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Soto's 3-Run HR Lifts Cubs Over Giants
CHICAGO (AP) -- Pinch-hitter Geovany Soto's three-run homer capped a four-run 13th inning and sent the Chicago Cubs to a wild 5-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Thursday.
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Pierre's 2-Run Single in 10th Lifts White Sox
DENVER (AP) -- Light-hitting Juan Pierre laced a tiebreaking, two-run single off the wall in the 10th inning, helping the Chicago White Sox rally for a 6-4 win over the Colorado Rockies on Thursday.
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BREAKING NEWS: NBA to Lock Out Players at 12:01 EDT Friday
NEW YORK (AP) -- The NBA says it is locking out its players until a new collective bargaining agreement can be reached.
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Blackhawks, Montador Agree to 4-Year Deal
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Blackhawks agreed to a four-year contract with defenseman Steve Montador on Thursday, keeping him off the free-agent market.
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Danica Returns to NASCAR, Still Weighing Options
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Even though everyone around her is wondering and waiting, Danica Patrick has no timetable for making a decision about her racing future.
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Dust Still Settling from Sonoma Scrapes
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- So much was made about all the feuding drivers after last week's race at Sonoma that few noticed a pair of rivals actually getting along.
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Post 285 Honors Military Wednesday
Wednesday is "Military Night" at Sundburg Field in Galesburg as the American Legion Post 285 baseball team will play host to Moline.
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Cardinals Cruise Past Orioles
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Kyle Lohse pitched five shutout innings in a performance shortened by rain, and the St. Louis Cardinals got solo home runs from Colby Rasmus and Matt Holliday in a 6-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night.
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Giants Sweep DH With Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Barry Zito threw seven strong innings and the San Francisco Giants beat the Chicago Cubs 6-3 on Tuesday night for a sweep of a day-night doubleheader.
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Cubs Recall Pitcher from Minors to Help in Bullpen
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs recalled right-handed reliever Marcos Mateo from Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday in-between games of a doubleheader.
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RBI Single in 13th Lifts Rockies Past White Sox
DENVER (AP) -- Ty Wigginton singled with two outs in the 13th inning to score Troy Tulowitzki all the way from first and lift the Colorado Rockies past the Chicago White Sox 3-2 on Tuesday night.
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Goodell, Smith Meet With Rookies in Florida
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) -- Commissioner Roger Goodell and players' union chief DeMaurice Smith have talked to NFL rookies attending a symposium, and are flying back to Minneapolis together to resume negotiations in the four-month old labor dispute.
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Local Sports 6/28/11
Wrestling meeting Tuesday night at GHS, and Legion team takes Tuesday off.
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Cardinals Activate Freese, Punto
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals have activated third baseman David Freese and utilityman Nick Punto from the 15-day disabled list.
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Pena, Ramirez Power Cubs to 7-3 Win Over Rockies
CHICAGO (AP) -- Carlos Pena and Aramis Ramirez each homered twice to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 7-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on Monday.
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AP Sources: Reps for Owners, Players, in Minnesota
Two people familiar with the situation tell The Associated Press that negotiating teams for NFL owners and players are in Minneapolis and expected to resume talks aimed at ending a lockout now in its fourth month.
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Blue Jays Beat Cardinals
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Carlos Villanueva worked six solid innings backed by Juan Rivera's three-run homer, the only hit in a five-run third, and the Toronto Blue Jays' beat the sagging St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 on Saturday night.
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Cards Sign First-Round Draft Pick, Headed to River Bandits
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals have signed second baseman Kolten Wong, their first-round pick in the draft earlier this month.
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Getz Drives In Go-Ahead Run for Royals vs. Cardinals
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Chris Getz drove in the go-ahead run with two outs in the eighth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2 Saturday night, snapping a season-high six game losing streak.
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Peavy Pitches in Relief, Leads White Sox Past Nats
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jake Peavy threw four dominant innings in his first career relief appearance and the Chicago White Sox beat the Washington Nationals 3-0 on Saturday.
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CNN Sportscaster Nick Charles Dies at 64
ATLANTA (AP) -- Broadcaster Nick Charles, who became CNN's first sports anchor, has died after a two-year fight with bladder cancer. He was 64.
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Sorenson Wins RoadAmerica Nationwide Race
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) -- Justin Allgaier could have coasted to victory under caution -- but he ran out of gas, handing a victory to Reed Sorenson in a chaotic finish to Saturday's NASCAR Nationwide race at Road America.
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Andretti Wins IndyCar Race in Iowa
NEWTON, Iowa (AP) -- Marco Andretti grabbed the lead from Tony Kanaan with 18 laps left and won Saturday night's IndyCar race at Iowa Speedway, his first victory in five years.
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Blues, Rangers Make Trade
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Rangers have traded prospect forward Evgeny Grachev to the St. Louis Blues for a third-round choice in the NHL draft.
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Blue Jays Beat Cardinals
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jose Bautista's major league-leading 23rd home run in the top of the ninth inning helped the Toronto Blue Jays snap a four-game losing streak with a 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.
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Lights Go Out Again at Busch
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Several rows of lights at Busch Stadium failed for the second time this season, forcing a delay in the top of the ninth inning of the St. Louis Cardinals' game Friday night against the Toronto Blue Jays.
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Cubs Beat Royals With Help of Disputed Bunt
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Tony Campana hit a disputed bunt single and scored the go-ahead run on an error in the ninth inning to help the Chicago Cubs beat the Kansas City Royals 6-4 Friday night.
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Error Opens Way as Nats Score 4 in 14th to Beat Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Brian Bixler raced home on shortstop Alexei Ramirez's throwing error to start a four-run 14th inning and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago White Sox 9-5 on Friday night in their first game since manager Jim Riggleman resigned.
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Pippen Says Jordan's the Greatest
CHICAGO (AP) -- Scottie Pippen made it clear he thinks Michael Jordan is the best player ever -- not LeBron James.
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Logano Wins Pole at Sonoma
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) -- Joey Logano has won the pole on the road course at Infineon Raceway.
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