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Keselowski Pulls Away for Kentucky NASCAR Win
SPARTA, Ky. (AP) -- Brad Keselowski raced to his third win of the year, grabbing the lead with 55 laps remaining and holding off all challengers Saturday night in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Kentucky Speedway.
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De Jonge Takes 1-shot Lead over Woods, 2 Others
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) -- Brendon de Jonge had more birdies than people in his gallery Saturday at the AT&T National to take a one-shot lead over Tiger Woods and two others.
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Rizzo's 1st HR Lifts Cubs 3-2
CHICAGO (AP) -- Anthony Rizzo hit his first homer with the Cubs, a two-run go-ahead shot in the fifth inning, and Chicago beat the Houston Astros 3-2 Saturday for its fourth win in five games.
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Cubs Sign Cuban OF Soler to 9-year, $30M Deal
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs have signed Cuban outfielder Jorge Soler to a nine-year, $30 million deal.
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Kuroda Strikes Out 11, Yankees Beat White Sox 4-0
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hiroki Kuroda tied a career high by striking out 11 and the New York Yankees backed him with three home runs, beating the White Sox 4-0 on Saturday and ending Chicago's four-game winning streak.
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Alvarez Slam Boosts Pirates Past Cardinals 7-3
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Pedro Alvarez hit a grand slam in the first inning off suddenly scuffling 10-game winner Lance Lynn and Andrew McCutchen had two hits before leaving with a sore left wrist, helping the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-3 Saturday for their fourth victory in a row.
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Cardinals Demote Sanchez and Freeman, Bring up 2
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals shook up their bullpen one day after four relievers were tagged for seven runs in four innings of a blowout loss to Pittsburgh.
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Blake Pulls a Stunner, Beats Bolt in 100
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) -- The Fastest Man in the World wasn't the fastest man in Jamaica on Friday night.
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Kyle Busch has Good Feeling Returning to Kentucky
SPARTA, Ky. (AP) -- After struggling in his last four starts, Kyle Busch has found the perfect tonic in Bourbon country.
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Goodell Sends Memo on LA Guidelines
NEW YORK (AP) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has sent a memo to the 32 teams establishing guidelines for a franchise's potential move to Los Angeles.
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D-Backs' Hill Hits for Second Cycle of Season
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Aaron Hill has hit for his second cycle of the season Friday night against the Milwaukee Brewers, becoming the second major league player since 1900 to accomplish the feat twice in the same year.
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Pirates Whip Cardinals 14-5 for 3rd in Row
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Clint Barmes, pinch-hitter Alex Presley and Garrett Jones each homered in a four-run sixth inning that snapped a tie, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 14-5 in a game that began in 101-degree heat Friday night.
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Carpenter Throws while Dealing with Nerve Issue
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Chris Carpenter has resumed a throwing program after recovering from a compressed nerve in his shoulder.
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Pierzynski Homers Twice, White Sox Beat Yankees
NEW YORK (AP) -- A.J. Pierzynski homered twice, Paul Konerko and Alexei Ramirez also connected and the Chicago White Sox pounded the Yankees so hard that New York brought in outfielder Dewayne Wise to pitch in a 14-7 romp Friday night.
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White Sox Might Try Shadow Ball Routine Again
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox totally had a ball-- without one.
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White Sox Put RHP Bruney on DL, Add RHP Omogrosso
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox have put right-handed reliever Brian Bruney on the 15-day disabled list and promoted righty Brian Omogrosso from Triple-A Charlotte.
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Maholm Leads Cubs Past Astros 4-0
CHICAGO (AP) -- Paul Maholm pitched into the ninth inning to earn his first win in seven weeks and the Chicago Cubs hit three homers in a 4-0 victory over the Houston Astros on Friday.
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Stingy Spain Worried about Balotelli, Italy
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Stingy as it may be, Spain's defenders are still a little worried about their rematch with Mario Balotelli and Italy in the European Championship final.
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Bosh Out of Olympics to Rest, Rehab Injury
MIAMI (AP) -- Chris Bosh has taken his name out of consideration for the London Olympics, becoming the second Miami Heat player in as many days to make the move over injury concerns.
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Viciedo Hits 3-run HR in 9th, White Sox Top Yanks
NEW YORK (AP) -- Dayan Viciedo hit a three-run homer off David Robertson in the ninth inning after a throwing error, and the Chicago White Sox rallied past the New York Yankees 4-3 Thursday night.
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White Sox Bring Up Septimo; Designate Ohman
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox have purchased the contract of left-hander Leyson Septimo from Triple-A Charlotte and have designated reliever Will Ohman for assignment.
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Bulls Select Teague with 29th Pick in Draft
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls selected Marquis Teague with the 29th pick in the draft on Thursday, giving them a point guard possibly to help fill in for the injured Derrick Rose.
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Blazers Take 7-1 Center Leonard from Illinois
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The Portland Trail Blazers selected 7-foot-1 center Meyers Leonard out of Illinois with the 11th overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night.
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Hornets Select Davis with No. 1 Pick in NBA Draft
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- The New Orleans Hornets have selected Kentucky forward Anthony Davis with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.
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Bulls in Holding Pattern Heading into Draft
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls own the 29th pick in the NBA draft on Thursday, and whoever they select will be joining a team that appears to be in a holding pattern.
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Rose Bowl to Remain on ESPN through 2026
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- The Rose Bowl has agreed to a 12-year extension with ESPN that will keep the game on the network through 2026.
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Spain Tops Portugal in Shootout to Make Euro Final
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Cesc Fabregas scored the deciding penalty Wednesday to give Spain a 4-2 shootout win over Portugal and a spot in the European Championship final.
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Buck, Morrison Homer in 7th, Marlins Beat Cards
MIAMI (AP) -- John Buck and pinch hitter Logan Morrison connected for consecutive home runs in the seventh inning, rallying the Miami Marlins past St. Louis 5-3 Wednesday night and ending their eight-game losing streak against the Cardinals.
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White Sox Let Veteran Lefty Will Ohman Go
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox have decided to designate left-handed reliever Will Ohman for assignment after a wild final appearance with the team.
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Wright, Murphy, Hairston Lead Mets' Rout of Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Daniel Murphy homered twice, Scott Hairston hit a grand slam and David Wright drove in five runs to lead the New York Mets to a 17-1 rout of the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.
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