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  • Cubs can't pull out 2nd straight comeback win

    CHICAGO – The Cubs tried to follow the same script that produced a comeback win the day before. They just couldn't pull off a similar finish.
    July 26, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • Hub Arkush: The defense is certainly different

    BOURBONNAIS – A reported crowd of 8,000-plus showed up Saturday for the Bears second practice of the preseason camp at Olivet Nazarene and talk of pla ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Notebook: D-line feisty in last day without pads

    BOURBONNAIS – Marc Trestman and the Bears have put an emphasis on “toughness” this offseason. Mel Tucker has called the new defensive line a “salty” g ...
    July 26, 2014 - 4:57 pm
  • Packers' Bulaga eager to get back where he left off in 2012

    GREEN BAY, Wisconsin – Packers linebacker Nate Palmer ran to his right, then spun back to his left, then back to his right.
    July 26, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • Hampshire grad Goebbert writes 'Thank You' letter to community

    Hampshire graduate and former Northwestern standout Jake Goebbert returned to the area to play his first series at Wrigley Field this week. The Padres ...
    July 26, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • White Sox: Reinsdorf released after hospital stay in Cooperstown

    CHICAGO – The White Sox said owner Jerry Reinsdorf was hospitalized, but has been released from the hospital, after feeling lightheaded in Cooperstown ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Padres' Jake Goebbert of Hampshire going back to Triple-A

    San Diego Padres manager Bud Black said after Friday’s game in Atlanta that Hampshire graduate Jake Goebbert will be optioned to Triple-A El Paso, end ...
    July 26, 2014 - 9:03 am
  • Abreu hits 30th HR as White Sox beat Twins

    MINNEAPOLIS – White Sox manager Robin Ventura is no longer surprised when Jose Abreu hits a long home run or does something else spectacular.
    July 26, 2014 - 9:03 am
  • Cubs hand Cardinals 4th straight loss

    CHICAGO – The Cubs don't have the look of a team more interested in draft position than on-field success.
    July 26, 2014 - 9:03 am
  • On Campus: Cary-Grove grad Matt Byrne back on diamond, healthy again

    Matt Byrne treated a ground ball to the shortstop in February like any other at bat.“I always run ev ...
    July 26, 2014 - 9:03 am
  • Cary's Aimee Suyko throws ceremonial first pitch at Cubs game

    CHICAGO – Before she stepped onto the grass at Wrigley Field to throw a ceremonial first pitch Friday afternoon, Aimee Suyko’s son Parker had some wor ...
    July 26, 2014 - 9:02 am
  • Cary's Kyle Irlbacker wins MCJGA's Cary Open in playoff

    CARY – With pressure mounting as the sudden-death playoff went on Friday at Cary Country Club, Kyle Irlbacker remained unfazed.
    July 26, 2014 - 9:02 am
  • MCYSA baseball tourney going strong in 22nd season

    If you happen to notice a large increase in young baseball players walking around the Crystal Lake area in the coming weeks, don’t be alarmed.
    July 26, 2014 - 9:02 am
  • Notebook: Defense strong, music playing at Bears' first practice

    BOURBONNAIS – At 9:52 a.m. Friday, the Bears broke a huddle and began team drills, 11-on-11s, what the fans want to see, and a giant roar came from th ...
    July 25, 2014 - 3:51 pm
  • Bostic ready to do whatever Bears tell him to

    BOURBONNAIS – If Jon Bostic is feeling pressure over how much the Bears have put on his plate in his short NFL career, he’s doing a great job of hidin ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:37 am
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