When goose hunter Neal Brooks says you’re in for a cold, early morning, he means every word of it. For hunters and sportsmen like Brooks, the relationship to guns and shooting is often part family tradition, part politics and part fun.
Jerry Buss, the Los Angeles Lakers' playboy owner who shepherded the NBA franchise to 10 championships from the '80s Showtime dynasty to the Kobe Bryant era, died Monday, his assistant said.
D.J. Richardson scored 18 points to lead Illinois to a 62-41 victory over Northwestern on Sunday night.
A South African TV channel has defended its decision to air a reality show featuring Reeva Steenkamp, the girlfriend of athlete Oscar Pistorius, who is accused of her murder.
Tim Simpson was one of the Fighting Illini’s top offensive linemen back in the late 1980s and early ’90s. He went on to play with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Stan Musial already has a statue in St. Louis named after him.
Stan Musial, one of baseball's greatest hitters and a Hall of Famer with the St. Louis Cardinals for more than two decades, died Saturday. He was 92.
Congressman Rodney Davis has given a shout-out to Taylorville High School basketball coach Carey McVickers on the floor of the U.S. House.
A long-time fixture at Busch Stadium has died. Organist Ernie Hays passed away Wednesday night at the age of 77.
Chicago Bulls Coach Tim Thibodeau says his team simply dug a hole it couldn’t recover from.