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Biffle Holds On to Win Again at Michigan
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) -- Greg Biffle raced to his second straight Sprint Cup victory at Michigan International Speedway, easily holding off Kevin Harvick after points leader Jimmie Johnson smacked the wall in the final laps Sunday.
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Tough Day for Hendrick Drivers
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) -- Sunday was a rough day for Hendrick Motorsports.
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Blackhawks Fail to Convert Early, Lose 2-1 in OT
CHICAGO (AP)--The Chicago Blackhawks unleashed an avalanche of shots in the early going and couldn't bury the Boston Bruins.
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Castro, Carter Homer, Astros Top White Sox 4-3
HOUSTON (AP)--Jason Castro and Chris Carter homered in the fourth inning to give Houston the lead and the Astros held on for a 4-3 win over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night.
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Beltran Homers Twice as Cards Beat Marlins 13-7
MIAMI (AP)--Carlos Beltran homered from each side of the plate and tripled to lead a 17-hit attack Saturday, and Lance Lynn notched his ninth victory when the St. Louis Cardinals outslugged the Miami Marlins 13-7.
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Feldman Shuts Down Mets, Cubs Win 5-2
NEW YORK (AP)--Scott Feldman allowed two hits in seven innings and Starlin Castro hit a two-run double to left in the Cubs' three-run eighth inning and Chicago beat the New York Mets 5-2 on Saturday.
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Bedard Helps Astros to 2-1 Win Over White Sox
HOUSTON (AP)--Erik Bedard pitched six solid innings, and Jose Altuve hit a go-ahead RBI single to give the Houston Astros a 2-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night.
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DeJesus Helps Cubs Meat Mets 6-3, Before Injury
NEW YORK (AP)--David DeJesus hit a bases-loaded triple before injuring his shoulder when he crashed into the outfield wall, and the Chicago Cubs beat the New York Mets 6-3 on Friday night behind resurgent starter Edwin Jackson.
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Fernandez Pitches Marlins Past Cardinals 5-4
MIAMI (AP)--Rookie Jose Fernandez outpitched a rusty Jake Westbrook, and the team with the worst record in the majors beat the team with the best record.
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Cubs CF David DeJesus Injured Crashing into Wall
NEW YORK (AP)--Chicago Cubs center fielder David DeJesus has left a game against the New York Mets after he crashed into the outfield fence.
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Local Sports 6/14/13
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Wainwright Leads Cards Over Mets and Harvey 2-1
NEW YORK (AP)--Adam Wainwright became the major leagues' first 10-game winner by pitching seven scoreless innings and sent Matt Harvey to his first loss of the season, leading the St. Louis Cardinals over the New York Mets 2-1 Thursday in a classic pitching matchup.
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Julio Borbon Has Winning Hit in 14th For Cubs
CHICAGO (AP)--Pinch-hitter Julio Borbon had a two-out RBI single in the 14th inning, helping the Chicago Cubs beat the Reds 6-5 Thursday and end Cincinnati's record 12-game winning streak at Wrigley Field.
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Blackhawks Fever Infects Fans Who're Fuzzy on Game
CHICAGO (AP)--It's the Stanley Cup finals, and that means that die-hard hockey fans are seeing a lot more people cheering for the Chicago Blackhawks who don't know the blue line on the ice from the Blue Line train that runs through the city.
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Local Sports 6/13/13
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Mistakes, Bad Bounces Doom Rask, Bruins In Game 1
CHICAGO (AP) -- Key mistakes by his teammates late in regulation and one wild deflection at the end were simply too much for Tuukka Rask to overcome.
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Dillon Gee Shuts Down Cardinals as Mets Win 5-1
NEW YORK (AP) -- Dillon Gee had his third straight stellar start, Lucas Duda hit one of three Mets homers and New York scored the most runs allowed by Shelby Miller in his young career for a 5-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night.
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Blue Jays-White Sox Postponed, Storms In Forecast
CHICAGO (AP) -- The game between the Toronto Blue Jays and Toronto Blue Jays scheduled for Wednesday night was postponed because storms were in the forecast.
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Local Sports 6/12/13
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Illinois State, VCU to Begin Series This Fall
NORMAL, Ill. (AP)--Illinois State says its men's basketball team will begin a home-and-home series with Virginia Commonwealth this fall.
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Illinois to Kick off SIU Season at 11 A.M
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP)--Illinois says its season opener on Aug. 31 will kick off at 11 a.m.
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Cubs put Zach Putnam on DL, Bring up Brooks Raley
CHICAGO (AP)--Right-hander Zach Putnam has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Chicago Cubs because of a sore right elbow.
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National Trade RHP Rodriguez to Cubs
DENVER (AP)--The Washington Nationals have traded right-handed pitcher Henry Rodriguez to the Chicago Cubs for minor league pitcher Ian Dickson.
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Bautista, Blue Jays Beat White Sox 7-5 in 10
CHICAGO (AP)--Jose Bautista hit a game-tying home run in the ninth inning and Rajai Davis scored on a wild pitch in the 10th to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to a 7-5 win over the Chicago White Sox at a dimmed U.S. Cellular Field on Tuesday night.
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Local Sports 6/11/13
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Illinois, Massachusetts Governors Make NHL Wager
CHICAGO (AP)--Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick have made a wager on the National Hockey League finals featuring the Chicago Blackhawks and the Boston Bruins.
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Dunn Hits 2 HRs to Power White Sox 10-6 in Fog
CHICAGO (AP)--Adam Dunn went 4 for 4 with two homers and five RBIs to overcome two home runs by Toronto's Jose Bautista and give the Chicago White Sox a 10-6 victory in a game delayed 1 hour, 10 minutes by fog Monday.
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Phillips Hits Grand Slam, Drive in 6 to Lead Reds
CHICAGO (AP)--Brandon Phillips hit a grand slam and matched his career high with six RBIs, and the Cincinnati Reds extended their dominance over the Chicago Cubs with a 6-2 win Monday night in foggy conditions at Wrigley Field.
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Local Sports 6/10/13
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Chicago Bulls Break Ground on New Practice Space
CHICAGO (AP)--The Chicago Bulls are getting ready to break ground on a new practice facility on the city's West Side.
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