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  • Special tree at Shady Oaks

    Greg Ohlendorf smacked a tee shot into the right rough on the first hole at Shady Oaks Country Club late Tuesday afternoon.
    July 29, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Five more champs crowned at Hubbs

    Play continued Wednesday in the 25th annual Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic, with champions being crowned in five more divisions.
    July 29, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Pace, Fox pass first camp exam

    BOURBONNAIS – No NFL team’s training camp is officially open until the head coach and general manager greet the media, dodge as many of questions as t ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Cubs manager Maddon tells Castro he won’t be traded

    With slightly more than 48 hours left before Friday’s 3 p.m. trade deadline, embattled Chicago Cubs ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • NFL: Indy QB stands out among 2012 draft picks

    MIAMI – The pontificating and prognosticating that have always swirled around the quarterback class of 2012 can transform even a punter into a pundit.
    July 29, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Huskies take preseason pick with grain of salt

    DETROIT – Despite winning the Mid-American Conference West for five consecutive seasons, the Northern Illinois football team was predicted to finish t ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:44 pm
  • Defending champ happy to be back at Tiger’s tournament

    GAINESVILLE, Va. – Most of the world's top players are skipping the Quicken Loans National. Justin Rose wouldn't miss it – even if he weren't the defe ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:44 pm
  • SportShorts for Thursday, July 30, 2015

    SOFTBALLRock Falls 9-10 team takes 2ndThe Rock Falls 9-10 All-Stars split a pair of games on Monday ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • White Sox stretch streak to 7

    Adam Eaton opened the game with a home run, Jose Quintana pitched 6 1/3 solid innings and the White Sox beat the Red Sox 9-2 on Wednesday night in Bos ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • Tennis: Longan pairs with Partington at Hubbs Classic

    DIXON – When his regular doubles partner rolled his ankle, 12-year-old Holden Longan wasn’t sure what he would do in the 13-&-under boys & girls doubl ...
    July 29, 2015 - 1:37 pm
  • NFL: Gase put in time, effort to rise in coaching ranks

    The wait seemed like forever to Adam Gase.A high school senior in Marshall, Mich. – a town of about ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • ChiSox slug away at Fenway

    Jose Abreu and Geovany Soto homered and drove in three runs apiece, and Jeff Samardzija pitched eight strong innings for the Chicago White Sox in a 9- ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Royals upgrade depth with acquisition of veteran utility man

    Back in college, Ben Zobrist once kicked Ned Yost out of his apartment.He’ll now play for Kansas Cit ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • NFL: Goodell upholds Brady's 4-game suspension

    NEW YORK – The commissioner pointed to concealed evidence. The team described it as a folly. And the agent added sham to the lexicon of "Deflategate."
    July 28, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Tennis: Hubbs Classic played around rain in Dixon

    Play continued Tuesday at the Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic at Dixon’s Page Park, as three more divisions took to the courts.
    July 28, 2015 - 11:06 pm
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