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  • NIU football holds first scrimmage today

    Northern Illinois football will hold a scrimmage at 2:30 p.m. today at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb. The ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • 5 Players to watch on "D" vs. Jaguars

    There are very few guarantees in the National Football League but one of the rare ones is, if the Chicago Bears defense doesn’t make significant impro ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 9:02 pm
  • Hendricks helps Cubs beat Brewers

    CHICAGO – Rookie Kyle Hendricks pitched 7 1-3 innings of six-hit ball in his third consecutive win, and the Chicago Cubs cooled off Wily Peralta and t ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 10:05 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Bears leaving Bourbonnais with too many questions

    BOURBONNAIS – On Wednesday, the Bears will put Bourbonnais behind them for another 12 months. Perhaps they’ll spend the hour-and-a-half ride back to L ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Clausen getting chance over Palmer in backup role

    BOURBONNAIS – It is in line with what we have heard from Bears coach Marc Trestman all camp about the backup quarterback competition, but it also make ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 8:46 pm
  • New team, new role for former Bear Peppers

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – Seeing Julius Peppers sporting a green-and-gold uniform, numbered 56 for linebacker, rushing from a two-point stance opposite Clay M ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 8:46 pm
  • Soften the sting: Despite injury to Stingily, RB depth a strength for NIU

    DeKALB – Before the 2013 football season, Northern Illinois tailback Akeem Daniels seemed poised to be NIU's starter after finishing 2012 on a strong ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 8:24 am
  • Clippers sale to Steve Ballmer goes through

    LOS ANGELES — Steve Ballmer officially became the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday.T ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 1:08 pm
  • Prep football roundup: G-K eyes a return trip to playoffs

    GENOA – Before a football coach even worries about offensive and defensive schemes, there's one aspect of the prep game that's extremely important to ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 8:31 am
  • Gallardo pitches Brewers past Cubs

    CHICAGO – Yovani Gallardo pitched seven sparkling innings and Khris Davis had a tiebreaking RBI double, leading the Milwaukee Brewers to a 3-1 victory ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Bears' LB Greene more comfortable in 2nd season

    BOURBONNAIS – The ability to force turnovers is critical for a defense, and frankly, it was an area in which the Bears failed to capitalize last seaso ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • First things first: Big hopes for Sycamore start with first practice

    SYCAMORE – Given their performance last year, the players and coaches on the Sycamore football team have some high hopes for the upcoming season.
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 2:06 pm
  • Weckler making sure DeKalb football takes care of little things

    DeKALB – Paper work and pep talks. It's not exactly what jumps to mind when thinking about practice. ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 8:32 am
  • Navy SEAL trying out for Northwestern football

    EVANSTON — A 32-year-old father of three who is an active Navy SEAL is trying to earn a spot on Northwestern University's football team.
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Cubs avoid sweep with 3-2 victory over Rays

    CHICAGO – Anthony Rizzo was responsible for two of Chicago's 17 strikeouts Sunday. He also had the biggest hit of the game for the Cubs.
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 11:51 pm
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