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  • Leonard Floyd learning from Young, impressing his teammates

    LAKE FOREST – Leonard Floyd said he knows when he steps to the podium, he’s going to get the weight questions. At least until the real football gets g ...
    June 16, 2016 - 8:15 am
  • Boys track and field: DeKalb's Tate ends decorated career as Athlete of the Year

    DeKALB – Tony Tate couldn’t find his shoes. With the preliminary heat of the 200-meter dash moments ...
    June 16, 2016 - 1:04 am
  • Tigers hold onto big lead this time, top White Sox

    CHICAGO – Justin Upton doubled, tripled and drove in four runs; J.D. Martinez had three of Detroit's season-high seven doubles and the Tigers this tim ...
    June 14, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Girls track and field: DeKalb's Long caps career with state title, named athlete of the year

    DeKALB – It wasn’t too long after her freshman year at DeKalb when Savannah Long first saw it.Drivin ...
    June 14, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • Cutler, new OC Loggains mesh

    LAKE FOREST – This summer is different for Bears quarterback Jay Cutler because it’s going to be a lot of the same, at least when it comes to his play ...
    June 14, 2016 - 11:07 pm
  • Jeffery reports for mandatory camp

    LAKE FOREST – Alshon Jeffery joined his teammates for the first time this offseason Tuesday to take part in the team’s mandatory veteran minicamp.
    June 14, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Almora’s double in 9th lifts Cubs

    WASHINGTON – Albert Almora Jr. drove in the go-ahead run with a ninth-inning double, Dexter Fowler had two hits and the Cubs defeated the Washington N ...
    June 14, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • Korcek: Sky's the limit for the Lurry

    Item No. 1: What’s Northern Illinois University junior-to-be Shawun Lurry planning for an encore in 2016? More pass interceptions, more NCAA rankings, ...
    June 14, 2016 - 4:12 pm
  • White Sox rally from 7 down for 10-9 victory over Tigers

    CHICAGO – Adam Eaton singled home the winning run in the 12th inning for his fourth hit of the night, and the White Sox rallied from seven runs down i ...
    June 14, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Cubs can't solve Scherzer in 4-1 loss to Nationals

    WASHINGTON – There haven't been too many times this season when the Cubs found themselves flailing helplessly at pitches before walking somberly back ...
    June 13, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Kaneland shows grit in summer workouts

    Inspired by a challenge to compete harder, Dan Franck did something rarely seen in summer league boys basketball.
    June 13, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Jesse Severson: Ranking top players, athletes for Northern Illinois in past year

    Summer is boring. There are no Northern Illinois games to cover, and so let’s do the next best thin ...
    June 14, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Former Bears defensive lineman Bryan Robinson dead at age 41

    MILWAUKEE – Former Bears defensive lineman Bryan Robinson has died, the team said Monday. He was 41.
    June 13, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • Softball: Newport, Cohrs make ICA first team

    DeKalb pitcher Morgan Newport was selected the the Illinois Coaches Association All-State First team on Monday.
    June 13, 2016 - 3:12 pm
  • Slumping White Sox lose 3-1 to Yordano Ventura and Royals

    CHICAGO – Yordano Ventura and Chicago's sputtering lineup made for a long afternoon for the White Sox.
    June 12, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Do you think state Legislature should ban people on terror watch lists from getting gun permits?