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Rams, Draft Pick, Agree to Contract
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Rams have signed second-round draft pick Rodger Saffold, a tackle expected to be a cornerstone of the offensive line for years to come.
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Blackhawks Resign Two
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Blackhawks have re-signed left wing Bryan Bickell to a three-year contract and right wing Jack Skille to a one-year contract.
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Capitals Acquire Enforcer From St. Louis
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) -- The Washington Capitals have acquired enforcer D.J. King from the St. Louis Blues for prospect Stefan Della Rovere.
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Flooding Won't Doom Bandits Baseball
There will be baseball in Davenport Wednesday despite floodwaters in the area of Modern Woodmen Park.
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Beltran Wrecks Wainwright; Mets Beat Cards
NEW YORK (AP) -- Carlos Beltran gained a small measure of revenge against Adam Wainwright as the New York Mets suddenly broke loose Tuesday night, roughing up the St. Louis ace in an 8-2 romp over the Cardinals.
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Grand Slam Helps Astros Beat Cubs
HOUSTON (AP) -- Brett Myers pitched a complete game, Lance Berkman hit his first grand slam since 2008 and the Houston Astros beat the Chicago Cubs 6-1 on Tuesday night.
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Ramierz Helps White Sox Pound Mariners
CHICAGO (AP) -- Alexei Ramirez, Andruw Jones and Paul Konerko homered, powering Gavin Floyd and the Chicago White Sox to an 11-0 victory over the woeful Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
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White Sox to Retire Frank Thomas' #35
CHICAGO (AP) -- The White Sox are retiring the No. 35 of Frank Thomas, who is rejoining Chicago as a team ambassador.
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Rams Optimistic Bradford Will Sign
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Rams are optimistic they'll sign No. 1 overall pick Sam Bradford soon, perhaps by Thursday when quarterbacks and rookies are due for their first training camp workout.
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AP Source: Bengals Reach Deal With TO
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Cincinnati Bengals have agreed to a contract with receiver Terrell Owens, who is expected to report to training camp in a couple of days, a person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press.
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NASCAR Team Owner OK After Plane Crash
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- NASCAR team owner Jack Roush is OK after he was involved in a plane crash in Wisconsin, Roush Fenway Racing president Geoff Smith tells The Associated Press.
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Iowa State Player Charged in Credit Card Case
AMES, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa State defensive back David Sims has been charged with unauthorized use of a credit card.
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Cubs Beat Astros
HOUSTON (AP) -- Geovany Soto drove in two runs and Alfonso Soriano had two doubles and an RBI to help the Chicago Cubs beat the Houston Astros 5-2 on Monday night.
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Soto Leaves Cubs Game With Injury
HOUSTON (AP) -- Chicago Cubs catcher Geovany Soto bruised his left foot and left the game in the middle of the sixth inning against the Houston Astros on Monday night.
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Zambrano Apologizes for Outburst
CHICAGO (AP) -- Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano has apologized for his dugout tirade last month during a television interview.
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Danks Lead White Sox Past Mariners
CHICAGO (AP) -- John Danks pitched eight solid innings to win his fourth consecutive start, helping the Chicago White Sox beat Felix Hernandez and the Seattle Mariners 6-1 on Monday night.
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Another No-Hitter Pitched
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Matt Garza has tossed the fifth no-hitter of the baseball season and the first in Tampa Bay Rays' history.
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Bears Sign QB
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have signed quarterback Mike Teel to a two-year contract.
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McGrady Works Out with Bulls
CHICAGO (AP) -- Seven-time All-Star Tracy McGrady has worked out for the Chicago Bulls with hopes of landing with the team he turned down a decade earlier.
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Osborne: If Big 10 AD's Ask, He'll Give Opinions
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Nebraska's Tom Osborne will go to the Big Ten athletic director's meetings next month with a sense of humility that would seem to belie his stature as one of the giants in college football history.
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AP Source: NASCAR Fines Drivers for Comments
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- NASCAR has fined at least two of its star drivers this season for making critical comments about the racing series, The Associated Press has learned.
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Tributes Pour In Following Death of GHS Coach John Chapman
Mourning continues over the death of Galesburg High School wrestling coach John Chapman over the weekend.
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Galesburg Eliminated From Babe Ruth Tournament
After winning their opener of the 14-year-old state tournament Thursday, Galesburg's team bowed out of the event with a pair of narrow losses over the weekend.
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Lopez Hits Go-Ahead HR As Cards Beat Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Felipe Lopez hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the 11th inning to help the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Sunday night and avoid a weekend sweep.
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Manager Whitey Herzog Inducted into Baseball HOF
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- Former St. Louis Cardinals manager Whitey Herzog has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
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A's Beat White Sox
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Dallas Braden won for the first time in 10 starts since his perfect game May 9, ending a five-game losing streak during that span in the Oakland Athletics' 6-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.
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Zambrano Likely to Join Cubs at Colorado
CHICAGO (AP) -- Carlos Zambrano will likely make one more appearance with Triple-A Iowa before rejoining the Chicago Cubs next weekend.
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Cubs Job Interests Bobby Valentine
CHICAGO (AP) -- Count Bobby Valentine among those who would like to manage the Chicago Cubs.
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Slugger Andre Dawson Inducted into Baseball HOF
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- Former Montreal and Chicago Cubs star Andre Dawson has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
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McMurray Wins Brickyard After Montoya Falters
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Jamie McMurray has become just the third driver to win both the Daytona 500 and The Brickyard in the same season, capitalizing Sunday when teammate Juan Pablo Montoya suffered a second consecutive heartbreak at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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