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Buehrle Sharp as White Sox Shut Out Indians
CHICAGO (AP) -- Mark Buehrle pitched three-hit ball over seven innings, Paul Konerko homered and the Chicago White Sox opened with a 6-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Monday.
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Schools Wants to See IHSA Ban Aluminum Bats
A high school baseball coach in the Quad Cities area wants to see aluminum bats banned by the Illinois High School Association.
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Scots' Longtime Track Record Falls
One of Monmouth College's oldest outdoor track and field records fell last weekend as the Fighting Scots competed at the 25-team Washington University Invitational in St. Louis where the women placed first and the men second.
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Tiger Going After Green Jacket; Expects to Win at Augusta
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Tiger Woods says "nothing's changed" on the golf course and he still expects to win the Masters in his return to competition after a devastating personal scandal.
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Pippen, Malone Head 2010 Hall of Fame Class
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Karl Malone, Scottie Pippen and two of the best U.S. Olympic teams are part of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame's Class of 2010.
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Tiger Hits the Links for Masters Practice
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Tiger Woods wasted no time getting some practice in for his return to golf, teeing off shortly after the course opened as fans streamed in by the thousands to get a look.
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McNabb Headed to Washington
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- There's been a blockbuster trade in the NFL. The Philadelphia Eagles have traded Donovan McNabb to the Washington Redskins for a pair of draft picks.
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Cardinals, Cubs and White Sox Open New Season Monday
The excitement of a new Major League Baseball season builds today as the defending National League Central Division champion Cardinals, the Cubs and the White Sox get the 2010 season underway Monday afternoon.
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Red Sox Outslug Yankees in MLB Opener
BOSTON (AP) -- The New York Yankees struck first but the Boston Red Sox had the last laugh as baseball's most intense rivals opened the 2010 regular baseball season.
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Butler Needs to Bring Back Shooting Touch Against Duke
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Butler faces a delicate balancing act Monday night.
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UCONN & Stanford to Play for NCAA Women's Championship
UConn wins 77th straight, Cardinal has shot at revenge
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Local Sports Roundup -- 4/3/10
Friday's rains washed out baseball and softball games Saturday, while the GHS Boys and Girls Track teams do well in Moline.
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Duke Overwhelms West Virginia to Make Championship Game
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Duke got some heat when it was awarded a No. 1 seed when the NCAA field was announced. But the Blue Devils have redeemed themselves and are playing their best basketball when it counts the most.
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Butler Makes NCAA Championship Game
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Gordon Hayward scored 19 points and collected the final rebound, sending little Butler to its biggest victory, a 52-50 win over Michigan State in the Final Four.
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Harvick Wins Another NASCAR Nationwide Race
GLADEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Kevin Harvick took advantage of a late caution to win the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Nashville Superspeedway on Saturday, the Sprint Cup driver's second victory in four series starts this season.
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Plane With Heat Players Makes Emergency Landing in Chicago
CHICAGO (AP) -- A plane carrying Miami Heat basketball players had to make an emergency landing in Chicago after a mechanic on board became ill.
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Rose, Hinrich Lead Bulls Past Bobcats
CHICAGO (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored 26 points, Kirk Hinrich added 24 and the Chicago Bulls beat the Charlotte Bobcats 96-88 on Saturday night to boost their playoff hopes.
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Blues Win Against Stars
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Carlo Colaiacovo's 26th NHL goal, scored midway through the third period, was the difference in the St. Louis Blues' 2-1 victory over the Dallas Stars on Saturday night.
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Former Cardinals Exec Dies
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Former St. Louis Cardinals president and chief executive officer Fred Kuhlmann has died.
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Mauer Homers at Target Field as Twins Top Cards
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Joe Mauer helped keep the early home run derby at Target Field going.
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Cubs Beat Diamondbacks in Final Tune-Up
PHOENIX (AP) -- Randy Wells looks ready, to say the least, for his second major league season.
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Vizquel Drives in 3 AS White Sox Beat Braves
ATLANTA (AP) -- Omar Vizquel drove in three runs with four hits, John Danks gave up one run in five innings and the Chicago White Sox beat the error-prone Atlanta Braves 12-4 Saturday in the final exhibition game for both teams.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 4/2/10
Streator joins Galesburg in semifinal round of Streaks Invite, ROWVA falls - heads to consolation round, Streaks softball teams swept by Rockridge, Monmouth College softball team takes two from Illinois College, Scots baseball team can't get in twinbill against Blue Boys.
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Final Four Countdown Continues in Indy; Turner and Boheim Win Awards
The Final Four teams are ready to go; Turner and Boheim awarded for their efforts
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Bulls Gain Ground in Eastern Conference Playoff Race by Beating Washington
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored 24 points, Luol Deng had 14 in his return from an injury, and the Chicago Bulls gained ground in the Eastern Conference playoff race Friday night with a 95-87 victory over the Washington Wizards.
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Four Vetran Umpires Retire from MLB
NEW YORK (AP) -- Ed Montague, Randy Marsh, Rick Reed and Charlie Reliford have retired from the major leagues in a significant departure of veteran umpires.
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New Target Field Dries Out in Time for Twins to Play; Lose to St. Louis
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Twins officially became an outdoor team again when the rain went away and allowed them to play Friday's exhibition game at Target Field, an 8-4 victory by Matt Holliday and the St. Louis Cardinals.
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Lopez Solid in Arizona Win Over Cubs
PHOENIX (AP) -- Rodrigo Lopez wrapped up his phenomenal spring with a gem against the Chicago Cubs.
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Floyd, Hanson Pitch Well in Spring Wrapups
ATLANTA (AP) _ Gavin Floyd and Tommy Hanson look ready for the real games.
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Toews Scores in Shootout, Blackhawks Rally to Beat New Jersey
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Jonathan Toews scored the only shootout goal and Antti Niemi made 32 saves as the Chicago Blackhawks moved a step closer to the Central Division title with a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils Friday night.
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