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Local Sports Schedule 9/27/10
Busy day Monday for GHS and other athletics.
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Pujols Homers as Cards Beat Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Albert Pujols hit his league-leading 42nd home run and the St. Louis Cardinals held off the Chicago Cubs 8-7 Sunday, preventing the NL Central from being clinched.
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Cubs Chairman Expects 2011 Payroll to Dip
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts says he expects the team's payroll to be slightly lower next season. He also isn't going to put a timetable on hiring a manager.
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RBI Single Helps White Sox Beat Angels
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Juan Pierre tripled home the tying run and scored on Omar Vizquel's single in the seventh inning, leading the Chicago White Sox over the Los Angels 4-3 Sunday.
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Johnson Wins Chase Race at Dover
DOVER, Del. (AP) -- Jimmie Johnson dominated again at Dover International Speedway, winning the second race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship for his sixth victory of the season.
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Bishop Leads Blues to Win Over Avalanche
DENVER (AP) -- Ben Bishop stopped 28 shots as the St. Louis Blues beat the Colorado Avalanche 2-0 in a preseason game Sunday night.
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Rams End Home Slump
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Backup running back Kenneth Darby scored the go-ahead touchdown in the third quarter, helping the St. Louis Rams overcome an injury to Steven Jackson and end a 14-game home losing streak with a 30-16 victory over the Washington Redskins on Sunday.
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NFL Woos Women Shoppers at Thousands of Stores
NEW YORK (AP) -- Vogue, step aside. The NFL is going from the gridiron to the runway with fashion advice to help female fans wear their team colors everywhere from tailgates to posh nightclubs.
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Report: NFL Has Plan if Work Stoppage Occurs
NEW YORK (AP) -- The NFL reportedly has laid out a plan for its employees if there is a work stoppage next year after the contract with the players expires.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 9/26/10
Monmouth College Wins, Knox College Loses, and GHS Tennis Doubles Team has hopes of tourney title dashed by rain.
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Fuld Helps Cubs Beat Cardinals
CHICAGO (AP) -- Sam Fuld hit a go-ahead two-run single off Chris Carpenter, Casey Coleman pitched seven effective innings and the Chicago Cubs beat St. Louis 7-3 on Saturday, damaging the Cardinals' flickering playoff hopes.
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Cardinals Reliever Hit in Head By Liner
CHICAGO (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Blake Hawksworth has been hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of Cubs center fielder Sam Fuld.
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Danks Helps White Sox Squeeze Angels
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- John Danks pitched eight impressive innings, Manny Ramirez capped a four-run third with an RBI double and Juan Pierre pushed across a run with a suicide squeeze, leading the Chicago White Sox to a 6-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night.
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Bears Rule Out Two for Monday Night vs. Packers
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have ruled out starting left tackle Chris Williams and backup safety Major Wright for their game Monday night against Green Bay because of hamstring injuries.
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#18 Iowa Trounces Ball St.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Ricky Stanzi threw for 288 yards and three touchdowns and No. 18 Iowa bounced back from last week's loss at Arizona by trouncing Ball State 45-0 on Saturday.
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WIU Storms Past Indiana State
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) -- Bryce Flowers and Caulton Ray each ran for two touchdowns and more than 100 yards to lead Western Illinois to a 40-7 victory over Indiana State on Saturday.
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ISU Beats Missouri St. in 2 OT's
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Stephen Fetzer's 39-yard field goal in the second overtime was the difference as Illinois State defeated Missouri State 44-41 Saturday night.
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Spann Leads NIU Past Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Chad Spann ran for a career-high 223 yards and scored two touchdowns to lead Northern Illinois past Minnesota 34-23 Saturday night.
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Youngstown St. Beats SIU
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) -- Kurt Hess threw three touchdown passes and Youngstown State took advantage of four turnovers to beat Southern Illinois 31-28 Saturday.
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Kyle Busch Wins Nationwide Race at Dover
DOVER, Del. (AP) -- Kyle Busch has set a single-season record for wins in the Nationwide Series, taking the checkered flag for the 11th time in only 23 races on Saturday at Dover International Speedway.
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WEB BONUS: Listen to Brad Bennewitz Recap Friday's GHS/Alleman Football Game
Click here to download a recap by WGIL's Brad Bennewitz of Friday night's football contest between the GHS Silver Streaks and Rock Island Alleman.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 9/25/10
GHS Football has tough loss to Alleman, while United QB is injured. Plus, Saturday's Schedule.
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Wainwright Gets 20th Win As Cardinals Top Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Adam Wainwright pitched six innings for his 20th victory and Allen Craig hit a three-run homer in the St. Louis Cardinals' 7-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Friday.
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White Sox Beat Angels on RBI Single in 9th
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Alex Rios hit a go-ahead RBI single in the ninth inning and Paul Konerko homered, leading the Chicago White Sox to a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.
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Selig Talks Playoff Expansion
CHICAGO (AP) -- Bud Selig wants to explore expanding the postseason this winter.
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NBC to Air 200-Plus Hours of London Olympics
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- NBC will air more than 200 hours from the London Olympics, almost a 25 percent increase over the 2008 Games in Beijing.
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Red Wings Beat Blackhawks in Pre-Season Game
DETROIT (AP) -- Henrik Zetterberg had a goal and an assist and the Detroit Red Wings beat the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 in an exhibition game Friday night.
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NHL Suspends Blackhawks Player for 1 Game
CHICAGO (AP) -- The NHL has suspended Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Nick Boynton for the regular-season opener for making a throat-slashing gesture during a preseason game against Tampa Bay.
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Jimmie Johnson Takes Pole at Dover
DOVER, Del. (AP) -- Four-time defending Cup champion Jimmie Johnson shook off a poor finish in the Chase opener to take the pole at Dover International Speedway on Friday.
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Danica Nabs Top-10 NASCAR Finish
DOVER, Del. (AP) -- Danica Patrick finished sixth in the K&N Pro Series East race Friday at Dover International Speedway for her first career top-10 finish in NASCAR.
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