Posts Tagged Illinois

Kane’s 5th goal in 7 games helps Blackhawks win

Chicago Blackhawks' Kris Versteeg, front, controls the puck against Anaheim Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks didn’t mind the early wakeup call on Friday. The Anaheim Ducks played as if they were sleepwalking through the first period, and even the stellar goaltending of Frederik Andersen wasn’t enough.

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Eastland-Pearl City wins Class 2A football title

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Eastland-Pearl City forced five turnovers and scored off each one as the Wildcats rolled to the IHSA Class 2A football state championship, 41-12, over Maroa-Forsyth on Friday.

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Bears place Briggs on the reserve/injured list

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears placed linebacker Lance Briggs on the reserve/injured list Friday because of a groin injury.

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Cowboys get Eagles again, but Bears come first

Dallas Cowboys' Tony Romo (9) sits on the bench in the final minutes of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. Romo looked ragged in the first quick turnaround for his surgically repaired back as the Cowboys (8-4) lost their third straight home game. The Eagles won 33-10. (AP Photo/John F. Rhodes)

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Dez Bryant was ready to play Philadelphia again as soon as the Eagles finished blowing out the Cowboys in a Thanksgiving battle for the NFC East lead.

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Bid for bowl adds edge to Illinois-Northwestern

Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald, center, reacts as Ibraheim Campbell (24) heads to the sidelines after a pass interception late in the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in West Lafayette, Ind. Northwestern defeated Purdue 38-14. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Though they’re separated by 150 miles and face each other every season, Northwestern and Illinois have a rivalry that lacks intensity.

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