| Oct 23, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Twenty-five years ago, the Chicago sports landscape was ruled by three men: Michael Jordan, Walter Payton and Andre Dawson. And in January 1988, the magazine Chicago Times pulled off a greater feat than having them all in the same city. They got them...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 6:48 PM
— He can cope with the pain in his right ankle well enough. What LeSean McCoy has a much tougher time wrapping his head around is the losing.
He can't take it much longer, and is playing like a man on a singular mission to reverse the three-season...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Matt Forte isn't intimidated with the prospect of facing the Steelers in Pittsburgh on Sunday night for the first time in his career.
"I play for the best city, so I am not worried about them," Forte said. "I am going there to win a football game. That'...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 5:00 PM
For four seasons on the Baylor coaching staff, Dino Babers watched quarterback Robert Griffin III develop into a passer worthy of winning the 2011 Heisman Trophy.
For the last two years, the Eastern Illinois coach benefited from Jimmy Garoppolo...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 11:08 AM
Gators legend Rick Casares died in his Tampa home on Friday at age 82.
Casares was a two-sport star at Florida in 1952 and 1953, leading the school to its first bowl game, the 1953 Gator Bowl in Jacksonville. There, he scored the first touchdown by a...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 3:50 PM
GLENDALE — The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 71st year, normally meets Tuesdays at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the first meeting of the year, which was held at Oakmont Country Club.
GADSBY STANDS TALL FOR FALCONS...
| Oct 23, 2013
Kirk Dillard, the state senator from Hinsdale, has finally taken the gloves off with Bruce Rauner, the gazillionare businessman, in their Republican race for governor.
"I would rather tell my own positive story, that I'm tested and prepared for the job...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 9:37 AM
As leaders on Hinsdale Central’s cross country team, Kevin Huang and Billy Magnesen haven’t gotten caught up in early-season success. Huang ran a 5K in 15 minutes, 53 seconds to take second place in the Locktoberfest Invitational on Oct. 5,...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 11:48 PM
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- A record-breaking day for the offense wasn’t quite enough for Minnesota State-Moorhead as the Dragons fell to No. 11 Minnesota-Duluth in a wild 69-45 shootout on Saturday at Alex Nemzek Field.
When time had expired over three...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 6:15 PM
COLLEGE PARK, Md. — The big guys never gave the little guys a break.
Old Dominion's upset bid at Maryland on Saturday afternoon never materialized. The Monarchs, transitioning from the Football Championship Series to the Bowl Series, will have...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 1:30 PM
OAKLAND, Calif — Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears scored 27 points with the starters in the first half Friday night against the Raiders en route to a 34-26 preseason victory at O.co Coliseum.
1. Tom Flores, the distinguished former coach of...