| Mar 28, 2015
| 8:05 PM
NAVY BASEBALL: The Mids kicked off their Patriot League slate by sweeping defending league champions Bucknell, 4-2 in game one and 7-1 in game two.
Playing in winter-like conditions with temperatures hovering around the freezing mark at Max Bishop...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 6:27 PM
If it were feasible on such short notice to relocate the college men's basketball Final Four, set to tip off next weekend in Indianapolis, the NCAA would have to consider it. For everyone's sake.
Indiana decreed Thursday that what people believe can...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 1:28 PM
Carmel graduate and Bowling Green University sophomore Lauren Feely scored 9.9 to tie for first in the vault at the Mid-American Conference women's gymnastics meet last weekend.
Feely also scored 9.725 to place 29th on floor and scored 9.5 on balance...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 6:23 PM
The monetary value of a college athlete's name, image and likeness is being hashed out in court, but many universities have already arrived at a figure: zero.
Colleges from the Big Ten to the Mid-American Conference ask or require athletes to sign...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 8:53 AM
Hold the phone, I was too hard on Illinois college basketball.
Thanks to a 63-48 win over Seattle on Wednesday, your 1963 NCAA champion Loyola Ramblers have moved to the championship round of the College Basketball Invitational. Hey, it's best two out...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 4:37 PM
Illinois coach John Groce has preached the mantra "toughness and togetherness" since arriving in Champaign three seasons ago. But it was the lack of those two qualities that caused the end-of-season collapse, he said.
Groce reflected on the Illini's...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 8:43 PM
The calendar said March 1, but Tom Izzo knew better. It's not March until the brackets come out.
So on the day that followed Feb. 28, Izzo set a lineup at Wisconsin that didn't include his most important player. He benched the bruising Branden Dawson,...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 4:15 PM
PEORIA — After Jordan Ash received his gold medal Saturday afternoon, he leaned over the rope that kept fans off the Carver Arena court during the postgame ceremony.
On the other end was Brandon Watkins, wearing a shirt that read "St. Joseph...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 5:40 PM
PEORIA — I have no idea where Illinois men's basketball coach John Groce was between noon and 2 p.m. on Friday.
I know where he wasn't — courtside at Peoria's Carver Arena watching Morgan Park senior Marcus LoVett Jr.
How do I know this?...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 10:13 AM
Oh baby, you're ready.
You've got your brackets filled out, your money laid down, you're taking Friday afternoon off work, and you're all set to watch NCAA basketball through Sunday night.
Note to the U.S. government: If you really want to solve the...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 3:02 PM
Several talented track athletes have graduated from Grant in recent years, and one of them just won an NCAA Division II national championship for the indoor season.
Sean Wells, a junior at Grand Valley State in Michigan, won the 60-meter hurdles in...