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  • Jimmy Clausen diagnosed with concussion, ruled out for Chicago Bears' finale

    LAKE FOREST — Jimmy Clausen will not play in the Bears' season finale against the Vikings because of a concussion suffered in Sunday's loss to the L ...
    NEW: Dec. 22, 2014 - 2:07 pm
  • Prep roundup: DeKalb-Sycamore boys swim co-op wins York invite title

    Daniel Hein is a record-setting machine.After setting the Huntley pool record for the 100-yard backs ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • DeKalb boys basketball to host new-look Chuck Dayton tourney

    With change surrounding the DeKalb boys basketball team, it’s only fitting the Barbs’ holiday tournament is getting a makeover as well.
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Kane leads Blackhawks past Maple Leafs

    CHICAGO – Playing with heavy hearts, Patrick Kane and the Blackhawks earned a difficult win.Kane had ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Rusty Clausen progressed in loss

    CHICAGO –  Four years removed from his most recent NFL start, Jimmy Clausen acknowledged there was rust.
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • Bears notes: Clausen impressive, but supporting cast drops ball

    CHICAGO – If Jimmy Clausen was going to provide the spark Bears coach Marc Trestman envisioned when he benched Jay Cutler on a short week against the ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 5:58 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Bears better than expected

    So, who made the bigger statement about saving his job in Sunday’s 20-14 loss to the Detroit Lions, Marc Trestman or Mel Tucker?
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • NIU's Loos a difference-maker

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Of the many reasons Northern Illinois' is averaging 442.5 yards a game this season, NIU head coach Rod Carey says one of the b ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • NIU's Florida natives ready to play bowl game in front of family

    WEST PALM BEACH, Florida – As soon as Northern Illinois' appearance in the Boca Raton Bowl was announced, one thing that immediately came to Albert Sm ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Spartans pull away in second half against Willowbrook

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore girls basketball coach Brett Goff thought Willowbrook was too tough inside for a man defense.
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Lewis learning patience is a virtue

    WEST PALM BEACH, Florida – Tommylee Lewis said one thing he's learned this year is patience.Patience ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 7:58 pm
  • Cato goes from underrecruited QB to record-holder

    BOCA RATON, Florida – Marshall quarterback Rakeem Cato is another overlooked prep prospect who blossomed into a superstar.
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 4:19 pm
  • Butler, Mirotic lead Chicago Bulls over Memphis Grizzlies

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Chicago rookie Nikola Mirotic left the locker room before the media could hear about his perfect shooting night from outside the arc.
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Cubs and catcher David Ross reach 2-year deal

    CHICAGO – David Ross and the Chicago Cubs have agreed on a two-year contract worth $5 million, reuniting the catcher with frequent batterymate Jon Les ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Prep Roundup: Hiawatha boys hoops with 2nd straight nail-biter

    For the second straight day, the Hiawatha boys basketball team held on for a nail-biting win. The Ha ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 4:34 pm
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