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    SIU-Edwardsville edges SE Missouri 93-88 in OT

    by  • February 7, 2014 • Sports • 0 Comments

    EDWARDSVLLE, Ill. (AP) — Donivine Stewart scored nine points, dished out 11 assists and sank the final free throws that cemented SIU-Edwardsville’s 91-88 overtime win over Southeast Missouri State on Thursday night. Rozell Nunn scored 21 points and had eight rebound for SIU-Edwardsville (9-15, 5-5 Ohio Valley Conference), which shot 49 percent from the...

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    Cubs, Barney agree to $2.3 million, 1-year deal

    by  • February 7, 2014 • Sports • 0 Comments

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have agreed to a $2.3 million, one-year contract with second baseman Darwin Barney, avoiding arbitration. A Gold Glove winner in 2012, Barney committed just four errors with a .993 fielding percentage last season. But he also batted .208. The agreement leaves pitcher Jeff Samardzija as the team’s only...

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    11 Illinoisans competing in Sochi Olympics

    by  • February 7, 2014 • Sports • 0 Comments

    CHICAGO (AP) — The state of Illinois is celebrating its Olympians. Gov. Pat Quinn put out a news release Wednesday honoring athletes from Illinois who are competing in the Winter Olympics. The list of eleven athletes includes speed skaters, figure skaters, hockey players, a bobsledder and a member of the women’s curling team. The...

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