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Rams Sign Mark Clayton
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Rams re-signed Mark Clayton, the wide receiver who needed an extra month to recover from knee surgery.
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Westbrook's Slam Lifts Cardinals Over Brewers 8-3
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Cardinals starter Jake Westbrook hit a grand slam to lead St. Louis to an 8-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night.
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Twins Hold On For 7-6 Win Over White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jason Kubel and Luke Hughes homered during Minnesota's six-run first inning, and the Twins beat the White Sox 7-6 on Wednesday to snap Chicago's five-game winning streak.
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Bumgarner Dazzles As Giants Beat Cubs, Avoid Sweep
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Madison Bumgarner matched his career high with 11 strikeouts, Jeff Keppinger and Pablo Sandoval hit consecutive homers in the fourth inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Chicago Cubs 4-0 on Wednesday to snap a three-game skid and avoid a sweep.
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Cardinals Slow Down Brewers, Win 2-1
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Edwin Jackson pitched seven solid innings and singled home the go-ahead run to help the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Tuesday night.
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Soriano Hits Long Homer As Cubs Top Giants 5-2
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Alfonso Soriano drove in two runs and hit one of the longest homers at AT&T Park, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 5-2 win over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night.
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De Aza Drives In 4 As White Sox Top Twins 8-6
CHICAGO (AP) -- Alejandro De Aza drove in a career-high four runs to lead the Chicago White Sox to an 8-6 win over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.
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Guillen Would Like To Return To White Sox In 2012
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen says he'd like to return to the club in 2012 and that he'd do so only if given a contract extension.
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RB Chester Taylor Practices With Bears
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Chester Taylor was back practicing with the Chicago Bears on Tuesday, a day after he left the team's headquarters thinking he had been cut.
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James, Carmelo Help Pack The House For Exhibition
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Even during a lockout, the NBA still packs plenty of drawing power.
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Suspended Illini LB Williams Back With Scout Team
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois coach Ron Zook says junior linebacker Ashante Williams has started practicing with the scout team after he was charged with drunken driving and suspended from the team.
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Cubs Blank Slumping Giants 7-0
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Randy Wells pitched a two-hitter for his first career complete game, and Chicago hit four home runs, three off San Francisco ace Tim Lincecum _ as the Cubs beat the Giants 7-0 on Monday night.
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Buehrle Makes Quick Work Of Twins For White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Mark Buehrle pitched four-hit ball into the eighth inning and Tyler Flowers drove in two runs as the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 3-0 Monday night.
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Bears Waive DE Gholston
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have waived defensive end Vernon Gholston and four other players.
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Lohse Gets 100th Career Win, Cards Beat Pirates
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Kyle Lohse went a workmanlike five innings for his 100th career win and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-4 Sunday.
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Viciedo Hits 3-Run HR In Return, White Sox Win
SEATTLE (AP) -- Dayan Viciedo made a sudden impact in his return to the majors, hitting a three-run homer in his season debut as the Chicago White Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 9-3 Sunday for a sweep.
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Greinke Stays Perfect At Home, Brewers Win Again
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Zack Greinke pitched effectively into the eighth to remain perfect at home, Corey Hart homered for the second time in as many days and the Milwaukee Brewers swept the Chicago Cubs with a 3-2 win on Sunday.
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California Beats Japan 2-1 To Take LLWS
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) -- Nick Pratto singled with two outs and the bases loaded to give Huntington Beach, Calif., a 2-1 victory Sunday over Hamamatsu City, Japan, and win the Little League World Series.
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Keselowski Grabs 3rd Win Of Season At Bristol
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) -- Brad Keselowski moved a step closer to making the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship by winning Saturday night's race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
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Rookie Has 90-Yard TD As Titans Edge Bears 14-13
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Seventh-round draft pick Tommie Campbell returned an interception 90 yards for a touchdown, and the Tennessee Titans rallied to beat the Chicago Bears 14-13 on Saturday night.
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Pirates Trounce Carpenter, Cardinals 7-0
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Brad Lincoln pitched six scoreless innings and participated in the Pittsburgh Pirates' smackdown of Chris Carpenter with an RBI double and walk in a 7-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday.
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Gallardo Fans 10, Fielder Homers, Brewers Top Cubs
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Yovani Gallardo matched a season high with 10 strikeouts over seven innings and Prince Fielder hit a 443-foot homer before the Brewers bullpen held on in Milwaukee's 6-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night.
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Danks Goes Distance As White Sox Top Mariners 3-0
SEATTLE (AP) -- John Danks threw a three-hitter and struck out ten to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 3-0 win over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.
