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  • Happy 100th, Wrigley Field! A few memories

    CHICAGO – Wrigley Field, the home of the Chicago Cubs, marks the 100th anniversary of its first game on Wednesday with a matchup against Arizona. The ...
    April 23, 2014 - 8:45 am
  • Scorekeeper at Wrigley practices dying art

    CHICAGO – Inside a dusty, dimly lit chamber of steel catwalks, Darryl Wilson peers out a square hole and into one of baseball's most revered shrines.
    April 23, 2014 - 8:42 am
  • Tech boom presents new wrinkles for Wrigley Field

    CHICAGO – During a recent game at Wrigley Field, John Weber was using a pencil and scorecard to expertly track the game between his hometown Cubs and ...
    April 23, 2014 - 8:39 am
  • Wizards beat Bulls in OT to take 2-0 lead

    CHICAGO – Bradley Beal came on strong late in regulation to finish with 26 points, Nene scored six of his 17 in overtime and the Washington Wizards be ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Hammel, Olt lead Cubs past D-backs

    CHICAGO – Jason Hammel pitched seven strong innings, Mike Olt hit a three-run homer and Nate Schierholtz drove in a pair of early runs to lead the Cub ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • Tigers hold off White Sox for win

    DETROIT – Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run homer, Justin Verlander pitched seven solid innings and the Detroit Tigers held on for an 8-6 victory over the ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • NIU women's track athletes named to Academic All-MAC Team

    CLEVELAND - Northern Illinois University seniors Rebecca Cronin and Juliane Totzke and sophomore Leah Raffety have been named the Mid-American Confere ...
    April 23, 2014 - 9:30 am
  • NIU baseball adds to recruiting class

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois baseball team added a 10th player to its 2014 signing class Monday, announcing the addition of Hinsdale South High Scho ...
    April 23, 2014 - 9:29 am
  • PREP BASEBALL INSIDER: Sycamore able to close

    Sycamore coach Jason Cavanaugh hoped the Spartans wouldn’t be content. With a Northern Illinois Big 12 East season-opening series win already secured ...
    April 23, 2014 - 8:21 am
  • PREP ROUNDUP: DeKalb boys tennis tops Lutheran

    The DeKalb boys tennis team defeated Rockford Lutheran, 5-0, on Tuesday. Owen Smith won 6-4, 6-4 at No. 1 singles fo the Barbs, while Daniel Gluhovski ...
    April 23, 2014 - 8:24 am
  • IHSA votes to eliminate summer football contact

    The IHSA membership voted to eliminate full contact football practice during the summer by a 170-87 vote.
    April 23, 2014 - 8:27 am
  • Sycamore, NIU grad Schepler ready for NFL shot with Tennessee Titans

    DeKALB – The Tennessee Titans recently got a head start on most of the NFL. With the franchise hirin ...
    April 23, 2014 - 9:28 am
  • Prep roundup: Sycamore girls soccer wins

    MORRIS – The Sycamore girls soccer team scored three second-half goals Monday in a 3-0 win over Morris.
    April 22, 2014 - 8:10 am
  • Bulls try to pull even with Wizards

    DEERFIELD – The Chicago Bulls' resolve is being tested once again.They trail the Washington Wizards ...
    April 22, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Wood homers, allows one run in Cubs' win

    CHICAGO – Travis Wood hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs to back his nine-strikeout performance on the mound, leading the Chicago Cubs to a ...
    April 22, 2014 - 12:07 am
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