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Angels Win Thriller; Yankees Still Lead ALCS 2-1
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Los Angeles Angels edged the New York Yankees Monday 5-4 on a run-scoring double by Jeff Mathis in the 11th inning to cut the Yanks lead in the American League Championship Series to 2-1.
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Rollins Double Gives Phillies 3-1 NLCS Lead Against Los Angeles
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Phillies have moved within one victory from returning to the World Series for the second straight year by rallying with two runs in the bottom of the ninth to shock the L.A. Dodgers 5-4 Monday night for a 3-1 series lead in the National League Championship Series.
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Magic Beat Bulls in NBA Preseason
CHICAGO (AP) -- Ryan Anderson's 3-pointer in the final minute put Orlando ahead for good and Dwight Howard scored 18 points as the Magic remained unbeaten in the preseason with a 101-98 victory over the Chicago Bulls Monday night.
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Local Sports Roundup - 10/18/9
Sunday turns out to be a rough day for local college soccer teams.
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Mistakes Prove Costly for Bears in Atlanta - Again
ATLANTA (AP) -- Chicago made another huge mistake in the red zone, and the Atlanta Falcons held on for another wild victory over the Bears.
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Redskins Coach Stripped of Play Calling Duties
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) -- The Washington Redskins are taking away head coach Jim Zorn's play-calling duties.
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NFL Summary - 10/18/9
New Orleans and Minnesota remain undefeated, New England sends Tennessee to embarrassing loss, Oakland surprises Philadelphia.
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Phillies Rout Dodgers to Take 2-1 Series Lead
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Cliff Lee dominated the Dodgers, Ryan Howard and Jayson Werth provided the big swings early and the Philadelphia Phillies cruised past Los Angeles 11-0 Sunday night for a 2-1 lead in the NL championship series.
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Local Sports Roundup - 10/17/09
Galesburg High School golf teams among Top 10 at state; Streaks freshman football team dominates East Moline, Knox College football still winless.
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Illini Lose Fourth Straight to Indiana
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- Ben Chappell threw for 333 yards and three touchdowns, both career highs, leading Indiana past Illinois 27-14 Saturday night.
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Illini Safety Injured
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- Illinois safety Donsay Hardeman was placed on a backboard and carted off the field midway through the second quarter Saturday night at Indiana.
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Southern Illinois Gets Past Northern Iowa
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) -- Deji Karim rushed for 125 yards and a touchdown and Brandon Williams returned an interception for a TD as Southern Illinois held off Northern Iowa 27-20 Saturday.
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2nd Half Rally Sparks Michigan State Victory Over Northwestern
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Kirk Cousins threw two touchdown passes to Blair White in the third quarter Saturday to spark Michigan State to a 24-14 victory over Northwestern.
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Toledo Outlasts Northern Illinois
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- DaJuane Collins scored Toledo's go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter, and Barry Church blocked a field goal in the final seconds to preserve the Rockets' 20-19 win over Northern Illinois on Saturday night.
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Iowa Stays Perfect in Win Over Wisconsin
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- No. 11 Iowa needed a second-half road rally to keep its perfect season alive, coming back to beat Wisconsin 20-10 Saturday.
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Blues End Losing Streak With Win Over Anaheim
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Andy McDonald had two goals and an assist, and the St. Louis Blues ended a three-game losing streak with a 5-0 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday night.
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Dallas Lifted Past Blackhawks
CHICAGO (AP) -- Stephane Robidas scored when his third-period dump-in bounced and slipped past Chicago goalie Cristobal Huet, and the Dallas Stars beat the Blackhawks 4-3 and ended their four-game winning streak Saturday night.
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Johnson Ends Four-Year Losing Streak at Lowe's
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- Jimmie Johnson raced to his third victory in the Chase for the Sprint Cup to take control of the championship standings.
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Local Sports Roundup - 10/16/09
Steaks win...high school football finals...MLB playoffs in full swing...local boys and girls golf hit the links at state meet
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Galesburg Doesn't Want to be the Team that U-T Snaps Long Losing Skid Against
Galesburg won't be taking Friday night's opponent lightly as the Streaks try to win their final Western Big Six football game of the season and snap a four-game losing streak.
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Limbaugh Dropped from Group Seeking to Buy Rams
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh has been dropped from a group seeking to buy the St. Louis Rams.
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Phillies Going with Hamels; Dodgers Counter with Kershaw in NLCS Game One
LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Clayton Kershaw will start for the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 1 of the National League championship series against the Philadelphia Phillies.
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Blackhawks Beat Oilers; Former Goalie
CHICAGO (AP) -- Nikolai Khabibulin excelled in his first game against his former Chicago teammates, but couldn't prevent the Edmonton Oilers from losing 4-3 to the Blackhawks Wednesday night.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 10/14/9
Richwoods volleyball team defeats Galesburg, Princeville and Wethersfield win Lincoln Trail matches.
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Mercer County Moves Up, United Drops in Weekly Associated Press High School Football Poll
United's first loss of the season dropped the Red Storm three spots in this week's Associated Press Class 1A high school football poll.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 10/13/9
Rowva and Abingdon volleyball teams come up short, Ridgewood hands Princeville first LTC volleyball loss, Streaks boys soccer team blanked by U-T, Churchill 7th and 8th grade football teams sweep cross-town rivalry games against Lombard.
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Torre Doesn't Expect Contract Extension from Dodgers
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Joe Torre says he doesn't plan on managing the Los Angeles Dodgers after his contract expires.
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MLB Division Series TV Ratings Up This Year
ATLANTA (AP) -- Television ratings for baseball's division series were up from last season.
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Hawkeyes Off to Best Start in 24 Years
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa's loftiest goals, a Big Ten title and a major bowl bid, seemed like a pipe dream by late October the past few seasons.
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Limbaugh Says He's Victimized by Fabricated Quotations
BOSTON (AP) -- Talk show host Rush Limbaugh, whose bid to buy the St. Louis Rams has run into opposition within the NFL, says he's a victim of "totally made-up and fabricated quotes" attributed to him.
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