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White Sox Place Quentin On DL
SEATTLE (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox have put outfielder Carlos Quentin on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained left shoulder.
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California To Face Japan For LLWS Title
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) -- The Little League World Series title game matchup is set, with Huntington Beach, Calif., playing Hamamatsu City, Japan, on Sunday.
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Bradford Sharp As Rams Hold Off Chiefs 14-10
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Sam Bradford led the St. Louis Rams to a pair of touchdowns, and their defense made life miserable for Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel in a 14-10 preseason victory Friday night.
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Cardinals Beat Pirates 5-4
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Lance Berkman hit a go-ahead two-run home run in the eighth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals overcame a pair of deficits to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates on 5-4 on Friday night.
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Furcal Batting 8th Again For Cardinals
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Struggling Rafael Furcal, one of the St. Louis Cardinals' trade deadline pickups, batted eighth for the second straight game.
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Lillibridge's HR Gives White Sox 4-2 Win Over M's
SEATTLE (AP) -- Brent Lillibridge hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the fifth inning, Jake Peavy pitched six strong innings for just his second win since late June and the Chicago White Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Friday night.
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Braun, Brewers Rally To Beat Cubs, 5-2
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Ryan Braun hit a go-ahead double in the fifth and Milwaukee scored three runs on the play when Darwin Barney made his second error of the inning, rallying the Milwaukee Brewers to a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night for their 25th win in the last 30 games.
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Former NBA Player Crittenton Charged With Murder
ATLANTA (AP) -- Police say former NBA player Javaris Crittenton has been charged with murder after a woman was shot on an Atlanta street.
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BYU's Davies Reinstated For Upcoming Season
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Brigham Young University has reinstated junior center Brandon Davies after a six-month suspension from the basketball team and university.
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High School football scores for August 26th
Week #1 of the 2011 season
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Kurt Busch Passes On Nationwide Race At Bristol
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) -- Kurt Busch says he declined an offer from Penske Racing to replace teammate Brad Keselowski in the Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
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Notre Dame Starts Aerial Lift Safety Program
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- The University of Notre Dame has started a campaign publicizing the hazards of aerial lifts as part of its settlement with the state of Indiana over safety violations in the death of a student videographer at football practice last year.
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Soldier Field Getting New Sod
CHICAGO (AP) -- Soldier Field is getting new sod.
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Jim Thome Traded Back To Cleveland
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Jim Thome has accepted a trade to the Cleveland Indians from the Minnesota Twins.
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Freese, Holiday Lead Cards Past Pirates
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- David Freese had a go-ahead two-run single in the fifth and Matt Holliday hit a three-run homer, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to an 8-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday night.
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McCann's 2 HRs Lift Braves Over Cubs 8-3
CHICAGO (AP) -- Brian McCann homered twice and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 8-3 Thursday.

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Pearl: NCAA Made Him Example To Other Coaches
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Bruce Pearl says he knows he is serving as the NCAA's example to other coaches of what not to do when facing investigation.
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Before Meeting, Union Shows Members What NBA Wants
NEW YORK (AP) -- Negotiators for NBA owners and players will likely meet again next week. And the league will have to offer something different to interest the players.
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Selig: Wrigley Field Has All-Star Game "Appeal"
CHICAGO (AP) -- Commissioner Bud Selig said the prospect of holding the 2014 All-Star Game at Wrigley Field in its centennial year is an ``appealing'' choice.
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Weaver, Angels Rout WSox 8-0 In 6th Straight Win
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Jered Weaver pitched seven innings of four-hit ball in his first start since signing an $85 million contract extension, and Erick Aybar drove in three runs in the Los Angeles Angels' sixth straight victory, 8-0 over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.
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Soriano Homers To Back Wells As Cubs Top Braves
CHICAGO (AP) -- Alfonso Soriano homered, Randy Wells pitched effectively into the seventh and the Chicago Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Wednesday night.
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Berkman Wants To Stay In St. Louis
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Lance Berkman would like to stay in St. Louis, no matter how the Cardinals finish the season.
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Dodgers Whip Cardinals 9-4 For 3-Game Sweep
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Juan Rivera homered and knocked in three runs and the Los Angeles Dodgers scored an early knockout of the St. Louis Cardinals for the second straight day, completing their first road sweep of the season with a 9-4 victory on Wednesday.
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Bourjos' Bases-loaded RBI Drives Angels Past WSox
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Peter Bourjos drove a single through a drawn-in infield with the bases loaded in the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Chicago White Sox 5-4 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight victory.
