| Jun 2, 2014
| 8:26 AM
Northwestern and DePaul won’t meet this season in men’s basketball, but the schools have agreed to a five-year series beginning in 2015-16.
“As a Chicago native, I think it's terrific for basketball in the area,” NU coach Chris...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:36 PM
Alabama football Coach Nick Saban's new $6.9-million salary, unanimously approved Tuesday by the school's Board of Trustees, represents everything that is wrong, and right, with college athletics.
Saban's pay package will make him one of the highest-...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 6:01 PM
The commissioner of one college conference recently compared the state of the NCAA to that of a delicate ecosystem being threatened by the heat of what is shaping up to be a long and litigious summer.
Ed O’Bannon’s lawsuit against the NCAA,...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 1:46 PM
The U.S Open was not on Alexandria Chatt's mind as she worked her way through the Midwest qualifying tournament in late June.
Until she reached the final, that is, where one more victory on the tennis court would have earned her a spot in the U.S....
| Jun 4, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Gabe Levin averaged nearly 20 points and 10 rebounds as a senior at Oak Park High School, yet college coaches responded with a yawn.
Two years later, the 6-foot-7 forward is a hot commodity – and he’s in the midst of a recruiting battle...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Regis Durbin’s life changed dramatically the week of Feb. 22. Since then, it’s only gotten better.
Durbin became Lake Forest’s first individual wrestling champion when he pulled off an improbable 3-2 ultimate tie-breaker victory over...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Northwestern football fans, rejoice: Your team is going to be looking bigger than ever. Maybe not so much on the field, but certainly if you peer just above it.
Northwestern announced Monday plans to upgrade the videoboards at Ryan Field in time for the...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 5:29 PM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Rachel Fox (La Cañada High, 2011) Chapman tennis junior: The former All-Area singles player turned in a season to remember in doubles alongside teammate Andrea Hammer.
| Jun 11, 2014
| 5:06 AM
Welsh-Ryan Area is going high-tech, with Northwestern adding four high-definition video boards to the 62-year-old arena.
NU fans attending basketball games, volleyball matches and wrestling meets will notice a center-hung two-sided display board...
| May 31, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Oak Park junior Adam Lemke-Bell put on weight this spring and saw the scholarship offers pour in from the Big Ten, ACC and even an SEC school.
A rising star in the recruiting world, the 6-foot-5, 275-pound offensive tackle saw no need to continue the...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Presidents from the 12 schools in the Pac-12 are urging their counterparts from the ACC, Big 12, Big Ten and SEC to push for sweeping changes to the NCAA including autonomy. The move was first reported by The Associated Press, which obtained a...
| May 25, 2014
| 11:03 AM
Connor Cook leads a group of three Michigan State players on our list of 10 Big Ten players to watch this upcoming college football season.
Ameer Abdullah, RB, Nebraska
The Buzz: Nebraska finished with the third-best rushing offense in the Big Ten...