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Blues' Halak Gets Shutout in Return to Montreal
MONTREAL (AP) -- Jaroslav Halak got the shutout in his first game back in Montreal and the St. Louis Blues extended their winning streak to four with a 3-0 victory over the Canadiens on Tuesday night.
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Stalberg's Hat Trick Lifts Blackhawks over Jackets
CHICAGO (AP) -- Viktor Stalberg scored three goals for his first NHL hat trick and the Chicago Blackhawks beat Columbus 5-2 on Tuesday night to end a season-high four-game losing streak and spoil the debut of interim Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards.
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Rose Leads Bulls over Rubio, Timberwolves
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored a season-high 31 points and had 11 assists to outlast Ricky Rubio in a thrilling duel, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 111-100 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night.
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Selig to Present Award at White Sox Fan Festival
CHICAGO (AP) -- Commissioner Bud Selig will present White Sox chairman Jerry Reinsdorf with the 2011 Commissioner's Award for Philanthropic Excellence and talk with fans later this month.
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For Some Associated Press Voters, Tide not No. 1
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Alabama ended up as an overwhelming, though not unanimous, No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll after shutting out LSU in the BCS championship game.
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Son of Packers' Coordinator Found in Wis. River
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) -- Police say they have recovered the son of Green Bay Packers' offensive coordinator Joe Philbin from an icy Wisconsin river.
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Rams: Down to us and Dolphins for Fisher
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Rams are reporting on their website that they and the Dolphins are finalists in the bidding to hire Jeff Fisher as their head coach.
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Cubs Agree to 1-year Deal with LHP Paul Maholm
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs have agreed to a one-year contract with left-handed pitcher Paul Maholm, adding depth to their starting rotation.
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Boozer Leads Bulls Past Pistons 92-68
CHICAGO (AP) -- Carlos Boozer scored 23 points and the Chicago Bulls beat Detroit 92-68 on Monday night for their 13th consecutive victory against the Pistons.
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Blackhawks Lose F Sharp for 3-4 Weeks
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Blackhawks say forward Patrick Sharp, among the NHL's top 10 scorers, will be out 3-4 weeks with an undisclosed upper-body injury.
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The BCS as We Know it is Going Away
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Bowl Championship Series officials will meet Tuesday to exchange ideas about possible changes to the format of major college football's postseason system.
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New PSU Coach O'Brien Set to Meet Nittany Lions
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Just two days into his new job and Penn State coach Bill O'Brien is already getting a standing ovation.
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Northern Illinois Beats Arkansas State, 38-20
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) -- Martel Moore caught eight passes for 224 yards and a touchdown, and Northern Illinois rallied for a 38-20 victory over Arkansas State in the GoDaddy.com Bowl on Sunday night.
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Datsyuk Scores Wings' Winner 3:08 into Overtime
CHICAGO (AP) -- Pavel Datsyuk banked in a shot from a bad angle off Chicago defenseman Nick Leddy for the winning goal 3:08 into overtime, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Blackhawks 3-2 on Sunday night.
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Tebow Rules in OT, too: Broncos 29, Steelers 23
DENVER (AP) -- One of the most storied NFL playoff teams ran into a rejuvenated Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos.
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Giants 24, Falcons 2
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Eli Manning threw three touchdown passes and the New York Giants ran all over Atlanta in a 24-2 rout of the Falcons in an NFC wild-card game on Sunday.
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Local Sports Roundup 1/8/12
Mixed day for Silver Streaks Basketball, and a record set in Monmouth-Knox Women's tilt.
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Illinois Comeback Sinks Nebraska
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Joseph Bertrand scored a career-high 25 points and hit the shot that gave Illinois a decisive lead with 53 seconds to play Saturday on the way to a 59-54 victory over Nebraska.
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3's Lift WIU Past IPFW
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) -- Jack Houpt scored 21 points, all on 3-pointers, to lift Western Illinois past IPFW 75-65 on Saturday.
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ISU Tops Evansville at Buzzer
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Jackie Carmichael hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to cap a wild finish and give Illinois State a 75-73 victory over Evansville on Saturday.
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McDermott's 42 Leads Creighton Past Bradley
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Doug McDermott scored a career-high 42 points Saturday night to lead Creighton to a 92-83 victory over Bradley.
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Eastern Michigan Drops NIU
DeKALB, Ill. (AP) -- Darrell Lampley scored 16 points to pace Eastern Michigan to a 47-40 victory over Northern Illinois in a Mid-American Conference opener Saturday.
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Wichita State Beats SIU
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Joe Ragland scored 20 points and Wichita State beat Southern Illinois 83-73 on Saturday.
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Smith Scores 25 to Lead Hawks Over Bulls
ATLANTA (AP) -- Josh Smith scored 25 points, Joe Johnson and Vladimir Radmanovic each added 17 and the Atlanta Hawks beat Chicago 109-94 Saturday night to snap the Bulls' six-game winning streak.
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Michael Jordan's Oldest Son Leaves UCF Team
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Jeff Jordan, the oldest son of Michael Jordan, is leaving the Central Florida basketball team for what he says are "personal reasons."
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Blues Blank Avalanche
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Kevin Shattenkirk had a goal and an assist and Brian Elliott made 15 saves for his fifth shutout and the St. Louis Blues ended the Colorado Avalanche's four-game winning streak in a 4-0 victory on Saturday night.
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Rams Could Interview 2 More Titans
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The Rams have received permission to speak to two members of the Tennessee Titans' front office about St. Louis' general manager opening.
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Spurned by Penn State, Bradley Pledges to Support School
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Spurned for the head-coaching job by the only employer he's ever known, Penn State's Tom Bradley has returned to life as an assistant coach.
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Local Sports Roundup 1/7/11
Friday's final scores and Saturday's Schedule
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Cubs' Castro Accused of Sexual Assault
Police are investigating an allegation that 21-year-old Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro sexually assaulted a woman.
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