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Kershaw Wins 16th, Dodgers Rip Cardinals 13-2
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Clayton Kershaw won his National League-leading 16th game and Rod Barajas homered twice in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 13-2 victory over the fast-fading St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night.
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Kimbrel Ties Rookie Save Mark, Braves Top Cubs 5-4
CHICAGO (AP) -- Craig Kimbrel tied a major league rookie record with his 40th save, Jason Heyward hit his first career grand slam, and the Atlanta Braves hung on to win their sixth straight, beating the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Tuesday night.
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Castro Back In Cubs' Lineup
CHICAGO (AP) -- All-Star shortstop Starlin Castro was back leading off for the Chicago Cubs against Atlanta on Tuesday after sitting out a game because he wasn't paying attention in the field as a pitch was thrown.
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Prior Scratched With Shoulder Discomfort
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- New York Yankees right-hander Mark Prior has been scratched from his scheduled minor league appearance because of shoulder discomfort.
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Kyle Busch Due In Court On Charges From Joy Ride
STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- NASCAR points leader Kyle Busch is due in court Tuesday afternoon to face charges stemming from a high-speed joy ride in a luxury car.
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MetLife Has Naming Rights To Meadowlands Stadium
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- The home of the Giants and Jets is going to be called MetLife Stadium for the next 25 years.
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Thomas Injury Overshadows Giants Win Over Bears
EAST RUTHERFORD,N.J. (AP) -- Brandon Jacobs scored on an 18-yard run, Domenik Hixon caught a 5-yard touchdown pass and the New York Giants cashed in on big special teams plays in a 41-13 preseason victory over the Chicago Bears that was marred by the loss of starting cornerback Terrell Thomas to a major knee injury.
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Cardinals LF Matt Holiday Gets Moth Stuck In Ear
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A moth got stuck deep in Matt Holliday's right ear, forcing the St. Louis Cardinals slugger out of a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
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Miles' RBI Triple Keys Dodgers Rally Over Cards
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Aaron Miles' RBI triple keyed a two-run, ninth inning rally and the Los Angeles Dodgers came from behind to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 on Monday night.
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Jurrjens Pitches Braves Past Cubs 3-0
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jair Jurrjens pitched in and out of trouble for 6 1-3 innings, Dan Uggla and Freddie Freeman homered and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 3-0 Monday night for their fifth straight win.
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Pujols Homers and Cardinals Power Past Cubs 6-2
CHICAGO (AP) -- Albert Pujols hit his 31st home run and Yadier Molina homered twice as the St. Louis cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-2 on Sunday night.
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Floyd Pitches White Sox Past Rangers 10-0
CHICAGO (AP) -- Gavin Floyd pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning, Brent Lillibridge and Alex Rios hit two-run homers and the Chicago White Sox romped past the Texas Rangers 10-0 Sunday.
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GHS Golf Defeats Routt Catholic
The Galesburg High School Boys Golf team posted a win Saturday.
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Garza, Ramirez Lead Cubs Over Cardinals
CHICAGO (AP) -- Matt Garza pitched seven sharp innings, Aramis Ramirez homered and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 Saturday.
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Rios Hits Go-Ahead Double for White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Alex Rios entered the game when Carlos Quentin was injured in the first inning then hit a go-ahead double in the eighth, giving the Chicago White Sox a 3-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Saturday night to snap a three-game skid.
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Ambrose Wins Nationwide Race in Montreal
MONTREAL (AP) -- Marcos Ambrose survived a collision with Jacques Villeneuve to win the NAPA Auto Parts 200 NASCAR Nationwide race on Saturday.
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Busch, Keselowski Lead Resurgent Penske Team
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) -- Kurt Busch and Brad Keselowski both appear on their way to NASCAR's season-ending Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
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Colvin's 10th Inning Hit Lifts Cubs Over Cardinals
CHICAGO (AP) -- Tyler Colvin's RBI single in the 10th inning off Octavio Dotel lifted the Chicago Cubs to a 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday.
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Hamilton, Moreland Lead Rangers Over White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Josh Hamilton hit a tiebreaking home run in the sixth inning, Mitch Moreland added two homers, a three-run shot in the fourth and a two-run shot in the sixth, and the Texas Rangers beat the Chicago White Sox 7-4 on Friday night.
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White Sox RHP Humber on DL After Ball Hits Face
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago White Sox right-hander Phil Humber is going on the 15-day disabled list after getting struck in the face by a line drive.
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Big Ten Says No Current Plans to Expand
PARK RIDGE, Ill. (AP) -- The Big Ten Conference says it's not looking at another expansion -- for now.
