| Dec 8, 2013
| 9:44 PM
There were eight undefeated teams on Oct. 27 and six left on Nov. 17 and it appeared the last year of the Bowl Championship Series might get the fist in the face it deserved.
Then Auburn's moon jumped to the seventh house, Jupiter aligned with...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 7:54 PM
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Friday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games:
Air Force (1-4) at Navy (2-1)...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. The Times’ national college football writer handicaps what’s worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday’s menu of games:
No. 3 Ohio State (9-0) at...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 8:07 PM
Cliff Alexander briefly teased Illinois fans Friday.
The 6-foot-8 forward from Curie High School reached to his right and picked up an orange Illini cap as he said he was going the University of ...
After pausing, he set the hat on the table, placed a...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:01 PM
No. 1 Mount Carmel at No. 2 Loyola
When: 1:30 p.m. Saturday.
Records: Mount Carmel 5-0, Loyola 5-0.
On the offensive
Matt Domer, Mount Carmel's Illinois-bound running back, has lived up to his reputation. His speed as the dive man in the option...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately
DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7
Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne
Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Dr. Kenneth Edelin
Physician in 1970s
landmark abortion case
Dr. Kenneth Edelin, 74, a Boston physician who was at the center of a landmark abortion case in the 1970s, died Monday in Sarasota, Fla. He had cancer, said his wife, Barbara.
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Let the angels rejoice from the heavens. College football is back! To help get your football juices flowing, here are 25 reasons to be pumped for this season.
1. Pro wrestling legend Ric Flair taught us, "To be the man, you've gotta beat the man."...
| Sep 5, 2013
Former Orlando Lake Highland Prep volleyball player Taylor Sherwin earned MVP honors this past weekend after leading Ohio State to the championship of the Northern Illinois Invitational.
She was also named Big Ten Setter of the Week for her efforts....
| Nov 23, 2013
| 8:59 AM
A stunning comeback on a snow-dusted University of Nebraska field produced an upset win that moved the Illinois women’s soccer team into the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament.
The Illini meet Boston College, which advanced with another upset, Sunday...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:22 PM
PENN STATE (4-3) vs. ILLINOIS (3-4) WHEN: Noon Saturday WHERE: Beaver Stadium TV: ESPN (Beth Mowins, Joey Galloway, Paul Carcaterra) RADIO: WAEB AM-790 LATEST LINE: Penn State is a 10.5-point favorite. SERIES HISTORY: Penn State leads 16-4 (nine wins...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:09 PM
We are three weeks into the college football season and things are going as planned—sort of.
Johnny Football continues to play the role of the ultimate high-flying heel, Lane Kiffin's hot seat at USC is scorching thanks to an inept offense and...