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OVC Baseball | Jacksonville State wins OVC championship over Morehead State

MARION — Could Jacksonville State be this year’s Tennessee Tech, the team that comes out of the Ohio Valley Conference to make a major spla… Read more

SIU Track | Branch Advances on day two of west prelims

The Southern Illinois University track and field team completed the second day of competition at the 2019 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field West… Read more

SIU's season ends with 4-1 loss in MVC Tournament

NORMAL — The Southern Illinois baseball program's season came to an end with a 4-1 loss to Indiana State in the MVC Tournament on Friday af… Read more

Recent photos

Videos: From heartbreak to champions, Virginia players, coach react to title

Check out these videos breaking down the latest news and action in sports, including reaction to Virginia's win over Texas Tech in Monday's… Read more

Photos: Elation for NCAA champ Virginia after thrilling win over Texas Tech

The only top seed to fall to a No. 16 in the history of the NCAA Tournament is now the only team to come back from such a loss and win a ch… Read more

Videos: Virginia-Texas Tech looks like defensive struggle: Breaking down the latest in sports

Check out these videos breaking down the latest news and action in sports, including a look at what is expected to be a defensive-oriented … Read more

Photos: Virginia edges Auburn in wild finish, Texas Tech shuts down Michigan State in Final Four

The college basketball season will end Monday night with two defensive-minded teams battling to become a first-time champion. Read more

Most popular sports stories this week

Prep, College & Pro Sports

Winkeler: State title built on Alongi's grit

If they ever make another remake of “True Grit” the producers need to consider Gabby Alongi for the title role. Read more

Varsity Softball

Prep Softball | Massac County, Carbondale advance to regional final

CARBONDALE — Marion softball coach Joy Neal compared the shocking end of her team’s season to March Madness. Read more

Prep, College & Pro Sports

Guthman’s 2-hit gem advances Murphysboro in regional

MURPHYSBORO — Senior right-hander Corbin Guthman saved his best for the postseason, tossing his first complete game to beat Massac County 3… Read more

Saluki Basketball

There's a new era of sideline scrutiny for college basketball coaches. So where's the line between motivation and mistreatment?

The scene was played over and over. It became a trending topic on social media and a hot take on sports talk shows. During a first-round victory against Bradley in the NCAA Tournament, Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo marched onto the court during a timeout, reached for forward Aaron Henry's wrist for a moment and repeatedly pointed at him while yelling. In the huddle, Izzo hopped up ... Read more


SIU Baseball | Salukis beat Bradley 7-4 to stay alive at MVC tournament

NORMAL — The SIU baseball team knocked out Mitch Janssen in the fifth inning and beat Bradley for the first time this season Tuesday night … Read more


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