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Cardinals, Pujols Extend Contract Deadline
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals and representatives for Albert Pujols have agreed to a 24-hour extension on contract extension talks out of respect for Stan Musial.
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Local Sports Round Up 2/14/11
What's on the docket for local sports Monday.
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Rondo's Triple-Double Helps Celtics Top Heat
BOSTON (AP) -- Rajon Rondo had a triple-double with 11 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat 85-82 on Sunday, with the defending Eastern Conference champions clinching the season series against their top pursuer.
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Magic Get Big Day from Howard, Down Lakers
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Dwight Howard had 31 points and 13 rebounds as the Orlando Magic earned their first victory over a winning team in more than a month, downing the Los Angeles Lakers 89-75 on Sunday.
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Wizards End Road Winless Streak at 25
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Wizards traveled to the right place for a road win.
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Earnhardt's Legacy, 10 Years Later: a Safer NASCAR
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Michael Waltrip still remembers how surprised he was the first time he smacked into one of the impact-absorbing SAFER barriers that sprouted on racetrack walls across the country in the wake of Dale Earnhardt's death.
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'Never Missed a Super Bowl' Member Passes Away
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- One of the men featured in a Visa commercial for having never missed a Super Bowl has died at age 79.
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Michael Vick to Appear on Winfrey's Talk Show
CHICAGO (AP) -- The NFL star whose name became synonymous with dogfighting is scheduled to be a guest on the "The Oprah Winfrey Show."
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Local Sports Round Up 2/13/11
Saturday's sports action.
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Rose leads Bulls Past Hornets
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored 23 points and the Chicago Bulls methodically turned a 12-point third-quarter deficit into a comfortable 97-88 victory over the New Orleans Hornets on Saturday night.
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Phoenix Pulls Out Win Over Chicago
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Radim Vrbata scored in his third straight game and had the only goal in the shootout, lifting the Phoenix Coyotes to a 4-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night.
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Clutterbuck Gets Another Goal, Wild Beat Blues
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Cal Clutterbuck scored for the third time in two nights, and the Minnesota Wild beat St. Louis 3-1 on Saturday while sending Blues goalie Jaroslav Halak to an early exit.
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South Dakota State Beats Western Illinois
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) -- Jordan Dykstra had 20 points, all in the second half, to lead five South Dakota players who scored in double figures as the Jackrabbits defeated Western Illinois 82-61 on Saturday night.
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Woods Falls Short in Dubai with 3-Over Final Round
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Tiger Woods stumbled in a bid for his first victory in 15 months and Alvaro Quiros won the Dubai Desert Classic with a wild round Sunday that included a hole-in-one and triple bogey.
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Local Sports Roundup 2/12/11
GHS Boys basketball suffers from tough loss, while the Knoxville girls beat Abingdon for Regional title.
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Stars Easily Handle Turco SO to Beat Blackhawks
DALLAS (AP) -- Brenden Morrow, Brad Richards and Mike Ribeiro converted in the shootout against former Dallas goaltender Marty Turco, and the Stars rallied from a three-goal first-period deficit for a 4-3 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday night.
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Chicago's Pisani Sustains Head Injury on Hard Hit
DALLAS (AP) -- Chicago Blackhawks right wing Fernando Pisani left Friday night's game against the Dallas Stars with a head injury and did not return.
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Wild Outlasts Blues in Shootout
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Cal Clutterback scored twice in regulation and John Madden scored in the ninth round of a shootout to give the Minnesota Wild a 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Friday night.
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White Sox: Ex-Exec's Scheme a "Betrayal"
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox have released a statement saying the team is "gratified but also saddened" by a guilty plea entered by one of its former scouting executives.
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Former Manager Chuck Tanner Dies at 82
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Chuck Tanner, who managed the Pittsburgh Pirates to one of the greatest comebacks in World Series history, has died. He was 82.
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LeBron Takes Fan to Task Over Heckling
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- LeBron James asked a heckler to lay off his family during the Miami Heat's game against the Detroit Pistons.
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Speeds Top 203 mph on Daytona's Newly Repaved Oval
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- The recently repaved surface at Daytona International Speedway is fast. Really fast. Maybe too fast.
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JGR Begins 20th Season With High Hopes for a Title
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Joe Gibbs Racing is celebrating its 20th season in NASCAR with the strongest team its ever had.
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NASCAR Puts Nationwide Driver on Probation
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- NASCAR has placed Nationwide Series driver Michael Annett on probation for the remainder of the year following his arrest on a charge of driving while impaired.
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Local Sports Scores 2/11/11
Click here to find out how the Galesburg boys fared on Friday night at UT!
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Final Scores 2/10/11
Click here for the results from Thursday night's Streaks girls contest!
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Local Sports Round Up 2/10/11
Local sports scores and schedules.
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Rose Scores 29 to Lift Bulls Over Jazz
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored 29 points and former Jazz players Kyle Korver and Ronnie Brewer made key plays late Wednesday night to lift the Chicago Bulls to a 91-86 victory over Utah in a game that marked the return of Carlos Boozer to Salt Lake City.
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Kane Scores 2 Goals as Blackhawks Beat Oilers
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- Patrick Kane scored twice and the Chicago Blackhawks snapped a two-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night.
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Cavs' Scott: 'I'm the Right Man for the Job'
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) -- Cleveland coach Byron Scott is not concerned about his job security despite the Cavaliers' epic losing streak.
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