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  • Trevathan, Freeman big improvement at position group

    No position on the Bears, and maybe no other position group in the league, received more of an upgrade than Chicago’s inside linebackers. The Bears we ...
    July 21, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • Time for tougher penalties

    A car failing post-race inspection is kind of a little dirty asterisk next to a driver, but nothing noteworthy. Winner Matt Kenseth’s Toyota failed t ...
    July 21, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • Mercedes hopes to break trend in Hungary

    BUDAPEST, Hungary – No one has been able to stop Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg so far this season – except themselves. The slow, twisting track of ...
    July 21, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • Golf: Woody Austin leads Senior British Open at Carnoustie

    Woody Austin made four birdies in a six-hole stretch on the back nine and finished with a 4-under 68 to take the first-round lead in the Senior Britis ...
    July 21, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • SportShorts for Friday, July 22, 2016

    Illinois Gold fast-pitch softball is holding tryouts starting Aug. 6. There are teams in 10-and-under, 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U age divisions. Tryouts wi ...
    July 21, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • ulton grad to compete in CrossFit Games

    Ben Kuebel turned what started out as a few workouts each week, into enjoying some sun and the Pacific Ocean.
    July 20, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • Cubs starting to position themselves for trade deadline

    A thin pitching market could result in contenders making bold moves in an attempt to upgrade their clubs for the stretch run. That's the view of gener ...
    July 20, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • MLB: Cubs take two of three from Mets; Sox lose on walk-off

    Confidence has returned to the Chicago Cubs in the form of what manager Joe Maddon describes as a couple of slices of Meat Loaf.
    July 20, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • An ideal summer gig

    For 3 days a week, maybe 20 hours total, Jeff Sands mans the pro shop at Rock River Golf and Pool in his hometown of Rock Falls.
    July 20, 2016 - 9:45 pm
  • McPhee, Floyd, Houston, Young lead deep, intriguing group

    Two of the biggest names on the Bears are featured at outside linebacker, their top draft pick Leonard Floyd and last year’s big-ticket free-agent acq ...
    July 20, 2016 - 9:45 pm
  • SportShorts for Thursday, July 21, 2016

    The Stateline Generals travel baseball team will host tryouts beginning next week for the 2017 season. Tryouts for the 10-and-under team will be July ...
    July 20, 2016 - 9:32 pm
  • Last thing teams need in camp is QB questions

    One of the last things an NFL team needs when it enters training camp is uncertainty at quarterback. They all want an Aaron Rodgers, Eli Manning or Ca ...
    July 20, 2016 - 9:32 pm
  • Team enjoys a banner summer

    Kenny Koerner has a practical reason to keep tabs on the local high school baseball scene.After all, ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • Anthony hopes to use Olympics as platform for change

    LAS VEGAS – Carmelo Anthony wants more than a better U.S. basketball team leading into the Olympics. He wants a better U.S.
    July 19, 2016 - 10:28 pm
  • Veteran Hicks joins young Bullard, Goldman

    Last summer, the focus of the D-line was on Jeremiah Ratliff, Jarvis Jenkins and Eddie Goldman. The two veterans are gone, and Goldman is ready to bui ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:28 pm
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