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Guillen, Buehrle, and an Ump Fined by MLB
NEW YORK (AP) -- Umpire Joe West, White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen and pitcher Mark Buehrle have been fined by Major League Baseball for their recent balk flap.
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Bond Shared at Stanley Cup
CHICAGO (AP) -- Three years ago, the bounce of a pingpong ball gave the Chicago Blackhawks a chance to shape their future.
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Bettman Says NHL Franchise Situation is Stable
CHICAGO (AP) -- NHL commissioner Gary Bettman says the league's franchise situation is stable, and that the "market is not flooded with teams" for sale.
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Bears Sign 3rd Round Draft Pick
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have signed Florida safety Major Wright to a four-year deal, putting their last unsigned draft pick under contract.
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Tracy Has No Regrets About Ill-Fated Indy Attempt
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- IndyCar driver Paul Tracy says he'd rather go down swinging than play it safe.
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Long Climb Over, Castroneves Enjoys the Spoils
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Last year, Helio Castroneves wasn't sure if he'd be at the Brickyard or headed for a jail cell come the final Sunday in May.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 5/27/10
GHS Baseball and United Softball advance in playoff efforts, several area track and field stars will go on to finals, and GHS Tennis represented at state meet.
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Pujols Breaks Out in Cards' Victory
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Albert Pujols hit his first homer and drove in his first runs in 12 games, and Brendan Ryan tied a career high with four hits to lead the St. Louis Cardinals over the San Diego Padres 8-3 Thursday night.
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Cards' Lohse to Have Surgery on Right Forearm
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Kyle Lohse is set to undergo surgery on his right forearm on Friday.
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Rays Beat White Sox
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Evan Longoria and Carl Crawford homered for Tampa Bay, helping right-hander Jeff Niemann remain unbeaten with a 5-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night.
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Colvin's RBI All Lilly Needs, Cubs Top Dodgers
CHICAGO (AP) -- Ted Lilly pitched seven scoreless innings, Tyler Colvin drove in the lone run with a double in the eighth, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 1-0 on Thursday.
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Zambrano Goes to Hospital With Abdominal Pain
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano is day to day after going to a hospital for precautionary reasons because of lower abdominal pain.
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Guillen: No Word from Baseball About Ump Rant
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen hasn't heard whether he faces punishment for expletive-filled comments about umpire Joe West following his ejection during a game in Cleveland.
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Ryan Newman Captures 9th Pole at Charlotte
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- Ryan Newman has continued his mastery of qualifying at Charlotte Motor Speedway, capturing his ninth pole at the track for Sunday's Coca-Cola 600.
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One-Shot Drivers "All-In" for Indy 500
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Several drivers at Sunday's Indy 500 are hoping to turn solid performances into full-time jobs.
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Many Factors at Play Among Danica's Boo-Birds
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Danica Patrick is punching a new hole in an old glass ceiling. Before last weekend, never had a woman competing against the men at the Indianapolis 500 been booed so loudly.
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Blackhawks and Chicago Like Peas and Carrots
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago's quest for its first Stanley Cup championship since 1961 has created a buzz normally reserved for the Bears or maybe the Bulls in the Michael Jordan era.
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Stanley Cup Finals Nothing New for Pronger, Hossa
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chris Pronger and Marian Hossa can't stay away from the Stanley Cup finals.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 5/26/10
North Fulton baseball team's season ends in sectional semifinals; rain postpones ROWVA's game in Jacksonville and Knoxville softball sectional.
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Hairston Home Runs Beats Cardinals
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Jerry Hairston Jr. homered with two outs in the 13th inning to give the San Diego Padres a 2-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday night.
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Loney Leads Dodgers Past Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chad Billingsley won his fourth consecutive start and James Loney had three hits as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 8-5 Wednesday night.
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Magic Win Second Straight Against Celtics to Stay Alive
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The Orlando Magic are heading is back to Boston, and maybe halfway to history.
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White Sox Survive Ejections; Rally to Beat Indians
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Mark Buehrle's ejection in the third inning for arguing a balk didn't rattle the Chicago White Sox, who regrouped after losing their starting pitcher and survived a scary ninth to beat the Cleveland Indians 5-4 on Wednesday.
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Postseason High School Softball & Baseball Schedule: 5/26/10
Area softball and baseball teams eye sectional championship berths Wednesday and Thursday.
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Knights End Streaks Softball Season
Galesburg High School's softball team committed six errors and came up short in extra innings against Peoria Richwoods in regional play.
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Garland Keeps Cardinals Offense Quiet in Padres Victory
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Garland threw seven innings and Jerry Hairston Jr. homered to lift the San Diego Padres to a 1-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals Tuesday night.
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Dempster Shuts Down Dodgers in Cubs' Win
CHICAGO (AP) -- Ryan Dempster pitched three-hit ball over eight innings, Derrek Lee homered and drove in all three runs, and the Chicago Cubs beat the surging Los Angeles Dodgers 3-0 Tuesday night.
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Vizquel Mulls Retirement After Season
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Chicago White Sox shortstop Omar Vizquel, an 11-time Gold Glove winner, says he will probably retire following this season.
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Indians Rookie Talbot Outpitches Peavy
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Rookie Mitch Talbot outpitched former NL Cy Young winner Jake Peavy to help the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago White Sox 7-3 Tuesday night.
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Bench Dominates in Suns Victory Over Lakers to Even Series
PHOENIX (AP) _ The Phoenix bench finally delivered as advertised, and it could hardly have come at a better time.
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