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  • Sportshorts for Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014

    A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive five months ago, while Commissioner Roger Go ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Illinois leaning on safeties for improved defense

    CHAMPAIGN – Illinois safety Taylor Barton says he's worked on the moment in practice. His receiver leaves him in the middle of the field and Barton le ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • MLB roundup: White Sox play spoiler against Oakland

    Avisail Garcia drove in two runs with a bases-loaded single in the eighth inning, and the Chicago White Sox beat the struggling Oakland Athletics 2-1 ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Ferrari finds leader for ‘new cycle’

    MARANELLO, Italy – After more than 2 decades presiding over one of the biggest and most successful teams in Formula One, Luca Di Montezemolo is steppi ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Hoops expert Vitale makes picks in new Chase format

    Dickie V has found a totally awesome PTP'er in NASCAR's version of a Sweet 16 bracket. ESPN college basketball broadcaster Dick Vitale has picked Jim ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Carlson’s kicks lift Dixon past Rockford Lutheran

    DIXON – For just a few moments, Connor Carlson was face down on A.C. Bowers Field about 20 yards from the net, his curly blonde hair blowing in the wi ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • Oregon builds on latest loss to beat Rock Falls

    ROCK FALLS – After finishing their tournament on Saturday with a close loss against Keith Country Day, the Oregon Hawks looked to build on the plays t ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Steamers hoping to end rivalry skid

    Kegan North is hoping to give Fulton fans a thrill they haven’t experienced in more than a decade.Co ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Buck delivers for Hawks

    Carson Buck's 1-over-par 36 led the Oregon boys golf team to a 153-185 victory against Winnebago on Tuesday at Westlake Village Golf Course near Pecat ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Warriors’ doubles pairings sharp

    The Sterling girls tennis team swept the doubles matches on its way to a 3-2 victory on Tuesday against visiting Rock Island.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Rotella spikes Dixon to win

    Amy Rotella posted 19 kills and three digs to lead Dixon to a 21-25, 25-14, 26-24 victory on Tuesday at Stillman Valley.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • NIU names sophomore as starting QB

    DeKALB – Drew Hare was the most impressive Northern Illinois quarterback during Saturday's 23-15 win at Northwestern.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • SportShorts for Wednesday, September 10, 2014

    COLLEGE FOOTBALLVos leads Luther to opening victoryMorrison native Josh Vos ran for 107 yards and a ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Rose’s aggressive play leads Team USA into FIBA semifinals

    BARCELONA, Spain – Despite Derrick Rose's shooting woes, Team USA kept waiting for a breakout game from the Chicago Bulls point guard. Tuesday's quar ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Flowers blooming at just the right time

    Tyler Flowers was mobbed by teammates at home plate Monday night at U.S. Cellular Field after hitting his first career walk-off home run in a 5-4 Whit ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:02 am

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