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  • Men's basketball: Skyhawks can't run with Wolfpack

    DIXON – For one quarter the Sauk Valley Skyhawks women’s basketball team proved it could play with what coach Jed Johnson called a “real” team in Madi ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • College Football: Huskies survive behind defensive stands against Western Michigan

    DeKALB – The hope for Detroit is alive and well for the Northern Illinois football team.Sophomore ru ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • NHL: Hossa scores in OT to lift Blackhawks

    EDMONTON, Alberta – Marian Hossa scored 1:08 into overtime, Artemi Panarin had a goal and two assists and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Edmonton Oil ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Sportshorts for Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015

    NFLFlutie’s parents both die of heart attacksFormer NFL quarterback Doug Flutie says both of his par ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Girls basketball roundup: Fulton, Amboy win opening games at Oregon tournament

    The Fulton girls basketball team got six fourth-quarter points from Averi Leitzen, and the Steamers held off Oregon 55-50 in a Pool C game at the Oreg ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Men's basketball: Providence wins 60-59 after Illinois misses flurry of shots

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Rodney Bullock’s free throw with 43 seconds left gave Providence a 60-59 victory over Illinois on Wednesday night.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • OSU could clinch East, Iowa could claim West

    No doubt this is a big week for No. 2 Ohio State. The defending national champions are 10-0 with 23 straight wins, and staring at perhaps their tough ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Stroup, Sterling hit overdrive to edge Duchesses

    DIXON – Katie Provo hit two free throws with 3 minutes, 52 seconds left in Thursday’s game at Lancaster Gym.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • First-half surge sends Rock Falls to victory over Cardinals

    ROCK FALLS – At 5 foot, 8 inches, Rock Falls senior Emily Sauer gave up 7 inches to Stillman Valley junior post Macy Weaver.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • NBA: Tough to get read on Chicago 10 games into season

    There are a lot of ways to view the Bulls’ 7-3 start. A lot depends on whether your glass is half full or half empty as the annual circus trip begins ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Raiders smash SoBos

    Madeline Prestegaard paced a balanced attack with 14 points, four rebounds and two blocked shots to lead Ashton-Franklin Center to a 75-25 victory aga ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Men's basketball: No. 2 Kentucky shuts down No. 5 Duke

    CHICAGO – Tyler Ulis scampered up and down the court. Jamal Murray muscled his way to the basket. Marcus Lee and Alex Poythress finished with authorit ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Irish snap Milwaukee’s streak

    Demetrius Jackson scored 20 points, and V.J. Beachem tied a career high with 19 while adding a career-best eight rebounds in No. 18 Notre Dame’s 86-78 ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Bears must get top pick on field, or shut him down for season

    The Chicago Bears have until next Tuesday to determine if they are going to get first-round draft pick Kevin White on the practice field this season, ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Cubs’ Maddon named NL manager of the year

    NEW YORK – Joe Maddon won his third Manager of the Year award Tuesday, and Jeff Banister his first after each guided his team on a surprising run to t ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 11:22 pm
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