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  • Kaneland softball sputters early in loss to Yorkville

    MAPLE PARK – A sluggish start on offense and defense translated into a slow start for the Kaneland softball team in the Northern Illinois Big 12 East ...
    April 18, 2014 - 8:50 am
  • Blues beat Blackhawks in 3 overtimes

    ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Blues went the distance, and then some, to get the jump on the defending Stanley Cup champions.
    April 18, 2014 - 12:47 am
  • Bradley leads Red Sox past White Sox in 14 innings

    CHICAGO – Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a two-run double off Chicago infielder Leury Garcia in the top of the 14th inning and the Boston Red Sox outlasted th ...
    April 17, 2014 - 1:02 am
  • For Versteeg, it’s déjà vu (plus a ’do)

    CHICAGO – Kris Versteeg unveiled a new haircut Wednesday.The Blackhawks’ winger had his hair closely ...
    April 17, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Walker leads Bobcats over Bulls in OT

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Al Jefferson knows few people will be giving the Charlotte Bobcats a chance to upset the Miami Heat in the first round of the Easter ...
    April 17, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • White wash: Yanks sweep Cubs

    NEW YORK – There was nothing mysterious about Michael Pineda’s performance this time. Masahiro Tanaka’s dominant outing was pretty straight forward, t ...
    April 17, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • PREP ROUNDUP: Genoa-Kingston softball improves to 8-2

    The Genoa-Kingston softball team earned a 9-2 win Wednesday at Plano. Rachel Joos (3-0) earned the w ...
    April 17, 2014 - 7:24 am
  • Spartans’ bats take charge

    DeKALB – Sycamore designated hitter Austin Jacox went 1 for 2 with two sacrifice flies and a long two-run home run to left field in the Spartans’ 12-1 ...
    April 17, 2014 - 7:25 am
  • Huskie Bowl format tweaked

    DeKALB – Rod Carey was forced to come up with a Plan B.His Northern Illinois football team has been ...
    April 17, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Tanaka cools Cubs' bats in Yankees' 3-0 win

    NEW YORK (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka allowed two bunt hits in eight dominant innings on a frigid Monday, Carlos Beltran homered for the third straight game ...
    April 16, 2014 - 3:46 pm
  • Hitchcock: Blues chances hinge on Miller

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Just like last spring, the St. Louis Blues have the higher seed but the unenviable task of facing the defending Stanley Cup champion ...
    April 16, 2014 - 3:43 pm
  • MUSICK: Shaw savors role as Hawks’ intense goofball

    CHICAGO – Brent Seabrook had no place to hide. Moments earlier during Tuesday’s practice, Seabrook h ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • White Sox slip past Red Sox on error in 9th

    CHICAGO – Alexei Ramirez scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning on a throwing error and the Chicago White Sox edged the Boston Red S ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • BASEBALL INSIDER: Genoa-Kingston reverses fortunes

    Genoa-Kingston has been through hard times. The Cogs lost 26 games in 2013. But, if a revival is to happen this spring it will be due to performances ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • NIU’s Turner up to speed at wide receiver

    DeKALB – Aregeros Turner’s time at Northern Illinois didn’t get off to the best start.Roughly a mont ...
    April 16, 2014 - 9:57 am
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