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Peoria Heights Player Added to CSC Basketball Roster
Carl Sandburg College men's basketball head coach Ryan Twaddle announced the signing of Jeff Todd, Peoria Heights, to the 2010-11 roster.
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Knox Volleyball Star Gets Conference Honor
A great all-around volleyball player for Knox College who has picked up where she left off last season already has an award for her efforts.
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Local Sports Roundup/Schedule 9/9/10
GHS Boys Golf Wins, GHS Girls Tennis Unsuccessful, and M-R Wins Prime Beef Run
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Patriots: Brady Expected at Practice After Wreck
BOSTON (AP) -- The New England Patriots have confirmed on Twitter and Facebook that quarterback Tom Brady was involved in a car accident but is expected to show up at practice.
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Garcia Struggles As Cards Fall to Brewers
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Ryan Braun hit a three-run homer and the Milwaukee Brewers roughed up St. Louis rookie Jaime Garcia in an 8-1 win Wednesday night that kept the slumping Cardinals from gaining ground in the postseason chase.
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Myers Helps Astros Beat Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Brett Myers struck out eight in seven crisp innings, Hunter Pence homered and the Houston Astros beat the Chicago Cubs 4-0 on Wednesday night.
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Bonderman Helps Tigers Beat White Sox
DETROIT (AP) -- Jeremy Bonderman pitched eight strong innings and the Detroit Tigers beat the sloppy Chicago White Sox 5-1 on Wednesday.
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Spotlight Shines on Bears Offense
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Mike Martz, you're on the spot. You, too, Jay Cutler. And the same goes for the rest of the offense.
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Rams WR Thinks He Can Be Ready Sunday
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- New St. Louis Rams wide receiver Mark Clayton expects be ready in time for Sunday's regular-season opener against Arizona.
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50 Years Later, the AFL's Joke is on Everyone Else
BOSTON (AP) -- The AFL turns 50 this week.
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Brewers Beat Cards as Hoffman Gets 600th Save
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Trevor Hoffman added another milestone to his illustrious career, earning his 600th save Tuesday night by closing out the Milwaukee Brewers' 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.
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Bourn Helps Astros Beat Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Michael Bourn had three hits and three RBIs, Brett Wallace hit his first career home run, and the Houston Astros beat the Chicago Cubs 7-3 on Tuesday night.
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Cubs Dedicate Williams Statue
CHICAGO (AP) -- A statue of Hall of Famer Billy Williams has been dedicated by the Chicago Cubs outside Wrigley Field.
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Cubs Activate Silva from DL
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs activated right-hander Carlos Silva from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday and called up five players from Triple-A Iowa.
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Tigers End White Sox Winning Streak
DETROIT (AP) -- Justin Verlander allowed five hits over seven innings and the Detroit Tigers ended the Chicago White Sox's seven-game winning streak with a 9-1 rout Tuesday night
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White Sox Makes Roster Moves
DETROIT (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox have recalled pitcher Carlos Torres and infielder Dayan Viciedo from Triple-A Charlotte.
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Blackhawks Promote GM
CHICAGO (AP) -- General manager Stan Bowman has been promoted to vice president/general manager in a series of moves by the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks.
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Crash Video Shines Spotlight on Iowa OL Koeppel
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- All folks knew about Iowa lineman Josh Koeppel until last week was that he was battling to be the Hawkeyes starting center.
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Report: Reggie Bush to be Stripped of Heisman
NEW YORK (AP) -- Yahoo! sports is reporting that 2005 Heisman Trophy winner Reggie Bush is expected to be stripped of the award by the end of the month.
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Illini Lineman Suspended After DUI Arrest
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois football coach Ron Zook says defensive lineman Michael Buchanan has been suspended indefinitely after his arrest on a preliminary charge of driving under the influence of alcohol.
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Zook Expecting No Break Against High-Scoring SIU
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois coach Ron Zook insists the Illini aren't expecting a break Saturday when Southern Illinois comes to Champaign.
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Molina Hits Grand Slam as Cards Beat Brewers
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Yadier Molina's grand slam capped a six-run eighth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-6 on Monday.
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Soto Homers as Astros Beat Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Geovany Soto hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning for the Cubs' first lead of the game and closer Carlos Marmol shut down the Houston Astros in the ninth, giving Chicago a 5-4 victory Wednesday.
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Cubs to Unveil Statue of Williams
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs are honoring Hall of Famer and left-handed hitter Billy Williams with a statue outside Wrigley Field.
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Chisox Win 7th in a Row
DETROIT (AP) -- A.J. Pierzynski hit a go-ahead single in the 10th inning and the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 5-4 Monday for their seventh straight win.
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Bears Hope to Surprise Doubters
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Pro Bowl linebacker Lance Briggs was off to the side, still resting the ankle he sprained in the third preseason game as practice began.
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Cardinals Beat Reds
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Matt Holliday hit a go ahead, three run homer to back Chris Carpenter's season best 11 strikeouts, helping the St. Louis Cardinals take two of three from NL Central leading Cincinnati with a 4-2 victory Sunday.
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Busch League: Pujols Calls Out Cardinals CF Rasmus
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A season that is slipping away for the St. Louis Cardinals has turned personal, with star slugger Albert Pujols criticizing young outfielder Colby Rasmus.
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Tejada Hits 1st Homer, Mets Pound Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Ruben Tejada hit his first major league homer and drove in five runs, Ike Davis also connected and the New York Mets erupted for 21 hits and pounded the Chicago Cubs 18-5 Sunday to avoid a weekend sweep.
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Cubs' Ramirez Misses Game with Strained Quad
CHICAGO (AP) -- Cubs slugger Aramis Ramirez missed Monday's series opener with Houston with a strained right quad and the length of his absence is uncertain.
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