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Biffle Takes Pole for Michigan Sprint Cup Race
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) -- Greg Biffle has won the pole for this weekend's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway.
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Drivers Discuss Watkins Glen Safety
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) -- Denny Hamlin is feeling better after Monday's crash at Watkins Glen.
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Prosecutors Say Clemens Should Face Second Trial
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Prosecutors in the Roger Clemens perjury case say they made an honest mistake in showing jurors inadmissible evidence and the baseball star should face another trial.
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Masterson Helps Indians Top White Sox 4-2
CHICAGO (AP) -- Justin Masterson pitched six effective innings, Kosuke Fukudome had a tiebreaking RBI triple and the Cleveland Indians inched closer to the top of the AL Central with a 4-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night.
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White Sox Pitcher Hit by Comebacker
CHICAGO (AP) -- White Sox right-hander Phil Humber has left his start against Cleveland after being hit in the face by a line drive.
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BREAKING SPORTS NEWS: Cubs Fire Jim Hendry
POSTED 10:31am 8/19/11 CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs have fired general manager Jim Hendry after another disappointing season.
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Craig Powers Cardinals Past Pirates, 7-2
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Allen Craig homered twice to break out of a slump and lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 7-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.
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Carmona Leads Indians Over White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Fausto Carmona allowed four hits over 8 1-3 innings and the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago White Sox 4-1 on Wednesday night.
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Pirates Rally to Beat Cards on Jones' Homer
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Garrett Jones homered to lead off the bottom of the 11th inning and lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night.
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Pierre Lifts White Sox Over Indians in 14th Inning
CHICAGO (AP) -- Juan Pierre's game-ending single in the 14th inning capped a wild, five-hour marathon as the Chicago White Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 8-7 on Tuesday night.
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Bogusevic's Grand Slam Leads Astros Over Cubs 6-5
HOUSTON (AP) -- Pinch hitter Brian Bogusevic hit a grand slam in the ninth inning to propel the Houston Astros to 6-5 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night and break a season-long seven game losing streak.
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Thome Hits 600th Home Run
DETROIT (AP) -- Minnesota slugger Jim Thome has become the eighth player to hit 600 home runs, connecting twice against the Detroit Tigers on Monday night.
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Doumit Hits 3-Run Homer to Lead Pirates Past Cards
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Ryan Doumit went 4 for 4 and hit a tiebreaking three-run home run to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night.
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Soto Lifts Cubs to 12th Win in 15 Games
HOUSTON (AP) -- Geovany Soto had three hits and two RBIs and Kerry Wood earned his first save in over a year as the Chicago Cubs won for the 12th time in 15 games with a 4-3 win over the Houston Astros Monday night.
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Zambrano Wants to Stay with Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Embattled Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano says he'd like to pitch again for Chicago and was simply frustrated when he told club personnel he wanted to retire after his most recent start.
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Bears Don't CHange O-Line after Allowing 9 Sacks
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears allowed nine sacks in a preseason win over Buffalo on Saturday, so changes to the offensive line seemed likely.
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Marcos Ambrose Wins at Watkins Glen
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) -- Marcos Ambrose has won the Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International for his first victory in NASCAR's top series.
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Cards' Jackson Leaves After Being Hurt on Pitch
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals starter Edwin Jackson left in the sixth inning of Sunday night's game against Colorado because of an apparent right hamstring injury.
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Cardinals Beat Rockies, 6-2, Take Two of Three
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Albert Pujols hit the longest home run at six-year-old Busch Stadium and the St. Louis Cardinals overcame an injury to starter Edwin Jackson with stellar bullpen work in a 6-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Sunday night.
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Cubs Stop Uggla's Streak, Beat Braves, 6-5
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs stopped Dan Uggla's 33-game hitting streak and rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the Atlanta Braves 6-5 on Sunday.
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Lillibridge Helps White Sox Top Royals 6-2
CHICAGO (AP) -- Brent Lillibridge hit a three-run homer, John Danks pitched six strong innings and the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 6-2 on Sunday.
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Bradley Wins PGA in Playoff after Rousing Comeback
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. (AP) -- Keegan Bradley has won the PGA Championship with an amazing comeback in regulation, then a three-hole playoff win over Jason Dufner at Atlanta Athletic Club.
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NASCAR Sprint Cup Race at Watkins Glen Postponed
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) -- The Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International has been postponed until Monday.
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Rams Whip Colts 33-10 in Preseason Opener
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Sam Bradford produced 17 points in four possessions with big help from a defense that jumped on Peyton Manning's backups for a pair of early interceptions as the St. Louis Rams opened the preseason with a 33-10 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday night.
