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Bradley Hires Ford Away From Kent State
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Bradley has hired Kent State's Geno Ford as its new basketball coach.
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Sunday's NCAA Tournament Summary
Kentucky goes to the Final Four, while VCU Upsets Kansas
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Obama Comes Up Empty in Final Four
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama has come up empty in the Final Four.
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Carlos Silva Released By Cubs
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Carlos Silva has been released by the Chicago Cubs, one day after they told the veteran pitcher he would not make the opening-day roster.
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Cubs' Dempster Shaky in Last Start before Opener
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Ryan Dempster threw four shaky innings in his final start before opening day and the Chicago Cubs lost to a Colorado Rockies split squad 6-4 on Sunday.
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Buehrle Sharp for White Sox in Final Spring Start
PHOENIX (AP) -- Mark Buehrle allowed two hits in five innings in his final spring tuneup, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Sunday.
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Harvick Wins at Fontana on Final Turn Pass
FONTANA, Calif. (AP) -- Kevin Harvick passed California king Jimmie Johnson on the final turn to win his first race of the season Sunday at Auto Club Speedway.
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Local Sports Roundup 3/24/11
A number of games have already been cancelled this weekend. Find out details here.
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Cardinals Lose to Mets
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) -- David Wright and Angel Pagan homered, the Mets had seven straight hits after Skip Schumaker made a two-out error in the fourth inning and New York routed the St. Louis Cardinals 16-3 on Thursday.
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Barney Celebrates Cubs' Roster Spot With 2 Hits
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Darwin Barney, told he made the Chicago Cubs' roster for opening day, hit a two-run triple and singled Thursday in an 8-7 win over the Chicago White Sox.
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Blues Shut Out Oilers
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jaroslav Halak needed to make only 12 saves to earn his sixth shutout of the season and T.J. Oshie had a goal and an assist in the St. Louis Blues' 4-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night.
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Cleveland Browns Fan Sues Over NFL Lockout
CLEVELAND (AP) -- A Cleveland Browns fan has sued the National Football league and its teams over the player lockout, claiming it amounts to a breach of his contract to buy tickets through his personal seat license.
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Metrodome Roof Replacement Begins
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The work of replacing the Metrodome's damaged roof has begun.
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Local Sports Roundup 3/24/11
Here's a look at sports scores from around the area.
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Silva Has Good Outing for Cubs In Win Over A's
(AP) -- Carlos Silva had his best performance of a difficult spring, leading the Chicago Cubs over the Oakland Athletics 3-1 Wednesday.
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Kemp Homers for Dodgers in 6-2 Win Over White Sox
(AP) -- Matt Kemp hit his fifth home run of the spring Wednesday and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago White Sox 6-2.
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Northern Illinois Tabs McCarthy As Coach
(AP) -- Longtime Michigan State assistant Mark Montgomery is the new head basketball coach at Northern Illinois.
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Chicago's Crawford Hands Panthers Another Shutout
(AP) -- Corey Crawford made 23 saves for his fourth shutout of the season, and Brent Seabrook and Patrick Kane had a goal and assist each to lead the Chicago Blackhawks to a 4-0 win over the Florida Panthers on Wednesday night.
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Chicago Steakhouse to Bear Michael Jordan's Name
(AP) -- Chicago will once again be graced with a restaurant bearing the name of basketball great Michael Jordan.
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White Sox Sign New Organist
(AP) -- The Chicago White Sox have made a key roster move: They've signed a new organist.
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Local Sports Roundup 3/23/11
Here's a look at local sports action in the area.
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Hernandez Helps Mariners Beat White Sox 9-5
(AP) -- Felix Hernandez pitched five effective innings in his third spring training start, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Chicago White Sox 9-5 on Tuesday.
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Rose Has 30, Bulls Crush Hawks, 114-81
(AP) -- Derrick Rose had 30 points and 10 assists, helping the Chicago Bulls move back in the Eastern Conference lead with a runaway 114-81 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night.

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Coyotes Rally For 2-1 Over Blues
(AP) -- Lauri Korpikoski had a goal and an assist, Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 29 shots and the Phoenix Coyotes rallied after a sluggish start to beat the St. Louis Blues 2-1 on Tuesday night.
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Chicago Cubs Send Relievers Berg, Maine to Minors
(AP)-- Relievers Justin Berg and Scott Maine were optioned to the minor leagues as part of four moves the Chicago Cubs made to trim their roster to 36.
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Final Scores 3/22/11
Click here for scores from Tuesday's area baseball and softball action!
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Local Sports Round Up 3/22/11
Local spring sports action in the area.
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Rose, Korver Lead Bulls to Rout of Kings
CHICAGO (AP) -- Derrick Rose and Kyle Korver scored 18 points apiece as the Chicago Bulls routed the Sacramento Kings 132-92 on Monday night.
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Tennessee Fires Coach Bruce Pearl
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ Tennessee has fired Bruce Pearl after a season that saw the coach charged with unethical conduct for lying to NCAA investigators during a probe into recruiting.
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Benches Clear During Testy Nats-Cards Game
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Tony La Russa and Jim Riggleman had to be separated when both benches cleared Monday during a testy spring training game between the Washington Nationals and St. Louis Cardinals.
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