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ISU Picks New Athletic Director
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois State University has picked Gary Friedman as its next director of athletics.
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Final Scores 5/9/11
A look at local and national scores from Monday's action.
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Local Sports Roundup 5/8/11
GHS Softball Loses to Alleman while GHS Baseball wins against Alleman. Plus, how you can keep us up to date on your Cal Ripken League Team!
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Playoffs Look a Lot More Rose-y for Chicago
ATLANTA (AP) -- After perhaps the best game of an already dynamic career, Derrick Rose has no big plans for an off day in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
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Gallardo Takes No-Hitter Into 8th, Beats Cardinals
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Yovani Gallardo was the second straight pitcher to flirt with a no-hitter at Busch Stadium, allowing a single to start the eighth inning of the Milwaukee Brewers' slump-busting 4-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday.
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Fukudome Wints it for Cubs in 9th
CHICAGO (AP) -- Kosuke Fukudome hit a game-ending single as the Chicago Cubs scored twice in the ninth inning to beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 Saturday.
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Floyd Pitches White Sox Past Mariners
SEATTLE (AP) -- Gavin Floyd held the Seattle Mariners to three singles in eight innings and the bottom third of the White Sox batting order went 10 for 12 in Chicago's 6-0 victory Saturday night.
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Smith Takes 1st Sprint Cup Victory
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) -- Regan Smith moved in front on a caution nine laps from the end and survived a green-white-checker finish to win the Southern 500 for his first Sprint Cup victory Saturday night.
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Animal Kingdom Wins Kentucky Derby
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Animal Kingdom sped past the leaders in the turn at Churchill Downs on Saturday and roared down the middle of the stretch to win the Kentucky Derby.
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Archarcharch Injured in Kentucky Derby
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Archarcharch's storybook trip to the Kentucky Derby ended when the 3-year-old colt pulled up lame in the final yards at Churchill Downs.
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Local Sports Roundup 5/7/11
A look at Friday's sports action.
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Rose Scores Career-High 44 to Lead Bulls Rout
ATLANTA (AP) -- Derrick Rose looked every bit like an MVP, slicing up Atlanta for a career-high 44 points as the Chicago Bulls seized control of the Eastern Conference semifinals with their best performance of the postseason, romping to a 99-82 victory over the Hawks in Game 3 Friday night.
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Garcia Takes Perfect Game Into 8th for Cards
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jaime Garcia carried a perfect game into the eighth inning and finished with a two-hitter, dominating the punchless Milwaukee Brewers in a 6-0 victory for the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.
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Theriot Taken Out With Shin Contusion
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Shortstop Ryan Theriot has left the St. Louis Cardinals' game against the Milwaukee Brewers with a bruised left shin.
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Homer Sends Reds to Victory Over Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jay Bruce hit a three-run homer, Brandon Phillips made some key defensive plays at second base and the Cincinnati Reds won their third straight game Friday, beating the Chicago Cubs 5-4.
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Hernandez, Ryan Lead Seattle Over Sox
SEATTLE (AP) -- Brendan Ryan hit a game-ending RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning to make a winner of Felix Hernandez, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Chicago White Sox 3-2 on Friday night.
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Seattle's Bradley Ejected in 8th Inning of Sox Game
SEATTLE (AP) -- Milton Bradley has been ejected from the Seattle Mariners' game against the Chicago White Sox for arguing a called third strike in the eighth inning.
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AP Sources: MLB, Union Discussing Alcohol Plan
NEW YORK (AP) -- Major League Baseball and its players' association are considering a formal plan for dealing with alcohol-related incidents in the next collective bargaining agreement.
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Kahne Sets Darlington Record
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) -- Kasey Kahne won the pole for the Southern 500 with record run at Darlington Raceway, his fourth career pole in nine starts at the track.
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Busch Races to 1st Darlington Nationwide Win
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) -- Kyle Busch finally broke through to win a Nationwide Series race at Darlington Raceway after near misses the past two years.
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Uncle Mo Won't Go Into Kentucky Derby
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Uncle Mo isn't running in Saturday's Kentucky Derby.
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Final Scores 5/6/11
A look at local and national scores from Friday night.
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Local Sports Round Up 5/6/11
Galesburg girls Silver Streaks soccer team beats Macomb on new YMCA Kleine Field, plus many more scores!
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Cardinals batter Johnson, Marlins
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Untouchable in April, Marlins ace Josh Johnson was battered for five runs Thursday in his first start of the month as the St. Louis Cardinals beat Florida 6-3.
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Baffling White Sox Fall into Deep Hole
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox have been waiting for a month now to shake off a season-starting slump that just won't disappear. The bullpen has faltered and the defense has been shaky at times.
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Hawks' Confidence Growing After Split in Chicago
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Hawks took heart from the way they played in the first two games at Chicago. And they're taking note of what's happening in the rest of the NBA playoffs.
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Lakers Head to Dallas with Grip on Titles Slipping
DALLAS (AP) -- Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers are in trouble, and they know it.
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Rivers Expects Shaq to Play in Game 3 vs. Miami
WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) -- Shaquille O'Neal is expected to play for the Boston Celtics in the playoffs for the first time in Game 3 against the Miami Heat.
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Canucks Grab 3-1 Series Lead Over Predators
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Ryan Kesler broke a tie with a power-play goal at 7:28 of the third period, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Nashville Predators 4-2 on Thursday night.
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UC Davis Hires Les as Men's Basketball Coach
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) -- UC Davis has hired former Bradley coach Jim Les to take over its men's basketball program.
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