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  • Garcia, Ramirez each drive in 2 runs as White Sox beat A's

    OAKLAND, Calif. – Jeff Samardzija spent the first two days of the series catching up with old friends. He spent the last day making trouble for them.
    May 17, 2015 - 7:32 pm
  • Cubs shut down by Burnett in loss to Pirates

    CHICAGO – Jake Arrieta's first loss against Pittsburgh also was one of his best starts against the Pirates.
    May 17, 2015 - 6:54 pm
  • On Campus: NIU's Nelle Youel sticking around after record-breaking season

    Becoming a better tennis player wasn’t about lifting more weights or taking hundreds more backhand repetitions this season for Nelle Youel.
    May 17, 2015 - 6:45 pm
  • On Campus: Mikaela Mitsch part of Heidelberg's dream season

    Mikaela Mitsch’s freshman softball season at Heidelberg University was one she won’t soon forget.Ami ...
    May 17, 2015 - 6:38 pm
  • High school boys lacrosse: Ladewig is player of the week, power rankings, playoff info

    PLAYER OF THE WEEKJake LadewigCary-Grove, Sr., Mid.Ladewig had 10 points in two games this week, sco ...
    May 17, 2015 - 5:53 pm
  • Cabrera capitalizes on another error by A's, White Sox win

    OAKLAND, Calif. – Melky Cabrera hit a go-ahead single in the seventh inning after yet another costly error by Oakland, and the Chicago White Sox ralli ...
    May 16, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • High school baseball: Hampshire shuts out Woodstock North

    Michael Kruse pitched six shutout innings to lead the Hampshire baseball team to a 2-0 win over Woodstock North in Fox Valley Conference Fox Division ...
    May 16, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • High school softball: McHenry 2-1 at Harlem Invitational

    The McHenry softball team went 2-1 Saturday at the Harlem Invitational in Machesney Park.The Warrior ...
    May 16, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • High school boys tennis: Marian Central's Ian Brzeski 3rd in ESCC tourney

    Marian Central's Ian Brzeski finished in third place in No. 2 singles on Day 2 of the East Suburban Catholic Conference tournament Saturday at Joliet.
    May 16, 2015 - 9:41 pm
  • High school gymnastics: Cary-Grove's Luka Sisauri wins state title

    Cary-Grove freshman Luka Sisauri won the state title in the pommel horse on Day 2 of the IHSA boys gymnastics state championships Saturday at Hinsdale ...
    May 16, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • American Pharoah romps in Preakness; Triple Crown try next

    BALTIMORE – Minutes before the Preakness, it was an ominous scene at Pimlico Race Course. Thunder and lightning. Wind and rain. A record crowd scrambl ...
    May 16, 2015 - 8:19 pm
  • Lester helps Cubs to 6th straight win, beats Cole, Pirates

    CHICAGO – Jon Lester pumped his fist and yelled as he walked off the mound at Wrigley Field. A season-high crowd of 38,883 roared its approval.
    May 16, 2015 - 7:46 pm
  • Bass fishing: Faith Lutheran team comes up empty

    The Faith Lutheran bass fishing team was shut out on Day 2 of the state finals Saturday at Carlyle Lake.
    May 16, 2015 - 6:38 pm
  • Powerful Blackhawks meet rising Ducks in conference finals

    ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Blackhawks have built a tradition of excellence over the past seven years, winning two Stanley Cup titles and contending almost ...
    May 16, 2015 - 6:31 pm
  • Take 2: Talking Twitter

    Twitter is a great resource for conveying information. It’s also a great way to take shots at people without having to do it face to face. Northwest H ...
    May 16, 2015 - 5:42 pm
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