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Red Wings top Blackhawks 3-2 in OT, Tie Team Mark
DETROIT (AP) -- Todd Bertuzzi scored his second goal Saturday at 4:21 in overtime, lifting the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.
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Ricketts Hopes Castro's Legal Issue Resolved Soon
CHICAGO (AP) -- Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts hopes the sexual assault allegation against All-Star shortstop Starlin Castro gets settled soon.
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Cards' Carpenter Eager to start Spring Training
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter is eager for the winter to wind up and spring training to start.
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McDermott Helps No. 23 Creighton top Illinois St.
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Doug McDermott scored 20 points to help No. 23 Creighton escape Illinois State with an 87-78 win Friday night.
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Southern Illinois Turns Away Indiana State 73-67
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Mamadou Seck scored 16 points Friday night to help Southern Illinois break a two-game slide with a 73-67 victory over Indiana State.
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Wichita State Overwhelms Bradley again, 78-41
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- Garrett Stutz and David Kyles scored 16 points each as Wichita State defeated cold-shooting Bradley 78-41 on Friday night.
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Illini Rebound with OSU Upset, Now Ready for Break
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- After a bad New Year's Eve loss to Purdue the sky appeared to be falling in on Illinois basketball.
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Illinois Adds Assistance Football Coaches
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois football coach Tim Beckman confirmed Friday that LSU assistant coach Billy Gonzales will share offensive coordinator duties for the Illini and that two more assistants have been hired.
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Rose Scores 25 on return, Bulls top Celtics 88-79
BOSTON (AP) -- Derrick Rose returned from a one-game absence to score 25 points and help the Chicago Bulls hold off a second-half charge and beat the Boston Celtics 88-79 on Friday night.
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Cubs say RHP Wood Returning for 2012
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs say free agent pitcher Kerry Wood will return for the 2012 season.
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Blackhawks' Carcillo to have Left Knee Surgery
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Blackhawks forward Daniel Carcillo will undergo reconstructive left knee surgery Tuesday, sidelining him for the rest of the year.
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Rams, Fisher Finishing Deal to Hire him as Coach
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Rams say they are finalizing a deal to hire Jeff Fisher as their new coach.
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Zambrano Says He's Happy with Trade to Marlins
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Carlos Zambrano is excited about the trade that sent him from the Chicago Cubs to the Miami Marlins, expressing confidence that it will rejuvenate his career.
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Blackhawks Get 3 in Second to Beat Wild
CHICAGO (AP) -- Dave Bolland had two goals, and rookie Jimmy Hayes and Viktor Stalberg scored 23 seconds apart in a three-goal second period as the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 5-2 on Thursday night.
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D. Sedin's OT Goal Lifts Canucks over Blues 3-2
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Daniel Sedin scored a power-play goal 46 seconds into overtime to give the Vancouver Canucks a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night in a matchup for first place in the Western Conference.
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Oral Roberts Slips Past W. Illinois 71-70 in 2OT
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) -- Dominique Morrison hit the game-winning free throw with 1.4 seconds left in double overtime and finished with 27 points Thursday night as Oral Roberts defeated Western Illinois 71-70.
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Eastern Illinois Rolls to 68-55 Win over UT-Martin
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) -- L.C. Doss had 19 points, including five 3-pointers, to lead Eastern Illinois to a 68-55 victory Thursday night over UT-Martin.
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Southeast Missouri Defeats SIU-Edwardsville 85-68
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) -- Marland Smith had 20 points to lead five Southeast Missouri players scoring in double figures in an 85-68 victory over SIU-Edwardsville on Thursday night.
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Rams Interview Chudzinski, Allen
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Rams interviewed Carolina Panthers offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski and Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Dennis Allen for their coaching vacancy while awaiting word from Jeff Fisher.
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A big conference win for the GHS girls basketball team
Silver Streaks hold off the Moline Maroons
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Leafs' Kessel, Lupul Make NHL All-Star Roster
OTTAWA (AP) -- Toronto Maple Leafs forwards Phil Kessel and Joffrey Lupul have been added to the roster for this month's NHL All-Star game in Ottawa.
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Illinois Trustees to Consider Beckman Contract
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- When they meet Jan. 19, University of Illinois trustees are expected to approve a contract to pay new head football coach Tim Beckman $9 million over five years, plus incentives.
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Bears Get Permission to Interview 4 GM Candidates
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have received permission to interview four candidates for their general manager job.
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Lucas Leads Bulls over Wizards
CHICAGO (AP) -- John Lucas III scored a career-high 25 points filling in for injured Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls beat the Washington Wizards 78-64 on Wednesday for their third victory in three nights.
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Autopsy Shows Packer Coach's Son Drowned
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) -- Preliminary autopsy results show Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator Joe Philbin's son drowned.
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Gulley, Missouri State top Southern Illinois 77-65
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- Jarmar Gulley scored 18 points Tuesday night as Missouri State squandered all but two points of a 21-point lead before surging to beat Southern Illinois 77-65.
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Drake Beats Bradley 82-74
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Ben Simons scored 21 points to lead four Drake players in double figures, and the Bulldogs defeated Bradley 82-74 on Tuesday night, handing the Braves their eighth loss in a row.
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Wichita State Edges Illinois State 65-62
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- Joe Ragland scored 15 points and Wichita State used a fast start to defeat Illinois State 75-72 on Tuesday night.
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Paul's 43 Leads Illini Past Ohio State, 79-74
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Brandon Paul scored a career-high 43 points including, a 3-pointer with less than a minute to play, to help Illinois upset No. 5 Ohio State 79-74 on Tuesday night.
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Illinois Honors Lou Henson with Banner
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- The University of Illinois raised a banner in Assembly Hall honoring former basketball coach Lou Henson on his 80th birthday.
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