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Athletes From 2000 Olympics Keep Medals
American sprinters who were stripped of their 2000 Olympics relay medals because teammate Marion Jones was doping have won an appeal to have them restored.
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Galesburg Cal Ripken Teams Do Well on Tourney Day 1
Day one of the Cal Ripken 9, 10, and 11-year old state tournament at Voyles Field is in the books, and the Galesburg 9-year-old teams rolled to opening game wins.
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Post 285 Moves On in Legion Tournament
For the second straight game, the Galesburg Legion baseball team rallied from a 5-run deficit in the late innings to advance at the District 15 tournament in Oneida.
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Carpenter Sharp as Cards Beat Dodgers
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Chris Carpenter allowed four hits in eight innings to improve to 6-0 against the Los Angeles Dodgers, and the St. Louis Cardinals chased an off-kilter Clayton Kershaw early in a 7-1 victory Thursday night.
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Ramirez. Lee Lead Cubs to Win Over Cardinals
CHICAGO (AP) -- Aramis Ramirez hit a pair of two-run doubles, and Derrek Lee and Geovany Soto each had two-run homers to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 12-6 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night.
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Zambrano Completes Anger Management Sessions
CHICAGO (AP) -- Cubs right-hander Carlos Zambrano has completed has anger management sessions and reported to Arizona on Thursday to resume throwing.
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White Sox Take 1st Game Against Twins
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Gordon Beckham had a home run and two RBIs and John Danks recovered from his worst inning of the season to help the White Sox win their ninth game in a row, 8-7 over Twins on Thursday night.
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Pippen Becomes Bulls Ambassador
CHICAGO (AP) -- Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen is back with the Chicago Bulls, this time as an ambassador.
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Wade Says LeBron 'Didn't Quit' During Cavs Playoff Run
MIAMI (AP) -- Dwyane Wade is standing up for new Miami Heat teammate LeBron James, telling The Associated Press that the NBA's two-time MVP "didn't quit" on Cleveland during the playoffs.
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Ohio Woman Says $10K LeBron Pendant Taken
WADSWORTH, Ohio (AP) -- An Ohio woman who said she paid $5 at a yard sale for a LeBron James pendant worth nearly $10,000 says it's been taken from her.
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ESPN Reporter Sues Hotel Chains Over Secret Hotel Tapings
CHICAGO (AP) -- ESPN reporter Erin Andrews has sued several hotel chains for negligence and invasion of privacy in connection with the secret videotaping of her by an Illinois man.
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Quinn Signs Law Regulating Student Athlete-Seeking Agents
Gov. Pat Quinn has signed into law a bill that protects college athletes from agents who might not have their best interests at heart.
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Illinois Ends High School Dunk Contest
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- The organization that oversees high school sports in Illinois has decided to do away with the slam-dunk contest held each year during the boys' state basketball championships.
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Cal Ripken Tourney Begins in Earnest Thursday
9, 10, and 11-year old baseball teams have converged on Galesburg for this week's Cal Ripken State Tournament.
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Former Monmouth College Coach to be "Roasted"
Former Monmouth College coach and athletic director Terry Glasgow will be the recipient of a "roast" in his honor Saturday night, July 31st.
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Illini Adds Tight Ends Coach
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois has hired Arkansas graduate assistant Chip Long to coach tight ends.
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Senate Approves Naming Post Office After "Go, Cubs, Go" Song Writer
CHICAGO (AP) -- A post office in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood is one step closer to being named after the man who wrote the song "Go, Cubs, Go."
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White Sox Start 2nd Half of Season in 1st Place
CHICAGO (AP) -- Ozzie Guillen's always full of advice. The way his Chicago White Sox have played before the break this season -- first with a miserable start and then with a stunning turnaround -- it sure seems appropriate.
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Peavy Undergoes Successful Shoulder Surgery
CHICAGO (AP) -- White Sox pitcher Jake Peavy underwent successful surgery on Wednesday afternoon to repair a detached latissimus dorsi muscle in his right shoulder.
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$5 LeBron Pendant Pays Off
AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- An Ohio woman who paid $5 at a yard sale for a LeBron James pendant she thought was costume jewelry has found out it's worth nearly $10,000.
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Shaq to Face Justin Bieber, Rachael Ray in "Shaq vs."
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shaquille O'Neal is competing far outside his weight class in the second season of "Shaq Vs."
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Eastern IL School District Mulls Sports Sponsorships
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) -- School leaders in Charleston are talking about searching for corporate sponsors to help keep public school sports alive as funding grows tight.
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Legion Tourney Starts Late, But Results in Win for Post 285
The Galesburg Post 285 American Legion baseball team got a late start, but made short work of Abingdon at the District 15 Tournament Tuesday.
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Cal Ripken Tourney Starts With Home Run Derby
9,10, and 11-year-old baseball teams have converged on Galesburg's Voyles Field this week for the Illinois State Cal Ripken League Tournament.
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McCann Comes Up Big, NL Finally Wins All-Star Game
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- One key swing by Brian McCann pulled the National League out of the All-Star shadows.
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Twilight Shadows Hold Down All-Star Scoring
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Until the sun finally went down on Angel Stadium, the 81st All-Star game was just another boring chapter of the twilight saga.
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Big Bats Mostly Silenced in All-Star Game
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- The biggest hitters in the All-Star game were the biggest zeros.
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McCann Makes Up for Near Miss, Wins All-Star MVP
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Brian McCann came to the plate and the Angel Stadium scoreboard posted a curious piece of info: This was his fifth straight All-Star appearance.
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Moment of Silence for Steinbrenner at All-Star Game
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- A moment of silence has been held for George Steinbrenner at the All-Star game.
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Piniella: Steinbrenner Was Like a "Father Figure"
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Cubs manager and former New York Yankees manager Lou Piniella says New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner "was like a father figure."
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