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Paul, Adams Lead No. 10 Illini Over E Kentucky

Posted: 12/16/2012 - CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Brandon Paul scored 17 points, Tracy Adams added 13 and No. 10 Illinois pulled away late to remain unbeaten with a 66-53 victory over Eastern Kentucky on Sunday night.

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Sixty Year Old Woman Swims One Million Yards

Updated: 12/13/2012 - Every four years at the olympics swimming takes center stage and we hear about how it is an endurance sport...Nancy Blomquist takes that to a whole new level...

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Peterson, Defense Lead Vikings Over Bears 21-14

Posted: 12/09/2012 - MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Adrian Peterson rushed for 154 yards and two touchdowns and Harrison Smith returned an interception for a score to lead the Minnesota Vikings to a 21-14 victory over the free-falling Chicago Bears on Sunday.

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Rod Carey Named NIU Football Head Coach

Posted: 12/02/2012 - DEKALB, Ill. – Rod Carey, who has spent the last two seasons on the coaching staff of the most successful teams ever at Northern Illinois University, was introduced to the team Sunday afternoon as the 22nd head football coach in school history. NIU Associate Vice President and Director of Athletics Jeff Compher announced the promotion of the 42-year old Carey, who served as NIU’s offensive coordinator during the 2012 season.

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NIU To Play In Orange Bowl

Posted: 12/02/2012 - DeKALB, Ill. – The 12-1 Mid-American Conference Champion Northern Illinois University football team will meet ACC Champion Florida State in the 2013 Discover Orange Bowl at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, Fla. as the Huskies will cap a historic season with the first Bowl Championship Series bowl appearance in school and MAC history.

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Rice TD Gives Seahawks 23-17 OT Win Over Bears

Posted: 12/02/2012 - CHICAGO (AP) -- Russell Wilson connected with Sidney Rice on a 13-yard touchdown with 7:33 left in overtime to lift the Seattle Seahawks to a wild 23-17 victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday.

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2 Burnett INTs Key Green Bay's 23-14 Win

Posted: 12/02/2012 - GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- James Starks had Green Bay's first rushing touchdown in almost two months, Morgan Burnett picked off Christian Ponder twice and the Packers overcame a monster day by Adrian Peterson for a 23-14 victory Sunday over the Minnesota Vikings.

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AP Source: Fujikawa, Cubs Reach 2-year Deal

Posted: 12/01/2012 - CHICAGO (AP) -- A person familiar with the deal says Japanese closer Kyuji Fujikawa and the Chicago Cubs have agreed to a two-year contract for $9.5 million.

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Dave Doeren Leaves NIU

Posted: 12/01/2012 - Takes N.C. State Head Coaching Job After Two Seasons, Two Titles, at NIU

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N. Illinois Wins MAC In Double OT Over Kent St

Posted: 11/30/2012 - DETROIT (AP) -- Jordan Lynch ran for three touchdowns, including a 2-yarder in the second overtime, and Demetrius Stone's interception in the end zone gave No. 19 Northern Illinois a 44-37 victory over No. 18 Kent State in a stirring Mid-American Conference championship game Friday night.

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Area Youth Hockey Players Receive Free Equipment

Posted: 11/29/2012 - Rockford's MinorHawks Youth Hockey League players will receive hockey gear valued at $3,580 provided through grant funds from the Amateur Hockey Association Illinois, Inc. (AHAI) under the auspices of USA Hockey’s “One Goal” hockey program that is supported by the Chicago Blackhawks.

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Cutler Sharp As Bears Beat Vikings, 28-10

Posted: 11/25/2012 - CHICAGO (AP) -- Jay Cutler threw for 188 yards and a touchdown after missing a game because of a concussion, and the Chicago Bears broke it open early in a 28-10 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.

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Holiday Hoops Tournament Action

Posted: 11/24/2012 - The Stateline's best boys and girls teams compete in round robin tournaments around the area.

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Northwestern Routs Illinois 50-14

Posted: 11/24/2012 - EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- Venric Mark rushed for 127 yards and a touchdown as Northwestern improved its chances for a berth in a New Year's Day bowl game, beating Illinois 50-14 on Saturday.

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Penn State Beats Wisconsin 24-21 in OT

Posted: 11/24/2012 - STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Sam Ficken hit a 37-yard field goal in overtime, and Wisconsin's Kyle French attempt from 45 yards went wide left to seal Penn State's 24-21 win Saturday in an emotional season finale in Happy Valley.

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Holiday Sports Drive

Updated: 07/11/2013 - ESPN 1380, WIFR-TV, and the Rockford IceHogs are giving back this holiday season. The organizations have organized a youth sporting goods drive to benefit the Stateline Boys & Girls Clubs of Beloit and South Beloit.

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