WRHL Sports http://www.wrhl.net/Sports 20 Latest Sports Articles 2014-07-31T08:43:41Z Thursday Local Sports NIU Football DeKALB, Ill. – Huskie Football SchedulePalooza continued Wednesday with NIU Associate Vice-President and Director of Athletics Sean T. Frazier announcing that Northern Illinois University and BYU will meet in a home-and-home footb... Jeff Leon 2014-07-31T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=137741 Detroit a 7-2 winner over the White Sox Nick Castellanos hit a three-run homer to cap a six-run first inning and knocked in four to guide the Tigers to a 7-2 win over the White Sox at Comerica Park. Torii Hunter went 3-for-4 with a pair of runs and an RBI for Detroit, which snapped a four-... Jeff Leon 2014-07-31T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=137739 Cubs lose in 10 innings Brandon Barnes singled in the go-ahead run in the top of the tenth as the Rockies got by the Cubs 6-4 at Wrigley Field. Drew Stubbs added a run by scoring on a wild pitch as Colorado stopped a three-game slide. Charlie Blackmon and Michael McKenry ea... Jeff Leon 2014-07-31T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=137738 Long returns to the practise field for the Bears The Bears say second-year guard Kyle Long has been cleared by doctors to begin conditioning. Long contracted a viral infection early last week and has not practiced in training camp. Coach Marc Trestman says Long could be in pads by Saturday night's ... Jeff Leon 2014-07-31T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=137737 Cubs play longest game ever at Wrigley Field Starlin Castro drove in the winning run in the bottom of the 16th inning as the Cubs clipped the Rockies 4-3 in the longest game ever in the 100-year history of Wrigley Field. The contest lasted six hours and 27 minutes, surpassing the previous recor... Jeff Leon 2014-07-30T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=137610 White Sox beat the Tigers 11-4 Jose Abreu hit a two-run homer during a seven-run seventh inning and drove in four runs total as the White Sox trounced the Tigers 11-4 in the opener of a three-game set at Comerica Park. It's Abreu's Major League-leading 31st long ball of the year. ... Jeff Leon 2014-07-30T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=137580 Bears return to the practise field today After a day off yesterday, the Bears get back to work this morning in Bourbonnais. The team will practice starting at 9:00 a.m. from Olivet Nazarene University. It's "Ladies Day" at training camp. The Bears open the preseason a week from Friday at ho... Jeff Leon 2014-07-30T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=137576 NIU to play San Diego State in Football The Northern Illinois University Huskies will take on San Diego State in a home-and-home football series in 2016 and 2017, NIU Associate Vice-President and Director of Athletics Sean T. Frazier announced Tuesday on the first day of Huskie Football &l... 2014-07-30T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=137575 White Sox continue road trip tonight in Detroit The White Sox open up a three-game series with the Tigers tonight at Comerica Park in Detroit. Chicago sends Jose Quintana to the mound. He's 5-and-7 with a 3.15 ERA. Detroit counters with Anibal Sanchez, who is 7-and-4 with a 3.45 ERA. First pitch i... Jeff Leon 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=137433 Cubs beat Rockies 4-1 Tsuyoshi Wada  tossed seven innings of one-run ball to lead the Cubs in a 4-1 victory over the Rockies at Wrigley Field. Wada picked up his first career victory while Hector Rondon notched his 13th save and Anthony Rizzo drove in two. Emilio Bon... Jeff Leon 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=137432 Rose back on the court practising for Team USA Bulls guard Derrick Rose took the practice court yesterday in Las Vegas to work out with Team USA. Rose says he's looking forward to proving his doubters wrong as he attempts to come back from a second knee injury. Rose has played in just ten games o... Jeff Leon 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=137431 Bears take the day off today at training camp The Bears resumed training camp practices yesterday in Bourbonnais. A number of players sat out including wide receivers Alshon Jeffery and Terrence Toliver and safeties Chris Conte and Craig Steltz. The team has a scheduled off day today and will re... Jeff Leon 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=137430 Brennan gets 1st coaching position in golf RTHS Grad Thomas Brennan was recently named the new Head Men's and Women's Golf Coach at Hannibal-LaGrange College in Missouri. Brennan graduated from the college this past spring after playing 2 years in their golf program. He also played 2 seasons... Jeff Leon 2014-07-28T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=137297 Brennan gets 1st coaching position in golf RTHS Grad Thomas Brennan was recently named the new Head Men's and Women's Golf Coach at Hannibal-LaGrange College in Missouri. Brennan graduated from the college this past spring after playing 2 years in their golf program. He also played 2 seasons... Jeff Leon 2014-07-28T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=137284 Rochelle Junior Tackle Football season begins today The season begins today for the Rochelle Junior Tackle Football Program with their 1st day of practise. RJT uses the Helms Athletic Complex for their practises. They also use the stadium for home games. The 1st game of the season will be on Saturda... Jeff Leon 2014-07-28T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=137283 Twins beat the White Sox 4-3 Scott Carroll pitched six innings of one-run ball but the White Sox were edged 4-3 by the Twins yesterday in Minnesota. Ronald Belisario took the loss while Adrian Nieto hit a solo homer. Chicago failed to cap the four-game sweep. The Sox have tonigh... Jeff Leon 2014-07-28T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=137282 Cardinals shutout the Cubs 1-0 Matt Holliday's first-inning homer was all Adam Wainwright needed as the Cardinals blanked the Cubs 1-0 at Wrigley Field. Wainwright improved to 13-and-5 after seven shutout innings and Trevor Rosenthal notched his 32nd save. St. Louis has won two st... Jeff Leon 2014-07-28T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=137281 White Sox win 3rd straight game Chris Sale struck out 12 over eight shutout innings as the White Sox blanked the Twins 7-0 at Target Field. Sale improved to 10-and-1 while allowing five hits and two walks. Alexei Ramirez hit a two-run homer while Conor Gillaspie went 3-for-4 with t... Jeff Leon 2014-07-27T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=137161 Cardinals beat Cubs 6-3 Matt Adams drove in four to help the Cardinals to a 6-3 win over the Cubs at Wrigley Field. A.J. Pierzynski went 3-for-4 with an RBI in his debut with St. Louis, which stopped a four-game slide. Shelby Miller allowed two runs over five-and-two-thirds... Jeff Leon 2014-07-27T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=137158 Thomas and Maddux go into Baseball's Hall of Fame today The 2014 class is set to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame today. Pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, first baseman Frank Thomas, and managers Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox and Joe Torre  make up this year's class. Sunday's ceremo... Jeff Leon 2014-07-26T05:00:00Z http://www.wrhl.net/sports/details.cfm?clientid=31&id=137060