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Future for 500 winner
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne says he's probably not going to attempt to run for the Sprint Cup championship this year.
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NFL, Union Resume Mediation for 4th Day in Row
WASHINGTON (AP) -- There was finally a sliver of news coming out of federally mediated negotiations between the NFL and the players' union today, and it was vaguely encouraging.
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Ryan Dempster Picked to Start Chicago Cubs' Opener
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Ryan Dempster has been selected by Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade to start the season opener against Pittsburgh on April 1.
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Hemond to Receive Hall of Fame's O'Neil Award
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- Former major league general manager Roland Hemond has been selected to receive the Buck O'Neil Lifetime Achievement Award from the Hall of Fame.
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Final Scores 2/21/11
The Galesburg girls roll on in the state tournament, and more!
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Local Sports Roundup 2/21/11
Here's a look at sports from around the area...
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Kane's SO Goal Lifts Blackhawks Past Penguins
CHICAGO (AP) -- Patrick Kane scored the only goal in the shootout to lift the Chicago Blackhawaks to a 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday.
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Local Sports Roundup 2/20/11
GHS Swimmers Go to State, Knox Men's BB Team Ends Losing Streak and Season
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NASCAR Makes Another Change Before Daytona 500 -- Live Race Coverage on Galesburg Radio!
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- NASCAR is making another change to cars for the Daytona 500, this one because temperatures are expected to reach 80 degrees during the season-opening race.
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Stewart Nips Boyer at Daytona Finish Line
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Tony Stewart nipped Clint Bowyer at the finish line to win the Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway for the fourth consecutive season.
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Danica Briefly Leads at Daytona, Finishes 14th
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- For a few laps, at least, Danica Patrick's day was going better than most people imagined: She was racing for the lead at Daytona International Speedway.
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NASCAR Moves Daytona 500 Back a Week in 2012
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- The Daytona 500 will be a week later in 2012, allowing NASCAR to shorten its season and avoid a potential conflict with the NFL's Super Bowl.
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Michigan State Beats Illinois, Helps Resume'
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Kalin Lucas scored 25 points, lifting Michigan State to a 61-57 win over Illinois on Saturday night.
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Southern Utah in Playoffs After Beating WIU
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) -- Jackson Stevenett scored 15 points as Southern Utah fought off Western Illinois 68-63 on Saturday night.
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Thompson Leads Northwestern Past Indiana
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- Michael Thompson scored 22 points and John Shurna finished with 19 to lead Northwestern past Indiana 70-64 on Saturday night.
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Bradley Rallies Past Tennessee-Martin
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) -- Walt Lemon Jr. scored 20 points and Andrew Warren 16 as Bradley came back to beat Tennessee-Martin 81-75 in a nonconference game on Saturday.
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Western Michigan Edges IL State
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) -- Demetrius Ward scored 14 points and hit two late free throws that gave Western Michigan the lead for good in a 68-65 BracketBusters victory over Illinois State on Saturday.
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Seattle Turns Back NIU
DE KALB, Ill. (AP) -- Cervante Burrell scored 15 points and Seattle limited Northern Illinois to 12 points in the first half of a 60-48 BracketBusters victory Saturday.
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Granger Leads Eastern IL Past Toledo
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- Jeremy Granger scored 20 points to lead four Eastern Illinois players in double figures as the Panthers defeated Toledo 75-58 on Saturday night, snapping an eight-game losing streak.
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Hardaway, Michigan Edge Iowa in OT
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Freshman Tim Hardaway Jr. scored a career-high 30 points to lead Michigan to a 75-72 overtime victory over Iowa on Saturday.
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Blues Rout Ducks
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Chris Stewart made a two-goal debut, and the St. Louis Blues, energized by a pair of high-profile trades, just missed a franchise record with two goals in a 7-second span of the first period in a 9-3 rout of the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday night.
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Blackhawks Coach Released from Hospital
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Blackhawks say coach Joel Quenneville was released from the hospital after being treated for gastrointestinal bleeding brought on by a small ulcer.
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Clippers' Griffin Leaps Car to Win Dunk Contest
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Blake Griffin leaped over a car and threw down a two-handed dunk to the accompaniment of a gospel choir, winning the slam dunk contest in iconic style before his hometown fans on All-Star Saturday.
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NFL, Union Meet for 3rd Day with Federal Mediator
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The NFL and its players' union are meeting for a third consecutive day with a federal mediator.
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Duerson's Kin Donating His Brain for Research
CHICAGO (AP) -- The family of former Bears safety Dave Duerson has agreed to donate his brain for research into chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a condition linked to athletes who have sustained repeated concussions.
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Ricketts Still Searching for Ways to Improve Cubs
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts has been busy in the 16 months since his family took control of the legendary team that hasn't won the World Series since 1908.
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Dunn Gets Early Start on White Sox Spring Training
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Adam Dunn and his 4-year-old son, Brady, walked into the Chicago White Sox clubhouse Friday afternoon, four days early.
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Sports Roundup 2/19/11
Here's a look at the sports scores from Friday night.
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Former NFL Star Dies
CHICAGO (AP) -- Four-time Pro Bowl safety Dave Duerson (DOO'-ur-sihn) has died.
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Waltrip Wins on Anniversary of Earnhardt's Death
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) _ Michael Waltrip has won at Daytona on the 10-year anniversary of his first victory, the one marred by the death of Dale Earnhardt.
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