| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Bo Pelini's expertise has always been defense.
"Pelini's expertise has always been defense," his official Nebraska biography reads.
He played safety at Ohio State, coached linebackers in the NFL (Green Bay, New England), was defensive...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Despite coming off a 6-7 season and a bowl game loss, Minnesota feels encouraged.
The Golden Gophers are hoping this preseason's optimism doesn't sour coming off their first bowl game in three seasons, a 34-31 loss in the Meineke Car Care Bowl of...