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Headley, Latos Lead Padres Over Cardinals
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Chase Headley doubled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, leading Mat Latos and San Diego over the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 Wednesday and ending the Padres' season-worst five-game losing streak.
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Gee, Mets Beat Cubs in Rain Shortened Game
CHICAGO (AP) -- Dillon Gee recovered from a poor start to throw six solid innings and the New York Mets beat wild reliever Justin Berg and the Chicago Cubs 7-4 Wednesday night in a rain-shortened game.
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Wilson Pitches Rangers Past White Sox
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- C.J. Wilson pitched into the seventh inning, Ian Kinsler's RBI single produced the eventual winning run, and the Texas Rangers hung on to beat the Chicago White Sox 2-1 Wednesday.
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Heat Try to Put Away Bulls
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- LeBron James is suddenly doing it all for the Miami Heat, hitting big shots and clamping down on MVP Derrick Rose at crunch time.
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Miller Helping Heat, While Thoughts with Daughter
MIAMI (AP) -- Mike Miller is heading to Chicago with concerns about his new daughter's health.
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Nowitzki, Marion Send Mavericks Back to NBA Finals
DALLAS (AP) -- Dirk Nowitzki, Jason Kidd and the Dallas Mavericks are going back to the NBA finals.
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U of IL Hires Firm to Help with Search for AD
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- The University of Illinois has hired a consulting firm to help it find a replacement for retiring Athletic Director Ron Guenther.
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NFL Coaches Side with Players in Lockout Fight
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The NFL Coaches Association is backing the players in their legal fight to end the owner-imposed lockout.
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Armstrong Adds to Legal Team
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Lance Armstrong is adding two lawyers to his legal team who previously won a major legal victory against federal investigators in a doping case.
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Local Sports Round Up 5/25/11
Wednesday's schedule barring no weather related cancellations.
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James, Bosh, Wade Carry Heat Over Bulls
MIAMI (AP) -- LeBron James scored 35 points, Chris Bosh added 22 and the Miami Heat moved within one win of the NBA finals with a wild 101-93 overtime victory over the Chicago Bulls in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference title series Tuesday night.
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Descalso's RBI Single in 11th Wins it for Cards
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Daniel Descalso singled in the go-ahead run with two outs in the 11th inning and the St. Louis Cardinals won 3-2 Tuesday night against the San Diego Padres, who had only two hits.
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Cubs Put RHP Garza on DL with Stiff Elbow
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs have placed right-hander Matt Garza on the 15-day disabled list with elbow stiffness and promoted outfielder Luis Montanez from Triple-A Iowa.
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Dempster Looks Sharp as Cubs Beat Mets
CHICAGO (AP) -- Ryan Dempster pitched seven effective innings, Starlin Castro had three hits and two RBIs and the Chicago Cubs pounded the stumbling New York Mets 11-1 Tuesday night.
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Quentin Hits 3 HRs, White Sox Outlast Rangers
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Carlos Quentin hit three home runs and the Chicago White Sox beat the Texas Rangers 8-6 in a game delayed nearly three hours by heavy rain and hail that sent fans scurrying for cover throughout the ballpark.
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Mikita Diagnosed with Tongue Cancer
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Blackhawks Hall of Famer Stan Mikita says he has been diagnosed with stage 1 oral cancer.
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Politicians, Businessmen Supporting NFL Players
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A group of local elected officials and small business owners is supporting NFL players in their legal fight to end the owner-imposed lockout.
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Kyle Busch Cited for Doing 128 mph in a 45 Zone
STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina authorities say a sheriff's deputy clocked NASCAR driver Kyle Busch going 128 mph in a 45 mph zone and that he has been cited for careless and reckless driving and speeding.
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Football Star Hines Ward is New `Dancing' Champ
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Hines Ward can add a disco-ball trophy to his Super Bowl shelf.
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Final Scores 5/24/11
A look at local and national contests from Tuesday night.
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Pujols Ends Longest HR Drought, Cards Beat Pads
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Albert Pujols hit his first homer in 106 at-bats to end the longest drought of his career and the St. Louis Cardinals scored two runs off Heath Bell in the ninth to beat the struggling San Diego Padres 3-1 Monday night.
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Hamilton, Cruz Hit HRs, Ogando Throws Shutout
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Josh Hamilton and Nelson Cruz both homered in their return to the Texas Rangers lineup and Alexi Ogando threw a five-hitter for his first career shutout, 4-0 over the Chicago White Sox Monday night.
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Bautista, Arencibia Lead Blue Jays Over Yankees
NEW YORK (AP) -- J.P. Arencibia hit a three-run double in a five-run sixth inning and Jose Bautista homered to back spot starter Carlos Villanueva and lift the Toronto Blue Jays to a 7-3 victory over the New York Yankees on Monday night.
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Noah Says $50,000 Fine for Slur is 'Fair'
MIAMI (AP) -- Joakim Noah says he believes the NBA's decision to fine him $50,000 for directing an anti-gay slur toward a fan is fair.
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Armstrong Backed by UCI, Ekimov Over Doping Claims
LONDON (AP) -- In the wake of fresh doping allegations against Lance Armstrong, cycling's world governing body and one of his former teammates have come to the defense of the seven-time Tour de France champion.
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NASCAR Inducts 2nd Hall of Fame Class
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- When NASCAR announced it was creating a Hall of Fame, Ned Jarrett made a commitment to live long enough to be inducted.
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Judge Sets Early Deadline in NFL Antitrust Case
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A federal magistrate has rejected the NFL's request for more time to file a response in the pending antitrust lawsuit filed by its locked-out players.
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Mass. Jury Deliberates Kerrigan Case for 2nd Day
WOBURN, Mass. (AP) -- Jurors in the Massachusetts manslaughter trial of Olympic skater Nancy Kerrigan's brother have begun their first full day of deliberations.
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Bosh Scores 34, Heat Top Bulls
MIAMI (AP) -- Chris Bosh scored 34 points, LeBron James added 22 and the Miami Heat took a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference finals by beating the Chicago Bulls 96-85 Sunday night.
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Heat Aiming for 3-1 Lead in East Finals Over Bulls
MIAMI (AP) -- The Miami Heat know exactly what the Chicago Bulls are thinking, since they had the same thoughts a week ago.
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