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Dick Allen Returns to Chicago
CHICAGO (AP) -- In a career full of highlights, returning to the site of some of his greatest professional moments topped the list for Chicago White Sox great Dick Allen.
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NBC Sports Radio Network to Launch in September
NEW YORK (AP) -- The NBC Sports Radio Network will launch in September.
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Defense Lawyer: Sandusky did Nothing Criminal
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) -- The attorney for former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky tells jurors that the young men who will testify in his high-profile child sex abuse trial are accusers, not victims.
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Suspect Sought in Auburn Shooting that Killed 3
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) -- The search continues in Alabama for a gunman suspected of killing three people and wounding three more in a shooting at a pool party near Auburn University. Two of the slain victims were former players for the school's powerhouse football program.
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Nadal Tops Djokovic for 7th French Open Title
PARIS (AP) -- Rafael Nadal won his record seventh French Open title, returning to Roland Garros on Monday to defeat Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5 in a match that was halted the night before because of rain.
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Prince, Young Carry Sky Past Liberty, 73-64
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Epiphanny Prince scored 26 points to help the Chicago Sky beat the New York Liberty 73-64 on Sunday for their fifth straight victory.
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Astros Power Past White Sox 11-9
CHICAGO (AP) -- Justin Maxwell, Jose Altuve, J.D.Martinez and Brett Wallace all homered to lead the Houston Astros to an 11-9 win over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.
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Dempster Sparks Cubs vs. Twins 8-2 in 8-inning Gem
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Ryan Dempster further raised his trade value with eight shutout innings, pitching the Chicago Cubs past the Minnesota Twins 8-2 Sunday.
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Kipnis' Homer Lifts Indians Past Cardinals 4-1
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jason Kipnis hit a tiebreaking three-run home run off closer Jason Motte in the ninth inning and the Cleveland Indians beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1 on Sunday to take two of three in the interleague series.
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Local Sports Roundup 6/10/12
Post 285 splits with Monmouth, and you can fish for free this weekend.
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Lohse Dominates, Cardinals Beat Indians
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Kyle Lohse allowed three hits in 7 2/3 innings to outduel Justin Masterson, and Carlos Beltran hit his National League-leading 17th home run in the St. Louis Cardinals' 2-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday night.
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Holliday Bumped from Lineup with Back Injury
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Matt Holliday was a late scratch from Saturday night's game against the Cleveland Indians because of back spasms and that caused several tweaks to the St. Louis Cardinals' lineup.
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Cardinals' Garcia Shut Down for Month
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Jaime Garcia will be shut down for a month due to an injury the team is calling a left shoulder strain.
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Mauer Helps Power Twins Over Cubs
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Trevor Plouffe had a double, a homer and four RBIs and Scott Diamond pitched six scoreless innings to lead the Minnesota Twins to an 11-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.
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Astros Beat White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jed Lowrie, Brett Wallace and Brian Bogusevic homered and the Houston Astros got a strong effort from their bullpen to beat the Chicago White Sox 8-3 on Friday night.
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Logano Sets Track Record at Pocono
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) -- Joey Logano turned a lap of 179.598 mph on Saturday to set the track record during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway.
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Union Rags Wins Belmont Stakes
NEW YORK (AP) -- Union Rags nipped Paynter at the wire in a photo finish to win the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, beating a field without Triple Crown hopeful I'll Have Another who was retired with an injury.
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Local Sports Roundup 6/9/12
Galesburg Legion Baseball comes up short, and other sports action for Saturday.
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Tomlin, Damon Lead Indians Over Cardinals
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Josh Tomlin scattered eight hits over seven innings, Johnny Damon hit a two-run homer and the Cleveland Indians beat St. Louis 6-2 Friday night to send the Cardinals to their seventh loss in 10 games.
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Single Lifts Twins Over Cubs in 10th
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Josh Willingham's RBI single in the 10th inning lifted the Minnesota Twins to an 8-7 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night.
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Homers Pace Astros Over White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jed Lowrie, Brett Wallace and Brian Bogusevic homered and the Houston Astros got a strong effort from their bullpen to beat the Chicago White Sox 8-3 on Friday night.
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White Sox's Ramirez Gets Replacement of Lost Gold Medal
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez got a replacement for his lost gold medal that he earned with Cuba's Olympic team at the 2004 Athens Games.
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Mariners 6-Pack Combines for No-Hitter vs. Dodgers
SEATTLE (AP) -- Kevin Millwood and five Seattle relievers combined on a no-hitter, the third in franchise history, and the Mariners beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 1-0 on Friday night.
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Dullahan Becomes Favorite for Belmont Stakes
NEW YORK (AP) -- All along, Dale Romans said he had the horse to beat in the Belmont Stakes.
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Kurt Busch Faces Murky Future with Phoenix Racing
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) -- Kurt Busch has an uncertain future at Phoenix Racing.
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I'll Have Another Scratched from Belmont
NEW YORK (AP) -- I'll Have Another's bid for a Triple Crown ended with the shocking news that the colt was out of the Belmont Stakes due to a swollen left front tendon.
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NFL Refs Association: No Strike Contemplated
NEW YORK (AP) -- The NFL Referees Association is disputing a claim by the league that the officials threatened to take a strike vote after their contract expired.
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Hudson Lifts White Sox Past Blue Jays, 4-3
CHICAGO (AP) -- Orlando Hudson singled in the winning run with two outs in the ninth inning to give the Chicago White Sox a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday night.
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Lynn Wins 9th as Cards Beat Astros 14-2
HOUSTON (AP) -- David Freese hit a grand slam and a two-run homer and rookie Lance Lynn struck out a career-high 11 in earning his ninth win as the St. Louis Cardinals cruised past the Houston Astros 14-2 on Thursday night.
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Jaime Garcia Put on 15-day DL
HOUSTON (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals have placed left-hander Jaime Garcia on the 15-day disabled list with a left shoulder strain.
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