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  • After dirt-track death, Stewart is sitting out Michigan race

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Tony Stewart will not race Sunday at Michigan International Speedway, skipping a second straight NASCAR Sprint Cup race since striki ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Bears defeat Jaguars in uneven performance

    CHICAGO – Chad Henne did all he could to keep the starting quarterback job with the Jacksonville Jaguars. First-round pick Blake Bortles was about as ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Huskies' starting QB remains a mystery

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois head coach Rod Carey said his sense after watching his team scrimmage Thursday afternoon was that none of his three quarter ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 8:50 am
  • NIU hires Gombera as women's tennis coach

    Northern Illinois has hired Tanya Gombera as its new women's tennis caoch, the school announced Thursday.
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 7:18 pm
  • Baez, Rizzo go deep as Cubs beat Brewers

    CHICAGO – Javier Baez and Anthony Rizzo hit back-to-back home runs as the Cubs roughed up Kyle Lohse and the Milwaukee Brewers, 4-2, on Wednesday nigh ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • White Sox lose to Giants after disputed call

    SAN FRANCISCO – White Sox manager Robin Ventura repeatedly kicked dirt over home plate, screamed and pointed his finger at umpires during an epic prot ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Late coaching change made for Kaneland girls volleyball

    The job offer thrilled Kerri McCastland but it came with a consequence that “rips your heart in half,” she said.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Allen hopes to suit up as Bears take on Jaguars

    CHICAGO – Jared Allen can see it all coming together for the Bears and their defense.Now, all he nee ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • NIU teams prepare for season openers

    It’s exhibition season for Northern Illinois’ men’s and women’s soccer teams.NIU’s men’s soccer team ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • NIU football holds first scrimmage today

    Northern Illinois football will hold a scrimmage at 2:30 p.m. today at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb. The ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • 5 Players to watch on "D" vs. Jaguars

    There are very few guarantees in the National Football League but one of the rare ones is, if the Chicago Bears defense doesn’t make significant impro ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 9:02 pm
  • Hendricks helps Cubs beat Brewers

    CHICAGO – Rookie Kyle Hendricks pitched 7 1-3 innings of six-hit ball in his third consecutive win, and the Chicago Cubs cooled off Wily Peralta and t ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 10:05 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Bears leaving Bourbonnais with too many questions

    BOURBONNAIS – On Wednesday, the Bears will put Bourbonnais behind them for another 12 months. Perhaps they’ll spend the hour-and-a-half ride back to L ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Clausen getting chance over Palmer in backup role

    BOURBONNAIS – It is in line with what we have heard from Bears coach Marc Trestman all camp about the backup quarterback competition, but it also make ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 8:46 pm
  • New team, new role for former Bear Peppers

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – Seeing Julius Peppers sporting a green-and-gold uniform, numbered 56 for linebacker, rushing from a two-point stance opposite Clay M ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 8:46 pm
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