| Apr 9, 2011
You know how this complicated and uplifting journey ended.
UConn won the 2011 national championship. Players embraced under falling confetti at Reliant Stadium in Houston. Kemba Walker became one of the most celebrated athletes on the planet. Having...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 8:14 PM
During the Chicago Fire's season at Toyota Park, a local public health official is on site for at least one game to ensure food is safe to eat. She'll stick a thermometer in hot dogs or throw milk away that's been out too long.
It's a practice the...
| Apr 12, 2012
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Lauren O'Leary (La Caņada High, 2011) freshman, Georgetown University softball: The Hoyas are in the midst of a skid, dropping six of their last seven, but O'Leary is having a strong...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 3:23 PM
During Final Four week, Colonial Athletic Association commissioner Tom Yeager and other principals forcefully denied a CBSSports.com report that league basketball powers VCU and George Mason might move to the Atlantic 10.
Less than a month later, some...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:00 AM
DePaul's Doug Bruno has been chosen as an assistant coach of the 2012 U.S. women's Olympic basketball team, the Tribune has learned.
The official announcement will be made Friday.
Bruno will be one of three assistants to Connecticut's Geno Auriemma. ...
| Jan 25, 2012
It's almost time for dormant weekend athletes to re-emerge from a winter season spent channel-surfing or gaming on a Wii.
Whether the interests are biking or running, softball or soccer, local college sports experts warn that a rush to regain fitness...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 5:13 AM
The Fray’s Isaac Slade said filming the music video for “You Found Me” on the streets of Chicago was “really, really surreal,” but the 30-year-old singer admitted Chicago was not the piano rock band’s first choice....
| Feb 8, 2012
| 9:45 AM
The Big East officially introduced Memphis as a new member slated to join the league in all sports in 2013, while Conference USA and the Mountain West Conference are reportedly inching closer to a formal merger.
The Big East has poached four current...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 11:32 AM
Tim Nedow's already impressive season got even better Sunday in New York.
The DePaul senior, featured in a Tribune story last week, won a second straight Big East title in the shotput with a personal best throw that earned him the meet's outstanding...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 11:34 AM
The Huskies came to the Chicago area figuring they could really get their engine running against DePaul, a less talented team content to try to run and press opponents into the ground. The Huskies had won two in a row and were eager to open up their...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 2:37 PM
TV information and times for several games is to be announced:
Nov. 3: Def. Assumption, 89-30 (exhibition), at Gampel Pavilion, Storrs
Nov. 9: Def. Pace, 85-35 (exhibition), at XL Center, Hartford
Nov. 13: Def. Holy Cross, 77-37 (box)
Nov. 15: Def....