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Cardinals Beat Phillies 8-3, Avoid Historic Sweep
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Roy Halladay gave up a grand slam to Yadier Molina in an abbreviated two-inning start before leaving with shoulder soreness, and the St. Louis Cardinals avoided a four-game sweep with an 8-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.

Cardinals' Yadier Molina Leaves During At-bat
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Yadier Molina was taken out of the game during an at-bat in the fifth inning against the Phillies and the Cardinals said he was dehydrated.

Dos Santos Stops Mir, Keeps UFC Heavyweight Title
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Junior Dos Santos flattened Frank Mir with a huge right hand and finished him on the ground at 3:04 of the second round Saturday night, emphatically defending his heavyweight title at UFC 146 on Saturday night.

Rondo Leads Celtics to 85-75 Game 7 Win Over 76ers
BOSTON (AP) -- Rajon Rondo had 18 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds and the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers 85-75 in Game 7 on Saturday night to advance to the Eastern Conference finals.

Konerko, Vidiedo Lead White Sox Past Indians, 14-7
CHICAGO (AP) -- Paul Konerko had four hits, Dayan Viciedo homered in his third straight game, and the Chicago White Sox pounded Derek Lowe and the short-handed Cleveland Indians 14-7 Saturday for their eighth win in nine games.

Pirates Hand Cubs 11th Straight Loss with HBP
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Matt Hague was hit by a pitch from Rafael Dolis with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates sent the Chicago Cubs to their 11th straight loss with a 3-2 victory Saturday night.

Phillies Blank Cardinals 4-0 Behind Kendrick
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Kyle Kendrick threw a seven-hitter for his first career shutout, winning his first game of the season and putting the Philadelphia Phillies on the verge of their first four-game sweep in St. Louis in 26 years with a 4-0 victory on Saturday night.

Cardinals Option Reliever Salas to Triple-A
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals optioned struggling reliever Fernando Salas, their closer much of last season, to Triple-A Memphis.

Saturday Sports Round-up
Galesburg High School Boys Baseball Team beats Dunlap for Regional Title

GHS Track and Field: Travon Diggins takes First Place at State


Devils Advance to Cup Finals with Win over Rangers
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Adam Henrique scored off a wild scramble in front at 1:03 into overtime and the New Jersey Devils defeated the New York Rangers 3-2 to advance to their first Stanley Cup finals since 2003.

Blues CEO Mike McCarthy Stepping Down
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Blues CEO Mike McCarthy is stepping down, not long after new ownership finalized its purchase of the franchise.

Dunn Homers, White Sox Pound Indians 9-3
CHICAGO (AP) -- Adam Dunn hit his 15th homer, A.J. Pierzynski and Dayan Viciedo each went deep for the second time in as many nights, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 9-3 on Friday for their seventh win in eight games.

Cubs' Losing Streak Hits 10 in 1-0 Loss to Pirates
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A.J. Burnett and four relievers worked out of trouble all game and the Pittsburgh Pirates sent the Chicago Cubs to their 10th straight loss with a 1-0 victory on Friday night.

Phillies Beat Cardinals 5-3 in 10 Innings
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Hunter Pence hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning off Jason Motte and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 on Friday night.

White Sox Place Danks on DL, Recall Quintana
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox have placed starting pitcher John Danks on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained left shoulder and recalled left-hander Jose Quintana from Triple-A Charlotte.

Streaks Qualify for Finals in All Events at IHSA State Track & Field Meet
Galesburg Silver Streak athletes have secured spots in the finals in all 5 events in which they qualified for the Class 2A State Meet.

Sandusky Charity to Shut Down, Transfer Programs
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The charity for troubled youths started by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky more than three decades ago is seeking court approval to shut down.

Almirola Takes First Pole at Coca-Cola 600
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- Aric Almirola took the pole for the Coca-Cola 600 with a lap of 192.940 mph Thursday night, giving Richard Petty Motorsports a front-row sweep at Charlotte Motor Speedway for NASCAR's longest race.

NFL Games Top-rated Prime-time Show of TV Season
NEW YORK (AP) -- A sports series is the most-watched prime-time show for an entire television season for the first time.

James, Bryant Lead All-NBA Team
NEW YORK (AP) -- LeBron James was the leading vote-getter for the All-NBA team, while Kobe Bryant earned his 10th first-team selection, tied for second on the career list.

White Sox Pound Twins 11-8
CHICAGO (AP) -- Paul Konerko and Alex Rios hit back-to-back homers and Alejandro De Aza added a grand slam to cap a six-run sixth, leading the Chicago White Sox to an 11-8 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.

White Sox's Danks Headed to 15-day DL
CHICAGO (AP) -- White Sox starter John Danks is headed to the 15-day disabled list because of soreness in his left shoulder.

Victorino, Galvis Have 3 RBIs, Phillies Beat Cards
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Shane Victorino and Freddy Galvis each drove in three runs, including Galvis' go-ahead single in the sixth inning, and the Philadelphia Philles beat the St. Louis Cardinals 10-9 on Thursday night.

Streaker at Cardinals Game Says He Lost a Bet
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A streaker who ran naked onto the field during a Cardinals game says he did so because he lost a bet.

I'll Have Another Jogs at Belmont for 1st Time
NEW YORK (AP) -- Triple Crown contender I'll Have Another returned to the track for the first time since winning the Preakness with a jog around Belmont Park's 1 1-2-mile oval Wednesday.

Blues Assistant Mellanby Won't be Back Next Season
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Blues say assistant coach Scott Mellanby won't be back next season.

Bears Agree to 1-year Deal with DT Collins
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have agreed to a one-year contract with defensive tackle Nate Collins.

WR Knox Eyeing Return to Bears after Surgery
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Johnny Knox insists he will play again for the Chicago Bears. He's just not sure when.

Sale Sharp, Konerko and Rios HR, Chisox Beat Twins
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chris Sale pitched seven sharp innings and Paul Konerko and Alex Rios backed him with home runs, leading the Chicago White Sox to a 6-0 win over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night.

Astros Hand Cubs 9th Straight Loss with 5-1 Win
HOUSTON (AP) -- J.D. Martinez had three hits and three RBIs to lead the Houston Astros to a 5-1 win over the Cubs on Wednesday night to complete the series three-game sweep and give Chicago its longest losing streak in more than a decade.

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