| Apr 23, 2014
| 3:44 PM
Trevor Ruhland's thirteenth scholarship offer was the one he wanted.
Nearly three weeks after receiving an offer from Notre Dame -- his 13th Division I offer at the time -- while attending a spring practice, the Cary-Grove junior offensive lineman...
| May 17, 2014
| 5:54 PM
— The cross-over dribble, the grace and speed, the leaping ability, the step-back jumper, they were all there Saturday inside Mercy High School's gymnasium.
"I was pretty good at basketball at Xavier," Amari Spievey said after helping lead his team...
| 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...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 9:51 PM
Jarnell Stokes recorded 18 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as the Volunteers pulled away in overtime to beat the Hawkeyes in the first round of the Midwest Regional at Dayton, Ohio.
Jordan McRae led the way with 20 points for 11th seed Tennessee (22-12),...
| Mar 21, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. — Long before his current Oscar acclaim, Matthew McConaughey starred in a quirky little film, "Edtv," about a television show that chronicles an average person's life 24/7. The concept would be a miserable failure with Joe Harris,...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 11:51 AM
A member of the student broadcast team asked Matt Domer about joining a Mount Carmel-to-Illinois pipeline that's been busy "the last couple years."
Frank Lenti, Mount Carmel's long-time coach, couldn't help but interject.
"There has been a Mount...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 7:22 AM
NASHVILLE — Numbers are thrown around faster than crumpled up brackets this time of year. Call it one-and-done or, as John Calipari, with the propriety of a snake oil salesman, calls it, "succeed and proceed." Whatever term you choose, Kentucky will...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:26 PM
Simmie Cobbs went from a senior without a scholarship offer to the focus of a Big Ten recruiting battle.
The former sleeper from Oak Park orally committed to Purdue in October, but he plans to sign with Indiana on Wednesday, which is national signing...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Two days after the 14-year-old son of Iowa coach Fran McCaffrey underwent surgery to remove a thyroid tumor, the family learned Friday that the growth was malignant.
McCaffrey said a course of treatment for Patrick McCaffrey, a seventh-grader, will be...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 7:45 AM
The regional finals of the NCAA Division I women's basketball tournament will be played this weekend in Lincoln, Neb., South Bend, Ind., Palo Alto, Calif., and Louisville, Ky. Here's a look at how the brackets break down.
UConn: The Huskies will...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 7:31 AM
NEW YORK — Each has a story to tell and all of them paid a lot of dollars to tell it. Yet in the end, the message that their passion sends is the same:
Hey, John Swofford! Hey Jim Delany! Hey, ACC, Big Ten and the other power brokers in college...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Site: Madison Square Garden, New York.
Time: Sunday, 2:20 p.m.
TV: CBS (Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery, Allie LaForce)
Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman)
Series history: UConn, 3-...