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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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