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Former Bull Named to Chicago Park District Board
CHICAGO (AP) -- Former Chicago Bulls player B.J. Armstrong has a new gig on the Chicago Park District Board.
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Danica Patrick Won't Run Indy 500 This Year
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- Danica Patrick will not run the Indianapolis 500 this season.
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Tension Over Ouster, Then Grief for JoePa
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Anguished by an unthinkable scandal that shook a university and tarnished its proud football program, many in the Penn State community rallied around a common cause.
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Paterno's Death Met With Grief in State College
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Thousands of Penn State students and others have held a solemn candlelight vigil outside the university's administration building to honor former football coach Joe Paterno.
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Local Sports Roundup 1/11/12
Silver Streaks Girls hit 20 wins, and results from Abingdon's Great Western Shootout
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Fired Penn St. Coach Joe Paterno Dead at 85
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Joe Paterno, who racked up more wins than anyone else in major college football but was fired from Penn State amid a child sex abuse scandal has died. He was 85.
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Penn St. President: University Will Honor Paterno
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State President Rodney Erickson says the university is grieving the death of legendary former football coach Joe Paterno and plans to honor him for his contributions to the school.
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State College Residents Mourn Paterno's Death
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State fans are gathering at a statue of longtime coach Joe Paterno after his family announced he died.
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WIU Holds Off South Dakota
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) -- Obi Emegano scored 21 points, including three late free throws that proved to be the winning margin, and Western Illinois held off South Dakota 47-45 on Saturday to snap a three-game losing streak.
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Missouri State Nips Bradley
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Caleb Patterson scored 16 points and sank the go-ahead basket with 1:09 left as Missouri State nudged Bradley 51-48 on Saturday night.
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Evansville Tops ISU
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- Colt Ryan scored 20 points and Evansville turned two big first-half runs into a 79-71 victory over Illinois State on Saturday night.
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Ball State Handles NIU
DeKALB, Ill. (AP) -- Jarrod Jones' 17 points led four Ball State players in double figures in a 75-65 victory over Northern Illinois on Saturday night.
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Wichita St. Rolls Over SIU
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- Wichita State had four players score in double figures and eight more men put points on the board as it rolled to an 85-42 victory over Southern Illinois on Saturday night.
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Predators Prey on Blackhawks
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Sergei Kostitsyn, Kevin Klein and Patric Hornqvist each had a goal and an assist to help the Nashville Predators beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Saturday night.
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Blues Slash Sabres
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- David Backes had two goals and two assists, and Jaroslav Halak made 19 saves to lift the St. Louis Blues to a 4-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night.
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Boozer Leads Injury-Depleted Bulls Past Bobcats
CHICAGO (AP) -- Carlos Boozer scored 17 of his 23 points in the second half to lead the injury-depleted Chicago Bulls to a 95-89 win over the struggling Charlotte Bobcats on Saturday night.
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Local Sports Roundup 1/21/12
Friday's action and Saturday's schedule, all right here!
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Bulls Coast Without Rose, Pound Cleveland
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Luol Deng scored 21 points, Carlos Boozer added 19 and 14 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls managed easily without superstar Derrick Rose, embarrassing the Cleveland Cavaliers 114-75 on Friday night.
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Blackhawks Beat Panthers to Take NHL Lead
CHICAGO (AP) -- Patrick Kane ended a seven-game goal drought and set up linemate Jonathan Toews' breakaway score in the Chicago Blackhawks' 3-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Friday night.
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Bears Interview Emery for GM Opening
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Kansas City Chiefs director of college scouting Phil Emery has interviewed for the Chicago Bears' general manager job.
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NASCAR Hall of Fame Welcomes Diverse Class
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The NASCAR Hall of Fame welcomed its most diverse class to date Friday night, when Dale Inman opened the ceremony as the first crew chief to be inducted.
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Streaks fall @ Alleman
The GHS boys basketball team dropped to 0-5 in the Western Big 6 after a 48-42 loss at Alleman Friday night.
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Bulls' Derrick Rose still Slowed by Toe Injury
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Chicago Bulls star guard Derrick Rose may miss his third straight game with a toe injury.
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UMKC Dominates Western Illinois 72-50
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Reggie Chamberlain scored 23 points and Kirk Korver added 18 as UMKC dismantled Western Illinios 72-50 Thursday night.
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Penn State Upsets No. 22 Illinois 54-52
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Tim Frazier hit a floater in the lane with 8 seconds left and Jermaine Marshall blocked Sam Maniscalco's layup at the buzzer to give Penn State a 54-52 upset of No. 22 Illinois on Thursday night.
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2 U of I Trustees Vote no on Beckman over Race
CHICAGO (AP) -- University of Illinois trustees have approved the five-year, $9 million contract for new head football coach Tim Beckman but not before two trustees voted against it.
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Bears Interview Ruskell for GM Opening
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bears director of player personnel Tim Ruskell has interviewed for the team's general manager job.
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Bears Running Back Forte Cleared for Pro Bowl
LAKE FOREST, Ill (AP) -- The Chicago Bears say running back Matt Forte is cleared to play in the Pro Bowl after passing a physical.
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Illinois State beats Indiana State 67-54
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Tyler Brown scored 24 points, including a key 3-pointer during a late 15-0 Illinois State run, and the Redbirds defeated Indiana State 67-54 Wednesday night.
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Rice Helps Drake top Southern Illinois 75-68
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Rayvonte Rice hit two free throws to force overtime, then made a fast-break layup to put Drake ahead to stay in a 75-68 victory over Southern Illinois on Wednesday night.
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