The NFL is returning to practice fields this week with the Packers reporting to training camp Monday and the Colts following suit Tuesday, the first teams to get underway in a season with opportunities for new stars to emerge.
And on the seventh day, John Oliver had his say. The British comedian, star of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight,” was silent during last week’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland because he was on hiatus and because his is a weekly show.
The White Sox won a suspended game. One pitcher won twice. One pitcher was suspended. A strange Saturday night spilled into an unusual Sunday afternoon at U.S. Cellular Field. The White Sox took Saturday's suspended game, which was halted three times Saturday thanks to rain, 4-3 against the Tigers...
A Dallas Cowboys bus collided with another vehicle on a highway in northwestern Arizona, and authorities say at least one person was killed. Team spokesman Rich Dalrymple confirmed a Cowboys bus was one of two vehicles involved in a crash Sunday afternoon on U.S.
After earning a victory Sunday afternoon in the completion of Saturday’s suspended game, White Sox closer David Robertson watched his season total of home runs allowed double to six in the ninth inning against the Tigers.
Portions of the CTA’s Red Line, Blue, and Brown Line service have been temporarily suspended because of debris, including a tree, that fell onto the tracks during Sunday night's storm, according to the transit agency.
A top official with Hillary Clinton's campaign on Sunday accused the Russian government of orchestrating the release of damaging Democratic Party records to help the campaign of Republican Donald Trump - and some cyber security experts agree.
A 27-year-old man was shot multiple times Sunday afternoon in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. It happened about 2:20 p.m. in the 1800 block of West 48th Street, according to Officer Thomas Sweeney, a spokesman for Chicago police.
A 53-year-old man appeared in court Sunday afternoon, accused of growing 26 cannabis plants in his Andersonville home, police said. Cook County Judge Donald Panarese Jr. set bail Sunday at $10,000 for Michael Guiragossian, of the 1400 block of West Gregory Street.
Verizon has agreed to buy online portal Yahoo Inc. for roughly $5 billion, according to multiple media reports, each citing a single unnamed source. The deal is expected to be announced formally on Monday before markets open, the reports said.
Clubhouse attendants are common in baseball. They often run errands and do other favors for players, who in turn often tip them for their help. Acccording to Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, the White Sox failed to do that during a recent road trip to Seattle because the team disagreed with the Mariners’...
She had already made it through one last night alone under the freeway bridge, through the vomiting and shakes of withdrawal, through cravings so intense she'd scraped a bathroom floor searching for leftover traces of heroin.
Why? Why? That is what we all asked Sunday and what we'll be wondering Monday at Big Ten media days and beyond. Two young lives were lost early Sunday morning when a car accident in Wisconsin claimed Nebraska senior punter Sam Foltz and Mike Sadler, a standout punter and scholar who completed his...
Faith Ekakitie, a defensive end for the University of Iowa who graduated from Lake Forest Academy, described in harrowing detail an encounter he had with police as he played Pokémon Go in an Iowa City park last week.
The face of the White Sox franchise with a temper as nasty as his slider, Chris Sale overreacted Saturday when he slashed throwback uniforms he didn't feel comfortable wearing. Being a cut above the rest of American League pitchers still doesn't give the left-handed ace of the Sox staff the right...
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for northeastern Cook County until 10:30 p.m. Thunderstorms producing one to two inches of heavy rain are expected in the area Sunday evening, and may cause quick runoff and flash flooding, as the area received two to as much as three...
Government air raids struck at least five medical facilities in the northern province of Aleppo, where violence has intensified in recent weeks amid a siege by government forces, Syrian opposition activists said Sunday.
Police are warning the public after a man who may be targeting his victims used a machete to cut a woman several times, seriously injuring her early Sunday in the Logan Square neighborhood.
Staring out at their families and tens of thousands of fans who hung on every word, Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza were inducted Sunday into the Baseball Hall of Fame in a ceremony tinged with tears all around.
On the heels of a tumultuous Republican convention, Hillary Clinton hopes her gathering in Philadelphia will show off a forward-looking Democratic Party united behind her steady leadership. But to do that, she must overcome lingering bitterness among supporters of defeated rival Bernie Sanders...
Cristie Kerr danced as she stepped to the first tee Sunday, raising her finger to signify "No. 1" while a DJ mixed songs that included AC/DC's "Thunderstruck." Two young girls joined her, one holding an American flag.
A top ally of Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner abruptly resigned from the Illinois House on Sunday, citing “cyber security issues” that also prompted him to delete his social media accounts.
MILWAUKEE — Joe Nathan admitted to more nerves than he would have liked Sunday when making his Cubs debut."It was opening day for me," said the 41-year-old Nathan, making a comeback from his second Tommy John surgery.
The Cubs' pursuit of flame-throwing left-hander Aroldis Chapman has reached the critical stage. Gleyber Torres, 19, the Cubs' top infield prospect, was scratched from his game with Class A Myrtle Beach on Sunday.
In the months since parishioners of St. Thaddeus Catholic Church were informed that the Archdiocese of Chicago had plans to close their place of worship, the members have turned to prayer and an online petition in hopes of keeping the doors of the historic church open.
Chris Sale received a slap on the wrist from general manager Rick Hahn on Sunday after becoming the first player in White Sox history suspended for destroying uniforms. Sale's five-game suspension means he'll miss only one start, a nice little rest for the face of the organization and fan favorite....
Police in the southern German city of Ansbach say a man was killed when an explosive device he was believed to be carrying went off near an open-air music festival, injuring 10 people.
Donald Trump this weekend defended longtime friend Roger Ailes, the ousted chief executive of Fox News who is accused of sexually harassing at least two dozen women. Trump also questioned the motives of some of the women.
I am terrified of Donald Trump's America. If the angry, mistrustful, bigoted and hopeless scenario he laid out for us during his weeklong infomercial in Cleveland were true, it is clear he's not the one who can fix it.
Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler have died in a car crash in Wisconsin after working at a kicking clinic, a sheriff's department official said Sunday.