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Indiana, Illinois schools shut out of NCAA tournament while local players thrive at out-of-state programs

VALPARAISO | Long after the nets are cut down this evening at AT&T Stadium, Indiana and Illinois residents alike will continue to look back on the 2014 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament with great disdain.

April 06, 2014 5:45 pm
Genesis Center could get more use, but no guarantee of economic impact

Genesis Center could get more use, but no guarantee of economic impact

The civic center opened three decades ago around the time the much larger Allstate Arena did in Rosemont, but never packed in the same crowds. Taxpayer subsidies kept the lights on, and the facility broke even last year after expenses were slashed by 30 percent.

February 23, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Cubs still promising better days ahead

Cubs still promising better days ahead

CHICAGO | Chairman Tom Ricketts insisted there will be a day when results replace promises and headlines focus on victories for the Cubs.

January 19, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Slow starts again haunts Valparaiso men's hoops

Slow starts again haunts Valparaiso men's hoops

Valparaiso ended the nonconference portion of the schedule by displaying the same problem that has plagued the men's basketball team all season.

December 29, 2013 9:00 pm
Cutting sports a growing trend at major colleges

Cutting sports a growing trend at major colleges

The meeting was brief. A few minutes tops.

December 22, 2013 9:00 pm
Indiana breezes past Kennesaw State 90-66

Indiana breezes past Kennesaw State 90-66

BLOOMINGTON | Indiana coach Tom Crean got an idea of where his team stands entering Big Ten play, both good and bad.

December 22, 2013 5:00 pm
Purdue sneaks past West Virginia 73-70

Purdue sneaks past West Virginia 73-70

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. | His coach had called this an impactful game and Purdue's Terone Johnson helped get it for him.

December 22, 2013 4:45 pm

UFC books January return to Chicago

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND | For the third straight year, Chicago will be a crucial part of the Ultimate Fighting Championship's broadcast partnership with Fox.

October 28, 2013 9:00 pm

JOHN DOHERTY: Nice guys can finish first

Leo Durocher managed the Cubs from 1966-72. However, it was in 1948 while managing the Brooklyn Dodgers, he is credited with having said, “Nice guys finish last.”

September 09, 2013 6:15 pm
Auriemma looks for eighth national championship

Auriemma looks for eighth national championship

NEW ORLEANS | Geno Auriemma has never lost an NCAA championship game.

April 08, 2013 6:15 pm
Duke looking to pull off upset against Notre Dame

Duke looking to pull off upset against Notre Dame

NORFOLK, Va. | The best phrase Duke coach Joanne P. McCallie to describe doing the unexpected is "the tingle."

April 01, 2013 9:30 pm Photos

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No Florida Gulf Coasts: Top 4 seeds in East Region

No Florida Gulf Coasts: Top 4 seeds in East Region

WASHINGTON | Yelps of support and echoing applause greeted the voice booming over the loudspeakers Wednesday at the scheduled start of practice for the East Regional's fourth seed: "Coached by Jim Boeheim, please welcome the Syracuse Orange!"

March 27, 2013 9:30 pm
Crusaders take a day to relax after clinching NCAA tournament berth

Crusaders take a day to relax after clinching NCAA tournament berth

VALPARAISO | The lights were out, doors were locked and all was quiet at the Athletics-Recreation Center on Wednesday afternoon.

March 13, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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Elkins hopes finish of Carvalho elevates him in UFC

MONTREAL | Darren Elkins is close, and he knows it.

March 13, 2013 4:30 pm

NFL INSIDER: Bears in do-or-die territory

It's the time of year when the men are separated from the boys in the NFL.

December 06, 2012 6:00 pm
Irish must find a QB to make Kelly's offense go

Irish must find a QB to make Kelly's offense go

SOUTH BEND | Brian Kelly steps into his third season at Notre Dame looking for a quarterback who can run his spread offense. Sure sounds familiar.

August 13, 2012 7:00 pm
Much to replace for US basketball team to top '08

Much to replace for US basketball team to top '08

LAS VEGAS | They lost Dwyane Wade but gained Kevin Durant. Dwight Howard's size has given way to Russell Westbrook's speed.

July 06, 2012 10:00 pm

Next step on path to playoff: Presidents chime in

NEW YORK | The only things standing in the way of a major college football playoff are 12 university presidents.

June 25, 2012 10:00 pm
Texans rout Manning-less Colts

Texans rout Manning-less Colts

HOUSTON | Hey, Peyton Manning. If there was ever a doubt about what you mean to Indianapolis, there isn't anymore.

September 11, 2011 10:00 pm Photos

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Alabama software firm opens M'ville office

An Alabama-based software company has opened an office at the Purdue Research Park of Northwest Indiana in Merrillville.

August 31, 2011 4:00 pm
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