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Missouri, Illinois Bring some Zest to Annual Tilt
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Missouri has won the last two Braggin' Rights games against Illinois and that's all the history junior guard Michael Dixon cares about.
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Maine Pulls Away from Eastern Illinois 64-60
ORONO, Maine (AP) -- Gerald McLemore scored 21 points and Maine pulled away from Eastern Illinois in the final two minutes to win 64-60 on Wednesday night.
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Reports: White Sox, Danks Agree on Extension
CHICAGO (AP) -- Multiple media outlets were reporting Wednesday night that the Chicago White Sox and pitcher John Danks have agreed in principle on a contract extension.
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Brunette, Sharp Lead Blackhawks Past Canadiens
CHICAGO (AP) -- Andrew Brunette and Patrick Sharp scored 21 seconds apart midway through the second period, and Corey Crawford made 20 saves in his first start in more than two weeks as the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Montreal Canadiens 5-1 on Wednesday night.
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Giguere Stops 37 Shots as Avalanche Top Blues, 3-2
DENVER (AP) -- Jean-Sebastien Giguere stopped 37 shots and Jay McClement scored the tie-breaking goal late in the second period to lift the Colorado Avalanche to a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday night for their seventh straight home win.
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Ex-NFL Players Blame League for Brain Injuries
ATLANTA (AP) -- Jamal Lewis, Dorsey Levens and two other former NFL players say in a federal lawsuit that brain injuries have left them struggling with medical problems years after their playing days ended.
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Bulls Announce 5-year Extension for Rose
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls have made it official: Reigning MVP Derrick Rose has agreed to a five-year contract extension.
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Boozer Sends Bulls to 93-85
CHICAGO (AP) -- Carlos Boozer scored 24 points to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 93-85 win over the Indiana Pacers in a preseason game Tuesday night.
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Malkin has 3 Assists in Pens' Win Over Blackhawks
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Evgeni Malkin had three assists to move into a tie for the NHL scoring lead and the Pittsburgh Penguins snapped the Chicago Blackhawks' five-game winning streak with a 3-2 victory on Tuesday night.
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Broekhoff, Valparaiso Jar Northern Illinois 59-48
DeKALB, Ill. (AP) -- Ryan Broekhoff scored 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Valparaiso handed Northern Illinois its 11th straight loss in a 59-48 decision Tuesday night.
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Illinois State Holds Off UALR 72-65
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Tyler Brown scored 23 points, leading four Illinois State players in double figures, and the Redbirds held on to beat UALR 72-65 Tuesday night.
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Illinois Thin at Back Ahead of Bowl Game
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois may be very thin at running back when it takes on UCLA in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl on New Year's Eve.
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Beckman Hires 2 Assistants at Illinois
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- New Illinois football coach Tim Beckman has hired two members of his staff at Toledo to join him in Champaign.
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Bulls Seeking More After Making Conference Finals
CHICAGO (AP) -- Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen were stocking the trophy case the last time the Chicago Bulls were this good. Now, Derrick Rose wants to add to the collection.
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Leonard Helps No. 25 Illinois Edge Cornell 64-60
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Meyers Leonard had 19 points and a career-high 16 rebounds to lead No. 25 Illinois to a 64-60 victory over Cornell on Monday night.
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Southern Illinois Defeats SIU-Edwardsville 80-57
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Diamond Taylor hit three 3-pointers and scored 14 points Monday night to pace Southern Illinois past Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 80-57.
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Illinois-Chicago Edges Western Illinois 57-56
CHICAGO (AP) -- Gary Talton's basket with 3.8 seconds to play gave Illinois-Chicago a 57-56 victory over Western Illinois Monday night.
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49ers Beat Big Ben, Steelers 20-3
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The San Francisco 49ers were lights-out in their return to prime time, riding their top-ranked run defense again and prevailing through a pair of power outages to beat ailing quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers 20-3 on Monday night.
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Penn State Saga Voted AP Sports Story of Year
NEW YORK (AP) -- The ouster of one of America's most revered coaches, Penn State's Joe Paterno, after shocking child sex abuse charges against his former assistant has been overwhelmingly voted the sports story of the year by members of The Associated Press.
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Shurna, Northwestern Beat Eastern Illinois 87-72
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- John Shurna scored 32 points, including a school-record tying nine 3-pointers, as Northwestern defeated Eastern Illinois 87-72 Sunday night.
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Carmichael, Illinois St. Down Nofolk St. 68-36
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Jackie Carmichael was 14 for 14 from the free-throw line and finished with 20 points as Illinois State defeated Norfolk State 68-36 on Sunday.
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Hossa Has Goal, Assist in Hawks' Win Over Flames
CHICAGO (AP) -- Marian Hossa had a goal and an assist, and Chicago's Joel Quenneville became the 10th coach to earn 600 NHL victories as the Blackhawks beat the Calgary Flames 4-2 on Sunday night for their fifth straight win.
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Bengals Grind Down Rams 20-13
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Rookie A.J. Green had six catches and topped 1,000 yards for the season, and the Cincinnati Bengals held the St. Louis Rams to 2 for 13 on third downs to help keep pace in the AFC playoff race with a 20-13 victory Sunday.
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Bryant's Interception Return Lifts Seahawks
CHICAGO (AP) -- Red Bryant returned an interception 20 yards for the go-ahead TD in the third quarter Sunday and the Seattle Seahawks kept their faint playoff hopes alive by routing the Chicago Bears 38-14.
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Local Sports Roundup 12/18/11
Silver Streaks Downed at IA/IL Shootout, and other scores.
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UNLV Hands Illini First Loss
CHICAGO (AP) -- Mike Moser had 17 points and 11 rebounds, UNLV went on a 14-2 run to close the first half and the Runnin' Rebels handed No. 19 Illinois its first loss of the season with a convincing 64-48 victory Saturday.
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Drexel Downs Bradley
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Samme Givens finished with 17 points and 10 boards as Drexel earned its third straight victory with a 73-68 win over Bradley on Saturday.
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SIU Whips NIU
DeKALB, Ill. (AP) -- Kendal Brown-Surles came off the bench to score 19 points and Southern Illinois used a 17-0 run to beat Northern Illinois 62-49 on Saturday.
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UCLA Women Beat Illini for NCAA Volleyball Title
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Outside hitter Rachael Kidder had 20 kills and UCLA beat Illinois in the NCAA women's volleyball championship to give the Bruins their first title in two decades Saturday night.
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Nashville Gets Shootout Win Over Blues
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- David Legwand scored the only shootout goal, Pekka Rinne finished with 39 saves and the Nashville Predators beat the St. Louis Blues 2-1 on Saturday night for their fifth consecutive victory.
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