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Limbaugh Has Own View of Steinbrenner (NOTE LANGUAGE)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Radio commentator Rush Limbaugh has weighed in with his own view of George Steinbrenner, saying "that cracker made a lot of African-American millionaires."
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Steinbrenner Remembered for Bombast and Charity
NEW YORK (AP) -- Yogi Berra vowed he would never talk to George Steinbrenner again after the bombastic owner fired him as Yankees manager 16 games into the 1985 season.
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Yankees to Honor Steinbrenner, Sheppard
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Yankees say they will wear patches on their uniforms honoring the memory of owner George Steinbrenner and longtime public address announcer Bob Sheppard.
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Korver Sees Bulls as Right Fit
CHICAGO (AP) -- Kyle Korver had just been handed his Bulls jersey when he let it be known: He couldn't stand them and thought Michael Jordan was selfish.
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Rose "Expects" British Golfer to Contend This Week
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) -- Justin Rose expects a British golfer will contend for the British Open title this weekend at St. Andrews.
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Blues Defenseman Retires
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Blues defenseman Darryl Sydor has retired after an 18-year career.
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Yankees Owner Steinbrenner Dies at 80
FIRST POSTED 9:14am, UPDATED 10:52am 7/13/10 NEW YORK (AP) -- The man who rebuilt the New York Yankees into a sports empire -- through a combination of bluster and big bucks -- has died.
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Ortiz Wins HR Derby
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Boston slugger David Ortiz has won his first Home Run Derby title, hitting 11 homers in the final round to beat Florida's Hanley Ramirez at Angel Stadium.
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Woods Expects Good Reception from British Fans
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) -- Tiger Woods says he's always been treated well by the fans of Scotland and he expects nothing different this week as he plays in his first British Open since a sex scandal.
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NBA Fines Cavs Owner
UNDATED (AP) -- NBA commissioner David Stern has fined Cleveland owner Dan Gilbert $100,000 for his critical comments about LeBron James last week.
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Stern Says Miami's "Big 3" Acted Within Rights
(AP) -- NBA commissioner David Stern says LeBron James was "entitled" to decide to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Miami Heat.
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Cavs Owner Defense Stance on LeBron
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert says he "strongly" disagrees with Jesse Jackson's criticism of his recent comments about LeBron James.
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Blackhawks to Keep Defenseman
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Blackhawks say they plan to keep 23-year-old restricted free agent defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson.
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Blackhawks Sign Assistant Coach
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks have hired Florida Panthers assistant Mike Kitchen, reuniting him with head coach Joel Quenneville.
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Favre Shows Some Speed at Workout
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) -- Brett Favre looks like he's getting along just fine on that surgically repaired ankle.
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Lawrence Taylor Pleads Not Guilty to NY Rape Charge
NEW CITY, N.Y. (AP) -- Hall of Fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor has pleaded not guilty to charges that he had sex with a 16-year-old girl.
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Scott Leads Halfway Through All-City
Jake Scott held onto the lead through the first weekend of the Galesburg Men's All-City Golf Tournament.
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Legion Tournament Tuesday in Oneida
The District 15 American Legion baseball tournament gets underway Tuesday in Oneida.
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Stricker Holds On to Win 2nd Straight John Deere Classic
SILVIS, Ill. (AP) -- Steve Stricker has won the John Deere Classic for the second straight year, holding on for a two-shot victory after leading by seven strokes.
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Cardinals Beat Astros to Take Series
HOUSTON (AP) -- Matt Holliday hit a three-run homer and the St. Louis Cardinals ended the first half of the season with a 4-2 win over the Houston Astros on Sunday.
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Dodgers Beat Cubs Behind Padilla
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Vicente Padilla pitched eight innings of two-hit ball and James Loney hit a three-homer off Carlos Silva before the Cubs pitcher was ejected in the second inning, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 7-0 victory over Chicago on Sunday night in baseball's last game before the All-Star break.
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Cubs Pitcher Silva Ejected Against Dodgers
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Carlos Silva has been ejected in the second inning of a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
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Quentin Hits Grand Slam and Solo Shot for Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Carlos Quentin hit a grand slam and a solo homer, and the Chicago White Sox surged into first place in the American League Central with a 15-5 win over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday.
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New York Liberty Rallies Past Chicago Sky
NEW YORK (AP) -- Cappie Pondexter scored 30 points to rally the New York Liberty to a 57-54 victory over the Chicago Sky on Sunday.
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Spain Celebrates World Cup Win
MADRID (AP) -- Spain's World Cup-winning team is heading home for a massive celebration, including a meeting with the Spanish king and prime minister and an open-air bus ride through Madrid's historic city center.
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Johnson Finally Settles on Name for "Baby J"
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has finally come up with a name for the daughter he'd been calling "Baby J" since her birth earlier this week.
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Reutimann's Faith in Waltrip Team Rewarded
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) -- David Reutimann agreed to join Michael Waltrip Racing when it was closer to an abstract idea than a functioning, full-time race team in NASCAR's top series.
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Former GHS Golf Star Leads Day 1 of All-City Tournament
Former Galesburg High School golf star Jake Scott has the lead after one day of play in the annual Galesburg Men's All-City Golf Tournament.
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Stricker Sets 54 Hole Record at John Deere Classic
SILVIS, Ill. (AP) -- Steve Stricker has broken the PGA Tour's 54-hole record with a 9-under-par 62 Saturday that gave him a six-stroke lead in the John Deere Classic.
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Reutimann Cruises to Win at Chicagoland
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) -- David Reutimann blew by Jeff Gordon and cruised to the victory in the Sprint Cup race at Chicagoland Speedway.
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