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  • Youth soccer: Local pair earn spots on prestigious team

    Carter Gearing and Lexy Langloss crossed paths a couple of years ago in DeKalb, playing together in an indoor soccer league.
    July 31, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Running: Reyes fares well in half marathon

    Dylan Reyes established himself as a top-notch distance runner, first at Newman, and then at the University of St. Francis, in Joliet, over the past 6 ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Wallace ready for last Xfinity start on Saturday in Iowa

    NEWTON, Iowa – Kenny Wallace has made more starts in NASCAR’s second-tier circuit than anyone – and yet he might be known more for his TV work than hi ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Mother Nature wins again

    Last weekend was a very busy one for me.It included bait fishing, then flathead fishing, then some m ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Rizzo bashes another home run

    Jason Hammel beat the Brewers for the seventh consecutive decision with his first win in almost 2 months, and Anthony Rizzo homered to lead the Cubs t ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • MLB: Mets get Cespedes at trade deadline

    NEW YORK – The Mets finally landed the bat they were looking for in Yoenis Cespedes just ahead of Friday's trade deadline, and Cole Hamels confirmed h ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Cubs didn’t make splash, but ripple will do

    The names Dan Haren and Tommy Hunter won’t captivate Cubs fans like Cole Hamels or David Price, the available pitchers whose possibility teased them f ...
    July 31, 2015 - 10:44 pm
  • What did you do this summer?

    There’s a classic scene in the movie, “A Christmas Story” where Ralphie’s teacher announces that she wants a class to write a theme. 
    July 31, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • NFL: Training for the middle of Pack defense

    GREEN BAY, Wis. — Clay Matthews is getting a refresher course at Green Bay Packers training camp. It has nothing to do with rushing the quarterback.
    July 31, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • NBA in Africa: Visiting Mandela's house and planning safaris

    JOHANNESBURG – Chris Paul keeps waking up in his hotel at 3 a.m. because of jet-lag and is wiped, though it hasn't stopped him getting out and visitin ...
    July 31, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • Franklin, Ledecky lead U.S. at world championship

    KAZAN, Russia – Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky are the workhorses of the U.S. team at the world swimming championships.
    July 31, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • Sportshorts for Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015

    GOLFDeere to have new date in 2016John Deere Classic officials announced Thursday that the 2016 edit ...
    July 31, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • NFL: Wilson signs 4-year extension with Seahawks

    RENTON, Wash. — Drawn out to nearly the last moment before a deadline that was not just for show, Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks discovered a ...
    July 31, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • NFL: No shortchanging Dez

    OXNARD, Calif. — Dez Bryant took a couple of long pauses, first to search for a way to describe how he has matured and then to find the right word to ...
    July 31, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Harbaugh a big hit at Big Ten Media Day

    CHICAGO – Compared to the rest of Jim Harbaugh’s year, this was tame stuff.In his first Big Ten medi ...
    July 31, 2015 - 10:39 pm
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