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Saffold Back on Practice Field for Rams
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Rams offensive tackle Rodger Saffold has returned to practice after missing a month with a knee injury.
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Local Sports 10/14/13
Here's a look at tonight's local sports schedule
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Bradford, Rams Hand Texans 4th Straight Loss 38-13
HOUSTON (AP)--Sam Bradford threw three touchdown passes, St. Louis added a score on defense and special teams and the Rams stunned the mistake-prone Houston Texans with a 38-13 win on Sunday.
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Local Sports 10/13/13
Saturday's sports results.
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Kenya's Dennis Kimetto Wins Chicago Marathon
CHICAGO (AP) -- Dennis Kimetto of Kenya broke the course record Sunday in winning the Chicago Marathon -- the first major marathon in the United States since the Boston bombings.
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Wacha, Cardinals Edge Dodgers for 2-0 Lead in NLCS
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Rookie Michael Wacha pitched into the seventh inning with zero margin for error and the St. Louis Cardinals silenced the Los Angeles Dodgers for the second straight day, winning 1-0 Saturday for a 2-0 lead in the NL championship series.
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Tigers Nearly No-Hit Red Sox, Win ALCS Opener
BOSTON (AP) -- Anibal Sanchez and four Detroit Tigers relievers came within two outs of the first combined no-hitter in postseason history, striking out 17 to beat the Boston Red Sox 1-0 Saturday night in the AL championship series opener.
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S. Dakota St. Rolls Past WIU
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) -- Austin Sumner passed for three touchdowns and Zach Zenner rushed for two more as South Dakota State rolled past Western Illinois, 38-14 in a Missouri Valley Conference battle Saturday.
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Wisconsin Stuffs #19 Northwestern
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Melvin Gordon ran for a 71-yard touchdown and Chris Borland led a fierce defense that figured out No. 19 Northwestern's high-octane offense in a 35-6 win Saturday.
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Lynch Leads #23 NIU Past Akron
DE KALB, Ill. (AP) -- Jordan Lynch threw for two touchdowns and ran for another as No. 23 Northern Illinois extended its home winning streak to 23 games with a 27-20 Mid-American victory over Akron Saturday night.
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Youngstown State Rolls Past ISU
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) -- Kurt Hess threw four touchdown passes and ran for a fifth, leading Youngstown State to a 59-21 rout of Illinois State in a Missouri Valley Conference matchup Saturday night.
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SIU Drops UNI in Overtime
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) -- Malcolm Agnew's 5-yard touchdown run in overtime led Southern Illinois over Northern Iowa 24-17, in a Missouri Valley Conference showdown on Saturday.
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Rose Sits But Bulls Defeat Wizards
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Derrick Rose missed the first NBA game played in South America on Saturday, sitting out the Chicago Bulls' 83-81 victory over the Washington Wizards with soreness in his surgically repaired left knee.
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Crawford Helps Blackhawks Edge Sabres
CHICAGO (AP) -- Corey Crawford made 28 saves to lead the Chicago Blackhawks to a 2-1 victory over the winless Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night.
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Blues Beat Slumping Rangers
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- David Backes scored twice, and the unbeaten St. Louis Blues beat the slumping New York Rangers 5-3 on Saturday night.
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Late Caution Helps Keselowski to 1st Win of Year
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- Brad Keselowski snapped a 37-race winless streak Saturday night by chasing down Kasey Kahne in the closing laps at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
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Local Sports 10/12/13
Friday's results and Saturday's schedule.
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Cards Top LA in 13 Innings in NLCS Opener
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Carlos Beltran capped his latest scintillating postseason performance with an RBI single in the 13th inning early Saturday that lifted the St. Louis Cardinals over the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 in the NL championship series opener.
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Bears' Williams to Miss Rest of Season
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears say middle linebacker D.J. Williams will miss the remainder of the season because of a chest injury.
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Handzus Lifts Blackhawks to Win Over Islanders
CHICAGO (AP) -- Michal Handzus scored the go-ahead goal 6:45 into the second period and the Chicago Blackhawks held on for a 3-2 win over the New York Islanders on Friday night.
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Mosop Looking for Another Win at Chicago Marathon
CHICAGO (AP) -- Moses Mosop hopes to be the fastest man in Sunday's Chicago Marathon. He also wants to complete a comeback run in record time.
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Hulkamania Still Running Wild After 3 Decades
(AP) -- Almost 30 years after it was launched, Hulkamania is still running wild.
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Local Sports 10/11/13
Thursday's results and Friday's local schedule.
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Bears Stop Skid, Beat Winless Giants
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jay Cutler threw two touchdown passes to Brandon Marshall, and Tim Jennings had two of the Chicago Bears' three interceptions against Eli Manning in a 27-21 victory over the winless New York Giants on Thursday night.
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Bears' Williams Leaves Game with Chest Injury
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago middle linebacker D.J. Williams left the Bears' game Thursday night against the New York Giants because of a chest injury.
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#23 NIU Hosts Akron, Eager to Go 6-0
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) -- After playing four its first five games on the road, the comforts of home may take some getting used to for No. 23 Northern Illinois.
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EIU Routs Austin Peay
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Jimmy Garoppolo threw for 306 yards and five touchdowns in Eastern Illinois' 63-7 victory over winless Austin Peay on Thursday night.
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Tight Security Promised at Chicago Marathon
CHICAGO (AP) -- Bomb sniffing dogs, surveillance cameras and undercover officers will help make Sunday's Chicago Marathon the most monitored race in the city's history.
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Local Sports 10/10/13
Thursday's sports schedule and more.
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Cardinals Beat Pirates to Win NLDS
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Adam Wainwright pitched a complete game and the St. Louis Cardinals got two-run homers from David Freese and Matt Adams to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 on Wednesday night and advance to the NL championship series.
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