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NCAA Tourney's First Full Day Draws More Viewers
NEW YORK (AP) -- The NCAA tournament's new television format drew more viewers to the first full day of March Madness.
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Hansbrough Leads Pacers Past Bulls
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Tyler Hansbrough had 29 points and 12 rebounds to help the Indiana Pacers beat Chicago 115-108 in overtime on Friday night, snapping the Bulls' eight-game winning streak.
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A Roush Sweep at Bristol
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) -- NASCAR's Sprint Cup racers are in Bristol this weekend at the high-banked, half-mile Bristol Motor Speedway.
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Votto, Rolen Go Deep as Reds Outslug Cubs
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- NL MVP Joey Votto hit a two-run homer, Scott Rolen had a three-run shot and the Cincinnati Reds outlasted the Chicago Cubs 14-13 on Friday.
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Firm, Committee Move to Quash Clemens Subpoena
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A law firm and a congressional committee that both investigated the use of performance-enhancing drugs in baseball are fighting former pitching star Roger Clemens over access to evidence they gathered against him.
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Final Scores 3/18/11
Click here to find out how the Prairie Fire baseball and softball teams fared on Friday!
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Local Sports Round Up 3/18/11
Local sports schedule and NCAA results.
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Rose Helps Bulls Beat Nets for Eighth Straight Win
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored 21 points and the Chicago Bulls extended their longest winning streak in six years to eight games with an 84-73 victory over the New Jersey Nets on Thursday night.
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Benn, Lehtonen Lead Stars Past Blackhawks
DALLAS (AP) -- Jamie Benn extended his point streak to nine games with a goal and an assist, Kari Lehtonen made 23 saves for his 16th NHL shutout, and the Dallas Stars beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-0 on Thursday night.
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D'Agostini's 2 Goals Lead Blues Sweep of Kings
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jaroslav Halak stopped 17 shots for his 14th NHL shutout and the St. Louis Blues beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-0 Thursday night.
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Jackson Hits Winning RBI Double for A's
PHOENIX (AP) -- Conor Jackson hit a game-ending double to cap a three-run ninth inning as the Oakland Athletics overcame home runs by Alfonso Soriano, Geovany Soto and Reed Johnson for a 6-5 win over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday night.
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Marcum Leaves Brewers' Win with Shoulder Tightness
PHOENIX (AP) -- Shawn Marcum threw three solid innings before leaving the Milwaukee Brewers' 4-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox with shoulder tightness.
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Milledge Homers Twice, in White Sox's Win
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Lastings Milledge hit a pair of home runs and drove in three runs, helping a Chicago White Sox split-squad beat the Colorado Rockies 12-6 Thursday.
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Pujols: No Looking Back for Three-Time NL MVP
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Physically, this has been one of Albert Pujols' best spring trainings in a long time. No rehabbing from elbow woes, unlike 2009 and 2010.
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Final Scores 3/17/11
Knox baseball and CSC softball were both in action today! Click here to see how they fared.
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Local Sports Round Up 3/17/11
Local sports action and NCAA updates.
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Celtics Back on Top with Victory Over Pacers
BOSTON (AP) -- Jeff Green scored 13 of his 19 points in the second quarter, and the Boston Celtics coasted to a 92-80 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night and moved back into a first-place tie in the Eastern Conference.
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Cavs Beat Kings for Rare Road Win
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Ramon Sessions scored 20 points to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a rare road victory, 97-93 over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night.
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Ducks Hold Off Blues, Climb into Playoff Position
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Jason Blake scored two goals, Ray Emery made 30 saves in his first start for Anaheim, and the Ducks climbed into an eighth-place tie in the Western Conference standings with a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday night.
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St. Louis Blues Up for Sale
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Blues are for sale.
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Carpenter Returns to Mound for Cardinals
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) -- Chris Carpenter returned from a left hamstring injury and gave up three runs in four innings for the St. Louis Cardinals in a 9-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday.
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Lincecum Whiffs 7 as Giants Beat White Sox
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Tim Lincecum struck out seven in 5 1-3 innings to help the San Francisco Giants to a 5-3 win over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday.
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Final Scores 3/16/11
The Prairie Fire continue their season-opening trip to Florida, and more!
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Local Sports Roundup 3/16/11
College Softball, High School Basketball, and more.
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Cardinals Blank Braves
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Kyle McClellan made another strong statement in his bid for the St. Louis Cardinals' vacant starting spot, allowing one hit in five scoreless innings in a 4-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday.
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Cardinals Pitcher Retires at Age 29
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Ian Snell has decided to retire at age 29 after the St. Louis Cardinals optioned him to the minors.
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Cubs Make Roster Cuts
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs made significant roster cuts Tuesday, sending 18 players to minor league camp.
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Split Cubs Get 3 Homers to Beat A's Split Squad
PHOENIX (AP) -- Brett Jackson, Tyler Colvin and Welington Castillo each homered to lead the split-squad Chicago Cubs to a 8-1 win over an Oakland Athletics split squad on Tuesday.
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Rockies Top Cubs
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Esmil Rogers allowed one hit in five innings with three strikeouts and no walks to solidify his chance to make Colorado's rotation and lead the Rockies to a 4-2 win over a Chicago Cubs split squad on Tuesday.
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University President: ND to Study IOSHA Report
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- The Notre Dame president says the university will study a state report that says the school committed six safety violations in the October death of a 20-year-old student.
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