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Northeastern Gets OT Win Over SIU
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Chaisson Allen hit one of two free throws with 2 seconds remaining in overtime to give Northeastern a 63-62 victory over Southern Illinois on Tuesday.
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Blackhawks Hoping Trip Will Help Cure Cup Hangover
CHICAGO (AP) -- The circus is coming to town and the Chicago Blackhawks are thrilled.
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Avalanche Beat Blues for 5th Straight Time
DENVER (AP) -- Defenseman John-Michael Liles scored twice in the first period, Peter Budaj stopped 28 shots, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the struggling St. Louis Blues 6-3 on Monday night.
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SIU Baseball Coach Dead at 52
CARTERVILLE, Ill. (AP) -- University officials say Southern Illinois University head baseball coach Dan Callahan has died at his home in Carterville at the age of 52.
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Cutler, Bears Beat Vikings
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jay Cutler had 237 yards and three touchdown passes, Devin Hester had two big returns and the Chicago Bears beat the Minnesota Vikings 27-13 on Sunday to tie Green Bay for the NFC North lead.
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49ers Rally for OT Win Over Rams
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Joe Nedney kicked a 29-yard field goal with 9:38 left in overtime, and Troy Smith passed for 356 yards while leading the San Francisco 49ers' late rally for a 23-20 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday.
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Boise State Narrows Gap on TCU in BCS Standings
NEW YORK (AP) -- Boise State has narrowed the gap on TCU in the BCS standings and put itself in position to pass the Horned Frogs down the stretch.
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Edwards Wins While Hamlin's Big Lead is Wiped Out
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Carl Edwards has snapped a 70-race losing streak with a win at Phoenix International Raceway.
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WIU Defeats Savannah State
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) -- Ceola Clark scored 22 points to lead Western Illinois past Savannah State 59-52 on Sunday.
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ISU Wins Season Opener
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Jackie Carmichael and Blake Mishler each scored 18 points and Illinois State cruised past SIU-Edwardsville 92-64 Sunday.
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Stalberg Lifts Blackhawks Over Ducks in OT
CHICAGO (AP) -- Viktor Stalberg scored 4 1/2 minutes into overtime to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 3-2 victory Sunday night that snapped the Anaheim Ducks' six-game winning streak.
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Local Sports Roundup 11/14/10
Lewistown fights on in State Football tourney, while GHS Swimming fails to make state.
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Illini Basketball Bests SIU
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Demetri McCamey had 18 points and nine assists and D.J. Richardson added 16 points as No. 13 Illinois beat Southern Illinois 85-63 on Saturday night.
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Minnesota Upsets Illini With Comeback
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- DeLeon Eskridge rescued Minnesota from its tenth loss Saturday, leading the Gophers to a 38-34 comeback upset of Illinois with a last-minute touchdown run.
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Persa Leads Northwestern Past #13 Iowa
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- Dan Persa ruptured his Achilles' tendon while throwing the game-winning pass and Northwestern handed No. 13 Iowa another devastating loss, beating the Hawkeyes 21-17 on Saturday.
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SIU Runs Past WIU
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Shariff Harris and Lucien Walker scored on 2-yard runs in the first quarter and Chris Dieker threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Cam Fuller to lead Southern Illinois to a 20-10 victory over Western Illinois on Saturday.
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ISU Tops EIU
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Erik Smith ran for two touchdowns, including the game winner, to lift Illinois State to a 27-23 victory over in-state rivals Eastern Illinois on Saturday.
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Predators Lifted Over Blackhawks in Shootout
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Cal O'Reilly scored the only goal in a shootout to give the Nashville Predators a 4-3 victory over the slumping Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night.
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Hat Trick for Coyotes in Win Over Blues
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Ray Whitney scored three goals and matched his career high with five points, leading the Phoenix Coyotes to a 5-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night.
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Rose Leads Bulls Past Wizards
CHICAGO (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored 15 of his 24 points in the second half, outplaying John Wall and leading the Chicago Bulls to a 103-96 victory over the weary Washington Wizards on Saturday night.
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Edwards Wins 2nd Straight Win at Phoenix
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Carl Edwards has won the Nationwide Series race at Phoenix International Raceway, leading 153 laps in claiming his second straight win.
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Pacquiao Wins on Dominating Performance
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Manny Pacquiao used both speed and power in a dominating performance Saturday night to beat Antonio Margarito and win their 150-pound showdown.
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Illini Hopes Defense Returns Strong Against Gophers -- GAME SATURDAY ON WGIL
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois gave up 676 yards and 67 points in last week's overtime loss at Michigan.
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Bradley Forward Sidelined Over Heart Concerns
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Bradley University says forward Taylor Brown will miss the season after the results of recent cardiac testing raised questions about his health.
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Lander's 22 Leads WIU Over St. Francis
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) -- Matt Lander had a career-high 22 points to lead four Western Illinois players in double figures Friday as the hot-shooting Leathernecks routed St. Francis, Ill., 83-47 to open their season.
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Northwestern Beats NIU
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) -- John Shurna matched a career-high with 31 points as Northwestern shook off a sluggish early shooting to roll past Northern Illinois 97-78 in a season opener for both teams Friday.
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Bears Center Kreutz Likely to Play Versus Vikings
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears expect to have center Olin Kreutz available to face the Minnesota Vikings in Sunday's game at Soldier Field.
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MLB Sued by Anheuser-Busch
NEW YORK (AP) -- Anheuser-Busch is suing Major League Baseball in a dispute over the brewer's decades-long sponsorship.
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Edwards Wins Pole at Phoenix
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Carl Edwards has won the pole at Phoenix International Raceway with a track-record lap.
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Local Sports Roundup 11/12/10
A look at weekend high school football playoff pairings and Thursday night's "Meet the Streaks" Girls Scrimmage, plus more!
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