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Brady Was Scared After 2-Car Accident
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says he was scared out of his mind after he was involved in a two-vehicle crash last week.
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9/12/10 Local Football Round Up
Scores the area's high school and college football games.
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Illinois Stomps Southern Illinois
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Mikel LeShoure ran for 115 yards and two touchdowns and A.J. Jenkins had 114 receiving yards and a score Saturday night to lead Illinois past Southern Illinois 35-3.
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Braves Beat Cards
ATLANTA (AP) -- Alex Gonzalez hit a three run homer in the 12th inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 on Saturday to move into a tie for the NL East lead.
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Dempster Earns 100th Win as Cubs Defeat Brewers
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Ryan Dempster struck out eight in seven crisp innings, earning his 100th career win and helping the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 1-0 on Saturday night.
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Kansas City Hits 18 in Win Over White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) - Kyle Davies pitched six solid innings, Gregor Blanco and Kila Ka'aihue had three hits apiece and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 8-2 on Saturday night.
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Hamlin Wins at Home Track
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- In the final race before NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, Denny Hamlin bounced back from a last place finish at Atlanta last week to grab his second career victory at his home track at Richmond International Raceway.
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U.S. Open, Men and Women's Results
NEW YORK (AP) -- For the first time since 2001, there is a repeat winner at the women's final at the U.S. Open.
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Local Sports Roundup 9/11/10
Silver Streaks win on the road, while weather hampered local football games.
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Six-Run 6th Helps Carry Braves to Win Over Cardinals
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Braves scored six runs in the sixth inning, sending 10 hitters to the plate and taking advantage of a dropped fly ball by right fielder Jon Jay to rally for a much-needed 8-6 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.
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Zambrano Dominant as Cubs Beat Brewers
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Carlos Zambrano pitched three-hit ball into the ninth inning and drove in a run, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 4-0 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night.
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Fake Press Release Critical of Cubs GM Found
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Milwaukee Brewers are investigating the origin of a fake news release critical of Cubs general manager Jim Hendry that was distributed in the Miller Park press box.
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Pierzynski Powers White Sox to Big Win
CHICAGO (AP) -- A.J. Pierzynski hit a go-ahead, two-run double with two out in the eighth inning and the Chicago White Sox rallied to beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Friday night.
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Edwards Wins Pole for Saturday Night in Richmond
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Carl Edwards will start from the pole position in the final race of NASCAR's "regular season" on Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway.
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Local Sports Scores - 9/10/10
GHS hits the road for Rigdewood...
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Local Sports Roundup from 9/9/10 and Friday's Schedule
Local volleyball action from Thursday, and Friday night means football on WGIL!
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Bid Red Loses to Big Blue in Soccer
The Fighting Scots took on Millikin Big Blue Thursday.
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Monmouth Women's Soccer Nets Win
Monmouth's Molly Ball netted a goal in her third straight game to give the Fighting Scots a 2-1 win over Cornell Thursday.
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Wainwright, Cardinals Bounce Back From Tough 1st
ATLANTA (AP) -- Colby Rasmus hit a pair of homers, Albert Pujols and Skip Schumaker also connected, and Adam Wainwright bounced back from a shaky first inning to lead the Cardinals past the slumping Atlanta Braves 11-4 on Thursday night.
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Damon Helps Tigers Beat White Sox
DETROIT (AP) -- Johnny Damon had a season-high four hits and scored two runs, helping the Detroit Tigers beat Chicago 6-3 Thursday and hand the White Sox their third straight loss.
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Purdue Hopes to Avoid Letdown vs. WIU
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- The Purdue Boilermakers will look to bounce back from a season-opening loss to Notre Dame when they host Western Illinois on Saturday.
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Illini Need Win, Face Potential Challenge From SIU
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Southern Illinois has some inspiration for Saturday's game at Big Ten school Illinois.
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Bulls Add 4 Assistants
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls have announced Ron Adams, Andy Greer, Rick Brunson and Adrian Griffin will serve assistant coaches on Tom Thibodeau's staff.
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Blackhawks Sign Center to 1-Year Deal
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Blackhawks signed free-agent center Ryan Potulny to a one-year contract Thursday.
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Saints Top Vikings in NFL Opener
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Drew Brees and the Saints extended New Orleans' post-Super Bowl euphoria for at least another week and handed Brett Favre a second straight loss in the Louisiana Superdome.
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Bears Banking on Peppers
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- For three years, he had an up-close view of Julius Peppers, and still, there are times Chris Harris can't believe his eyes.
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Rams Sell Out Opener of Arizona Cardinals
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Rams have sold out their season opener, ending a string of three consecutive home games that were blacked out.
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Brady OK's Contract to Become NFL's Top Player
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- A person with knowledge of the contract says Tom Brady has agreed to a four-year extension that would make him the NFL's highest paid player.
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Nadal Reaches U.S. Open Semifinals
NEW YORK (AP) -- Top-seeded Rafael Nadal put a slow start behind him, dealt well with the wind, and beat No. 8 Fernando Verdasco 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 Thursday night in the first all-Spanish quarterfinal in U.S. Open history.
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Scots Want to Reclaim Identity in Milestone Game
One milestone will be set and another could be when Monmouth College hosts Grinnell Saturday for a 1 p.m. kickoff at April Zorn Memorial Stadium.
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