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Bulls Keep Rose Out of Preseason Finale
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls held Derrick Rose out of their preseason finale against the Washington Wizards because of a nagging ankle injury.
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Bears' Harris Doubtful for Game Versus Bengals
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Bears defensive tackle Tommie Harris was listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals because of a nagging left knee injury.
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Galesburg Wants to Go Out a Winner Against Pekin
Galesburg won't be in the playoffs again this season, but the Silver Streaks want to go out on a high note nonetheless, especially the seniors on the team.
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UCF in Tough Spot Over Jordan's Son's Shoes
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- A fight over the shoes Michael Jordan's son will wear at the University of Central Florida could cost the school financially.
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Quarterbacks Hold Keys to Illinois-Purdue Matchup
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Illinois quarterback Juice Williams began the season as a much more logical all-conference candidate than Purdue's Joey Elliott.
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Umpires Miss Another Call in ALCS
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Uh, oh. There was another missed call in Game 5 of the American League championship series.
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Angels Come Back to Beat Yankees; Extend ALCS
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- The L.A. Angels, in a must-win situation, rallied with three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat the New York Yankees 7-6 and extend the American League Championship Series. The Yanks own a 3-2 series lead.
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Local Sports Roundup - 10/22/9
Titans boys soccer team falls in Princeton Sectional, Galesburg goes for first regional title Friday at Richwoods, United Volleyball wins again, BPCA wins Prairieland Conference with win against Brimfield-Elmwood.
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Week Nine High School Football Schedule
Several playoff spots are up for grabs for area football teams in the final week of the regular season.
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White Sox Manager Guillen Joining Fox for Baseball Postseason
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen will join Fox Sports as an analyst for the World Series. He will have pregame and postgame duties.
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Yankees Closing in on World Series Appearance
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- When Derek Jeter recalls the last time the New York Yankees got this close to the World Series, he gets chills down his spine that have nothing to do with the cold he's fighting.
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Philadelphia Slugger Howard Named NLCS MVP
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Ryan Howard was named Most Valuable Player of the National League Championship Series, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to their second straight World Series as they try to repeat as champions.
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Philadelphia Beats Los Angeles; Heading Back to Fall Classic
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Phillies swatted four home runs in their clinching 10-4 victory over the L.A. Dodgers that closed out the National League Championship Series in five games and secured a chance to win their second straight World Series.
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Indians Talking With Valentine About Manager Vacancy
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Former New York Mets manager Bobby Valentine will have his second interview with the Cleveland Indians on Thursday.
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Another Bears Linebacker Out for Season
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bears strongside linebacker Pisa Tinoisamoa needs season-ending surgery to repair ligament damage in his right knee.
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Late Goal Lifts Canucks Past Blackhawks
CHICAGO (AP) -- Michael Grabner scored the tying goal with 7:44 to play and Mikael Samuelsson followed with the winner 3:02 later Wednesday night as the Vancouver Canucks rallied for their first road victory of the season, 3-2 over the Chicago Blackhawks.
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Local Sports Roundup - 10/21/9
Galesburg will face Limestone in the title match of the Class 2A Richwoods Regional, M-R meets Earlville in Princeton Sectional, United volleyball team wins 33rd, Knox volleyball tops Eureka, Prairie Fire and CSC men's soccer teams fall.
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United 8th, Alleman Out in Latest Associated Press High School Football Poll
12:30 p-m 10/21/9 One local high school football team stayed put and a member of the Western Big Six dropped out of the latest Associated Press High School Football Poll.
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Ten Individuals and One Team Going Into GHS Athletic Hall of Fame
Former Galesburg High School athletes, a football team and three long-time sports broadcasters will be inducted into the Galesburg High School Athletic Hall of Fame next month.
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Local Sports Roundup - 10/20/9
Monmouth-Roseville boys soccer wins Stillman Valley Regional, Galesburg beats East Peoria in Richwoods Regional, Silver Streaks volleyball beats Alleman for sixth win in last seven matches; M-R, Abingdon, Rowva and B-PC-A all post volleyball wins.
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Bears QB Cutler Gets Contract Extension
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Bears and quarterback Jay Cutler have agreed on a two-year contract extension that runs through the 2013 season.
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Yankees Take Commanding 3-1 Lead Over Angels in ALCS; Phillies Can Advance to Fall Classic with a Win
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- The postseason revival of Alex Rodriguez and sturdy pitching of CC Sabathia have powered the New York Yankees within one game of going to the World Series for the first time since 2003.
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Pujols Opts for More Arthroscopic Surgery on Elbow
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- For the second straight offseason, Albert Pujols will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow.
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Former Blackhawks Star Chelios Signs with AHL's Wolves
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chris Chelios, the 47-year old defenseman who spent 25 years in the NHL, signed Tuesday with the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League.
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Monmouth College's Widdop Impresses; Named MWC Volleyball Performer of Week
Monmouth College hitter Chelsey Widdop had an amazing five-match performance last week and earned her second Midwest Conference Performer of the Week award in volleyball.
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Monmouth College Linebacker Ruff Named MWC Performer of Week
Monmouth College linebacker Marcus Ruff led the charge defensively in last week's 35-13 win over Ripon and was named the Midwest Conference Defensive Performer of the Week.
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Fighting Scots Football Team Moves Into Top 10
For the first time in history, the Monmouth College football team has cracked the regular season top 10 in two national polls.
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Local Sports Roundup - 10/19/9
Galesburg, Abingdon, Ridgewood and United win in volleyball; Galesburg boys soccer team begins postseason and Monmouth-Roseville boys soccer squad plays in regional title game.
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Broncos Move to 6-0 with Win at San Diego
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Eddie Royal became the first player in Broncos history to return a kickoff and a punt for touchdowns in the same game, leading undefeated Denver to a wild 34-23 win over the San Diego Chargers Monday night.
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Bears Give Promising Defensive End Adams A Chance
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Gaines Adams didn't live up to his billing in Tampa Bay, but now, the former first-round pick is getting another chance in Chicago.
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