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  • PREP ROUNDUP: Sycamore softball crushes Rochelle

    Taylor Aasen drove in three runs to help Sycamore softball knock off Rochelle, 11-1, in six innings in a Northern Illinois Big 12 crossover game Wedne ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Wood, Rizzo power Cubs past Reds

    CHICAGO – Two years ago, Travis Wood was an All-Star. This year, he's a pitcher looking to return that form following a rough 2014 season.
    April 15, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Bulls relocating Jordan statue during construction

    CHICAGO – The Bulls are temporarily relocating the Michael Jordan statue outside the United Center.T ...
    April 15, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Brooks leads rally, Bulls beat Hawks

    CHICAGO (AP) — Aaron Brooks scored 23 points and the Chicago Bulls rallied from 18 down to beat the Atlanta Hawks 91-85 on Wednesday night in the regu ...
    April 15, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Ex-NFL star Hernandez convicted of murder, sentenced to life

    FALL RIVER, Mass. – Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison Wednesday fo ...
    April 15, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • Girls soccer: Ella Holland, Sycamore knock off DeKalb

    SYCAMORE – Last year, the Sycamore girls soccer team played to a pair of scoreless ties against DeKalb.
    April 16, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • NIU roundup: Baseball's late rally comes up short

    A furious ninth inning rally fell short for the Northern Illinois baseball team in a 12-11 loss to Bradley in a nonconference game on Wednesday at McK ...
    April 15, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Prep track and field: Sycamore track star Hooker signs with Illinois State

    SYCAMORE — Wednesday was a big day for one of the best track athletes in the area and the state of Illinois. 
    April 16, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • French Gautier settling in as top golfer for NIU women

    DeKALB – It wasn’t the most convenient welcome to America for Lena Gautier.As the French native flew ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Unhappy birthday for Danks as White Sox lose to Indians

    CLEVELAND – John Danks had no reason to celebrate on his 30th birthday. The Indians spoiled the occasion.
    April 15, 2015 - 7:12 pm
  • Jameis Winston vs. Marcus Mariota: A battle of identities

    Twenty-one years ago, in a backyard in the Deep South and on a beach in the Pacific Ocean, two NFL worldviews took their first steps.
    April 15, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Chicago White Sox win; Cleveland Indians' Carlos Carrasco beaned with line drive

    CLEVELAND – A split-second after throwing a pitch, Carlos Carrasco was face down in the dirt, motionless on the edge of the mound.
    April 14, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Chicago Cubs edged by Cincinnati Reds

    CHICAGO – Anthony DeSclafani threw seven scoreless innings, Joey Votto had two hits and drove in a run, and the Cincinnati Reds held on to beat the Ch ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Chicago Bears would be silly to give Matt Forte new deal now

    Of course Matt Forte wants a new contract. So do I. Don’t you?The bad news for the Bears’ running ba ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Northern Illinois athletic director Sean Frazier denies reports he's finalist for Pitt AD job

    On Tuesday night, a list of potential finalists for the University of Pittsburgh athletic director was tweeted by the Pitt media naming Northern Illin ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:11 pm
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