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Rocky 1st Inning Hurts Sabathia; Yankees Recover
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- CC Sabathia was so bad in the first inning of the AL championship series Friday night that his best pitch might have been one that bounced off the backstop.
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Bear's Briggs Questionalbe with Ankle Injury
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs is questionable for Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks because of an injured left ankle.
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Keselowski Races to 5th Nationwide Win
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- Brad Keselowski is piling up the wins in the Nationwide Series.
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Illinois Basketball Kicks Off Season
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- The Illinois basketball team is kicking off the 2010-11 season with the annual Illini Madness.
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Local Sports Scores - 10/15/10
It's week 8 in High School Football Action... GHS is at Moline - click for more!
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Knox's Second Win May be Difficult
The Knox Prairie Fire travel to Jacksonville Saturday to play the Illinois College Blueboys.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 10/15/10
Area volleyball scores from Thursday, Football schedule for Friday, and more.
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Unbeaten Spartans Hope to Avoid Letdown vs. Illinois
(AP) -- Fresh off victories over Wisconsin and Michigan, 13th-ranked Michigan State hosts Illinois on Saturday in East Lansing.
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Michigan's Rodriguez Wants Time Iowa's Ferentz Had
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan coach Rich Rodriguez says he needs a couple more recruiting classes to get college football's winningest program where he wants it to be.
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Williams Likely Moving to Left Guard for Bears
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Poised to return from a hamstring injury, Chris Williams might not have his old job waiting for him.
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Sabathia Hopes He's Not "Too Strong" for Game 1
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- CC Sabathia is ready. Just not too ready, he hopes.
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Predators Beat Blues
NASHVILLE, Tenn (AP) -- Steve Sullivan scored two goals and the Nashville Predators beat the St. Louis Blues 4-3 on Thursday night to improve to 3-0 for the second time in franchise history.
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Gordon on Pole at Charlotta; Johnson to Start 10th
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- Jeff Gordon recovered from a poor practice session in the daylight to post the fastest lap once night fell at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Thursday to capture the pole for Saturday's Sprint Cup race.
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Danica Won't be Intimidated Running NASCAR
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- Returning to where she ran go-karts as a kid, Danica Patrick vows to get aggressive in NASCAR -- if needed.
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Waltrip Snub Felt Personal; Voters Say Otherwise
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- Darrell Waltrip, winner of 84 races and three championships on the track, lost a popularity contest among his peers that stung more than any other defeat in his illustrious career.
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Local Sports Round Up 10/14/10
Get the latest score and stories from the region's sports teams.
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Ward's Late Goal Lifts Predators Over Blackhawks
CHICAGO (AP) -- Joel Ward's power-play goal with 26.7 seconds remaining in the third period snapped a tie and lifted the Nashville Predators to a 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night.
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Bears Give Union OK to Decertify
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have voted to allow the NFL Players Association to decertify if there's a lockout next year.
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Illinois Braces for Return to Spartan Stadium
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- The last time Illinois played in Spartan Stadium was in 2006, and head coach Ron Zook was looking for his first Big Ten win.
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Illinois Lineman Sentenced to Community Service
URBANA, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois offensive lineman Hugh Thornton has been ordered to perform community service for violating the terms of his court supervision by using a friend's ID to get into a campus bar.
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ISU Young But Hoping to Surprise MVC Foes
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Ten of Illinois State's 15 men's basketball players are freshmen or sophomores, but senior guard Alex Rubin isn't ready to concede that this season will be dedicated to rebuilding.
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Quarterbacks Lead Offensive Renaissance in Big Ten
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- The Big Ten has the most sheer depth at quarterback among the nation's top conferences.
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Brewers' Uecker Needs Second Heart Surgery
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Brewers radio announcer Bob Uecker needs surgery on his heart again after a tear was discovered at the site of his valve replacement.
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Four Softball Scots Named Scholar Athletes
Four members of the 2010 Monmouth College softball team were recently named Scholar Athletes by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA).
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Longtime Sportscaster Art Kimball Dead at 78
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) -- Longtime central Illinois sportscasters broadcaster Art Kimball, who did play-by-play on more than 3,500 high school games, is dead at the age of 78.
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Local Sports Roundup 10/12/10
Galesburg Girls Golf shares Sectional title, Boys Golf places third.
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Illinis Almost Through Tough 3-Game Stretch
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Ron Zook sees Saturday road game at Michigan State as an opportunity, the kind the Illini let slip away two weeks ago against Ohio State.
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Jets Overcome Favre's Milestone Night
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Brett Favre brushed off a miserable start with a milestone night that almost led Minnesota back, but Dwight Lowery returned an interception 26 yards for a touchdown with 1:30 left as the New York Jets (4-1) beat the Vikings 29-20 on Monday night.
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Favre Won't Address Allegations After Loss to Jets
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Brett Favre stepped up to the podium after a discouraging loss to the New York Jets and spent about 20 minutes evading questions the same way he tried to avoid tacklers.
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Smith Hopes Cutler Plays Against Seattle
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith remains hopeful Jay Cutler will return from his concussion this week against the Seattle Seahawks.
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