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Several Chase Drivers Well Back in Fontana
FONTANA, Calif. (AP) -- Jamie McMurray and Elliott Sadler will start up front in California after a rough day of qualifying for several Chase contenders.
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Samuelson Still Running Strong at 53
CHICAGO (AP) -- Joan Benoit Samuelson is still running strong heading into the Chicago Marathon on Sunday, hoping to finish in less than three hours and maybe even qualify for the 2012 Olympic Trials.
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Instant Replay Goes Bowling
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- While baseball refuses to embrace replay despite blown calls in the playoffs, bowling is moving ahead.
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Local Sports Round Up 10/08/10
See where you favorite local high school football team is playing Friday night.
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Nowitzki, Butler Lift Mavericks Past Bulls
DALLAS (AP) -- Dirk Nowitzki was in regular-season form with 30 points and 10 rebounds, Caron Butler scored 14 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter, and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Chicago Bulls 88-83 on Thursday night.
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Illinois, Penn St Seek to Avoid 0-2 Big 10 Start
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Illinois and Penn State will meet Saturday in Happy Valley with both trying to avoid an 0-2 start in the Big Ten.
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America's Cup Signs Marketing Aces
VALENCIA, Spain (AP) -- America's Cup organizers have signed two marketing managers credited with playing a major role in transforming the hugely successful UEFA Champions League.
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Police Got 4 Emergency Calls Following Brady crash
BOSTON (AP) -- Boston police received four emergency calls in the minutes after New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was involved in a car crash, including one that reported someone "screaming and crying."
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Local Sports Round Up 10/07/10
A look at Wednesday's events and what is in store for Thursday.
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Cardinals Exercise Option on Pujols, Miller
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals have exercised a $16 million club option for 2011 with three-time NL MVP Albert Pujols.
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Bears' Culter to Sit Out Carolina Game
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler will sit out this week's game at Carolina because of a concussion.
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Illini Feeling Good but Face First Road Test
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois is off to a 2-2 start and coming off the kind of close loss to No. 2 Ohio State that breathes optimism into a rebuilding team.
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Jordan Finally Arrives on Hoops Video Game Cover
NEW YORK (AP) -- After all those championships and MVP awards, Michael Jordan has finally arrived, on the cover of a basketball video game.
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Thorpe Impressed by London 2012 Aquatics Center
LONDON (AP) -- Five-time Olympic swim champion Ian Thorpe says the London 2012 Aquatics Center looks even better than it did on the drawing board.
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Italians Agree to Intensify Doping Battle
ROME (AP) -- Italian cycling and Olympic officials have promised to renew their fight against doping after the country's anti-doping prosecutor suggested all cyclists use drugs.
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Hodgson Hails Proposed Liverpool Buyout
LONDON (AP) -- Liverpool manager Roy Hodgson is delighted the Boston Red Sox owners want to rescue the heavily indebted club, despite a looming court battle by the board to force the club's current owners to sell.
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Local Sports Round Up 10/06/10
Check out the latest high school and college sports scores.
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Bucks Beat Bulls in Preseason Opener
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Earl Boykins scored 12 of his 14 points in the fourth quarter to help the Milwaukee Bucks to a 92-83 victory over the Chicago Bulls in their preseason opener Tuesday night.
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Bears Release Anderson, Sign Grant
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have terminated the contract of defensive end Mark Anderson, who four years ago made a rookie club record 12 sacks.
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Rams QB Bradford Not Looking Much Like a Rookie
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Usually, Sam Bradford is quick with a response. This time, the St. Louis Rams' fast-rising rookie quarterback was stumped.
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Two Takeover Bids Received by Liverpool
LONDON (AP) -- A person familiar with the situation says Liverpool has received two new takeover bids that are being blocked by the American owners.
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Johnson Thrills Kids With Hometown Visit
EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) -- Jimmie Johnson is taking a break from his chase for a fifth straight NASCAR Sprint Cup championship to visit a middle school in his hometown.
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CSC Golf Takes Third in JUCO Championship
Carl Sandburg College's men's golf team had their last event before facing off in the Region IV tournament, participating in the Illinois JUCO Championship on Sunday and Monday.
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10/4/10 Sports Roundup, 10/5/10 Schedule
Click here for scores from Monday and a list of Tuesday's action.
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Lou Gone, Z Has Meltdown, and Cubs' Drought Endures
CHICAGO (AP) -- As a longtime Cubs fan, Tom Ricketts knew well the history of the team he now owns and its long tradition of grabbing headlines without winning a World Series title.
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White Sox Facing More Issues After Wild Season
CHICAGO (AP) -- With the tension between manager Ozzie Guillen and general manager Ken Williams, not to mention the wild swings in performance on the field, it's no stretch to say this was an eventful season for the Chicago White Sox.
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Lovie Optimistic About Cutler
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith sounds optimistic that quarterback Jay Cutler will be back soon from his concussion, although he would not say just how severe the injury is.
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Rams Think They Can Win NFC West
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Steve Spagnuolo preached patience in his first season as St. Louis Rams coach.
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Bulls Announce Noah's Multiyear Extension
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls have confirmed fourth-year center Joakim Noah agreed to a multiyear contract extension.
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Reuitmann Not Proud of Wrecking Busch at Kansas
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) -- David Reutimann says he's not proud of intentionally wrecking Kyle Busch at Kansas Speedway.
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