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  • Hub Arkush: Bears' Super Bowl chances not good

    There is almost no chance the Bears will be Super Bowl contenders in 2015.In the 49-year history of ...
    July 7, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Lackey outduels Lester; Cardinals blank Cubs

    CHICAGO – John Lackey threw seven scoreless innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cubs, 6-0, Monday night despite Jon Lester taking a no-hitte ...
    July 6, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • High school football: 2018 offensive linemen gaining recruiting interest

    When Jeff Jenkins attended his first Prairie Ridge Jr. Wolves practice at age 8, his concerned father, John, placed him in the lightest weight group. ...
    July 6, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Chris Sale's strikeout streak ends, pitches White Sox past Toronto

    CHICAGO – Chris Sale's bid for a record strikeout streak ended, but he pitched a six-hitter that led the White Sox past the Toronto Blue Jays, 4-2, Mo ...
    July 6, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Richmond-Burton's Joey St. Pierre transferring to La Lumiere

    Joey St. Pierre said Tuesday that he is withdrawing from Richmond-Burton High School. The 6-foot-10, 270-pound center will enroll for his junior seaso ...
    July 6, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • U.S. routs Japan for 3rd Women's World Cup title

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Carli Lloyd came up big again. Three times.And with it came the A ...
    July 5, 2015 - 8:53 pm
  • Around Town: McHenry County Tennis Classic to emphasize cardiac-death awareness

    The McHenry County Tennis Classic begins play over the next three weekends at The Racket Club in Algonquin with an emphasis this year on cardiac-death ...
    July 5, 2015 - 8:37 pm
  • Coghlan, Hendricks lead Cubs over Marlins

    CHICAGO – Kyle Hendricks threw 7 1/3 strong innings, Chris Coghlan added an RBI single, and the Cubs earned a 2-0 win over the Miami Marlins on Sunday ...
    July 5, 2015 - 5:40 pm
  • Marengo basketball star Zach Knobloch eager to return to football field

    Zach Knobloch spent one year concentrating on basketball and turned in the most prolific 3-point-shooting season in IHSA history.
    July 5, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Orioles throttle White Sox

    CHICAGO – Jonathan Schoop homered in his first at-bat since coming off the disabled list and Miguel Gonzalez threw six solid innings as the Baltimore ...
    July 5, 2015 - 5:09 pm
  • High school: Jacobs wins all-sports award

    Gary Conrad enjoys conversing with fellow Jacobs coaches throughout the year about their teams. “We ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Jacobs grad Evan Jager breaks own U.S. steeplechase record despite fall

    Heartbreak, U.S. record for Jacobs grad JagerAlgonquin native and 2007 Jacobs High School graduate E ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Bryant's grand slam, 2 homers lead Cubs over Marlins

    CHICAGO – Kris Bryant hit two early home runs, including a grand slam, to lead the Cubs over the Miami Marlins, 7-2, Saturday night.
    July 4, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Connection with Jared Boll helps Kenny McCudden land coaching job with Columbus Blue Jackets

    When Jared Boll first met Kenny McCudden as a 10-year-old at a hockey camp in Crystal Lake, he wasn’t a huge fan.
    July 4, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Garcia robs Davis in 9th, White Sox hold off Orioles

    CHICAGO – The last-place White Sox got the big hit. Then they got the big catch. Now they've won four straight.
    July 4, 2015 - 8:06 pm
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