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  • Ex-Illinois women's basketball players sue school, coach

    URBANA – Seven former University of Illinois women's basketball players have sued the university, accusing coach Matt Bollant and a former assistant o ...
    July 1, 2015 - 1:20 pm
  • Lloyd once nearly quit; the U.S. team is sure glad she didn't

    MONTREAL – Carli Lloyd’s career is defined by big moments.The latest came in the U.S. victory Friday ...
    June 28, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Softball: Kishwaukee Valley Storm 18U team falls short in title game

    SYCAMORE – The Kishwaukee Valley Storm 18U softball team had timely offense and solid pitching in the quarterfinal and semifinals, but fell short in t ...
    June 28, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Spieth wins a stunner at Chambers Bay for US Open title

    UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. – Another major for Jordan Spieth. Another stunning loss for Dustin Johnson.
    June 21, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • NIU professor explores the physics behind baseball

    Northern Illinois assistant professor of particle physics Jahred Adelman spoke at STEM Cafe about the physics of baseball at a local restaurant on Wed ...
    June 19, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • U.S. and Sweden play to group-stage draw

    WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Meghan Klingenberg – not Hope Solo – made the biggest save of the night for the United States.
    June 13, 2015 - 12:54 am
  • James carries Cavs to OT win over Warriors, evens NBA Finals

    OAKLAND, Calif. – The Big Three has faded. The Terrific Two is gone. And the Cleveland Cavaliers are still heading home with the NBA Finals knotted up ...
    June 7, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Djokovic’s career Grand Slam on hold after loss to Wawrinka

    PARIS – Moments before his third French Open final in four years, Novak Djokovic jogged in a stadium hallway near a poster of the Coupe des Mousquetai ...
    June 7, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Report: Documents reveal new details of Hope Solo arrest

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – U.S. women’s goalkeeper Hope Solo was combative with officers after her arrest last year on accusations that she assaulted her half- ...
    June 7, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • American Pharaoh wins Belmont, ends Triple Crown drought

    NEW YORK – At long last, the Triple Crown drought is over.American Pharoah led all the way to win th ...
    June 6, 2015 - 11:12 pm
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