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Bears Sign RB Bell to 1-Year Deal
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have signed Kahlil Bell to a one-year contract, bringing back the running back with Matt Forte's status uncertain.
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Johnson Wins Pole for Chase Opener
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) -- Jimmie Johnson has won the pole for the Sprint Cup race at Chicagoland Speedway -- an impressive start for the five-time champion whose streak of Cup titles came to an end last year.
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Stenouse, Jr. Races to 5th Nationwide Win of the Year
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) -- Ricky Stenhouse Jr. raced to his fifth Nationwide Series victory of the year to take the season points lead, easily outlasting Kyle Busch on Saturday at Chicagoland Speedway.
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Scheelhaase Out Again with Injury
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- University of Illinois starting quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase will miss his second straight game Saturday with a sprained ankle.
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Go-Ahead 3-Run HR Lifts Dodgers Over Cubs
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Luis Cruz greeted St. Louis reliever Edwin Mujica with a first-pitch, three-run homer in the sixth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers tightened up the NL wild card race with an 8-5 victory over the Cardinals on Friday night.
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Pirates Lose 7th Straight, Fall to Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates lost their seventh straight game Friday and kept fading in the NL wild-card race as Starlin Castro hit a three-run homer that sent the Chicago Cubs to a 7-4 win.
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Sale, White Sox Sail Past Twins, Stay Alone in 1st
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Chris Sale threw six scoreless innings to notch his 17th victory after being rained out the night before, helping the Chicago White Sox keep their one-game lead in the AL Central by beating the Minnesota Twins 6-0 on Friday.
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1 Questionable, 1 Out for Rams in Week 2
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Rams are thin on the offensive line heading into the home opener, with tackle Rodger Saffold (neck) questionable and rookie guard Rokevious Watkins (ankle) out against the Washington Redskins.
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Patrick Back Near Home, Ready for Sprint Cup Run
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) -- Danica Patrick is back in the Chicago area and looking forward to another Sprint Cup race at what is essentially her home track.
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Waltrip Riding High with 2 Drivers in Chase
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) -- Michael Waltrip and Clint Bowyer have announced a deal with PEAK Motor Oil to be the primary sponsor on Bowyer's No. 15 Toyota for three races in each of the next three Sprint Cup seasons.
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Earnhardt Says Diet Mountain Dew Scaling Back
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. says sponsor Diet Mountain Dew is going to "back off a little bit" next year, leaving a small gap to fill on Hendrick Motorsports' No. 88 Chevrolet.
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High School Football Scoreboard for 9/14/12
Scores from Week #4
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Local Sports
Your local sports schedule
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Bears, Packers Play Scoreless First Quarter
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP)--Defenses dominated a scoreless first quarter between the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers on Thursday night.
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Local Sports
A look at sports around town
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Richard, Padres Hand Slumping Cardinals 3-2 Loss
SAN DIEGO (AP)--Clayton Richard pitched seven strong innings and rookie Yasmani Grandal singled home the go-ahead run to lift the San Diego Padres over the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Wednesday, handing the slumping World Series champions their 11th loss in 15 games.
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Scherzer, Fielder Pace Tigers' Win
CHICAGO (AP)--Max Scherzer pitched six effective innings to earn his career-high 16th win, Prince Fielder hit a three-run homer and the Detroit Tigers beat the Chicago White Sox 8-6 on Wednesday night to move within a game of the AL Central lead.
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Soriano, Wood, Lift Cubs Over Astros 5-1
HOUSTON (AP)--Travis Wood has bounced back from eight straight losses to win his last two. Now he wants to keep that going the rest of the season.
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Local Sports Roundup 9/12/12
Tuesday's sports and Wednesday's schedule.
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Padres Beat Slumping Cardinals
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Logan Forsythe and Alexi Amarista had key hits in a five-run fourth inning, and the San Diego Padres beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-4 Tuesday night to send the slumping World Series champions to their 10th loss in 13 games.
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Unearned Run Helps Astros Beat Cubs
HOUSTON (AP) -- Jimmy Paredes singled and scored an unearned run in the third inning and the Houston Astros beat the Chicago Cubs 1-0 on Tuesday night.
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Cubs' Rizzo Injured Against Astros
HOUSTON (AP) -- Chicago Cubs slugger Anthony Rizzo has a sore right shoulder and upper back after a collision with Brett Wallace while running to first base against the Houston Astros.
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Fister, Jackson, Cabrera Lead Tigers Over Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Doug Fister pitched seven innings of two-hit ball, Austin Jackson hit a tying two-run homer and Miguel Cabrera delivered a go-ahead solo shot Tuesday night to lead the Detroit Tigers past the White Sox 5-3, reducing Chicago's AL Central lead to two games.
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Notre Dame to ACC in All Sports But Football
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- Notre Dame is moving to the Atlantic Coast Conference -- yet keeping its football independence.
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Big 10 Coaches: Don't Write Off League Just Yet
(AP) -- Big Ten coaches had just one request for those ripping the conference after a rough weekend.
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Local Sports News and Schedule
Here's a look at today and tonights sports schedule.
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Blackhawks Agree to Terms with Defenseman Rozsival
CHICAGO (AP)--The Chicago Blackhawks have reached a contract agreement with defenseman Michal Rozsival on a year deal. Terms were not disclosed.
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Maybin, Venable Help Padres Beat Cardinals
SAN DIEGO (AP)--Cameron Maybin hit a two-run homer, Will Venable had three RBIs and the San Diego Padres handed the struggling St. Louis Cardinals an 11-3 loss on Monday night.
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Sappelt Leads Cubs Over Astros 4-1
HOUSTON (AP)--Dave Sappelt scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch and had three RBIs, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 4-1 win on Monday night in a matchup of the teams with the worst records in the majors.
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Rios, AJ Go Back to Back, White Sox Beat Tigers
CHICAGO (AP)--Jose Quintana pitched effectively into the eighth inning, Alex Rios and A.J. Pierzynski hit back-to-back homers in the sixth and the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 6-1 Monday night to increase their AL Central lead to three games.
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