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  • Jake Peavy shuts down Chicago Cubs as San Francisco Giants earn 1st win in series

    SAN FRANCISCO – Buster Posey followed Brandon Belt's leadoff triple in the sixth with a go-ahead double, Jake Peavy won for the second time in six sta ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Chicago White Sox manage just 6 hits in loss to Boston Red Sox

    CHICAGO – Add seven more strikeouts to Chris Sale's major league-leading total. Mark him down for one more quality start. But keep him at 12 wins.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Despite young roster, NIU men's soccer brings back enough to compete

    DeKALB – It was hard for Northern Illinois junior defender Richard Hall not to notice all the new faces.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • NIU volleyball: Surrounded by winning her entire career, Alexis Gonzalez returns as setter for Huskies

    DeKALB – Since she was a freshman in 2012, Northern Illinois setter Alexis Gonzalez has been a mainstay for the NIU volleyball team.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • National Guard, NIU can’t find way to retain howitzer

    DeKALB – After looking at the options given by Northern Illinois, the Illinois National Guard Armory in Sycamore has decided not to continue its 18-ye ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • NIU football: Marlon Moore, Brandon Mayes, Mycial Allen rotating with 1st-string defense 10 days from first game

    DeKALB – Against Northern Illinois last season, UNLV quarterback Blake Decker threw for a season-high 397 yards.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Report: U of I athletes tested positive for drugs 65 times

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) – Athletes at the University of Illinois tested positive for banned drugs 65 times during the 2014-2015 school year, more than any othe ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Jake Arrieta pitches, Kyle Schwarber hits Cubs past Giants

    SAN FRANCISCO – Kyle Schwarber, Miguel Montero and Starlin Castro all hit home runs in support of another solid outing from Jake Arrieta, and the Cubs ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Thompson drives in 3, White Sox rally past Red Sox, 5-4

    CHICAGO – Rookie Trayce Thompson drove in three runs, including a go-ahead, two-run double, and the White Sox beat the Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Tuesday n ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Injuries to Chicago Bears' wideouts not all bad news

    The Bears have a serious problem at wide receiver, and it’s certainly fair to wonder whether it could have been avoided and what they’re going to do a ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Soccer: Barbs open season with win

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Barbs started the 2015 season off on the right foot, winning 2-0 over Belvidere North on Tuesday night in the season opener for bo ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Prep girls swimming: DeKalb opens season with win at home

    DeKALB – It was a very familiar result for the DeKalb-Sycamore co-op girls swimming team Tuesday night.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • Volleyball: Charles wins Sycamore debut

    SYCAMORE – Coaching her first game with the Sycamore volleyball team, Spartan hall of famer Jennifer Charles said she was nervous early on.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Prep roundup: Genoa-Kingston boys soccer settles for draw

    The Genoa-Kingston boys soccer team was less than 30 seconds away from opening the season with a win.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 9:19 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Loss of Ratliff really hurts Bears

    The NFL has announced that Jeremiah Ratliff will be suspended for the first three games of the season because of a violation of the NFL’s substance ab ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:12 am
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