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Chicago Marathon canceled due to coronavirus concerns

CHICAGO- Monday, July 13, event organizers and the City of Chicago announced the decision to cancel the 2020 Bank of America Chicago Marathon and all race weekend activities in response to the coronavirus pandemic. In regard to the…

2020 State Street Mile canceled due to coronavirus

ROCKFORD – Due to the health risks caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and per the guidelines from the Winnebago County Health Department and state and local governments, the 2020 SwedishAmerican State Street Mile, scheduled for Aug. 5, has…

Big Ten to play conference-only fall schedule

ROSEMONT, Ill. - One of college athletics' major conferences is dramatically altering its 2020 fall schedule amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Big Ten announced Thursday that fall sports, including football, will only play conference games…

Play ball! Tournaments return to Rockford

ROCKFORD - Rockford will be home to eight tournaments in July and August, event expected to have a $2.1 million economic impact on the region, the Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau announced Thursday. July 10-12, the…

Rockford IceHogs announce 2019-2020 team awards

Staff Report ROCKFORD - The Rockford IceHogs announced Wednesday the recipients of the organization’s annual tam awards for the 2019-20 season. Most Valuable Player & Rookie of the Year: Brandon Hagel After sample of professional…

AHL suspends season amid COVID-19 outbreak

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - With the health and safety of our players, officials, staff and fans of primary importance, the American Hockey League has announced the suspension of play until further notice, effective immediately, due to concerns…