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Rozner: Just imagine the Olympics in Chicago
By Barry Rozner
May 30, 2016 9:04 PM
Things are really bad in Illinois, but they would have been worse with the 2016 Olympics. We got lucky with this one.
Jacobs alum prepping for Rio Olympics
By Madhu Krishnamurthy
May 16, 2016 5:39 AM
At 27, veteran track athlete Evan Jager is at the top of his game and the clear American favorite to win an Olympic medal in Rio de Janeiro. "I wouldn't want to be doing anything different in my life," said the graduate of Jacobs High School in Algonquin. "I am literally living out my dreams, so I'm having a ton of fun."
Babcock McGraw: Too much drama in women's basketball
By Patricia Babcock McGraw
Apr 29, 2016 6:46 PM
What is going on in women's basketball? Drama everywhere -- from college coaches under fire for the mistreatment of players to Naperville native and WNBA superstar Candace Parker being snubbed from the U.S. women's Olympic team.
Sources: Candace Parker left off Rio roster
Apr 25, 2016 9:10 PM
People familiar with the decision said two-time Olympic gold medalist Candace Parker will not be on the women's basketball team headed to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Games.
Fox Lake celebrates hometown Olympian, proud wrestling tradition
By Steve Zalusky
Apr 25, 2016 9:32 AM
Not everyone from Fox Lake will be able to fly down to Rio de Janeiro this summer to cheer on Grant High School graduate Daniel Dennis as he grapples for Olympic gold. So instead his hometown gave him a send-off Sunday with a parade and the formal declaration of Daniel Dennis Day.
Wrestling: Low-profile Dennis accorded high honors at Grant
By Joe Aguilar
Apr 22, 2016 10:05 PM
Daniel Dennis kept his comments brief during an assembly in his honor on Friday at Grant High School in Fox Lake, after having qualified to wrestle in this summer's Olympic Games.
Addison native won't advance to Olympic wrestling team
By Katlyn Smith and Jessica Cilella
Apr 9, 2016 9:20 PM
Despite an impressive return to the mat after suffering a serious injury, Addison native Veronica Carlson failed to advance Saturday at the U.S. Wrestling Olympic Team Trials.
Addison Trail alumna vying for spot on Olympic wrestling team
By Jessica Cilella
Apr 8, 2016 4:36 PM
This weekend, Addison Trail High School alumna Veronica Carlson will make a second attempt in eight years to clinch a spot on the U.S. Olympic women's wrestling team.
Cancer survivor competing for Olympic marathon spot
By Kelyn Soong
Feb 11, 2016 7:28 PM
Serena Burla beat cancer. Now she'll try to beat a field of Olympic marathon hopefuls.
3 Red Stars join Lloyd, Morgan, Solo on U.S. women's roster
Daily Herald Report
Jan 26, 2016 3:12 PM
While World Cup champions Carli Lloyd, Alex Morgan and Hope Solo headline the U.S. women's soccer roster announced Tuesday for next month's Olympic qualifying tournament, three Chicago Red Stars teammates also were selected.
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