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Cardinals Retire Herzog's Number
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The Cardinals have retired former manager Whitey Herzog's No. 24 in a ceremony before St. Louis played the Pittsburgh Pirates.
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Cardinals Breeze Past Pirates
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Albert Pujols hit his 24th homer and finished with three hits, helping Jeff Suppan get his first win since September and leading the St. Louis Cardinals to an 11-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday night.
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Cubs Fall to Rockies Again
DENVER (AP) -- Carlos Gonzalez hit a game-ending home run to complete the cycle, and the Colorado Rockies rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 6-5 Saturday night after blowing a three-run lead in the eighth inning.
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Braden Shuts Down White Sox in A's Win
CHICAGO (AP) -- Dallas Braden pitched his third complete game of the season, Kevin Kouzmanoff homered among his three hits and the Oakland Athletics ended the Chicago White Sox's 12-game home winning streak, 6-2 Saturday night.
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Race Horse Crahes, Dies
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- A horse at Vancouver's Hastings Racecourse has died after crashing into a barrier shortly after leaving the gate.
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Couples Leads U.S. Senoir Open
SAMMAMISH, Wash. (AP) -- Fred Couples hoping he can win his first U.S. Golf Association championship.
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Tseng Dominating Women's British Open
SOUTHPORT, England (AP) -- Yani Tseng is the leader by four shots headed into Sunday's final round of the Women's British Open.
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NBA Rookie of Year Arrested
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The basketball court isn't the only place where Sacramento Kings player Tyreke Evans apparently likes to move fast.
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Haynesworth Again Skips Conditioning Test
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- Albert Haynesworth has taken another day off from the quest to pass the Washington Redskins conditioning test.
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Sandburg Picks Up 2 Softball Players
Carl Sandburg College's Chargers have added two new softball players.
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Police Discover 911 Call from Lorenzen Wright
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Police in a Memphis suburb are reviewing how a 911 call from Lorenzen Wright's cell phone.
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Colorado Routes Cubs in Record Setting Game
DENVER (AP) -- Carlos Gonzalez, Ian Stewart and Dexter Fowler homered and the Colorado Rockies used a record setting 12 run eighth inning to rout the Chicago Cubs 17-2 on Friday night.
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Cardinals Take Pirates in Low Scoring Game
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Brendan Ryan's broken-bat infield hit in the 10th inning drove in the winning run.
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Dickey Pitches Mets Past Cardinals
NEW YORK (AP) -- R.A. Dickey took a three-hitter into the ninth inning and Ike Davis hit a three-run homer, leading the Mets to a 4-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday that gave New York its first series victory in more than a month.
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Sox Win 11th Straight at Home
CHICAGO (AP) -- Ramon Castro homered twice and Paul Konerko went deep for the fourth straight game Thursday night, leading the Chicago White Sox to their 11th consecutive home victory, 9-5 over the Seattle Mariners.
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Bears' Smith Optimistic Heading Into Camp
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith kept mentioning the Super Bowl. He couldn't resist invoking the Monsters of the Midway, either.
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Bradford No-Show for First Rookie Workout
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The most prominent St. Louis Rams newcomer missed the first day of rookie workouts. Teammates expected to see quarterback Sam Bradford soon enough.
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Niemi Decision Expected by Saturday
CHICAGO (AP) -- Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman expects to learn on Saturday whether his salary cap-squeezed team will be able to keep restricted free agent goaltender Antti Niemi.
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Illini's 7'1" Tisdale Finally Packing on Pounds
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- The Mike Tisdale who just came back from U.S. basketball training camp in Las Vegas isn't the same Tisdale who came to the University of Illinois three years ago.
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NASCAR Discouraging Negative Spin of Sport
NEWTON, Iowa (AP) -- NASCAR president Mike Helton says that while the league encourages emotion from its drivers, it doesn't want anyone sending the message that the sport isn't worth watching.
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Another Influx for CSC
An Orion High School Charger is about to become a Carl Sandburg College Charger.
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Pujols Comes Through As Cards Beat Mets in 13
NEW YORK (AP) -- Albert Pujols drove in the go-ahead run with two outs in the 13th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals survived a frantic comeback to beat the New York Mets 8-7 on Wednesday night.
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Cardinals Call on MacDougal for Bullpen Help
NEW YORK (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals purchased the contract of right-hander Mike MacDougal from Triple-A Memphis before their game Wednesday night against the New York Mets.
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Carlos Lee Homers Twice as Astros Beat Cubs
HOUSTON (AP) -- Carlos Lee hit two home runs, including the go-ahead homer in the sixth inning, and the Houston Astros went on to an 8-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.
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Lee to Stay in Chicago
HOUSTON (AP) -- Chicago Cubs first baseman Derrek Lee has rejected a trade to the Los Angeles Angels, saying he prefers to finish the season with his team.
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Rios Leads White Sox Over Mariners
CHICAGO (AP) -- Alex Rios hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the seventh inning and the slugging Chicago White Sox rallied to beat the Seattle Mariners 6-5 Wednesday night for their 10th straight home win.
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HP Umpire Left White Sox-Mariners Game
CHICAGO (AP) -- Home plate umpire Brian Runge has left the Seattle Mariners-Chicago White Sox game.
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Gateway Not Seeking NASCAR in 2011
MADISON, Ill. (AP) -- The owner of Gateway International Raceway has notified NASCAR that it will not seek to hold Nationwide Series and Camping World Truck Series races next year.
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Smoke Says NASCAR's Clampdown is OK
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Count two-time NASCAR Cup champion Tony Stewart among those who think NASCAR's decision to clamp down on public criticism of the sport is OK.
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Top NASCAR Owners Hold Their Own Town Hall Meeting
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The top team owners in NASCAR held a private meeting to discuss how to improve the slumping industry without raising costs.
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