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  • Bulls lose to Magic after bad 4th quarter

    ORLANDO, Fla. – The lack of emotion on Orlando point guard Elfrid Payton's face said plenty after his follow shot with 1:16 remaining had just provide ...
    March 9, 2017 - 12:11 am
  • Cubs: When it comes to consistency, Rizzo goes deep

    Anthony Rizzo has a face any franchise would love. To call Rizzo the face of the Cubs’ franchise mig ...
    March 7, 2017 - 10:52 pm
  • Women's basketball: NIU's Lehman named first team all-MAC

    Northern Illinois senior guard Ally Lehman was named first team all-Mid-American Conference, the league announced Tuesday.
    March 7, 2017 - 10:51 pm
  • Photos: Sycamore beats Belvidere 36-35 to advance to sectional finals

    Sycamore beat Belvidere 36-35 during their boys basketball sectional semifinal against Belvidere on Tuesday, Mar. 7, 2017 at Genoa-Kingston High Schoo ...
    March 8, 2017 - 5:56 am
  • Boys basketball: Marcinkowski's free throws with 0.1 left send Sycamore to sectional title game

    GENOA – The Sycamore boys basketball team was a blink away from having its season come to an end.How ...
    March 8, 2017 - 1:55 pm
  • Men's basketball: Huskies fall to Eastern Michigan in closing moments

    Northern Illinois senior center Marin Maric stared at the hoop in disbelief with his hands on his hips.
    March 7, 2017 - 12:22 am
  • Blackhawks: Forward Ryan Hartman's rookie season 'a dream come true'

    The fog machines were rolling. Players were introduced individually. Teams lined up for the national anthem. At a rink in Bensenville at the end of th ...
    March 7, 2017 - 12:18 am
  • Women's basketball: NIU leaning on Lehman heading into MAC quarterfinals

    The Northern Illinois women’s basketball team only has one player with experience playing at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.
    March 7, 2017 - 12:11 am
  • Chicago Bulls falter in fourth quarter, lose to Detroit Pistons

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – This season has been a struggle for Reggie Jackson, the point guard in whom the Detroit Pistons have invested so much.
    March 7, 2017 - 12:08 am
  • NIU basketball: Maric, German nab conference honors; Lehman named MAC Player of Week for sixth time

    Northern Illinois senior center Marin Maric was named to the All-Mid-American Conference Third Team, the league announced Monday.
    March 6, 2017 - 6:19 pm
  • No. 21 Wichita State beats Illinois State to win MVC tourney

    ST. LOUIS – No. 21 Wichita State left no doubt as to whom the top team in the Missouri Valley Confer ...
    March 6, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • Edwards leads No. 16 Purdue past Northwestern, 69-65

    EVANSTON – With a regular-season Big Ten championship already locked up, Purdue wanted to send a few more positive notes to the NCAA Selection Committ ...
    March 6, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Despite loss, NIU women earn MAC tournament bye

    A 90-77 loss at Western Michigan on Saturday didn’t keep the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team from earning a first-round bye in the Mid-Ameri ...
    March 6, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Severson: NIU men have sliver of hope heading into MAC tournament despite frustrating season

    The Northern Illinois men’s basketball team isn’t stumbling into the Mid-American Conference tournament.
    March 7, 2017 - 12:36 am
  • Campbell's late goal leads Blackhawks over Predators

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Brian Campbell kept the Chicago Blackhawks rolling away from home.Campbell scored ...
    March 5, 2017 - 12:02 am
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