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Selanne, Hiller Lead Ducks Past Blackhawks 3-1
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Teemu Selanne scored a power-play goal and had an assist to move into 20th place on the NHL's career scoring list, and the Anaheim Ducks kept rolling in their return from an eight-game road trip, beating the Chicago Blackhawks 3-1 Sunday night.
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White Sox 2B Beckham Ready to 'Let Loose' in 2012
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- After a disappointing 2011 season with the Chicago White Sox, Gordon Beckham cleared his head this offseason.
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Cardinals Giving Tyler Greene Chance to Win 2B Job
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak would like to see Tyler Greene take over for Skip Schumaker as the team's regular second baseman. First-year manager Mike Matheny isn't ready to commit to the switch.
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Central Michigan Humbles Northern Illinois 74-64
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) -- Derek Jackson led a balanced attack with four 3-pointers and 19 points as Central Michigan downed Northern Illinois 74-64 on Sunday.
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Illinois Ends 6-Game Skid with 65-54 Win Over Iowa
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Meyers Leonard had 22 points and 14 rebounds off the bench as Illinois defeated Iowa 65-54 on Sunday night to end a six-game losing streak.
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Daytona 500 Now Slated for Even Later Start Monday
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- NASCAR president Mike Helton says the Daytona 500 will start Monday night at 7 p.m.
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Freeport Aquin Wins 1st Girls Basketball Title
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Sophie Brunner scored 34 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, outplaying her all-state counterpart, Micah Jones, and leading Freeport Aquin to its first girls basketball state title with a 61-51 win over Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City in the Class 1A championship.
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Quincy Notre Dame Routs Breese Central in Girls 2A Final
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Jordan Frericks scored 22 points to lead Quincy Notre Dame to a 63-31 rout of Breese Central in the IHSA Class 2A girls basketball state championship game Saturday at Illinois State University's Redbird Arena.
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WIU Secures #4 Spot in Tourney
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Terell Parks scored 25 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to help Western Illinois defeat North Dakota State 77-64 on Saturday night, earning a sweep of the teams' two games and the No. 4 spot in the Summit League tournament.
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ISU Edges Bradley
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Jackie Carmichael had 16 points and 14 rebounds Saturday and Illinois State beat Bradley 54-53 on Saturday.
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Shurna Lifts Northwestern Over Penn State
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- John Shurna made two free throws with 2.6 seconds left to give Northwestern a 67-66 win over Penn State on Saturday night.
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Northern Iowa Beats Southern Illinois
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Anthony James scored 18 points, including four free throws in the final minute, and Northern Iowa slipped past Southern Illinois 65-61 on Saturday.
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Hat Trick Leads Kings Past Blackhawks
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Dustin Brown scored three goals in an early 15-minute stretch and matched his career high with four points in an impressive response to trade rumors, and Jonathan Quick earned his NHL-leading seventh shutout in the Los Angeles Kings' 4-0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night.
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Perron Helps Blues Top Jets
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) -- David Perron scored the winning goal in the shootout to lift the St. Louis Blues to a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday.
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James Buescher Dodges Wreck to Win Daytona Race
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- James Buescher is the surprise winner of the Nationwide Series opener at Daytona International Speedway.
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Danica Wrecks Early in Nationwide Race
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Danica Patrick's full-time venture into NASCAR's Nationwide Series is off to a rough start.
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New Manager Avoids Intrigue With New Closer
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Jason Motte has already gotten a public vote of confidence from his manager.
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Local Sports Roundup 2/25/12
Streaks, Abingdon, M-R all post wins Friday.
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New Manager Not Worries About LaRussa's Shadow
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Mike Matheny fields the question that comes pretty much on a daily basis with the dexterity of the four-time Gold Glove catcher he used to be.
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Cubs' Castro Says He Just Wants to Play Ball
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Chicago Cubs All-Star shortstop Starlin Castro arrived at spring training Friday and said he's ready to concentrate fully on baseball after spending much of his offseason facing sexual assault allegations.
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A Break from Lin to Put Focus Back on Howard
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Before Jeremy Lin's emergence, the big story around the NBA was Dwight Howard's situation.
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Patrick Wins Pole for Nationwide Race at Daytona
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Danica Patrick has won the pole for the season-opening Nationwide Series race at Daytona.
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Keselowski Tops Practice Sessions for Daytona 500
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Brad Keselowski posted the fastest 10-lap average during Daytona 500 practice Friday, barely edging Kyle Busch.
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Economy Brighter in NASCAR, Teams Still Searching
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Trevor Bayne and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. are two of the most prominent up-and-coming drivers in NASCAR. In happier economic times, they might have Fortune 500 companies falling all over them.
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Federal Authorities Subpoena Info from Penn State
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State says it has received a federal subpoena related to a former assistant football coach accused of molesting boys and is cooperating with the request.
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Big Ten Considers CWS Stadium for Tournament
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- The Big Ten might move its baseball tournament to the home of the College World Series.
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Morehead State Routs Eastern Illinois 75-39
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- Marsell Holden scored 17 points and Morehead State coasted to a 75-39 win over Eastern Illinois on Thursday night.
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SIU-Edwardsville Holds Off Eastern Kentucky 63-58
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) -- Jerome Jones scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Mark Yelovich added 16 points and 11 boards as SIU-Edwardsville held off a late Eastern Kentucky surge for a 63-58 win Thursday night, sweeping the season series.
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South Dakota State Defeats Western Illinois 74-57
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) -- Jordan Dykstra had 23 points, eight rebounds and went 5 of 5 from 3-point range to lead South Dakota State to a 74-57 win against Western Illinois on Thursday night.
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Stars Beat Blackhawks, 3-1
CHICAGO (AP) -- Michael Ryder scored on a deflection with 5:02 left in regulation as the Dallas Stars rallied with three goals late in the game to defeat Chicago 3-1 on Thursday night, ending the Blackhawks' four-game winning streak.
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