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Bears Agree to 1-year Extension with Briggs
CHICAGO (AP) -- George Kottaras hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning, and Yovani Gallardo outdueled Ryan Dempster as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 Wednesday for their third straight win in the four-game series.
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White Sox Top Indians 10-6, Pierzynski Gets 4 RBIs
CLEVELAND (AP) -- A.J. Pierzynski hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 10-6 win over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday.
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Votto's 4 Hits Help Reds Rally Past Cards 4-3
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Joey Votto tied a career best with four hits and scored the go-ahead run on pinch-hitter Chris Heisey's ninth-inning single, capping a comeback from a three-run deficit and leading the Cincinnati Reds over the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 Wednesday.
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Bears Agree to 1-Year Extension with Briggs
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have agreed to a one-year contract extension with Lance Briggs, keeping the Pro Bowl linebacker through the 2014 season.
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Bobby Petrino Fired at Arkansas after 4 Seasons
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) -- Arkansas has fired Bobby Petrino, saying he ''knowingly misled'' and engaged in reckless behavior in a relationship with a female football employee half his age.
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Ex-Syracuse Coach's Accuser Sentenced for Abuse
AUBURN, Maine (AP) -- A man who accused former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine of molesting him has been sentenced to three years and three months in prison for sexually abusing a boy in Maine.
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Hamilton Leads Bulls over Knicks, 98-86
CHICAGO (AP) -- Richard Hamilton scored 20 points, Luol Deng added 19 and the Chicago Bulls, playing without Derrick Rose again, beat the New York Knicks 98-86 Tuesday night.
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Question Marks for Bears as 2012 Prep Begins
DES PLAINES, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have some questions to answer as they prepare for their voluntary off season program on Monday.
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In a New Miami, Praise for Castro Opens Old Wounds
MIAMI (AP) -- Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen's comments in admiration of Fidel Castro caused a bigger uproar than if the Miami team had spent the entire baseball season in last place.
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Gonzalez Powers Brewers Past Cubs 7-4
CHICAGO (AP) -- Alex Gonzalez hit a three-run homer in Milwaukee's five-run first inning, sending the Brewers to a 7-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night.
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Cardinals Hit 2 HRs, Beat Reds 3-1
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Carlos Beltran and David Freese homered again on Tuesday night, and Kyle Lohse provided another stingy performance, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.
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Indians, White Sox Postponed by Rain, Cold Weather
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox and Cleveland Indians have been postponed by rain and cold weather.
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Michaels to Receive Scully Award for Broadcasting
NEW YORK (AP) -- Al Michaels will receive the Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award in Sports Broadcasting.
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Report: Parcells Unlikely Saints' Next Coach
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Multiple media reports citing unidentified sources say Bill Parcells is unlikely to become the Saints interim coach.
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Marlins: Guillen Will Keep his Job Despite Castro Comments
MIAMI (AP) -- The Miami Marlins say they aren't thinking of firing manager Ozzie Guillen, or asking him to resign -- despite published comments in which he praised Cuba's Fidel Castro, comments that have brought outrage from Cuban-Americans.
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Ramirez Drives in 2 as Brewers Beat Cubs 7-5
CHICAGO (AP) -- Aramis Ramirez drove in two runs in his return to Wrigley Field, Ryan Braun got booed relentlessly and the Milwaukee Brewers hung on to beat the Chicago Cubs 7-5 on Monday night.
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Chris Sale Pushes White Sox Past Indians 4-2
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Chris Sale won his first career start, limiting Cleveland to one run in 6 2-3 innings and leading the Chicago White Sox to a 4-2 win over the Indians on Monday night.
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Cardinals Hit 3 HRs, Beat Reds 7-1
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Matt Holliday, David Freese and Yadier Molina homered during the St. Louis Cardinals' big first inning, and Jake Westbrook found his control after a rough start, beating the Cincinnati Reds 7-1 on Monday night.
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Coyotes Bring Division Title to the Desert
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- The Phoenix Coyotes have been to the playoffs plenty of times, even without an owner the past two years.
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Watson Wins Masters Playoff over Oosthuizen
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Bubba Watson saved par from the pine straw and won the Masters on the second hole of a playoff over Louis Oosthuizen.
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Anthony has 43, Knicks Top Bulls in Rose's Return
NEW YORK (AP) -- Carmelo Anthony scored a season-high 43 points, making the go-ahead 3-pointer with 8.2 seconds left in overtime as the New York Knicks spoiled a rusty Derrick Rose's return to the lineup and beat the Chicago Bulls 100-99 on Sunday.
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Rangers Beat White Sox 5-0 to Take Opening Series
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Matt Harrison pitched six scoreless innings while Josh Hamilton, Adrian Beltre and David Murphy homered for the Texas Rangers, who wrapped up their season-opening series with a 5-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday night.
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Samardzija, Cubs Beat Nationals 4-3
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jeff Samardzija dominated into the ninth inning, outpitching Jordan Zimmermann, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals 4-3 Sunday for their first win of the Theo Epstein era.
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Lance Lynn Impressive, Cardinals Rout Brewers 9-3
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Lance Lynn pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-3 on Sunday, taking two out of three games from their NL Central rivals to start the season.
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Hanson Gets to 9 Under for Lead at Masters
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Peter Hanson made back-to-back birdies to close out a round of 7-under 65 and take the lead after three rounds at the Masters.
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Boston College Wins NCAA Hockey Title
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Steven Whitney scored twice and Boston College beat Ferris State 4-1 on Saturday night for its fifth NCAA hockey title and third in five seasons.
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Steen, Perron Score PP Goals as Blues top Stars
DALLAS (AP) -- Alex Steen and David Perron scored power-play goals, Jaroslav Halek stopped 33 shots, and the playoff-bound St. Louis Blues beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Saturday night in the regular-season finale for both teams.
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Blackhawks Top Wings 3-2 in SO, but Finish 6th
DETROIT (AP) -- Patrick Kane scored the only goal of the shootout to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday in the final game of the regular season for both teams.
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Guillen Apologizes for Castro Comment
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen is apologizing for telling a magazine that he loves Fidel Castro.
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Rios HR Gives Ventura First CWS Win, 4-3 at Texas
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Alex Rios led off the ninth inning with a home run and the Chicago White Sox got their first win for new manager Robin Ventura, beating the two-time defending American League champion Texas Rangers 4-3 on Saturday night.
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