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Diamondbacks Pick Up Campana from Cubs
PHOENIX (AP) -- The Arizona Diamondbacks have acquired outfielder Tony Campana in a trade that sent right-handed pitchers Jesus Castillo and Erick Leal to the Chicago Cubs.
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Soriano Focused on Winning with Cubs
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Alfonso Soriano doesn't regret refusing a trade to San Francisco last season, a decision that cost the Cubs outfielder a World Series ring.
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Illini Name New Director of Player Personnel
URBANA, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois football officials have named a new director of player personnel to help coordinate recruiting efforts.
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MVC Disciplines Officials From Wichita State-ISU Game
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The Missouri Valley Conference has disciplined the officiating crew from Sunday night's Wichita State-Illinois State game after it awarded technical foul shots to the wrong player in the closing seconds of the game.
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Bulls' Rose Goes Through Five-on-Five Drills
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose participated Monday in five-on-five drills, the latest step in his recovery from a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.
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Former Players Mourn Lakers Owner Jerry Buss
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Magic Johnson is remembering Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss as "a great man and an incredible friend."
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Wichita State Rally Schocks Illinois St. 68-67
NORMAL, Ill. (AP)--Cleanthony Early's 3-pointer with 4.8 seconds remaining capped Wichita State's comeback and gave the Shockers a 68-67 victory over Illinois State Sunday night.
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Illinois Routs Northwestern 62-41
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP)--D.J. Richardson scored 18 points to lead Illinois to a 62-41 victory over Northwestern on Sunday night.
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Ricketts Sees Progress on Wrigley Renovations Plans
MESA, Ariz. (AP)--Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts said the team is making progress with Chicago city officials on Wrigley Field renovation plans.
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Cubs' Garza has mild back strain
MESA, Ariz. (AP)--Chicago Cubs right-hander Matt Garza suffered a mild back strain on his left side while throwing batting practice to teammates Sunday and is expected to miss at least a few days of practice.
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Seabrook, Toews Lead Blackhawks Past Kings 3-2
CHICAGO (AP)--Brent Seabrook and Jonathan Toews each had a goal and an assist to help the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Sunday, extending their season-opening points streak to 15 games.
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Surprise! Few jobs up for grabs at Cubs camp
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs have 62 players at spring training barely four months after finishing with the franchise's worst record in almost 50 years.
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Western Michigan Defeats Northern Illinois 66-58
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) -- Shayne Whittington scored 15 points and Western Michigan scored the last 16 points of the game to shock Northern Illinois 66-58 on Saturday.
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GHS Boys Defeat Rockridge
This is the 17th win for the boys
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Local Sports Roundup for 2/16/13
Streaks win but share second place....for now.
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Blackhawks Beat Sliding Sharks 4-1
CHICAGO (AP) -- Marcus Kruger and Andrew Shaw scored during Chicago's strong second period, and the NHL-leading Blackhawks beat the sliding San Jose Sharks 4-1 on Friday night for their fifth win in six games.
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Rams Place Titus Young On Waivers
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Titus Young's stay with the Rams was brief. The wide receiver has been placed on waivers after only a few days in St. Louis.
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Local Sports 2/15/12
Local sports news and Friday's schedule.
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WIU Defeats N. Dakota State
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Terell Parks scored 13 points and pulled down 15 rebounds Thursday night, helping Western Illinois dominate the second half of a 49-36 victory over North Dakota State and hold onto first place in the Summit League.
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Ohio State Escapes Upset of Northwestern
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Deshaun Thomas scored 22 points and No. 13 Ohio State used a late 12-0 run to beat Northwestern 69-59 on Thursday night, the Buckeyes' 32nd consecutive home win against the Wildcats.
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Marmol Still Happy to be with Cubs
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Chicago Cubs closer Carlos Marmol thought he was headed to the Los Angeles Angels.
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White Sox GM Settles In, A Bit Nervously
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- New Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn says the job comes with new pressure.
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Bears' D to Look Similar With or Without Urlacher
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears' defense will likely have a similar look next season whether Brian Urlacher is part of it or not.
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Fisher to Announce Coaching Changes
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Rams have set a Friday news conference to discuss coaching staff changes, likely including a new defensive coordinator.
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With Rose's Status Still Up in Air, Bulls Get By
CHICAGO (AP) -- Given all the gasps around Chicago after Derrick Rose indicated he might not play this season, the All-Star break appears to be coming at a good time for the Bulls.
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Like Mike? Peers See LeBron for Own Greatness
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- LeBron James changed his jersey number, won an NBA championship and still gets inevitably compared to Michael Jordan at nearly every opportunity.
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NBA Puts Entire Statistical History Online
HOUSTON (AP) -- Sure, LeBron James has been on an amazing roll, but what about what Wilt Chamberlain did in 1962?
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Local Sports 2/14/13
Here's a look at tonight's sports schedule and stories
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Cardinals Extend Contract of GM, Option on Matheny
JUPITER, Fla. (AP)--The St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to a three-year contract extension with general manager John Mozeliak and exercised the 2014 option for manager Mike Matheny.
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Bulls' Derrick Rose Says Leg 'Still Isn't Right'
BOSTON (AP)--Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose says he is making progress in his rehab from reconstructive knee surgery but his left leg 'still isn't right."
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