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  • Men's basketball: League is far better than sixth-toughest in nation

    Seconds before overtime, Purdue students shouted at each other from across Mackey Arena. "WHOSE HOUSE??" "OUR HOUSE!!"
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Teague, Horford lead Hawks past Bulls

    CHICAGO – Jeff Teague had 17 points and eight assists, Al Horford scored 16, and the Atlanta Hawks routed the struggling Chicago Bulls 113-90 on Wedne ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Michigan hangs on to win Minnesota

    Derrick Walton Jr. sparked Michigan’s strong start with 19 of his career-high 26 points in the first half, and the Wolverines hung on to beat Minnesot ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • SportsShorts for Thursday, February 11, 2016

    NFLSilver partially backs off Manziel storyAfter reporting on the air that the Browns lied about Joh ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Dixon blows past ’Bago to take control of BNC West

    DIXON – The Dixon boys basketball team is used to hearing Jason Mead’s favorite phrase.“You press, y ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Steamers find enough down stretch, beat Bureau Valley

    OREGON – From the opening tip of their 2A Oregon Regional semifinal, sixth-seeded Fulton and No. 5 Bureau Valley were never separated by more than sev ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Oregon has no answer for potent Byron attack in semifinal loss

    OREGON – For players from Fulton and Bureau Valley, it had to be a bit depressing watching the first three quarters of the 2A Oregon Regional semifina ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Girls basketball: Golden Warriors struggle on offense against Spartans

    STERLING – With two aggressive defenses and a pair of patient offenses, Tuesday night’s NIB-12 crossover contest between the Sterling and Sycamore gir ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Sterling pressure sinks Sycamore

    STERLING — By the time Sycamore junior guard Jack Mizagalski hit his fifth 3-pointer with 6 minutes left in the third quarter, the Sterling Golden War ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Gasol a guy who gets it

    Just when Pau Gasol starts making sense... “At some point," the Bulls center said after the Hornets slaughtered his inept, inert and injured team Mon ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Local roundup: Morrison girls advance to regional final with win

    The Morrison girls basketball team will play in the regional championship game after beating host North Boone 56-52 in the semifinal on Tuesday.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Big Ten: Boilermakers edge Spartans

    No. 18 Purdue turned Tuesday night’s game into an impromptu senior night celebration.Rapheal Davis, ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • NHL- Martin Jones makes 33 saves, Sharks blank Blackhawks 2-0

    CHICAGO — Martin Jones made 33 saves for his fifth shutout and Patrick Marleau scored a power-play goal in the second period to lead the San Jose Shar ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • SportShorts for Wednesday, February 10, 2016

    TENNIS Murray becomes a father Andy Murray has become a father for the first time after his wife, Kim Sears, gave birth to a girl. Murray's management ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:22 pm
  • Cam Newton defends actions after Super Bowl loss

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton isn't apologizing for acting like a "sore loser" after the Super Bowl. The league's MVP has been widely criticized ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 9:50 pm
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