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  • Jimmy Clausen diagnosed with concussion, ruled out for Chicago Bears' finale

    LAKE FOREST — Jimmy Clausen will not play in the Bears' season finale against the Vikings because of a concussion suffered in Sunday's loss to the L ...
    NEW: Dec. 22, 2014 - 1:51 pm
  • Rusty Clausen progressed in loss

    CHICAGO –  Four years removed from his most recent NFL start, Jimmy Clausen acknowledged there was rust.
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Rodgers, Packers clinch playoff spot, 20-3 over Bucs

    TAMPA, Fla. – Nothing Aaron Rodgers does as a quarterback surprises the Packers.The NFL’s top-rated ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Kane leads Blackhawks past Maple Leafs

    CHICAGO – Playing with heavy hearts, Patrick Kane and the Chicago Blackhawks earned a difficult win.
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • CL Soccer Federation wins rec award

    The Crystal Lake Soccer Federation was recently awarded the 5-Star Recreation Award and the 5-Star Competitive Club Recognition by U.S. Youth Soccer R ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Women’s basketball: Johnsburg grad Melissa Dixon hits 10 3-pointers in Iowa win

    Johnsburg grad Melissa Dixon used to hold a tie for the Iowa women’s basketball team’s record for 3-pointers in a game.
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 8:57 pm
  • Bears notes: Clausen impressive, but supporting cast drops ball

    CHICAGO – If Jimmy Clausen was going to provide the spark Bears coach Marc Trestman envisioned when he benched Jay Cutler on a short week against the ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 5:58 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Bears better than expected

    So, who made the bigger statement about saving his job in Sunday’s 20-14 loss to the Detroit Lions, Marc Trestman or Mel Tucker?
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • 3-and-out: Chicago Bears vs. Detroit Lions

    3 quotes 1. “None of that matters. We all saw the play. You can’t take back what happened with that ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 5:10 pm
  • Houston Texans TE C.J. Fiedorowicz, Johnsburg grad, catches 5-yard TD from Arian Foster

    Johnsburg grad C.J. Fiedorowicz had a plan in place for whenever he caught his first NFL touchdown. ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Gameday Live: Chicago Bears vs. Detroit Lions

    Click here for Chicago Football's live coverage of today's Chicago Bears vs. Detroit Lions game. ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 8:59 am
  • Lions visit Bears with division title in reach

    LAKE FOREST – All Ndamukong Suh wanted to do was live in the moment and not focus on the big goals that are in reach for the Lions.
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Prep Zone Pop Quiz

    Christian BrunnerDundee-CrownJuniorFootball, wrestling1. What would be your soap opera name (middle ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • High school wrestling: McHenry win quad meet, Crystal Lake Central 1-2

    WRESTLINGMcHenry Quad: At McHenry, the host Warriors won each of their three duals to win their quad ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Bobrovsky, Blue Jackets thwart Blackhawks

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets had lost 13 consecutive times to the Chicago Blackhawks in a span of almost four years.
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Reader Poll

    How would you grade Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen's performance?