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  • Chicago White Sox win; Cleveland Indians' Carlos Carrasco beaned with line drive

    CLEVELAND – A split-second after throwing a pitch, Carlos Carrasco was face down in the dirt, motionless on the edge of the mound.
    April 14, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Chicago Cubs edged by Cincinnati Reds

    CHICAGO – Anthony DeSclafani threw seven scoreless innings, Joey Votto had two hits and drove in a run, and the Cincinnati Reds held on to beat the Ch ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Chicago Bears would be silly to give Matt Forte new deal now

    Of course Matt Forte wants a new contract. So do I. Don’t you?The bad news for the Bears’ running ba ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Northern Illinois athletic director Sean Frazier denies reports he's finalist for Pitt AD job

    On Tuesday night, a list of potential finalists for the University of Pittsburgh athletic director was tweeted by the Pitt media naming Northern Illin ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Prep roundup: G-K softball wins again

    Kendyl Strack kept her hot streak alive, going 3 for 5 with two doubles to lead the surging Genoa-Kingston softball team past Harvard 7-3 on Tuesday.
    April 14, 2015 - 9:02 pm
  • Sycamore baseball drops its 4th straight with Yorkville loss

    SYCAMORE – Playing at home for the second time this year wasn’t enough to right the ship for the Sycamore baseball team, which committed four errors i ...
    April 14, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Prep softball: Sycamore falls big to Morris

    SYCAMORE – Morris jumped out to an early lead Tuesday and Sycamore could never quite mount a comeback, losing 10-1 in a Northern Illinois Big 12 Confe ...
    April 14, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Prep softball: Newport, DeKalb beat Yorkville in conference opener

    DeKALB – There wouldn’t be a no-hitter for DeKalb softball pitcher Morgan Newport on Tuesday afternoon.
    April 14, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • NIU roundup: Softball sweeps doubleheader over Valpo

    The Northern Illinois softball team jumped out early against Valparaiso and swept a doubleheader, 12-4 and 4-2, on Tuesday.
    April 14, 2015 - 7:50 pm
  • Report: Jameis Winston to meet with Chicago Bears

    The expected No. 1 pick in the 2015 NFL Draft will pay a visit to Halas Hall on Wednesday. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Bears will host Fl ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Matt Forte absent from Chicago Bears first voluntary workout

    The Bears completed their first voluntary offseason workout of the John Fox era without Matt Forte, who said on Instagram that he worked out on Monday ...
    April 14, 2015 - 8:54 am
  • Kane close to return for Blackhawks

    CHICAGO – It was the most important "pushing and shoving" of the season for the Chicago Blackhawks.P ...
    April 13, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Lester roughed up, Cubs rally to beat Reds in 10

    CHICAGO – Jorge Soler homered twice and Arismendy Alcantara had a game-ending RBI single in the 10th inning to lift the Chicago Cubs to a 7-6 victory ...
    April 13, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Bulls rout Nets, clinch home-court advantage in 1st round

    NEW YORK – Derrick Rose wasn't even aware the Chicago Bulls had clinched home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs.
    April 13, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Prep roundup: Genoa-Kingston softball rolls past North Boone

    Three members of the Genoa-Kingston softball team collected three hits in the Cogs' 9-2 Big Northern Conference victory over North Boone on Monday aft ...
    April 13, 2015 - 11:35 pm
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