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Dodgers Beat Rockies to Claim NL West Title
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Dodgers' magic number for clinching the NL West is down to zero, finally.
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CSC Men Golfers Finish in Top Three at Prairieview Tourney
Carl Sandburg College's men's golf team braved the elements and played well in the Fourth Annual Prairieview Tournament hosted by Blackhawk College.
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Man Arrested in ESPN Reporter Nude Video Case
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The FBI says they've arrested a Chicago-area man who is accused of taking surreptitious nude videos of ESPN reporter Erin Andrews in a hotel room.
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Bulls Down Pacers in Preseason Opener
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Rookie Taj Gibson had 19 points and nine rebounds to help the Chicago Bulls beat the Indiana Pacers 104-95 Friday night in the preseason opener for both teams.
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Cardinals' Bullpen Ruins Wainwright's Bid for 20th Win
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Adam Wainwright's hope for a 20th victory unraveled along with the St. Louis bullpen and the Milwaukee Brewers rallied for a 12-6 win Friday night.
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Diambondbacks Pound Cubs Behind Byrnes & Young
CHICAGO (AP) -- Eric Byrnes homered twice and drove in five runs, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Chicago Cubs 12-3 Friday in the opener of the final series of disappointing seasons for both teams.
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Twins Cut AL Central Deficit to One
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Jeff Manship's first major league win was well-timed for the Minnesota Twins, who got a grand slam from Delmon Young and hung on for a 10-7 victory over the Kansas City Royals Friday night that cut Detroit's AL Central lead to one game.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 10/2/9
Galesburg turnovers costly at Quincy, United and Knoxville secure postseason berths with victories.
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Students Share Stories in Support of MAP Grant Funding
A number of students, college officials, and legislators gathered to share their stories and support to retain state funding for the monetary award program.
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Galesburg Prepared for a Battle Against Blue Devils
Galesburg's defense has held two state-ranked football teams in check in the past two weeks, but the offense has yet to break out.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 10/1/9
Galesburg volleyball team falls at U-T, Abingdon beats Rowva, CSC loses in tri-meet.
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Former Detroit Coach Downplaying Bears-Lions Matchup
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bears defensive line coach Rod Marinelli insists this week's game against the Detroit Lions is no different than any other for him.
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Illinois Looking for "Inner Hawkeye" Against Penn State
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- If there's one goal for Illinois' defense this week, it's to try to be a little like Iowa.
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COLLEGE FOOTBALL: West Virginia Runs Past Colorado
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) -- Noel Devine ran for a career-high 220 yards and a touchdown, leading West Virginia to a 35-24 victory over Colorado Thursday night.
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Carpenter Leads Cardinals Past Cincinnati
CINCINNATI (AP) _ Ace pitcher Chris Carpenter hit a grand slam and drove in six runs, getting the St. Louis Cardinals back on track with his arm and his bat in a 13-0 rout of the Cincinnati Reds Thursday afternoon.
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Pirates-Cubs Game Canceled by Rain
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates at Chicago Cubs game Thursday night was called in the top of the fourth inning after a rain delay of 2 hours, 32 minutes.
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Rockies Clinch NL Playoff Berth; NL West Still Within Reach
DENVER (AP) -- It's a Rocktober redux for the Colorado Rockies, who are back in the playoffs after a one-year hiatus.
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Chicago Makes it Personal in Quest for 2016 Games
COPENHAGEN (AP) -- Led by President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, Chicago made a heartfelt and, at times, very personal plea for the 2016 Olympics.
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Week Six High School Football Schedule
Galesburg tries to put the brakes on a two-game losing skid at undefeated Quincy, Knoxville seeks win to claim postseason spot, A&R to test United and Bushnell-Prairie City-Avon looks to hand state-ranked Pittsfield-Griggsville-Perry the Saukee's first loss of the season.
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Cardinals Stumble Again in Cincinnati
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Laynce Nix hit a grand slam off John Smoltz, Bronson Arroyo pitched into the ninth inning and the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 Wednesday night.
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Pirates Get Rare DH Sweep at Wrigley
CHICAGO (AP) -- Ryan Doumit had four hits and four RBIs to help the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 8-2 Wednesday night for a doubleheader sweep.
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White Sox Split in Cleveland
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Eric Wedge's final home game was like so many others this season: empty seats, a young lineup and a loss.
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Zook: U of I Offensive Problems Not Related to New Coordinator
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Under new offensive coordinator Mike Schultz, Illinois' offense has fallen from one of the most productive in the Big Ten to one of the worst.
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Former Illini Broadcasting Voice Passes Away
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- A man who broadcast Illinois football and basketball games for more than three decades has died.
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