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  • Miller's 1-handed TD grab lifts Bears over Chargers

    SAN DIEGO – Zach Miller leaped, snagged Jay Cutler's pass with his right hand and tumbled into the end zone.
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • Bulls top winless Philadelphia

    PHILADELPHIA – Jimmy Butler stuck a Sharpie inside a media scrum, using the marker as an imaginary recorder to pick up sound bites nearby from teammat ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 12:44 am
  • Versatile sophomore Smith ready to make impact for new-look Huskies

    DeKALB – As a freshman last season, Kelly Smith got significant playing time for the Northern Illinois women's basketball team partly because injuries ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 12:45 am
  • Photos: DeKalb football wins second-round playoff game

    Images from DeKalb's victory against Deerfield in the second round of the Class 6A football playoffs
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 2:39 pm
  • Mays, Hagan earn conference honors after win over Toledo

    The Northern Illinois football team nabbed two of the three Mid-American Conference Player of the Week honors after their dramatic 32-27 win at Toledo ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • Illinois fires athletic director Mike Thomas after athlete allegations

    CHAMPAIGN – Illinois fired athletic director Mike Thomas on Monday as it released the final report from its investigation into mistreatment of footbal ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 10:12 am
  • Kane, Panarin lead Blackhawks past Oilers 4-2

    CHICAGO – Patrick Kane has found red-hot chemistry with a pair of Russian linemates.Kane had a goal ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • San Diego Chargers hope to end free-fall Monday night vs Chicago Bears

    SAN DIEGO – Philip Rivers is trying to remain positive as the San Diego Chargers' season spins out of control.
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Top-seeded Montini jumps on No. 8 Kaneland early, cruises to win

    LOMBARD – For the third time in five years, the Kaneland football team's season ended at the hands of Lombard Montini.
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 6:00 pm
  • Football: Long drives lead DeKalb past Deerfield, into quarterfinals

    DEERFIELD – With the DeKalb football team looking to ice the game and all but guarantee a trip to the Class 6A quarterfinals, Luke Davis wanted the ba ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Cross country: Bower ninth in 2A, Poorten top finisher for boys

    Brianna Bower took ninth in 17 minutes, 35 seconds at the Class 2A State Cross Country meet, helping the Knights to a 10th place finish at the season ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Chicago Bears at San Diego Chargers could be QB duel

    The No. 1 matchup in the Bears’ Monday prime-time meeting with the San Diego Chargers jumps off the page like Joakim Noah standing in a classroom full ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Bears notes: Jeremy Langford eager for first start

    LAKE FOREST – Matt Forte did not practice Friday because of a knee injury, as Monday night sets up for Jeremy Langford’s debut as a starting running b ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Zajac has goal, assist in 1st as Devils beat Blackhawks

    NEWARK, N.J. – The surprising New Jersey Devils aren't just winning games anymore. They have learned to how finish off struggling opponents, including ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Prep football: DeKalb looks to extend playoff run to quarterfinals

    DeKALB – As the DeKalb football team prepared to travel to Deerfield seeking a win and a berth in the Class 6A quarterfinals, coach Matt Weckler trave ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 10:05 pm
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