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  • Chicago Bears Notes: Leonard Floyd, Deiondre' Hall lead rookies in NFL debut

    CHICAGO – Leonard Floyd wasn’t used to waiting his turn on the sideline to get in a football game. It took 10 plays before the Bears’ first-round pick ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Golf: G-K adjusting to new home course

    Before the golfers make their first tee shots this season, the Genoa-Kingston boys and girls golf programs face a new challenge right away.
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • NIU football: Former QB Harnish delivers first pitch at Kane County Cougars' NIU Night

    GENEVA – Chandler Harnish put Northern Illinois football on the map with his arm and legs. Despite ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • Broncos 22, Bears 0: What we learned

    CHICAGO – The Bears’ starting defense gave up a touchdown on its opening drive, and the offense got only one first down on three drives, culminating i ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • Manuel becomes 1st African American woman to win swim gold

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Simone Manuel leaned her head into her hands and cried when she recognized her historic achievement.
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Olympic roundup: Biles, Phelps power their way to more gold in Rio

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Michael Phelps and Simone Biles powered their way to more gold medals with rousing routs at the Rio Games on Thursday.
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • NIU: Regular season fast approaching for fall sports

    DeKALB – For the fall athletic programs at Northern Illinois, the start of the season is fast approaching.
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Gonzalez likely headed for DL after White Sox's loss

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – On a night when Danny Duffy pitched his first complete game for Kansas City, Chicago White Sox starter Miguel Gonzalez logged only ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Rizzo draws bases-loaded walk in 11th, Cubs beat Cards

    CHICAGO – Anthony Rizzo drew a bases-loaded walk from Zach Duke with two outs in the 11th inning and the Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 on Thur ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Hub Arkush: Chicago Bears come up empty against Denver Broncos

    CHICAGO – The most important thing to remember about the Bears’ exhibition opener Thursday night at Soldier Field against the defending Super Bowl cha ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Carifio: Huskies have to leave late-season meltdown behind

    DeKALB – On one hand, the Northern Illinois football team concluded its 2015 season with its sixth straight Mid-American Conference West Division titl ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • NIU football: Defensive line to face tough test with nonconference running backs

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois run defense is going to get tested early and often during nonconference play.
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • NIU football: South Florida's trip to DeKalb pushed back from 2017 to 2025

    The University of South Florida football team's trip to DeKalb originally planned for 2017 is getting kicked down the road a bit.
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 7:50 pm
  • Cain delivers game-winning hit for Royals in 14th inning

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Lorenzo Cain's two-out single in the 14th inning scored Christian Colon from second base and the Kansas City Royals beat the White ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Hammel dominates as Cubs win 9th straight, 3-1 over Angels

    CHICAGO – Jason Hammel won his career-best fifth straight start, pitching four-hit ball over six scoreless innings, and the Cubs beat the Los Angeles ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 12:12 am
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