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A Lazor’s precision: Bears’ Lazor must overcome history

By: Robert Zeglinski Contributor Coaching dynamics in the NFL are straightforward. They can be boiled down to a few succinct paths. There are first, of course, the nepotists, with regular rewards for their children (often not based…

IceHogs still in playoff position despite 3-game skid

By Jim Hagerty Reporter ROCKFORD - The Rockford IceHogs hit the halfway point o the 2019-2020 season this week and were in are sitting in for fourth place in the Central Division. "We're sticking together," coach Derek King said of…

Another brother: IceHogs sign Peter Quenneville to PTO

Staff Report ROCKFORD - The Rockford IceHogs announced Monday that they have singed forward Peter Quenneville to a professional tryout agreement and released forward Josh Winquist. Quenneville, 25, leads the Rapid City Rush of the…

Hockey: Quenneville reassigned to IceHogs

Staff Report ROCKFORD - Forward John Quenneville has been reassigned to the Rockford IceHogs, the Chicago Blackhawks reported Sunday. Quenneville, 23, appeared in nine games with the Blackhawks after being recalled on Dec. 22. The…

IceHogs fall to Ads, still safe in standings

Staff  Report MILWAUKEE - With 6:51 remaining in regulation and the IceHogs down 1-0, Milwaukee broke in on a 2-on-0 rush. Delia followed a back-door pass across the crease and sprawled to blocker away the Admirals' scoring chance.…

IceHogs ‘rebuild’, seek first win of 2020

By Jim Hagerty Reporter ROCKFORD - It seems like late September around the BMO Harris Bank Center these days. That's because between NHL call-ups and injuries, the Rockford IceHogs are now building their roster, something teams do at…

Dallas Cowboys to hire Mike McCarthy as new head coach

By Schuyler Dixon AP Pro Football Writer The Dallas Cowboys didn't take long to settle on Mike McCarthy as their coach after waiting a week to announce they were moving on from Jason Garrett. McCarthy, who won a Super Bowl at the…

Kevin Lankinen to represent Rockford in AHL All-Star Classic

Staff Report ROCKFORD - Goaltender Kevin Lankinen has been selected to representative the Rockford IceHogs at the 2020 AHL All-Star Classic in Ontario, California, later this month, the club announced Friday. Lankinen, 24, is in his…

IceHogs drop fourth straight game

Staff Report WINNIPEG, Manitoba - Brandon Hagel, Nicolas Beaudin and Anton Wedin each scored for the Rockford IceHogs in a wild comeback affair, but the Manitoba Moose ultimately pulled away with the 4-3 victory at Bell MTS Place here…

A needle in the Bears’ depressing stack: Allen Robinson

By: Robert Zeglinski Contributor Professionalism is difficult in dire straits. When everyone and everything around you is preoccupied with falling apart, when desolation has had its say, having the temerity to maintain a smile, to…

Bears escape 2019 season with 8-8 record

By Dave Campbell AP Pro Football Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Already sunk by midseason, the Chicago Bears were happy to wrap up a frustrating year with a late-game push for the win. As far as feeling good for the Minnesota Vikings,…

Four teams in tight race for NIC-10 boys basketball title

Staff Report ROCKFORD - Four Rockford Public Schools boys basketball programs will begin 2020 in a tight race for to the top of the NIC-10 Conference. The fact that Guilford (4-2) and Jefferson (4-2) are competing for conference…

Count to 10. The Mahomes nightmare remains

By Robert Zeglinski Contributor Patrick Mahomes knew what he was doing. He will deny it to the end in public circles. He may keep it as a valuable secret he only shares and laughs over with his closest family and friends; the key to the…

Mahomes, Chiefs handle hapless Bears

By Andrew Seligman AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Mahomes outplayed Mitchell Trubisky, throwing for two touchdowns and running for another score, and the Kansas City Chiefs beat the Chicago Bears 26-3 Sunday night to stay in…