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Peavy, Konerko, White Sox End Skid, Beat Indians
CLEVELAND (AP) _ Jake Peavy struck out 11 in seven innings, Paul Konerko homered and the Chicago White Sox broke a five-game losing streak, beating the Cleveland Indians 3-1 Sunday.
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Blackhawks End Elliott Streak, Beat Blues
ST. LOUIS (AP)--Corey Crawford stopped 30 shots and the Chicago Blackhawks got goals from Bryan Bickell and Marian Hossa for a 2-0 win over St. Louis on Sunday, ending Blues goalie Brian Elliott's shutout streak at three games.
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Gibson, Noah, Battier, Haslem Out for Bulls-Heat
MIAMI (AP)--Taj Gibson and Joakim Noah will remain sidelined Sunday for the Chicago Bulls, who were also without suspended guard Richard Hamilton against the Miami Heat.
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Local Sports 4/14/13
Saturday's final scores.
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Illinois Gives Groce Contract Extension, Raise
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois has rewarded coach John Groce's successful first season in Champaign with a contract extension and a $200,000-a-year raise.
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Wainwright, Cardinals Whip Brewers
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Adam Wainwright threw a four-hitter and drove in two runs with three hits, two in a seven-run sixth inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals shut out the Milwaukee Brewers for the second straight game with a 8-0 victory on Saturday.
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Giants Shut Down Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Madison Bumgarner allowed two runs while pitching into the seventh inning, Marco Scutaro had three hits and the San Francisco Giants held off the Chicago Cubs 3-2 on Saturday.
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Cubs' Clevenger to Miss At Least 6 Weeks
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs say catcher Steve Clevenger is expected to miss at least six weeks because of a strained left abdomen.
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Cubs Closer Fujikawa on 15-Day DL
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs have put closer Kyuji Fujikawa on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right forearm and called up reliever Rafael Dolis from Triple-A Iowa on Saturday.
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Indians Beat White Sox
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Mark Reynolds hit a grand slam in a big fifth inning and Zach McAllister pitched into the seventh, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 9-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday.
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Bulls' Hamilton Suspended
NEW YORK (AP) -- Chicago Bulls guard Richard Hamilton was suspended one game without pay by the NBA on Saturday for hitting Toronto's DeMar DeRozan the previous night.
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Kyle Busch Gets NASCAR Weekend Sweep at Texas
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Kyle Busch took advantage of a late caution to regain the lead and held on for the final 16 laps after the last restart Saturday night to win the Sprint Cup race at Texas, completing a NASCAR weekend sweep.
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Police Investigate Death in Infield of NASCAR Race
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Fort Worth police are investigating after they say a man died of a "self-inflicted injury" following a verbal altercation in the infield during a NASCAR race at Texas Motor Speedway.
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Local Sports 4/13/13
Friday's final scores.
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Tiger Woods Gets a Reprieve in the Masters
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Tiger Woods got a reprieve Saturday in the Masters when he was given a two-shot penalty for a bad drop but allowed to stay in the tournament.
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Cardinals Nip Brewers, Spoil Lohse's Return
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Rookie Shelby Miller allowed one hit in seven innings, a single by Norichika Aoki to open the game, and the St. Louis Cardinals had just enough to spoil Kyle Lohse's first start as a visitor since 2007 in a 2-0 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night.
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Castro Doubles in 9th, Cubs Beat Giants
CHICAGO (AP) -- Starlin Castro's ninth-inning double off the center-field wall gave the Chicago Cubs a 4-3 win Friday over the San Francisco Giants.
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Swisher's Hit in 9th Gives Indians Win Over Sox
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Nick Swisher's two-out single in the ninth inning gave the Cleveland Indians a 1-0 win over the Chicago White Sox on Friday.
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White Sox Place Beckham on DL, Recall Heath
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox have placed second baseman Gordon Beckham on the 15-day disabled list with a broken bone in his left wrist and recalled right-hander Deunte Heath from Triple-A Charlotte.
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Blackhawks Clinch Division Win with SO Win Over Wings
CHICAGO (AP) -- Brandon Saad scored in the fifth round of the shootout after Jonathan Toews tied the game late in regulation, and the Chicago Blackhawks clinched the Central Division title with a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night.
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Blackhawks Sign LeBlanc
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Blackhawks agreed to terms with St. Cloud State's Drew LeBlanc on a one-year contract just hours after the forward won the Hobey Baker Award given to the nation's top college hockey player.
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Blue Jackets Top Blues
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Cam Atkinson had a goal and an assist, and Sergei Bobrovsky made 31 saves as the Columbus Blue Jackets snapped the St. Louis Blues' season-high, six-game winning streak with a 4-1 victory on Friday night.
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Johnson Scores 24 as Raptors Beat Bulls
TORONTO (AP) -- Amir Johnson had 24 points and nine rebounds, Rudy Gay scored 23 points and the Toronto Raptors earned their second straight win over Chicago, beating the Bulls 97-88 on Friday night.
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Illini Plays Spring Game
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois junior running back Donovonn Young rushed for 86 yards in leading the Blue team to a 35-28 win over the Orange during an intra-squad game at Memorial Stadium.
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Busch Wins Nationwide Race at Texas for 6th Time
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Kyle Busch raced to his third consecutive NASCAR Nationwide victory this season and his sixth overall at Texas, leading the 91 of 200 laps Friday night.
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Bulls Stop Knicks Streak at 13 with 118-111 OT Win
CHICAGO (AP)--Nate Robinson scored a season-high 35 points and the Chicago Bulls stopped another lengthy winning streak, rallying to beat New York 118-111 in overtime Thursday and end the Knicks' 13-game run.
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Elliott Gives Blues Another Shutout, Beat Wild
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP)--Brian Elliott notched his third straight shutout, stretching his streak to 189 minutes, 31 seconds without a goal, and the St. Louis Blues won their sixth straight game by beating the Minnesota Wild 2-0 on Thursday night.
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Zimmerman Delivers, Nationals To White Sox 7-4
WASHINGTON (AP)--Ryan Zimmerman delivered a two-run double after Bryce Harper was intentionally walked in the fourth inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago White Sox 7-4 on a windy Thursday night to cap a three-game sweep.
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Sandoval, Crawford Help Giants Rally for Win
CHICAGO (AP)--Pablo Sandoval hit a two-run double in a four-run fourth inning and the San Francisco Giants rallied from an early five-run deficit to beat the Chicago Cubs 7-6 Thursday.
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White Sox 2B Beckham needs Surgery on Left Wrist
WASHINGTON (AP)--Chicago White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham is expected to miss about six weeks because of a broken bone in his left wrist.
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