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NBA Fines Heat Owner Micky Arison After Comments
NEW YORK (AP) -- Miami Heat owner Micky Arison has been fined by the NBA, three days after he made references to the locked-out league's ongoing collective bargaining process on his Twitter account.
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Colts Keeping Manning Active So He Can Practice
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Indianapolis Colts will keep Peyton Manning on the active roster so he can practice later this season, though it remains unlikely Manning will play in a regular-season game.
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White Sox Pick Up Option On RHP Frasor
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox have exercised their option for $3.75 million on the contract of right-handed reliever Jason Frasor.
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Cubs To Decline Option On Samardzija
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs plan to decline a $3 million option on right-hander Jeff Samardzija for 2012.
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Stalberg's OT Goal Lifts Blackhawks Over Predators
CHICAGO (AP) -- Viktor Stalberg scored at 2:18 of overtime and Patrick Kane had two goals and an assist in regulation to help the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Nashville Predators 5-4 on Monday night.
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Illini Start Tuneups With Wayne State
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- The regular season's still 10 days away but Illinois' basketball team will start tuning up with an exhibition game against Division II Wayne State.
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Fan: No Regrets About Returning Game 6 Homer Ball
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- An Illinois man who feels financially secure says he has no regrets about giving back and not selling David Freese's historic, walk-off home run ball that lifted the world champion St. Louis Cardinals into Game 7 of the World Series.
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Basketball Coach Plans To Coach Through Cancer
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) -- Mia Smith lost her hair to chemotherapy, but the Illinois Wesleyan women's basketball coach doesn't intend to give up the basketball season.
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Cubs Exercise Option On Ramirez
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs have exercised their side of a $16 million mutual contract option on third baseman Aramis Ramirez.
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Manto, McEwing, Parent Join Chisox Staff
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jeff Manto, Joe McEwing and Mark Parent have joined new manager Robin Ventura's coaching staff with the Chicago White Sox.
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Rams Shock Saints 31-21
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Steven Jackson scored two touchdowns and had his first 100-yard rushing game in three seasons as the St. Louis Rams upset the New Orleans Saints 31-21 for their first win on Sunday.
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BREAKING NEWS: Cardinals Manager to Retire
UPDATED 9:38am 10/31/11 ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Three days after winning the World Series, St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa is retiring.
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Local Sports Roundup 10/30/11
High School Football Playoff finals and more.
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Pujols Decision Can Wait for Champion Cardinals
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Albert Pujols tried to give away nothing during the celebration, tried to stay in the moment. But what a moment it was.
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World Series Game 7 Draws 25 Million Viewers
NEW YORK (AP) -- Game 7 of the World Series between St. Louis and Texas averaged 25.4 million viewers to make it the most-watched ballgame since 2004.
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JoePa Gets Record in Win Against Illinois
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Joe Paterno broke Eddie Robinson's record for victories by a Division I coach with No. 409 in Penn State's sloppy 10-7 win against Illinois on Saturday.
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Youngstown State Routs WIU
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) -- Kurt Hess threw for four touchdowns and ran for another to lead Youngstown State in a 56-14 rout over Western Illinois on Saturday.
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ISU Outlasts SIU
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Matt Brown threw for 254 yards and two touchdowns Saturday to lead Illinois State to a 38-30 victory over Southern Illinois.
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Wildcats Set Records in Rout at Indiana
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- Dan Persa and Kain Colter combined to throw five touchdown passes Saturday, and Drake Dunsmore hauled in a school-record four TDs to lead Northwestern past Indiana 59-38.
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NHL Suspends Blackhawks' Carcillo for 2 Games
NEW YORK (AP) -- Chicago Blackhawks forward Dan Carcillo was suspended for two games by the NHL on Saturday due to an illegal check on Hurricanes defenseman Joni Pitkanen the previous night in Carolina.
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Dempster to Return for Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Cubs right-hander Ryan Dempster has elected to exercise his $14 million player option and return to the team in 2012.
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"Best Case" for Edwards, Kenseth Thanks to Rain
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Roush Fenway Racing teammates Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth couldn't have asked for a better scenario than rain washing out qualifying for Sunday's race at Martinsville Speedway.
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Local Sports Roundup 10/29/11
All-Conference teams announced, plus Saturday's sports schedule and more.
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Go Crazy, Folks! Cards Win World Series!
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals won a remarkable World Series they weren't even supposed to reach, beating the Texas Rangers 6-2 in Game 7 on Friday night with another key hit by hometown star David Freese and six gutty innings from Chris Carpenter.
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Hometown Boy David Freese is MVP of World Series
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- David Freese, the hometown boy made good, is the MVP of the World Series.
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Illini-PSU May Bring Another Milestone for Paterno -- Game Broadcast on WGIL
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- No matter how much longer Joe Paterno plans to coach, the 100,000-plus fans who pack Beaver Stadium on Saturday could witness one of the final milestones of his Hall of Fame career.
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Indiana, Northwestern Have Plenty of Similarities
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- From quarterback questions to Big Ten losing streaks, Indiana and Northwestern look like identical twins.
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Ward Leads 'Canes Past Blackhawks
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Cam Ward made 30 saves in his first shutout of the season and the Carolina Hurricanes snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the Chicago Blackhawks 3-0 on Friday night.
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Flames Defeat Blues
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- Roman Horak had a goal and an assist and Miikka Kiprusoff made 28 saves as the Calgary Flames beat the St. Louis Blues 3-1 on Friday night.
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NBA Cancels Games Through November 30th
NEW YORK (AP) -- NBA Commissioner David Stern has canceled all NBA games through Nov. 30.
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