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  • Realignment, injuries and aliens – media day is almost here

    Daily Chronicle Sports Editor Eddie Carifio and sports reporter Jesse Severson spend their days covering the area’s sports scene. Occasionally, they g ...
    July 28, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Raven Neely to Compete in ITA National Summer Championship

    Northern Illinois University women's tennis player Raven Neely is set to compete in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association National Summer Championshi ...
    July 27, 2016 - 6:02 pm
  • Christ Community I wins church softball league

    In its first championship game since 2008, Christ Community I beat Sycamore Methodist 16-9 to win the DeKalb County Church Softball League on Monday. ...
    July 27, 2016 - 3:57 pm
  • New Cubs closer Aroldis Chapman arrives to a mixed reviews

    CHICAGO – Star closer Aroldis Chapman joined the Cubs on Tuesday, arriving to a mixed reaction in Chicago and saying he couldn't remember what managem ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • White Sox avoid Chapman, down Cubs 3-0 behind Shields

    CHICAGO – Out went Chris Sale and the shredded 1976 throwback jerseys. In came 1983 uniforms and a four-game winning streak.
    July 26, 2016 - 11:29 pm
  • Views: From top to bottom, NIU athletics not ready for jump to AAC

    Don’t expect Northern Illinois to be leaving the Mid-American Conference anytime soon. The landscap ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • White Sox beat Cubs 5-4 on Saladino's single

    CHICAGO – Tyler Saladino held out his arms as the White Sox poured out of the dugout to mob him near second base.
    July 25, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Scorpions travel baseball team wraps up third summer season

    SYCAMORE – Despite a flooded market of travel baseball teams in the area, three years ago Dedric Wright decided to add another one.
    July 26, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Chicago Cubs get closer Aroldis Chapman in trade with New York Yankees

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs acquired hard-throwing reliever Aroldis Chapman in a trade with the New York Yankees on Monday, giving the NL Central leade ...
    July 25, 2016 - 2:51 pm
  • Cabrera singles in 9th, White Sox beat Tigers, 5-4

    CHICAGO – The White Sox suspended their ace and picked up a pair of wins in their final at-bat.It wa ...
    July 24, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza inducted into Hall of Fame

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – Two players who began their careers at opposite ends of the spectrum nearly three decades ago ended up in the same place Sunday – ...
    July 24, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Nathan gets win in return to majors; Cubs beat Brewers, 6-5

    MILWAUKEE – Entering his first big league game in 16 months, Joe Nathan felt his heart racing while doing a full sprint to the mound.
    July 24, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Korcek: Summitt's reach felt in DeKalb by former NIU coach Jane Albright

    Wisdom fosters tribute. Tribute fosters payback. Payback fosters memories.If anyone knows the number ...
    July 24, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Longtime CB Tillman retires as member of Bears

    LAKE FOREST – Charles Tillman doesn’t have many regrets after his 13-year career in the NFL, most of it with the Bears.
    July 22, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Bears: Amos leads young group into camp

    It’s summer, which means lots of construction in Chicago, sticky humidity, and the Bears having question marks at safety. Their only surefire answer a ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:45 pm
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