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Illini: Little Media Access, No Social Media at Practice
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois and new football coach Tim Beckman will close all but a couple of spring practices to fans and news media.
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#10 Ohio State Beats Northwestern
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- Jared Sullinger banked in a turnaround shot with 3.1 seconds left Wednesday night and No. 10 Ohio State recovered after squandering a 13-point second-half lead to beat Northwestern 75-73.
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NIU Closes Fast to Edge Toledo
DeKALB, Ill. (AP) -- Abdel Nader scored 12 points and Northern Illinois reeled off the final eight points to edge Toledo 65-61 on Wednesday night.
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Gatens Scores 16 in Iowa's Win Over Nebraska
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Matt Gatens scored eight of his 16 points during a 4-minute stretch when Iowa broke open the game and the Hawkeyes went on to defeat Nebraska 62-53 on Wednesday night.
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Rams Say No to Dome Plan; Will Submit Their Own
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Rams have rejected the initial proposal to upgrade the Edward Jones Dome and will submit their own improvement plan.
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Rose Scores 29 as Streaking Bulls Stop Spurs
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored 29 points and the Chicago Bulls stayed on a roll by cooling off the streaking San Antonio Spurs 96-89 Wednesday night.
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Hossa Leads Blackhawks to Win Against Leafs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Marian Hossa scored twice as the struggling Chicago Blackhawks overcame an early two-goal deficit and defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-4 on Wednesday night to end a three-game losing streak.
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McDonald Leads Blues to Win Over Oilers
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- Andy McDonald scored twice and Kevin Shattenkirk had a goal and two assists as the St. Louis Blues defeated the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Wednesday.
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Judge Nixes Sandusky Request for 2-Month Delay
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The judge in Jerry Sandusky's 52-count child sex abuse case is rejecting a defense attorney's request for a two-month delay in the start of the Pennsylvania trial.
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Cardinals Agree to Terms With 24 Players
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Postseason stars David Freese and Allen Craig will make slightly more than the major league minimum this season for the St. Louis Cardinals, who agreed to one-year contracts with 24 players.
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Castro Focuses on Cutting Down Errors
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro knows exactly what he wants to work on during spring training: His defense.
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NASCAR Suspends Crew Chief Knaus 6 Races
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- NASCAR has fined crew chief Chad Knaus $100,000 and suspended him for six races because Jimmie Johnson's car failed an inspection before the Daytona 500.
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Galesburg Basketball
Tonight the Galesburg Silver Streaks finished out their season against the Peoria Central Lions. Final score was 72-54.

Big Ten Might Take Look at Summer Baseball
(AP) -- The dean of Big Ten baseball coaches says the league should move the season to summer, which would likely leave its teams out of the NCAA tournament.
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Castro Focuses on Cutting Down Errors
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro knows exactly what he wants to work on during spring training: His defense.
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White Sox Try to Measure Success in Ventura's 1st Year
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Chicago White Sox captain Paul Konerko says his team can be successful in 2012 even if they fall short of the playoffs.
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9 Bedrooms, Full-Size Court: Jordam Home for Sale
HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) -- Michael Jordan's longtime personal residence in suburban Chicago is for sale for $29 million.
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Rose's Last-Minute Jumper Leads Bulls Past Hornets
CHICAGO (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored 32 points, including the go-ahead jumper with 19.4 seconds left, and the Chicago Bulls closed with an 8-0 run to beat the New Orleans Hornets 99-95 Tuesday night.
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Bears Boost Ticket Prices for 2012 Season
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- For the ninth time in 10 years, the Chicago Bears are raising ticket prices.
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NASCAR Says Keselowski Can Keep Phone in Car
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- NASCAR will allow Brad Keselowski to keep his cellphone in his race car during events.
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Rams Willing to Deal No. 2 Draft Pick
(AP) -- A St. Louis Rams executive says the team is willing to trade the second overall pick of the draft.
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Small Fire at Fenway Causes $100K in Damage
BOSTON (AP) -- A small fire in the Boston Red Sox's administrative offices at Fenway Park has caused about $100,000 in damage.
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Matt Kenseth Wins Daytona 500 After Fire and Rain
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Matt Kenseth has won his second Daytona 500, holding off Dale Earnhardt Jr. to end one of the more bizarre races in NASCAR history.
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Hamilton Appears Close to Return for Bulls
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Veteran Richard Hamilton appears close to returning to the Chicago Bulls' lineup.
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Amott Scores Twice, Blues Beat Flames 3-1
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- Jason Arnott scored a pair of power-play goals Monday night to lead St. Louis to a 3-1 victory over the Calgary Flames, moving the Blues into a tie with Detroit atop the Central Division.
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Blackhawks Send Scott to Rangers, Pick up Oduya
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Blackhawks are shuffling their defense, picking up veteran Johnny Oduya from the Winnipeg Jets and sending John Scott to the New York Rangers.
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Eastern Illinois Won't Renew Coach's Contract
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) -- Eastern Illinois men's basketball coach Mike Miller will not return next year after seven seasons with the Panthers.
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GHS Boys Basketball Lives to See Another Day
The Silver Streak Boys Basketball team won Monday night in Dunlap to advance to a regional semi-final matchup with Peoria Central.
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NBA All-Star Game Scores in Overnight Ratings
NEW YORK (AP) -- On a night when the NBA All-Star game and Academy Awards went 1-on-1 on television, the basketball showcase produced its second-highest overnight rating since 2005.
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Bryant, West Hold On to Win NBA All-Star Game
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Kobe Bryant took Michael Jordan's record, then nearly lost the game to LeBron James.
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