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Bob Probert's Family to Publish Player's Memoir
TORONTO (AP) -- The family of Bob Probert has decided to proceed with a memoir the longtime NHL enforcer was working on before his death.
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Abingdon School Board Approves Football Assignments, Concession Stand Renovation
The Abingdon School Board has approved a number of coaching changes to their district's football team.
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Suspensions Issued for Cards/Reds Brawl
NEW YORK (AP) -- Cincinnati Reds pitcher Johnny Cueto has been suspended for seven games for his actions during a brawl with the St. Louis Cardinals, and both managers were suspended for two games.
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Bears Place Running Back on Injured Reserve
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have placed rookie running back Harvey Unga on injured reserve, meaning he won't play this season.
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Illini Hoops Schedule includes NC, Gonzaga, Texas
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois' non-conference schedule includes five teams that made the NCAA Tournament last season and trips to New York City, Seattle, Chicago and St. Louis.
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White Sox Beat Twins to Tie for First
CHICAGO (AP) -- John Danks pitched eight sharp innings and the Chicago White Sox beat Minnesota 6-1 on Wednesday night to move back into a first-place tie in the AL Central with the Twins.
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Guillen: Twins No Longer Piranhas
CHICAGO (AP) -- Piranhas, no more.
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Burrell's Steady Bat Lifts Giants Again Over Cubs
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Pat Burrell hit a go-ahead solo homer in the eighth inning after an earlier two-run single, Aaron Rowand also homered and the San Francisco Giants beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Wednesday night.
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Cubs Call Up Infielder from Triple-A
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs have purchased the contract of infielder Darwin Barney from Triple-A Iowa.
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Giants Acquire Fontenot from Cubs
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The San Francisco Giants looked only as far as the visitor's clubhouse to add infield depth, acquiring Mike Fontenot from the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night.
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Cards Beat Reds For Telling Sweep
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Colby Rasmus hit his first career grand slam, Adam Wainwright dazzled again and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-1 on Wednesday, completing a three-game sweep that changed the standings and made their point.
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North Fulton Wildcat Becomes a CSC Charger
Carl Sandburg College women's basketball head coach Mike Bailey has announced that Courtney McKown, London Mills, has committed to play basketball and softball for the Chargers during the 2010-11 season.
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Scots Football Ranked by D3 Website
Just days before the players arrive on campus, the Monmouth College football team has been ranked in the D3football.com preseason poll.
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Cards Call Up Catcher, Expect Discipline
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals have called up a catcher because they're not sure how long Jason LaRue will be sidelined by injuries sustained in a brawl with the Cincinnati Reds.
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Cardinals Brawl With Reds, Beat Them
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Yadier Molina jawed with Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips in the first inning Tuesday night, sparking a benches-clearing fight, and the Cardinals followed their catcher's lead to an 8-4 victory that moved St. Louis back into first place in the NL Central.
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Cubs Beat Giants, Lincecum
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Starlin Castro drove in three runs, Kosuke Fukudome homered and the Chicago Cubs battered San Francisco ace Tim Lincecum in an 8-6 win over the Giants on Tuesday night.
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Twins Beat White Sox For AL Central Lead
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jim Thome hit his 579th homer, Joe Mauer had three more hits and the Minnesota Twins took sole possession of the AL Central lead by beating the Chicago White Sox 12-6 on Tuesday night.
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Guillen: White Sox Deserve More Respect
CHICAGO (AP) -- White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen apparently thinks his team isn't getting enough respect.
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Bradley Names Practice Court After J.J. Anderson
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Bradley University has named its new basketball practice court after a former player who led the Braves to the National Invitation Tournament championship in 1982 and two MVC championships in four years.
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Illini Look to Rebound With New QB, Coaches
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Juice Williams isn't at the University of Illinois any more, and the guy who will replace him was barely a blip on the Illini roster a year ago.
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For Northwestern, Bowl Win Would Be Neat Trick
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- Northwestern heads into this season hoping to make its third straight bowl appearance, which would be a first.
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Iowa Has 2 Nationwide Stops in 2011
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Iowa Speedway is on track to host two Nationwide Series races in 2011.
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CSC Adds Three More to Softball Team
Carl Sandburg College softball head coach Todd Winkler has announced that Christie Kondzela, Antigo, Wis., Chelsea Day, Crawfordsville, Ind., and Jessica Strauch, Peru, Ill., have committed to play softball for the Chargers during the 2010-11 season.
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Schumaker Hits Grand Slam as Cards Beat Reds
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Skip Schumaker hit his first career grand slam during St. Louis Cardinals' biggest inning of the season, supplying more than enough runs for right-hander Chris Carpenter to beat the Cincinnati Reds for the ninth time in a row, 7-3 on Monday night.
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Sacrifice Fly in 11th Lifts Giants Over Cubs
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Carlos Zambrano matched his career-high with seven walks in his first start since a June 25 dugout blowup and ensuing banishment, and his short-handed Chicago Cubs lost to the San Francisco Giants 4-3 in 11 innings Monday night long after he left the game.
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Cubs' Silva Undergoes Heart Procedure
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Carlos Silva has undergone a procedure called cardiac ablation to correct a problem with his heart rate.
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Homes Lifts Orioles Over White Sox
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Brian Roberts hit his first home run of the season leading off the 10th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles continued their uncanny run of success under new manager Buck Showalter with a 3-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night.
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Mariners Turn First Triple Play in 15 Years
SEATTLE (AP) -- The Seattle Mariners have turned their first triple play in 15 years.
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Bears Beef Up Backfield
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) -- Running back Matt Forte no longer needs to be the Chicago Bears' iron man.
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Pippen to Be Introduced by Jordan at Hall Ceremony
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- Fittingly, Scottie Pippen will have Michael Jordan by his side again when he goes into the Hall of Fame.
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