CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) - Eastern Illinois hosts Towson Friday night in the FCS quarterfinals. The game could be a shootout -- Eastern averages about 49 points per game and Towson averages 38. Two of the three finalists for college football's Walter Payton Award will be on the field -- Eastern's quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (guh-RAHP'-uh-loh) and Towson running back Terrance West.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis Rams receiver Tavon (TAY'-vahn) Austin might not be available for Sunday's home game against New Orleans. Austin missed a second practice Thursday after injuring his left ankle in Sunday's loss to Arizona. Coach Jeff Fisher says Austin is day-to-day.
CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Bulls have made a roster move in time for Friday night's game at Milwaukee. They've signed free agent guard D.J. Augustin, who's in his sixth NBA season and has played for Charlotte, Indiana and Toronto. His career average is about nine points per game.
CHICAGO (AP) - Former major leaguer Ron Coomer is set to become the new man in the Chicago Cubs' radio booth. The Lockport native has reportedly been signed to work with play-by-play announcer Pat Hughes. Coomer has been working as a broadcaster for the Minnesota Twins.