PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Chicago guard Derrick Rose is set for an MRI in Los Angeles today on his injured right knee. The Bulls star went down during last night's loss to Portland and was on crutches in the training room after the game.
UNDATED (AP) — The teams with the top record in the NBA are in action as part of the Saturday schedule. Indiana is 6-0 at home, where they're playing tonight against Philadelphia. The Pacers' 11-1 start has been matched by San Antonio, which hosts Cleveland tonight. The Spurs are 5-0 at home.
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Michigan State safety Isaiah Lewis has been ejected from today's game against Northwestern for a targeting penalty on quarterback Kain Colter, who was a receiver at the time. The 13th-ranked Spartans are trying to lock up the Big Ten Legends Division and earn their second trip to the conference championship game in three seasons.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Sebastian Vettel (VEHT'-ehl) is the pole-sitter for Formula One's season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix. Vettel has already clinched his fourth straight F1 title and is in search of a circuit record-tying ninth straight win.
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Germany's Sandra Gal takes a three-shot lead into today's third round of the LPGA Titleholders tournament. Gal has her sights set on the $700,000 first-place check, which would double what she has made this year, and is about one-third of her career earnings.