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  • White Sox lose to Mariners in 14 innings

    CHICAGO – White Sox manager Robin Ventura tried two relievers in the ninth, and Eric Surkamp and Zach Putnam were unable to close the door on the Seat ...
    July 5, 2014 - 10:06 pm
  • Cubs pitchers pounded in 13-0 loss to Nationals

    WASHINGTON – Cubs manager Rick Renteria didn't even wait for the question to be asked.His team had b ...
    July 5, 2014 - 9:57 pm
  • Take 2: Finding the perfect baseball walk-up song

    Walk-up music is a long-standing baseball tradition. Some songs are good, some are purposely bad and others are funny. Sports editor Jon Styf and repo ...
    July 7, 2014 - 8:56 am
  • Hammel goes out on high note

    WASHINGTON – Justin Ruggiano homered for the second straight game for the Cubs, who used another solid outing from Jason Hammel to beat the Washington ...
    July 5, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Bulls may have switched to Plan B

    The Bulls continued taking steps Friday to end Carlos Boozer’s four-year stay with the franchise. That much was evident in their efforts to bring 2011 ...
    July 5, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Abreu homers in White Sox's rout of Mariners

    CHICAGO – Chris Sale lost his chance at a shutout. He still had a shot at a complete game.After allo ...
    July 4, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • AP sources: A's get Samardzija, Hammel from Cubs

    OAKLAND, Calif. – One of baseball's best rotations is about to get even better. The Oakland Athleti ...
    July 5, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Crystal Lake Central wins 4th straight Northwest Herald All-Sports Award

    In racing parlance, Crystal Lake Central grabbed an early lead and maintained a pace that no other Fox Valley Conference school could match.
    July 5, 2014 - 12:24 am
  • On Campus: Huntley grad Rachel Zobott eager to make history at UIC

    In less than 50 days, Rachel Zobott will head off to a new world – college soccer.At Zobott’s chosen ...
    July 18, 2014 - 4:15 pm
  • Dunner commits to Ball State

    In a sense, the clock was ticking for Malik Dunner.When he called Ball State running backs coach Jus ...
    July 5, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • One-handed fighter looks for championship

    Nick Newell wants MMA fans to see him as a talented fighter, one skilled enough to fight for a championship and headline a nationally televised card.
    July 4, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Bouchard gives Canada a Slam finalist

    LONDON – Eugenie Bouchard could have lost her focus after the fourth game of her Wimbledon semifinal Thursday, when play was delayed for five minutes ...
    July 4, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Crystal Lake's Dello ecstatic to be on Team USA

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The fact that Tory Dello was selected to last year's USA Hockey U-17 team gave him some confidence heading into this year's selection p ...
    July 7, 2014 - 8:58 am
  • Fahn Cooper closing in on dream at Ole Miss

    May 26: “Feeling blessed”That’s the reaction of a man who has achieved his goal. It was tweeted by F ...
    July 7, 2014 - 9:36 am
  • Cubs complete sweep in Boston, 16-9

    BOSTON – Justin Ruggiano, Mike Olt and Welington Castillo hit two-run homers to power the Cubs to a 16-9 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday ...
    July 2, 2014 - 11:00 pm
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