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Cutler on Run, Bears Beat Bills 10-3
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jay Cutler was on the run again and out of the game in a hurry.
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Donald, Westwood Hanging on at PGA
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. (AP) -- They're one and two in the world yet just hanging on at the PGA Championship.
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Gonzalez Powers Rockies Over Cardinals 6-1
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Carlos Gonzalez hit a three-run homer, Jason Hammel pitched into the seventh inning and the Colorado Rockies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 on Saturday night.
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Konerko, Flowers Homer as ChiSox Beat Royals 5-4
CHICAGO (AP) -- Paul Konerko hit a two-run homer and Tyler Flowers added his first home run in the majors to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 5-4 win over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.
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Uggla Extends Streak, but Braves Fall to Cubs 8-4
ATLANTA (AP) -- The latest entry in Dan Uggla's improbable hitting streak was not enough for Atlanta as Starlin Castro and Darwin Barney each had four hits to help the Chicago Cubs beat the Braves 8-4 on Saturday night.
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Emotional Rodman Caps Hall of Fame Ceremony
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- Thanking his coaches and apologizing to his family for his shortcomings, Dennis Rodman has been enshrined in the Hall of Fame.
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Tell Us Again, Who's Leading the PGA Championship?
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. (AP) -- Jason Dufner couldn't have seen this coming. Not after missing the cut in his last four tournaments.
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Cardinals Score 5 in 6th, Beat Rockies 6-1
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Kyle Lohse worked into the seventh inning after a week between starts and Albert Pujols followed up a 4-for-4 game with two hits and the go-ahead RBI to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Friday night.
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Quade: Zambrano Walks out on Cubs after Loss
ATLANTA (AP) -- Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade says Carlos Zambrano cleaned out his locker and ``walked out'' on the team after giving up five homers in Friday night's 10-4 loss to the Atlanta Braves.

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Uggla's Streak at 32, Braves Beat Cubs 10-4
ATLANTA (AP) -- Dan Uggla belted a pair of solo homers off Carlos Zambrano to extend his hitting streak to an Atlanta-record 32 games and lead the Braves to a 10-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night.
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Pierzynski Leaves Game After Getting Hit by Pitch
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski was removed from Friday night's game against the Kansas City Royals after being hit by a pitch.
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Butler, Cabrera Homer to Lead Royals over ChiSox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Billy Butler and Melky Cabrera homered to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 5-1 win over the Chicago White on Friday night.
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Official: Sportscaster Likely Died of Heart Attack
CHICAGO (AP) -- Authorities say a heart attack probably killed a Chicago sportscaster who was found dead in his Atlanta hotel room last May.
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Bears RB Forte Wants Extension
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears are ending a tumultuous week of training camp wondering whether they'll have running back Matt Forte available for Saturday night's preseason opener with Buffalo while trying to cool down wide receiver Johnny Knox.
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Former Champion Micheel Back in PGA Contention
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. (AP) -- Former PGA winner Shaun Micheel is back in contention for a second Wanamaker Trophy after shooting a 4-under 66 in Thursday's opening round.
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Cardinals Reach Deal with LHP Rhodes
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals have bolstered their bullpen for the stretch run by coming to terms with veteran left-hander Arthur Rhodes.
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Pujols Powers Cardinals Past Brewers
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Albert Pujols kicked off a 4-for-4 night with a solo homer and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 on Thursday to avoid a three-game sweep.
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Buehrle Wins 10th as White Sox Beat Orioles 6-3
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Mark Buehrle pitched eight innings to earn his 10th win, Alexei Ramirez homered in a four-run first inning, and the Chicago White Sox cruised past the Baltimore Orioles 6-3 Thursday night.

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Ramirez & Pena Homer in Cubs Win Over Nats
CHICAGO (AP) -- Aramis Ramirez and Carlos Pena hit back-to-back homers and the Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals 4-3 Thursday.
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Illini Ready to Lean on Offense in New Big Ten
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois has holes to fill on both sides of the ball after a 7-6 season.
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Green Officially Retiring With Packers
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Ahman Green is retiring as a Green Bay Packer.
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Brewers Beat Cardinals for 13th Win in 14 Games
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Randy Wolf pitched eight sharp innings and the Milwaukee Brewers jumped on Jake Westbrook early to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-1 Wednesday night, giving the NL Central leaders their 13th win in 14 games.
