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Brewers Beat Cubs 4-3 in 10 Innings
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Norichika Aoki homered twice, including off Casey Coleman to lead off the 10th inning to give the Milwaukee Brewers a 4-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday.

4 Days to Opening Arguments in Sandusky Trial
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) -- The attorneys arguing the child sexual abuse trial of former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky have four days to figure out how to sway a jury heavy with connections to the school.

Mega-lawsuit Says NFL Hid Brain Injury Links
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A lawsuit bringing together scores of cases has been filed in federal court accusing the NFL of hiding information linking football-related head trauma to permanent brain injuries.

Thunder Headed to NBA Finals, Beat Spurs 107-99
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Kevin Durant had 34 points and 14 rebounds while playing all of regulation for the first time all season, and the Oklahoma City Thunder claimed a spot in the NBA finals by beating the San Antonio Spurs 107-99 on Wednesday night.

Devils Avoid Elimination, Beat Kings on Late Goals
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Adam Henrique scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:29 to play, Martin Brodeur made 21 saves, and the New Jersey Devils beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-1 on Wednesday night to avoid a sweep in the Stanley Cup finals.

Morrow Dominant as Blue Jays Blank Chisox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Brandon Morrow pitched a two-hitter for his third shutout of the season, and Jose Bautista and Rajai Davis homered Wednesday night as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Chicago White Sox 4-0.

Greinke Strikes Out 12, Brewers Beat Cubs 8-0
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Zack Greinke had a season-high 12 strikeouts and the Milwaukee Brewers rediscovered their offense, beating the Chicago Cubs 8-0 on Wednesday night.

Craig, Descalso Lead Cardinals over Astros 4-3
HOUSTON (AP) -- Allen Craig and Daniel Descalso homered to back Adam Wainwright, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Houston Astros 4-3 Wednesday night.

Bears' Briggs Understands Forte's Position
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- If there is a player on the Chicago Bears who could understand Matt Forte's position, it's probably Lance Briggs.

Jury Selection Resumes in Jerry Sandusky Case
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) -- The process of picking the last seven jurors for the child sex abuse trial of former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is under way.

I'll Have Another Enters Belmont Detention Barn
NEW YORK (AP) -- Triple Crown hopeful I'll Have Another has entered the Belmont Stakes detention barn, joining most of the horses he will be facing in his bid to become the first Triple Crown winner in 34 years.

NJ Devils Keep Faith Despite Cup Finals Deficit
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) -- Although Martin Brodeur seems likely to return next season with the New Jersey Devils, the 40-year-old goalie also isn't convinced their current season is over just yet.

Romero, Rasmus Pace Blue Jays Past White Sox 9-5
CHICAGO (AP) -- Colby Rasmus went 5 for 5 with a homer to help Ricky Romero earn his seventh win as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Chicago White Sox 9-5 on Tuesday night.

Dempster Breaks Streak, Cubs Pound Brewers 10-0
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Ryan Dempster earned his first win since last August, throwing seven innings of three-hit ball as the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 10-0 on Tuesday night.

Astros Get to Garcia Early in 9-8 Win Over Cards
HOUSTON (AP) -- Justin Maxwell hit a two-run homer, Jose Altuve tied a career high with four hits and the Houston Astros got to St. Louis starter Jaime Garcia early before holding on for a 9-8 win over the Cardinals on Tuesday night.

Bears Bump Ballard, Barrett to Lead Scouting Roles
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have promoted Chris Ballard and Marty Barrett to lead roles in their scouting department.

GHS' Johnson Picked by Royals
Former Galesburg Silver Streak catcher Chad Johnson Was taken in the fifth round of the MLB draft.

Tanney Signs with Kansas City
Former Monmouth College quarterback Alex Tanney will be taking his skills to the NFL after signing a deal Tuesday with the Kansas City Chiefs.

Labor Woes at Belmont as Triple Crown Bid Nears
NEW YORK (AP) -- A mediator will attempt to settle a labor dispute at Belmont Park that threatens to scratch I'll Have Another's chance of winning thoroughbred racing's first Triple Crown in more than 30 years.

AP Source: Tebow Invited to Sanchez Camp
NEW YORK (AP) -- A personal with knowledge of the invitation says Tim Tebow has been invited to Mark Sanchez's ''Jets West'' passing camp this summer and is expected to attend.

Stanley Cup in Reach after Kings Batter Devils 4-0
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jonathan Quick made 22 saves in his third shutout of the postseason, Anze Kopitar had a goal and an assist, and the Los Angeles Kings rolled to the brink of the franchise's first NHL title, beating the New Jersey Devils 4-0 in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup finals on Monday night to take a 3-0 series lead.

White Sox Take OF Courtney Hawkins
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox have selected versatile outfielder Courtney Hawkins of Carroll High School in Corpus Christi, Texas, with the 13th pick in the draft.

Cubs Take OF Albert Almora
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs have selected Albert Almora, an 18-year-old outfielder from Mater Academy Charter in Hialeah Gardens, Fla., with the sixth pick in the draft.

Vogelsong Wins Fourth Straight, Giants Sweep Cubs
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Ryan Vogelsong won his fourth straight decision, Buster Posey scored the go-ahead run on a double-play groundball by Joaquin Arias in the seventh inning and the San Francisco Giants beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2 on Monday for a four-game sweep.

Craig, Cardinals Stop 5-game Skid, Beat Mets
NEW YORK (AP) -- Allen Craig hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the eighth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals found a bit of missing pop, beating the New York Mets 5-4 Monday and stopping their season-worst losing streak at five.

Accusers' Credibility Possible Sandusky Strategy
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) -- Legal experts say the case against Jerry Sandusky could boil down to whether jurors find credible the testimony of the young men who contend the former Penn State assistant football coach sexually abused them.

Big 10 Prefers Plus-1 to 4-team Playoff
CHICAGO (AP) -- Big Ten administrators would prefer a plus-one system over a four-team playoff to determine a national champion if the status quo can't be maintained.

LA Kings Return Home Halfway to Stanley Cup Win
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A coronation seems imminent for the Los Angeles Kings.

Niese Strikes Out Career-high 10, Mets Beat Cards
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jonathon Niese struck out a career-high 10 in six scoreless innings and the New York Mets shut down the slumping St. Louis Cardinals for the third straight game, getting a homer and three RBIs from rookie Kirk Nieuwenhuis in a 6-1 victory Sunday night.

Zito Throws Gem for Win 150 as Giants Nip Cubs 2-0
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Barry Zito pitched 8 1-3 scoreless innings for his 150th career win and Joaquin Arias snapped an 18 at-bat hitless stretch with an RBI single that led the San Francisco Giants to a 2-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.

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