Conference play will begin picking up this week, but there will also be some key non-conference match-ups as well. Defending SEC champion Auburn heads to Kansas State for a Thursday night match-up. This could be the Big 12’s last chance to leave a huge impression on the selection committee.
Rich Schmelzer, 41, was arrested by federal marshals Monday afternoon at his home in Frisco, Texas. According to Kane County prosecutors, Schmelzer traveled to East Dundee last month and fatally stabbed his 85-year-old grandmother, Mildred “Dodie” Darrington, on July 18.
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Joshua Houston struck out five in five innings, and Chicago survived an elimination game.
The Cubs have to decide whether Neil Ramirez’s future is in the rotation or bullpen.
Kyle Hendricks is 4-1 with a 1.73 ERA this season.
Adam Rosales homered twice, and the Chicago offense couldn’t muster much.
Don’t blame Illinois’ admission standards for a lack of football talent — the onus is on the coaches.
Police in southwest suburban Lockport located a baby girl that was reported missing by the baby’s mother.
CBSSports.com MLB insider Jon Heyman also added there’s a “99 percent” chance Jason Hammel is traded.
The Heat and Spurs may have been toasty, but some sports play under absolutely scorching temps.
Darius Paul had previously been suspended from the Illini after a run-in with police.
Creativity at its finest.
Kerry Wood was dispatched to see 18-year-old fireballer Tyler Kolek in Texas.
One of the team’s top prospects, Edwards has right shoulder discomfort.
The 50th annual ACM Awards will be held next year not in Las Vegas but in Texas. And now the Academy has announced that tickets for that event are already sold out.
Hanson struggled in 2013 after showing promise as a youngster in the big leagues.
Donnie Murphy is off to Texas, creating playing time at third base and second base.
The Chicago Wolves’ franchise-record 17-game home point streak came to an end Saturday night as Texas earned a 3-0 victory in front of 11,436 at Allstate Arena.
Defensive tackle Henry Melton is exploring all his options on the open market.