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  • Jeffery missing from Bears' offseason workouts

    LAKE FOREST – The Bears’ front office is preparing for Thursday’s NFL draft while players are in their second week of strength and conditioning, Phase ...
    April 27, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Knights track and field ready for breakthrough as stretch run nears

    MAPLE PARK – Personal records signify one thing to Kaneland boys track and field athletes. Being at your best means another.
    April 27, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Cubs hold off Brewers for best 20-game start since 1907

    CHICAGO – Addison Russell knew he was coming up in a key situation. His approach exemplified the overflowing confidence engulfing the Chicago Cubs.
    April 26, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Sale up to 5-0, White Sox rout Blue Jays for 5th win in row

    TORONTO – Off to the second 5-0 start of his career, Chicago White Sox left-hander Chris Sale has no plans to change anything after Tuesday night's 10 ...
    April 26, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • Prep roundup: Beauchamp tosses no-hitter for G-K

    The Genoa-Kingston softball team gave Kayti Beauchamp plenty of run support and she did the rest.Bea ...
    April 26, 2016 - 8:56 pm
  • Soccer: Hickey scores twice for Barbs in win over Sterling

    DeKALB – Hanna Hickey scored two goals in the first half, and the Barbs kept constant offensive pressure on the Golden Warriors of Sterling and emerge ...
    April 26, 2016 - 10:05 pm
  • NIU baseball, softball each earn wins over UIC

    The Northern Illinois baseball team jumped out offensively and won 11-6 against UIC on Tuesday afternoon at Ralph McKenzie Field.
    April 26, 2016 - 8:35 pm
  • Prep softball: Kaneland defeats Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – The score was tied in the top of the sixth inning when Kaneland loaded the bases with no outs against the Sycamore softball team.
    April 26, 2016 - 10:06 pm
  • Prep baseball: Error-plagued game dooms Sycamore in loss to Kaneland

    SYCAMORE – The wheels fell off for the defense of the Sycamore baseball team in the middle innings on Tuesday.
    April 26, 2016 - 10:04 pm
  • Blackhawks-Blues Game 7 draws best NBCSN 1st-round audience

    CHICAGO – Game 7 of the Blackhawks-Blues series drew the largest TV audience for a first-round NHL playoff game on NBCSN.
    April 26, 2016 - 8:14 pm
  • Blackhawks positioned for more success next season

    CHICAGO – No June hockey for the Blackhawks this year. Heck, even May is a blank slate.Plenty of tim ...
    April 26, 2016 - 8:01 pm
  • NL Cy Young winner Arrieta calls PED whispers "flattering"

    CHICAGO – Jake Arrieta says it is "flattering" that "some of the best players in the game" are spreading rumors that Arrieta is using performance-enha ...
    April 26, 2016 - 8:00 pm
  • Bears draft: Finding 5-technique key for Pace

    Coach John Fox and defensive cooridinator Vic Fangio showed last year the Bears’ schemes and game-planning could, at times, make up for talent deficie ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Brouwer puts Blues over top, Blackhawks eliminated

    ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Blues acquired Troy Brouwer for moments like this, dealing fan favorite T.J. Oshie to Washington for some badly needed veter ...
    April 25, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Todd Frazier drives in go-ahead run, White Sox beat Blue Jays

    TORONTO – Todd Frazier doubled home the go-ahead run in a five-run seventh inning, and the White Sox rallied to beat the Toronto Blue Jays, 7-5, Monda ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:03 am
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