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Colorado Flips First Card as Conference Chaos Begins
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Colorado has made the first move in what could be a wild ride to realignment by leaving the Big 12 for the Pac-10.
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"Big Baby" Gives Celtics Big Lift in Game Four Win
BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Celtics have tied up the NBA finals, and they owe it more to "Big Baby" than the Big Three.
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Moline Softball Team No Stranger to State
POSTED 12:28 p-m 6/10/10 The Class 3A and 4A softball state semifinalists have one more day off before they play for the ultimate goal - a state title.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 6/9/10
Galesburg American Legion Post 285 baseball team blows out East Moline to begin new season.
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Disappointing Cardinals Lay Egg in Los Angeles; Fall One Game Behind Cincinnati in NL Central
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Manny Ramirez hit a two-run homer and Blake DeWitt also had two RBIs to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday night, completing a three-game sweep.
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Lee Reaches Milestone in Cub Victory in Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Derrek Lee hit the 300th homer of his career, connecting Wednesday night for the Chicago Cubs.
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Slumping Cubs Third Baseman Ramirez to DL
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Struggling Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday to rest his ailing left thumb in the midst of his season-long slump.
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Rare Offensive Explosion for White Sox in Win Over Detroit
CHICAGO (AP) -- Ramon Castro and Brent Lillibridge hit three-run homers and the Chicago White Sox, after critical comments by general manager Ken Williams, routed the Detroit Tigers 15-3 Wednesday night.
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ChiSox GM Williams Pondering Changes for Struggling Team
CHICAGO (AP) -- White Sox general manager Ken Williams is done being patient.
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Hawks Return Home with Cup; Celebration in Chicago on Friday
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Stanley Cup returned to Chicago for the first time in 49 years early Thursday morning, and its arrival along with the Blackhawks at O'Hare International Airport warranted a water cannon salute.
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Blackhawks the Champs; Finish Off Philly in Six
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Chicago Blackhawks have won the Stanley Cup, beating the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 in overtime in Game 6 for their first championship since 1961.
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Scots' Tanney Named Preseason All-American
Less than four months after Monmouth College quarterback Alex Tanney was presented with the Melberger Trophy as the nation's top Division III football player, Consensus Draft Services has named him a preseason All-American.
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Free Baseball Clinic Later this Month at Voyles Field
A free baseball clinic will be put on by Cal Ripken baseball/Chevy Youth baseball at Voyles field June 18th from 6:00 to 9:00 p-m.
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Galesburg Post 285 Baseball Team Meets East Moline in Home Opener
The Galesburg American League Post 285 baseball team plays its home opener Wednesday.
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Galesburg High School's Ricketts Signing with SIU
POSTED 2:45 p-m, UPDATED 9:34 a-m 6/9/10 A Galesburg High School boys track and field standout who earned medals in the last two Class 2A state meets will complete in collegiate athletics in southern Illinois.
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Anemic Offense Costs Cardinals Against Dodgers
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Manny Ramirez hit an RBI double in the eighth inning and the surging Los Angeles Dodgers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 1-0 Tuesday night to take sole possession of first place in the NL West for the first time this season.
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Brewers Come Back to Beat Cubs
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Casey McGehee hit a two-run, two-out single in the ninth, rallying the Milwaukee Brewers to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs Tuesday night.
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Galarraga Not Perfect; Good Enough to Beat Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Far from perfect this time, Armando Galarraga was long gone when Brennan Boesch and Carlos Guillen hit back-to-back homers in a six-run seventh to lift the Detroit Tigers to a 7-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox Tuesday night.
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Tigers, White Sox Draft Managers' Sons
CHICAGO (AP) -- Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland and the Chicago White Sox's Ozzie Guillen had reason to be proud pops on Tuesday.
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Strasburg K's 14 in MLB Debut for Nats
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Over-hyped? Are you kidding? Stephen Strasburg went beyond the hype, and anyone's reasonable expectations, by striking out 14 batters in his electric major league debut.
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Nebraska Regents to Discuss Big 12 vs. Big Ten
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- A member of the University of Nebraska board of regents says he expects the group to discuss whether the Cornhuskers should stay in the Big 12 or move to the Big Ten at Friday's meeting.
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Lakers Bounce Back in Game Three to Beat Celtics; Lead 2-1
BOSTON (AP) -- Kobe Bryant scored 29 points and Derek Fisher added 16 to lead Los Angeles to a 91-84 victory over the Boston Celtics Tuesday night and give the Lakers a 2-1 lead in the NBA finals.
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Illini Golfer Makes U.S. Open Field
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Less than a week after he won an NCAA title University of Illinois golfer Scott Langley has now qualified for the U.S. Open.
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Class 3A & 4A Baseball and Softball State Semifinals Set after Tuesday Supersectional Games
POSTED 4:11 p-m 6/8/10 EastSide Centre in East Peoria and Silver Cross Field in Joliet will be busy places again this weekend as both are the sites of the state softball and baseball semifinals and finals.
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Illinois Quarterback Leaving Team
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) _ Illinois spokesman Kent Brown says backup quarterback Jacob Charest has left the school.
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Dodgers Rip Injury Plagued Cardinals Pitching
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Blake DeWitt hit his first home run of the year and drove in a career-high five runs to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 12-4 win over the St. Louis Cardinals Monday night.
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Cubs' Silva Wins Again; Improves to 8-0
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Carlos Silva extended the best start by a Cubs pitcher in 43 years by allowing one run over seven innings, Ryan Theriot scored four times and Chicago beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 on Monday.
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Barbs Cut Short Galesburg's State Bid
Galesburg High School's deep postseason run came to an end, one game short of reaching the Class 3A state semifinals.
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State Semifinals in Sight for Galesburg High School Baseball Squad
Galesburg High School's baseball team is focused on making its first trip to state in over two decades.
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Brewers Say Goodbye to Ineffective Suppan
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Milwaukee Brewers have released struggling pitcher Jeff Suppan during the final year of the richest contract in team history.
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