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  • Abreu hits 30th HR as White Sox beat Twins

    MINNEAPOLIS – White Sox manager Robin Ventura is no longer surprised when Jose Abreu hits a long home run or does something else spectacular.
    July 25, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Cubs hand Cardinals 4th straight loss

    CHICAGO – The Cubs don't have the look of a team more interested in draft position than on-field success.
    July 25, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • On Campus: Cary-Grove grad Matt Byrne back on diamond, healthy again

    Matt Byrne treated a ground ball to the shortstop in February like any other at bat.“I always run ev ...
    July 25, 2014 - 10:15 pm
  • Cary's Aimee Suyko throws ceremonial first pitch at Cubs game

    CHICAGO – Before she stepped onto the grass at Wrigley Field to throw a ceremonial first pitch Friday afternoon, Aimee Suyko’s son Parker had some wor ...
    July 25, 2014 - 9:12 pm
  • Cary's Kyle Irlbacker wins MCJGA's Cary Open in playoff

    CARY – With pressure mounting as the sudden-death playoff went on Friday at Cary Country Club, Kyle Irlbacker remained unfazed.
    July 25, 2014 - 8:07 pm
  • MCYSA baseball tourney going strong in 22nd season

    If you happen to notice a large increase in young baseball players walking around the Crystal Lake area in the coming weeks, don’t be alarmed.
    July 25, 2014 - 8:02 pm
  • Notebook: Defense strong, music playing at Bears' first practice

    BOURBONNAIS – At 9:52 a.m. Friday, the Bears broke a huddle and began team drills, 11-on-11s, what the fans want to see, and a giant roar came from th ...
    July 25, 2014 - 3:51 pm
  • Bostic ready to do whatever Bears tell him to

    BOURBONNAIS – If Jon Bostic is feeling pressure over how much the Bears have put on his plate in his short NFL career, he’s doing a great job of hidin ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:37 am
  • First Wrigley Field hit a relief for Hampshire's Goebbert

    CHICAGO – San Diego manager Bud Black sat in the visitors’ dugout at Wrigley Field wearing a Padres cap and a black eye.
    July 25, 2014 - 12:45 am
  • Noesi, Eaton lead White Sox past Twins

    MINNEAPOLIS – An impressive start from Hector Noesi was just a couple of pitches away from being something really special.
    July 25, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Padres' Ross fans 11 in 13-3 rout of Cubs

    CHICAGO – Tyson Ross struck out a career-high 11, and the light-hitting San Diego Padres broke out for a season-best nine runs in the sixth inning in ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Goebbert tries to be more than Padres farmhand

    Jake Goebbert stood in the cramped Wrigley Field visitors’ clubhouse Thursday afternoon before the final game of the San Diego Padres’ 3-game series w ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Houston, Mundy already impressed

    BOURBONNAIS – If training camp is like going back to school for the veterans and the first day of school for the rookies, it’s a mix of the two for ve ...
    July 24, 2014 - 9:35 pm
  • Johnsburg native Clay Guida to fight Saturday on UFC on Fox 12

    No. 7-ranked UFC featherweight and Johnsburg native Clay Guida will take on Dennis Bermudez (No. 12) as part of the UFC on Fox 12 main card at 7 p.m. ...
    July 24, 2014 - 4:50 pm
  • Algonquin's Ramsett, Cary's DePrey fall in Chick Evans Junior Am quarterfinals

    ITASCA – The 18th hole in the 34th Chick Evans Junior Amateur Championship had given Jack Ramsett fits throughout the first three days of competition ...
    July 24, 2014 - 4:09 pm
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