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  • Prep baseball: Mizgalski's big day gives Sycamore easy win in conference opener

    SYCAMORE – Jack Mizgalski certainly helped himself on Monday.The junior had a big day at the plate a ...
    April 11, 2016 - 6:53 pm
  • NIU football: Collins decides to stay at Oregon State

    Seth Collins has decided to stay with Oregon State, the school announced on Monday.Collins had signe ...
    April 11, 2016 - 3:58 pm
  • NIU baseball: Huskies at UIC preview

    First pitch: 6:05 p.m. Tuesday, Granderson StadiumMedia: ESPN3Records: Huskies 9-22 overall, 5-4 in ...
    April 11, 2016 - 2:39 pm
  • Man convicted of killing Jordan’s father seeks hearing

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Attorneys for the man convicted of killing Michael Jordan's father in North Carolina in 1993 and dumping his body in South Carolina ...
    April 10, 2016 - 9:00 pm
  • Prep boys track and field: Hinckley-Big Rock's McNanna off to strong start in long jump

    HINCKLEY – Once a state qualifier in the high jump, Hinckley-Big Rock senior Zach McNanna decided to give long jump a shot this season.
    April 10, 2016 - 8:45 pm
  • Kyle Busch wins at Texas to complete another NASCAR sweep

    FORT WORTH, Texas – A broom was waiting for Kyle Busch in Victory Lane at Texas.Busch took the lead ...
    April 10, 2016 - 8:44 pm
  • Indians at White Sox postponed because of rain

    CHICAGO – The early season postponements keep piling up for the Cleveland Indians.The Indians’ game ...
    April 10, 2016 - 8:44 pm
  • Willett wins the Masters after shocking Spieth collapse

    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Jordan Spieth couldn't bear to watch, turning his head before another shot splashed into Rae's Creek. Moments later, Danny Willett look ...
    April 10, 2016 - 8:43 pm
  • Arrieta homers, pitches 7 innings to lead Cubs over Arizona

    PHOENIX – Jake Arrieta homered and pitched seven innings, helping the Chicago Cubs finish off an impressive first week by beating the Arizona Diamondb ...
    April 10, 2016 - 7:03 pm
  • Local roundup: NIU baseball splits doubleheader, takes series

    The Northern Illinois baseball team won its second Mid-American Conference series of the season after splitting a doubleheader with Central Michigan o ...
    April 10, 2016 - 8:47 pm
  • Notebook: Carpenter knows fall softball season not likely

    A tweet sent by Sycamore softball coach Jill Carpenter on the Spartans’ account early Wednesday morning suggesting IHSA move softball to the fall garn ...
    April 11, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Tomas' 9th-inning single gives D'Backs 3-2 win over Cubs

    PHOENIX (AP) — Yasmany Tomas singled home Chris Owings with two outs in the ninth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied to give the Chicago Cubs ...
    April 9, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Danks struggles, White Sox get pounded 7-1 in home opener

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox keep insisting things will be different. This one had an awfully familiar feel, though.
    April 8, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Local roundup: NIU baseball wins; Marshall comes up big for Hiawatha

    The Northern Illinois baseball team opened a three-game home series against Mid-American Conference foe Central Michigan with a 9-6 win on Friday.
    April 8, 2016 - 8:38 pm
  • NIU football: Once a safety, Johnson finally adjusted to switch to linebacker

    DeKALB – Making the move from safety to linebacker last season, redshirt sophomore Juwaun Johnson admits with a laugh that he had to get by on pure at ...
    April 8, 2016 - 11:42 pm
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