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Americans Advance to Round of 16
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Landon Donovan scored a stunning goal in the first minute of stoppage time to put the U.S. into the second round at the World Cup with a 1-0 win over Algeria.
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Illinois to Host Arkansas State in 2011 Opener
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) -- Arkansas State will open its 2011 football season at Illinois.
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Galesburg Post 285 Lights Up Monmouth Legion Squad
Galesburg Post 285 had it all clicking in a doubleheader sweep of Monmouth's legion team.
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Knox College Names Zierfuss Cross Country, Track & Field Coach
A Knox College track and field coach will have some additional duties for the upcoming season.
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Cardinals Power Up to Beat Blue Jays; Holliday Continues Home Run Tear
TORONTO (AP) -- Matt Holliday brought his hitting tear to Toronto, connecting for one of four home runs by the St. Louis Cardinals in a 9-4 victory over the Blue Jays on Tuesday night.
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M's Blank Cubs for Fifth Straight Win
SEATTLE (AP) -- Jason Vargas pitched four-hit ball over seven innings to win his fourth straight decision and Franklin Gutierrez homered to send the Seattle Mariners to their season-high fifth consecutive victory, 2-0 over the Chicago Cubs Tuesday night.
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White Sox Rout Atlanta, Hanson for Seventh Straight Victory
CHICAGO (AP) -- John Danks settled down after a shaky start to outpitch a Tommy Hanson as the Chicago White Sox won their seventh straight game, 9-6 over the Atlanta Braves Tuesday night.
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Arroyo Pitches Reds Past A's to Keep Pace with Cardinals
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Bronson Arroyo rediscovered his control and didn't walk a batter in eight strong innings, Corky Miller hit a two-run single and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 Tuesday night.
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White Sox Ink First Round Draft Pick
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox and first-round draft pick Chris Sale have agreed to a contract that includes a $1,686,000 signing bonus.
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Cubs Push Silva's Start Back Two Days
SEATTLE (AP) -- Cubs right-hander Carlos Silva will get a couple extra days to rest his ailing right hamstring, taking him out of the series in Seattle against his former team.
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Piniella Sentimental in Seattle Return
SEATTLE (AP) _ Lou Piniella is making the most of his return to Seattle.
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NBA Finale Big Television Seller
NEW YORK (AP) -- Not since Michael Jordan's final championship has a pro basketball game drawn a bigger audience than last week's seventh game of the Lakers-Celtics series.
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Former Illini Player Enters NFL Supplemental Draft
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Former University of Illinois defensive lineman Josh Brent has entered next month's NFL supplemental draft rather than try to return to the school for his senior season.
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Galesburg Post 285 Gets Taste of Close Games in Wilmette
Galesburg Post 285 is off Monday after playing splitting some very close games and coming away with a fourth-place finish at the Wilmette Waves Invitational over the weekend.
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Cardinals, Cubs & Sox Off Monday; More Interleague Play Awaits
It's an off night for the St. Louis Cardinals, the Chicago Cubs and the red-hot Chicago White Sox Monday night.
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Galesburg Post 285 Goes 2-2 in Wilmette
Galesburg Post 285 split its four games played at the Wilmette Waves Invitational over the weekend.
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A's Avoid Sweep Despite Holliday's Two Home Runs for Cardinals
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Kevin Kouzmanoff had a season-high four hits, including a home run, and Trevor Cahill threw six strong innings to lead the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday.
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Cubs Announcer Santo Skipping Seattle Series
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Cubs radio announcer Ron Santo says he's going to cut back on travel and will miss the team's three-game trip to Seattle.
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Cubs Turn Tables on Angels; Win Big
CHICAGO (AP) -- Carlos Zambrano pitched seven strong innings, Derrek Lee drove in a season-high four runs and Geovany Soto homered Sunday to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 12-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels.
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Mariners Blank Stumbling Reds
SEATTLE (AP) -- Ryan Rowland-Smith earned his first win of the season, holding Cincinnati to three hits over six innings and leading the Seattle Mariners over the Reds 1-0 Sunday for a three-game sweep.
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White Sox Sweep Nats for Sixth Straight Win
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Paul Konerko drove in three runs, Freddy Garcia won his fifth straight start and the Chicago White Sox beat the Washington Nationals 6-3 Sunday for their season-high sixth victory in a row.
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Stall Tactics Allow Johnson to Win at Sonoma
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) _ Jimmie Johnson might still be looking for his first Cup road course victory if Marcos Ambrose hadn't made a crucial error with a few laps remaining at Infineon Raceway on Sunday.
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McDowell Wins Open
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- No one from Northern Ireland had ever won a U.S. Open until Graeme McDowell's steady performance Sunday at Pebble Beach.
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Post 285 Splits Games in Wilmette
Galesburg Post 285 suffered its first loss of the season during a split Saturday at the Wilmette Waves Invitational.
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Cardinals' Wainwright Wins 10th Against A's
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Adam Wainwright threw eight sharp innings and Jason Motte struck out Adam Rosales with the tying run in scoring position in the ninth, preserving the St. Louis Cardinals' 4-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics Saturday night.
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Angels Rout Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Howie Kendrick hit a leadoff homer to start a big day for the Los Angeles Angels' offense and Jered Weaver pitched seven stellar innings in a 12-0 rout of the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.
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Peavy Shutout Helps Surging White Sox Beat Nationals
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Jake Peavy pitched a three-hitter for his fourth career shutout and the Chicago White Sox beat the Washington Nationals 1-0 on Saturday for their season-high fifth straight victory.
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Holliday Bat Helps Cards beat A's
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Matt Holliday homered and drove in three runs in his first successful night in the No. 2 slot, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Oakland Athletics 6-4 Friday night.
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Cubs Rally in Ninth Comes Up Short Against Angels
CHICAGO (AP) -- Scott Kazmir outpitched Carlos Silva to win his fourth straight start, Torii Hunter hit a tiebreaking home run in the sixth inning Friday and the Los Angeles Angels held off a late Chicago rally for a 7-6 victory over the Cubs.
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Strasburg Breaks Strikeout Record; White Sox Win in Extra Innings
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Stephen Strasburg set a strikeout record in front of President Barack Obama, but both had left the game by the time the Chicago White Sox won it in the 11th.
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