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Iowa Beats Northwestern
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Devyn Marble broke a lengthy slump with 21 points and Iowa beat Northwestern 71-57 on Saturday to snap a two-game losing streak.
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Indiana St. Tops SIU
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) -- Jake Odum's layup with 19 seconds to play helped Indiana State to a 66-65 win over Southern Illinois on Saturday.
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Buffalo Beats NIU
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Javon McCrea scored 16 points and Tony Watson had 14 points to help Buffalo beat Northern Illinois 59-54 on Saturday.
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Ducks Beat Blues in Shootout
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Viktor Fasth stopped three of six shootout attempts to become the first NHL goalie in eight years to win his first five starts, and Bobby Ryan had two goals and two assists as the Anaheim Ducks beat the struggling St. Louis Blues 6-5 on Saturday night.
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Paternos Issue Report; Challenge Freeh's Findings
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Former FBI director Louis Freeh is standing by his conclusion that former Penn State coach Joe Paterno and three top administrators concealed child sex abuse allegations against Jerry Sandusky.
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Longtime Broadcaster Shelby Whitfield Dies at 77
JACKSON, N.J. (AP) -- Former Washington Senators broadcaster Shelby Whitfield, who enjoyed a long career with AP Radio and ABC Radio, has died. He was 77.
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Local Sports Roundup 2/9/13
Streaks suffer heartbreaking loss Friday night.
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Illinois Moves from Depths to Heights with Win
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- It's been a weird season of college basketball and no team may be more confounding than Illinois.
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Cardinals Sign David Freese to 1-Year Deal
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals and 2011 World Series MVP David Freese have reached agreement on a one-year contract that avoids salary arbitration.
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Boozer's Big 4th Lifts Bulls Over Jazz
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Carlos Boozer scored 19 points, including 11 straight in the fourth quarter, and the Chicago Bulls closed out a six-game road trip with a 93-89 victory over the Utah Jazz on Friday night.
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Hard Work Remembered During NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Herb Thomas was remembered as a hard worker who never forgot his farming roots during his induction into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
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Manufacturer: Device Setting Caused Bowl Outage
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The manufacturer of a protective device blamed in the power outage that interrupted the Super Bowl said a low "trip setting" on the equipment caused the partial blackout in the Superdome.
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Local Sports 2/8/2013
Here's a look at Friday's sports schedule.
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Illini Buzzer-Beater Upsets No. 1 Hoosiers, 74-72
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Tyler Griffey made an uncontested layup at the buzzer off a baseline inbounds pass and Illinois beat No. 1 Indiana 74-72 on Thursday night, the fifth straight week the nation's top-ranked team has lost.
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Faried's Slams Lead Nuggets Past Bulls 128-96
DENVER (AP)--Kenneth Faried celebrated his invitation to the league's annual slam dunk contest with a series of rim-rattling, crowd-pleasing jams Thursday night when the Denver Nuggets extended their winning streak to eight games with a 128-96 win over the Chicago Bulls.
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Blackhawks Keep Rolling With 6-2 Rout of Coyotes
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP)--Patrick Kane had two goals and an assist, and the Chicago Blackhawks remained the only NHL team without a loss in regulation this season by routing the Phoenix Coyotes 6-2 Thursday night.
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Woods, Eastern Illinois Top Tennessee-Martin 93-65
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP)--Morris Woods scored 18 points as Eastern Illinois won its third in its past four, downing Tennessee-Martin 93-65 in Ohio Valley Conference action Thursday night.
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Local Sports Roundup 2/7/13
Regional basketball championships among Thursday's schedule.
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Illinois Adds Key QB Among New Recruits
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois has landed a 20-player recruiting class that includes two four-star recruits. Among them is the player the Illini believe is their quarterback of the future.
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Iowa Signs 21 to Letters of Intent
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz never pays much attention to recruiting rankings.
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Linemen, Jucos Highlight Iowa State Class
AMES, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa State has landed a highly regarded high school lineman and two players from the national junior college championship team as part of its 25-member 2013 recruiting class.
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Brown Leads ISU Past Drake
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Tyler Brown had 25 points, nine assists and four steals as Illinois State rallied late to defeat Drake 94-86 Wednesday night.
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Bowling Green Beats NIU
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) -- A'uston Calhoun had 15 points and 12 rebounds and Bowling Green got its first road win of the season, defeating Northern Illinois 57-41 Wednesday night.
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Cubs to Mark Wrigley's 100th Year With Contest
CHICAGO (AP) -- Wrigley Field is turning 100, and the Chicago Cubs want fans to help commemorate the milestone.
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Late Run Carries Bradley Past Evansville
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Dyricus Simms-Edwards scored 21 points, Walt Lemon Jr. and Tyshon Pickett added 18 apiece, and Bradley scored the game's final six points Tuesday night to beat Evansville 76-70.
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Pendleton Lifts SIU by Wichita State
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Jalen Pendleton hit a short jumper with 2 seconds left, helping Southern Illinois snap a six-game losing streak with a 64-62 victory Tuesday night over reeling Wichita State.
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Northwestern to Play More Games at Wrigley
CHICAGO (AP) -- Northwestern and the Chicago Cubs have announced a partnership that includes five college football games at Wrigley Field.
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Local Sports 2/6/13
Here's a look at Wednesday night's sports schedule
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Mayor Defends New Orleans After Super Bowl Outage
NEW ORLEANS (AP)--New Orleans' mayor has defended the city's role as host after a power outage plunged the Super Bowl into 34 minutes of darkness, baffling authorities who are bringing in a consultant to help find the cause.
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Obama Congratulates Baltimore Ravens on Super Bowl
WASHINGTON (AP)--President Barack Obama is congratulating the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens.
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