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SIU Beats Indiana State
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Chris Dieker threw four touchdowns and ran for two more and Southern Illinois beat Indiana State 49-21 Saturday.
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NIU Defeats Ball State
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) -- Chad Spann rushed for three touchdowns and Northern Illinois clinched the Mid-American West Division title and a berth in the conference championship game with a 59-21 victory over Ball State on Saturday.
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Notre Dame Beats Army at Yankee Stadium
NEW YORK (AP) -- Tyler Eifert caught a touchdown pass a few steps away from the home dugout, Darrin Walls returned an interception 42 yards for a score and Notre Dame beat Army 27-3 Saturday night in the first football game at the new Yankee Stadium.
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Wyoming Beats WIU in Basketball
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- Desmar Jackson and Djibril Thiam each scored 13 points to lead Wyoming to a 64-55 victory over Western Illinois Saturday night in a second-round contest in the Cancun Challenge.
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Blackhawks Rout Canucks
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Jonathan Toews, Troy Brouwer, Brent Seabrook and Patrick Sharp scored quick second-period goals to chase goalie Roberto Luongo and spark the Chicago Blackhawks' 7-1 romp over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night.
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Late Goal Lifts Blues Over Devils
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Brad Winchester scored the winning goal 5:15 in the third period and Jaroslav Halak stopped 35 shots to lift the St. Louis Blues to a 3-2 victory over the slumping New Jersey Devils on Saturday night.
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Kyle Busch Wins Nationwide Owner's Championship
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) -- Kyle Busch has kept his perfect weekend alive by winning the Nationwide Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
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Local Sports Round Up 11/20/10
A quick look at Friday's Basketball scores
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Wrigley Confines too Tight for Illini-Northwestern Game
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs say they're surprised that Illinois and Northwestern have decided to make drastic changes for Saturday's game at Wrigley Field.
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No. 13 Illinois Escapes With 3rd Place Win
NEW YORK (AP) -- Demetri McCamey, D.J. Richardson and Tyler Griffey all hit three 3-pointers and No. 13 Illinois went outside for the lead and then held on despite poor free throw shooting to beat Maryland 80-76 on Friday in the third-place game of the 2K Sports Classic
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Rose, Gibson Lead Bulls Past Mavericks
DALLAS (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored 22 points, Taj Gibson added 17 points and a career-high 18 rebounds before fouling out with under a minute to play, and the Chicago Bulls rallied from a 12 point, third-quarter deficit to beat the Dallas Mavericks 88-83 on Friday night.
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Iginla Powers Flames Past Blackhawks
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- Jarome Iginla scored three times to help the Calgary Flames beat the Chicago Blackhawks 7-2 on Friday night.
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Johnson Out-qualifies Title Rivals Hamlin, Harvick
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) -- Jimmie Johnson has outpaced championship rivals Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick in qualifying for Sunday's Sprint Cup season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
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Local Sports Roundup 11/19/10
A look at Thursday night's action, Friday and Saturday games, and awards for two Silver Streaks football players.
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Friendly Confines Too Tight for Illini-Northwestern Game
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs say they're surprised that Illinois and Northwestern have decided to make drastic changes for Saturday's game at Wrigley Field.
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#21 Iowa Hosts #8 Ohio St. in Big 10 Showdown
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Nearly everyone connected with the Big Ten figured that the winner of the Ohio State-Iowa game would probably win at least a share of the league title.
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Bears Shut Out Dolphins
MIAMI (AP) -- Brian Urlacher and the swarming Chicago Bears defense allowed only 187 yards and a single third-down conversion Thursday night, winning 16-0 to send the injury-ravaged Miami Dolphins to their second home shutout in 40 years.
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Hamilton Leads Texas to OT Win Over Illinois
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jordan Hamilton scored 25 points and Texas scored the first eight points of overtime in a 90-84 victory over No. 13 Illinois on Thursday night in the semifinals of the 2K Sports Classic.
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#15 Missouri Edges WIU
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- Laurence Bowers had nine points, 10 rebounds and four blocked shots, and No. 15 Missouri overcame awful free throw shooting in its opener to hold off Western Illinois 66-61 on Thursday night.
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Tight Title Race Not Helping NASCAR's Ratings
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) -- NASCAR's tightest championship race in seven years hasn't been enough to bolster the sport's sagging television ratings.
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Harvick Finally Comfortable With Earnhardt Legacy
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- There was a time when Kevin Harvick didn't want anything to do with Dale Earnhardt's legacy.
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Bears Visit Dolphins in Thursday Night Clash
MIAMI (AP) -- The Miami Dolphins are down to third-stringer Tyler Thigpen starting at quarterback when they host the Chicago Bears in Thursday night football.
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Roger Goodell Proud of Vick On and Off the Field
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says Michael Vick is doing all the right things and he's proud of the way the Philadelphia Eagles' quarterback has turned his life around after serving time in prison for his role in a dogfighting ring.
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Harvick Finally Comfortable with Earnhardt Legacy
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- There was a time when Kevin Harvick didn't want anything to do with Dale Earnhardt's legacy.
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Toews Hat Trick Lifts Blackhawks Over Oilers
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- Jonathan Toews had a hat trick and the Chicago Blackhawks blanked the Edmonton Oilers 5-0 on Wednesday night.
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Parker Splits from Longoria, Then Keeps Spurs Hot
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Tony Parker scored 21 points, hours after his Hollywood actress wife filed for divorce, to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 103-94 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night.
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Local Sports Roundup 11/17/10
NBA
Chicago 94
San Antonio 103

NHL
Chicago 5
Edmonton 0


Local Sports Roundup 11/16/10
GHS Girls Basketball begins Tuesday night with live coverage on WGIL!
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Zook Says Illinois Fans Right to be Upset
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois football coach Ron Zook says he's hearing from fans unhappy about Saturday's loss to underdog Minnesota, and he says he doesn't blame them.
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Illinois Kicks Linebacker Off Team After Arrest
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois has kicked linebacker Evan Frierson off its football team two days after he was arrested and charged with aggravated battery.
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