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Road to Superbowl Begins Saturday
UNDATED (AP) -- The second season of the NFL starts today with two playoff matchups featuring the same teams that played last week to end the regular season.
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Bogut, Redd Lead Bucks Past Bulls
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Andrew Bogut had 27 points, 13 rebounds and six blocked shots, and Michael Redd added 24 points to rally the Milwaukee Bucks past the Chicago Bulls, 96-93 Friday night to extend their winning streak to three games.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 1/7/10
Moline's state-ranked girls basketball team flexed its muscle and defeated Galesburg in a Western Big Six game Thursday night at John Thiel Gymnasium.
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No Surprise: Alabama #1 in Final AP Poll
PASADENA, Calif. (AP)-- Alabama has been voted the unanimous No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll, earning its seventh AP title after beating Texas 37-21 in the BCS championship game.
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McCoy's Arm Goes "Dead" in Championship
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- This is not the way Colt McCoy envisioned his college career ending.
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Tide's Ingram Pulls a Double with Heisman & BCS Title
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- Mark Ingram ran right over that Heisman Trophy jinx.
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Alabama Runs the Table; Captures BCS Championship
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- Alabama rode its big-play defense and punishing rushing attack to the pinnacle of the college football world again.
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Moline Keeps Galesburg High Winless in WB6
State ranked Moline beat Galesburg High School in girls basketball at John Thiel Gym Thursday night.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 1/6/10
Rowva and Ridgewood among Lincoln Trail Conference girls basketball winners Wednesday night.
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Bradley Gets Much-Needed Victory Against Indiana State
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Andrew Warren scored a career-high 26 points and Sam Maniscalco added 21 to lead Bradley past Indiana State 91-85 in overtime Wednesday night.
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Silas, Northern Illinois Top Chicago State
CHICAGO (AP) _ Xavier Silas scored a game-high 24 points and Northern Illinois held off a late rally by Chicago State to win 99-93 Wednesday night.
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Northern Iowa Rolls Past SIU in Missouri Valley Play
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Jordan Eglseder had 17 points and 14 rebounds Wednesday night to help Northern Iowa to a 61-49 victory over Southern Illinois.
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Central Michigan Wins GMAC Bowl
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) -- Dan LeFevour put on one last show, Andrew Aguila kicked five field goals, including the 37-yard game-winner in double overtime, and No. 25 Central Michigan beat Troy 44-41 in the GMAC Bowl Wednesday night.
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Former Blackhawk Chris Chelios Arrested for DUI
WESTMONT, Ill. (AP)-- Former NHL defenseman Chris Chelios was arrested last month and charged with drunken driving and speeding in suburban Chicago.
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NFL Tweaks Instant Replay Rules
NEW YORK (AP) -- The NFL has adjusted instant replay rules to allow reviews of time remaining for the last play of each half or an overtime period in the playoffs.
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It's Official: Shanahan New Redskins' Coach
WASHINGTON (AP) --Mike Shanahan says he's ``excited and honored'' to take the reins of the Washington Redskins.
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NFL Players on Injured Reserve Down in 2009
NEW YORK (AP) -- The number of players placed on injured reserve is down in the NFL this season.
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Dawson Finally Elected to MLB Hall of Fame
POSTED 1:18 p-m 1/6/10 NEW YORK (AP) _ Andre Dawson has been elected to the Hall of Fame, while Bert Blyleven and Roberto Alomar fell just short of earning baseball's highest honor.
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Several Area High School Girls Basketball Teams in Latest AP State Poll
Four high school girls basketball teams from the area hold down four of the top seven spots in latest Associated Press state rankings.
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Brimfield Make Big Leap in AP High School Boys Basketball Poll; Western Big Six Teams Fall Out
Western Big Six boys basketball teams that were ranked earlier this season are no longer in the Associated Press polls, but three are knocking on the door.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 1/5/10
Abingdon, Rowva, Knoxville boys basketball teams win Tuesday night; Knoxville girls drop fifth in a row.
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Iowa Solves Prolific Georgia Tech Rushing Attack to Win Orange Bowl
MIAMI (AP) -- Stymied by the Iowa Hawkeyes' swarming defense, Georgia Tech found itself out of options.
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Patriots' Brady Named NFL Comeback Player of the Year
NEW YORK (AP) --Tom Brady's strong return from a left knee injury that cost him an entire season has earned the Patriots quarterback The Associated Press 2009 NFL Comeback Player of the Year award.
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Vikings' Harvin Named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year
NEW YORK (AP) -- Percy Harvin has used his versatility and intelligence to win The Associated Press 2009 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year award.
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Bills' Fewell to Meet with Giants, Bears
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Perry Fewell is scheduled to interview with the New York Giants and the Chicago Bears for their defensive coordinator openings while his coaching future with the Buffalo Bills remains uncertain.
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Shanahan to Coach Redskins
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An official within the NFL tells The Associated Press that Mike Shanahan has agreed to become the Washington Redskins coach.
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Illinois Has Little Trouble Beating Iowa
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Freshman D.J. Richardson scored 17 to lead Illinois to a 59-42 Big Ten win over struggling Iowa Tuesday.
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Bobcats Deal Bulls Second Straight Loss
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Gerald Wallace scored 32 points, Stephen Jackson and Flip Murray added 25 each and the Charlotte Bobcats held off a late rally to beat the Chicago Bulls 113-108 Tuesday night for their third straight victory.
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Pitching Great Randy Johnson Retires
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Randy Johnson is retiring after 22 major league seasons.
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Cardinals Lock Up Slugger Holiday
NEW YORK (AP) -- A person familiar with the negotiations says outfielder Matt Holliday and the St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to a $120 million, seven-year contract.
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