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  • 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
  • Cubs unveil new plans for Wrigley Field

    Immediately after this thrill ride of a Cubs season ends, some heavy-duty construction will commence again at Wrigley Field that will make the Friendl ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • SportShorts for Wednesday, July 20, 2016

    A female college student who competed on a boys water polo team at a Chicago-area high school said in a nationally televised interview that she was se ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • Thrasher shortens rifle learning curve on road to Rio

    Anyone who has met or spoken with Ginny Thrasher usually ends up with the same description of her personality: bubbly. Not the stereotypical, air-hea ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • Blowing Sale’s one-hitter might be the best thing for the White Sox

    Chris Sale had thrown just 100 pitches and had allowed just one hit through eight innings. The All-Star starter had struck out six Mariners and walked ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • MLB: Familia escapes jam in 9th

    CHICAGO – Jeurys Familia escaped a bases-loaded jam with a game-ending double play after Rene Rivera drove in the tiebreaking run with two outs in the ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:28 pm
  • NFL: Romo, Flacco, Suggs, Nelson key returning players

    Tony Romo taking snaps. Joe Flacco hurling passes. Jordy Nelson and Keenan Allen catching them.Terre ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • College football: Big 12 moves toward expansion, will evaluate candidates

    The Big 12 is accepting resumes from expansion candidates. The smallest Power Five conference took a significant step toward adding members Tuesday w ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:26 pm
  • Soccer: Hermeyer heading to NIU

    Kylee Hermeyer went to a soccer camp at Northern Illinois last week and decided to stay. The midfielder, who will be a junior at Dixon in the fall, ga ...
    July 18, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Strasburg recaptures dominance

    WASHINGTON – Watching Stephen Strasburg on the mound in 90-degree heat, Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker recalled how he heard the right-hande ...
    July 18, 2016 - 10:48 pm
  • MLB roundup: Cubs beat Mets behind Rizzo, Lester

    Anthony Rizzo hit a three-run homer, Jon Lester pitched 7 2/3 innings and the Chicago Cubs stopped an eight-game losing streak against the New York Me ...
    July 18, 2016 - 10:47 pm
  • NFL: 2016 Chicago Bears training camp preview: Offensive Line

    It appears only two players on the Bears’ offensive line will start at the same positions where they ended 2015: Charles Leno and Hroniss Grasu at lef ...
    July 18, 2016 - 10:38 pm
  • MLB: Cubs' homework on 2015 draft pick Ian Rice pays off

    The Cubs weren’t scared when Ian Rice experienced a subpar junior season at the University of Houston in 2015.
    July 18, 2016 - 10:38 pm
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