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  • Football: Realignment, injuries and aliens – media day is almost here

    • Daily Chronicle sports editor Eddie Carifio and sports reporter Jesse Severson spend their days covering the area’s sports scene. Occasionally, they ...
    July 27, 2016 - 3:58 pm
  • Christ Community I wins church softball league

    In its first championship game since 2008, Christ Community I beat Sycamore Methodist 16-9 to win the DeKalb County Church Softball League on Monday. ...
    July 27, 2016 - 3:57 pm
  • New Cubs closer Aroldis Chapman arrives to a mixed reviews

    CHICAGO – Star closer Aroldis Chapman joined the Cubs on Tuesday, arriving to a mixed reaction in Chicago and saying he couldn't remember what managem ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • White Sox avoid Chapman, down Cubs 3-0 behind Shields

    CHICAGO – Out went Chris Sale and the shredded 1976 throwback jerseys. In came 1983 uniforms and a four-game winning streak.
    July 26, 2016 - 11:29 pm
  • Views: From top to bottom, NIU athletics not ready for jump to AAC

    Don’t expect Northern Illinois to be leaving the Mid-American Conference anytime soon. The landscap ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • White Sox beat Cubs 5-4 on Saladino's single

    CHICAGO – Tyler Saladino held out his arms as the White Sox poured out of the dugout to mob him near second base.
    July 25, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Scorpions travel baseball team wraps up third summer season

    SYCAMORE – Despite a flooded market of travel baseball teams in the area, three years ago Dedric Wright decided to add another one.
    July 26, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Chicago Cubs get closer Aroldis Chapman in trade with New York Yankees

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs acquired hard-throwing reliever Aroldis Chapman in a trade with the New York Yankees on Monday, giving the NL Central leade ...
    July 25, 2016 - 2:51 pm
  • Cabrera singles in 9th, White Sox beat Tigers, 5-4

    CHICAGO – The White Sox suspended their ace and picked up a pair of wins in their final at-bat.It wa ...
    July 24, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza inducted into Hall of Fame

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – Two players who began their careers at opposite ends of the spectrum nearly three decades ago ended up in the same place Sunday – ...
    July 24, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Nathan gets win in return to majors; Cubs beat Brewers, 6-5

    MILWAUKEE – Entering his first big league game in 16 months, Joe Nathan felt his heart racing while doing a full sprint to the mound.
    July 24, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Korcek: Summitt's reach felt in DeKalb by former NIU coach Jane Albright

    Wisdom fosters tribute. Tribute fosters payback. Payback fosters memories.If anyone knows the number ...
    July 24, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Longtime CB Tillman retires as member of Bears

    LAKE FOREST – Charles Tillman doesn’t have many regrets after his 13-year career in the NFL, most of it with the Bears.
    July 22, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Bears: Amos leads young group into camp

    It’s summer, which means lots of construction in Chicago, sticky humidity, and the Bears having question marks at safety. Their only surefire answer a ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Cabrera leads way with 4 hits as Tigers beat White Sox 7-5

    CHICAGO – Miguel Cabrera tied a season high with four hits, including a go-ahead two-run single in the seventh, to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 7-5 vi ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:43 pm
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    Do you think NIU should leave the MAC?
    Yes, for the Big 12
    Yes, for the American Athletic Conference
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