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Fiesta Bowl: TCU vs. Boise State
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) _ No. 3 TCU and No. 6 Boise State will meet in the Fiesta Bowl, marking the first time a BCS game other than the championship game had a matchup of unbeaten teams on January 4th.
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Sugar Bowl: Florida vs. Cincinnati
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Tim Tebow will play his final game for Florida against Big East champion Cincinnati in the Sugar Bowl on January 1st.
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Orange Bowl: Iowa vs. Georgia Tech
MIAMI (AP) _ Iowa is heading to the Orange Bowl, even after two losses in its final three games.
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Capital One Bowl: Penn State vs. LSU
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Penn State will meet LSU in the January 1st Capital One Bowl that features the top non-BCS team from the Big Ten and Southeastern conferences.
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Insight Bowl: Iowa State vs. Minnesota
AMES, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa State is headed to the Insight Bowl in Tempe, Ariz., to play Minnesota.
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Gibbs, Theismann to Reunite for Playoff Game on NBC
NEW YORK (AP) -- Joe Gibbs and Joe Theismann will reunite to call a wildcard game for NBC during the playoffs.
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NFL Week 13 Summary
UNDATED (AP) -- The New Orleans Saints and Indianapolis Colts each improved to 12-0 Sunday, but the team teams took different routes to get there.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 12/5/9
Galesburg High School boys and girls basketball teams post victories Saturday, Spoon River Tip-Off Classic winner is crowned, Knox College men's basketball team earns first win of the season.
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Illini Basketball Defeats Boise State
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Demetri McCamey made the most of his foul-limited minutes, scoring 23 points to help Illinois escape with an 84-77 win over Boise State on Saturday night.
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St. Louis Tops SIU
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Kwamain Mitchell scored 22 points, including two 3-pointers during a key second-half run, to lead Saint Louis to a 71-61 victory over Southern Illinois on Saturday night.
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ISU Defeats Central Michigan
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Dinma Odiakosa had 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead Illinois State to its seventh straight victory, 75-62 over Central Michigan Saturday night.
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Raptors Rip Bulls
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chris Bosh had 25 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Toronto Raptors to a 110-78 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night.
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Blackhawks Get OT Win Over Penguins
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Kris Versteeg scored 2:38 into overtime and the Chicago Blackhawks snapped the Pittsburgh Penguins' five-game home winning streak with a 2-1 victory Saturday night.
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Illini Football Season Ends With Wild Loss to Fresno State
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Offensive lineman Devan Cunningham caught a deflected pass with 2 seconds left and stumbled into the end zone for a 2-point conversion, giving Fresno State a wild 53-52 victory over Illinois on Saturday.
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Weis Hopes Next Notre Dame Coach Has More Success
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- Fired Notre Dame coach Charlie Weis says he hopes the coach who follows him will be more successful than he was.
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Former WWE Wrestler Dies of Heart Attack
HOUSTON (AP) -- Former pro wrestler Edward Fatu, who performed under the name "Umaga," has died at 36.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 12/4/09
Streaks Boys lose Friday, in action Saturday; Knoxville Boys lose Friday; Streaks Girls play Saturday.
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White Sox GM: Dealing Jenks Not in Works
CHICAGO (AP) -- White Sox general manager Ken Williams says he's not shopping Bobby Jenks and too much has been made of a perceived rift between the team and its closer.
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LeBron Paces Cavs Past Bulls
CLEVELAND (AP) -- LeBron James had 23 points and 11 assists and busted out every one of his dance moves as the Cleveland Cavaliers won for the 11th time in 13 games, beating the slumping Chicago Bulls 101-87 on Friday night.
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Predators End Blackhawks' Eight-Game Home Win Streak
CHICAGO (AP) -- Dan Ellis stopped 34 shots, and Dan Hamhuis, Martin Erat and Jordin Tootoo each had a goal and an assist to lead the Nashville Predators to a 4-1 win over Chicago on Friday night, snapping the Blackhawks' eight-game home winning streak.
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SIU Edwardsville Edges Past Drake
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Mark Yelovich had 24 points and eight rebounds to lead Southern Illinois-Edwardsville past Drake 60-58 in the opening round of the Drake Hy-Vee Classic Friday night.
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Briggs, Pace Doubtful for Bears Game Versus Rams
CHICAGO (AP) -- Pro Bowl linebacker Lance Briggs is doubtful for the Chicago Bears' game against the St. Louis Rams, and left tackle Orlando Pace likely won't play against his former team Sunday.
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Monmouth College Football Coach Bell to Talk About Team's Success at Next Monmouth Associates
Monmouth College head football coach Steve Bell will be the featured speaker at the monthly meeting of Monmouth Associates.
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Juice Williams Looks for Winning Exit at Illinois
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- One and perhaps two of the best athletes to ever wear Illini orange and blue at Memorial Stadium will play their last college games Saturday.
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Bears Hope to Salvage Something from Lost Season
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Between the growing pile of losses and the uncertain status of their coach, this isn't exactly a fun time for the Chicago Bears.
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Galesburg Meets Arch Rival Quincy in WB6 Opener
UPDATED 1:06 p-m 12/4/09 Galesburg High School's boys basketball team is no doubt looking forward to playing the team that broke the Silver Streaks' hearts twice last season.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 12/3/9
Galesburg High School girls basketball team's shooting woes costly in loss at Rocky, Knoxville suffers first defeat, Rowva trounces Elmwood, Ridgewood wins in OT and Monmouth-Roseville successful in Olympic opener.
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Cold Shooting Dooms Leathernecks in League Opener
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) -- Eric Carlson scored 19 points Thursday night to lead North Dakota State past Western Illinois 60-55 in the Summit Conference opener for both teams.
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Eastern Illinois Wins Triple-OT Thriller
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Tyler Laser scored 15 points and hit big shots in the second and third overtimes to help Eastern Illinois to an 83-81 win over Tennesse State Thursday night.
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Top 25 College Football: Oregon Wins; Headed to Rose Bowl
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- Redshirt freshman LaMichael James ran for 166 yards and three touchdowns Thursday night to send No. 7 Oregon to the Rose Bowl with a 37-33 victory over No. 13 Oregon State in the Civil War.
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