• Illinois running back Ke'Shawn Vaughn (5) runs the ball during the first quarter of an NCAA football game against Nebraska Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill.  (AP Photo/Bradley Leeb)

    Cubit doubts Illini’s Ferguson will play at No. 22 Iowa

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Interim Illinois coach Bill Cubit says he doubts injured running back Josh Ferguson will be able to play Saturday against No. 22 Iowa.

  • Big Ten officials say mistake cost Illinois a down

    ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — The Big Ten officials’ organization says a third-quarter officiating mistake cost Illinois a down in its 14-13 win Saturday over Nebraska.

  • This Jan. 8, 2013 file photo shows Chicago Police Commander Glenn Evans at a CAPS program event in Chicago. Evans, has been charged with shoving a gun down a man's throat and faces a trial scheduled for December. Evans has been the focus of dozens of excessive-force complaints and cost the city more than $225,000 in legal settlements. including an award for valor he received after throwing himself in front of bullets to save a fellow officer. (AP Photo/Sun-Times Media, Brian Jackson)  MANDATORY CREDIT, MAGS OUT, NO SALES

    Chicago police commander to go on trial for tough tactics

    CHICAGO (AP) — When a West Side neighborhood decayed into a deadly shooting gallery, the Chicago police chief said he was sending his “best guy” into the fray to turn back the drug- and gang-fueled violence.

  • Chicago White Sox starter Chris Sale delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers Friday, Oct. 2, 2015 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

    White Sox move on after disappointing season

    CHICAGO (AP) — David Robertson came to the Chicago White Sox with an eye on closing meaningful games in October, and he can still see it happening.

  • MLB: Chicago Cubs Kris Bryant jersey is top seller

    CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant hasn’t played a single game in the postseason but already he’s a winner.

  • Detroit Tigers starter Daniel Norris (44), delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

    Norris leads Tigers to 6-0 win over White Sox

    CHICAGO (AP) — Daniel Norris pitched one-hit ball for five innings and Tyler Collins had a bases-clearing triple as the Detroit Tigers finished their first-to-worst tumble in the AL Central with a 6-0 win over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.

  • Chicago Bears free safety Adrian Amos (38) tackles Oakland Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree (15) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Cutler, Gould leads Bears over Raiders 22-20

    CHICAGO (AP) — Jay Cutler and Robbie Gould brought coach John Fox his first win in Chicago just in time.

  • Nonprofit continues fight against Lucas Museum in Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) — A nonprofit group has filed an updated complaint in federal court as part of its efforts to keep filmmaker George Lucas from building a museum along Lake Michigan in Chicago.

  • Chicago White Sox center fielder Adam Eaton (1) misses a two-run home run hit by Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

    White Sox edge Tigers 4-3

    CHICAGO (AP) — Leury Garcia singled home the winning run in the ninth as the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Saturday and avoided finishing last in the AL Central.

  • Illinois wide receiver Geronimo Allison (8) celebrates his touchdown in the closing seconds of the fourth quarter to tie the game against Nebraska during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill.  Illinois won 14-13. (AP Photo/Bradley Leeb)

    Late Allison TD delivers Illinois win over Nebraska, 14-13

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Nebraska left a wet, windy field at Illinois with a familiar feeling Saturday, and it wasn’t a good one.