• Today in History

    Today is Friday, October 9, the 282nd day of 2015. There are 83 days left in the year.

  • New York Rangers center Oscar Lindberg, left, chases the puck past Chicago Blackhawks right wing Kyle Baun during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Rangers hold on for 3-2 victory over Blackhawks

    CHICAGO (AP) — The New York Rangers waited and waited while the Chicago Blackhawks celebrated another championship.

  • Hall of Fame basketball player Harry Gallatin dies

    EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Harry Gallatin, the Hall of Fame basketball player who was a seven-time All-Star forward for the New York Knicks in the 1950s, died Wednesday. He was 88.

  • Nebraska running back Terrell Newby (34) tries to avoid a tackle by Illinois defensive back Taylor Barton (3) during the first quarter of an NCAA football game Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill.  (AP Photo/Bradley Leeb)

    After 2 tough years, Illinois’ defense delivering

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — As he started explaining how Illinois rallied to knock off Nebraska last week, interim coach Bill Cubit offered a deep dose of praise to a unit that doesn’t usually get much: the defense.

  • Milwaukee Bucks' Damien Inglis, center, shoots against Chicago Bulls' Doug McDermott (3) and Aaron Brooks (0) during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

    Butler, McDermott pace Bulls over Bucks, 105-95

    CHICAGO (AP) — Jimmy Butler and Doug McDermott scored 23 points each to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 105-95 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night, making new coach Fred Hoiberg a winner in his preseason debut.

  • Trainers check on Chicago Bears center Will Montgomery (64) on the field during the first half of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Bears place Will Montgomery on injured reserve

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears center Will Montgomery will miss the remainder of the season because of a broken left fibula.