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  • Taylor Teagarden's single earns Chicago Cubs doubleheader split with Cincinnati Reds

    CINCINNATI – Down by five runs early, the Chicago Cubs managed to pull one out in a most improbable way: A .154 hitter getting a single off a 101 mph ...
    July 22, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Women's basketball: NIU's Lisa Carlsen rounds out her coaching staff

    Northern Illinois women's basketball coach Lisa Carlsen announced her staff Friday afternoon, hiring three new assistant coaches ahead of the 2015-16 ...
    July 22, 2015 - 5:57 pm
  • Camp Power wraps up with volleyball, softball at NIU

    Northern Illinois University student-athletes, camp counselors and campers gathered for the third and final day of Camp Power hosted at NIU on Wednesd ...
    July 22, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Kyle Hendricks has slow start, Cubs fall to Reds 9-1 in DH opener

    CINCINNATI – Kyle Hendricks had a tough first inning, and the Chicago Cubs couldn't catch up.Todd Fr ...
    July 22, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • NIU pitcher Andrew Frankenreider earns Cape Cod all-star berth

    After an impressive first half of the season, Northern Illinois pitcher Andrew Frankenreider was named to the Cape Cod League’s West All-Star team Sun ...
    July 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Kyle Schwarber's 2 homers send Chicago Cubs over Cincinnati Reds in 13 innings

    CINCINNATI – Kyle Schwarber hit a tying two-run homer in the ninth inning, then completed yet another big night at Great American Ball Park with a sol ...
    July 21, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Holliday's grand slam sends Cardinals over White Sox

    CHICAGO – Matt Holliday hit his sixth career grand slam, powering Michael Wacha and the St. Louis Cardinals past the White Sox 8-5 on Tuesday night.
    July 21, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Learning the rules of 1840s and 1850s baseball

    WATERMAN – It’s not exactly going into a time machine when the Somonauk Blue Stockings take the field for a vintage baseball game – the players may no ...
    July 22, 2015 - 6:05 pm
  • Photos: Somonauk Blue Stockings Vintage Baseball

    The Somonauk Blue Stockings, a vintage baseball team created in 2006, plays by a set of unified rules agreed upon in 1858, one of the earliest set of ...
    July 21, 2015 - 3:20 pm
  • Photos: Sycamore girls basketball summer practice

    Photos from Sycamore girls basketball summer practice ...
    July 21, 2015 - 10:09 am
  • Sycamore Titans 9U team caps successful summer season

    SYCAMORE – When the Sycamore Titans 9U baseball team started the season, many of its members thought they would be a decent team.
    July 20, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Cubs give up 3 homers, lose to Reds

    CINCINNATI – Justin Grimm came on with two outs, nobody on and the Cubs holding a one-run lead in the sixth. All the left-hander had to do was retire ...
    July 20, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Chicago Bears 2015 training camp preview: Defensive line

    Overview: Regardless of how Bears fans feel about the failed Ray McDonald experiment, their team’s willingness to welcome the national scrutiny that ...
    July 20, 2015 - 3:39 pm
  • Arrieta keeps dominant streak going, Cubs top Braves

    ATLANTA – Jake Arrieta believes he's maturing every day as a major league starter.As the summer wear ...
    July 20, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Duffy leads Royals past Sale, White Sox

    CHICAGO (AP) — There is no big secret to Danny Duffy's July success. No mechanical adjustments. Nothing like that at all.
    July 19, 2015 - 5:46 pm
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