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Police: 1 Runner Dead In Chicago Marathon
CHICAGO (AP) -- Authorities say a 35-year-old male runner who collapsed during the Chicago Marathon is dead.
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Illini's Wilson Gets Big Ten Honor
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois cornerback Tavon Wilson has been named the Big Ten's Defensive Player of the Week.
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Brewers Rally To Beat Cardinals 9-6 In NLCS Opener
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The barbs already were flying. Come Sunday, the Milwaukee Brewers bashed the St. Louis Cardinals with their bats.
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Cardinals Add McClellan, Lynn For NLCS
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals have added right-handers Kyle McClellan and Lance Lynn to their NL championship series roster to face the Milwaukee Brewers.
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Local Sports Roundup 10/9/11
Monmouth College Football wins, Knox Football loses, and more sports information.
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Milwaukee Player Says Cards Player Has "Phony Attitude"
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Milwaukee's Zack Greinke has added some fuel to an already-heated rivalry with St. Louis, saying a day before Game 1 of the NL championship series that the Brewers don't really like Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter because of his "phony attitude."
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Records Set at Chicago Marathon
CHICAGO (AP) -- Kenya's Moses Mosop set a course record in winning the Chicago Marathon on Sunday and Russia's Liliya Shobukhova claimed the women's title to become the race's first three-peat champion.
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#19 Illinois Beats Indiana With Big Plays
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- Nathan Scheelhaase and A.J. Jenkins hooked up on two long TD passes to lead No. 19 Illinois to a 41-20 victory Saturday at Indiana.
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Robinson Lifts #12 Michigan Past Northwestern
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- Denard Robinson threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more, helping No. 12 Michigan come back from a 10-point halftime deficit to beat Northwestern 42-24 Saturday night to remain unbeaten.
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IL State Beats Missouri State
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- Ashton Leggett ran for a career-high 178 yards and two touchdowns, and Illinois State rallied from a 10-point halftime deficit to beat Missouri State 38-13 on Saturday.
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N. Dakota State Beats SIU
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Brock Jensen hit Matt Veldman with a 10-yard touchdown pass with 6:51 remaining to lift North Dakota State to a 9-3 victory against Southern Illinois on Saturday.
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Penn State Beats Iowa
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State grounded Iowa's best-in-the-Big Ten passing attack, Silas Redd ran for 142 yards and Matt McGloin capitalized on a fourth-quarter turnover with a touchdown pass in a 13-3 win Saturday.
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E. Kentucky Routs E. Illinois
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) -- Matt Denham rushed for 216 yards and two touchdowns as E. Kentucky routed E. Illinois 48-16 Saturday.
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Boland's Two Goals Lift Blackhawks Over Stars
CHICAGO (AP) -- Dave Bolland scored two goals while Andrew Brunette, Jonathan Toews and Patrick Sharp each had one to lead Chicago to a 5-2 win over the Dallas Stars on Saturday night in the Blackhawks' home opener.
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Local Sports Roundup 10/8/11
Streaks lose to Quincy, and other football and volleyball scores.
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Raiders Owner Al Davis Dead at 82
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Raiders say longtime owner and Hall of Famer Al Davis has died. He was 82.
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Cardinals Edge Phils for Series
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Chris Carpenter tossed a three-hitter to outpitch old pal Roy Halladay in a duel for the ages and the St. Louis Cardinals edged the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 Friday night in the deciding Game 5 of their NL playoff series.
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Konerko Says Ventura Can Make it Work
CHICAGO (AP) -- White Sox star Paul Konerko says he was surprised when he heard Robin Ventura would be the team's new manager.
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Bears Defense Giving Up Huge Yards; Lions Next
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears defense is off to its worst start in terms of yards allowed after four games since Lovie Smith became coach in 2004.
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Obama Salutes '85 Bears
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama has saluted the 1985 Chicago Bears, his hometown team, for winning the Super Bowl a quarter century ago.
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Stars Beat Blackhawks in Season Opener
DALLAS (AP) -- Kari Lehtonen stopped 37 shots, Alex Goligoski and Jamie Benn scored second-period goals, and the Dallas Stars held on to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 on Friday night in the opener for both teams.
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Edwards Qualifies Second at Kansas Speedway
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -- Carl Edwards will start on the front row for Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway, giving him an advantage over fellow Chase leader Kevin Harvick.
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Drivers Say Other Sports Can Learn From NASCAR
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -- Five-time champion Jimmie Johnson says other sports should consider some of the safety advances that NASCAR has implemented in recent years.
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Scoreboard for 10/07
High School Football and NLDS Game #5
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Busch Takes Steps To Remove Squirrel
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The Busch Stadium "Rally Squirrel'' may need to find a new home.
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Tigers Hold Off Yankees 3-2, Head To ALCS Vs Texas
NEW YORK (AP) -- Don Kelly and Delmon Young hit first-inning home runs, Doug Fister and the Detroit bullpen held on and the Tigers edged the New York Yankees 3-2 Thursday night to win the deciding Game 5 of the AL playoff series.
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Top Runners Set To Compete In Chicago Marathon
CHICAGO (AP) -- Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he'll be participating in the Chicago Marathon on Sunday. He won't be in the race, though.
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No. 19 Illinois Hoping To Stay Perfect At Indiana
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- Kevin Wilson knows what the Indiana Hoosiers must do to get better.
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White Sox Hire Robin Ventura as Manager
POSTED 3:57pm, UPDATED 4:01pm 10/6/11 CHICAGO (AP) -- Former All-Star third baseman Robin Ventura is replacing the fiery Ozzie Guillen as manager of the Chicago White Sox.
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Hank Williams Jr. Out On Monday Night Football
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) -- Hank Williams Jr. will no longer sing the words "Are you ready for some football?'' on Monday nights on ESPN.
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