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Blackhawks Trade Campbell for Panthers
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The Chicago Blackhawks have traded defenseman Brian Campbell to the Florida Panthers for forward Rostislav Olesz.
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Blackhawks Trade McNeill, Trade Brouwer
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Blackhawks used their first draft pick to select center Mark McNeill, a power forward who played last season for Prince Albert of the Western Hockey League.
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Bulls Acquire Rights to Mirotic
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls have acquired the rights to No. 23 pick Nikola Mirotic from the Minnesota Timberwolves for No. 28 pick Norris Cole of Cleveland State, second-rounder Malcolm Lee of UCLA and cash.
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Legion Makes Cameo at Home
The Galesburg Legion baseball team will make a brief appearance on their home field Friday evening before heading out on the road for another tournament this weekend.
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Cardinals Too Much for Phillies
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Chris Carpenter threw seven strong innings and Jon Jay and Lance Berkman homered to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 12-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday.
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Cardinals Call Up Left Hander Vades
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals have purchased the contract of left-handed reliever Raul Valdes from Triple-A Memphis.
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Bulls Take UCLA's Lee in Second Round
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls have selected UCLA guard Malcolm Lee in the second round of the draft with the 43rd pick and are expected to trade him to Minnesota.
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Bulls Draft Marquette's Butler
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls have selected Marquette guard-forward Jimmy Butler with the 30th pick in the draft on Thursday.
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Bulls Draft G Norris Cole
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls have selected Cleveland State guard Norris Cole with the 28th pick in the draft on Thursday.
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IL Little League Coach Collapses on Field, Dies
MONEE, Ill. (AP) -- An Illinois Little League baseball coach has died after collapsing on the field while his son and his teammates looked on.
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AP Sources: NFL Talks to Be Held Again Next Week
Two people familiar with the talks tell The Associated Press that NFL owners and players will resume negotiations early next week.
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Local Sports Roundup 6/23/11
Legion Baseball, and upgrades to WIU's Football Field.
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Lee Dominates as Phillies Beat Cardinals
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Cliff Lee threw a six-hitter for his second straight shutout and the Philadelphia Phillies got homers from Jimmy Rollins and Ryan Howard in the fourth inning of a 4-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night.
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Peavy Gets Win as Sox Beat Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jake Peavy returned from the disabled list to get the victory, A.J. Pierzynski had a two-run triple and the Chicago White Sox beat the Cubs 4-3 on Wednesday night to win two of three in their first series this season.
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Cubs Owner Sued for Harassment Retaliation
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Two Nebraska women are suing the founder of TD Ameritrade and an owner of the Chicago Cubs, claiming he fired them from his Omaha-based charity after they complained of sexual harassment.
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Churchill Downs Hit Hard By Possible Twister
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Churchill Downs officials are assessing the aftermath of a possible tornado that damaged several horse barns and has temporarily halted races at the famed Kentucky Derby horse track.
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IL Teen Basketball Player Revived After Collapse
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- A central Illinois teenager is in stable condition after collapsing at a summer basketball league game.
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White Sox Activate Peavy From DL
CHICAGO (AP) -- White Sox right-hander Jake Peavy was activated from the 15-day disabled list to start Wednesday night's game against the Cubs at U.S. Cellular Field.
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Bulls May Wait to Address Shooting Needs
CHICAGO (AP) -- It's no secret the Chicago Bulls could use some help on the perimeter. Whether they'll address it in the draft is another story.
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Iowa Seeks Details About Employees' Free Vehicles
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- University of Iowa athletics officials are collecting details about the free cars some coaches and employees drive.
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Phillies Blast Cards' Bullpen in 10-2 Win
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jimmy Rollins and Chase Utley each had a two-run single during Philadelphia's season-best nine-run eighth inning, lifting the Phillies to a 10-2 rout over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night.
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Morel's SF Lifts White Sox Over Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Brent Morel hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the seventh inning and the White Sox beat the Cubs 3-2 on Tuesday night to even their crosstown series at one game apiece.
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Iowa RB Prepping for Starting Role
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa running back Marcus Coker arrived in Iowa City last summer as a 6-foot, 230-pound physical specimen.
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AP Source: NFL Owners, Players Mull Revenue Split
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) -- NFL owners and players are discussing a straight split of income in the next collective bargaining agreement that would net the players just under 50 percent of total revenues.
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Big Z Keeps Cool, Leads Cubs Over White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Carlos Zambrano kept his cool this time after a tough first inning, Carlos Pena hit a three-run homer and Starlin Castro drove in three runs as the Chicago Cubs rallied to beat the White Sox 6-3 on Monday night.
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NASCAR Fines JGR Crew Chiefs
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- NASCAR has fined Joe Gibbs Racing's three crew chiefs $50,000 each for bringing unapproved oil pans to Michigan last week.
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Local Sports Notes 6/20/11
Post 285 and a local softball team are both doing well.
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Pujols Out 4-6 Weeks With Arm Fracture
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols will be out for 4-6 weeks with a fractured left forearm.
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Pujols Hurt in Cards' 5-4 Win Over Royals
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Albert Pujols sprained his left wrist trying to make a tag at first base, but the St. Louis Cardinals recovered to beat the Kansas City Royals 5-4 Sunday on Skip Schumaker's ninth-inning homer.
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Painful Season With Cubs, Sox Both Under .500
CHICAGO (AP) -- Ozzie Guillen's kidney stone just might be the perfect metaphor for this baseball season in Chicago.
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