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  • Boys basketball: Focused Dukes looking for second straight regional title

    The hype surrounding the Dixon boys basketball program has reached an all-time high the past few weeks … and for good reason. The Dukes are 28-1, cla ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • White will leave Iowa as one of best ever

    IOWA CITY, Iowa – Senior forward Aaron White arrived in Iowa City as a scrawny kid that few outside of suburban Cleveland had ever heard of. He'll le ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Illini fall to Huskers in second round

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – Natalie Romeo hit seven 3-pointers and scored 26 points, both career highs, to lead seventh-seeded Nebraska to an 86-71 win over Ill ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Holmes tames Blue Monster with record-tying first round

    DORAL, Fla. – J.B. Holmes never liked the old Blue Monster at Doral, because he thought it was too easy for a World Golf Championship. He said this w ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Reserve guard hits winning 3-pointer as Bulls beat Thunder

    CHICAGO – E'Twaun Moore hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2.1 seconds remaining, and the Chicago Bulls rallied to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 108-105 o ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • NFL: Bears should make run at Suh

    The NFL’s annual game of tag ended at 3 p.m. Monday. Now, the Bears can complete their 2015 shopping list and rush off to the market.
    March 5, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • SVM 2X4: Last 4 local 3A regional title games

    March 7, 2014Dixon 55, Mendota 44• The resurrection of the Dixon basketball program became official ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Wisconsin claims regular-season crown

    Frank Kaminsky had 25 points on 10-for-15 shooting, Sam Dekker added 20 points, and No. 6 Wisconsin became Big Ten regular-season champions with a 76- ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Blackhawks’ Shaw back on wing, back on his game

    CHICAGO – On his first shift in the first period of his first game back at his natural spot on the wing against the Florida Panthers on Feb. 26, Andre ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Sportshorts for Friday, March 6, 2015

    NASCAR driver Kurt Busch will not face criminal charges over claims by his ex-girlfriend that he smashed her head into a bedroom wall and choked her, ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Boxing: Pacquiao's trainer makes some noise from afar

    LAS VEGAS – Armed guards patrolling the gym where Manny Pacquiao trains. Stealthy attempts to disrupt Pacquiao's sparring. And a bit of trash talking ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Veteran pitcher more prepared than when he was younger

    GLENDALE, Ariz. – White Sox left-hander John Danks cracked a smile Thursday afternoon when considering what is different in spring training as a more ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • MLB: Birthday boys lights up spring opener with grand slam

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Kyle Schwarber wasn’t too impressed by his first game in a Cubs uniform, which included a grand slam in his first at-bat on his 22 ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Men's basketball Top 25 roundup: Notre Dame zooms past Louisville

    Demetrius Jackson scored 21 points and No. 12 Notre Dame made its final seven shots to pull away for a 71-59 victory over No. 16 Louisville on Wednesd ...
    March 5, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Illinois beats Nebraska; Buckeyes, Spartans win

    Rayvonte Rice scored 23 points, leading Illinois to a badly needed 69-57 win over Nebraska on Wednesday on Senior Night at the State Farm Center. The ...
    March 5, 2015 - 12:04 am
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