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Miller, Morgan Out at "Sunday Night Baseball"
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) -- Jon Miller and Joe Morgan are out as announcers on ESPN's "Sunday Night Baseball" after 21 seasons.
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Knaus: Crew Swap Was Organizational Decision
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Chad Knaus says the decision to dump Jimmie Johnson's crew with two races remaining was done for the overall good of Hendrick Motorsports.
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Local Sports Roundup 11/8/10
A look back at local sports action from over the weekend.
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#13 Illinois' Preseason Play Raising Questions
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- With a deep, young roster and a No. 13 ranking, Illinois is expected to live up to some high expectations this season.
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Bills Fall Again, This Time to Bears
TORONTO (AP) -- Jay Cutler threw two touchdown passes, including one to Earl Bennett late in the fourth quarter to keep the Buffalo Bills winless through eight games and give the Chicago Bears a 22-19 victory Sunday.
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Childress' Remark About Favre Was a Joke
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- When Brad Childress mentioned that Brett Favre needed a hug in his postgame news conference following Minnesota's overtime win over Arizona, the Vikings coach was making a joke and not taking a shot at the quarterback who led the amazing comeback.
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Oilers Score Twice in 14 Seconds, Beat Blackhawks
CHICAGO (AP) -- Kurtis Foster and Sam Gagner scored 14 seconds apart in the third period, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 on Sunday night.
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Conklin Shuts Out Rangers for Blues
NEW YORK (AP) -- Ty Conklin made 27 saves for his 15th NHL shutout, Alexander Steen scored twice and the surging St. Louis Blues stifled yet another opponent in beating the New York Rangers 2-0 on Sunday night for their seventh straight win.
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TCU Closes In On Top 2 In BCS Standings
NEW YORK (AP) -- TCU's best chance to catch Oregon and Auburn in the BCS standings came and went, and the Horned Frogs are still chasing the top two.
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Hamlin Takes Cup Lead From Johnson With 2 to Go
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Denny Hamlin won at Texas for the second time this season to take over the lead in the closest three-way Chase for the Sprint Cup yet with two races left.
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2 Fans Injured at Texas by Flying Brake Pad
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Two fans were injured at Texas Motor Speedway when a brake pad from one of the cars broke through the glass on the eighth floor of the Speedway Club above the track's first turn.
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Gordon Shoves Burton After Tangle on Texas Track
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- An angry Jeff Gordon hit Jeff Burton with a hard two-handed push after Burton sent Gordon's car crashing into the outside wall during a caution period.
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Local Sports Round Up 11/7/10
Scores from high school football playoffs.
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Michigan Beats Illinois in Triple Overtime
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Michael Shaw scored on a 1 yard run, Tate Forcier threw a 2 point conversion to Junior Hemingway and Michigan's defense stopped the potential tying 2 point try to lift the Wolverines to a 67-65 triple overtime win over Illinois on Saturday.
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Toews, Kane Score 2 Each in Chicago's SO Win
ATLANTA (AP) -- Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane both scored two goals and Viktor Stalberg added the winner in a shootout to help the Chicago Blackhawks snap a two game slide with a 5-4 victory over the Atlanta Thrashers on Saturday night.
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Joe Paterno Wins 400th
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Joe Paterno has become the first major college coach to win 400 career game after Penn State rallied from a three touchdown deficit Saturday to defeat Northwestern 35-21.
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Zenyatta Falls Short in Quest for Perfection
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Zenyatta came within a head of finishing a perfect career.
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Local Sports Round Up 11/6/10
Local Football events and schedules
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Celtics and Bulls Back to OT, Boston Wins
BOSTON (AP) -- Kevin Garnett chased down Joakim Noah and tipped the ball away from behind with 14 seconds left on Friday night and the Boston Celtics held on to beat the Chicago Bulls 110-105.
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Kyle Busch Wins Again in Trucks, Owner Title Close
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Kyle Busch moved closer to an owner's championship in the NASCAR Camping World Trucks Series when he drove his No. 18 Toyota to another victory at Texas on Friday night.
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Howard Leads Red Wings Past Oilers
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- Jimmy Howard made 29 saves, Valtteri Filppula broke a tie on a second period power play and the Detroit Red Wings went on to beat the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 on Friday night for their third straight victory and sixth in seven games.
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Pryor, Guyton Fined for Farve Hits
UNDATED (AP) -- New England defensive tackle Myron Pryor and Patriots linebacker Gary Guyton are both out $7,500 for hits on Vikings quarterback Brett Favre Sunday.
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Fight Erupts After Breeders' Cup
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Yesterday's Breeders' Cup action included a fight between jockeys Calvin Borel and Javier Castellano following the first race.
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High School Football Playoff Schedule and Results
The second round of the IHSA State Football Playoffs continue.
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Local Sports Round Up 11/5/10
Latest local sports scores and schedules
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Knicks Hit 16 3s in Win Over Bulls
CHICAGO (AP) -- Toney Douglas scored a career high 30 points, and the New York Knicks made 16 of 24 3 point attempts in a 120-112 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Thursday night.
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Bears Prepare for Sunday
CHICAGO (AP) _ The Chicago Bears are getting ready for Sunday's away game against the Buffalo Bills.
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Michigan and Illinois Seek Bowl Eligible Win
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan and embattled coach Rich Rodriguez desperately need a win against Illinois to make college football's winningest team bowl eligible.
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Pryor Fined $7,500 for Farve Hit
NEW YORK (AP) -- The NFL has fined New England Patriots defensive tackle Myron Pryor $7,500 for his hit on Brett Favre that cut the Minnesota quarterback's chin.
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Local Sports Roundup 11/4/10
Knoxville Volleyball Sectional, CSC Volleyball, and a look at the weekend high school football playoff schedule.
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