| Mar 27, 2014
| 8:26 AM
Skinner scores for Wofford
Glenbard East's Lee Skinner was a big part of a Wofford squad that made it to the NCAA Tournament in men's basketball. The team dropped a first-round opener to Michigan, 57-40, in Milwaukee last Thursday.
Skinner, a 6-foot-6...
| May 20, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Welcome to the Big Ten, Maryland. It’s going to be a long road to acceptance.
The Chicago-based blog Sherman Ave assigned each Big Ten school a corresponding Game of Thrones character last week. Many of their assignments were spot on —...
| May 24, 2014
| 1:45 PM
The quest to plant roots in the New York market led the Big Ten to add Rutgers in November 2012.
In the 18 months since the marriage was announced, fans of the venerable conference have watched their new member implode. There was the abusive men's...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 5:39 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Wisconsin's hunt for a No. 1 seed is still alive. Minnesota's bid for an NCAA tournament invitation is just as much up for debate.
In a Big Ten quarterfinal meeting Friday night with NCAA tournament implications, the second-seeded...
| May 7, 2014
| 6:11 PM
The celebration of the most dramatic triumph in Claire Pollard's relentlessly successful 16 years as Northwestern women's tennis coach included the obligatory dousing with the water bucket.
The difference this time was the coach wasn't the only member...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 10:11 PM
Jay Carlson (St. Paul's) netted a hat trick in the first half and finished with four goals to lead the top-ranked Maryland men's lacrosse team to a 13-5 win over host Michigan on Tuesday.
The Terps improved their record to 7-0.
The Wolverines fell...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 1:07 PM
So, seeds don't mean anything. Of the five Chicago college basketball players RedEye leaned on for March Madness expertise, three chose No. 4 seed Louisville as their tourney favorite or their dark horse. The Big Ten gets a lot of love, too.
As the meat...
| May 1, 2014
| 11:57 PM
The Towson men's lacrosse team saw its three-goal lead evaporate in the fourth quarter and had to force overtime, eventually losing, 11-10, to host No. 14 Drexel in a Colonial Athletic Association semifinal Thursday.
The Tigers (8-7) used a 3-0 run to...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 3:37 PM
SALT LAKE CITY — Orlando Magic point guard Jameer Nelson, who has been bothered by a sore left knee lately and sat out Wednesday's loss to the Phoenix Suns, did not practice with his teammates on Friday.
Nelson has not been ruled out for...
| Mar 24, 2014
Midfielder Deemer Class (Loyola High) scored six times, and three other Blue Devils had four or more goals as No. 4 Duke rushed past the visiting No. 9 Orange, 21-7.
After Syracuse (4-3, 0-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) went up, 2-1, in the first quarter,...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 3:38 PM
Chatter about the NCAA men's basketball tournament has slowed considerably in the Clippers’ locker room heading into the regional semifinals.
“We’re the only ones left,” forward Matt Barnes said Monday of his UCLA Bruins, who...