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  • NHL: Gourde caps rally with OT goal to lift Tampa Bay past Chicago

    TAMPA, Fla. – Yanni Gourde's second career goal capped a tremendous comeback by the Tampa Bay Lightning against one of the NHL's elite teams.
    March 27, 2017 - 11:46 pm
  • Cabrera won’t let contract, potential trade affect disposition

    White Sox infielder Yolmer Sanchez took a page out of Melky Cabrera’s book Monday morning in the clubhouse at Camelback Ranch.
    March 27, 2017 - 9:34 pm
  • MLB: Cardinals intent on returning to top of NL Central

    ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Cardinals have been the gold standard of the NL Central for the better part of this century, having won nine division titles ...
    March 27, 2017 - 9:35 pm
  • Stacked Cubs aim for World Series repeat

    CHICAGO – Somewhere along the line, at some point on the way to a historic World Series title, Kris Bryant and the Chicago Cubs figured out how much t ...
    March 27, 2017 - 9:35 pm
  • Oregon earns long-awaited return to Final Four

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Oregon lost one of its best players to an injury just before the NCAA Tournament, had to survive two nail-biters to reach the Midwe ...
    March 27, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • UNC tops Kentucky with finishing flurry

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Roy Williams went all "Gone With the Wind" when a player asked about his North Carolina Tar Heels making the last shot Sunday to edge ...
    March 27, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • South Carolina comes back after half vs. Florida

    NEW YORK – South Carolina added a missing piece to its rich basketball history. The school of Frank McGuire, Kevin Joyce, Brian Winters, Mike Dunleav ...
    March 27, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • Gonzaga silences critics by blowing out Xavier

    SAN JOSE, Calif. – The criticism dogged Gonzaga wherever it went, no matter how much it won. The Zags run up their record by beating up on teams in a ...
    March 27, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • SportShorts for Monday, March 27, 2017

    GOLFDJ wins Match Play to sweep WGCDustin Johnson became the first player to sweep the World Golf Ch ...
    March 27, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • Larson wins everything at Auto Club Speedway

    FONTANA, Calif. – A blistering first in qualifying. A surprising first in the Xfinity Series race. And a steady, tenacious first when it really matter ...
    March 27, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • Memories of Krause, Green

    On his way out of the theater after seeing “The Sleuth” one night in 1972, a familiar face kept popping into Pat Williams’ mind as he considered actor ...
    March 27, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • R&R A-OK for Sterling’s Blackburn

    STERLING – Reid Blackburn used an alternative, and most would say fun, training method on his way to winning the high jump with a personal best at the ...
    March 26, 2017 - 6:00 pm
  • Rockets, Duchesses, Warriors go 1-2-3 at Westwood

    STERLING – The last indoor track meet of the year for three local schools wasn’t so much about trying to break any records, but building momentum for ...
    March 26, 2017 - 6:10 pm
  • Pair of locals win 1,600s

    Rock Falls senior Brayden Hamblen had a mixed bag of a day at the 2A portion of the Illinois Top Times meet on Saturday. Hamblen was in line to win th ...
    March 26, 2017 - 7:25 pm
  • Vasquez embraces challenges as Golden Warriors’ coach

    On a regular day between the months of November and March, Ryan Vasquez’s job entails understanding two things that very few people can wrap their min ...
    March 25, 2017 - 12:29 am
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