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Thursday Night NFL: Jets Beat Bills in Toronto
TORONTO (AP) -- Mark Sanchez threw a go-ahead touchdown pass to Braylon Edwards before hurting his right knee, and the New York Jets' stingy defense finished the job in a 19-13 win over the Buffalo Bills Thursday night.
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Dick Enberg to Call MLB Games for Padres
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Dick Enberg says he's taking the San Diego Padres' TV play-by-play job because he wants to, not because CBS is pushing him out the door.
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Cubs Trade Miles, Fox to Oakland in Five Player Deal
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The Athletics have acquired second baseman Aaron Miles, third baseman Jake Fox and cash considerations from the Chicago Cubs for three players.
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Galesburg Takes High Scoring Offense to Rocky
Galesburg's girls basketball team is hoping to build on the good feeling of beating a state-ranked team and perhaps erase a bad memory as well.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 12/2/9
A light sports schedule Wednesday night with three Lincoln Trail Conference high school girls basketball games.
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Illinois Stuns Clemson with Historic Comeback
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) -- Mike Tisdale hit the go-ahead jumper with 41 seconds left then blocked David Potter's driving shot on No. 18 Clemson's next possession as Illinois rallied from 23 points down for a 76-74 victory Wednesday night.
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Second-Half Surge Leads Bradley Past NIU
DE KALB, Ill. (AP) -- Bradley broke away from a one-point halftime deficit with two big runs in the second half to defeat Northern Illinois 63-49 Wednesday night.
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Bulls Snap Losing Skid; Beat Gordon, Detroit
CHICAGO (AP) -- John Salmons scored 22 points, Derrick Rose added 19 and the Chicago Bulls ended a five-game losing streak by beating the Detroit Pistons 92-85 Wednesday night.
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Rams Backup QB Aims to Cut Down on Mistakes
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- If Kyle Boller is auditioning for a new deal with the St. Louis Rams, he has yet to impress.
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Three Chicago Blackhawks Players to Get Contract Extensions
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Blackhawks are expected to announce contract extensions for young stars Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews and defenseman Duncan Keith.
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Iowa's Ferentz Dismisses Nore Dame Talk
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) _ Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz has dismissed speculation he might be a candidate for the Notre Dame job, saying he's content coaching the Hawkeyes.
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Notre Dame A-D Sees More Names than Actual Candidates
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick says there are far more people being mentioned for the school's head coaching job than there are candidates.
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Illinois Defense Faces Potentially Stiff Test Against Fresno State
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) _ There may not be much on the line Saturday when Illinois closes its season against Fresno State, but the Illini defense could be in for a test.
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Tiger Woods Says He Let Family Down
UNDATED (AP) -- Tiger Woods is apologizing to his supporters, saying he hasn't been true to his values or the behavior his family deserves.
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Struggling Illini Face First Top 25 Opponent in Big Ten/ACC Challenge
POSTED 10:35 a-m Illinois is back in action Wednesday night after a rough stretch in the Las Vegas Invitational Tournament.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 12/1/9
POSTED 8:37 a-m Knoxville's boys basketball team outguns Havana, Abingdon and Rowva fall; CSC men's basketball team loses in OT, Sandburg women drop sixth game and Monmouth College women earn third victory.
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Green Stops Roy Jones Jr. in First Round
SYDNEY (AP) -- Australian Danny Green stopped Roy Jones Jr. in the first round of their IBO world cruiserweight title fight Wednesday, preventing the 40-year old American from claiming his ninth title across five weight classes from middleweight to heavyweight.
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Northwestern Continues Impressive Play with Win in Big Ten/ACC Challenge
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Michael Thompson scored 22 points and Northwestern beat North Carolina State 65-53 on Tuesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.
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North Carolina Beats Michigan State in Championship Game Rematch
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- Ed Davis scored a career-high 22 points Tuesday night to help No. 10 North Carolina beat No. 9 Michigan State 89-82 in a rematch of last season's national championship game won by the Tar Heels.
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Blackhawks Give Coach "Q" 500th Win
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville has earned the 500th regular-season victory of his National Hockey League career.
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Cardinals Offer Arbitration to Three Players
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals have offered salary arbitration to Matt Holliday, Joel Pineiro and Mark DeRosa, ensuring draft pick compensation if the players sign with another team.
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Florida Governor Urging Cubs to Hold Spring Training in Sunshine State
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Governor Charlie Crist is trying to persuade the Chicago Cubs to move their spring training facilities from Arizona to Florida.
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Bears Sign Linebacker Cato June
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have signed linebacker Cato June to a one-year contract.
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Note Dame Football Coach Search Underway
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick says he has started contacting the candidates to replace fired coach Charlie Weis.
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FSU's Bowden to Retire After Bowl Game
UNDATED (AP) _ Bobby Bowden will end his 44-year head coaching career when the Florida State Seminoles play their bowl game later this month.
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Police Say Woods at Fault in Crash, Will Get Citation
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The Florida Highway Patrol says it will issue Tiger Woods a careless driving citation for a car crash outside his Orlando-area mansion last week.
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Memorial Planned for EIU Coach Killed in Accident
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) -- A Saturday memorial service has been planned for an Eastern Illinois University football coach killed in a traffic accident, while his wife and one of his children remain hospitalized.
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Zook Wishes Illini Would Have Won More
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- As Illinois gets ready to close a disappointing season against Fresno State, coach Ron Zook says he wishes the team could have accomplished more for seniors like quarterback Juice Williams.
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