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  • Video: NIU quarterback Drew Hare reacts to preseason poll

    In this short video from Mid-American Conference media day in Detroit, Northern Illinois quarterback ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • Kaneland softball: Mike Kuefler takes coaching reins

    Posing for photos with the Class 3A third-place softball trophy in June, several Kaneland athletes pictured assistant Mike Kuefler as their coach in w ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Chicago Cubs fall to Colorado Rockies

    CHICAGO – D.J. LeMahieu had three hits and scored twice to help the Colorado Rockies get a win in their first game after trading Troy Tulowitzki, beat ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • New Kaneland boys basketball coach Joe Conroy eager to ‘grind away’

    MAPLE PARK – Joe Conroy learned of his approval as the next Kaneland boys basketball coach while visiting his brother on Florida’s gulf coast Monday n ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Bears enter 1st camp with Fox looking to for success

    CHICAGO – The Bears had just wrapped up a five-win nightmare season when chairman George McCaskey announced sweeping changes the following day.
    July 28, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • Chicago White Sox beat Boston Red Sox

    BOSTON – Jose Abreu and Geovany Soto homered and drove in three runs apiece and Jeff Samardzija pitched eight strong innings for the White Sox in a 9- ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Boys soccer: Sycamore gaining steam heading into season

    SYCAMORE – Having played more than 10 scrimmages this summer, the Sycamore boys soccer team and coach Dave Bachta feel as if the season has already st ...
    July 28, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Photos: Sycamore v Genoa-Kingston Soccer Scrimmage

    Images from the boys soccer scrimmage at Sycamore High School on Tuesday. ...
    July 28, 2015 - 7:40 pm
  • Sidewinders 16U baseball holding tryouts Saturday

    The Sidewinders 16-and-under travelling 16-and-under baseball team will hold tryouts at 10 a.m. Saturday at Prather Park in DeKalb.
    July 28, 2015 - 5:47 pm
  • Kishwaukee Valley Storm holding tryouts

    The Kishwaukee Valley Storm travelling softball team will hold tryouts for the 2015-16 season beginning August 5 at Sycamore Community Park Fields 9-1 ...
    July 28, 2015 - 5:43 pm
  • Download the free Chicago Football app

    Can't get enough Chicago Football?   We can't, either. That's why we've got a free app for you ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Kris Bryant's home run in 9th lifts Chicago Cubs over Colorado Rockies

    CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant's two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Chicago Cubs to a 9-8 victory over the Colorado ...
    July 28, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Chicago White Sox outlast Boston Red Sox

    BOSTON (AP) — Adam Eaton was given some unusual advice on what to do between at-bats in his first appearance as a designated hitter.
    July 28, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Take 2: What are the position battles to watch at Chicago Bears training camp?

    With Bears training camp beginning this week, our writers analyze the key position battles fans should monitor in Bourbonnais and through the preseaso ...
    July 28, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Video: 2015 Chicago Bears Offense Training Camp Preview

    Hub Arkush, Kevin Fishbain, and Arthur Arkush preview the offensive side of the ball as the Bears make their way to Bourbonnais for their 2015 Train ...
    July 27, 2015 - 3:53 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What do you want to happen to the vacant building at First Street and Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb?
    Rehab it
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    Whatever brings new business there quickest