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  • Arrieta dominates for 8 innings, Cubs beat Padres

    SAN DIEGO – Jake Arrieta threw eight scoreless innings of two-hit ball to become the NL's first 16-game winner and Kris Bryant and Addison Russell hom ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • Abreu homers again, Rodon sharp as White Sox crush Phillies

    CHICAGO – Carlos Rodon was so disgusted with a start earlier in the season he tossed his glove into the stands. It got worse when he sprained his left ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • DeKalb girls volleyball gets comeback win over G-K in opener

    DEKALB – The DeKalb volleyball team opened its season with a 15-25, 25-13, 25-20 victory over the Genoa-Kingston Cogs in front of a rambunctious and v ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:38 pm
  • Kaneland football: Amid newcomers, Alstott anchors offense

    MAPLE PARK – The numbers weren’t the gaudiest in the regular season – 124 carries, 597 yards, nine touchdowns.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:34 pm
  • Bears: Unrein's comfort with team provides important cog on D-line

    LAKE FOREST – Mitch Unrein is finally comfortable. Well, as comfortable as someone can be in the NFL on a two-year contract. That’s the way he describ ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • Photos: Dekalb beats Genoa-Kingston in girls volleyball

    Dekalb takes on Genoa-Kingston during their girls volleyball game on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at Dekalb High School in Dekalb. Dekalb won 15-25, 25-13 ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 9:06 pm
  • Prep roundup: Carpenter medalist for Barbs in win at Morris

    Emma Carpenter was the medalist with a 37 as the DeKalb boys golf team beat Morris 159-162 on the road on Tuesday.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Cubs hit 3 HRs to back Lester in win over Padres

    SAN DIEGO – Kris Bryant, Addison Russell and Jason Heyward all homered to back Jon Lester's strong outing, and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Diego Pad ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 1:10 am
  • NIU volleyball MAC West preseason favorite

    With plenty of talent returning for a program that won the Mid-American Conference regular season in 2015, the Northern Illinois volleyball team was p ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Prep roundup: Sycamore soccer drops two on first day of season

    Sycamore coach Dave Bachta wanted to see what happened when his Sycamore soccer team opened the season with some tough competiton.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 9:05 pm
  • Prep golf: Freeman takes fourth at Kish Invite for Barbs

    DeKALB – A rough start on the front nine for DeKalb boys golfer Austin Freeman didn’t interfere with his final score, as he tied for fourth place indi ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • Prep volleyball: Experienced Sycamore poised for strong season

    SYCAMORE – Second-year Sycamore volleyball coach Jennifer Charles’ team’s work ethic has been terrific.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • Football: Cogs searching for return to postseason

    GENOA – Last year, the Genoa-Kingston Cogs won every game against teams with a losing record, and lost every game against teams with winning records.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 10:26 pm
  • Speedo USA, Ralph Lauren drop Ryan Lochte after Rio incident

    Ryan Lochte lost two major sponsors when Speedo USA and Ralph Lauren announced Monday they were dumping the swimmer over a drunken incident during the ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 1:10 pm
  • Quintana wins 10th, Abreu homers to lead White Sox past A's

    CHICAGO – Backed by enough runs and some nifty defense, Jose Quintana finally reached a personal milestone he's been craving.
    Aug. 21, 2016 - 11:52 pm
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