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Johnson Homers, Gets 4 Hits, as Cubs Beat Nationals
CHICAGO (AP) -- Reed Johnson, Alfonso Soriano and Geovany Soto each homered Wednesday night and the Chicago Cubs kept up their power surge in a 4-2 win over the Washington Nationals.
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Cubs Unveil Santo Statue
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs unveiled a statue of Ron Santo during a pregame ceremony outside of Wrigley Field on Wednesday, honoring the beloved player and broadcaster who died last winter.
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Orioles Beat White Sox in 10
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Nolan Reimold hit a two-run homer off Jason Frasor in the 10th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the White Sox 6-4 Wednesday night to end Chicago's five-game winning streak.
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Illinois Hires Cincinatti A.D. to Replace Guenther
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- New Illinois Athletic Director Mike Thomas says the school has strong facilities and a strong foundation for sports success.
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Brewers Beat Cardinals in 10 Innings
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Casey McGehee's double snapped a 10th-inning tie and the Milwaukee Brewers won for the 12th time in 13 games, dealing another blow to their closest pursuers in the NL Central with a 5-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night.
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Wang Throws 6 Scoreless, Nationals Beat Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chien-Ming Wang allowed one hit over six scoreless innings, Jonny Gomes hit a two-run homer and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Tuesday night.
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White Sox Hold on to Defeat Orioles
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Brent Morel homered and drove in two runs, Carlos Quentin also connected, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 Tuesday night for their season-high fifth straight victory.
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NFL Retirees Unhappy With Labor Settlement
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The NFL lockout is over, but the legal wrangling is not.
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Kurt Busch to Sub for Keselowski in Nationwide
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) -- Kurt Busch is taking the wheel for injured Penske teammate Brad Keselowski in NASCAR's Nationwide race at Watkins Glen International on Saturday.
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Pocono Raceway Shortening Race to 400 Miles
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) -- Pocono Raceway will shorten its Sprint Cup races to 400 miles starting in 2012.
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Drug Tests to Continue for Ill. High School Sports
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) -- The association that oversees Illinois high school sports has announced it will continue testing athletes for performance enhancing drugs.
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White Sox Beat Orioles 7-6 for 4th Straight Win
BALTIMORE (AP) -- A.J. Pierzynski homered and drove in three runs, Alex Rios singled in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-6 on Monday night for their fourth straight victory.
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Dunn Intends to Report to Sox Camp in Shape in '12
BALTIMORE (AP) -- In the midst of the worst season of his career, Chicago White Sox slugger Adam Dunn says he will report to spring training camp in better shape next season.
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Rain Postpones Nationals at Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Monday night's game between the Chicago Cubs and the Washington Nationals was postponed because of rain.
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Bonds' Lawyers: Rambling is Not a Federal Offense
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Barry Bonds' lawyers are still working to persuade a federal judge in San Francisco to throw out the home run king's obstruction of justice conviction or grant him a new trial.
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2nd Participant of NYC Triathlon Dies
NEW YORK (AP) -- A 40-year-old woman who experienced difficulty during the swimming portion of the Nautica New York City Triathlon has died.
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Keselowski Wins at Pocono with Broken Ankle
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) -- Brad Keselowski has won the Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway, completing 500 grueling miles with a broken left ankle.
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Scott Wins 1st World Title, with Woods' Caddie
AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Adam Scott won his first World Golf Championship on Sunday with a caddie who has been part of quite a few more.
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Holiday Helps Cards Beat Marlins 8-4
MIAMI (AP) -- Matt Holliday drove in three runs with a pair of two-out singles, Albert Pujols homered and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied Sunday to complete their first four-game series sweep on the road since 2004 by beating the Florida Marlins 8-4.
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Peavy Tosses Eight Shutout Innings, Sox Top Twins 7-0
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Jake Peavy won for the first time in more than six weeks with eight shutout innings for Chicago, and the White Sox beat the Twins 7-0 Sunday to sweep a three-game series in Minnesota for the first time in more than seven years.
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Reds End Cubs' Winning Streak, 8-7
CHICAGO (AP) -- Ryan Hanigan hit a tiebreaking single off Sean Marshall in Cincinnati's two-run eighth inning and the Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 8-7 Sunday.
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Richard Dent Enters Hall of Fame
CANTON, Ohio (AP) -- Chicago Bears defensive end Richard Dent, one of the game's greatest sackmasters, has been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
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Marshall Faulk Enters Hall of Fame
CANTON, Ohio (AP) -- Marshall Faulk, as versatile and dangerous a running back as the NFL has seen, has been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
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Pujols, Carpenter Lead Cardinals to 2-1 Win
MIAMI (AP) -- Albert Pujols hit a two-run homer in the first inning, then Chris Carpenter and the St. Louis bullpen made it stand up Saturday night in a 2-1 win over the Florida Marlins.
