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Diamondbacks Pitcher Helps Team Beat Cardinals
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Barry Enright gave the Arizona Diamondbacks five solid innings as the fill-in for Edwin Jackson and Chris Young hit a two-run home run in a 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals that avoided a three-game sweep on Wednesday.
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Pirates Pitcher Gets First Win in Victory of Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Brad Lincoln pitched seven strong innings for his first major league win, Garrett Jones had a key RBI double and the Pittsburgh Pirates continued their mastery of the Chicago Cubs with a 2-0 victory Wednesday.
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Royals Beat White Sox
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Billy Butler and Jose Guillen homered and Zack Greinke survived a five-run eighth inning Wednesday night, leading the Kansas City Royals past the Chicago White Sox 7-6.
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Jenks to Come Off Bereavement List Friday
KANSAS CITY (AP) -- White Sox closer Bobby Jenks will come off the bereavement list on Friday to join the club in Texas.
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All Star Game Umpires Named
NEW YORK (AP) -- Longtime umpire Mike Reilly will serve as the crew chief for the upcoming All-Star game.
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Blackhawks Get 3 Players From Toronto
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Blackhawks have acquired forwards Viktor Stalberg, Philippe Paradis, and Christopher DiDomenico from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for right wing Kris Versteeg and left wing Bill Sweatt.
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Bulls Waive Two
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls have waived forwards Rob Kurz and Chris Richard.
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Bulls Ready to Woo LeBron, Wade, Bosh
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls have spent months getting ready for the free agency frenzy that's about to begin.
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Baseball for LeBron? Minor League Team Hopes So
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- LeBron James has plenty of opportunities in front of him as the NBA's top free agent. How about playing baseball?
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Pitching, Defense Carried Gamecocks to CWS Title
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- It was said often during the College World Series that it isn't necessarily the best team that wins the national championship but the team that plays the best baseball.
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Illinois State Basketball Player Guilty of Sex Offense
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) -- An Illinois State basketball player has been sentenced to three years' probation and dismissed from the university after pleading guilty to criminal sexual abuse.
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IndyCar Close to Chassis Decision
(AP) -- The IndyCar Series is close to deciding on a new chassis package that could drastically change the future of open-wheel racing.
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Legion Playing Cancer Benefit Game Wednesday Night After Beating Abingdon Tuesday
The Galesburg American Legion Post 285 baseball team improved to 15-3 for the summer with a doubleheader sweep of Abingdon at Sundburg Field Tuesday night.
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Men's Soccer Coach Named at Knox College
POSTED 10:46am 6/30/10 Kevwe Akpore, of Galesburg, Illinois has been selected as Knox College's head men's soccer coach for the upcoming 2010 soccer season.
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Pujols' Bat Helps Cardinals Whip Arizona
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Albert Pujols homered twice and doubled with a season-high five RBIs and Adam Wainwright handcuffed the Arizona Diamondbacks into the seventh inning in the St. Louis Cardinals' 8-0 victory on Tuesday night.
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LaRussa: Ejection Was Not Strategic Move
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa says getting ejected near the end of a comeback victory was definitely not a strategic move.
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Cardinals Place Freese on DL
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals rookie third baseman David Freese has been placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Monday, because of a bone bruise to his right ankle.
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Soriano, Lilly Lead Cubs Over Pirates
CHICAGO (AP) -- Alfonso Soriano hit two solo home runs and Ted Lilly pitched seven strong innings to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 3-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.
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Cubs Put Zambrano on Restricted List, Grabow Out
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs have put pitcher Carlos Zambrano on the restricted list and placed lefty reliever John Grabow on the disabled list.
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Floyd Wins for First Time in 5 Weeks
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Gavin Floyd pitched into the seventh inning to earn his first win in five weeks as the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Tuesday night.
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White Sox Manager Guillen Tossed From Game
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen has been ejected from the team's game against the Kansas City Royals.
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Hospitalized Ump Expected Back Wednesday
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Umpire Alfonso Marquez is expected back on the field Wednesday, two days after leaving a game with symptoms of heat distress.
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South Carolina Wins College World Series
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- South Carolina fans barely waited for outfielder Whit Merrifield's game-winning single to hit the ground before celebrating their school's first baseball national championship.
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Serena Williams Advances to Wimbledon Semifinals
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) -- Defending champion Serena Williams has advanced to the Wimbledon semifinals, beating Li Na of China 7-5, 6-3.
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Venus Williams Stunned in Wimbledon Quarterfinals
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) -- Five-time champion Venus Williams has been ousted in the quarterfinals at Wimbledon, losing 6-2, 6-3 Tuesday to 82nd-ranked Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria.
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Safety Summit Considers Jockey Injury Database
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Horse racing industry leaders are proposing a national database to track jockey injuries and interstate sharing of horse medical records as ways to beef up safety in their sport.
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Iowa Forward Academically Ineligible for 2010-2011
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa reserve forward Brennan Cougill has been ruled academically ineligible for next season and will transfer to a community college.
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NASCAR Suspends Crewman for Failing Drug Test
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- NASCAR has suspended the gasman for AJ Allmendinger's Sprint Cup team for violating the sport's substance abuse policy.
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Cardinals' 3-Run 9th Beats Arizona
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The Arizona Diamondbacks' defense collapsed in the ninth inning, with two throwing errors allowing three runs to score in the St. Louis Cardinals' 6-5 victory on Monday night.
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Pujols Says No to Home Run Derby
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Albert Pujols says he'll pass on the Home Run Derby in this year's All-Star Game.
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