Soccer balls sit on a snowy field. (File Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

Long Winter Putting A Damper On Start Of Spring Sports

As if there weren’t enough of a reason to be upset with this long, brutal winter; the continuing cold weather has proved a big downer for kids looking forward to the start of spring sports like baseball, softball, track and field, lacrosse, tennis, and soccer.


Northwestern University

N. Carolina Beats Northwestern In Lacrosse Semis

Kara Cannizzaro scored four goals in the second half to help third-seeded North Carolina beat two-time defending national champion Northwestern 11-4 on Friday in the NCAA women’s lacrosse semifinals.


A general view as the Northwestern Wildcats take on the Illinois Fighting Illini during a game played at Wrigley Field on November 20, 2010. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: NU To Play More Games At Wrigley

Northwestern and the Chicago Cubs have announced a new partnership that will lead to more games at Wrigley, according to a report in the Chicago Tribune.


Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Va. Lacrosse Player To Be Sentenced Today For Girlfriend’s Murder

A former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend in May 2010 faces up to 26 years in state prison at his sentencing Thursday.

670 The Score–08/30/2012

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Northwestern Wins 7th NCAA Women’s Lacrosse Title In 8 Years

STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Taylor Thornton scored the winning goal with 9:55 left and Northwestern won its seventh NCAA women’s lacrosse championship in eight years, beating Syracuse 8-6 on Sunday night. “Obviously, we’re very […]


William Blankenship booking photo. (Credit: Porter County Sheriff)

Suspect Who Broke Free, Stole Police Car, Surrenders

A suspect surrendered Thursday night, two days after he broke free from his handcuffs and stole a police car in Kouts, Ind.

CBS Chicago–01/13/2012

Lacrosse players (Photo credit: ANDREW YATES/AFP/Getty Images)

Racial Slurs At H.S. Lacrosse Game Prompts Investigation

Complaints that two Naperville North High School freshman lacrosse players were the targets of racial slurs before a game against Wheaton Warrenville South have prompted an investigation by officials.

WBBM Newsradio–05/23/2011