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NFL: Packers fire coach Mike McCarthy

GREEN BAY - It didn't take long after Sunday's loss to the Arizona Cardinals for Green Bay Packers President and Chief Executive Officer Mark Murphy to release a statement saying the organization has parted ways with coach Mike McCarthy.…

Bears stunned by Giants in OT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants finally have a signature win to carry them through the rest of the season and maybe beyond. While beating the NFC North-leading Bears wasn't pretty and involved blowing up a 10-point lead…

NIU wins MAC title game 30-29

DETROIT (AP) — Marcus Childers threw a touchdown pass — his fourth of the game — to D.J. Brown with 1:09 to go and Northern Illinois rallied from a 19-point, second-half deficit to take a 30-29 victory over Buffalo in the Mid-American…

Blackhawks trade Nick Schmaltz to Coyotes

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks traded Nick Schmaltz to the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday night for Dylan Strome and Brendan Perlini in a swap involving three former first-round picks. Schmaltz is off to a slow start with two goals and…

Packers lose to Vikings, playoff hopes slip further

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Once Kirk Cousins and the Minnesota Vikings took the lead on Green Bay, they played with a fierce refusal to let it go. They held onto the ball with the same determination. Cousins bounced back from his worst game…

Bears great Mike Ditka recovering from heart attack

CHICAGO (AP) — Hall of Fame tight end and former Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka is recovering from a mild heart attack. Steve Mandell, Ditka's agent, tells ESPN that doctors inserted a pacemaker. He says Ditka is "doing much better," and…

Pro Hockey: Blackhawks assign Luke Johnson to Rockford

CHICAGO - The Chicago Blackhawks in Sunday announced they have reassigned forward Luke Johnson to the Rockford IceHogs. Johnson, 24, has spent the majority of the season with Chicago, picking up one assist and 18 shots on goal in 13 game…

East, Guilford impress in Tip-Off Classic

ROCKFORD - East won in a blowout Friday, while Guilford positioned itself for a 205 Tip-Off Classic title if the E-Rabs should slip up on Saturday. The E-Rabs, playing for the first time since knocking Indianapolis Pike on Monday, raced…

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