Illinois Sports 10/7/18

Illinois Sports 10/7/18

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press:

CHICAGO (AP) — Morgan Rielly scored 19 seconds into overtime, John Tavares had three goals and the Toronto Maple Leafs spoiled Chicago’s home opener with a wild 7-6 victory over the Blackhawks. Auston Matthews added two goals and two assists for Toronto in the opener of a four-game trip. Rielly also had two assists and Kasperi Kapanen finished with a goal and an assist, helping the Maple Leafs bounce back from Saturday night’s 5-3 loss to Ottawa.

CHICAGO (AP) — Britain’s Mo Farah won the Chicago Marathon. He claimed his first marathon victory in three attempts. Farah finished in 2 hours, 5 minutes, 11 seconds. Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei won the women’s race in 2:18:35, the third-fastest time in the history of the Chicago women’s race.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wayne Rooney scored twice in the second half to raise his season total to nine goals in 16 matches, and D.C. United rallied to beat the Chicago Fire 2-1. A former England captain who made his Major League Soccer debut in July, the 32-year-old striker has five goals in his last three games. D.C. United is two points shy of sixth-place Montreal for the Eastern Conference’s final playoff spot with two games in hand.