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  • Young American finding success after much fanfare

    INDIANAPOLIS – Graham Rahal hears what people are saying about him.He heard it when people anointed ...
    May 23, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • NASCAR: Kurt Busch happy to focus solely on Coca-Cola 600

    CONCORD, N.C. – There’s no bank of TV cameras surrounding Kurt Busch’s hauler, no one monitoring his fluid intake to prevent dehydration, no golf cart ...
    May 23, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • MLB: Agent gives Cubs kudos for development of Kris Bryant and Addison Russell

    SAN DIEGO – Agent Scott Boras is awaiting word from the Major League Baseball Players Association on whether it will file a grievance against the Cubs ...
    May 23, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Hawks fine with fourth-line change

    As foes, Andrew Desjardins and Andrew Shaw were all talk and no shows. Neither allergic to the occasional scrap, the two don't have a fight against e ...
    May 23, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Sportshorts for Saturday, May 23, 2015

    MLBMinor league team cancels promotionA minor league team of the Tampa Bay Rays has canceled an “A-R ...
    May 23, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Samardzija dominates Twins

    Jeff Samardzija pitched three-hit ball over eight innings, and the White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Friday night in Chicago.
    May 23, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • James has Hawks on ropes

    LeBron James scored 30 points, and the Cleveland Cavaliers took total command of the Eastern Conference finals even without injured star Kyrie Irving, ...
    May 23, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Hendricks, Bryant lead Cubs to win

    Kyle Hendricks pitched a five-hitter for his first career complete game and shutout, and Kris Bryant hit a two-run home run as the Chicago Cubs beat t ...
    May 21, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Sportshorts for Friday, May 22, 2015

    WOMEN’S BASKETBALLFamilies disappointed in Illini investigationThe families of seven former Illinois ...
    May 21, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • NHL: Ducks down Blackhawks at UC

    CHICAGO – Frederik Andersen and the Anaheim Ducks left that grueling Game 2 loss back in Anaheim. They brought their special teams to Chicago.
    May 21, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • NBA: Warriors hold off Harden, Rockets

    OAKLAND, Calif. – James Harden had Game 2 on his fingertips – and then he didn't. Now the Golden State Warriors have the Western Conference finals in ...
    May 21, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Sports Briefs for May 21

    GOLFHippen cards 71 in second roundSauk Valley Community College sophomore Jarred Hippen fired a 1-u ...
    May 20, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Hawks’ Shaw jokes about disallowed goal

    ANAHEIM, Calif. – Sometimes before games, some of members of the Blackhawks like to kick around a soccer ball in the hallway to stay loose before game ...
    May 20, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Masters champ to receive royal treatment in Dallas

    FORT WORTH, Texas – Jordan Spieth occasionally pulls that green jacket out of his closet and holds it like the great trophy that it is.
    May 20, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • NASCAR: Smith, Labonte head up NASCAR Hall of Fame class

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Speedway Motorsports Executive Chairman Bruton Smith and two-time Sprint Cup champion Terry Labonte topped the newest group of five ...
    May 20, 2015 - 11:23 pm
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