| Jun 3, 2013
| 6:17 PM
De La Salle Class of 2014 offensive tackle Jamarco Jones will announce his college choice at 1 p.m. June 27 during a press conference at the school.
Jones has narrowed his list of favorites to Michigan, Michigan State, Notre Dame and Ohio State.
| Feb 7, 2013
| 7:41 PM
CHAMPAIGN — Illinois coach John Groce slumped into a chair, placed his head on his palm and exhaled as an orange chaos erupted all around him on the Assembly Hall court.
He had just gotten the best news in long time.
After an official review of...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 7:43 AM
COLLEGE PARK — The University of Maryland is in serious discussions to join the Big Ten, and the Board of Regents plans to meet Monday to discuss the proposed move, according to two sources with knowledge of the talks.
The regents were told about...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 5:21 PM
PEORIA — The game that made Illinois high school basketball history 16 years ago was "a toss-up" in Sergio McClain's estimation.
The crowd of 11,700 at the Peoria Civic Center was in suspense until the final seconds about whether the 1997 Class AA...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 5:56 PM
Seven games, five losses, one recruiting faux pas and a pinch of chewing tobacco into his tenure, Illinois coach Tim Beckman will enter Memorial Stadium on Saturday for his first homecoming game.
And there already is a faction that wants to kick...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 5:35 PM
The Notre Dame women got a top seed in the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year – and what may be their last chance for a while to be the belles of the (basket) ball.
DePaul once again hopes to be a Cinderella.
And Illinois, which looked...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 4:58 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — Braxton Miller signed jerseys, helmets, photos and scraps of paper.
Fans greeted him with comments such as: "Looking forward to next year, man!" and "Glad you're healthy. We respect you a lot at Nebraska" and "How's Urban (Meyer)? Is...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 8:51 PM
Heading to his favorite local eatery, Quaker Steak, to hang out with his Wisconsin teammates takes Montee Ball a little longer these days.
Instead of the short, direct path from his apartment, Ball opts for a longer walk that circumvents the site of...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 5:12 PM
A little more than 28 years after the famously tragic killing of his good friend Ben Wilson, Nick Anderson said he is so saddened by the state of his old South Side stomping grounds that he rarely returns.
Word of the fatal shooting in the Chicago State...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Deon Thomas believes the recruiting controversy that dogged him for a year and a half following his senior season at Simeon could have been avoided if he had listened to coach Bob Hambric.
The University of Illinois' all-time leading scorer and the No....
| Mar 15, 2013
| 4:32 PM
A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Editorial roundtable (Chicago Tribune TV) Kristen McQueary, John McCormick and Paul Weingarten discuss the week's...