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  • Prep golf: Faivre leads way for Indian Creek boys

    SHABBONA – The Indian Creek boys golf team enjoyed a 201-206 victory over Hinckley-Big Rock on Thursday at Indian Oaks Country Club.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • NIU football: New number, role for Mayes as he is most experienced safety

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois safety Brandon Mayes took over the jersey number of former teammate Marlon Moore.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Hub Arkush: Chicago Bears' offense much improved in 2nd preseason game

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The Bears’ offense still has a long, long way to go, but its improvement Thursday night against the New England Patriots over Week ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Brazil police official: Ryan Lochte made up story about robbery

    RIO DE JANEIRO – A Brazilian police official is telling The Associated Press that American swimmer Ryan Lochte fabricated a story about being robbed a ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Algonquin native Evan Jager realizes dream with silver medal

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Evan Jager knew in the final 100 meters he didn’t have a chance to win gold at the Rio Olympics.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • "Awesome Hour" on the track as US captures 6 Olympic medals

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Tianna Bartoletta kicked off her country's whirlwind run of medals on the night. So, by all rights, she should get to name it.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Nathan Vasher returned to Chicago Bears in a coaching role through Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship

    Playing in the Super Bowl was an achievement in itself for former Bears cornerback Nathan Vasher. When he looks back at the game now, he can see the e ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Eaton's grand slam in 9th lifts White Sox past Indians

    CLEVELAND – The Chicago White Sox have had little success against the Cleveland Indians this season.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Soler, Lester lead Cubs over Brewers

    CHICAGO – Jorge Soler hit a three-run homer during a five-run first inning, Jon Lester pitched into the seventh and the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwauke ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:57 am
  • NIU women's soccer: Even without Gierman, Huskies ready for 2016 season

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois women’s soccer team got a tough dose of bad news well before the season started.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • HuskieWire Podcast: Chandler Harnish

    Former NIU quarterback Chandler Harnish talks with the HuskieWire HuskieTalk podcast about throwing out the first pitch of the Kane County Cougars gam ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • NIU women's cross country: Hildreth returns with chance at MAC crown

    Coming down the home stretch of the Mid-American Conference women's cross country championship meet last year, Northern Illinois runner Kelsey Hildret ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Hub Arkush: White making most of practice vs. Pats

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Saying the 2016 Chicago Bears offense is a work in progress is kind of like announcing Bill Belichick is a good football coach.
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Pitching, Rizzo's dazzling catch help Cubs sweep Brewers

    CHICAGO – Anthony Rizzo has been watching a lot of the "Final Five" gold medal-winning U.S. Olympic women's gymnastics team. So when he jumped onto a ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Quintana takes another hard-luck loss for White Sox

    CLEVELAND – When Jose Quintana pitches, the bats of the Chicago White Sox tend to go silent.The left ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 11:48 pm
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