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Former Illinois Player Contests Weapons Charges
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) -- Lawyers for former University of Illinois basketball player Jereme Richmond say weapons charges against him should be dismissed.
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Rams QB Bradford Misses Practice Again but Hopeful
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Sam Bradford did not practice for the second straight day because of a nagging high left ankle sprain, but the St. Louis Rams quarterback is hopeful of playing Monday night at Seattle.
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Oshie Scores Twice to Lead Blues over Ducks 4-2
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- T.J. Oshie scored twice, defenseman Ian Cole added his first goal of the season and Jaroslav Halak made 20 saves to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 4-2 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday night.
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Sharp Scores Twice, Including OT Winner for Hawks
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) -- Patrick Sharp scored his second goal of the game 1:34 into overtime and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the New York Islanders 3-2 on Thursday night.
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Done Deal: Buehrle Signs $58 Million, 4-year Deal
MIAMI (AP) -- Left-hander Mark Buehrle has signed his $58 million, four-year contract with the Miami Marlins after passing a physical.
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Pujols' Departure Can't Catch St. Louis Off Guard
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- When a 10-foot statue of Albert Pujols was unveiled last month outside his restaurant in suburban St. Louis, hopeful fans took it as a sign he was staying put.
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Pujols, Angels Agree to $254 Million Deal
DALLAS (AP) -- Three-time NL MVP Albert Pujols agreed Thursday to a $254 million, 10-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels.
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AP Source: C.J. Wilson, Angels Reach 5-year Deal
DALLAS (AP) -- A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the Los Angeles Angels have made another big splash, agreeing to a deal with free agent pitcher C.J. Wilson.
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Sandusky Posts Bail in Latest Sex Abuse Charges
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) -- Ex-Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky has posted $250,000 bail after spending a night in jail following new child sex abuse charges filed against him.
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Western Kentucky Defeats Southern Illinois 62-55
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Derrick Gordon had 14 points and 13 rebounds to lead Western Kentucky to a 62-55 victory over cold-shooting Southern Illinois on Wednesday night.
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Doss, Eastern Illinois Defeat Oakland City 83-67
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) -- L.C. Doss scored 21 points and Eastern Illinois shot almost 60 percent in defeating Oakland City 83-67 on Wednesday night.
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Illinois State Defeats Morehead State 78-73
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- Jackie Carmichael scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Illinois State over Morehead State 78-73 on Wednesday night.
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DePaul Beats Loyola of Chicago 69-58
CHICAGO (AP) -- DePaul started fast, then survived a second-half slump on the way to a 69-58 nonconference victory over Loyola on Wednesday night.
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Illinois Squeaks Past St. Bonaventure, 48-43
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Brandon Paul scored 12 points in the final four minutes Wednesday to keep No. 24 Illinois undefeated with a sloppy 48-43 comeback win over St. Bonaventure.
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Sandusky Arrested on New Sex Abuse Charges
BREAKING 12:44pm STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Ex-Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky has been arrested on new sex abuse charges brought by two new accusers.
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Lawyers: Records Show Fine Accuser is Lying
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Lawyers for fired Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine say evidence turned over by the district attorney will prove one of Fine's accusers is lying.
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NCAA Bylaws Could be Changed after Abuse Scandals
NEW YORK (AP) -- NCAA President Mark Emmert says his organization could look into changing its bylaws to better establish its authority to address situations like the abuse scandals now roiling college sports.
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Berry, Jones Lead Ball State to 76-55 Victory
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) -- Jesse Berry scored 25 points and Jarrod Jones had 22 points and 13 rebounds Tuesday night to lead Ball State to its fifth straight win, 76-55 over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville.
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Backes, Steen Score, Blues Beat Red Wings 3-2
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- David Backes got the go-ahead score on the second straight power-play goal of the game for the St. Louis Blues, who ended a 2 for 39 slump with the man advantage in a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night.
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Forte Not Sure When He'll Return from Knee Sprain
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Bears star running back Matt Forte isn't sure when he'll return from a sprained right knee.
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Marlins Trying to Buy Up the Best of the Pond
DALLAS (AP) -- Jeffrey Loria quickly marched down the hallway with his team president, trailed by their top aides, and hustled into a meeting room with a labor lawyer from Major League Baseball.
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Illinois Coach Petrino Leaves for Arkansas
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois offensive coordinator Paul Petrino has left the school to return to Arkansas.
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Vrbata Helps Coyotes Beat Blackhawks 4-3 in SO
CHICAGO (AP) -- Radim Vrbata and Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored in the shootout, and Mike Smith stopped Jonathan Toews and Marian Hossa in the tiebreaker to lead the Phoenix Coyotes to a wild 4-3 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday night.
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Pacers to Host Bulls Dec. 16 in Preseason Opener
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Indiana Pacers will open the preseason hosting the Chicago Bulls in a rematch of the first-round playoff series.
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Lawyer: 6 Sandusky Accusers to Testify Next Week
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A lawyer for a young man who accuses former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky of sexual abuse says he expects his client and at least five other alleged victims to testify at a preliminary hearing next week.
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Women Say They Were Injured When Suh Crashed Car
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Two women say they were injured when Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh crashed his car into a tree in downtown Portland over the weekend.
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Summitt, Krzyzewski Honored by Sports Illustrated
NEW YORK (AP) -- Pat Summitt and Mike Krzyzewski have been picked as Sports Illustrated's sportswoman and sportsman of the year.
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Santo Elected to Hall of Fame by Veterans Panel
DALLAS (AP) -- Former Chicago Cubs third baseman Ron Santo has been elected to the baseball Hall of Fame by the Veterans Committee.
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Late Red Sox Clubhouse Chief Accused of '90s Abuse
BOSTON (AP) -- Two more men are accusing a now-dead former Red Sox clubhouse manager of sexually abusing them.
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49ers Beat Rams 26-0 for 1st Playoffs Since 02'
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Frank Gore ran San Francisco right into the playoffs, becoming the 49ers' career rushing leader in a 26-0 win over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday that wrapped up the franchise's first NFC West crown and postseason berth since 2002.
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