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  • Abreu extends streak, White Sox beat Twins 10-8

    CHICAGO (AP) — Jose Abreu reached base five times while extending his hitting streak to 21 games, and the White Sox scored four runs in the eighth inn ...
    Aug. 2, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Enthusiasm builds for International Crown at NIU's home golf course

    NAPERVILLE – Taking the podium at the Hotel Arista in his native Naperville on Friday, LPGA commissioner Mike Whan delivered a disclaimer to those ass ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Veteran LT Bushrod works to stay on top of his game

    BOURBONNAIS – Looking back, Jermon Bushrod wishes he would have grasped certain truths that he does now.
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Defense dominates in the red zone Friday

    BOURBONNAIS – Tim Jennings (quad) and Charles Tillman (coach’s decision) were hardly bystanders during Friday’s practice. How could they be, watching ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 7:37 pm
  • Carifio: SchedulePalooza only the beginning

    Social media is a very easy thing to screw up. Twitter has brought down pundits, politicians, athlet ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Carey likes by committee approach for running back

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois coach Rod Carey said in today’s college football world, it’s necessary to have a committee approach at running back.
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 1:00 pm
  • Maryland football will return to DeKalb for NIU rematch

    The game didn’t turn out well for the Maryland football team the last time the Terrapins visited Huskie Stadium in DeKalb.
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • End of 2013 not sitting well with Stingily, NIU football

    DeKALB – During the past two years, Northern Illinois football is 24-4. The Huskies have won the Mid ...
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 12:59 pm
  • A happy Briggs wants to retire a Bear

    BOURBONNAIS — It’s easy to forget based on how his season ended, but Lance Briggs tied for the Bears’ team lead with 10 tackles for loss in 2013.
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • Tigers make big trade, White Sox win game

    DETROIT – John Danks took the mound amid speculation he could be traded.Instead, it was the opposing ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • Arrieta pitches Cubs past Rockies

    CHICAGO – Jake Arrieta did quite well without his best stuff.Arrieta struck out seven in seven innin ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Fox Valley houses brothers' on-ice reunion

    GENEVA – Alex Broadhurst centered his older brother, Terry, on the Rockford IceHogs' No. 2 line last season.
    July 31, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • NIU schedules home-and-home with Utah

    The warm up acts were relatively high profile mid-majors. The secondary act was major conference sc ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Arkush: Rice’s 2-game suspension a black eye for NFL

    As wildly successful and popular as the NFL is, many of us assume it has the Midas Touch and everything it comes in contact with turns to gold.
    July 31, 2014 - 12:40 am
  • Bears' Brandon Marshall loving new and improved Jay Cutler

    BOURBONNAIS – Brandon Marshall and Jay Cutler have a well-established rapport that traces back to their Denver days.
    July 31, 2014 - 12:30 am
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