MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — D.J. Augustin scored 21 points and Joakim Noah posted his league-leading fourth triple-double of the season, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 102-87 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
UNDATED (AP) — Derrick Rose will have an opportunity to show he is healthy enough to play for the U.S. at the World Cup of Basketball.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Rams will play the first two preseason games at home against the New Orleans Saints and Green Bay Packers, and then play at Cleveland and Miami.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Northwestern University is asking the National Labor Relations Board to overturn a regional director’s ruling that the school’s football players are employees under federal law and thus entitled to unionize.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Prosecutors are reviewing the case of a Southern Illinois University student found dead two months ago in a wooded area near the school.
HOOPESTON, Ill. (AP) — IKEA’s U.S. subsidiary is buying a long-planned wind-energy project in eastern Illinois as part of the company’s initiative to offset its power use with renewable energy generation.