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  • Bears sign quarterback Mark Sanchez to 1-year deal

    LAKE FOREST – The Bears continued their quarterback makeover Friday by signing veteran Mark Sanchez, who is expected to back up Mike Glennon next seas ...
    NEW: March 24, 2017 - 6:25 pm
  • Prep roundup: Crozier explodes as Genoa-Kingston routs South Beloit

    Danyelle Crozier scored three goals in less than 13 minutes as the Genoa-Kingston girls soccer team rolled to a 7-0 home win Thursday against South Be ...
    March 24, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • Girls soccer: VanWyhe's goal enough in Indian Creek's win over Hinckley-Big Rock

    WATERMAN – Indian Creek girls soccer coach Scott McClure wanted the Timberwolves to be aggressive with the wind at their backs in the first half of th ...
    March 24, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • Kane, Crawford lift Blackhawks over Stars in SO

    CHICAGO – The Blackhawks weren't at their best, but marquee players came through –again – to keep Western Conference-leading Chicago on a roll.
    March 23, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • Prep baseball: DeKalb scores 4 runs late to steal win from Belvidere

    DeKALB – Through four innings, a single in the third inning was the only hit for the DeKalb baseball team.
    March 23, 2017 - 11:58 pm
  • Dallas Green, former Cubs GM, dies at 82

    PHILADELPHIA – As a big league pitcher, Dallas Green was pretty mediocre."I was a 20-game winner," h ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:57 pm
  • Mirotic scores season-high 28, Bulls beat Pistons

    CHICAGO – Out of the rotation at times and with his contract set to expire, Nikola Mirotic understands what's at stake for him as the season winds dow ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:58 pm
  • College baseball: Huskies struggling with consistency heading into MAC play

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois baseball coach Mike Kunigonis said that the Huskies have had solid outings in each phase of the game this season.
    March 22, 2017 - 11:55 pm
  • Prep football: Wilmarth to take over for McCarty as G-K head coach

    GENOA – While he was an assistant at Byron, Chad Wilmarth got to watch as Mike Elsbury coached both football and wrestling.
    March 23, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • Prep roundup: Rockford Lutheran pulls away in second half of win over Cogs

    The Rockford Lutheran girls soccer team cushioned its lead in the second half of a 5-0 victory at Genoa-Kingston on Wednesday afternoon.
    March 22, 2017 - 8:55 pm
  • Blackhawks rally, but lose in OT to Canucks

    CHICAGO – Daniel Sedin and the Vancouver Canucks finally found a way to win after surviving a barrage by one of the NHL's best and hottest teams.
    March 21, 2017 - 11:48 pm
  • Bulls can't hold lead, lose to Raptors in overtime

    TORONTO – DeMar DeRozan had 42 points, and the Toronto Raptors snapped an 11-game losing streak against the Chicago Bulls by rallying for a wild 122-1 ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:28 pm
  • Jerry Krause, Bulls' GM during 1990s dynasty, dies at 77

    CHICAGO – Respected and reviled in his hometown, this much can't be argued when it comes to Jerry Krause: He helped take the Chicago Bulls to heights ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:27 pm
  • Softball: Big first inning powers Sycamore to win in opener

    SYCAMORE –  Sycamore’s season started with a bang as the Spartans batted around in the first inning en route to a 10-8 win against Burlington Central.
    March 22, 2017 - 1:43 pm
  • Sofftball: Warner, DeKalb roll past Elgin in opener

    DeKALB – Mallory Warner said she was nervous making her first start of the year for the DeKalb softball team.
    March 22, 2017 - 1:19 pm
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