‘Being a judge takes courage’: Amy Barrett, the Chicago-based jurist Trump may tap for Supreme Court

In this May 19, 2018, photo, Amy Coney Barrett, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit judge, speaks during the University of Notre Dame’s Law School commencement ceremony at the university. | AP Photos President Trump said he will announce his nominee for the top court Saturday. All signs point to Amy Coney […]

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Anti-Catholic attacks on Amy Coney Barrett will help get Trump re-elected

Amy Coney Barrett is a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. | University of Notre Dame/Zuma Press/TNS When the left attacks a conservative Catholic woman in this way, it only affirms what Trump has been selling to his supporters: that Democrats are out to get them. “Trump’s likely RBG replacement, […]

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White Sox positioned for plenty of individual awards

White Sox manager Rick Renteria takes notes during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) | AP Photos Manager Rick Renteria, first baseman Jose Abreu, shortstop Tim Anderson, center fielder Luis Robert all building strong cases The White Sox media relations department […]

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Chicago players at WAR — wins above replacement, that is

Tim Anderson (above), Jose Abreu and Luis Robert were fifth, sixth and seventh in American League fWAR through Sunday. | David Banks/Getty Images The White Sox’ Tim Anderson leads the way at 2.1, with teammate Jose Abreu and the Cubs’ Ian Happ (1.9) close behind. Here’s how they got there. This has not been a […]

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Bears rookie CB Jaylon Johnson ‘more than ready’ for Matt Stafford to go at him

Johnson was the seventh cornerback chosen in the 2020 NFL Draft. | Charlie Neibergall/AP Every quarterback the Bears face will be eager to take advantage of Johnson until he proves himself. That’s no problem, he says. Bears cornerback Jaylon Johnson is in for an eventful debut against the Lions. Not only does quarterback Matt Stafford […]

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Bears rookie CB Jaylon Johnson ‘more than ready’ for Matt Stafford to go after him

Johnson was the seventh cornerback chosen in the 2020 NFL Draft. | AP Photos Every quarterback the Bears face will be eager to take advantage of Johnson until he proves himself. That’s no problem, he says. Bears cornerback Jaylon Johnson is in for an eventful debut against the Lions. Not only does quarterback Matt Stafford […]

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Appeals court upholds most of federal judge’s order to curb coronavirus at Cook County Jail

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeal’s ruling will likely not have have a significant impact on measures undertaken by the authorities to stop the spread of the virus at Cook County Jail, the sheriff’s office said. | Sun-Times file photo The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeal’s ruling says the jail can now house two detainees […]

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Dallas Keuchel leaves with injury, but Sox win again to sweep Royals

Edwin Encarnacion connects on a three-run homer that gave the Sox a 5-0 lead in the seventh inning Sunday at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas Cit. | Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images Keuchel left in the sixth with lower back stiffness, but Jose Abreu extended his hitting streak to 20 games and Edwin Encarnacion hit a […]

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Cubs drop Game 1 of doubleheader against the Cardinals as losing streak moves to four

Photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images Cardinals score two runs in the seventh inning to defeat Cubs 3-1. Kyle Hendricks allows three runs over 6 1/3 innings. It was up to starter Kyle Hendricks to try to play stopper in Game 1 of Monday’s doubleheader against the Cardinals, but the Cubs ace came close as the […]

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Tempers flare between Astros and Athletics as benches clear and players scuffle

Benches cleared during the seventh inning of the Athletics’ 7-2 win over the Astros on Sunday, tempers flaring at last between the AL West rivals months after Houston’s sign-stealing scandal was brought to light by Oakland pitcher Mike Fiers. Oakland’s Ramon Laureano was hit by a pitch from Humberto Castellanos with one out in the […]

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Dodgers spoil no-hit bid, and Padres’ night, with comeback win

The Dodgers entered the sixth inning Tuesday without a hit. By the end of the seventh, they had overturned a two-run deficit. Behind a two-run single from Corey Seager and two RBIs from AJ Pollock — the team’s hottest hitters coming through in the clutch again — the Dodgers evened their series against the upstart […]

