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Rios Homers as White Sox Beat Indians
CHICAGO (AP) -- Alex Rios hit a two-run homer and the Chicago White Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 3-2 on Wednesday to stop a four-game losing streak.
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Daytona, Talladega Re-Enforcing Crossover Gates
NASCAR's two fastest tracks are re-enforcing crossover gates in the wake of the Feb. 23 accident at Daytona International Speedway that injured nearly 30 spectators.
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Hamlin Not Cleared to Race Saturday at Richmond
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Denny Hamlin hasn't been cleared to race at his home track in Richmond as he had hoped.
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Scheduling Issue Threatens New Football Conference
The newly-organized "Midwest 10" high school football conference, of which the Galesburg Silver Streaks are now members, is trying to resolve a scheduling issue that threatens to change the upcoming season.
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Local Sports 4/24/13
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Wainwright Leads Cards Past Nats
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Adam Wainwright extended his sterling start to the season -- and Washington's mediocre one -- by coming within two outs of his second shutout, leading the St. Louis Cardinals past the Nationals 2-0 Tuesday night.
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Cubs Blow Lead, Rally Over Reds in 10th
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Carlos Marmol blew a lead in the ninth inning before Darwin Barney hit his first homer in the 10th inning Tuesday night, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 4-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.
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Indians/White Sox Washed Out
CHICAGO (AP) -- Rain postponed Tuesday night's game between the Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox.
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Blues Beat Avalanche, Clinch Playoff Spot
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Chris Stewart reached career milestones of 100 goals and 100 assists and the St. Louis Blues clinched a playoff berth with two games to spare, beating the Colorado Avalanche 3-1 on Tuesday night.
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Back Home, Bulls Will Try Again to Slow Williams
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls know their best chance to beat the Brooklyn Nets is by slowing Deron Williams.
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AP Sources: Kenseth's Engine Fails Inspection
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The Associated Press has learned the engine in Matt Kenseth's race-winning car from Kansas failed inspection at NASCAR's Research and Development Center.
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Penske Racing to Plead Case to Appeal Panel May 1
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Penske Racing will appeal the penalties levied against defending champion Brad Keselowski and teammate Joey Logano on May 1.
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Local Sports 4/23/13
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Canucks Clinch Northwest With Win Over Blackhawks
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP)--Daniel Sedin had a goal and an assist to help the Vancouver Canucks lock up their fifth straight Northwest Division title with a 3-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday night.
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Izturis' Hits in 13th Rallies Reds Over Cubs
CINCINNATI (AP)--Jay Bruce hit a tying double and scored on Cesar Izturis' two-out single in the 13th inning Monday night, rallying the Cincinnati Reds to a 5-4 victory that gave the Chicago Cubs their fourth straights loss.
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Indians Rally for 3-2 Win Over White Sox
CHICAGO (AP)--Asdrubal Cabrera hit a clutch two-run single in his return to the lineup and the Cleveland Indians used a throwing error by reliever Matt Thornton to rally for a 3-2 victory over the sloppy Chicago White Sox on Monday night.
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Bulls Shut Down Nets 90-82, Even Series at 1-1
NEW YORK (AP)--Carlos Boozer had 13 points and 12 rebounds, Joakim Noah gutted his way through a foot injury to make three fourth-quarter baskets, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Brooklyn Nets 90-82 on Monday night to even their first-round series at one game apiece.
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Molina, Miller Lead Cardinals Past Nationals 3-2
WASHINGTON (AP)--Yadier Molina drove in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning, backing Shelby Miller's strong start Monday night, and the St. Louis Cardinals returned to the site of their Game 5 NL division series victory last season with a 3-2 victory over the Washington Nationals.
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Local Sports 4/22/13
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Philies Beat Cardinals
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Erik Kratz hit a three-run home run to break the game open in the eighth inning and lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night.
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Braun Hits 3-Run HR as Brewers Beat Cubs
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Ryan Braun hit a three-run homer in the fifth then was ejected three innings later, and the Milwaukee Brewers won their seventh straight, 4-2 over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.
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Twins Beat White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Josh Willingham atoned for an earlier misplay with a tiebreaking three-run double in Minnesota's four-run seventh inning, leading the Twins to a 5-3 victory over the slumping Chicago White Sox on Sunday.
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Danks Moving Closer to Return
CHICAGO (AP) -- White Sox left-hander John Danks thinks he is ready for the next step in his recovery from August surgery.
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Bulls Try to Slow Down Nets in Game 2 Monday
NEW YORK (AP) -- Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau knows the Nets are a confident team with an offense in rhythm.
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Avs Beat Blues
DENVER (AP) -- Jamie McGinn scored twice, Jean-Sebastien Giguere stopped 29 shots and the Colorado Avalanche prevented the St. Louis Blues from wrapping up a playoff spot with a 5-3 win on Sunday night.
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Bears See Options in Draft After Addressing Needs
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Bears hold the 20th overall pick in the NFL draft, and there are a number of ways they can go.
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Kenseth Holds Off Kahne to Win at Kansas Speedway
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -- Matt Kenseth captured his second straight race at Kansas Speedway on Sunday, holding off Kasey Kahne to become the third straight Sprint Cup driver to win from the pole.
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NBC's Michaels Arrested for Alleged DUI
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) -- Police in Southern California say that NBC Sports announcer Al Michaels has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving.
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Lucroy Homers. Brewers Beat Cubs 5-1
MILWAUKEE (AP)--Jonathan Lucroy homered, Hiram Burgos pitched five innings in his major league debut and the Milwaukee Brewers took advantage of shoddy fielding by the Chicago Cubs in a 5-1 win Saturday night.
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Nets Crush Bulls in First Playoff Game in Brooklyn
NEW YORK (AP)--Deron Williams, Brook Lopez and the Nets turned the Brooklyn blackout into a blowout, beating the Chicago Bulls 106-89 on Saturday night in Game 1 of their playoff series.
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