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  • Lloyd scores 3 and U.S. women defeats Japan for World Cup title

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Carli Lloyd came up big again. Three times.And with it came the Americ ...
    NEW: July 5, 2015 - 9:12 pm
  • Kaneland Lacrosse Club off and running

    MAPLE PARK – They say a mother would do just about anything for her children, and in the case of Anne Shaw, it couldn’t be more true with lacrosse and ...
    July 5, 2015 - 7:14 pm
  • Coghlan, Hendricks lead Cubs to 2-0 win over Marlins

    CHICAGO – Manager Joe Maddon is not concerned about the Cubs' lack of offense — as long as they're still winning.
    July 5, 2015 - 7:09 pm
  • White Sox make 4 errors, 4-game winning streak ended by O's

    CHICAGO – The White Sox want to pile up big numbers on offense. Not on defense.The last-place White ...
    July 5, 2015 - 7:07 pm
  • John Danks, Jose Abreu lead Chicago White Sox over Baltimore Orioles

    CHICAGO – John Danks pitched his best baseball after a low point in his career.Danks pitched seven s ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • United States' Abby Wambach just wants to win her last World Cup

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia – With the title match looming, Abby Wambach isn’t mincing words.“All I ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Chicago Cubs' offense can't support Hammel in loss

    CHICAGO – Jason Hammel knows that quality pitching is one reason why the Cubs continue to play meaningful baseball.
    July 3, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Despite age, Rock Sandy, Jim Harvey still pitching for softball teams

    DeKALB – Age is nothing but a number. Three pitchers proved that in the all-star game of the DeKalb ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Chicago Cubs defeat feeble N.Y. Mets for sweep

    NEW YORK – By the time Jonathan Herrera and Miguel Montero homered, the Chicago Cubs didn't really need the extra runs.
    July 2, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • DeKalb boys basketball: Summer wins showing off Barbs' depth

    DeKALB – Eggs and bacon aren't just parts of a traditional breakfast dish for DeKalb boys basketball coach Al Biancalana.
    July 2, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Quintana paces Chicago White Sox to 7-1 win over Cardinals

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Melky Cabrera homered to back a strong outing from Jose Quintana, and the White Sox pulled away late to beat the St. Louis Cardinals, ...
    July 2, 2015 - 1:56 am
  • Chicago Blackhawks agree to 5-year extension with C Artem Anisimov

    CHICAGO (AP) — The past couple days have been quite a whirlwind for Artem Anisimov. Same for the Chicago Blackhawks.
    July 2, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Chicago Cubs score 2 in 11th, blank slumping Mets again

    NEW YORK (AP) — Starlin Castro and the Chicago Cubs aren't scoring much lately. No need to against the New York Mets.
    July 1, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Take 2: Charging NIU students may not be answer, but something has to be done to boost football attendance

    Daily Chronicle sports editor Eddie Carifio and sports reporter Jesse Severson spend their days covering the area’s sports scene. Occasionally, they g ...
    July 1, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Ex-Illinois women's basketball players sue school, coach

    URBANA – Seven former University of Illinois women's basketball players have sued the university, accusing coach Matt Bollant and a former assistant o ...
    July 1, 2015 - 1:20 pm
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