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7th former eBay staffer charged in harassment campaign

A seventh former eBay Inc. employee has been charged with participating in a campaign to terrorize the editor and publisher of an online newsletter because eBay executives were upset about coverage of the company By The Associated Press July 7, 2020, 8:11 PM 2 min read BOSTON — A seventh former eBay Inc. employee has […]

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‘Hightown’s Shane Harper Reveals His Reaction To Junior’s ‘Tragic’ Fate In Episode 7: It’s ‘Heartbreaking’

The final moments of ‘Hightown’s seventh episode were a punch to the gut. HL spoke EXCLUSIVELY with Shane Harper about what happened to Junior, Junior’s last conversation with Osito, and more. Spoilers! Hightown just broke our hearts. Junior, the character we’ve been rooting for all season to make it and stay clean, tragically overdosed in […]

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US cities erupt in more violence amid threats from Trump

American cities erupted in violence and destruction in a seventh straight night of unrest, with several police officers shot or run over, amid boasts and threats from President Donald Trump to send in troops to “dominate the streets.” In New York, nonviolent protests Monday night were punctuated by people smashing shop windows near Rockefeller Center […]

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This day in sports: Mickey Mantle hits 500th career home run

Batting left-handed in the seventh inning, Mickey Mantle lined a pitch from Baltimore relief ace Stu Miller into the lower right-field seats at Yankee Stadium on this date in 1967 for his 500th career home run. The solo shot was the difference in New York’s 6-5 win over the Orioles. The blast made Mantle a […]

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Mets still searching for right position in field for J.D. Davis

Seventh in a series analyzing the New York Mets. Brodie Van Wagenen’s tenure running the Mets has been mixed, at best, with the notable miss on the trade with Seattle that brought Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz to Queens in exchange for top prospects Jarred Kelenic and Justin Dunn. But there have been successful moves, […]

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Brendan Benson and Jack White once rocked out in their underwear

Raconteurs co-lead singer Brendan Benson is dropping his seventh solo album, “Dear Life,” on Friday, but there’s no doubt which one of his gigs has his heart. “The Raconteurs is, like, my ultimate fantasy,” says Benson, 49, of the rock band he fronts with Jack White. “That’s what I’ve always wanted to do. I always […]

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Damon Harrison’s NFL life has been nightmare since Giants trade

Damon Harrison knew how much better he had it in New York. Midway through his seventh season, “Snacks” had only ever played for the Jets and Giants, transforming from an undrafted free agent to a First Team All-Pro. When he learned he would be heading to Detroit, as part of the Giants fire sale in […]

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NHL roundup: Sabres win shootout over Caps, end 6-game skid

Dominik Kahun scored in the seventh round of a shootout to give the Buffalo Sabres a 3-2 victory over the visiting Washington Capitals on Monday. Sabers goalie Linus Ullmark stopped 33 of 35 shots during open play and then made six more saves during the shootout. It was an impressive return for Ullmark, who was […]

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Qualify first, worry later: Marathoners say no time to fear Olympic cancellation

© Reuters. Scott Fauble cf the U.S.A. crosses the finish line in seventh place during the 123rd running of the Boston Marathon on the sixth anniversary of the 2013 Boston marathon bombings in Boston By Amy Tennery ATLANTA (Reuters) – Aspring Olympians at the U.S. marathon trials said on Thursday that they were concerned first […]

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Masahiro Tanaka’s new Yankees strategy is right on track

TAMPA — Masahiro Tanaka is entering his seventh year with the Yankees, and the one constant across the first six was his attention to detail. So, as the 31-year-old right-hander prepares for his seventh — and a longshot possibility of this being his last as a Yankee — he continues to assess everything. “A couple […]

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Tennessee continues push for executions, setting 2 more

Tennessee has set two new execution dates, just days after putting to death its seventh inmate in the past year-and-a-half By TRAVIS LOLLER Associated Press February 25, 2020, 12:22 AM 3 min read NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee on Monday set two new execution dates, days after putting to death its seventh inmate in the past […]

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