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Helu Late TD Gives Redskins 45-41 Win Over Bears
LANDOVER, Md. (AP)--Roy Helu scored his third touchdown of the game with 45 seconds to play Sunday, a 3-yard run that gave the Washington Redskins a 45-41 win over the Chicago Bears.
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Craig Says He's Recovered From Sprained Foot
ST. LOUIS (AP)--Cardinals cleanup hitter Allen Craig says he's recovered from a foot injury and ready to be put on St. Louis' World Series roster.
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Bears' Hester Ties NFL Mark with 19th Return TD
LANDOVER, Md. (AP)--Devin Hester of the Chicago Bears has tied Hall of Famer Deion Sanders' NFL record with his 19th return for a touchdown.
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Local Sports 10/20/13
Saturday's final scores.
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Red Sox Advance to World Series
BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Red Sox are going back to the World Series for the third time in 10 seasons.
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Young Arms Keys to Cards' World Series Appearance
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- At the trade deadline in July, the Cardinals appeared to be in the market for starting pitching. Instead, St. Louis stood pat and trusted their young arms.
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#25 Wisconsin Crushes Illinois
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Melvin Gordon rushed for 142 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 25 Wisconsin to a 56-32 rout of Illinois on Saturday.
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#23 NIU Wins Again
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) -- Jordan Lynch rushed for 316 yards, an FBS record for a quarterback, and No. 23 Northern Illinois stayed unbeaten Saturday with a 38-17 victory at Central Michigan.
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Youngstown St. Defeats WIU
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) -- Martin Ruiz rushed for 199 yards on 21 carries to lead Youngstown State to a 24-14 win over Western Illinois Saturday.
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Unbeaten N. Dakota St. Runs By SIU
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- John Crockett ran for three third-quarter touchdowns as undefeated North Dakota State roared back from a 10-0 first-half deficit to stampede Southern Illinois in a Missouri Valley Conference game, 31-10 Saturday.
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ISU Routs Indiana State
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Marshaun Coprich ran for 137 yards and three touchdowns as Illinois State routed Indiana State 55-14 on Saturday.
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Bickell Keys Blackhawks' Win Over Maple Leafs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Bryan Bickell sparked Chicago's big second period with his first goal of the season, helping the Blackhawks beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 on Saturday night.
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Chicago Fire Puts Out Toronto FC
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) -- Mike Magee scored on a penalty kick in the 64th minute and Chicago held on for its third straight win, a 1-0 victory over Toronto FC on Saturday night that moved the Fire into a tie for third place in the Eastern Conference.
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Local Sports 10/19/13
Friday's results and Saturday's schedule.
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Cardinals KO Kershaw, World Series-Bound
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Carlos Beltran and the Cardinals stunned Clayton Kershaw with a four-run third inning, rookie Michael Wacha was again magnificent on the mound and St. Louis advanced to its second World Series in three seasons by roughing up the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-0 in Game 6 of the NL championship series Friday night.
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Jets Down Blues in SO
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) -- Olli Jokinen scored his second goal of the night in the seventh round of the shootout to help the Winnipeg Jets rally for a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Friday night.
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Rose Scores 32 to Lead Bulls Over Pacers
CHICAGO (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored 32 points, including eight in the final three minutes, and Luol Deng added 22 as the Chicago Bulls remained unbeaten this preseason with a 103-98 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night.
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Bulls Shut Down Injured Noah for a Week
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah will be held out of all basketball-related activities for about a week in hopes that the rest will clear up his lingering groin strain.
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Bears' Tillman, Martellus Bennett Questionable
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman and tight end Martellus Bennett are questionable for Sunday's game at Washington.
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Local Sports 10/18/13
Here's a look at today's sports schedule
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No. 23 Northern Illinois Travels to Cent Michigan
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP)--Northern Illinois got national attention with its offense, then topped Akron last weekend with a lot of help from its defense.
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Illinois Expects to See Best of Badgers' Backs
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP)--Illinois linebacker Jonathan Brown relishes the thought of Saturday's game against No. 25 Wisconsin.
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Blues Edge Blackhawks 3-2 in Shootout
CHICAGO (AP)--T.J. Oshie scored the lone goal in the shootout, Jaroslav Halak stopped all three Chicago shooters in the extra session and the St. Louis Blues defeated the Blackhawks 3-2 on Thursday night.
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Trestman Looking Like Good Fit for Cutler
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP)--New Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman was trying to learn all he could about quarterback Jay Cutler in the early going.
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Local Sports 10/17/13
Thursday's sports schedule and an update on construction of the new GHS Athletic Complex.
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Dodgers Beat Cardinals to Extend NLCS
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Adrian Gonzalez homered twice and Zack Greinke gave the Los Angeles Dodgers the clutch performance they needed in a 6-4 victory over the Cardinals on Wednesday that trimmed St. Louis' lead to 3-2 in the NL championship series.
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Jackson Leads Revamped Detroit Lineup to Win Over Boston
DETROIT (AP) -- A revitalized Austin Jackson delivered in manager Jim Leyland's revamped lineup as the Detroit Tigers built a big lead and held on this time, beating the Boston Red Sox 7-3 Wednesday night to even the AL championship series 2-2.
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Rose Scores 22, Bulls Beat Pistons
CHICAGO (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored 22 points in his long-awaited return to the United Center to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 96-81 preseason victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night.
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Bulls' Butler Out with Bruised Knee
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago guard Jimmy Butler sat out the Bulls' preseason game Wednesday night against the Detroit Pistons because of a bruised left knee.
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IL Opens Basketball with Annual Scrimmage
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois fans can get their first look at the 2013-14 edition of the Illini at Thursday's annual Orange and Blue Scrimmage. But don't expect a high-flying display.
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