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Rose Expects to Play vs. Pacers After Ankle Sprain
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose says his sprained left ankle is improving and he expects to play in Game 5 against the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday night.
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Blackhawks' Bickell Has Surgery, Out of Game 7
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Blackhawks forward Bryan Bickell underwent surgery Monday to repair a lacerated tendon in his wrist and will miss Game 7 on Tuesday night against the Vancouver Canucks.
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Canuks GM Irate Ahead of Game 7 Against Chicago
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- With the Vancouver Canucks in danger of exiting the playoffs and entering the history books, their general manager is blaming the referees.
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Castro Commits 3 Errors as Rockies Beat Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro committed three errors in the second inning and the Colorado Rockies beat Chicago 5-3 Monday night.
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Near No Hitter in Sox Win Over Yankees
NEW YORK (AP) -- Phil Humber held the Yankees hitless until Alex Rodriguez grounded a single up the middle with one out in the seventh inning Monday night and the Chicago White Sox made the effort stand up with a 2-0 victory over New York.
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GM Williams Has Confidence in Slumping White Sox
NEW YORK (AP) -- White Sox general manager Ken Williams is taking a patient approach with his struggling ballclub.
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Gould Tries to Work Out But Told No
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bears place-kicker Robbie Gould says he went to Halas Hall on Tuesday morning but was told by team officials he couldn't work out.
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NFL Players to Go Back to Work -- For Now
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The federal judge who stopped the NFL lockout will take at least another day to consider whether she should put her order on hold.
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After Hiatus, Chicago Women's Soccer Has New League
LISLE, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Red Stars women's soccer team is back with a new home.
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Judge Orders End to NFL Lockout, Appeal Expected
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- A federal judge has sided with NFL players and granted their request for a preliminary injunction to lift the lockout.
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Local Sports Schedule 4/25/11
Our list of sports action locally for Monday.
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MRI Negative on Derrick Rose's Sprained Ankle
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Good news for Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose: An MRI has come back negative on his sprained left ankle.
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Blackhawks Force Game 7, Thanks to OT
CHICAGO (AP) -- Ben Smith scored on a rebound at 15:30 of overtime and the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Sunday night to force a seventh game in the opening-round series.
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Batters Pace Cardinals in Win Over Reds
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jake Westbrook threw six innings of three-hit ball in his first career start on three days' rest and Yadier Molina hit a three-run homer in the sixth off a tiring Edinson Volquez in the St. Louis Cardinals' 3-0 victory Sunday night.
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Dodgers Beat Cubs, Hitting Streak Continues
CHICAGO (AP) -- Andre Ethier extended his hitting streak to 21 games with a single in a five-run first inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 7-3 for their fourth win in five games.
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Tigers Beat White Sox to Finish Sweep
DETROIT (AP) -- Max Scherzer allowed four hits in eight outstanding innings, and the Detroit Tigers beat Chicago 3-0 on Sunday to finish a three-game sweep of the struggling White Sox.
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Local Sports Roundup 4/24/11
GHS Baseball washed out, while GHS Softball gets WB6 loss.
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Seabrook Hopes to be Back for Game 6
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago defenseman Brent Seabrook seemed OK and said he felt good after taking a blow to the head in Game 3 of the Blackhawks' first-round series with Vancouver.
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Reds Rally to Beat Cardinals
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Miguel Cairo hit a two-out, two-run, go-ahead single in the eighth inning to lift the Cincinnati Reds to a 5-3 victory Saturday over St. Louis Cardinals.
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Baker Lifts Cubs to Wild Victory Over Dodgers
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jeff Baker hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the eighth inning and the Chicago Cubs got a banner day from the top of their lineup in a wild 10-8 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday.
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Cubs Recall RHP Berg from AAA Iowa
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs have added another arm to their tired bullpen, recalling right-hander Justin Berg from Triple-A Iowa.
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No Hit Bid Ends on Call as Tigers Beat White Sox
DETROIT (AP) -- Brad Penny had a no-hit bid broken up on an infield single in the sixth and the Detroit Tigers scored five in the fifth inning of a 9-0 win over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday.
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Pacers Beat Bulls to Avoid Elimination
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Danny Granger scored 24 points and the Indiana Pacers avoided elimination by holding off a furious rally to beat the Bulls 89-84 on Saturday afternoon for their first playoff win since 2006.
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Offense Gets Best of Defense in Illini Spring Game
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois' offense has held off its defensive counterpart in the Orange and Blue Spring Game, 26-21.
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Edwards Holds Off Kyle Busch to Win Nashville 300
GLADEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Carl Edwards claimed his fifth career victory at Nashville Superspeedway, holding off Kyle Busch to win the Nashville 300 on Saturday.
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Local Sports Roundup 4/23/11
Change in location for GHS Baseball, and Friday good for Knox Golf Team.
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Cardinals Beat Rain Delay, Reds
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Kyle McClellan worked six-plus innings after the St. Louis Cardinals guessed correctly and used a substitute starter before a lengthy rain delay in a 4-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.
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Uribe Leads Streaking Dodgers Past Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Juan Uribe hit a two-run homer, Andre Ethier extended his major league-best hitting streak to 19 games and the surging Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 12-2 Friday.
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Dodgers GM Says He Talked to MLB
CHICAGO (AP) -- Los Angeles Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti says he has talked with a Major League Baseball official and is operating under the same budgetary guidelines he had before the league seized control of the team.
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Tigers Beat Slumping White Sox
DETROIT (AP) -- Justin Verlander pitched seven impressive innings through a misty rain, and Ryan Raburn drove in four runs to lead the Detroit Tigers over the Chicago White Sox 9-3 on Friday night.
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