In the money-driven culture of collegiate athletics, the Chicago market and continued gridiron success make NIU appealing.
Jeremiah Ellis, 28; and Ashley Patterson, 24, both of East Chicago, Ind., were arrested Friday in connection with a “takeover style” robbery at First Merchant Bank at, 4740 Indianapolis Blvd. in East Chicago, the FBI said.
Wasting time making satirical videos is a collegiate pastime.
Arkansas and Oklahoma State are making runs, while Missouri and Stanford are struggling.
A native of the tiny town of Kennett, Missouri, Nail’s well-documented love of sports is a very close second to music in his heart, always rooting for teams that hail from his home state.
A Southwest Airlines flight bound for the main airport in Branson, Mo., instead touched down at a much smaller nearby airfield that gave the pilots only half as much room to stop.
Tracy Abrams scored a season-best 22 points and made two free throws with 4.6 seconds to lift Illinois over No. 23 Missouri 65-64 Saturday in the annual Braggin’ Rights game.
A few years ago, when rumors were swirling about Missouri potentially jumping from the Big 12 to Jim Delany’s favorite league, there was one B1G reason why I didn’t want it to happen.
If Ohio State gets by the defensive juggernaut of Michigan State in Indianapolis, the Buckeyes absolutely deserve to head to the final BCS Championship Game of the BCS era regardless of what happens at the SEC Championship in Atlanta.
Joseph Paul Franklin, a white supremacist who targeted blacks and Jews in a cross-country killing spree from 1977 to 1980, was put to death Wednesday in Missouri, the state’s first execution in nearly three years.
Three designer puppies stolen late last week from three different pet stores were dropped off at a Petland in Missouri on Sunday.
Collins and Northwestern may be an ideal fit. It will certainly look and sound that way while it’s still all about appearances.
Oklahoma State had a terrific season, but got by far the toughest draw out of any five-seed in the bracket. Keep an eye on Oregon.
Louisville’s pressure. Jim Boeheim’s postgame press conferences. HAVOC. Coach K’s drive for five. Get pumped, people — it’s tourney time!
The Buffaloes have NCAA Tournament experience and really defend. Colorado is good enough to win two games in the field of 68.
Laurence Bowers had 23 points and 10 rebounds to lead No. 12 Missouri over No. 10 Illinois 82-73 in the annual Braggin’ Rights game on Saturday.
U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) has criticized the leaders of his party for failing to stand up for embattled Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) during his race for the U.S. Senate.
A Missouri woman has adopted a Chicago cat once condemned to death in the will of her late owner.
I know. Three of your Final Four teams are already out, your chances of winning blown up after two rounds. Or you have fourteen of the Sweet Sixteen. Great.
Phil Pressey had 18 points, five assists and two steals, and ninth-ranked Missouri held off a second-half charge by No. 25 Illinois for a 78-74 victory in the annual Braggin’ Rights game on Thursday night.