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Cardinals Top Cubs for Sweep
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Lance Lynn won his 12th game with six spotless innings, and Matt Holliday and Carlos Beltran homered on consecutive pitches to put the finishing touches on the St. Louis Cardinals' 7-0 victory Sunday that completed a three-game sweep of the Chicago Cubs.
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Santo Inducted Into Baseball Hall of Fame
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- The late Ron Santo, star third baseman for the Chicago Cubs and later a broadcaster for the team, has been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.
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Cabrera Hits 300th HR as Tigers Beat Sox
DETROIT (AP) -- Miguel Cabrera homered twice, reaching the 300 mark for his career and helping the Detroit Tigers finish a three-game sweep of the Chicago White Sox with a 6-4 victory Sunday.
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Sadler Holds Off Stenhouse for Win at Chicagoland
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) -- Elliott Sadler held off a charge by Ricky Stenhouse Jr. on a green-white-checker finish to win the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland Speedway on Sunday.
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Local Sports Roundup 7/22/12
All-City Golf Wraps Up Sunday, and Galesburg 10-Year-Olds Move On in Ripken Tournament
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Cardinals' Record-Tying 7th Whips Cubs
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jake Westbrook worked seven innings of three-hit ball and the St. Louis Cardinals finally backed him -- and then some -- by tying a 76-year-old major league record with seven doubles in a 12-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night.
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GM Says Cardinals Will be Buyer
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- General manager John Mozeliak says the St. Louis Cardinals will be buyers at the trade deadline despite a slow start to the second half of the season.
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Tigers Take Over First with Win Over White Sox
DETROIT (AP) -- Rick Porcello pitched brilliantly into the ninth inning, and the Detroit Tigers took over first place in the AL Central on Saturday with a 7-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox.
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White Sox Acquire Reliever from Houston
DETROIT (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox have acquired Houston reliever Brett Myers for two minor league pitchers and a player to be named.
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Floyd About to Return, Crain Activated
DETROIT (AP) -- Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura says right-hander Gavin Floyd should be ready to pitch Monday after recovering from right elbow tendinitis.
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NCAA to Announce "Corrective" Measures for Penn St.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The NCAA says it will levy "corrective and punitive measures" against Penn State in the wake of the child sex-abuse scandal involving former football assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.
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Paterno Statue Taken Down
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- The famed statue of Penn State coach Joe Paterno has been taken down from outside the football stadium.
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Paterno Kin: Victims Not Served By Removing Statue
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- The family of late coach Joe Paterno says the removal of his statue from outside Penn State's football stadium "does not serve the victims" of the sex abuse scandal that has engulfed the university.
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Hall of Fame Honor Tim McCarver, Bob Elliott
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- On the day before Barry Larkin and the late Ron Santo are inducted into the Hall of Fame, Tim McCarver and Bob Elliott were the center of attention.
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Local Sports Roundup 7/21/12
Women's All-City Golf Champ named, and local baseball scores.
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Cardinals End Dempster's Run, Beat Cubs
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Kyle Lohse worked seven strong innings and the St. Louis Cardinals' slumbering offense ended Ryan Dempster's 33-inning scoreless streak with a three-run first in a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night.
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Verlander Leads Tigers Past White Sox
DETROIT (AP) -- Justin Verlander shut down the White Sox after the third inning, and the Detroit Tigers backed their ace with timely hitting in a 4-2 victory over Chicago on Friday night in the opener of a big three-game series.
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Hossa Back Training After Hit in Playoffs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago forward Marian Hossa says he's recovering on schedule from a brutal hit that ended his season in Game 3 of the Blackhawks' opening-round playoff series loss to Phoenix in April.
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Rose Eyeing Return to Court
CHICAGO (AP) -- Bulls star Derrick Rose expects to return to the court soon.
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Thome Passes Sosa with 610th Homer
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Jim Thome hit his 610th home run to pass Sammy Sosa and move into seventh place on the all-time list.
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Jeremy Lin Lands in Houston
HOUSTON (AP) -- Jeremy Lin figured he'd be having this kind of news conference in New York.
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F Radmanovic Joins Bulls
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Free agent forward Vladimir Radmanovic has agreed to a contract with the Chicago Bulls.
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Blues Sign Oshie to 5-year Contract
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Blues have signed forward T.J. Oshie to a five-year contract.
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Bears DT Collins Suspended 1 Game
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The NFL says Chicago Bears defensive tackle Nate Collins has been suspended without pay for the upcoming season opener for violating its substance abuse program.
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Ross' 3-run HR in 9th Wins it for Red Sox
BOSTON (AP) -- Cody Ross hit a three-run homer with one out in the bottom of the ninth to give the Boston Red Sox a 3-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night.
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Cubs Acquire RHP Germano from Red Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs have acquired right-hander Justin Germano from the Boston Red Sox for cash.
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Maholm Wins Again as Cubs Top Marlins 4-2
CHICAGO (AP) -- Paul Maholm pitched eight innings, Alfonso Soriano homered and the Cubs beat the Miami Marlins 4-2 Thursday, ruining Mark Buehrle's return to Chicago.
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Cardinals P Carpenter has Shoulder Surgery
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter is expected to be back for the 2013 season after surgery Thursday to repair a nerve injury in his right shoulder.
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Post 285 Wins Two to Advance
The Galesburg Post-285 Legion baseball team won two games Thursday to advance to the championship round of the District 15 Tournament.
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Britian Puts 1,200 More Troops on Olympics Standby
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's top official in charge of the Olympics says 1,200 extra UK troops have been put on standby for the 2012 London Games.
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