| Apr 24, 2014
| 4:50 PM
For at least one day, Wrigley Field will be the home field of a seven-time national champion.
In lacrosse, that is.
"We're really excited to be playing at Wrigley," said Christy Turner, the 22-year-old captain of Northwestern's women's team. "It's...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 6:33 AM
The dynastic Northwestern women's lacrosse team will make history by playing at Wrigley Field during a season in which the Wildcats surprisingly have something in common with the ballpark's usual home team:
Call it wilt by association.
| 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 7, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Summer blockbusters are not just about movies anymore. This, in fact, could be the summer in which college athletics gets its Cecil B. DeMille close-up.
Several important issues are front and center, from the outcomes of Northwestern unionization to the...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 8:28 PM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Catherine Horner (La Cañada High, 2012) University of Tulsa sophomore: A two-time CIF Southern Section champion with the Spartans, Horner is now a steady contributor to a torrid...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 5:47 PM
Don't look for the union label around USC's or UCLA's football practice facilities any time soon.
Football players at both schools are aware that Northwestern players might unionize. But when asked about the issue recently during spring practice,...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 9:11 AM
Like many headline-making ideas, it came to him in the middle of the night.
Not that he hadn't thought about it before. In four seasons at West Virginia, where he rushed for 1,068 yards and 19 touchdowns, Shawne Alston came to realize something needed...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 11:54 PM
Jenna Reifler scored the game-winner on a feed from Taylor D'Amore with 3:52 left as No. 7 Johns Hopkins beat No. 9 Ohio State, 8-7, in women's lacrosse Saturday.
Jenna Reifler scored the game-winner on a feed from Taylor D'Amore with 3:52 left as No. 7...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Chris Chelios played on some of the most electrifying Blackhawks teams ever, teaming with the likes of Jeremy Roenick and Ed Belfour on a memorable Stanley Cup Final run in the early '90s.
So how would his squad fare against the current bunch?
| May 21, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Presidents from the 12 schools in the Pac-12 are urging their counterparts from the ACC, Big 12, Big Ten and SEC to push for sweeping changes to the NCAA including autonomy. The move was first reported by The Associated Press, which obtained a...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Maryland's national women's lacrosse semifinal with Northwestern on Friday pits two of the top draw control experts. Terps sophomore Taylor Cummings will square off against the Division I career leader, Alyssa Leonard, who has 424 draw controls over her...