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Bolland Lifts Kane-less Blackhawks Over Flames
CHICAGO (AP) -- Dave Bolland scored two power-play goals, and the Chicago Blackhawks overcame the loss of star forward Patrick Kane in the opening minute and beat the Calgary Flames 4-2 on Sunday night.
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Illinois Headed to Texas Bowl to Face Baylor
CHAMPAIGN, Ill (AP) -- Illinois coach Ron Zook says the Illini's Dec. 29 date against Baylor in the Texas Bowl is a great chance for his players to play on a national stage.
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Rams LB Diggs Out for Year with Pectoral Injury
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Rams outside linebacker Na'il Diggs is out for the rest of the season because of a torn pectoral muscle.
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Local Sports Roundup 12/5/10
GHS Boys Swimming gets a victory, and the Spoon River Tip-Off Basketball Classic comes to an end.
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WIU Football Knocked Out of FCS Playoffs
BOONE N.C. (AP) -- Quarterback DeAndre Presley rushed for 264 yards and two touchdowns to lead Appalachian State to a 42-14 victory on Saturday against Western Illinois in the second round of the FCS playoffs.
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3-Point Barrage Leads Illini Past Gonzaga
SEATTLE (AP) -- Demetri McCamey finished with 11 points and seven assists and No. 20 Illinois was blistering from beyond the arc in a 73-61 defeat of Gonzaga on Saturday.
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WIU Beats Centenary
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) -- Matt Lander scored 21 points and Western Illinois beat Centenary 57-51 Saturday.
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Utah Beats Bradley
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Josh Watkins scored 23 points and Utah beat Bradley 68-60 Saturday.
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ISU Defeats Montana State
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- John Wilkins scored 16 points and Illinois State defeated Montana State 62-56 on Saturday night.
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SIU Beats Chicago State
CHICAGO (AP) -- Mamadou Seck scored 17 points and Southern Illinois beat Chicago State 75-61 Saturday.
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Rose Leads Bulls to OT Win Over Rockets
CHICAGO (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored 30 points and hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer in regulation to send the game into overtime, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Houston Rockets 119-116 on Saturday night.
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OT Goal Leads Oilers Past Blues
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- Taylor Hall scored the winner 23 seconds into overtime as the Edmonton Oilers extended their winning streak to four, beating the St. Louis Blues 2-1 on Saturday night.
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Local Sports Roundup 12/4/10
GHS Boys Basketball gets its first conference win, while Knox College Basketball doesn't.
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Fresno State Gets Past Illinois
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- Ryan Colburn threw for 304 yards and three touchdowns to help Fresno State beat Illinois 25-23 on Friday night to end the regular season the way it started, with a home victory over a team from a major conference.
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Funeral Services Set for Ron Santo
CHICAGO (AP) -- Funeral services for former Chicago Cubs third baseman and broadcaster Ron Santo has been set for next week at Holy Name Cathedral.
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Quinn Calls Santo "Very Special Person"
CHICAGO (AP) -- Gov. Pat Quinn is praising former Chicago Cub Ron Santo as a "very special person" after nine times all-star's death from complications of bladder cancer.
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20 Points for Garnett as Celtics Beat Bulls
BOSTON (AP) -- Kevin Garnett scored 20 points with a season-high 17 rebounds, and Rajon Rondo scored 12 and had 19 assists on Friday night to lead the Boston Celtics to their sixth straight win, a 104-92 victory over the Chicago Bulls.
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Canucks Beat Blackhawks
CHICAGO (AP) -- Roberto Luongo made 32 saves for his second shutout of the season and 53rd overall, leading the Vancouver Canucks to their fourth straight victory, 3-0 over the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday night.
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Bears LB Tinoisamoa to Miss Lions Game
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have ruled out linebacker Pisa Tinoisamoa for Sunday's game at Detroit because of swelling in his right knee.
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"Super Bowl Shuffle" Owner Sues Media Giant
CHICAGO (AP) -- The owner of a beloved ditty by the 1985 Chicago Bears is preparing to shuffle on down to federal court to take on a media conglomerate.
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Dunn Deal for White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Slugger Adam Dunn has officially joined the Chicago White Sox, giving them the big left-handed hitter they were seeking.
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Braves Acquire Pitcher from White Sox
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Braves, seeking a veteran for their bullpen, have acquired right-hander Scott Linebrink from the Chicago White Sox.
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Johnson Title Cements Hendrick Motorsports Dynasty
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Even as Jimmie Johnson chased his record fifth consecutive championship, a feat that would have cemented Hendrick Motorsports as the best team in NASCAR history, the owner knew he needed to make some dramatic changes to his organization.
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Bulls Face Celtics Friday Night
BOSTON (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls will try to bounce back from an embarrassing loss to Orlando tonight when they visit the Atlantic Division-leading Celtics, who have won five in a row.
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Blackhawks Loook to Break Vancouver's Winning Streak
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Vancouver Canucks bring a three game winning streak into the United Center tonight where they'll face the Chicago Blackhawks.
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Zook Insists Bowl Thoughts Can Wait
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois football coach Ron Zook says he won't think much about which bowl the Illini could be headed to until after the regular season wrap at Fresno State.
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Chicago Cubs Great Ron Santo Dies
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Cubs great and longtime WGN Radio announcer Ron Santo has died. He was 70.
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DePaul Defeats Northern Illinois
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) -- Tony Freeland scored a career high 25 points and Brandon Young added 17 as DePaul defeated Northern Illinois 86-84 on Thursday night.
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Dunn Deal: White Sox Announce Dunn Signing
CHICAGO (AP) -- Slugger Adam Dunn has officially joined the Chicago White Sox, giving them the big left handed hitter they were seeking.
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ACC Loser Headed to Chick-fil-A Bowl in Atlanta
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Chick-fil-A Bowl has announced one of the teams for its Dec. 31 game. Well, sort of.
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