| Nov 28, 2013
| 7:12 PM
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Friday and Saturday's menu of games:
9 a.m.: Iowa...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Halfway through your story today I got a sick feeling and tossed the sports section into the couch. What exactly would a "big name" coach do for SC that Ed Orgeron can't do, recruit?
Hope you're feeling better and thanks, really, for...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 1:49 PM
If Northwestern basketball fans want to be entertained this winter, they should check the schedule — St. Rita's schedule.
Vic Law plays for St. Rita. The 6-foot-7 forward is the jewel of Chris Collins' first recruiting class, a group that ESPN.com...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 9:19 PM
This was the moment Chris Collins waited all those years as a career assistant coach to savor.
This was the satisfaction he waited so long to experience for himself one day.
That day finally came Sunday when Northwestern hung on desperately to beat...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 11:50 PM
Gregoire leads UMBC past Mercer, 15-6
Matt Gregoire (South River) scored three goals to lead host UMBC (3-2) to a 15-6 win over Mercer (2-3) in men's lacrosse on Tuesday. The Retrievers pulled away with a 7-0 run in the third quarter....
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:22 PM
Incessantly, Jack from Scranton called the same time every day with the same question.
I never knew Jack's last name, and never asked because it was hard enough to get the guy off the phone without encouraging his addiction. These were the days before...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Nothing about returning to his hometown pleases Northwestern coach Chris Collins more than exposing his young son and daughter to familiar things he experienced growing up.
According to Collins, his children, Ryan and Kate, enjoy seeing where Dad went...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 11:14 PM
Four years ago, there were two names that sat atop the Central Florida recruiting rankings for the Class of 2010.
Lake Howell’s Christian Jones and Dr. Phillips’ Kenny Shaw were the top two players in the Sentinel’s Central Florida Top...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 8:06 PM
The folks who live on Williams Avenue in Deerfield finally are able to sleep in.
With Joey Calistri now living in Evanston, the neighbors no longer wake up to the sound of him shooting soccer balls off the wooden fence in his yard before school....
| Mar 24, 2012
| 8:10 PM
Naperville's Kevin Cordes is making quite a splash in his first NCAA Swimming Championships.
And the Arizona freshman was confident he could do exactly that.
Friday night, Cordes won the 100-yard breaststroke final after having broken the U.S. record...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 8:07 PM
Ellis Coleman already was YouTube famous.
Now Coleman and his "flying squirrel" move that went viral are headed to the London Olympics.
The 20-year-old from Oak Park High School became the youngest member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic wrestling team Sunday...