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  • Local roundup: NIU baseball storms back against WMU; IC baseball win

    Tony Brandner singled up the right side in the top of the ninth, scoring Brandon Mallder and Brian Sisler to give the Northern Illinois baseball team ...
    April 15, 2016 - 8:44 pm
  • Baseball: DeKalb holds on to take series from Yorkville

    DeKALB –  Yorkville’s four-run seventh inning rally made things interesting against DeKalb, but were unable to complete the comeback—falling 12-9 on F ...
    April 15, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Softball: Morgan Newport, DeKalb rebound in win over Sycamore

    DeKALB – The game Friday between the Sycamore and DeKalb softball teams started with the Barbs ahead 3-1, and ended 3-1.
    April 15, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • NIU football: Huskies' latest attempt to gain foothold in Chicago – practice there

    DeKALB – With the Huskie Bowl a week away, the Northern Illinois football team is packing its bags and spending one of its final practice days of the ...
    April 15, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Boston marks 3rd anniversary of deadly marathon bombing

    BOSTON – Boston is marking the third anniversary of the deadly 2013 marathon bombings with subdued remembrances.
    April 15, 2016 - 8:48 am
  • Cubs sweep Reds for best start since 1969

    CHICAGO – Jason Hammel pitched six scoreless innings, drove home one run and scored another to lead the Chicago Cubs to an 8-1 victory over the Cincin ...
    April 14, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Chicago Bears to kick off 2016 season in Houston

    The 2016 NFL schedule was released and for the first time since 2009, the Bears will open the season on the road with their game against the Texans.
    April 14, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Winning record attainable in favorable schedule for Bears

    One of the silliest things an NFL fan can do is take the schedule of his or her favorite club when it’s released in April and predict their club’s rec ...
    April 14, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Baseball: Morris comes from behind against Sycamore

    SYCAMORE –  Jordan Wright’s two-run home run put the Sycamore baseball team ahead against Morris in the bottom of the fifth inning, but the Spartans w ...
    April 14, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Softball: DeKalb loses heartbreaker to Morris

    DeKALB – The DeKalb softball team lost its first game of the year in heartbreaking fashion Thursday, giving up five runs in the top of the seventh inn ...
    April 14, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Softball: Meg Cohrs hits first homer of year as Kaneland rolls past Sycamore

    MAPLE PARK – The robust Kaneland offense had been running into a few problems since the start of Northern Illinois Big 12 East Conference play, losing ...
    April 15, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Prep roundup: H-BR wins with Jack Warner's walkoff single

    Down 0-2 in the count, Jack Warner hit a bases-loaded, one out single in the bottom of the seventh to give the Hinckley-Big Rock baseball team a 4-3 w ...
    April 14, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Twins fall to 0-9, beaten by Latos, Garcia and White Sox

    MINNEAPOLIS – Trevor Plouffe lingered in the dugout after Minnesota's ninth straight loss to open the season, staring at the diamond in disappointment ...
    April 14, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Blackhawks lose playoff opener in overtime

    ST. LOUIS – David Backes scored at 9:04 of overtime on a shot that deflected off a Chicago Blackhawks defenseman, and the St. Louis Blues took the ser ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Bulls wipe out big early deficit, pound 76ers

    CHICAGO – Nobody's getting fired. Roster changes could be coming. That was the word from Bulls exec ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:09 am
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