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  • Prep tennis: Sycamore girls increase winning streak with win over DeKalb

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore girls tennis team nearly swept DeKalb and the Spartans increased their win streak with a 4-1 victory on Tuesday.
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 3:46 pm
  • NIU Notebook: Huskies facing top defense in nation against BC

    DeKALB – For the second time in as many weeks, the Northern Illinois offense is facing off a top-five defense.
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • VIEWS: Decisions to punt frustrating, yet understandable

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – I was thinking the same thing you probably were.When Northern Illinois faced a pair ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 9:36 am
  • Photos: Sycamore volleyball sweeps DeKalb

    Images from the Sycamore volleyball team's sweep of DeKalb on Monday ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 9:13 am
  • Samardzija, Johnson lead ChiSox to DH sweep of Tigers

    DETROIT – A pair of strong pitching performances helped ease any fears the White Sox had about overworking their bullpen.
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Rizzo, Soler spark Cubs in 9-5 win over Brewers

    CHICAGO – The Cubs haven't played meaningful baseball in September for a while. But now that they are, confidence isn't at a shortage.
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Prep roundup: Indian Creek soccer storms back for conference win

    Indian Creek exploded for four goals in the second half, each by a different scorer, in a 4-1 win at Paw Paw on Monday.
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 9:35 pm
  • Volleyball: Sycamore sweeps rival DeKalb

    DeKalb and Sycamore certainly are getting familiar with each other in many sports – the football teams played Saturday, the tennis teams meet today an ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Carifio: Saturday a football day to remember

    I’m not a fancy historian, but as a fully bonded and licensed purveyor of #HotTakes, I think you’d be hard-pressed to find a better day for area footb ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 1:34 pm
  • Friday Night Rewind: Week 4

    Vote for the player of the week, plus check out stories, videos and more from last week's football games
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 3:01 pm
  • Rodgers throws for 2 TDs, Packers beat Seahawks

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – This time, the Green Bay Packers punched back in the second half against the Seattle Seahawks.
    Sept. 20, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Watson, Hiawatha football roll past Mooseheart

    There are plenty of explosive offensive options on the Hiawatha football team.In a 51-22 road win Sa ...
    Sept. 20, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Danks, White Sox fall to Indians

    CLEVELAND (AP) — John Danks won't have to see the Cleveland Indians again until next season. No one would blame Chicago's left-hander for being happy ...
    Sept. 20, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Cubs run into late outs, lose to Cardinals

    CHICAGO (AP) — The odds of the Cubs overtaking first-place St. Louis in the NL Central were diminished Sunday, but Chicago's confidence wasn't.
    Sept. 20, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Arkush: It’s time to start Fales at QB

    CHICAGO – When USA Today opened the preseason ranking the Bears 32nd in its NFL power rankings and Sports Illustrated projected the Bears at 3-13, tie ...
    Sept. 20, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Reader Poll

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