The Ottawa Pirates trip over to Rock Island turned out to be a rough one as the Pirates were eliminated from 4A postseason play Tuesday night by United Township 72-62.
In the state swim meet on Saturday, Stephen Truchon represented Ottawa Pirates swimming and represented well.
The NIB-12 girls all-conference basketball teams have been released, and quite a few Lady Pirates made the rosters.
Scott Boehm/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Add Lance Moore's name to the growing list of free agent wide receivers.The New Orleans Saints have released the veteran receiver in a cost-cutting move. Moore, 30, was due to make $3.8 million in salary a
Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The rollercoaster season continues for the New York Knicks.According to ESPN, Knicks president and general manager Steve Mills met with legendary coach Phil Jackson about two weeks ago about the possibilit
John Weast/Getty Images Sport(LAWRENCE, Kan.) -- While no one is quite sure whether or not top collegiate prospects Jabari Parker and Joel Embiid will declare for the 2014 NBA Draft, Kansas forward Andrew Wiggins sounds like he's getting ready to join the
James McIsaac/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The NBA use of sleeved jersey's this season has caused a variety of reactions around the basketball world, but Miami Heat forward Lebron James is not a fan of the NBA's latest venture."I'm not making excuses, but I'
Daniel Shirey/Getty Images(CLEARWATER, Fla.) -- At first the Philadelphia Phillies said they expected starting pitcher Cole Hamels to miss a limited portion of the regular season as he battled arm fatigue. As it turns out, Hamels status for the regular se
Joe Robbins/Getty Images(CINCINNATI) -- JayVaughn Pinkston scored eight of his 15 points in the final 3:20 to help No. 6 Villanova fend off Xavier 77-70 Thursday night, clinching its first outright Big East Championship in 32 years. Darrun Hilliard led
Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images(DETROIT) --The No. 5 will not be in circulation any longer with the Detroit Red Wings. The Wings retired defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom's No. 5 jersey into the rafters of Joe Louis Arena before the team's 3-2 loss to the
Jared Wickerham/Getty Images Sport(NEW YORK) -- The University of South Carolina suspended its men's basketball coach Frank Martin one game on Thursday. The suspension is a result of Martin yelling and swearing at freshman Duane Notice during the Gameco
Al Pereira/New York Jets/Getty Images(INDIANAPOLIS) -- The Indianapolis Colts signed linebacker D'Qwell Jackson on Thursday.ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter reports it's a four-year, $22 million deal, with $11 million guaranteed. "We are pleased to announc
Getty Images/Hemera(NEW YORK) -- NBA: San Antonio Spurs 111 (45-16) – Miami Heat 87 (43-16)Phoenix Suns 128 (36-25) – Oklahoma City Thunder 122 (46-16)Top 25 Men’s College Basketball: (6) Villanova 77 (27-3) – Xavier 70 (20-1
Nick Laham/Getty Images(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- The Sacramento Kings signed free agent forward Royce White to a 10-day contract on Thursday and assigned him to the Reno Bighorns of the NBA’s Development League.White was selected by the Rockets with t
Jared Wickerham/Getty Images for NASCAR(LAS VEGAS) -- Three-time Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart is hoping to carry over his success at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend.Stewart currently sits 20th in the Sprint Cup standings, but has one victory at
Doug Pensinger/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The Denver Broncos released 12-time Pro Bowler Champ Bailey on Thursday.Bailey had a $1 million roster bonus due March 15, but the team will let Bailey go elsewhere, which gives the Broncos $10 million in cap space
Andy Lyons/Getty Images(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is lobbying for the organization to sign Michael Vick once free agency begins next week.The six-time Pro Bowler believes Vick is the missing piece to the Vikings playof
Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images(CHICAGO) -- Dynamic punt returner and wide receiver Devin Hester won't be back with the Chicago Bears in 2014.Hester will become an unrestricted free agent after eight seasons in the windy city."From my knowledge, I know that
Doug Pensinger/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The Denver Broncos will release 12-time Pro Bowler Champ Bailey, reports ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter.Bailey had a $1 million roster bonus due March 15, but the team will let Bailey go elsewhere, which gives the
Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.) -- Tyler Cavanaugh scored 20 and Travis McKie added 19 as Wake Forest shocked No. 4 Duke 82-72 Wednesday night. Wake Forest (16-14, 6-11 ACC) trailed 66-59 with 5:21 remaining in the game, but proceeded t