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  • Chicago Bears free-agent spotlight: D.J. Williams

    With free agency set to open March 10, we'll shine the spotlight on several Bears free agents and examine each player's likelihood to return to Chic ...
    March 4, 2015 - 3:43 pm
  • Huskies help chance at home playoff game with win over Toledo

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois women's basketball team looked like it didn't want Wednesday to be its final home game.
    UPDATED: March 4, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Beebe, Lewis back to action for Huskies this spring

    DeKALB – During passing drills in the second day of spring practice, Northern Illinois receiver Tommylee Lewis cut toward the middle before sharply br ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • No Derrick Rose, no Jimmy Butler, short-handed Chicago Bulls beat Washington Wizards

    CHICAGO – Nikola Mirotic scored 23 points to lead the short-handed Chicago Bulls to a 97-92 win Tuesday over the Washington Wizards.
    March 3, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Inside game damages DeKalb boys basketball in regional loss

    GENEVA – Dealing with Geneva’s enormous frontcourt is a whopping challenge for all of the Vikings’ opponents.
    March 3, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • Cubs pitcher Hendricks looks for more success in 2nd season

    MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Studying has never been a problem for Chicago Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks, who has a degree in economics from Dartmouth. The right- ...
    March 3, 2015 - 5:54 pm
  • White Sox pitcher Quintana is poised to move into limelight

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — White Sox manager Robin venture thinks Jose Quintana just needs a little help in becoming one of the elite pitchers in the Amer ...
    March 3, 2015 - 5:53 pm
  • Four Cogs among 34 honored by BNC East

    Three Genoa-Kingston wrestlers were among the 28 wrestlers on the Big Northern Conference East All-Conference team announced this week.
    March 3, 2015 - 5:39 pm
  • Aaron Armstead named MAC player of week

    Northern Illinois senior Aaron Armstead was named Mid-American Conference West Division Player of the Week after NIU's sweep of Toledo and Central Mic ...
    March 3, 2015 - 5:39 pm
  • NIU football returns to field with first spring practice

    DeKALB– Juwan Brescacin has been here before. The redshirt senior wide receiver and the rest of the ...
    March 3, 2015 - 8:36 pm
  • Photos: Potential Chicago Bears free agent top targets

    Taking a look at the top potential free agent targets for the Chicago Bears ...
    March 3, 2015 - 3:06 pm
  • Rahm Emanuel: Chicago rules ban 24-hour construction at Wrigley Field

    CHICAGO – Mayor Rahm Emanuel says city building ordinances don't allow the renovation project at Wrigley Field to have construction crews working arou ...
    March 3, 2015 - 1:37 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Chicago Bears should target these eight free agents

    The National Football League’s annual game of tag ended abruptly at 3 p.m. Chicago time Monday, Now, the Bears can complete their 2015 shopping list a ...
    March 3, 2015 - 7:19 am
  • Bryant, Russell top list of Cubs prospects this spring

    MESA, Ariz. – Kris Bryant and Addison Russell are poised to become the latest Chicago Cubs prospects to break through to the big leagues.
    March 3, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Lester to start opening night April 5 vs Cardinals

    MESA, Ariz. – Jon Lester is slated to make his first start for the Chicago Cubs on opening night, April 5, against the St. Louis Cardinals.
    March 3, 2015 - 12:21 am
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