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  • Cards’ Gyorko continues power surge

    NEW YORK – Bartolo Colon pitched three-hit ball for seven sharp innings and the New York Mets overcame another home run by Jedd Gyorko to beat the St. ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • College football: New Illini coach Smith brings new attitude to team

    Since his hiring as Illinois football coach in March, Lovie Smith has been on a campaign to sell the program and re-engage fans disillusioned by the y ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • NFL: Packers' Nelson not worried about latest setback

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – Jordy Nelson called it a "hiccup." How long Packers fans have to hold their breath remains to be seen.
    July 26, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • Olympics: Injury anxieties grow but Bolt says 'sport needs me to win'

    LONDON – Whatever controversy is raging in the Olympic world there's one constant: Usain Bolt's bravado and self-confidence.
    July 26, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • Sox beat Cubs in walk-off fashion

    Tyler Saladino hit a game-ending RBI single, and the Chicago White Sox put a damper on the Chicago Cubs' trade for Aroldis Chapman with a 5-4 victory ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • Vits finds happiness during Hubbs Classic

    Erin Vits was talking tennis strategy. She spoke about possible strategies to employ on the courts with her new doubles partner this fall. For the pas ...
    July 26, 2016 - 9:53 am
  • key story line for special teams in camp

    During the first month of the 2015 season, the Bears’ coverage teams were a disaster, and Robbie Gould was automatic. In the second half of the season ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:22 pm
  • Love or hate him, Chapman now a Cub

    Excited or nauseated?Pick a side.The Cubs just acquired a closer who throws 100 mph as easily as you ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:22 pm
  • Ex-NBA star looks to build trust between blacks, cops

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Michael Jordan is trying to help ease tension between African-Americans and law enforcement.
    July 25, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Karolyis’ Texas ranch flips to USA Gymnastics after Rio

    The face at the top of U.S. women's gymnastics will change next month when longtime national team coordinator Martha Karolyi retires following the Sum ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Japanese Buddhist priest seeks canoe gold in Rio

    NAGANO, Japan – When he's not chanting and living the austere life of a Buddhist priest, Kazuki Yazawa contemplates Olympic gold.
    July 25, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Sandusky scandal still casts shadow at Penn State

    CHICAGO – Penn State coach James Franklin sees an improved team in Happy Valley – and a program that can't escape the shadow cast by the Jerry Sandusk ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • SportShorts for Tuesday, July 26, 2016

    Representatives of the Monroe Clinic will hold pre-concussion ImPact testing at West Carroll High School 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 3. Athletes can sign up i ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Dixon native working with Raiders in camp

    Benny Boyd wants to coach in the NFL someday, and he’s in the process of getting a little taste of it. Boyd, a 1996 Dixon High School graduate and cu ...
    July 26, 2016 - 9:56 am
  • Amos leads young group of Bears safeties into camp

    It’s summer, which means lots of construction in Chicago, sticky humidity, and the Bears having question marks at safety. Their only surefire answer a ...
    July 24, 2016 - 11:40 pm
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