Blackhawks Battle Coyotes
(Glendale, AZ) -- The Blackhawks meet the Coyotes tonight in Arizona. It's the first meeting between the two teams since last year's playoff series when Raffi Torres knocked out Marian Hossa with a vicious hit. The 'Hawks are the NHL's only team yet to lose in regulation this season at 8-0-and-2. The 'Yotes have a five-game point streak. Tonight's game starts at 8:00.
Bulls Play At Denver
(Denver, CO) -- The Bulls are set to meet the Nuggets in Denver this evening. Chicago is coming off Monday's loss at Indiana. The defeat dropped Chicago to 29-and-19 on the year. Denver is 31-and-18 this season. Tonight's game starts at 9:30.
Cubs' Marmol To Report On Time
(Chicago, IL) -- Cubs reliever Carlos Marmol is expected to report to spring training in Mesa, Arizona on time. ESPN Chicago reports Marmol will show up as scheduled despite dealing with a domestic abuse allegation in the Dominican Republic that he denies. Cubs president Theo Epstein told ESPN 1000 in Chicago that they believe Marmol will be cleared of any wrongdoing. The first workout for pitchers and catchers is on Tuesday.
Illini Welcome Top-Ranked Hoosiers
(Champaign, IL) -- Illinois is set to host top-ranked Indiana in Champaign tonight. The Illini are 15-and-8 with a 2-and-7 mark in Big Ten play. The Hoosiers are now 20-and-2 with an 8-and-1 conference record. Tonight's game tips at 6:00.
Players Make Choices On National Signing Day
(Undated) -- Yesterday marked the unofficial start of the college football season with National Signing Day. High school standouts from across the country made their college selections. According to Rivals.com, Notre Dame has the fourth-ranked class nationally. Illinois has the 46th-best class according to Rivals while Northwestern's recruits are ranked 53rd nationally.