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Stewart Solid in Debut as White Sox Beat Twins 6-1
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Zach Stewart threw six sharp innings in his White Sox debut, Paul Konerko drove in two runs and Brent Lillibridge added a late two-run homer as Chicago beat the Minnesota Twins 6-1 on Saturday night.
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Cubs Rough Up Reds for Seventh Straight Win
CHICAGO (AP) -- Carlos Zambrano homered and pitched six solid innings, and the streaking Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 11-4 on Saturday.
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Berkman's RBI Double in 8th Lifts Cardinals
MIAMI (AP) -- Lance Berkman's second double of the game brought home Albert Pujols with the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals held on to beat the Florida Marlins 3-2 on Friday night.
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White Sox Push Back Peavy, Stewart to Start
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox announced after Friday night's 5-3 win over the Minnesota Twins that Zach Stewart will start Saturday's game.
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Quentin, Buerhle Help White Sox End Skid
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Carlos Quentin hit two home runs and had four RBIs, Mark Buehrle was sharp after a rough first inning, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 5-3 on Friday night to snap a six-game losing streak.
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Campana Helps Surging Cubs Top Reds
CHICAGO (AP) -- Tony Campana drove in a pair of runs with an inside-the-park homer and the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 on Friday for their sixth consecutive victory.
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Bears Call Off Practice Because of Bad Turf
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Bears canceled a practice in front of fans at Soldier Field because the turf was deemed unsafe for the players to use.
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Iconic Masters Jacket Sells for $310,700
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- A green jacket that dates to the 1930s and belonged to Masters Tournament co-founder Bobby Jones has been auctioned for $310,700.
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Fowler Part of 3-way Tie as Woods Falters
AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Adam Scott and Rickie Fowler are part of the crowd atop the leaderboard at the Bridgestone Invitational.
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Prime Time for Hall of Famers
CANTON, Ohio (AP) -- Deion, Marshall and Shannon. Three players often referred to by their first names, and soon to be known as Hall of Famers.
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Ohio State Takes Back "JT" Wristbands
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Two days after several Ohio State freshmen proudly displayed wristbands supporting deposed Buckeyes coach Jim Tressel, the university has taken away the wristbands and refunded the players' money.
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Pujols' Homer Helps Cards Beat Marlins 7-4
MIAMI (AP) -- Albert Pujols hit his 25th home run and finished a triple shy of the cycle, and six relievers combined to pitch six innings and help the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Florida Marlins 7-4 on Thursday night.
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Nova Strkes Out 10, Yankees Win 7th in a row
CHICAGO (AP) -- Ivan Nova struck out a career-high 10 and the New York Yankees beat the Chicago White Sox 7-2 on Thursday night, completing a four-game sweep and winning their seventh in a row overall.
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Cubs' 7-6 Win Completes 4-Game Sweep of Pirates
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Carlos Pena hit one of Chicago's three home runs and walked with the bases loaded during a three-run eighth-inning rally as the Cubs won their season-high fifth straight, a 7-6 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday night.
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Cards C Molina Suspended 5 Games for Umpire Run-in
MIAMI (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina has been suspended for five games after bumping an umpire several times and spraying him with spittle during a run-in this week.
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A-Rod Ready to Cooperate with MLB
CHICAGO (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez's publicist says the Yankees third baseman is looking forward to cooperating with Major League Baseball in its investigation of his alleged involvement in illegal poker games.
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Yankees Rough Up Floyd, Beat White Sox 18-7
CHICAGO (AP) -- Derek Jeter had five hits, Curtis Granderson drove in five runs and the surging New York Yankees pounded Gavin Floyd and the Chicago White Sox 18-7 on Wednesday night.
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Garza Goes 7 as Cubs Top Pirates
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Starlin Castro homered and Matt Garza pitched seven shutout innings to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 1-0 win over the sliding Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.
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Rams QB Bulger Retires
Former St. Louis Rams quarterback Marc Bulger tells ESPN.com he is retiring after 11 NFL seasons.
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Eagles DT Patterson has Brain Condition
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) -- Eagles trainer Rick Burkholder says defensive tackle Mike Patterson has a brain condition, and may require surgery.
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McGehee Hits 3 HRs as Brewers Beat Cardinals 10-5
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Manager Ron Roenicke wants Casey McGehee to play a big role in the Brewers' offense, not try to carry the club. McGehee did both Wednesday.
