• Right call? Orioles take the field in riot-torn Baltimore

    BALTIMORE – With tempers still smoldering in riot-torn Baltimore and nearby neighborhoods clearing out rubble and debris, the Orioles played a basebal ...
    April 29, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Beasley could be Bears’ at No. 7

    I like just about everything I’ve seen and heard from Ryan Pace in his short tenure to date as general manager of the Bears.
    April 30, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • NIU softball wins rain-shortened home finale

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois softball team had its final chance to play at home this season cut short Wednesday.
    April 29, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Next Level: Niemann gets starter reps in Iowa spring game

    Spring means many things to many people: Flowers, showers, thawing from the unrepentant onslaught of an unforgiving winter.
    April 29, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • NIU women's coach Kathi Bennett resigns

    Northern Illinois University women’s basketball coach Kathi Bennett has resigned, NIU Associate Vice-President and Director of Athletics Sean T. Frazi ...
    April 29, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Baseball: Huffman strikes out 15 in Genoa-Kingston win

    RICHMOND – Genoa-Kingston junior pitcher Brady Huffman did not have fond memories about his two previous trips to Richmond-Burton’s baseball field. 
    April 29, 2015 - 9:27 am
  • Hub Arkush: Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte has no future at poker

    Matt Forte is still very much a Chicago Bear, he just chose to be elsewhere Tuesday when the great majority of his veteran teammates convened for th ...
    April 29, 2015 - 8:52 am
  • Bulls staggering vs Bucks after taking first 3 playoff games

    CHICAGO (AP) — So much for this being a quick, easy tuneup for the Chicago Bulls.Suddenly, they're o ...
    April 29, 2015 - 1:57 am
  • Prep roundup: Kaneland shuts out Yorkville again

    The Kaneland baseball team shut out Yorkville for the second straight day, blanking the Foxes, 4-0, on Tuesday in Yorkville.
    April 29, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Wood pitches Cubs past Pirates for 4th straight win

    CHICAGO – Perhaps the most surprising part of the Chicago Cubs' fast start is that they are leading the National League in stolen bases after five on ...
    April 29, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Baseball: Morris topples DeKalb again

    MORRIS – After Morris pounded out 14 hits and 12 runs Monday, DeKalb’s game against the Redskins on Tuesday turned out to be more of a pitchers’ duel.
    April 28, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Softball: Morris edges DeKalb in pitchers’ duel

    DeKALB – The game between the DeKalb softball team and Morris was a defensive battle from start to finish, with Morris holding on for a 2-1 win on Tue ...
    April 28, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Baseball: Timberwolves pick up big win over Somonauk

    SHABBONA – After the Somonauk baseball team has ruled the Little Ten Conference for nearly the last decade, Indian Creek has put itself in position to ...
    April 28, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • Wrestling: Green signs with NIU, Montgomery with Buena Vista

    DeKALB – Two two-time IHSA state qualifiers in wrestling signed their letters of intent Tuesday afternoon to wrestle at the collegiate level.
    April 28, 2015 - 8:54 pm
  • Kyle Fuller, Matt Forte receive Brian Piccolo Award, but Forte absent

    Kyle Fuller and Matt Forte were the Bears' 2015 recipients of the Brian Piccolo Award, though Forte was not present for the ceremony at the PNC Cent ...
    April 28, 2015 - 11:38 am
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