ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina will try to play in the NL division series wearing a splint to protect his injured left thumb.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The greatest season by a Pittsburgh Pirates reliever began with doubt.
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — The Big Ten officials’ organization says a third-quarter officiating mistake cost Illinois a down in its 14-13 win Saturday over Nebraska.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Interim Illinois coach Bill Cubit says he doubts injured running back Josh Ferguson will be able to play Saturday against No. 22 Iowa.
CHICAGO (AP) — No matter how the playoffs turn out for the Chicago Cubs, manager Joe Maddon wanted to know one thing. He asked how anyone could be “disappointed with anything our players have done.”