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Johnson Scores in OT, Lifts Blues Past Penguins
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Erik Johnson scored 50 seconds into overtime, Jaroslav Halak made 31 saves and the St. Louis Blues beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 1-0 on Saturday night for their 10th straight home victory.
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Johnson: Drive for 5 Has Long Way to Go
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Jimmie Johnson has won four consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup titles and is leading the way again midway through the 10-race Chase for the championship.
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Keselowski Wins Nationwide Race Again
MADISON, Ill. (AP) -- Brad Keselowski won the NASCAR Nationwide 5-Hour Energy 250 on Saturday, rolling past Reed Sorenson with two laps remaining at Gateway International Raceway.
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Local Sports Round Up 10/23/10
Check out Friday's scores and what's on tap for Saturday
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Rangers Heading to World Series for First Time
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Deep in the heart of Texas, right in the middle of football country, they're getting ready for a World Series. And the Texas Rangers are in it.
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Polak Lifts Blues Past Blackhawks
ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Roman Polak broke a broke a third period tie, and David Perron scored twice to help the St. Louis Blues beat the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks 4-2 on Friday night.
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Deng Leads Bulls Over Pacers in Preseason
CHICAGO (AP) -- Luol Deng had 29 points and eight rebounds to lead the Chicago Bulls to 102-74 preseason victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night.
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NASCAR: Sparks May Fly at Gateway
MADISON, Ill. (AP) -- What may be the last NASCAR race at Gateway International Raceway may include some fireworks.
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NFL Fining More Players for Violence
NEW YORK (AP) -- The NFL is sending another strong message that violent conduct won't be tolerated.
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Local Sports Scores - 10/22/10
It's week 9 in High School Football action... click-on for more!
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Knox Inducts 4 Saturday into Knox-Lombard Athletic Hall of Fame
A ceremony is scheduled for Saturday at Knox College as part of homecoming activities, where four people will be inducted into the Knox-Lombard Athletic Hall of Fame.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 10/21/10
Wednesday's scores and Thursday's schedule.
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Illinois Needs Turnovers, But Can it Get Them?
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Football coach Ron Zook figures Illinois' best defense when the Illini face Indiana and quarterback Ben Chappell on Saturday will be to keep the ball out of the senior's hands.
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Blackhawks Beat Canuks in Shootout
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jonathan Toews, Patrick Sharp and Patrick Kane scored in the first three rounds of a shootout to give Chicago a 2-1 victory over Vancouver on Wednesday night, extending the Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks' winning streak to four games.
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Deng Scores 22 Points as Bulls Beat Raptors
TORONTO (AP) -- Luol Deng scored 22 points, Derrick Rose had 20 and the Chicago Bulls beat the Toronto Raptors 110-103 in exhibition play Wednesday, snapping a two-game losing streak.
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Uribe's Sac Fly in 9th Gives SF 3-1 Lead in NLCS
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Juan Uribe hit a game-ending sacrifice fly off reliever Roy Oswalt with one out in the ninth inning and the San Francisco Giants moved within one win of the World Series, beating the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 Wednesday night for a 3-1 lead in the NL championship series.
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Yankees Beat Rangers, Close to 3-2 in ALCS
NEW YORK (AP) -- Nick Swisher and Robinson Cano hit consecutive homers to build an early cushion, CC Sabathia made the lead stand up and the New York Yankees avoided elimination, beating the Texas Rangers 7-2 Wednesday and closing within 3-2 in the AL championship series.
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Man Arrested After Rushing Onto Yankees Field
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say a man arrested after he ran onto the field at Yankees Stadium during Game 3 of the American League championship series is undergoing a psychiatric evaluation.
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Kahne Released by RPM Effective Immediately
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Kasey Kahne has been released from Richard Petty Motorsports effective immediately.
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NFL Players: What's Happening to Game?
NEW YORK (AP) -- NFL players are wondering what's happening to their game.
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Local Sports Round Up 10/20/10
See the latest local scores and schedules for Galesburg High School and more!
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Bears Release DE Grant
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears released defensive end Charles Grant two weeks after signing him to a one year deal.
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Darlington Expands Youth Discounts
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Darlington Raceway wants to bring families back to NASCAR by expanding youth discounts for next year's racing season.
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Olazabal Unsure If He Can Be Ryder Cup Captain
CASTELLON, Spain (AP) -- Jose Maria Olazabal is unsure whether he will accept an invitation to captain the 2012 Europe Ryder Cup team.
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June Date Set for 9/11 Lawsuit Against Airline
NEW YORK (AP) -- A judge has set a June start date for a lawsuit that says an airline and several security companies are liable for the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorism attacks.
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Local Sports Round Up 10/19/10
See Monday's scores and the player of the week.
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Cubs Pick Quade as New Manager
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs have picked Mike Quade as their new manager.
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Blackhawks Edge Blues in OT
CHICAGO (AP) -- Marian Hossa scored a pair of goals 2:31 apart late in the third period to erase an early two goal deficit, then Patrick Sharp connected at 3:50 of overtime to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 3-2 win over the St. Louis Blues on Monday night.
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Protection Still Tops List of Bears Problems
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Jay Cutler's latest beating wasn't the only ugly aspect for the Chicago Bears in their loss to Seattle on Sunday.
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Illini Hope to Avoid Hoosier Shut Out
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Indiana is scoring 34 points a game this season, but Illinois coach Ron Zook says he hopes to find a way to avoid getting into a shootout Saturday with the Hoosiers.
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