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Bears Sign Blanchard, Toliver to Reserve Deals
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have signed quarterback Matt Blanchard and receiver Terrence Toliver to reserve/future contracts.
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IHSA Rules German Student Can't Play Sports
URBANA, Ill. (AP) -- The Illinois High School Association has ruled that a 16-year-old German student is ineligible to play basketball and tennis for Urbana High School.
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Local Sports Roundup 1/7/13
GHS Girls Basketball plays Monday night.
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Riddick, Wood Take Turns at RB for Notre Dame
MIAMI (AP) -- Looking for a key to Monday night's BCS championship? One might be the performance of Notre Dame's running backs.
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Wichita State Defeats Bradley
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Cleanthony Early scored 24 points to lead Wichita State over Bradley 69-63 Sunday.
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Bulls Sign Shooting Guard Daequan Cook
CHICAGO (AP) -- Guard Daequan Cook has signed with the Chicago Bulls.
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Ryan, Evansville Roll Past Southern Illinois 85-68
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- Evansville got 26 points from Colt Ryan and had an overall strong shooting effort on Saturday night, earning an 85-68 victory over Southern Illinois.
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Illinois Fires Co-Offensive Coordinator
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois football coach Tim Beckman says he has fired co-offensive coordinator Chris Beatty.
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Melvin Leads DePaul To 83-73 Win Over Providence
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Cleveland Melvin scored 23 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead DePaul to an 83-73 win over cold-shooting Providence on Saturday night.
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Illinois Rebounds With Win Over Buckeyes, 74-55
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Brandon Paul scored 19 points and No. 11 Illinois bounced back from a tough loss in its Big Ten opener to beat No. 8 Ohio State 74-55 on Saturday.
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Sports Recap 1/5/13
GHS Boys Lose to the Chicago Perspectives and other area sports scores
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Bears Sign WR Golden To Reserve/Future Contract
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have signed receiver Brittan Golden to a reserve/future contract.
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AP Source: Cubs Closing In On Deal With Willis
CHICAGO (AP) -- A person familiar with the situation says the Chicago Cubs are closing in on a minor league deal with left-hander Dontrelle Willis.
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Boozer Leads Bulls Past Heat 96-89
MIAMI (AP) -- Carlos Boozer scored 27 points and the Chicago Bulls dominated on the boards to become only the third visiting team to win in Miami this season, beating the Heat 96-89 Friday night.
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Colts Give Bears Permission to Interview Arians
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians has been given permission to interview with the Chicago Bears for their head coaching job.
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Burke, Hardaway Lead Michigan Past Wildcats
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- Trey Burke scored 23 points, Tim Hardaway Jr. added 21 and No. 2 Michigan pounded Northwestern 94-66 on Thursday night to remain unbeaten.
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#9 Penn St. Women Beat Northwestern
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Dara Taylor had a layup with 1:26 left and No. 9 Penn State converted a late turnover into another key bucket to beat Northwestern 73-69 on Thursday night.
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ND Players Say Irish, Tide Defenses are Alike
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- When No. 1 Notre Dame lines up on offense Monday night in the BCS championship, the team on the other side of the ball will look a little familiar.
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Temperature Sensors Keep Lambeau Tundra Just Right
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- The fabled tundra of Lambeau Field will be far from frozen when the Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings clash in Saturday's NFC playoff game.
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Purdue's Late Charge Beats #11 Illinois
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Terone Johnson scored a career-high 25 points and D.J. Byrd spurred a key 19-3 second-half run to send Purdue past No. 11 Illinois 68-61 on Wednesday night.
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WIU Defeats Savannah State
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) -- Adam Link scored 10 points and Western Illinois slipped by Savannah State 39-35, extending their winning streak to eight games.
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Bradley Beats Southern IL
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Walt Lemon Jr. scored 20 points Wednesday night to help Bradley to a 66-60 victory over Southern Illinois.
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#16 Creighton Beats IL State
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Junior forward Ethan Wragge was 6 of 9 from 3-point range for his 18 points to lead No. 16 Creighton to a 79-72 victory over Illinois State on Wednesday night.
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Boozer Leads Bulls in Win Over Magic
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Carlos Boozer had a season-high 31 points and 11 rebounds, Luol Deng scored 23 points and the Chicago Bulls hung on to beat the Orlando Magic 96-94 on Wednesday night.
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Clements "Flattered" By Interest But Vikings Focus
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator Tom Clements says he's "flattered" to be drawing interest from other teams. He says his focus remains on the Minnesota Vikings.
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Bears Give Ozougwu Reserve/Future Deal
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have agreed to a reserve/future contract with defensive end Cheta Ozougwu.
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Cubs Set to Introduce Jackson
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs are confirming a contract agreement with right-handed pitcher Edwin Jackson.
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#21 Northwestern Ends Drought in Gator Bowl
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Behind huge interceptions early and late, No. 21 Northwestern beat Mississippi State 34-20 in the Gator Bowl on Tuesday and snapped college football's longest postseason losing streak.
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NHL, Players' Union Meet For 30 Minutes
NEW YORK (AP) -- The NHL and the union's main negotiating teams met for 30 minutes before ending talks for the evening.
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No. 13 FSU Beats No. 16 NIU 31-10 In Orange Bowl
MIAMI (AP) -- Florida State stuffed Northern Illinois all-purpose threat Jordan Lynch for most of the night Tuesday and won the Orange Bowl 31-10.
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