Mike Kudla, a star defensive end who played on Ohio State's 2002 national championship team, has died. He was 34.
by: Associated Press — Chicago Tribune 13 Jul
The University of Louisville is removing Papa John's from its football stadium's name after a report the pizza chain's founder used a racial slur.
by: Chicago Tribune staff — Chicago Tribune 11 Jul
In a statement posted on his Twitter account, recruit TJ Sheffield said wide receivers coach Del Alexander called him Wednesday to inform him “that Notre Dame was not going to honor my commitment due to a change of plans.”
by: Associated Press — Chicago Tribune 11 Jul
Defending champion Roger Federer has been knocked out of Wimbledon after wasting a match point during a 2-6, 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-4, 13-11 defeat to Kevin Anderson of South Africa.
by: Associated Press — Chicago Tribune 10 Jul
Former USC head football coach Steve Sarkisian has lost a $30 million lawsuit that claimed he was improperly fired by the school instead of being allowed to seek treatment for alcoholism.
Phillips TE Jahleel Billingsley becomes first local player to commit to Alabama in at least 20 years
by: Will Larkin — Chicago Tribune 7 Jul
Phillips tight end Jahleel Billingsley committed to Alabama on Friday evening, and if he follows through and signs he will become the first player from Illinois to sign with the Crimson Tide in at least 20 years.
by: LaMond Pope — Chicago Tribune 6 Jul
Notre Dame added its second wide receiver in three days to its 2019 recruiting class when four-star prospect TJ Sheffield from Tennessee orally committed to the Irish on Friday.
by: Associated Press — Chicago Tribune 4 Jul
U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan says he never knew of sexual abuse by a now-dead doctor who examined wrestlers Jordan helped coach decades ago at Ohio State University.
by: LaMond Pope — Chicago Tribune 4 Jul
Cam Hart became the first wide receiver in Notre Dame’s 2019 recruiting class after orally committing Wednesday.
by: Andrew Welsh-Huggins — Chicago Tribune 3 Jul
Two former wrestlers at Ohio State University say Rep. Jim Jordan, assistant coach at the time, isn't being truthful when he says he wasn't aware of allegations that a team doctor was abusing athletes.
by: Shannon Ryan — Chicago Tribune 3 Jul
Phillips wide receiver Fabian McCray and Washington transfer Camilo Eifler, a linebacker, announced their commitments to Illinois.
by: Videolicious - Chicago Tribune — Chicago Tribune 2 Jul
Northwestern quarterback Clayton Thorson discusses his recent marriage and offers an update on his recovery from a torn ACL. (Teddy Greenstein/Chicago Tribune)