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  • MLB: Cubs legend Ernie Banks dead at 83

    Ernie Banks, one of baseball’s most ebullient and optimistic ambassadors, died Friday, his wife, Liz, confirmed.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Macciomei makes things tough on Sandoval, Warriors

    STERLING – Friday's Northern Illinois Big 12 crossover between Sterling and Yorkville at Musgrove Fieldhouse featured a bout between a pair of quick, ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Mistakes part of most games

    Following Thursday’s girls basketball game at Morrison, I was approached by a fan about doing a story on how bad officiating is in high school girls b ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • High School Extra: Meet Bureau Valley's Darcy Kepner

    What do you like about basketball?I just like the feel you get every night on the court when you ste ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Palmer fails to score 59

    LA QUINTA, Calif. – Humana Challenge leader Matt Kuchar was asked if he was surprised that there have only been six 59s on the PGA Tour and that no ha ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Sportshorts for Saturday, Jan. 24, 2014

    The Cubs and recently acquired outfielder Dexter Fowler have agreed to a $9.5 million, 1-year contract, avoiding arbitratio
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Federer’s Aussie Open over after loss to Seppi

    MELBOURNE, Australia – Roger Federer will look back on it and wonder, just as he did on court, why he just watched as Andreas Seppi went down the line ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • AFC scores early, often in NUIC East win at home

    ASHTON – When their first four shots fell from the field Friday night, the AFC Raiders knew it was going to be a good game. When his team fell behind ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Rose leads Bulls to road win over Mavs

    DALLAS – After Derrick Rose missed a potential clinching shot on a hard drive through the lane in th ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • NHL: Toews lightening up – a bit – for NHL All-Star Game

    Captain Serious is ready to take on Columbus – in a not-so-serious way.The Blackhawks’ Jonathan Toew ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Show time for outdoorsmen

    Well, it’s that time of year again, folks. We find ourselves in that dead zone between deer season and open-water fishing season. But fear not, everyo ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Micah Johnson ready for second trip to SoxFest

    As Micah Johnson made phone calls to White Sox season ticket-holders Thursday at U.S. Cellular Field as part of a prelude to SoxFest this weekend, he ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Roundup: Comets tame Tigers

    Nolan McGinn scored 15 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Newman to a 53-47 victory against Princeton on Friday in Sterling.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Men's basketball: Injuries force Grove to add to Illinois roster

    CHAMPAIGN – The injury situation at Illinois has come to this: Coach John Groce has added team manager Ryan Schmidt to the roster.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • elichick should be out of Super Bowl

    Not so long ago, we came to praise the New England Patriots.Now, it’s time to bury them.Deflategate ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:56 pm
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