| Mar 1, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Shavon Shields recorded 17 points and 10 rebounds as the Cornhuskers held off the Wildcats for their seventh straight win at home.
Walter Pitchford contributed 10 points and nine rebounds while Terran Petteway scored 10 for Nebraska (17-11, 9-7 Big Ten)...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:59 PM
The Libertyville boys' swim team knew they were in store for a special day this weekend from the moment the first horn sounded on the very first event of the Illinois High School Association state meet.
Thanks to a blistering first lap from senior...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 1:33 PM
An effort headlined by Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter to unionize athletes at the university doesn't sit well with former Wildcats QB C.J. Bacher.
Bacher was left uneasy by testimony at a National Labor Relations Board hearing from...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 3:02 PM
The Northwestern women’s lacrosse team was involved in a second straight streak-breaking game Sunday.
Once again, what snapped was a long string of Wildcat victories.
This time, Northwestern lost to Ohio State for the first time in 11 games...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Looking for a local bar to cheer for your alma mater? This guide will help you zero in on where to stake out some space on college basketball gamedays.
Bar owners and alumni groups: Don't see...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:13 PM
Like most selection days in NCAA women's basketball, the focus from around the country was fixed on Storrs. Unbeaten UConn, the No. 1 team in the country, will begin its title defense at home before journeying to Lincoln, Neb.
Around the country,...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 1:24 AM
On the second day of practices for the East-West Shrine Game it was already clear that Purdue defensive back Ricardo Allen is ready to make a move.
His coverage in one-on-one drills is solid and the former Daytona Beach Mainland product is moving well....
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Thanks to strong starts to each half, ninth-ranked Wisconsin's three-game Big Ten Conference losing streak is over.
The Badgers outscored Purdue 17-6 to begin the game and 9-2 to start the second half on their way to a 72-58 victory on Saturday in...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Everything’s gone to Hades in Hattiesburg, where the university Brett Favre made famous is stuck in the mud. Marshall handed Southern Mississippi its 20th consecutive defeat Saturday with a 61-13 win in Huntington, W.Va.
The losing streak is the...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Bo Pelini's expertise has always been defense.
"Pelini's expertise has always been defense," his official Nebraska biography reads.
He played safety at Ohio State, coached linebackers in the NFL (Green Bay, New England), was defensive...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Thirty years ago (1983) Stanford and Northwestern put their brainy football heads together to go a combined 3-19.
And no one blinked, cared, or was the least bit surprised, because mediocrity then was considered the price to be paid for academic...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Halfway through your story today I got a sick feeling and tossed the sports section into the couch. What exactly would a "big name" coach do for SC that Ed Orgeron can't do, recruit?
Hope you're feeling better and thanks, really, for...