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Silent Bats to Blame for Series Flameout
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Clutch hitting deserted the St. Louis Cardinals throughout the postseason. The power arms that got them to the World Series finally gave out, too.
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Cardinals Decline Option on Jake Westbrook
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals declined their $9.5 million option for next season on pitcher Jake Westbrook, who was not on their postseason roster after battling elbow and back injuries much of the year.
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Rose Floater Lifts Bulls to Win Over Knicks
CHICAGO (AP) -- Derrick Rose made a baseline floater with 5.7 seconds left to lift the Chicago Bulls to an 82-81 victory over the New York Knicks on Thursday night in his first home game since he injured his left knee 18 months ago.
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Nebraska Looking for Bounce-Back Win vs. Northwestern
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Northwestern and Nebraska both are coming off losses entering their game in Lincoln on Saturday.
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Local Sports 10/31/13
Here's a look at today's sports scheudle
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Cub Put up Mock Sign at Wrigley to Check Views
CHICAGO (AP)--The Chicago Cubs briefly erected a mock-up of a 650-foot sign the team hopes to build at Wrigley Field.
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Boston Rejoices in World Series Victory at Home
BOSTON (AP)--Red Sox fans are celebrating the first time their team has captured a World Series title at home since Babe Ruth was in the lineup.
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Rams DE Quinn Leads NFC with 10 Sacks
ST. LOUIS (AP)--Robert Quinn has been spending plenty of time in the opponents' backfield this season.
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Rams G Harvey Dahl Out With Left Knee MCL Injury
ST. LOUIS (AP)--St. Louis Rams offensive guard Harvey Dahl will be sidelined at least a few weeks with an MCL injury to his left knee.
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Bulls Exercise Options of Butler, Teague
CHICAGO (AP)--The Chicago Bulls exercised 2014-15 contract options Wednesday on guard/forward Jimmy Butler and guard Marquis Teague.
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Local Sports 10/30/13
Here's a look at today's sports schedule
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Young, Thin Roster Creates Questions at Illinois
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP)--Illinois' 23-13 record last season and NCAA tournament appearance were pleasant surprises.
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Collins' Hiring Adds to Buzz at Northwestern
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP)--Northwestern made a sweeping change by hiring Chris Collins in the offseason and sent out a loud message in the process.
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Heat Get Rings, then Hold off Bulls 107-95
MIAMI (AP)--LeBron James scored 17 points, Shane Battier made all four of his 3-point tries, and the Miami Heat took control with 17 straight second-quarter points on the way to spoiling Derrick Rose's return and beating the Chicago Bulls 107-95 on Tuesday night in the season-opener for both teams.
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Blackhawks to Visit White House on Monday
CHICAGO (AP)--The Chicago Blackhawks will visit President Barack Obama at the White House on Monday to celebrate their second Stanley Cup title in four seasons.
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Grounded Cardinals Hope to Fly High with Wacha
BOSTON (AP)--Michael Wacha had a funny way of preparing for the World Series start that could save the season for the St. Louis Cardinals.
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Local Sports 10/29/13
Here's a look at today's sports schedule
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Chicago's Derrick Rose: Return to NBA 'Unreal'
MIAMI (AP)--Derrick Rose walked onto Miami's court for practice Tuesday morning, surveyed his surroundings and made no secret of how eager he is for opening night.
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Norhtwestern Adds Ex-Notre Dame Star to Staff
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP)--Northwestern says it has hired former Notre Dame star and NBA player Chris Quinn as director of player development.
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Seahawks' Stand Preserves 14-9 Win Over Rams
ST. LOUIS (AP)--Russell Wilson threw two touchdown passes to Golden Tate, and the Seattle Seahawks made a dramatic goal-line stand in the final minute to beat the St. Louis Rams 14-9 on Monday night.
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Sharp Sparks Blackhawks to 5-1 Win Over Wild
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP)--Patrick Sharp finally scored, Nick Leddy jump-started Chicago's stagnant special teams with a power-play goal and the Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 5-1 on Monday night.
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Local Sports 10/28/13
Here's a look at tonight's sports schedule
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Gomes, Red Sox Cards 4-2 to Even WS at 2-All
ST. LOUIS (AP)--Jonny Gomes hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the sixth inning and the Boston Red Sox rallied to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 Sunday night, tying the World Series at two games each.
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Red Bulls Beat Fire to Secure Supporters' Shield
HARRISON, N.J. (AP)--Peguy Luyindula had three assists and the New York Red Bulls beat the Chicago Fire 5-2 on Sunday to finish with Major League Soccer's best record.
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Craig Sore but Could be Available in Game 5
ST. LOUIS (AP)--Allen Craig was sore a day after his base-running adventure to end Game 3 of the World Series, but the Cardinals expect him to be available.
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Harvick Apologizes for Comments About Dillons
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP)--Kevin Harvick has apologized for his comments after an incident with Ty Dillon during the Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway.
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Stumbling Red Sox: Fall Into 2-1 Series Deficit
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The Boston Red Sox keep stumbling. Forget about getting in the path of opponents, they can't even stay out of their own way.
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Backstom Leads Wild Past Blackhawks 5-3
CHICAGO (AP) -- Niklas Backstrom made 33 saves in his first win of the season and the Minnesota Wild defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 5-3 on Saturday night in a rematch of their first-round playoff series.
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Michigan State Stifles Illinois In 42-3 Win
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Connor Cook threw for three touchdowns and Michigan State's defense locked down Illinois Saturday on the way to a 42-3 win.
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Area High School Football Scores from 10/25
The final week of the regular high school football season wrapped up last night.
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