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White Sox Rout Verlander, Tigers
DETROIT (AP) -- Gavin Floyd allowed six hits into the eighth inning, outpitching Justin Verlander and leading the Chicago White Sox to an 8-2 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.
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Dempster Leads Cubs Over Marlins
CHICAGO (AP) -- Ryan Dempster pitched four-hit ball over eight scoreless innings, and the Chicago Cubs overcame another shaky performance by Carlos Marmol to beat Florida 2-1, snapping the Marlins' season-high, six-game winning streak on Friday.
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Cubs Sign Bush to Minor League Deal
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs have agreed to a minor-league deal with veteran pitcher Dave Bush.
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Blackhawks Star Kane Has Fractured Wrist
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane has a fractured left wrist and will need 6-8 weeks to recover.
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NFL and Players: We're Making Progress
NEW YORK (AP) -- The NFL and its players are making progress on a deal to restart pro football and save the 2011 season.
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Retirees Press for Inclusion in NFL Labor Talks
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Hall of Fame defensive end Carl Eller says retired NFL players were "not looking for a fight" when they filed a lawsuit against the league and the players' union earlier this month.
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Busch Stadium Preps for U2 Concert
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals' clubhouse will be the only area off-limits to U2 at Sunday's Busch Stadium concert.
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U of I Lineman Pleads Not Guilty in Attack
URBANA, Ill. (AP) -- A University of Illinois football player has pleaded not guilty to felony aggravated battery in an incident in which two men say he attacked them.
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Marlins Score 6 in 9th, Beat Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Pinch-hitter Greg Dobbs delivered a two-run double against closer Carlos Marmol, and the Florida Marlins scored six times in the ninth inning to rally for a 6-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday night that extended their season-high winning streak to six games.
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Local Sports Roundup 7/13/11
Legion Tournament Update, and Galesburg Athletic Changes
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Fielder HR Propels NL to Consecutive All-Star Wins
PHOENIX (AP) -- Prince Fielder hit a three-run homer, Roy Halladay and his relief stayed in control and the National League beat the AL 5-1 in the All-Star game Tuesday night for its first two-game winning streak since the mid-1990s.
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Cardinals Sign Garcia to 4-Year Deal
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals solidified their rotation for the future, signing left-hander Jaime Garcia to a four-year contract extension Wednesday with club options for a fifth and sixth season.
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Martz: Bears Could Be Ready Quickly for Hall Game
CHICAGO (AP) -- The way Mike Martz sees it, the Chicago Bears could play in the Hall of Fame game on a day's notice if necessary.
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Blues Sign Forward to 1-Year Deal
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The Blues have signed forward Jonathan Cheechoo to a one-year contract.
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Brady, P. Manning, Brees: It's Time for NFL Deal
NEW YORK (AP) -- Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Drew Brees say "it is time" for NFL owners and players to wrap up negotiations on a deal to end the league's lockout.
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AP Sources: NBA Players to Get Escrow Money Back
NEW YORK (AP) -- Two people with knowledge of the situation say locked-out NBA players will have their escrow money returned to them for the first time because salaries fell below 57 percent of league revenues last season.
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Local Sports Roundup 7/11/11
All-City Golf has new leader, and Post 285 Gears Up for Postseason.
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White Sox Hope to Regroup, Deliver on Promise
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox were the fashionable pick in the American League Central, the team that seemed poised to jump to the top of the division.
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As Jeter Stays Away, Hurt Stars Show Up in Arizona
PHOENIX (AP) -- Much is being made of the big names absent from this year's All-Star game, yet some who are hurt came anyway to show their support for the game and its fans.
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Halladay, Weaver Get Starting All-Star Nods
PHOENIX (AP) -- This year's All-Star game is filled with so many good pitchers, it's almost as if the two managers couldn't go wrong in picking a starter.
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Hundreds Gather for Funeral of Texas Fan Who Fell
BROWNWOOD, Texas (AP) -- A funeral procession is under way in Brownwood, Texas, for 39-year-old Shannon Stone, who was fatally injured trying to catch a souvenir baseball at a Texas Rangers game.
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Lawyers in NFL Labor Dispute to Meet
NEW YORK (AP) -- Lawyers for the two sides in the NFL's labor dispute are meeting separately Monday before getting together later in the day.
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Stricker Wins Deere Classic for 3rd Straight Year
SILVIS, Ill. (AP) -- Steve Stricker sank a 25-foot putt from off the 18th green Sunday to win the John Deere Classic for the third straight year.
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Cardinals Beat DBacks
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jaime Garcia won for the sixth time at home and David Freese homered for the first time since April 12, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-2 on Sunday for a four-game split heading into the All-Star break.
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Bucs Beat Cubs
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Andrew McCutchen homered and drove in five runs, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 9-1 on Sunday to enter the All-Star break with their best record in 19 years.
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Twins Beat White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Anthony Swarzak dominated over six innings, and the Minnesota Twins got back to beating the Chicago White Sox with a 6-3 victory on Sunday.
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Blackhawks Agree on 2 Deals
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed on a one-year contract with forward Rob Klinkhammer and a two-year deal with goaltender Alec Richards.
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Blackhawks, Stalberg Agree to 2-Year Deal
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Blackhawks and forward Viktor Stalberg have agreed on a two-year contract.
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Legion Ends Regular Season With 30 Wins
The last two home games of the regular season for the Galesburg American Legion Baseball team were winners.
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Stricker Takes 2-Stroke Lead in Deere Classic
SILVIS, Ill. (AP) -- Steve Stricker has assumed a familiar spot atop the John Deere Classic leaderboard, shooting an 8-under-par 63 on Saturday to go up by two strokes after three rounds.
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