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2010 1st Round Pick Signs Entry Level Contract
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Blues signed forward Jaden Schwartz, a first-round pick in 2010, to an entry level contract. Schwartz will join the team Tuesday in Chicago for a game against the Blackhawks.
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Beltran, Wong Lift Cards Split Squad Over Braves
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Carlos Beltran went 2-for-4 in his return following a bout with the flu, and Kolten Wong singled in the winning run with two outs in the ninth inning as a St. Louis Cardinals split squad beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Monday.
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Nationals' Zimmerman Stays Hot with Homer, Double
VIERA, Fla. (AP) -- Ryan Zimmerman homered for the second time this spring and added a double in the Washington Nationals' 8-4 victory against a St. Louis Cardinals split squad on Monday.
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Cardinals Look to Lynn as Carpenter Heals
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Lance Lynn may be the St. Louis Cardinals' ''Plan B'' if former Cy Young award winner Chris Carpenter isn't ready for the season.
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Blackhawks, Carcillo Agree to 2-year Extension
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to a two-year contract extension with forward Daniel Carcillo.
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Richards Lifts Kings Past Blackhawks in Shootout
CHICAGO (AP) -- Mike Richards scored the lone goal in a six-round shutout to give the Los Angeles Kings a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday night.
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Perron, Halak Lead Blues to 5th Straight Win
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- David Perron broke a tie early in the third period, and Jaroslav Halak made 33 saves to help the NHL-leading St. Louis Blues beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-1 on Sunday night for their season-high fifth straight victory.
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Illinois State Draws Ole Miss in NIT
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois State will make its fourth appearance in the National Invitation Tournament in the past five seasons when it takes on Ole Miss Wednesday.
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Illinois Left Out of NIT, Completing Collapse
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- The same collapse that cost Bruce Weber his job will keep Illinois out of the postseason.
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Wisconsin Man Catches Illinois' Largest Walleye
PECATONICA, Ill. (AP) -- When it comes to fishing in Illinois, records are made to be broken. And quickly.
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Woodlawn Tops Carrolton to Win IHSA 1A Title
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- A.J. Webb hit a 3-pointer with 17 seconds left and Christian Hollenkamp nailed two free throws with 2.1 remaining to give Woodlawn a 48-45 win against Carrolton at the IHSA Class 1A boys basketball state title game at Carver Arena on Saturday.
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Mason City 3rd Place in 1A
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Jared Entwhistle scored 15 points and Duncan McClure added 14 as Mason City Illini Central battled back from 12 points down to beat North Shore Country Day, 51-48, in the Class 1A third-place game at the IHSA Boys Basketball State Finals at Carver Arena on Saturday.
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Breese Central Wins IHSA Class 2A Championship
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Brandon Book scored 28 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and Nick Grapperhaus made four free throws to help Breese Central hold off Normal University, 53-47, to win the IHSA Class 2A boys basketball championship.
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Rockford Lutheran Places 3rd in IHSA Class 2A Tourney
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Thomas Kopelman's eight 3-pointers led Rockford Lutheran to a third-place Class 2A finish with a 55-51 win over Seton Academy at the IHSA boys basketball state finals.
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Weber Will Begin Search for Next Job Soon
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Bruce Weber says he's relieved he didn't have to wait that long to find out his fate at Illinois, and that he'll start looking for a new job soon.
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#8 Michigan State Beats #14 Wisconsin
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Draymond Green scored 14 points and had 16 rebounds Saturday to lead No. 8 Michigan State past No. 14 Wisconsin 65-52 in the Big Ten tournament semifinals.
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Rose, Boozer Lead Bulls Past Jazz
CHICAGO (AP) -- Derrick Rose had 24 points and 13 assists, Carlos Boozer scored 27 and the Chicago Bulls pounded the Utah Jazz 111-97 on Saturday night.
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Marlins Beat Cards
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Josh Johnson got another good look at St. Louis, pitching 2 1/3 scoreless innings Saturday as the Miami Marlins beat the Cardinals 3-1.
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Carpenter to Miss Start With Stiff Neck
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter will miss his next scheduled spring training start because of stiffness in his neck.
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Castro Homers as Cubs Beat Brewers Split Squad
PHOENIX (AP) -- Starlin Castro homered, Ryan Dempster pitched three scoreless innings and the Chicago Cubs beat a Milwaukee Brewers split-squad 6-1 on Saturday.
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Dodgers Beat White Sox Split Squad
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Chad Billingsley was knocked out in the third inning of the Los Angeles Dodgers' 10-6 split-squad win over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night.
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Sox Split Squat Beats Rangers
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Colby Lewis pitched four perfect innings for the Texas Rangers in a 3-2 loss to a Chicago White Sox split squad Saturday.
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Sternhouse Earns 1st Win of 2012 at Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Defending Nationwide champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr. led the final 54 laps at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday for his first victory of the season.
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Edwards Hoping for More Wins in 2012
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Carl Edwards had a superb 2011 season, just missing out on his first Sprint Cup title.
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Cardinals vs. Marlins
Cardinals lose to the Marlins today.
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Weber Reacts to Firing
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Bruce Weber says he is proud of what he accomplished at Illinois, but he knows coaching is a bottom-line business.
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Wood Pitches Into 3rd Inning for Cubs in Win Over White Sox
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Travis Wood boosted his chances of earning a spot in the Chicago Cubs' rotation, allowing one run while pitching into the third inning of a 5-1 win over the White Sox on Friday.
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Blackhawks Rally to Beat Rangers
CHICAGO (AP) -- Defenseman Johnny Oduya scored his first goal for Chicago with 5:56 left in the third period to snap a tie in the Blackhawks' 4-3 comeback victory over the New York Rangers on Friday night.
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Redskins Trade for #2 Pick from Rams
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The St. Louis Rams confirm they have agreed in principle to trading the No. 2 pick of the draft to the Washington Redskins for three first-round selections.
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Kahne Fastest on Day of Records at Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Kasey Kahne will start on the pole after setting a track record on a fast day of qualifying at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
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