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Rios' Homer Leads White Sox Over Padres
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) -- Alex Rios smacked a two-run home run, and the Chicago White Sox had 13 hits in an 8-5 win over the San Diego Padres on Monday night.
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Moving Kickoffs Up Under Discussion
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- NFL competition committee chairman Rich McKay says moving kickoffs up to the 35-yard line and bringing touchbacks out to the 25 have spurred ``healthy discussions'' among coaches and general managers.
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NFL: No Legal Grounds to Halt Lockout
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The NFL has asked a federal judge to keep its lockout in place, saying there are no legal grounds to stop it and accusing the players of trying to manipulate the law.
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Prosecutors Say Bonds Lied to Grand Jury
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A federal prosecutor says it is ``ridiculous and unbelievable'' that Barry Bonds thought he was taking flax seed oil and arthritis cream when his personal trainer gave him steroids.
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Local Sports Roundup 3/22/11
Monday's final scores from local sports, and Tuesday's schedule.
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Rios Homer Leads White Sox Over Padres
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) -- Alex Rios smacked a two-run home run, and the Chicago White Sox had 13 hits in an 8-5 win over the San Diego Padres on Monday night.
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Rose, Korver Lead to Rout 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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Blago Referenced in Barry Bonds Trial
CHICAGO (AP) -- When anonymous jurors begin hearing Barry Bonds' perjury trial this week, they can credit their privacy partly to former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
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NFL Players Got 53% of Incremental Increase
Figures obtained by The Associated Press underscore the substantial divide between the NFL and the locked-out players on a core issue: What portion of additional revenue goes to players.
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Moving Kickoff, Touchback a Touchy Issue
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- NFL competition committee chairman Rich McKay says moving kickoffs up to the 35-yard line and bringing touchbacks out to the 25 have spurred "healthy discussions" among coaches and general managers.
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Bulls Sign John Lucas III, Jannero Pargo
(AP) -- The Chicago Bulls have signed free agent guards John Lucas III and Jannero Pargo.
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McClellan, Cardinals Rout Red Sox 10-3
(AP) -- The Cardinals' Kyle McClellan won a matchup of No. 5 starters Sunday, pitching five shutout innings in a 10-3 win over the Red Sox.
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Late HRs Lift Dodgers to 9-7 Win Over White Sox
(AP) -- Corey Smith and Jaime Pedroza homered in the eighth inning to give the Los Angeles Dodgers a wild 9-7 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.
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Wells Sparkles in Cubs' 3-2 Win Over Giants
(AP) -- Randy Wells retired 18 straight batters, Marlon Byrd reached base three times and the Chicago Cubs beat a San Francisco Giants' split squad 3-2 in 10 innings Sunday.
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Campoli's Late Goal Lifts Blackhawks Over Coyotes
(AP) -- Chris Campoli scored a power-play with 6:34 remaining and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Phoenix Coyotes 2-1 on Sunday night.
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Local Sports Roundup 3/20/11
Opening weekend for GHS Baseball, and more.
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"Funeral" Can't Bury Memories for Illini, Jayhawks
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Bruce Weber once held a mock funeral to lay Bill Self's memory to rest once and for all at Illinois.
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College Basketball Tournament Scores, Schedules
Chick here for scores and Schedules from college basketball tournaments.
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Rocky Wins 3A Title
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Rock Island hit its free throws late, sealing a 50-40 double-overtime win against Centralia in the Class 3A championship game of the IHSA Boys Basketball State Finals.
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Chicago Brooks Wins 3rd Place in Boys' 3A Tourney
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Mike Powell scored 20 points to lead Chicago Brooks to a 66-52 win over North Chicago in the Class 3A third-place game of the IHSA Boys Basketball State Finals.
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Simeon Takes Class 4A Boys Title
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Sophomore Jabari Parker scored 12 points and senior Darien Walker 10 for Simeon as the Wolverines defended their Class 4A state title with a 48-39 victory against Gurnee Warren in Saturday's Class 4A championship game of the IHSA Boys Basketball State Finals at Carver Arena.
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Glenbard East Takes 3rd in Class 4A Hoops
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Glenbard East had three players in double figures and its defense forced 18 turnovers in a 57-50 win against Normal Community in Saturday's Class 4A third-place game of the IHSA Boys Basketball State Finals at Carver Arena.
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Marlins Beat Cardinals
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Javier Vazquez gave up two runs in four innings, and the Florida Marlins ralled for a 5-4 win over a split-squad of St. Louis Cardinals.
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Norris Pitches 5 Shutout Innings for Astros in Win Over Cards
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- Bud Norris pitched five shutout innings and struck out five to lead the Houston Astros past a St. Louis Cardinals split-squad, 3-2 Saturday.
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Grand Slam for Padres in Win Over Cubs
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) -- Chase Headley hit a grand slam and Eric Patterson had two hits, scored twice and drove in a run against his former team as the San Diego Padres beat Matt Garza and the Chicago Cubs 14-4 Saturday.
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A's Beat White Sox
PHOENIX (AP) -- Trevor Cahill took a shutout into the seventh inning and Ryan Sweeney hit his first homer of the spring, leading the Oakland Athletics to an 8-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday.
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Tire Change a Curveball for Drivers at Bristol
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) -- A rare tire change in the middle of the race weekend has teams at Bristol Motor Speedway scrambling to prepare for Sunday's race.
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Busch Wins at Bristol, Again
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) -- Kyle Busch has earned his 10th career victory at Bristol Motor Speedway with a dominating run in the Nationwide Series race on Saturday.
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NFL Responds to Players' Letter to Goodell
MARCO ISLAND, Fla. (AP) -- The NFL's lead labor negotiator says a letter sent by players to Commissioner Roger Goodell "again proves that the most sensible step for everyone is to get back to bargaining."
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Davis Leads Dominant Illini Past UNLV
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Mike Davis tied his season high with 22 points, Demetri McCamey added 17 points and seven assists and Illinois dominated UNLV 73-62 Friday night to set up another meeting between Fighting Illini coaches past and present in the Southwest Region of the NCAA tournament.
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