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  • Lester allows no earned runs as Cubs rout Braves 13-2

    ATLANTA – Jon Lester stopped himself as he started to say he hoped the Cubs could keep winning at their current pace.
    June 12, 2016 - 11:29 pm
  • Softball: DeKalb drops finale, takes fourth at state tournament

    EAST PEORIA – The bats finally picked up, the defense was solid, and Morgan Newport was pitching as she had all year – in other words, the DeKalb soft ...
    June 12, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Prep softball: DeKalb ace Newport battles against Downers Grove South star hitter Hedgcock

    EAST PEORIA – It was greatness against greatness on Saturday night.DeKalb ace Morgan Newport battled ...
    June 13, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Avila hits 2 HRs, White Sox hand Royals 8th straight loss

    CHICAGO – Tim Anderson soaked it all in as he stood in the on-deck circle and thought he might be imagining it when he heard the ovation after his fir ...
    June 11, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Hammel gives up 2 early HRs as Cubs fall to Braves

    ATLANTA – After allowing only four homers in his first 11 starts, Jason Hammel gave up back-to-back homers to the Braves, who have the weakest power g ...
    June 11, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Gordie Howe, the gritty and mighty 'Mr. Hockey,' dies at 88

    DETROIT – Gordie Howe worked all his remarkable life to earn the respect and awe that came with being "Mr. Hockey."
    June 11, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Prep softball: DeKalb looks to bounce back after shutout loss to River Forest

    EAST PEORIA – On Saturday, the DeKalb softball team will have to face a 35-win opponent for the second consecutive day.
    June 10, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • Softball: Barbs fall in state semis to Oak Park-River Forest

    EAST PEORIA – Oak Park-River Forest was playing in its 11th state tournament, including a third-place finish last year. DeKalb was playing in its firs ...
    June 10, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Gordie Howe, known as 'Mr. Hockey,' dies at 88

    DETROIT – Gordie Howe, the rough-and-tumble Canadian farm boy whose boundless blend of talent and toughness made him the NHL's quintessential star dur ...
    June 10, 2016 - 10:24 am
  • White Sox end 5-game skid, beat Nationals

    CHICAGO – Todd Frazier wondered if going to church more would help the White Sox break out of their funk. Then the Chicago third baseman suggested a s ...
    June 10, 2016 - 12:47 am
  • Prep boys basketball: Pollack, Davis to represent DeKalb at IBCA All-Star Game

    Michael Pollack and Luke Davis are reuniting with DeKalb coach Al Biancalana one last time.The recen ...
    June 10, 2016 - 2:15 am
  • DeKalb softball to face Oak Park-River Forest in first state tourney game

    DeKALB – A state title in 2005, a third-place finish last year, 68 wins over the past two seasons and 10 state tournament appearance pbefore this year ...
    June 10, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Rookie RB studying playbook while rehabbing

    LAKE FOREST – Fifth-round draft pick Jordan Howard confirmed Wednesday a minor hamstring injury has prevented him from practicing since the first rook ...
    June 8, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Goldman: Transformed front-7 can be ‘vicious’

    LAKE FOREST – Eddie Goldman has trimmed about 15 pounds after his weight peaked at 340 this offseason.
    June 8, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • LeBron scores 32, Cavs wallop Warriors in Game 3

    CLEVELAND – Crawling on the floor after a loose ball, LeBron James gathered himself and quickly got to his feet.
    June 8, 2016 - 11:51 pm
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