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DT Patterson has Seizure, Alert at Hospital
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) -- Eagles trainer Rick Burkholder says defensive tackle Mike Patterson is alert, stable and joking at a hospital after suffering a seizure at training camp at Lehigh University.
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Berkman Lifts Cardinals Over Brewers in 11 Innings
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Lance Berkman singled in Matt Holliday with two out in the 11th inning and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-7 on Tuesday in a matchup of NL Central contenders that turned testy as the night wore on.
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Teixeira Powers Yankees to Win
CHICAGO (AP) -- Mark Teixeira set a major league record by homering from both sides of the plate for the 12th time and Phil Hughes pitched six innings to send the New York Yankees to their fifth straight victory, 6-0 over the fading Chicago White Sox in a game called after 6 1-2 innings because of rain.
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Soriano Hits Two of Cubs' Six Homers
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Alfonso Soriano hit two of the Cubs' season-high six home runs and the Cubs had a season-best 23 hits in an 11-6 victory over the fading Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.
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Kendricks Making Quick Impact for Rams
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- While the St. Louis Rams wait for top pick Robert Quinn to recover from a knee injury, their second-rounder is fitting in nicely.
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TE CLark Agrees to 1-Year Deal with Bears
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears and free agent tight end Desmond Clark have agree to a one-year contract.
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QB Grossman Re-signs with Redskins, Gets 1-Yr Deal
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- Rex Grossman has re-signed with the Washington Redskins, setting the stage for his duel with John Beck for the starting quarterback job.
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Morgan, Brewers Rough Up Carpenter, Cardinals 6-2
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Nyjer Morgan hit a go-ahead, three-run double and the surging Milwaukee Brewers scored five runs in the fifth inning off Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter to rally for a 6-2 win over St. Louis on Monday night and extend their season-best winning streak to seven.
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Sabathia Pitches Yankees Past White Sox 3-2
CHICAGO (AP) -- CC Sabathia pitched eight strong innings to earn his major league-best 16th win and the New York Yankees beat the Chicago White Sox 3-2 on Monday for their fourth consecutive victory.
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Lee Homers Twice but Cubs Drop Pirates 5-3
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Starlin Castro had three hits and Carlos Zambrano survived six choppy innings as the Chicago Cubs beat the slumping Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3 on Monday night to spoil slugger Derrek Lee's two-homer debut with his new team.
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Illinois State Picked to Finish 5th in Missouri Valley
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois State football coach Brock Spack thinks the voters in the preseason Missouri Valley Football Conference got it about right when they picked Northern Iowa to win the title.
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Illinois Linebacker Facing DUI Charges
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- A University of Illinois football player is due in court in early September after he was charged with drunk driving.
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Concussion Prgram Aims to Test 1 Million Kids
A school program will test athletes for concussions in about 3,300 middle and high schools. The hope is that 1 million youngsters will have the exams and learn about concussions.
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Noah Set to Join Up with France Team
PARIS (AP) -- The French Basketball Federation says Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah is recovering well from a troublesome ankle problem and should be ready to join his France teammates later this week.
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Illinois Governor to Make Good on Packers Bet
CHICAGO (AP) -- Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn plans a trip to Wisconsin to fulfill his losing end of a football bet.
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Woods Returns to Firestone after 3-Month Break
AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Tiger Woods is back on a PGA Tour golf course for the first time in nearly three months after an injury layoff.
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Cubs Solve Westbrook in 6th, Beat Cardinals 6-3
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Starlin Castro and Marlon Byrd had key hits as the Chicago Cubs broke up Jake Westbrook's perfect game with a four-run sixth inning and held off the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 Sunday night to avoid a three-game sweep.
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Red Sox Get Strong Relief to Beat White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Dustin Pedroia hit a go-ahead two-run single in the seventh, Jason Varitek homered and the Boston Red Sox beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 Sunday to capture two of three games in their series at U.S. Cellular Field.
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Kreutz Out as Bears Agree to Terms with Spencer
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) -- Olin Kreutz's 13-year run in Chicago is over after the Bears agreed to a two-year contract with former Seattle Seahawks center Chris Spencer on Sunday.
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Rams Put Top Draft Pick on Injury List
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Rams have placed first-round pick Robert Quinn on the non-football injury list.
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Paul Menard Pulls Off Upset Win at Indianapolis
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Paul Menard has won his first career Sprint Cup Series race by conserving fuel then holding off Jeff Gordon to pull off an upset victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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NBA Talks Resume, A Month After Start of Lockout
NEW YORK (AP) -- NBA owners and players have resumed talks toward a new collective bargaining agreement, exactly one month after the lockout began.
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