| 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...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 5:06 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Shabazz Napier has delivered his share of game-winning shots, so he can appreciate Kentucky freshman guard Aaron Harrison's recent run.
Harrison lifted his team to a victory over Wisconsin Saturday with a three-pointer with 5.7...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:23 AM
Larry Scott may be the Pac-12 commissioner, but he is concerned about what’s going on in the Big 10.
Scott weighed in on the Northwestern situation this week with an opinion piece in USA Today. The Northwestern players are attempting to unionize,...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Thanks to strong starts to each half, ninth-ranked Wisconsin's three-game Big Ten Conference losing streak is over.
The Badgers outscored Purdue 17-6 to begin the game and 9-2 to start the second half on their way to a 72-58 victory on Saturday in...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 8:04 PM
Tracy Smith scored his game-high fifth goal with a minute left as City remained undefeated and handed host Poly its first loss, 10-9, in boys lacrosse Tuesday.
The Knights' (5-0, 5-0 Baltimore City) biggest lead was two goals in the third quarter, but...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Northwestern assailed the decision of a National Labor Relations Board regional director that the school's scholarship football players are employees and can unionize in an appeal filed Wednesday with the full board.
"In this unprecedented decision, the...