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  • Arkush: Rice’s 2-game suspension a black eye for NFL

    As wildly successful and popular as the NFL is, many of us assume it has the Midas Touch and everything it comes in contact with turns to gold.
    July 31, 2014 - 12:40 am
  • Bears' Brandon Marshall loving new and improved Jay Cutler

    BOURBONNAIS – Brandon Marshall and Jay Cutler have a well-established rapport that traces back to their Denver days.
    July 31, 2014 - 12:30 am
  • White Sox allow 6 in 1st, lose to Tigers

    DETROIT – Hector Noesi's first inning went so badly, what happened afterward didn't much matter.Noes ...
    July 31, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • Cubs lose to Rockies in 10 innings

    CHICAGO – Travis Wood focused on his career-high 11 strikeouts after he wrapped up another winless month.
    July 31, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Ladies’ night: NIU holds women's football clinic

    DeKALB – Rod Carey did what he did on a normal game day, leading his players out of the locker room and on the field at Huskie Stadium.
    July 31, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Former NIU golfer takes over at North

    Irish Whalen was a late-bloomer in golf, only taking up the sport her final two years in high school after an injury forced her out of her original fa ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Motion more important than the club in swing

    Jake Thurm wants golfers to forget about the golf club in their hands.“A pitching coach in baseball ...
    July 30, 2014 - 7:35 pm
  • Dodgers complete trade with Cubs

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers have completed their trade with the Cubs, sending minor-league pitcher Jonathan Martinez to Chicago and optioning infie ...
    July 30, 2014 - 4:41 pm
  • NIU and BYU schedule home-and-home series

    Northern Illinois' second SchedulePalooza opponent happens to be one of the most historic mid-major programs of all-time.
    July 30, 2014 - 12:29 pm
  • Cubs beat Rockies in 16 innings

    CHICAGO - Both the Cubs and Colorado Rockies ran out of relief pitchers in a marathon game. The Rockies then turned to a starter. The Cubs used a catc ...
    July 30, 2014 - 9:18 am
  • Ola off to solid start at Bears camp

    BOURBONNAIS – When the pads came on for the first time Sunday, guard Michael Ola did his best to make his first reps worth it.
    July 29, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Stacked farm system offers Chicago Cubs hope

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It's tempting for Chicago Cubs fans to pay as much attention to Triple-A Iowa as the struggling big league club.
    July 29, 2014 - 3:56 pm
  • NIU announces games against San Diego State

    Mid-American Conference-Mountain West matchups aren’t exactly commonplace. But given the new college ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Cubs chairman Ricketts points to plan during visit to Kane County Cougars

    GENEVA – Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts loosened his collar and tie and watched most of Monday's Cougars matinee after a morning speaking engagement at Fi ...
    July 29, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Arkush: Bears' backup QB situation still worrisome

    BOURBONNAIS – Barring serious injury issues, the Bears’ 2014 offense is going to be very good, and quarterback Jay Cutler appears poised for his bigge ...
    July 28, 2014 - 11:46 pm
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