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Top Chicago sports news: Inspiring teen to compete in triathlon; Bryant's homer key for Cubs; more

Top Chicago sports news: Inspiring teen to compete in triathlon; Bryant's homer key for Cubs; more
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By Hoodline - Published on August 22, 2019.

Here’s the most recent top sports news you may have missed in Chicago.

Meet teen born without arms who will compete in Chicago Triathlon

Tim Bannon was born without arms and became a viral phenomenon thanks to a video that showed him overcoming the odds — and his fears — to jump onto a box. Now the 14-year-old is set to participate in the Chicago Triathlon this weekend.

Read the full story on Chicago Tribune.

Orlando beats Red Stars 2-1

The Orland Pride defeated the Chicago Red Stars, despite one of its best players leaving the game early due to a collision.

Read the full story on Graham Media: WKMG News 6.

Bryant's HR in 8th gives Cubs wild 12-11 win over Giants

Kris Bryant hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning to give the Chicago Cubs a 12-11 comeback victory over the San Francisco Giants in a wild, back-and-forth game Wednesday night at Wrigley Field. 

Read the full story on SFGATE.


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