Most people who live in Illinois were born here, but a New York Times analysis shows that the lure of warmer climates is more popular among residents here than in other states.
Chicago has now signed four of its eight draft picks.
Carey is a tough, contact runner with quality vision who can complement starter Matt Forte.
Stay away from Miami, where the Marlins offer small beers for a hefty $8.
Nine-year-old Rinka Hirayama, the lone survivor of a fiery car crash last month on a desert highway near the Grand Canyon in Arizona has returned to Vernon Hills, but only for a few weeks. Once her grandparents settle her parents’ affairs, Rinka is expected to return to her native Japan with them.
Duke, Arizona and Wisconsin are the early favorites.
We’re being told this is a classic tournament, with juggernauts about to collide like meteors over Texas, and a classic Final Four in store for us. Depends on your view of classic. Does an Arizona – Florida Finals sound unprecedented? Is that must-see TV?
Recovering from a hamstring strain, Starlin Castro just wants a few more exhibition at-bats.
Kentucky, Virginia and Michigan are peaking, and Florida’s as strong as ever.
Gators guard Scottie Wilbekin is the favorite to win the tournament MOP award.
A great weekend of hoops culminated in Sunday’s selection show. With the field set, the real madness can begin.
Castro has only missed five regular-season games the past three years.
Nate Jones threw in a simulated workout Friday morning.
All we know is Rick Renteria is an optimist — which may be all the Cubs need.
Managers decide to challenge for the first six innings, while umps decide thereafter.
The White Sox are being careful with pitchers in spring training, including Nate Jones.
The Cubs are still searching for another arm.
America is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, from pristine lakes and mighty rivers to natural sandstone arches and snow-capped mountains.
Anthony Rose was one of 19 firefighters who perished while battling the blaze north of Phoenix.
Firefighters from Illinois were constant and beyond the runway of Waukegan Regional Airport as the honor guard returned the ashes of 23-year old Anthony Rose, one of 19 firefighters who died trying to fight a wildfire near Prescott, Arizona on June 30.