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Kim Clijsters Returns to French Open 5 Years Later
PARIS (AP) -- Kim Clijsters is back at the French Open for the first time in five years, and she says she feels ``like a little girl again.''
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Life Sentence in Murder of ex-Bear's Girlfriend
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) -- A judge has sentenced a woman convicted of killing the pregnant girlfriend of former Chicago Bears player Shaun Gayle to two concurrent life sentences.
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Nancy Kerrigan: Family Eager for Trial to End
WOBURN, Mass. (AP) -- Olympic skater Nancy Kerrigan says she and her family are eager for her brother's manslaughter trial to end.
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Final Scores 5/17/11
A look at final scores from the night's local and national contests.
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Local Sports Roundup 5/17/11
Local sports finals from Monday, and the resignation of a Knoxville coach.
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Hall of Famer Killebrew Dies at 74
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Harmon Killebrew, the Minnesota Twins slugger known for his tape-measure home runs, has died at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 74.
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LaRussa's Back; Cardinals Beat Phillies
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jake Westbrook allowed a run in seven innings and the St. Louis Cardinals snapped a three-game losing streak in manager Tony La Russa's first game back from illness, capitalizing on Cliff Lee's career-high six walks to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 Monday night.
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Gomes' HR Rallies Reds Over Cardinals
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Jonny Gomes hit his first homer in nearly a month Monday night, completing a seven-run rally that swept the Cincinnati Reds to a 7-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs, ending Carlos Zambrano's long run of road success.
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Lewis' First Shutout Leads Rangers Past White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Colby Lewis pitched a five-hitter for his first career shutout and the Texas Rangers beat the Chicago White Sox 4-0 on Monday night.
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NFL, Players Start Another Day of Mediation
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- NFL owners and players and their legal counsel have returned to court for another round of mediation.
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Final Scores 5/16/11
A look at local and national scores from Monday night.
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Local Sports Schedule 5/16/11
A look at local sporting events scheduled for Monday.
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Quincy Student to Golf for CSC
A Quincy High golfer will join the Carl Sandburg College mens golf team during the 2011-12 season.
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Illinois AD Guenther Retiring After 19 Years
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- University of Illinois Athletic Director Ron Guenther says he will retire after his contract runs out June 30.
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Bulls Take Game 1 From Heat
CHICAGO (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored 28 points, Luol Deng contained LeBron James and the Chicago Bulls struck first in the Eastern Conference finals, pulling away to beat the Miami Heat 103-82 in Game 1 on Sunday night.
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Reds Beat Carpenter, Cardinals for Sweep
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Brandon Phillips hit a bases-loaded double in the seventh inning Sunday that ended Chris Carpenter's outing and his five-year streak of beating the Cincinnati Reds, who held on for a 9-7 victory and three-game sweep of the St. Louis Cardinals.
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Giants-Cubs Game Postponed by Rain
CHICAGO (AP) -- Sunday's series finale between the Cubs and Giants has been postponed by rain.
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Ramirez Homers, Buehrle and White Sox Beat A's
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Alexei Ramirez had three hits, including a home run off previously unbeaten Trevor Cahill, and the Chicago White Sox topped the Oakland Athletics 4-3 Sunday.
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NFL, Players Resume Mediation
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- NFL owners and their locked-out players have resumed court-ordered mediation.
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Kenseth Pulls Away Late, Wins at Dover
DOVER, Del. (AP) -- Matt Kenseth pulled away late on the strength of a two-tire pit stop to win the Sprint Cup race at Dover International Speedway.
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Fans Praise Fox for Using Split-Screen at Dover
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Fox is being praised by NASCAR fans for using a split screen during its final commercial break of Sunday's race at Dover.
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Rain Washes Out Practice at Indy 500
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Rain has washed out the second day of Indianapolis 500 practice.
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Bulls, Heat Collide Sunday
MIAMI (AP) -- Stopping NBA MVP Derrick Rose, well, the Miami Heat know that won't happen in these Eastern Conference finals.
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Reds Top Cardinals
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Reds pitcher Johnny Cueto got the better of the St. Louis Cardinals team he kicked around the last time they met, leading Cincinnati to a 7-3 home victory.
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Giants Top Cubs in Rain-Shortened Game
CHICAGO (AP) -- Ryan Vogelsong pitched six scoreless innings in a rain-shortened game for his first career shutout and Buster Posey hit an RBI single to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 3-0 win over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night.
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DeJesus Reaches 1,000 Career Hits in Oakland's Win
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- David DeJesus recorded his 1,000th career hit and drove in two runs, Tyson Ross took a shutout into the sixth inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago White Sox 6-2 on Saturday.
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Local Sports Round Up 5/13/11
Galesburg Silver Streaks fall at hands of Moline, plus more.
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Chicago Advances to 1st Conference Final Since '98
ATLANTA (AP) -- Carlos Boozer scored 23 points and MVP Derrick Rose had 12 assists, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 93-73 rout of the Atlanta Hawks Thursday night that finished off in the Eastern Conference semifinal in six games.
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Garcia Improves to 5-0, Cardinals Rout Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Unbeaten Jaime Garcia pitched seven effective innings and Matt Holliday homered to start an early burst yesterday that sent the St. Louis Cardinals to a 9-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs.
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Woods Withdraws...Watney Leads
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Tiger Woods withdrew from The Players Championship after playing just nine holes and shooting a 6-over-42.
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