but things are really starting to bunch up downstate in Class 2A and 1A. Here are the latest rankings of Illinois high school basketball teams in each class.

Jon Lester announces retirement

Lester helped Boston win the championship in 2007 and 2013, and led the Chicago Cubs pitching staff to the title in 2016.

Bears HC Matt Nagy and GM Ryan Pace have been fired

The Bears went 48-65 with one winning season and made the postseason twice in the seven years since Pace was hired out of New Orleans' front office in 2015 to replace Phil Emery. Nagy went 34-31 in four seasons.
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