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  • Californian finally makes it back for tournament

    With players from all over the area hitting the tennis courts for the Emma Hubbs Tournament this week, one player had a much longer trip.
    July 28, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Cubs earn split of 4-game series

    CHICAGO – Chris Sale returned from his jersey-trashing suspension to smiles and hugs from teammates and pitched well.
    July 28, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • MLB: Diaz's homer helps Cardinals beat Marlins and Fernandez, 5-4

    MIAMI – The first time Jose Fernandez faced Aledmys Diaz on Thursday, the St. Louis Cardinals' slugger fouled the first pitch off with a mighty swing.
    July 28, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Strong putting gives him lead

    SPRINGFIELD, N.J. – A drab year for Jimmy Walker took a turn for the worse 2 weeks ago at the British Open, when he stayed in what was dubbed the "fra ...
    July 28, 2016 - 10:53 pm
  • Golf: Grillo continues strong play with 66 in PGA Championship

    SPRINGFIELD, Va. – For some professional golfers this year, there are five majors.Emiliano Grillo ce ...
    July 28, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • Tharp hopes to keep track’s tradition alive

    DARLINGTON, S.C. – Kerry Tharp was little more than a NASCAR fan when he joined the series 11 years ago as a media spokesman. Now, he is leading one o ...
    July 28, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • Target leaving after 27 years

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Target will leave IndyCar at the end of this season after 27 years with Chip Ganassi Racing that included 11 championships and four ...
    July 28, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • Golf: Bad start for U.S. Open champ Johnson at Baltusrol

    SPRINGFIELD, N.J. – Dustin Johnson looked nothing like a major champion Thursday in the opening round of the PGA.
    July 28, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • NFL: Bears receiver White ready to take next step

    BOURBONNAIS – Kyle Long didn’t finish practice Thursday when the Bears opened training camp. John Fox said he thought it was a calf injury, and Long w ...
    July 28, 2016 - 10:50 pm
  • SportShorts for Friday, July 29, 2016

    Rock Falls is selling all-season sport passes for the 2016-17 school year. Passes are $35 except for senior citizens living in Rock Falls who will pa ...
    July 28, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • NFL: Packers need rookie linemen ready to go

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – Not long after they were drafted this spring by the Green Bay Packers, Kenny Clark and Dean Lowry got a call from the fiery leader o ...
    July 28, 2016 - 10:50 pm
  • Tablante kids racking up victories, seconds

    DIXON — The tennis battles waged on the Tablante driveway are paying off. The three children of Antonio Tablante and Kate Gillespie of Sterling — An ...
    July 28, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • MLB: Cubs score 7 runs in final two at-bats

    CHICAGO – Javier Baez hit a tiebreaking two-run homer deep into Wrigley’s Field’s left bleachers in the seventh, Addison Russell added a grand slam in ...
    July 28, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • MLB: Cardinals come back to beat Mets

    NEW YORK – Yadier Molina and pinch-hitter Kolten Wong each stroked an RBI double in the ninth inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals ended Jeurys Familia ...
    July 27, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • Golf: Links With Locals

    If any kind of scrum would have broken out Wednesday afternoon at Timber Creek in Dixon, I would have been in good hands. I had Joe Roth in my corner ...
    July 27, 2016 - 10:53 pm
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