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Pujols Gives Cardinals Win Over Cubs
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Albert Pujols hit his second homer of the game with two outs in the 12th inning to give the St. Louis Cardinals a 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.
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Cabrera's Homer Lifts Tigers Over White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Miguel Cabrera hit a tiebreaking two-run homer with two out in the ninth inning, sending Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers to a 4-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night.
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China Savors Li Na's French Open Win
BEIJING (AP) -- Li Na's landmark French Open win drew a massive outpouring of support in China, captivating a nation where tennis' popularity has been growing rapidly.
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Nadal, Federer Meet Again in French Open Final
PARIS (AP) -- Heading into Sunday's French Open final, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal already have played against each other in seven Grand Slam title matches, more than any pair of men in tennis history.
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In Game 3, Mavs Aim to Pick Up Where They Left Off
DALLAS (AP) -- The passes were on target, the shots were falling and the defense made good shots hard to find.
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Burrows' Goal 11 Seconds into OT, Canucks Lead 2-0
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Alex Burrows circled the net and scored a stunning goal 11 seconds into overtime, and the Vancouver Canucks took a 2-0 lead in the Stanley Cup finals with a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Saturday night.
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Out of Gas: Allgaier Wins Nationwide Race
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) -- Justin Allgaier caught and passed Carl Edwards on the final lap as both cars ran out of fuel Saturday night and won the Nationwide STP 300 at his home track, the Chicagoland Speedway.
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NASCAR Looking into Childress, Busch Reports
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -- NASCAR is looking into reports that Kyle Busch and 65-year-old car owner Richard Childress were involved in an altercation Saturday after the Trucks Series race at Kansas Speedway.
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Red Storm Headed to State Championship
Red Storm to play in Class 1A Softball State Championship Saturday!
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Berkman Homers as Cards Beat Cubs
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Lance Berkman hit a three-run homer, Albert Pujols had a two-run shot and Jaime Garcia bounced back from the worst outing of his career to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night.
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Quentin Leads White Sox Past Tigers
CHICAGO (AP) -- Carlos Quentin hit a three-run homer and Brent Lillibridge added a solo shot to help the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 6-4 on Friday night.
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Nadal and Federer Advance
PARIS (AP) -- It's a dream matchup in Paris in the men's French Open final on Sunday.
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Shaq Retires
WINDERMERE, Fla. (AP) -- Shaquille O'Neal's NBA career is over.
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NFL: Both Sides State Their Case, Again
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The NFL and its players went back to court before a federal appeals court on the legality of the lockout.
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Cal St Fullerton Beats Illinois
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) -- Tyler Pill struck out a career-high 11 in eight innings and had a two-run single in the sixth inning to give Cal State Fullerton the lead in the Titans' 10-4 victory over Illinois on Friday night in the NCAA Fullerton Regional.
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Final Scores 6/3/11
A look at the night's action on the local and national scene.
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Local Sports Round Up 6/3/11
See the latest run down of Legion baseball games for the weekend plus more!
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Giants Rock Cardinals Rookies in Win
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Aubrey Huff hit three home runs and matched his career best with six RBIs and the San Francisco Giants hammered a pair of rookie pitchers making their major league debuts in a 12-7 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.
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Heat Fade in 4th, Lose Home Court Edge in Finals
MIAMI (AP) -- From up by 15 points with 7 minutes left, to losing home-court advantage in the NBA finals.
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French Open Finalist Li is Key to Boom in China
PARIS (AP) -- With a racket in her hand, Li Na holds the key to a burgeoning tennis boom in China.
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Nadal Reaches French Open Final for 6th Time
PARIS (AP) -- Rafael Nadal is still the ``King of Clay'' at the French Open, and he will be for at least another couple of days after beating Andy Murray 6-4, 7-5, 6-4 Friday to reach his sixth final in seven years at Roland Garros.
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LSU's John Peterson Wins NCAA Golf Title
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) -- LSU senior John Peterson won the individual title Thursday in the NCAA Golf Championships, and UCLA topped the eight qualifiers for the team match-play competition.
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NASCAR's McMurray Visits Tornado Ravaged Hometown
NASCAR driver Jamie McMurray returned to his boyhood home, or at least to the spot where it used to stand. Like much of tornado-ravaged Joplin, it didn't look anything like the place where he grew up.
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NFL, Players Argue Over Legality of Lockout
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The NFL and its players have wrapped up their arguments on the legality of the three month old lockout.
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Canucks Happy as Burrows Avoids Bite Ban
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- The Vancouver Canucks don't understand the big fuss about a little bite.
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Blues Sign D Polak to 5 Year Extension
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Blues defenseman Roman Polak has signed a five year contract extension.
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Local Sports Round Up 6/2/11
Legion Baseball kicks off, track medalists recognized at GHS.
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Schierholtz, Giants Beat Cards in 11 Innings
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Nate Schierholtz hit a tying single with two outs in the ninth inning, then got the go-ahead hit in the 11th inning as the San Francisco Giants shook off a poor outing by Tim Lincecum to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-5 Wednesday night.
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Myers Pitches Astros Past Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Brett Myers allowed one run over six innings, Michael Bourn hit a go-ahead two-run single in the seventh and the Houston Astros beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 Wednesday to finish off a three-game sweep.
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Konerko's Go Ahead Single Lifts Chicago to Win
BOSTON (AP) -- Paul Konerko hit a go-ahead single in the seventh inning and a two-run homer in the ninth to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 7-4 win over the Boston Red Sox Wednesday and a sweep of their three-game series.
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