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  • Billiards: Carrillo taking lifelong hobby to next level

    To a random person on the street, Rick Carrillo may appear to be just your normal, blue-collar Midwesterner. But once he has a pool stick in his hand, ...
    July 6, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • MLB roundup: Sale's strikeout streak ends, White Sox beat Blue Jays; Cardinals shut out Cubs

    CHICAGO – Wins haven't come as easily as strikeouts for Chris Sale this season. That's why the left-hander had no regrets about losing his bid to brea ...
    July 6, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • High school sports: Sterling fills three coaching vacancies

    Sterling High School will have three new head coaches for the 2015-16 school year, after filling vac ...
    July 7, 2015 - 4:55 pm
  • World Cup moments distanced women from FIFA scandal

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia – For a few moments over the past month, the Women's World Cup seemed to push aside the FIFA scandal that is simmering a h ...
    July 6, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • NASCAR: Frightening Daytona wreck puts safety in spotlight

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Riding bumper-to-bumper at nearly 200 mph, Austin Dillon was smack in the middle of a pack of cars headed to the checkered flag ...
    July 6, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Cycling: Froome takes yellow as Rodriguez wins crash-marred 3rd stage

    HUY, Belgium – British rider Chris Froome took the Tour de France leader's yellow jersey after finishing second behind Spanish veteran Joacquim Rodrig ...
    July 6, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Golf: McIlroy ruptures ligament in ankle while playing soccer

    Rory McIlroy was on crutches Monday with an ankle injury from playing soccer, leaving in doubt the prospects of golf's No. 1 player defending his Brit ...
    July 6, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Wimbledon: A win, then a hug: Serena Williams tops Venus at Wimbledon

    LONDON – Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at ...
    July 6, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Sportshorts for Tuesday, July 7, 2015

    The Cubs and White Sox will honor Ernie Banks and Minnie Minoso when they face each other for the City Series.
    July 6, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Reagan Run 5K: Eller makes history during weekend visit

    Kyle Eller was in Dixon for the holiday weekend, visiting his aunt and uncle. He decided to make a little bit Reagan Run history while enjoying the co ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • Reagan Run 5K: Schwarz makes it a double

    Brittany Schwarz took home her first Reagan Run title a year ago at age 18. It was a year later and the same result, as she repeated as champion in th ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Lahey’s costumes meant to encourage runners

    DIXON – Runners sometimes need a little boost to get them through a rough patch during the Reagan Run, and that’s where Mike Lahey comes in.
    July 5, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Lloyd’s hat trick lifts U.S. to third title

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Carli Lloyd came up big again. Three times.And with it came the Americ ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • MLB: Hendricks pitches Cubs past Marlins

    Kyle Hendricks threw 7 1/3 strong innings, Chris Coghlan added an RBI single, and the Cubs earned a 2-0 win over the Marlins on Sunday at Wrigley Fiel ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Wimbledon: Jankovic tops 2-time Wimbledon champ Kvitova

    LONDON – About an hour after flopping on her back and kicking her feet overhead to celebrate a stunning comeback against defending Wimbledon champion ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:39 pm
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