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  • Chicago Cubs give up lead in 9th, lose in 10th to Philadelphia Phillies

    CHICAGO – Locked in a battle for the National League's second wild-card spot, the Chicago Cubs know they don't have much room for error.
    July 24, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • NIU hosts 7th annual Women’s Football Clinic

    DeKALB – Women of all ages gathered at the Yordon Center next to Huskie Stadium for the seventh annual Northern Illinois Women’s Football Clinic on Fr ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • NIU player charged with driving under the influence

    SYCAMORE – A Northern Illinois University football player faces felony charges after police said they stopped him drunkenly driving 93 mph on Route 23 ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Photos: NIU Women's Clinic

    Female family and community members spent an evening in the Huskies' shoes. ...
    July 24, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • NIU football focused on start of practice

    CHICAGO – The Northern Illinois football program isn’t satisfied with its bowl game loss to Marshall in December, but coach Rod Carey is ready to move ...
    July 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Jeff Samardzija, Melky Cabrera lead Chicago White Sox past Cleveland Indians

    CLEVELAND – If Jeff Samardzija pitched for the final time in a Chicago uniform Thursday night, he went out on a high note.
    July 24, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • DeKalb-area woman, Fitworkz raising money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

    Dena Hill doesn’t know any children who have been stricken with cancer, but that hasn’t stopped her from raising money for St. Jude Children’s Researc ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Sycamore Speedway: Cory McKay ‘very serious’ about improving stock

    With the Sycamore Speedway season well underway, the stakes are getting higher as Cory McKay of St. Charles is separated from third place in the Sycam ...
    July 22, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Chicago White Sox lose on Yadier Molina's clutch triple for St Louis Cardinals

    CHICAGO – With a solid pitching staff and deep lineup, the St. Louis Cardinals can beat you in a variety of ways. This time, it was a rare triple for ...
    July 22, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Taylor Teagarden's single earns Chicago Cubs doubleheader split with Cincinnati Reds

    CINCINNATI – Down by five runs early, the Chicago Cubs managed to pull one out in a most improbable way: A .154 hitter getting a single off a 101 mph ...
    July 22, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Women's basketball: NIU's Lisa Carlsen rounds out her coaching staff

    Northern Illinois women's basketball coach Lisa Carlsen announced her staff Friday afternoon, hiring three new assistant coaches ahead of the 2015-16 ...
    July 22, 2015 - 5:57 pm
  • Camp Power wraps up with volleyball, softball at NIU

    Northern Illinois University student-athletes, camp counselors and campers gathered for the third and final day of Camp Power hosted at NIU on Wednesd ...
    July 22, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Kyle Hendricks has slow start, Cubs fall to Reds 9-1 in DH opener

    CINCINNATI – Kyle Hendricks had a tough first inning, and the Chicago Cubs couldn't catch up.Todd Fr ...
    July 22, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • NIU pitcher Andrew Frankenreider earns Cape Cod all-star berth

    After an impressive first half of the season, Northern Illinois pitcher Andrew Frankenreider was named to the Cape Cod League’s West All-Star team Sun ...
    July 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Kyle Schwarber's 2 homers send Chicago Cubs over Cincinnati Reds in 13 innings

    CINCINNATI – Kyle Schwarber hit a tying two-run homer in the ninth inning, then completed yet another big night at Great American Ball Park with a sol ...
    July 21, 2015 - 11:15 pm
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