Tuesday, October 21, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kyrie Irving had 28 points to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 107-98 win against the Chicago Bulls in an exhibition game last night at Ohio State. Irving had 20 points in the second half. James had 18 points in 31 minutes in his first game in Columbus since rejoining the Cavaliers this summer from the Miami Heat. Derrick Rose led Chicago with 30 points.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — An emotional postgame locker room scene following Sunday's loss to Miami featured Chicago players yelling and wide receiver Brandon Marshall calling the 3-4 start to the season "unacceptable." Bears coach Marc Trestman called the situation similar to what he's seen in numerous other locker room situations.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Rams have released wide receiver Austin Pettis. Pettis was inactive for Sunday's victory over the Seattle Seahawks. He has caught 12 passes for 118 yards and one touchdown this season. He made 11 starts in four seasons with the Rams.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois coach Tim Beckman says both Reilly O'Toole and Aaron Bailey will play at quarterback Saturday against Minnesota. Offensive coordinator Bill Cubit says he doesn't know how that plan will work against the Gophers. He said he's never used a two-quarterback system. Both quarterbacks played in Illinois' 38-28 loss at Wisconsin.