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Jets Beat Bengals with Big Plays
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Brad Smith's two long touchdown plays have lifted the New York Jets past the Cincinnati Bengals, 26-10 Thursday night to keep the Jets tied atop the AFC East.

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Contador Submits Defense Documents in Doping Case
MADRID (AP) -- Alberto Contador has submitted his official defense for a failed Tour de France doping test, giving the Spanish cycling federation documents he claims will show contaminated meat was to blame.
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Local Sports Roundup 11/25/10
GHS Boys open Thanksgiving Tournament, and season, with a loss to a Western Big 6 Conference foe.
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WIU Beats Prairie View
CANCUN, Mexico (AP) -- Matt Lander scored 19 points and Jack Houpt added 16 points to lead Western Illinois to a 69-63 win over Prairie View on Wednesday in the Cancun Challenge.
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Bradley Loses to EIU
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Curry McKinney scored 22 points and Jeremy Granger scored the final seven points of the game as Eastern Illinois defeated Bradley 63-56 Wednesday.
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NIU Beats Maryland-Eastern Shore
PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) -- Xavier Silas scored 34 points to lead Northern Illinois to an 86-80 win over Maryland-Eastern Shore on Wednesday.
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Rose Leads Bulls to 2OT Win Over Suns
PHOENIX (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored 35 points and hit numerous big shots, helping the road-weary Chicago Bulls rally from a 23-point, second-quarter deficit to beat the Phoenix Suns 123-115 in double-overtime Wednesday night.
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Sharks Get Best of Blackhawks
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Antti Niemi made 30 saves in his first game against the Chicago Blackhawks since leading them to the Stanley Cup championship last season to help the San Jose Sharks snap a three-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory on Wednesday night.
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Blue Slip Past Predators in Shootout
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Andy McDonald scored nine seconds into the game and in the fifth round of the shootout to send the St. Louis Blues to a 2-1 victory over the Nashville Predators Wednesday night.
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Local Sports Round Up 11/24/10
See a list of Wednesday night's action for Galesburg High School, plus Tuesday's scores.
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No. 19 Illinois Topples Yale
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- D.J. Richardson scored 16 points to lead No. 19 Illinois past Yale 73-47 on Tuesday night.
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Lakers Hold off Bulls for 5th Straight Win
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Shannon Brown scored 21 points, Kobe Bryant added 20, and the Los Angeles Lakers held off the Chicago Bulls 98-91 Tuesday night for their fifth straight victory.
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Hendrick: Changes Were Not Earnhardt Driven
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Rick Hendrick says the sweeping changes he made to his organization were not solely because of the struggles of Dale Earnhardt Jr.
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Frazier Welcomes Favre Input; QB Hopes to Simplify
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -- Brett Favre would like to see a smaller playbook.
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Blues Activate Jackman
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Blues defenseman Barret Jackman has been activated after missing nine games with a sprained knee.
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Basketball scores
GHS girls basketball team get their first Western Big 6 conference win of the young season
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Local Sports Round Up 11/23/10
A look at Monday's night high school and college sports scores
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Lakers Look to Keep Current Streak Alive
UNDATED (AP) -- The L.A. Lakers will be chasing a fifth straight win tonight when they host the Chicago Bulls for one of six games on the NBA schedule.
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Northwestern AD Open to Playing at Wrigley Again
CHICAGO (AP) -- Northwestern might be willing to play two at Wrigley Field.
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Vikings Coach Out, Farve Says Didn't Have to Be That Way
Brett Favre says every Minnesota Viking player, including himself, could have done more to avoid Monday's firing of Vikings coach Brad Childress after the team's 3-7 start.
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Local Sports Round Up 11/22/10
A check of the area's sports scores and schedules
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Vikings Fire Childress after Falling to 3-7
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Vikings have fired head coach Brad Childress.

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Falcons Overpower Rams 34-17
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Matt Ryan threw two touchdown passes and directed an offense so dominant that three St. Louis defenders left with cramps in the Atlanta Falcons' 34-17 victory over the Rams on Sunday.
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Leshoure's 330 Yards Gets Big Ten Honor
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois tailback Mikel Leshoure is the Big Ten's offensive player of the week after rushing for 330 yards on 33 carries Saturday against Northwestern.
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Richard Petty Motorsports to Field 2 Cars in 2011
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- Richard Petty says he has finished financially restructuring his race team and will field two cars in 2011.
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Local Sports Roundup 11/21/10
GHS Loses at Streaks Tournament, Lewistown's Unbeaten Season Comes to an End.
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Berrian Up for Vikes, Hall Down for Packers
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota Vikings receiver Bernard Berrian is active for the game against Green Bay after being listed as questionable with a groin injury.
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Confines Both Friendly, Confined in Illini Victory Over Northwestern
CHICAGO (AP) -- Mikel Leshoure ran for a school-record 330 yards and two touchdowns, and Illinois beat Northwestern 48-27 Saturday in a game played under circumstances at Wrigley Field.
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#8 Ohio State Rallies to Top Iowa
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Dan Herron rushed for a 1-yard touchdown with 1:47 left and No. 8 Ohio State rallied to beat Iowa 20-17 Saturday to keep its hopes for a Rose Bowl bid alive.
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Western Illinois Defeats UNI
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) -- Matt Barr threw for 298 yards and two touchdowns and Caulton Ray ran for 140 yards and a score to lead Western Illinois to a 30-14 victory over Northern Iowa on Saturday.
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