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SMU Hires Jankovich as Hoops Coach-in-waiting
DALLAS (AP) -- SMU has hired Illinois State basketball coach Tim Jankovich to be its head coach-in-waiting under Larry Brown.
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Delaney: Rose Bowl Not Blocking BCS Change
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) -- Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany says BCS officials are narrowing the field of possible changes to college football's postseason and the Rose Bowl is not standing in the way of progress.
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Lots of Uncertainty for Players After Luck & RGIII
NEW YORK (AP) -- Andrew Luck to the Colts at No. 1? Check.
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RB Kahlil Bell SIgns Tender with Bears
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Restricted free-agent running back Kahlil Bell has signed his one-year tender offer from the Chicago Bears.
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Korver Leads Bulls Past Pacers
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Kyle Korver scored 20 points to help the Chicago Bulls defeat the Indiana Pacers 92-87 on Wednesday night and inch closer to claiming the top overall seed in the NBA playoffs.
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A's Score 3 in 14th, Rally Past White Sox 5-4
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Kila Ka'aihue blooped a winning single in the 14th inning soon after Yoenis Cespedes' tying two-run homer, and the Oakland Athletics rallied past the Chicago White Sox 5-4 on Wednesday.
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Freese, Lynn Lead Cardinals Over Cubs 5-1
CHICAGO (AP) -- David Freese homered and Lance Lynn threw eight strong innings to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday afternoon.
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Metta World Peace Suspended 7 Games
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) -- Lakers forward Metta World Peace has been suspended seven games by the NBA for elbowing James Harden, meaning he could miss at least six playoff games.
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Deion Sanders Cited for Fight with Estranged Wife
PROSPER, Texas (AP) -- Former Dallas Cowboys star Deion Sanders has been charged with misdemeanor simple assault in the wake of an altercation with his estranged wife that got her arrested at their mansion in suburban Dallas.
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Goodell Says Saints Bounties Case in Final Stages
NEW YORK (AP) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league is still doing interviews regarding player punishments that likely will be handed down for the Saints' pay-for-hits bounty system.
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Bears Players Roach, Paea Win Piccolo Awards
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bears linebacker Nick Roach and defensive tackle Stephen Paea are the winners of this year's Brian Piccolo awards.
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Phil Humber Heads Home to be with Expectant Wife
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- White Sox pitcher Phil Humber has flown home to Chicago to be with his wife as they prepare for the birth of their first child.
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Tommy Milone Hangs Tough Until Offense Delivers
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Pinch-hitter Kurt Suzuki doubled in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, Tommy Milone outdueled Gavin Floyd and the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago White Sox 2-0 on Tuesday night.
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Soriano Lifts Cubs Past Cardinals 3-2
CHICAGO (AP) -- Alfonso Soriano hit a game-ending RBI single in the 10th inning and the Chicago Cubs beat St. Louis 3-2 on Tuesday night, ending the Cardinals' run of 13 consecutive winning series.
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State Police Probing Saints Alleged Wiretapping
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A joint Louisiana state police and FBI task force is investigating allegations that the New Orleans Saints set up general manager Mickey Loomis' booth in the Superdome so he could listen in on opposing coaches.
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Rams Have 3 of Top 39 Picks
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Rams and new coach Jeff Fisher have three of the top 39 picks in the NFL draft that begins Thursday night.
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Bears Seem to Have Options in Emery's First Draft
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have the 19th overall pick in the NFL draft that begins Thursday night.
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Smith Too Good as Coyotes Clinch Series
CHICAGO (AP) -- Mike Smith made 39 saves and the Phoenix Coyotes scored three times in the final period to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-0 on Monday night and capture their opening-round series in six games.
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Peavy's 3-hitter Leads White Sox Past A's 4-0
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Jake Peavy pitched a three-hitter, Adam Dunn and Paul Konerko hit back-to-back homers and the Chicago White Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 4-0 on Monday night.
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Mather Lifts Cubs Over Cardinals
CHICAGO (AP) -- Joe Mather's two-run single with two outs in the ninth inning lifted the Chicago Cubs to a 3-2 comeback win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night.
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Brandon Palaniuk Wins Bassmaster Event
BULL SHOALS, Ark. (AP) -- Brandon Palaniuk won the Bassmaster Elite Series TroKar Quest at Bull Shoals Lake on Sunday, finishing with a four-day catch of 78 pounds, 6 ounces.
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OT Experts Coyotes, Blackhawks Head to Game 6
CHICAGO (AP) -- So close has the series between the Phoenix Coyotes and Chicago Blackhawks been that one little bounce of the puck, one fumble along the boards or one faceoff win can be the difference between celebrating a victory and swallowing a loss.
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Hitting Streak Ends at 47 for SE Mo.'s Parmley
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) -- Southeast Missouri's Kenton Parmley has gone without a hit against Tennessee Tech, ending his hitting streak at 47 games _ tied for the third-longest in NCAA Division I history.
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Braun Given NL MVP Trophy in Pregame Ceremony
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Ryan Braun has been given his National League MVP trophy in a ceremony before Milwaukee hosted the Colorado Rockies on Sunday by Robin Yount, another Milwaukee MVP award winner.
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Picture Perfect: Humber Savors Historic Gem
SEATTLE (AP) -- Phil Humber wanted to share his perfect game, so he stayed up well past midnight to answer every one of the more than 100 text messages he got that offered congratulations.
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Rios has 3 Hits and 3 RBIs, Chisox Sweep Mariners
SEATTLE (AP) -- Alex Rios got three hits and drove in three runs Sunday as the Chicago White Sox completed a series sweep of the Seattle Mariners with a 7-4 victory.
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Cueto Helps Reds Beat Cubs 4-3
CHICAGO (AP) -- Johnny Cueto threw 6 1-3 strong innings to lead the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-3 win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.
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Lohse Sparkles as Cardinals Drop Pirates 5-1
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Kyle Lohse scattered six hits while pitching into the eighth inning to lead the St. Louis Cardinals past the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 on Sunday.
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Local Sports Roundup 4/22/12
No-hitter pitched in a local game Saturday, plus other area results.
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White Sox Pitcher Phil Humber Throws Perfect Game
SEATTLE (AP) -- Phil Humber threw the first perfect game in the majors in almost two years, leading the Chicago White Sox to a 4-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday.
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