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Full Committees Back As NBA Owners, Players Meet
NEW YORK (AP) -- NBA owners and players are meeting again, this time with their full bargaining committees as the negotiations to end the league's lockout reach an important stage.
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Peralta, Raburn HRs Help Tigers Win 10th Straight
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jhonny Peralta and Ryan Raburn ignited the Detroit Tigers offense with back-to-back homers in the second inning as the Detroit Tigers routed the Chicago White Sox 14-4 for their 10th straight win on Monday night.
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Castro Leads Cubs to 12-8 Slugfest Win Over Reds
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Starlin Castro homered, scored four runs and drove in three while extending his career-high hitting streak to 13 games and leading the Chicago Cubs to a 12-8 win over the Cincinnati Reds in the opener of a four-game series on Monday.
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Pirates Rally in 8th To Stun Cardinals, 6-5
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pedro Ciriaco hit a tiebreaking double to cap a three-run rally in the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates stunned St. Louis 6-5 on Monday night, damaging the Cardinals' playoff chances.
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Blackhawks' Patrick Sharp Has Appendectomy
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp underwent an emergency appendectomy Monday and will need three to four weeks to recover.
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White Sox Activate RF Quentin From Disabled List
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox have activated right fielder Carlos Quentin from the 15-day disabled list.
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Cubs Bust Out Late, Beat Mets 10-6 In 11 Innings
NEW YORK (AP) -- Carlos Pena hit a go-ahead single in Chicago's six-run 11th inning, and the Cubs beat New York 10-6 on Sunday night in a game that ended nearly five hours after the Mets held a touching ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11.
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Cleveland Indians Top Chicago White Sox 7-3
CHICAGO (AP) -- Ubaldo Jimenez threw six effective innings, Luis Valbuena homered and the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago White Sox 7-3 on Sunday.
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Molina Powers Cardinals Past Braves
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Yadier Molina had three hits, including a three-run double, and the St. Louis Cardinals moved back into the playoff picture by completing a three-game sweep of the slumping Atlanta Braves with a 6-3 win Sunday.
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Bears Pound Falcons In Opener, 30-12
CHICAGO (AP) -- Brian Urlacher had an interception and returned a fumble for a touchdown, Jay Cutler threw for 312 yards and two scores and the Chicago Bears pounded Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons 30-12 on Sunday.
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Eagles Swamp Rams 31-13
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Michael Vick rushed for 98 yards, LeSean McCoy scored twice and DeSean Jackson topped 100 yards receiving as the Philadelphia Eagles began their self-proclaimed Super Bowl drive with a 31-13 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday.
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Local Sports Roundup 9/11/11
Knox College football loses again, Tanney dominates in Monmouth College victory, and high school results.
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Illinois Routes S. Dakota St.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Freshman running back Donovonn Young introduced himself to Illinois fans with a pair of touchdowns and Nathan Scheelhaase ran for two more on Saturday in a 56-3 blowout over South Dakota State.
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Brown Leads ISU Past Morehead St.
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Matt Brown tied a career high with five touchdown passes, Ashton Leggett ran for 110 yards, and Illinois State scored the game's first 31 points and coasted to a 52-21 win Saturday over Morehead State in the Redbirds' home opener.
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TD Lifts Kansas Past NIU
LAWRENCE, KAN. (AP) -- Jordan Webb hit B.J. Beshears with a 6-yard touchdown pass on fourth down with 9 seconds to go and Kansas escaped with a wild, back-and-forth 45-42 victory over Northern Illinois on Saturday night.
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Mississippi Beats Southern Illinois
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) -- Jeff Scott rushed for three touchdowns and scored another on a punt return as Mississippi beat Southern Illinois 42-24 on Saturday night.
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Michigan Beats Notre Dame on Late TD
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Denard Robinson threw a 16-yard pass to Roy Roundtree with 2 seconds left, lifting Michigan to a 35-31 heart-pounding win over Notre Dame on Saturday night.
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Berkman Leads Cardinals Over Braves
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Lance Berkman had a single, RBI double and walk -- reaching base seven straight times over two games -- and the St. Louis Cardinals inched closer in the NL wild card race with a 4-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
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Cubs Rally for For Win After Blowing Late Lead
NEW YORK (AP) -- Aramis Ramirez hit a two-run single with two outs in the ninth inning, rallying the Chicago Cubs past the New York Mets 5-4 after blowing a three-run lead in the eighth Saturday.
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Rios' Slam Lifts White Sox Over Indians
CHICAGO (AP) -- Alex Rios hit a game-ending grand slam in the 10th inning to lift the Chicago White Sox to a 7-3 win over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday.
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Harvick Wins Richmond, Now Tops Chase Standings
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Kevin Harvick snapped out of his slump in time to storm into the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
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Local Sports Roundup 9/10/11
Silver Streaks lose. WIU with former Silver Streaks star plays Saturday in home opener. Knox football also home.
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SD State Watching Out for Illini's Scheelhaase
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- South Dakota State coach John Stiegelmeier worries about what Illinois quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase could do to his Jackrabbits.
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Cardinals Beat Braves in 10 Innings
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Nick Punto hit a sacrifice fly with the bases loaded in the 10th inning after Albert Pujols' two-run single tied it an inning earlier and the St. Louis Cardinals kept its faint postseason hopes alive with a 4-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
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Pujols: No Comment About Morgan Tweet
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Albert Pujols has no comment on a derogatory tweet the Brewers' Nyjer Morgan posted after getting ejected from a game against the Cardinals.
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Mets Beat Cubs
NEW YORK (AP) -- Justin Turner doubled in the winning run with two outs in the ninth inning and the New York Mets beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Friday night after blowing a lead moments before.
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Chisenhall Homers Twice in Indians Win Over White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Lonnie Chisenhall hit a pair of two-run homers and the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago White Sox 8-4 on Friday night.
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Bears RB Barber Out for Falcons Game
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Running back Marion Barber will miss Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons due to a left calf injury that has plagued him since the third preseason game.
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Backes Named Blues Captain
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Forward David Backes has been named the 20th captain in St. Louis Blues' history.
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Busch Wins Nationwide Race at Richmond
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Kyle Busch took the lead from Carl Edwards during pit stops with just over 30 laps to go and won his eighth NASCAR Nationwide Series race of the season Friday night at Richmond International Raceway.
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