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Bulls to Unveil Pippen Statue
CHICAGO (AP) -- Just like Mike, Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen will get a statue at the United Center in Chicago.
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Local Sports Roundup 8/23/10 and Tuesday's Schedule
Local golf teams continue their winning ways.
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Pujols' 3-Run Homer Carries Cards Past Pirates
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Albert Pujols hit a three-run home run one pitch after injured Pirates starter Ross Ohlendorf was pulled during a four-run St. Louis first inning, and the Cardinals moved to within a game of the NL wild card lead by beating Pittsburgh 10-2 on Monday night.
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1st Win for Quade as Cubs Beat Nationals
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Mike Quade got his first major league win, and so did Casey Coleman. The post-Piniella Chicago Cubs are off to quite a start.
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Sosa Says Cubs Don't Care About Him
CHICAGO (AP) -- Retired slugger Sammy Sosa is upset with the Chicago Cubs for not retiring his No. 21 jersey, telling a magazine that the organization doesn't care about him.
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Frazier Joins Illinis Staff as Grad Assistant
CHAMPAIGN (AP) -- Former Illinois guard Chester Frazier has rejoined the team as a graduate assistant.
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Bradford to Start Thursday for Rams
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- No. 1 draft pick Sam Bradford will get his first start with the St. Louis Rams this week.
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Local Sports Schedule for 8/23/10; GHS Golf Picks Up Win
The fall sports schedules begin to get busier as the all of the area high schools will have begun classes by midweek.
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Tiger Woods, Wife Officially Divorced
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) -- Tiger Woods and his wife are officially divorced.
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Woods, Nordegren Statement on Divorce
(AP) -- Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren issued a joint statement through their attorneys on Monday regarding their divorce.
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Piniella Boys Out With a Dud, Braves Rout Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Lou Piniella waved goodbye Sunday, bowing as out the Cubs' manager and ending a career that spanned five decades after the Atlanta Braves routed Chicago 16-5.
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Garcia Masters Giants in Cards' 9-0 Win
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jaime Garcia threw a three-hitter for his first career shutout and fellow rookie Allen Craig hit a two-run home run for the St. Louis Cardinals in a 9-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday.
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Royals End 3-Game Marathon With White Sox With Victory
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Jason Kendall hit a game-ending single with two outs in the 10th inning, giving the Kansas City Royals a 3-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday in the teams' third extra-inning game in less than 24 hours.
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Rams Sign Former Missouri Star
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Former Missouri wide receiver Danario Alexander has signed a free agent contract with the St. Louis Rams.
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Cards Pick Up Win After Five Strainght Losses
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Chris Carpenter outdueled Tim Lincecum, newcomer Pedro Feliz drove in two runs and the St. Louis Cardinals snapped a five game losing streak by beating the San Francisco Giants 5-1 Saturday night.
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Close Call for Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Cubs held on to beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Saturday.
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Sox, Royals Split Double Header
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Juan Pierre's two out RBI double in the 10th lifted the Chicago White Sox to a 7-6 victory over the Kansas City Royals and a split of their doubleheader Saturday night.
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Urlacher Out, Bears Lose
CHICAGO (AP) -- Oakland reserve linebacker Slade Norris recovered a muffed punt in the end zone for a go ahead TD and later blocked a punt for a safety Saturday night, leading the Raiders to a 32-17 preseason victory over the Chicago Bears.
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Making Nascar History
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) -- Kyle Busch drove into the NASCAR record books with a victory on the high banked, half mile Bristol Motor Speedway to complete a historic driving trifecta.
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Breaking Records at Pan Pacific Championships
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) -- Ryan Lochte earned his sixth gold medal at the Pan Pacific championships, just missing lowering his own world record in the 200 meter individual medley.
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U.S. Women Dominate in Water Polo World Cup
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) -- The United States took an early six goal lead and held on for a 6-3 win over Australia in the women's water polo World Cup final Sunday, the Americans' first title since the inaugural event in 1979.
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Cardinals Handed 5th Loss in a Row
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Rookie Madison Bumgarner pitched into the eighth inning and the San Francisco Giants got home runs from Pablo Sandoval and Aubrey Huff, sending the St. Louis Cardinals to their season-worst fifth straight loss.
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Braves Take Cubs Friday
CHICAGO (AP) -- Rick Ankiel hit a bases loaded triple off a wild Carlos Marmol with two out in the ninth inning, sending Derrek Lee and the Atlanta Braves to a victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday.
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Rain Causes Sox Postponement
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox at Kansas City Royals game has been postponed by rain and rescheduled as part of a doubleheader Saturday beginning at 7:10 p.m. EDT.
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14 Year Old Attempts World-Round Sail
PORTIMAO, Portugal (AP) -- Representatives for a 14 year old Dutch sailor who is determined to become the youngest person to sail around the world solo say she is still set to depart from Portugal despite almost windless conditions.
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Discussions for Youth Olympic Competitions
SINGAPORE (AP) -- The International Olympic Committee says 17 countries have expressed interest in hosting future Youth Olympics.
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Williams Out of U.S. Open
UNDATED (AP) -- Serena Williams has pulled out of the U.S. Open.
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Johnson Wins 6th Sprint Cup this Year
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) -- Jimmie Johnson edged Carl Edwards for the pole in Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup race.
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Phelps Wins Third Gold in Competition
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) -- Michael Phelps led all the way in winning the 100-meter butterfly at the Pan Pacific championships.
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Stanley Cup at State Fair
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Add the Illinois State Fair to the many locales visited by the Stanley Cup.
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