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    Bulls sign G Mike James to 10-day contract

    by  • January 23, 2014 • Sports

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls have signed guard Mike James to a 10-day contract. The Bulls brought back James on Wednesday with Kirk Hinrich sidelined by a hamstring injury. He will back up D.J. Augustin. James, an 11-year NBA veteran, appeared in seven games with the Bulls this season before he being waived...

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    Illinois’ Groce: Angry outbursts over the line

    by  • January 23, 2014 • Sports

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois coach John Groce says he went too far in a series of outbursts during a loss Saturday to Michigan State. Groce argued several times with officials during the 78-62 loss to the No. 4 Spartans. He was given a technical foul after throwing his suit jacket. Groce says Wednesday...

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    Report: SIU, Lennon agree to contract extension

    by  • January 23, 2014 • Sports

    CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Southern Illinois University’s athletics director says the school and head football coach have agreed to a two-year contract extension. Mario Moccia tells the (Carbondale) Southern Illinoisan the Salukis reached the deal with 53-year-old Dale Lennon as the coach enters the final year of his contract. The Salukis finished 7-5 last...

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    ‘Canes win snowed-out game

    by  • January 23, 2014 • Sports

    ‘Canes win snowed-out game UNDATED (AP) — Jiri Tlusty scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period to lift the Carolina Hurricanes to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers last night. Nathan Gerbe had a highlight-worthy goal and Alexander Semin also scored for Carolina, which improved to 3-0 against Philadelphia this season. The...

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