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Late Goal Lifts Bulls Over Blackhawks
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Alexander Steen's slap shot with 21.1 seconds remaining beat Chicago goalie Corey Crawford and gave the St. Louis Blues a 3-2 win over the Blackhawks on Wednesday night.
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Bears Put Tupou on Active Roster, Collins on IR
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have put defensive tackle Christian Tupou on the team's active roster.
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Illinois Women Want to Maintain Momentum
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Last season Illinois' women's basketball team bounced back from back-to-back losing seasons to a 19-14 record.
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Girardi Stays with Yankees
NEW YORK (AP) -- Manager Joe Girardi has signed a four-year contract extension to stay with the New York Yankees.
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Local Sports 10/9/13
Tuesday's local sports results and Wednesday's schedule.
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Game 5 Starters Both Coming Off Stingy Efforts
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Heading into Game 5 of their NL division series against Pittsburgh, the Cardinals can take comfort in this: They're 7-1 the last three years when facing postseason elimination.
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Sweeney Staying with Cubs for $3.5 Million
CHICAGO (AP) -- Ryan Sweeney is staying with the Chicago Cubs after agreeing to a $3.5 million, two-year contract that includes a club option for 2016.
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Bulls Waive Veteran Jones
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls have waived veteran guard/forward Dahntay Jones.
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Marshall Not Backing Down, Wants More Involvement
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall understands he's going to turn heads when he speaks out, given his well-publicized struggles with mental illness.
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Tougher Schedule Exposes Illini Defensive Problems
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois plans to use its second bye week to work on a handful of defensive problems exposed in Saturday's 39-19 loss at Nebraska.
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Rushing Offense, Defense Still Key in Big 10
UNDATED (AP) -- With a full week of league play in the books, a familiar trend has emerged in the Big Ten.
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Local Sports 10/8/13
Tuesday's Local Sports Schedule, and news of a GHS standout becoming a member of the Monmouth College Athletic Hall of Fame.
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Boozer Leads Bulls Over Grizzlies
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Carlos Boozer scored 16 points and Kirk Hinrich and Taj Gibson added 15 each to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 106-87 preseason victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night.
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Wacha, Cardinals Edge Pirates 2-1 to Knot NLDS
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Rookie Michael Wacha took a no-hit bid into the eighth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals showed off their October poise, edging the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 Monday and setting up a winner-take-all Game 5 in the NL division series.
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Marshall Vents, Cutler Brushes It Off
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is brushing off some comments from wide receiver Brandon Marshall.
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Local Sports 10/7/13
Monday's sports schedule and more.
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Pirates Edge Cardinals, Take 2-1 Lead in NLDS
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pedro Alvarez hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 on Sunday to take a 2-1 lead in best-of-five NL division series.
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Brees Leads Saints Past Bears
CHICAGO (AP) -- Drew Brees threw two touchdown passes to Pierre Thomas, Jimmy Graham tied an NFL record with another 100-yard game and the New Orleans Saints beat the Chicago Bears 26-18 on Sunday to remain unbeaten.
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Rams End Slump, Beat Winless Jaguars
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Sam Bradford threw three touchdown passes and Matt Giordano's 82-yard interception return was one of several big plays from the St. Louis Rams' defense in a 34-20 victory Sunday that kept the Jacksonville Jaguars winless.
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Jones, Defense Help Packers Beat Lions
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- James Jones caught a long touchdown pass from Aaron Rodgers, and the Packers defense contained the undermanned Detroit Lions for a 22-9 win Sunday.
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Harvick Wins Wreck-Filled Race at Kansas Speedway
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -- Kevin Harvick won a wreck-filled race at Kansas Speedway on Sunday, keeping out of trouble all afternoon and making a big move in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
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Youth Sports Organizations Team Up on Concussions
(AP) -- Some of the nation's largest youth sports organizations such as Pop Warner, USA Hockey, USA Basketball and USA Football are forming an alliance to address concussions.
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Local Sports 10/6/13
Here's a look at your local sports scores
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Lightning Rally for 3-2 Win Over Blackhawks
CHICAGO (AP)--Valtteri Filppula scored in the shootout and the Tampa Bay Lightning rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night.
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Blues too much for Panthers 7-0
ST. LOUIS (AP)--Jaroslav Halak set a franchise record with his 17th shutout and Alex Steen scored on a penalty shot to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 7-0 win over the Florida Panthers on Saturday.
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Derrick Rose Returns in Exhibition Opener
INDIANAPOLIS (AP)--Derrick Rose made a successful return to the Chicago Bulls, scoring 13 points in 20 minutes in an 82-76 exhibition victory over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night
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Stingily Leads NIU to 38-24 Win Over Kent St.
KENT, Ohio (AP)--Cameron Stingily ran for a career-high 266 yards and two scores as Northern Illinois remained undefeated with a 38-24 win over Kent State on Saturday.
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Coprich, Illinois St. top Western Illinois 35-21
NORMAL, Ill. (AP)--Marshaun Coprich ran for a career-high three touchdowns as Illinois State pulled away from Western Illinois for a 35-21 win Saturday.
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Southern Illinois Tops S. Dakota State 27-24
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP)--Kory Faulkner rushed for two touchdowns, passed for another and Thomas Kinney hit a pair of field goals to lift Southern Illinois to a 27-24 Missouri Valley Conference win over South Dakota State on Saturday.
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Abdullah Runs for 225, Huskers Beat Illni 39-19
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP)--Ameer Abdullah ran for a career-high 225 yards and two touchdowns and Nebraska's maligned defense was much improved in a 39-19 victory over Illinois on Saturday.
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