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NFL Bid to Dismiss Super Bowl Ticket Suit Nixed
DALLAS (AP) -- A federal judge has rejected the NFL's request that she throw out a lawsuit filed by ticket holders displaced during the seating fiasco at the Super Bowl at Cowboys Stadium.
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1st Penn State Abuse Suit Comes From New Accuser
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State leaders have pledged to raise ethics ''to a new level'' at the university, where students are struggling to come to grips with criminal allegations against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
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Eastern Illinois Edges Maine 85-80 in Overtime
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) -- Jeremy Granger scored all nine Eastern Illinois points in overtime as the Panthers beat Maine 85-80 on Wednesday night.
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Illinois State Rolls Past Chicago State 85-41
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Jon Ekey scored 19 points and Tyler Brown had 18, on six 3-point shots, and Illinois State rolled to an 85-41 victory over Chicago State Wednesday night.
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With Lockout Nearing End, Basketball Back in Focus
NEW YORK (AP) -- These are the kinds of negotiations NBA fans have been waiting for.
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Stanford Assistant Coach Chester McGlockton Dies
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) -- Stanford assistant coach and four-time Pro Bowl defensive lineman Chester McGlockton has died.
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Coyotes Beat Sluggish Blackhawks 4-1
CHICAGO (AP) -- Mike Smith made 24 saves, Ray Whitney had a goal and two assists, and the Phoenix Coyotes beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 on Tuesday night.
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NBA Teams May Host Player Workouts Again
MIAMI (AP) -- NBA arenas are about to be unlocked.
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Shurna, Northwestern Top Georgia Tech, 76-60
ATLANTA (AP) -- John Shurna, the Big Ten's leading scorer, had 25 points to lead Northwestern past Georgia Tech 76-60 on Tuesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.
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Illinois Defeats Maryland 71-62
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) -- Sam Maniscalco scored 24 points, Brandon Paul had 17 and undefeated Illinois pulled away to a 71-62 victory over Maryland on Tuesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.
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Griffin, Taliaferro Honored
PARK RIDGE, Ill. (AP) -- Ohio State's Archie Griffin and Indiana's George Taliaferro have been honored with post-career awards by the Big Ten Conference.
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Injured Iwuh is Waived by Bears
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears placed special-teams contributor Brian Iwuh on the waived/injured list and promoted linebacker Patrick Trahan from the practice squad on Tuesday.
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Lions DT Ndamukong Suh Suspended 2 Games
NEW YORK (AP) -- The NFL has suspended Detroit defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh for two games after stomping an opponent in a Thanksgiving Day game.
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AP Source: Jags Being Sold To Illinois Businessman
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- A person familiar with the decision says Jaguars owner Wayne Weaver is selling the team to Illinois businessman Shahid Khan.
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Hearings Delayed For Penn State Administrators
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Court hearings have been delayed for two Penn State administrators charged with lying to a grand jury investigating child sex abuse allegations against former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.
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Syracuse Police Change Sex Abuse Reporting Policy
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Syracuse police say they will change the way they handle sexual abuse allegations after it took nine years to start a formal investigation from the time the first accusations were raised against a former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach.
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Utah Valley Turns Back Northern Illinois 58-47
OREM, Utah (AP) -- Isiah Williams scored 15 points and Geddes Robinson posted his fourth double-double of the season to lead Utah Valley to a 58-47 victory over Northern Illinois on Monday night.
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Koenning Takes Over At Illinois
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois interim head coach Vic Koenning is tasked with getting a downtrodden team prepared for a likely bowl game.
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Boeheim Supports Decision To Fire Fine
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim says he supports the university's decision to fire his longtime assistant Bernie Fine and that he ''deeply regrets'' his initial statements that may have been insensitive to victims of abuse.
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Saint Louis Beats Oklahoma 83-63
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Brian Conklin tied a career-high 25 points to help Saint Louis beat Oklahoma 83-63 on Sunday night, capturing the 76 Classic championship.
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NBA Season Would Require Back-To-Back-To-Backs
NEW YORK (AP) -- The NBA regular season would run through April 26 and require teams to play at least one set of back-to-back-to-back games if a new labor deal is ratified in time to start on Christmas.
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Backes, Russell Lift Blues Over Blue Jackets 2-1
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- David Backes scored in the third period to lift the St. Louis Blues over the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-1 on Sunday night in coach Ken Hitchcock's first game against his former club.
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Raiders Get 6 FGs In 25-20 Win Over Bears
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Sebastian Janikowski kicked a team-record six field goals and the Oakland Raiders took advantage of three interceptions from Chicago's fill-in starter Caleb Hanie to beat the Bears 25-20 Sunday.
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Wells Carries Cardinals Past Rams 23-20
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Patrick Peterson tied the NFL record with his fourth punt return for a touchdown this season, Beanie Wells set a franchise mark with 228 yards rushing, and the Arizona Cardinals won their seventh in a row in St. Louis with a 23-20 victory Sunday over the Rams.
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Zook Says Illini Just A Few Wins Short Of Success
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Hours after he was fired as football coach at Illinois Ron Zook is thanking the university and his players for what he called ''seven special years.''
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Illinois Fires Zook After 0-6 Collapse
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- A University of Illinois official tells The Associated Press that coach Ron Zook has been fired after seven seasons.
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Local Sports Roundup 11/27/11
Local scores from the Galesburg Thanksgiving Tournament and other playoff scores.
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Monmouth College Knocked Out of D3 Playoffs
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- St. Thomas has surged on to the next level of the NCAA Division III football playoffs.
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Gray Guides Minnesota Past Skidding Illinois
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- MarQueis Gray rushed for 167 yards and two touchdowns and threw for another score, guiding Minnesota past backsliding Illinois 27-7 on Saturday in the season finale and sending the Fighting Illini to their sixth straight defeat.
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WIU Edges North Dakota
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) -- Terell Parks had 17 points and 11 rebounds and Western Illinois held on to beat North Dakota 65-62 on Saturday.
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