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  • Bruce helps Reds rally for doubleheader sweep of Cubs

    CINCINNATI – Jay Bruce homered in the opener, and then helped the Cincinnati Reds pull off their biggest comeback of the season for a doubleheader swe ...
    July 8, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Gillaspie home run helps White Sox beat Red Sox

    BOSTON – Conor Gillaspie hit a tie-breaking, two-run homer in the sixth inning for his third hit of the game and the White Sox beat the struggling Bos ...
    July 8, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Coomer: Samardzija trade affects clubhouse, for now

    Ron Coomer has been there. The blockbuster trade that sent pitchers Jeff Samardzija, an All-Star and ...
    July 8, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • NIU women's track athletes named to Academic All-MAC Team

    CLEVELAND – Northern Illinois University women’s track athletes and seniors Rebecca Cronin, Natalie Tarter and Juliane Totzke and junior Alexandra Sch ...
    July 8, 2014 - 8:38 pm
  • NIU’s Eakes named to Mackey Award Watch List

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University senior tight end Luke Eakes is one of 40 players on the 2014 John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List distributed ...
    July 8, 2014 - 8:37 pm
  • Bears' Lynch part of battle in the backfield

    This is the second in a series of Bears position breakdowns by the Chicago Football staff leading up to the start of training camp July 25 in Bourbonn ...
    July 8, 2014 - 7:53 pm
  • Brazil's World Cup dream shattered against Germany

    BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil – It was a humiliating home defeat of record proportions that no Brazilian could have seen coming.
    July 8, 2014 - 7:52 pm
  • New DeKalb boys basketball coach aiming to change culture

    Al Biancalana is aiming to make some cultural changes in his first summer as DeKalb’s boys head basketball coach.
    July 8, 2014 - 7:42 pm
  • Bruce homers again, Reds beat Cubs 4-2

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Jay Bruce returned to right field and hit another two-run homer on Tuesday afternoon, and Johnny Cueto extended his winning streak a ...
    July 8, 2014 - 4:15 pm
  • 2nd IHSA hearing before state lawmakers canceled

    CHICAGO – A second Illinois legislative committee hearing has been canceled involving the not-for-profit association that's in charge of high school s ...
    July 8, 2014 - 9:16 am
  • Illinois differs with some states on prep finances

    CHICAGO – The groups that oversee prep sports in many states make their records public, while the Illinois High School Association has resisted calls ...
    July 8, 2014 - 9:07 am
  • Bruce helps Reds overcome his error, beat Cubs

    CINCINNATI – Jay Bruce played first base for the first time since high school and committed an error that let in a run Monday night, but later homered ...
    July 7, 2014 - 10:08 pm
  • Carroll stymies Red Sox in White Sox's win

    BOSTON – Scott Carroll pitched 6 2-3 innings of one-hit ball, and Dayan Viciedo hit a three-run homer on Monday night to lead the White Sox to a 4-0 v ...
    July 7, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Tommylee Lewis named to Hornung Watch List

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois receiver and kick return specialist Tommylee Lewis was named to the 2014 Paul Hornung Award Watch List the Louisville Sport ...
    July 7, 2014 - 9:56 pm
  • Scolari: Brazil will be playing for nation, Neymar against Germany

    BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil – Neymar helped Brazil get this far at the World Cup. Now it's up to the rest of the team to win for its injured star, coach Lu ...
    July 7, 2014 - 9:36 pm
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