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Myers Helps Astros Beat Cardinals
HOUSTON (AP) -- Brett Myers added another quality start to his line, pitching eight strong innings to help the Houston Astros beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1 on Saturday night.
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Ramirez, Soto Power Cubs to Win Over Dodgers
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Tom Gorzelanny won for the second time in three starts after spending almost all of last month in the bullpen, and the Chicago Cubs got home runs from Aramis Ramirez and Geovany Soto in a 7-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday.
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Floyd, Quentin Lead White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Gavin Floyd pitched effectively into the eighth inning, Carlos Quentin hit two of Chicago's three homers off Brian Bannister and the White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 5-1 Saturday night for their seventh straight victory.
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LeBron's "Decision" Watched By Nearly 10 Million People
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Nielsen Co. estimates that 9.95 million people watched LeBron James announce on ESPN that he's leaving Cleveland to play for the Miami Heat, making it the third-most-watched program on cable television this year.
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Post 285 Ends Regular Season With Rout
The Galesburg American Legion Baseball Team ends the regular season on a winning note, and on a big winning note at that.
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Galesburg Men's All-City Starts Saturday
The annual Galesburg Men's All-City Golf Tournament begins Saturday at Soangetaha Country Club.
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Defending Champ Leads John Deere Classic By One
SILVIS, Ill. (AP) -- Defending champion Steve Stricker has broken the 36-hole record at the John Deere Classic, giving him a one-stroke lead heading into Saturday's third round.
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Busch Wins Nationwide Series Race at Chicagoland
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) -- Kyle Busch pounced on Joey Logano on a restart in overtime, then pulled away to win the Nationwide series race at Chicagoland Speedway.
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McMurray Wins Pole Position for Chicagoland -- SATURDAY'S RACE ON THE RADIO
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) -- Jamie McMurray has won the pole position for Saturday night's race at Chicagoland Speedway.
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Wainwright, Holliday Lift Cards Over Astros
HOUSTON (AP) -- Adam Wainwright pitched eight scoreless innings and Matt Holliday hit a three-run homer to help the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Houston Astros 8-0 Friday night.
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Dodgers Beat Cubs Behind Martin, Billingsley
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Russell Martin hit a three-run homer, All-Star Andre Ethier had a pair of RBI singles and Casey Blake drove in two runs, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 9-7 Friday night.
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Peavy Done for Season
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago White Sox pitcher Jake Peavy is done for the season.
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White Sox Win Sixth Straight
CHICAGO (AP) -- Mark Buehrle pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and A.J. Pierzynski hit two homers Friday night, sending the Chicago White Sox to their sixth straight victory, 8-2 over the Kansas City Royals.
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AP Source: Kyle Korver Leaving Utah for Bulls
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- A person familiar with the situation says Kyle Korver is following Carlos Boozer from Utah to Chicago after agreeing to sign with the Bulls.
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Boozer: Teams Can't Fear Heat
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Carlos Boozer likes what he sees in Chicago, even without former teammate LeBron James on the roster.
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Welcome to Miami, LeBron, As Heat Begin the Party
MIAMI (AP) -- Dressed in his new Heat uniform, LeBron James took a look at his new home crowd and grinned.
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Cavs Get Future Picks for LeBron
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Cavaliers made sure they got something back for LeBron James.
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Iowa DE Arrested on Drunken Driving Charges
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa defensive end Broderick Binns was arrested early Friday and charged with drunken driving.
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59 Shot in JDC Opening Round
SILVIS, Ill. (AP) -- Paul Goydos has become only the fourth player to shoot a 59 at a PGA Tour event.
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PGA Tour Rookie Denies Pot Possession
SILVIS, Ill. (AP) -- PGA Tour rookie Matt Every has denied possessing marijuana following his arrest at an Iowa casino two days before playing in a tournament.
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Rockies Complete Sweep of Cards
DENVER (AP) -- Ubaldo Jimenez became the first pitcher to reach 15 wins before the All-Star break in 10 years, allowing three hits over eight innings, and the Colorado Rockies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 Thursday.
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Dodgers Beat Cubs in Series Opener
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Rafael Furcal hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the seventh inning to lift Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Chicago Cubs 3-2 in their series opener Thursday night.
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Danks Blanks Angels
CHICAGO (AP) -- John Danks held the Angels hitless for six innings before finishing with a two-hitter Thursday, and the surging Chicago White Sox beat Los Angeles 1-0 for a four-game sweep and their 22nd victory in 27 games.
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Cheers in Miami, Jeers in Cleveland
MIAMI (AP) -- In Cleveland, they set LeBron James jerseys on fire. In South Florida, fans spilled into streets, thrusting their arms high with joy.
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Cavs Owner Blasts LeBron
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert says LeBron James "quit" during the playoffs and should be accountable for his actions.
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Bulls Sign Boozer
CHICAGO (AP) -- Carlos Boozer is now officially with the Chicago Bulls.
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Wizards, Bulls Make Hinrich Swap Official
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Guard Kirk Hinrich and first-round draft pick Kevin Seraphin have been traded to the Washington Wizards by Chicago in a swap that frees up salary space for the Bulls.
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Real Salt Lake Blanks Chicago Fire
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) -- World Cup veteran Robbie Findley's penalty kick goal late in the first half and Nick Rimando's fifth straight shutout gave Real Salt Lake a 1-0 victory over the Chicago Fire on Thursday night.
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Funeral Services Set for Bob Probert
DETROIT (AP) -- Friends and family will mourn the passing of retired Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks tough guy Bob Probert.
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Illini Player Picked for Team USA
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois center Mike Tisdale will be part of a USA Basketball select team that will help train the national team for the FIBA World Championships in August in Turkey.
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