SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) –Documents show Illinois has a nearly $130,000 contract with a Chicago engineering firm to evaluate the closed, taxpayer-owned Eagle Creek Resort on Lake Shelbyville.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs say they will seek permission to work longer hours on renovations at Wrigley Field, but not to work 24 hours a day.
CHICAGO (AP) — A public visitation will be held Friday for late Chicago White Sox star Minnie Minoso.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois basketball coach John Groce (GROHS) has his hands full trying to coax his team into the NCAA Tournament over the next couple of weeks. But his priorities could change in the next few days.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois has offered students more than 4,000 free tickets for its final home game Wednesday against Nebraska.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The University of Arkansas baseball team scored in four of the first five innings on the way to a 7-0 win over Eastern Illinois and a sweep of the three-game series in Fayetteville.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Aaron Armstead scored 17 points, including four of five from 3-point range, to help lead Northern Illinois past Western Michigan 65-63 on Tuesday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Jay Harris, who scored 23 points, drained a 3-pointer with 1:13 to play, bringing sixth-seeded Illinois-Chicago all the way back from a 19-point halftime deficit to defeat No. 7 seed Wright State 60-57 on Tuesday night.
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Tre Demps hit tying 3-pointers at the end of regulation and the first OT, Alex Olah scored 25 and Northwestern beat Michigan 82-78 in double overtime Tuesday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Nikola Mirotic scored 23 points to lead the short-handed Chicago Bulls to a 97-92 win Tuesday over the Washington Wizards.