| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| Dec 8, 2012
Chris Streveler, 6-2, 200, Marian Central, Sr.
Among the most productive players McHenry County has ever seen, the Minnesota recruit completed 164 of 248 attempts for 2,397 yards with 26 touchdowns and just 4 interceptions. Rushed for 1,...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 6:54 PM
Simeon won four games in six days last week, so the Wolverines are using a week off to regroup before their game Saturday at Coronado High School in Henderson, Nev.
But Simeon's sophomore team made sure the varsity didn't relax too much Tuesday.
| Dec 3, 2012
| 9:34 AM
Northern Illinois' unprecedented inclusion in the Bowl Championship Series lineup isn't sitting well with ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit.
Northern Illinois (12-1) earned the Mid-American Conference's first major bowl berth by meeting...
| 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.
| 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...
| 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...
| May 13, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Bolingbrook junior defensive back Parrker Westphal made an unofficial visit to Florida over the weekend.
Westphal reconnected with former Raiders teammate and current Gators freshman linebacker Antonio Morrison in Gainesville.
"It was great," Westphal...