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  • Sportshorts for Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015

    BOYS BASKETBALLMcCarty signing letter on ThursdayNewman senior Noah McCarty will sign his national l ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Huskies facing tough defense on the road at Buffalo

    DeKALB – When the Bowling Green football team came to Buffalo on Oct. 3, the Falcons' high-powered offense did just enough to survive for a 28-22 vict ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • NFL: Reason for Bears' optimism

    After Lamarr Houston 's second sack on the final drive of the Bears ' 22-19 victory over the Chargers, naturally he celebrated with gusto.
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • College football: Hard knocks never seem to stop Nebraska WR Jordan Westerkamp

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Jordan Westerkamp is having one of the best seasons ever for a Nebraska receiver, and it’s no small accomplishment given the punishmen ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Sideline dustup least of Green Bay’s ills

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – Losers of two straight after an undefeated start, the Green Bay Packers are an unhappy bunch – and not just during sideline disagree ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 10:59 pm

    NFLWelker signs with RamsThe St. Louis Rams signed wide receiver Wes Welker, hoping he can help them ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • College: Illinois fires athletic director after athlete allegations

    CHAMPAIGN – Illinois fired athleticdirector Mike Thomas on Monday, saying he had done nothing wrong but a change was needed after the department was p ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Skyhawks punch ticket to nationals again

    A long day, and a long season, of volleyball came down to one match for Sauk Valley on Saturday at the College of Lake County in Grayslake.
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • NFL: Late Miller TD lifts Bears over Chargers on MNF

    SAN DIEGO – Zach Miller made a one-handed grab of a 25-yard touchdown pass from Jay Cutler with 3:19 to go, and the Chicago Bears beat the San Diego C ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Football: By the numbers

    Only one local team remains.Going into the quarterfinal round, the Polo Marcos stand alone. Such an ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Missouri president, chancellor leave over race tension

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The president of the University of Missouri system and the head of its flagship campus resigned Monday with the football team and othe ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Bulls deep-six the 76ers

    PHILADELPHIA – Jimmy Butler stuck a Sharpie inside a media scrum, using the marker as an imaginary recorder to pick up sound bites nearby from teammat ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Football: Washington foils Warriors' comeback

    STERLING – Elation was ripped from the throats of Sterling football fans Saturday just as quickly the ball was jarred out of the arms of quarterback S ...
    Nov. 8, 2015 - 4:06 pm
  • Eastland holds off Harvest Christian charge to earn Final Four berth

    ELGIN – Even with as focused as the Eastland volleyball team has been all season, the Cougars still got caught up in the moment toward the end of the ...
    Nov. 8, 2015 - 4:51 pm
  • Big Mac too much for Comets

    STERLING – Newman is often bigger, stronger and faster than many opponents it sees on a football field.
    Nov. 8, 2015 - 7:01 pm
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