| May 1, 2014
| 1:15 PM
The Maryland men's basketball team will host Virginia in next season's ACC-Big Ten Challenge, the Terps' first since switching conferences.
After playing the last two years of the event on the road as a lame-duck ACC team, Maryland gets a home date...
| 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...
| May 3, 2014
Andi Raymond scored with 8 seconds left to propel Towson (10-7) past Hofstra (8-10) in a Colonial Athletic Association semifinal Friday in Williamsburg, Va.
Raymond finished with three goals.
The Tigers will face James Madison in the championship game...
| May 4, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Big East visionary Dave Gavitt used to tell colleagues that the Final Four was proof that college basketball knew how to end a season. As for the best way to start it ... not so much.
Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany and his counterpart at the Big East,...
| May 5, 2014
With 35 seconds left in overtime, Towson midfielder Michelle Gildea scored to lift the Tigers over James Madison, 12-11, on Sunday at William & Mary for the Colonial Athletic Association title.
The win gave Towson (11-7) its sixth conference...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:59 PM
The Libertyville boys' swim team knew they were in store for a special day this weekend from the moment the first horn sounded on the very first event of the Illinois High School Association state meet.
Thanks to a blistering first lap from senior...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Northwestern football players finished voting Friday on whether or not to be represented by a union, but the results won’t be known any time soon.
The balloting at Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston, Ill., concluded at noon Central time, according to...
| Apr 27, 2014
Think of Friday's union vote by Northwestern University football players as the necklace in "Titanic," the ruby slippers or the meaning of Rosebud.
It's what filmmakers, like the late Alfred Hitchcock, would call a MacGuffin — something pursued and...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 4:41 PM
Chicago-area teams have dominated the boys state swimming and diving meet, with the only non-Chicagoland team champion coming in 1933 when Rockford turned the trick.
That 81-year streak came to an end Saturday in Evanston when Normal U-High earned a...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 5:33 PM
By following in his brother's footsteps, Wheaton Warrenville South junior outside linebacker Tommy Vitale provided his family some relief for future travel plans.
The 6-foot-3, 220-pound Vitale announced his plan to join his older brother, Dan, by...
| 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...