• Hiawatha football: Keneway looks to end Hawks' 29-year playoff drought

    KIRKLAND – Jason Keneway knows what his goals are for the Hiawatha football team. They’re 29 years in the making.
    Aug. 21, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • USOC: More actions coming in Ryan Lochte's Olympic scandal

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Whatever celebration the U.S. Olympic Committee has planned for its return home after a wildly successful Rio de Janeiro Games on the ...
    Aug. 21, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • Reflections and pride in final Rio Olympics party

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Shaking to samba and expressing a sense of longing with uniquely Brazilian words, Olympians and fans said goodbye to the Rio Games wi ...
    Aug. 21, 2016 - 11:12 pm
  • Graveman tosses 2-hitter as A’s rout White Sox

    CHICAGO – Kendall Graveman was so dominant it left Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin searching for a clock.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Prep football: Defense looking to catch up to offense for Barbs

    DeKALB – Since Matt Weckler has taken over as head coach of the DeKalb football team, the Barbs have been able to put up plenty of points.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Soccer: NIU women draw in opener

    DEKALB – The Northern Illinois University women’s soccer team took on the University of Illinois at Chicago for their season opener on Friday night, e ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Tennis: O’Sullivan taking over Sycamore tennis from long-time coach

    SYCAMORE – Not only does new Sycamore girls tennis coach Jen O’Sullivan take over the program from a coach who was there for more than 30 years, she d ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Ryan Lochte apologizes for not being more candid about incident

    RIO DE JANEIRO – U.S Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte has apologized for his behavior surrounding a late-night incident at a Rio de Janeiro gas station, sa ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 10:10 am
  • Ashton Eaton ties Olympic record, but it's Bolt's show again

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Ashton Eaton retained his title as the best all-around athlete in the world by tying the decathlon Olympic record and, within minutes ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • White Sox let early lead slip away, lose in 9th to Indians

    CLEVELAND – The White Sox felt as if they played well during their nine-game road trip.The solid pla ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • Bryant homers twice, has 5 hits as Cubs sweep Brewers

    CHICAGO – Kris Bryant came to the plate in the eighth inning a triple shy of the cycle. The Cubs slugger was trying for a little more.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Prep golf: Faivre leads way for Indian Creek boys

    SHABBONA – The Indian Creek boys golf team enjoyed a 201-206 victory over Hinckley-Big Rock on Thursday at Indian Oaks Country Club.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • NIU football: New number, role for Mayes as he is most experienced safety

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois safety Brandon Mayes took over the jersey number of former teammate Marlon Moore.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Hub Arkush: Chicago Bears' offense much improved in 2nd preseason game

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The Bears’ offense still has a long, long way to go, but its improvement Thursday night against the New England Patriots over Week ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Brazil police official: Ryan Lochte made up story about robbery

    RIO DE JANEIRO – A Brazilian police official is telling The Associated Press that American swimmer Ryan Lochte fabricated a story about being robbed a ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:14 am
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