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  • A happy Briggs wants to retire a Bear

    BOURBONNAIS — It’s easy to forget based on how his season ended, but Lance Briggs tied for the Bears’ team lead with 10 tackles for loss in 2013.
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • Tigers make big trade, White Sox win game

    DETROIT – John Danks took the mound amid speculation he could be traded.Instead, it was the opposing ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • Arrieta pitches Cubs past Rockies

    CHICAGO – Jake Arrieta did quite well without his best stuff.Arrieta struck out seven in seven innin ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Fox Valley houses brothers' on-ice reunion

    GENEVA – Alex Broadhurst centered his older brother, Terry, on the Rockford IceHogs' No. 2 line last season.
    July 31, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • NIU schedules home-and-home with Utah

    The warm up acts were relatively high profile mid-majors. The secondary act was major conference sc ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Arkush: Rice’s 2-game suspension a black eye for NFL

    As wildly successful and popular as the NFL is, many of us assume it has the Midas Touch and everything it comes in contact with turns to gold.
    July 31, 2014 - 12:40 am
  • Bears' Brandon Marshall loving new and improved Jay Cutler

    BOURBONNAIS – Brandon Marshall and Jay Cutler have a well-established rapport that traces back to their Denver days.
    July 31, 2014 - 12:30 am
  • White Sox allow 6 in 1st, lose to Tigers

    DETROIT – Hector Noesi's first inning went so badly, what happened afterward didn't much matter.Noes ...
    July 31, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • Cubs lose to Rockies in 10 innings

    CHICAGO – Travis Wood focused on his career-high 11 strikeouts after he wrapped up another winless month.
    July 31, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Ladies’ night: NIU holds women's football clinic

    DeKALB – Rod Carey did what he did on a normal game day, leading his players out of the locker room and on the field at Huskie Stadium.
    July 31, 2014 - 2:46 pm
  • Former NIU golfer takes over at North

    Irish Whalen was a late-bloomer in golf, only taking up the sport her final two years in high school after an injury forced her out of her original fa ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Motion more important than the club in swing

    Jake Thurm wants golfers to forget about the golf club in their hands.“A pitching coach in baseball ...
    July 30, 2014 - 7:35 pm
  • Dodgers complete trade with Cubs

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers have completed their trade with the Cubs, sending minor-league pitcher Jonathan Martinez to Chicago and optioning infie ...
    July 30, 2014 - 4:41 pm
  • NIU and BYU schedule home-and-home series

    Northern Illinois' second SchedulePalooza opponent happens to be one of the most historic mid-major programs of all-time.
    July 30, 2014 - 12:29 pm
  • Cubs beat Rockies in 16 innings

    CHICAGO - Both the Cubs and Colorado Rockies ran out of relief pitchers in a marathon game. The Rockies then turned to a starter. The Cubs used a catc ...
    July 30, 2014 - 9:18 am
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