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Susannah Collins out at Comcast SportsNet

Two days after an on-air flub went viral, Comcast SportsNet and reporter Susannah Collins have parted ways. CSN confirmed her departure to the Chicago Tribune but denied Collins’ mistake factored into her departure. Collins accidentally said the Blackhawks have had “a tremendous amount of sex” …


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Lincoln-Way West going the extra mile


After suffering a heartbreaking overtimes loss to Joliet Catholic in a Class 5A quarterfinal playoff game last season, Lincoln-Way West has put in extra work in the offseason to complete it’s state title run. read more...

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Cutler delivers in the clutch


It looks like Jay Cutler is ­raising his game — at least on Valentine’s Day. His fiancée, Kristin ­Cavallari, tweeted a picture Thursday of flowers, a teddy bear and a ­balloon with the caption, “From my boys.” (Baby Camden presumably is the other boy.) Cutler’s …

Danks’ fiancée finds her pitch


While White Sox pitcher John Danks gets his arm ready in spring training, fiancée Ashley Monroe has been getting her voice ready for her first solo album. Monroe, 26, a member of the Pistol Annies, will release “Like A Rose” on March 5. Monroe spent …

Magic takes MJ over LJ in great debate


A fter LeBron James became the first player to score at least 30 points and shoot over 60 percent in six consecutive games Tuesday, he let everyone know he’s no Michael Jordan . But that didn’t mean he was playing second fiddle. Instead, James laid …


ice, kate featured on swimsuit cover


The annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue is on the way, with Kate Upton once again its cover girl. The 5-10 Upton, 20, graces the cover of the 50th anniversary 2013 edition clad only in a white, fur-lined parka and bikini bottom. She is standing in …

No shortage of sarcastic ideas


The Cubs are asking fans to design a logo  celebrating the 100th birthday of Wrigley Field in 2014, which means the Cubs are asking for abuse. Given that they haven’t won a World Series since woolly mammoths roamed the earth and that Wrigley hasn’t exactly …

Two College students were Super sneaks


Super Bowl security was as effective as the Superdome power grid. That’s the main takeaway from a viral video that chronicles two Savannah State University students sneaking into the game last week. The young men recorded their undercover efforts and recently posted the clip on …

She gave Jay 2nd chance


K ristin Cavallari , fiance to Bears quarterback Jay Cutler , spent a ­Saturday with the Sun-Times Splash team at Studio Paris (59. W. Hubbard) discussing her new shoe and jewelry lines and her life in Chicago with Cutler and baby Camden . “I didn’t …

Prospect in Florida hasn’t sold mom on college choice


A recruit’s national signing day is not complete until his legal ­guardian signs on the dotted line. It’s called a national letter of intent. Every prospect needs to complete the form, apply his signature and fax it to his school of choice. It includes a …

Former Purdue coach Gene Keady gets extreme makeover


Recognize this man? One of college basketball’s most iconic looks has undergone a 21st-century makeover. Look closely, and you might recognize a Big Ten legend. Out is the jet-black lacquered comb-over he sported on the sideline for years. In is an updated, bald-dome look that’s …

HOT CORNER: At least White Sox pitcher Gavin Floyd is consistent


While he is over .500 for his career, White Sox pitcher Gavin Floyd is one of 10 pitchers to have lost 10 or more games in each of the last four seasons. Here are the members of this dubious club:

1. James Shields

2. Wandy …

Three-time Olympian Suzy Favor Hamilton admits to being a Las Vegas escort


Three-time Olympian Suzy Favor Hamilton says she coped with depression and a troubled marriage by turning to a life of prostitution. In a series of posts to her Twitter account, Favor Hamilton acknowledged working as an escort following a report Thursday on The Smoking Gun …

HOT CORNER: Former NFL receiver Terrell Owens was ‘begging’ to play for Clippers


After failing to make a football comeback the last few years, Terrell Owens wanted to take a shot at another league — the NBA. Clippers forward Blake Griffin told “The Dan Patrick Show” that the ex-NFL receiver was “begging” to play for the Clippers. “He …

Colt’s Bentley taken for a ride


Indianapolis police said a hotel valet stole Reggie Wayne’s white 2007 Bentley on Saturday night and went for a joyride. The crime evokes the scene from “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” in which valets take Cameron’s father’s car, forcing Cameron and Ferris to try to reverse …

Bieber Fever is allowed under NCAA rules


“Bieber Fever is allowed under NCAA rules.”

— NCAA spokeswoman Stacey Osburn, after Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin told ESPN she returned a gift package sent to her by Justin Bieber because she feared it would violate her amateur status. Bieber sent Franklin the gift …