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  • White Sox swept by Orioles

    CHICAGO – The White Sox reached their low point of the season by falling nine games under .500, yet took something positive out of their 4-3 loss to t ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 12:36 am
  • Jackson hit hard, Cubs beaten by Giants

    CHICAGO – First, the Chicago Cubs got a win wiped away. Then, they saw struggling starter Edwin Jackson get battered during an 8-3 loss Wednesday nigh ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 12:32 am
  • Conte eager to return to mix on the defense

    LAKE FOREST – Considering all Chris Conte has endured over the past seven months, perhaps the toughest part has been not being physically able to comp ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • Huskies' Brown liking time at wideout

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois senior wide receiver Da’Ron Brown wasn’t exactly thrilled when he was told he would move from wide receiver to quarterback ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Youth coach: Inspiring speech was spontaneous

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – A youth baseball coach from Rhode Island who has become an Internet sensation for the inspiring speech he made after his tea ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • Cubs outlast Giants 2-0 in rain-shortened game

    CHICAGO – Anthony Rizzo slammed a two-run homer, Tsuyoshi Wada pitched five strong innings, and the Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants, 2-0, on Tuesda ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:54 am
  • Arkush: Bears' QB Jay Cutler looks, acts like changed man

    Nothing makes me crazier than an analyst who believes he’s made a discovery but refuses to put his name on it for fear of being proven wrong.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Boehne leads T'wolves at Sandwich

    David Boehne shot an 87 for the Indian Creek boys golf team to lead the Timberwolves at the Sandwich Invite. Cooper Gordon finished with a 91, while P ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 8:39 pm
  • Coaches, teammates like what NIU and Sycamore alumnus Schepler brings to the Titans

    The number of undrafted rookie free agents who make the rosters of NFL teams are few, and for every success story there are dozens more who fail to ma ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 9:19 am
  • Harris looks to crack NIU's running back rotation

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois running backs coach Kelton Copeland calls Keith Harris Jr. a “true tailback.”
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Hendricks, Baez lead Cubs past Mets

    NEW YORK – On days Kyle Hendricks is on the mound, he can count on Javier Baez, his buddy from the minor leagues, for plenty of run support.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Conte expected to play against Seahawks

    LAKE FOREST – The Bears returned to Halas Hall for practice Monday, four days before taking on the Seattle Seahawks in the always pivotal third presea ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Holmes has no enemies here

    LAKE FOREST – Santonio Holmes will spend the next two weeks trying to revive his NFL career with the Bears.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Orioles hit 3 homers in win over White Sox

    CHICAGO – Nick Markakis hit a two-run homer and prevented one with a leaping catch in right field, and Nelson Cruz and J.J. Hardy each added a solo sh ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Veteran line paving the way for NIU offense

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois senior offensive tackle Ryan Brown brings a wealth of experience to the Huskies’ offensive line. And he’s not alone.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:38 pm
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