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  • Ola off to solid start at Bears camp

    BOURBONNAIS – When the pads came on for the first time Sunday, guard Michael Ola did his best to make his first reps worth it.
    July 29, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Stacked farm system offers Chicago Cubs hope

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It's tempting for Chicago Cubs fans to pay as much attention to Triple-A Iowa as the struggling big league club.
    July 29, 2014 - 3:56 pm
  • NIU announces games against San Diego State

    Mid-American Conference-Mountain West matchups aren’t exactly commonplace. But given the new college ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Cubs chairman Ricketts points to plan during visit to Kane County Cougars

    GENEVA – Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts loosened his collar and tie and watched most of Monday's Cougars matinee after a morning speaking engagement at Fi ...
    July 29, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Arkush: Bears' backup QB situation still worrisome

    BOURBONNAIS – Barring serious injury issues, the Bears’ 2014 offense is going to be very good, and quarterback Jay Cutler appears poised for his bigge ...
    July 28, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Four DeKalb-Sycamore swimmers earn All-American honors

    Early on in the 2013-14 prep boys swimming season, the group which made up the DeKalb-Sycamore co-op's 200-meter relay had a goal to place high at the ...
    July 28, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • NIU announces 'SchedulePalooza'

    Northern Illinois fans will hear plenty of football scheduling news during the next few days as part of what the school is calling "SchedulePalooza."
    July 29, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Overseas trip ‘tremendous opportunity’ for Kelly, Huskies

    DeKALB – Ray Gooden has gotten volleyball experience all over the world.Gooden, entering his 13th ye ...
    July 27, 2014 - 9:10 pm
  • Wainwright, Holliday leads Cards past Cubs

    CHICAGO – Adam Wainwright pitched seven scoreless innings and Matt Holliday hit a solo homer to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 1-0 victory and a se ...
    July 27, 2014 - 5:49 pm
  • Bears' Tucker has chance to make mark on defense

    BOURBONNAIS – Given the overhaul, this sure seems like coordinator Mel Tucker's big chance to make his mark on the Chicago Bears' defense.
    July 27, 2014 - 5:47 pm
  • Fuld's 2-run single lifts Twins over White Sox

    MINNEAPOLIS – A big hit from Sam Fuld and a quick recovery by Glen Perkins gave the Minnesota Twins a win that temporarily helped them forget about a ...
    July 27, 2014 - 5:47 pm
  • Sale shuts down Twins in White Sox's win

    MINNEAPOLIS – Chris Sale tied a season high with 12 strikeouts in eight dominant innings, Alexei Ramirez hit his 10th homer, and the White Sox beat Mi ...
    July 26, 2014 - 9:56 pm
  • Cubs can't pull out 2nd straight comeback win

    CHICAGO – The Cubs tried to follow the same script that produced a comeback win the day before. They just couldn't pull off a similar finish.
    July 26, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • Notebook: D-line feisty in last day without pads

    BOURBONNAIS – Marc Trestman and the Bears have put an emphasis on “toughness” this offseason. Mel Tucker has called the new defensive line a “salty” g ...
    July 26, 2014 - 9:22 pm
  • Hub Arkush: The defense is certainly different

    BOURBONNAIS – A reported crowd of 8,000 – plus showed up Saturday for the Bears second practice of the preseason camp at Olivet Nazarene and talk of p ...
    July 26, 2014 - 7:03 pm
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