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Cardinals, Mets tie
Ike Davis and Lucas Duda each hit home runs as the New York Mets' tied the St. Louis Cardinals 6-6 in 10 innings Saturday.
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Streaks to play for title
The GHS baseball team beat Dixon 10-0 to move to the championship of the Early Spring Invitational
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Wade Speaks Out on Shooting Death of Florida Teen
MIAMI (AP) -- Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat has posted a photo of himself wearing a hooded sweat shirt to his Twitter and Facebook pages, in response to the death of a black teenager shot by a neighborhood crime-watch volunteer.
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Payton Takes Responsiblity for Saints Scandal
METAIRIE, La. (AP) -- Sean Payton says he is sorry for the bounty scandal that has resulted in his season-long suspension and that he takes ''full responsibility'' for it.
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Marion Barber Says He's Retiring
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bears running back Marion Barber has told the team's website he plans to retire.
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Blackhawks Defenseman Keith Suspended 5 Games
NEW YORK (AP) -- Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith was suspended for five games without pay by the NHL on Friday for elbowing Vancouver star Daniel Sedin in the head.
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Dempster Gets Opening Day Nod
MESA, Ariz (AP) -- Veteran right-hander Ryan Dempster will make his second straight opening day start for the Chicago Cubs, facing the Washington Nationals and Stephen Strasburg at Wrigley Field on April 5.
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Big Days for Soto, Cargo as Cubs Outslug Rockies
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Geovany Soto homered twice and drove in five runs, sending the Chicago Cubs to a 10-8 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Friday.
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Kemp Homers, Drives in Four, Dodgers Top White Sox
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Matt Kemp homered among his three hits and had four RBIs and Dee Gordon also had three hits as the Los Angeles Dodgers routed the Chicago White Sox 17-4 Friday in a game between split squads.
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Wainwright Throws 5 Sharp Innings, Cards Top Miami
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Adam Wainwright pitched five shutout innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Miami 2-1 on Friday, overcoming Jose Reyes' first home run for the Marlins.
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Streaks pick up baseball win
The Galesburg Silver Streals baseball team beat East Aurora 17-0 in 5 innings.
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Mularkey Insists Jaguars Wanted QB Tebow
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Jacksonville Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey insists he wanted quarterback Tim Tebow.
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AP Source: Jets' Tebow Deal Delayed Until Saturday
NEW YORK (AP) -- A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that quarterback Tim Tebow, acquired from Denver on Wednesday, must sign a rewritten contract because of a technicality before he can officially join the Jets.
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EIU Narrows Basketball Coach Search to 5 Finalists
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) -- Eastern Illinois University has narrowed its search for a new men's basketball coach to five finalists.
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Quick gets 8th Shutout in Kings' 1-0 Shootout Win
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jonathan Quick held his own in a brilliant goaltending duel with Brian Elliott, posting his franchise record-tying eighth shutout of the season for the Los Angeles Kings, and Jeff Carter got the deciding goal in the fourth round of a shootout for a 1-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues.
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Soriano and Stewart Homer for Cubs in Win
SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) -- Alfonso Soriano and Ian Stewart each homered to power the Chicago Cubs past a Texas Rangers split squad 11-4 Thursday.
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Dunn Hits Two Homers for White Sox in Win
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Adam Dunn hit a grand slam and a two-run shot off Bruce Chen, leading the Chicago White Sox to a 16-4 victory over a Kansas City Royals split squad Thursday.
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Knoxville Wins 2 in a Row!

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Saints Express Regret, Ask for Fans' Support
METAIRIE, La. (AP) -- The New Orleans Saints say they recognize ''our fans' concerns'' about Sean Payton's yearlong suspension and other punishments stemming from the NFL's bounty investigation.
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Jets, Broncos Complete Trade for QB Tim Tebow
NEW YORK (AP) -- Tim Tebow says he had a ''great conversation'' with New York Jets quarterback and friend Mark Sanchez.
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Coach Carmody Back at Northwestern for 13th Season
EVANSTON, Ill (AP) -- Bill Carmody is returning to Northwestern for a 13th season as men's basketball season, despite the Wildcats' failure to make the NCAA tournament for the first time in school history.
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Shaw Scores in OT, Blackhawks Beat Canucks 2-1
CHICAGO (AP) -- Rookie Andrew Shaw scored 2:42 into overtime to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 2-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday night.
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Lucas Spurs Rally as Bulls Beat Raptors
TORONTO (AP) -- John Lucas scored all 13 of his points in the fourth quarter, Luol Deng had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls rallied to beat the Toronto Raptors 94-82 on Wednesday night.
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Seattle's Hernandez Hit Hard in Final Spring Start
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) -- Felix Hernandez allowed seven earned runs over five innings in his final spring training start and the Seattle Mariners were roughed up by the Chicago White Sox 13-8 Wednesday.
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Cardinals Beat Mets 2-1
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Johan Santana pitched six innings in his longest outing of spring training in the New York Mets' 2-1 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday.
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Woods Shows No Problem with Ankle
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Tiger Woods made it through two days of a golf exhibition without any trouble with his left Achilles tendon.
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Sharp has 2 Goals, Blackahwks Rout Jackets, 5-1
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Patrick Sharp scored two goals, Duncan Keith had four assists and Corey Crawford made 24 saves as the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-1 on Tuesday night to sweep the season series.
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Feliz Leaves After 3 Innings with Stiff Shoulder
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Neftali Feliz pitched three scoreless innings, then left with shoulder stiffness Tuesday during the Texas Rangers' 6-2 victory over a Chicago Cubs' split squad.
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Gomes HR Sparks Rally for Oakland Against Cubs
PHOENIX (AP) -- Jonny Gomes homered to start a three-run rally in the ninth, and the Oakland Athletics tied a Chicago Cubs' split squad 5-5 in 10 innings Tuesday.
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Lohse Allows 1 Run as Cardinals Beat Astros 6-1
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- Kyle Lohse allowed one run and three hits in five innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Houston Astros 6-1 Tuesday.
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