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Molina has Four Hits, Cardinals Beat Royals in 10
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Colby Rasmus drew a bases-loaded walk, his fifth free pass of the day, that forced in the go-ahead run in the 10th, and the St. Louis Cardinals walked 13 times in a wacky 9-8 victory Sunday over the Kansas City Royals.
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Wakefield Sends Cubs Home with Another Series Loss
BOSTON (AP) -- Tim Wakefield held Chicago to four hits in 6 2-3 innings, and Adrian Gonzalez had four hits of his own to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 5-1 victory Sunday night and send the Cubs home after their first visit to Fenway Park since the 1918 World Series.
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Ramirez Powers Surging White Sox Past Dodgers
CHICAGO (AP) -- Alexei Ramirez homered and drove in a career-high five runs, and the suddenly surging Chicago White Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-3 Sunday.
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Former UCI Boss Denies Armstrong Doping Cover Up
GENEVA (AP) -- Former international cycling chief Hein Verbruggen has denied allegations that the governing body covered up a suspicious drug test result by Lance Armstrong at the 2001 Tour de Suisse.
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Local Sports Roundup 5/22/11
Regional and sectional baseball, sectional tennis, and more!
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Holliday, Westbrook Lead Cardinals Past K.C.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Jake Westbrook pitched eight shutout innings and Matt Holliday broke a scoreless tie with a two-run homer in the eighth, lifting St. Louis to a 3-0 win over Kansas City on a bright, breezy Saturday afternoon.
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Cubs Use 8-Run 8th to Beat Red Sox
BOSTON (AP) -- Reed Johnson hit a go-ahead two-run double in an error-filled, eight-run eighth inning and the Chicago Cubs, wearing replica uniforms of their last series in Fenway Park in 1918, beat the Boston Red Sox 9-3 on Saturday night.
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Buehrle Beats Dodgers, is Interleague Wins Leader
CHICAGO (AP) -- Mark Buehrle threw seven strong innings to become the career victories leader in interleague play, Paul Konerko drove in three runs and the Chicago White Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-2 on Saturday.
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Michigan State Baseball Settles for Share of Conference Title
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Jack Havey hit three doubles, including one in the seventh inning that drove in the go-ahead run, and Northwestern beat Michigan State 6-5 on Saturday, preventing the Spartans from winning the Big Ten title outright.
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Edwards Rolls to Easy Win in All-Star Race
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- Carl Edwards has picked up a $1 million payday by winning the Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
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Shackleford Wins Preakness, Animal Kingdom 2nd
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Shackleford battled for the lead from the start and held off a late charge from Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom to win the Preakness Stakes.
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Tagliani Regains Indy Pole on Final Attempt
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Alex Tagliani is the first Canadian driver to win the pole at the Indianapolis 500.
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Carpentier Crashes After Replacing Speed
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Veteran driver Patrick Carpentier has crashed during Indianapolis 500 practice after taking over for Scott Speed in the No. 20 car.
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Local Sports Roundup 5/21/11
Baseball, softball and boy's tennis results for Saturday.
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Local Sports Roundup 5/20/11
Sectional Track Results, and other finals from Friday.
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Bulls' Gibson Embraces Role
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls didn't need to see Taj Gibson dunk on Dwyane Wade in the opener of the Eastern Conference finals or try to carry them in Game 2.
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KC Beats Cards
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Jeff Francis threw 7 2-3 innings, outdueling Chris Carpenter and leading the Kansas City Royals to a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.
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Red Sox Power Past Cubs
BOSTON (AP) -- Adrian Gonzalez had four of Boston's 19 hits, adding four RBIs on Friday night as the Red Sox welcomed the Chicago Cubs back to Fenway Park for the first time since 1918 by beating them 15-5.
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Mitchell Homer Lifts Dodgers to Win Over White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Russell Mitchell tied the game with a two-out homer in the ninth inning, and Juan Castro had the go-ahead single in a three-run 10th as the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the Chicago White Sox 6-4 on Friday night.
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Players call NFL "A Cartel" in Court Filing
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- NFL players who sued the league for alleged antitrust violations liken the league to a "cartel" in their latest court filing, again urging an appeals court to lift the lockout.
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Kyle Busch On Pole for NASCAR All-Star Race
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- Kyle Busch's success in nearly every level of NASCAR hasn't included the All-Star race.
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Dale Jr. Wants to Race His Way Into All-Star Race
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. doesn't really want to watch the All-Star race on television at home while drinking a beer.
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Wrestler Known as "Macho Man" Dies in FL Wreck
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) -- The professional wrestler known as Randy "Macho Man" Savage has died in a car crash in Florida.
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Final Scores 5/20/11
A look at local and national scores from Friday night.
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Local Sports Round Up 5/20/11
Preview this weekend's sports events.
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Bulls Have Work to Do Before Game 3 vs Heat
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls easily could have been blown out by the Miami Heat in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals.
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McClellan, Cardinals Beat Astros for Sweep
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- First-year starter Kyle McClellan became the National League's first six-game winner and backup catcher Gerald Laird made his 10th start of the season count with a two-run double as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Houston Astros 4-2 Thursday for a two-game sweep.
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Coleman, Cubs Beat Marlins
MIAMI (AP) -- Casey Coleman had a career-high seven strikeouts in 5 2-3 shutout innings Thursday, and the Chicago Cubs completed a two-game series sweep by beating the Florida Marlins 5-1.
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Floyd's Strong Outing Leads Chisox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Gavin Floyd pitched seven solid innings and Carlos Quentin homered as the Chicago White Sox rocked Fausto Carmona for the second time this season and beat the first-place Cleveland Indians 8-2 Thursday night.
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Blackhawks, Crawford Agree to 3 Year Deal
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Blackhawks and Corey Crawford have agreed on a three-year contract after a standout rookie season in which he emerged as their top goalie.
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