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Hart Leads Brewers Past Cubs in 13 Innings
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Corey Hart hit an RBI single in the 13th inning to give the Milwaukee Brewers an 8-7 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night.
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Chris Sale Going Back to White Sox Rotation
CHICAGO (AP) -- An MRI on Chris Sale's sore elbow was clean and the hard-throwing Chicago White Sox lefty will be back in the rotation, maybe as early as Saturday.
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Dunn, Floyd Lead White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Adam Dunn hit his 11th homer to match his total from last season, leading Gavin Floyd and the Chicago White Sox to a 5-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night.
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Braves Outlast Cardinals 9-7 in 12 Innings
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jason Heyward hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning and the Atlanta Braves beat St. Louis 9-7 on Friday night, ruining the Cardinals' celebration honoring former manager Tony La Russa.
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Cardinals Retire La Russa's No. 10
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis has retired Tony La Russa's No. 10, honoring the manager a little more than six months after he helped the Cardinals win the World Series. One of his former players thought even that was a bit tardy.
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Bears Sign Top Pick McClellin
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have signed their top pick, defensive end Shea McClellin, to a four-year contract with an option for a fifth year. Terms were not disclosed.
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Woods in Jeopardy of Missing Another Cut
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- The last two years, Tiger Woods was gone before The Players Championship ended because of injuries.
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Lions RB Leshoure Pleads Guilty to Drug Possession
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (AP) -- Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure has pleaded guilty to marijuana possession, two months after police discovered him with pot in his mouth during a traffic stop in southwestern Michigan.
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76ers Beat Bulls 79-78 and Advance to 2nd Round
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Andre Iguodala made the go-ahead free throws with 2.2 seconds left and the Philadelphia 76ers rallied for a 79-78 victory over the top-seeded Chicago Bulls in Game 6 on Thursday night, advancing to the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs for the first time since 2003.
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Red Sox Pay Tribute to Beane
BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Red Sox paid tribute to public address announcer Carl Beane on Thursday, a day after he died after having a heart attack while driving.
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La Russa Ceremony Will Include A's, White Sox
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Representatives of the Oakland Athletics and Chicago White Sox will be on the field when the St. Louis Cardinals retire the No. 10 jersey of former manager Tony La Russa on Friday.
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AP Source: Former Illinois Head Signs at SMU
(AP) -- Former Illinois reserve Crandall Head has signed to play with SMU.
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EIU Women's Basketball Coach Resigns
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) -- Eastern Illinois University's women's basketball coach has resigned.
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Laila Ali Kicks off 3-day Celebration of Title IX
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- The University of Michigan has begun a national conference to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Title IX.
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Delany: Non-division Champs Shouldn't Have a Shot
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany has floated ideas for how a four-team college football playoff should be set up.
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Local Group Introduced as Teams Owners
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- NHL commissioner Gary Bettman gave his stamp of approval to the new St. Louis Blues ownership, saying the franchise's financial picture is much improved.
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Bears Agree to 4-year Deal with Frey
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have agreed to a four-year contract with sixth-round draft pick Isaiah Frey.
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76ers Look to Close Out Bulls at Home in Game 6
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia 76ers can win their first postseason series since 2003 with a Game 6 win on Thursday.
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Carpenter, Craig Get Big Hits, Cards Top Dbacks
PHOENIX (AP) -- Pinch hitter Matt Carpenter lined a go-ahead double in the sixth inning, Allen Craig homered to cap a four-run burst in the ninth and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-2 Thursday night for a three-game sweep.
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Peavy Coasts as White Sox Pound Indians 8-1
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Jake Peavy coasted for six innings before giving up a run in the seventh and Adam Dunn homered, leading the Chicago White Sox to an easy 8-1 win over the AL Central-leading Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night and a split of their four-game series.
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White Sox Closer Sale to have MRI on Elbow
CLEVELAND (AP) -- New White Sox closer Chris Sale will undergo an MRI on his sore left elbow.
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Maholm Wins Fourth Straight for Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Paul Maholm outpitched Tim Hudson to win his fourth straight start, Bryan LaHair hit a go-ahead single in the seventh inning and the Chicago Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves 1-0 Wednesday.
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Hamilton Hits 4 Homers for Rangers vs Orioles
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Josh Hamilton has become the 16th player in major league history to hit four home runs in a game.
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Epstein, Cubs Preparing for Draft
CHICAGO (AP) -- Theo Epstein says the Chicago Cubs have narrowed the pool of potential selections for their first pick in the upcoming draft to about 10 players.
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Uggla Helps Braves Knock Off Cubs 3-1
CHICAGO (AP) -- Dan Uggla hit a tiebreaking two-run single in the eighth inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 Tuesday night.
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White Sox Beat Indians in 10 Innings, 5-3
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Alex Rios tripled home the go-ahead run in the 10th inning and the Chicago White Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 5-3 Tuesday night.
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Beltran's 2 HRs, 6 RBIs Lead St. Louis to 6-1 Win
PHOENIX (AP) -- Carlos Beltran homered in his first two at-bats, including a grand slam, for six RBIs, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Arizona 6-1 on Tuesday night, handing the Diamondbacks their fourth loss in a row.
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Deng, Boozer Lead Bulls Past 76ers 77-69
CHICAGO (AP) -- Luol Deng scored 24 points, Carlos Boozer added 19 points and 13 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Philadelphia 76ers 77-69 on Tuesday night to avoid a first-round playoff exit.
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Bears Agree to 4-year Deals with Rodriguez, McCoy
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears agreed to four-year contracts with fourth-round draft pick Evan Rodriguez and seventh-rounder Greg McCoy on Tuesday.
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Blackhawks Fire Assistant Coach
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Blackhawks have fired assistant coach Mike Haviland.
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