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  • Butler, Mirotic lead Chicago Bulls over Memphis Grizzlies

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Chicago rookie Nikola Mirotic left the locker room before the media could hear about his perfect shooting night from outside the arc.
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Cubs and catcher David Ross reach 2-year deal

    CHICAGO – David Ross and the Chicago Cubs have agreed on a two-year contract worth $5 million, reuniting the catcher with frequent batterymate Jon Les ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Prep Roundup: Hiawatha boys hoops with 2nd straight nail-biter

    For the second straight day, the Hiawatha boys basketball team held on for a nail-biting win.The Haw ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Hub Arkush: Detroit Lions play for title, Chicago Bears play for pride?

    By the way guys, the Detroit Lions will be showing up at noon Sunday at Soldier Field to play the Bears.
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Indian Creek clamps down on Hinckley-Big Rock in boys basketball win

    HINCKLEY – An unrelenting Indian Creek defense kept doing what it does, rotating to the ball quickly and disrupting any flow the Hinckley-Big Rock boy ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • NIU football kicks off bowl festivities on arrival in South Florida

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Northern Illinois has arrived in South Florida. The Huskies flew into Palm B ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Nitz: Boca Raton Bowl hits jackpot in its debut with NIU, Marshall

    BOCA RATON, Fla. – The Boca Raton Bowl effectively hit the jackpot with its inaugural game. The firs ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Photos: Timberwolves 63, Royals 36

    Images from the basketball match-up on Friday. ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 9:42 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Is Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler the culprit or victim?

    I began covering the NFL in 1977 and started to focus on the Bears in 1979. Over those 38 seasons, I’ve seen some inept football operations, teams tha ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Butler scores 35 as the Chicago Bulls beat Knicks

    CHICAGO – In a game missing Derrick Rose and Carmelo Anthony, it was Jimmy Butler who played like a star.
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 12:52 am
  • Prep roundup: Hiawatha boys hoops wins thriller

    Alex Flores made three free-throws at the buzzer to tie the game then made the go-ahead 3-pointer in the closing seconds of overtime to lead Hiawatha ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • NIU football seniors looking for wins record

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois' senior class has built up a pretty impressive resume over the past four seasons.
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Marc Trestman announces Jimmy Clausen as Chicago Bears starting QB

    LAKE FOREST — Jimmy Clausen took the first-team reps in the portion of practice open to the media, and Marc Trestman confirmed Thursday that Clausen ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 2:53 pm
  • Watch live: Sycamore wrestling vs. Yorkville

    The Sycamore wrestling team takes on the Foxes in a key Northern Illinois Big 12 battle at 5 p.m. ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 2:19 pm
  • Prep roundup: Sycamore girls bowling sweeps again

    The Sycamore girls bowling team improved to 3-1 in the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference with its second sweep in as many days, beating Yorkville 3, ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 12:39 am
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