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    How suburban rowers find solace, self-esteem on Chicago River

    Members of the New Trier Masters rowing club practice on the Chicago River channel in Skokie. The group features women from the ages of 36-73 putting their body, mind and soul into the sport.

    May 28, 2016 7:34 AM

    Meet the New Trier Masters rowing club, a tight-knit group of suburban women who solace in the surprising quiet of the Chicago River, and self esteem in the realization that they are conquering the many ways the river physically challenges them. It's not just the compeition that drives them. They love staying fit and being a part of a team, even well into their 60s and 70s.


    Police: Pelicans guard Dejean-Jones fatally shot in Dallas

    FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2015, file photo, New Orleans Pelicans' Bryce Dejean-Jones (31) drives the ball around the defense of Indiana Pacers' Rodney Stuckey (2) during the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game in Indianapolis. Police say Saturday, May 28, 2016, Dejean-Jones was fatally shot after breaking down the door to a Dallas apartment. Sr. Cpl. DeMarquis Black said in a statement that officers were called early Saturday morning and found the 23-year-old player collapsed in an outdoor passageway. He was taken to a hospital where he died. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler, File)

    May 28, 2016 2:53 PM

    Police: New Orleans Pelicans guard Bryce Dejean-Jones fatally shot after breaking down door to Dallas apartment


    8 Russian athletes test positive in 2012 doping retests

    Russia's Sports Minister Vilaty Mutko gestures as he answers a journalist's questions, after their press tour of its anti doping laboratory in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, May 24, 2016. The Russians have been accused of state-sponsored doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, and the IOC has asked WADA to carry out a full-fledged investigation and plans to retest Sochi samples. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

    May 28, 2016 10:13 AM

    Russia's Olympic Committee says eight of the country's athletes have registered positive in doping retests for the 2012 London Games


    Chicago Bears agree to terms with top draft pick Floyd

    Chicago Bears rookie linebacker Leonard Floyd (94) warms up with teammates during the team’s NFL rookie camp football practice at Halas Hall Friday, May 13, 2016, in Lake Forest, Ill.

    May 27, 2016 5:52 PM

    With Friday’s signing of first-round linebacker Leonard Floyd to a four-year contract with a fifth-year option, the Bears have agreed to terms with eight of their nine draft picks.


    Young soccer players converge on Northwest suburbs

    Lions SC U10 player Zach Abraham, defender, reacts after scoring a goal against the Chicago CSA Barcelona at the Grove United Memorial Day Shootout soccer tournament Friday in Schaumburg.

    May 27, 2016 11:45 PM

    Nearly 600 youth soccer teams are converging on the Northwest suburbs this weekend for the massive Grove United tournament, which opened Friday night despite some rain.


    Arlington and Hawthorne selections for Saturday’s races

    May 28, 2016 6:00 AM

    Here is today’s link to Daily Herald thoroughbred racing handicapper Joe Kristufek’s selections for Arlington International Racecourse on Saturday. Joe Mazzone’s selections for harness racing at Hawthorne Racecourse are also included here.


    'For the moment,' Djokovic plans to compete at Rio Olympics

    Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns in the third round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Britain’s Aljaz Bedene at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Saturday, May 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

    May 28, 2016 2:57 PM

    Top-ranked tennis player Novak Djokovic says canceling the Olympics "is unthinkable" and, "for the moment," he is still planning to compete at the Rio de Janiero Games, despite worries about the Zika virus


    After 'long' coach's speech, Williams gets by at French Open

    Spectators shield themselves from the rain as Serena Williams of the U.S. returns in the third round match of the French Open tennis tournament against France's Kristina Mladenovic at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Saturday, May 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

    May 28, 2016 1:56 PM

    After a coaching talk during a lengthy rain delay, Serena Williams emerged from the French Open locker room determined to dictate play and wrapped up a 6-4, 7-6 (10) victory over France's Kristina Mladenovic to reach the fourth round


    Aubrey McClendon's Thunder stake at issue in probate court

    May 28, 2016 10:25 AM

    The roughly 20 percent ownership stake in the Oklahoma City Thunder held by the late Aubrey McClendon has become a concern of his estate's creditors


    Blue Jays place Tulowitzki on DL with right quad strain

    May 28, 2016 12:54 PM

    The Toronto Blue Jays have placed Troy Tulowitzki on the 15-day disabled list with a right quad injury

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