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  • Chicago Cubs get 1 pitch from victory, lose to St. Louis Cardinals

    CHICAGO – Pedro Strop needed to make one pitch. When he didn't, a game and a chance at a series win against the first-place St. Louis Cardinals slippe ...
    July 9, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • Huskies helping kids – NIU basketball teams host University Village youth as part of Camp Power

    DeKALB – Growing up on the east side of Detroit, Northern Illinois men’s basketball player Travon Baker never had the opportunity to attend any basket ...
    July 9, 2015 - 12:49 am
  • Chicago Bears rookie Hroniss Grasu hopes to be the center of a rebuild

    It always was going to require someone special to replace Roberto Garza, the Bears’ longtime center and universally respected leader who was release ...
    July 8, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • Jerry Rich happily maintaining college golf ambassadorship at Rich Harvest Farms

    Gazing out from a Rich Harvest Farms courtyard this month, Georgia Tech men’s golf coach Bruce Heppler shot from the hip about the Sugar Grove course ...
    July 7, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Toronto Blue Jays edge Chicago White Sox

    CHICAGO (AP) — Felix Doubront pitched into the seventh inning in his first start of the season and Josh Donaldson homered to lead the Toronto Blue Jay ...
    July 7, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Chicago Cubs sweep St. Louis Cardinals

    CHICAGO – Addison Russell hit a tying single and scored during a three-run rally in the seventh inning, and the Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 5-3 ...
    July 7, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • Lackey outduels Lester, leads Cardinals to win over Cubs

    CHICAGO – John Lackey threw seven scoreless innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-0 on Monday night despite Jon Lester taking a ...
    July 7, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Rookies Bryant, Pederson make All-Star team; A-Rod left out

    NEW YORK – Less than three months after making his major league debut, Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is an All-Star, one of two rookies selec ...
    July 6, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Sale strikeout streak ends, pitches White Sox past Toronto

    CHICAGO – Wins haven't come as easily as strikeouts for Chris Sale this season. That's why the left-hander had no regrets about losing his bid to brea ...
    July 6, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • VIEWS: Hiring Carlsen good move, but comes with questions

    DeKALB – A head coach who had a sensational three-year run at Division II or an assistant coach for a strong Division I program?
    July 6, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Lloyd scores 3 and U.S. defeats Japan for World Cup title

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Carli Lloyd came up big again. Three times. And with it came the Ameri ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Kaneland Lacrosse Club off and running

    MAPLE PARK – They say a mother would do just about anything for her children, and in the case of Anne Shaw, it couldn’t be more true with lacrosse and ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Coghlan, Hendricks lead Cubs to 2-0 win over Marlins

    CHICAGO – Manager Joe Maddon is not concerned about the Cubs' lack of offense — as long as they're still winning.
    July 5, 2015 - 7:09 pm
  • White Sox make 4 errors, 4-game winning streak ended by O's

    CHICAGO – The White Sox want to pile up big numbers on offense. Not on defense.The last-place White ...
    July 5, 2015 - 7:07 pm
  • John Danks, Jose Abreu lead Chicago White Sox over Baltimore Orioles

    CHICAGO – John Danks pitched his best baseball after a low point in his career.Danks pitched seven s ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:55 pm
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