Some 21,000 people registered to take part in the Illinois Marathon in Champaign-Urbana over the weekend, and the recent Boston Marathon bombings were clearly on the minds of many of the runners.
Naperville’s Nick Hird won the 5th annual Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon on Saturday morning.
Organizers of the Illinois Marathon say they are still short by about 100 volunteers for this weekend’s events in Champaign-Urbana.
A member of the University of Illinois' track and road racing team is gearing up to race again after competiitng in the Boston Marathon.
A University of Illinois history professor says a new film does a good job of providing the back story of major league baseball’s first African-American player.
Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts says a $500 million deal with the city of Chicago to renovate the nearly century-old Wrigley Field is a milestone.
Rick Pitino capped the greatest week of his life with the prize he wanted most of all. Luke Hancock produced another huge game off the bench, scoring 22 points, and Pitino became the first coach to win national titles at two schools when relentless Louisville rallied to beat Michigan 82-76 in the NCAA championship game Monday night.
After a season of uncertainty, there's a clear favorite heading to the Final Four.
St. Louis soccer fans rejoice - you'll get a chance to see a storied rivalry right here in the city.
Northwestern hired longtime Duke assistant Chris Collins on Tuesday night to replace the fired Bill Carmody, hoping he can finally lead the Wildcats to the NCAA tournament and into the upper echelon of the Big Ten.