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  • Mirotic, Noah lead way for Chicago against Lowry-less Toronto

    CHICAGO – Nikola Mirotic matched a career high with 29 points to propel the Chicago Bulls to a 108-92 victory Friday night over the Toronto Raptors, w ...
    March 21, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Mountaineers knock down Buffalo

    Tarik Phillip hit a big 3-pointer for fifth-seeded West Virginia with 28 seconds left while the shot clock was winding down as the Mountaineers beat B ...
    March 21, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Ice flowing out of Rock River

    Boy there was a lot of ice on that river. Lucky for me watching the jams break loose and pick up steam toward the Mississippi is a spectacle I love to ...
    March 21, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Spartans pull away from Georgia down stretch

    Denzel Valentine scored 16 points and went 6-for-6 at the free-throw line in the final 30 seconds, helping Michigan State hold on for a 70-63 win over ...
    March 21, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Panthers roll past AlWood

    Kylie Ackerman tossed her second straight one-hit shutout, and Savannah Mettler went 5-for-5 with a home run and four RBIs to lead the Erie-Prophetsto ...
    March 21, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • SportShorts for Saturday, March 21, 2015

    Dixon junior Isaiah Roby was a Class 3A/4A All-State fourth team selection in the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association poll.
    March 21, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Softball: Panthers' early surge leads to road win

    ROCK FALLS – The Erie-Prophetstown Panthers kept knocking on the door, and finally got over the threshold. The Rock Falls Rockets couldn't seem to fin ...
    March 20, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • Softball: Ward, Kramer face off when Rockets meet Panthers

    ROCK FALLS – Less than 3 weeks ago, Rock Falls senior Michaela Ward was in the stands at Redbird Arena in Normal, cheering on her cousin, Prophetstown ...
    March 20, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Boys basketball: Roby named 3A All-State second team

    Dixon junior Isaiah Roby can add another line to his list of accolades, as the Nebraska recruit earned Associated Press 3A All-State second team honor ...
    March 20, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Men's basketball: No whistles at work: NCAA tourney full of no-foul teams

    MADISON, Wis. – Bo Ryan started his answer before a reporter finished the question about what it takes to play effectively without fouling.
    March 20, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Notre Dame avoids scare in opener

    Zach Auguste scored 25 points, Jerian Grant added 17 and Notre Dame dodged a scare trying to erase its futile tournament history with a 69-65 win over ...
    March 20, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Cyclones stunned by UAB

    William Lee scored the last four points for 14th-seeded UAB in its 60-59 upset win over Iowa State Thursday.
    March 20, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Ohio State needs OT to down VCU

    D'Angelo Russell scored 28 points and rallied 10th-seeded Ohio State from an early 12-point deficit for a 75-72 overtime win over VCU.
    March 20, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Cubs’ Fowler found success in other sports

    MESA, Ariz. – In an alternate universe, Dexter Fowler might be spending Thursday sitting courtside, watching his former basketball team play in the NC ...
    March 20, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • McMurray credits teamwork for strong start

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. –Jamie McMurray thought he had a shot at winning the pole two weeks ago in Las Vegas until a bobble on his lap ended his chance.
    March 20, 2015 - 12:23 am
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