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Sky Beat Sun to Snap 9-Game Losing Streak
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) -- Epiphanny Prince scored 15 points and the short-handed Chicago Sky snapped a nine-game losing streak with an 82-70 victory over the Connecticut Sun on Sunday.
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Rockies rally for 4-3 victory over Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) _ Carlos Gonzalez used his speed to beat out a potential double-play ball in the seventh inning and drive in the go-ahead run in the Colorado Rockies' 4-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.
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Phillips helps Reds beat Cardinals 8-2
CINCINNATI (AP) _ Brandon Phillips hit his first home run in August, Mike Leake pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 8-2 on Saturday.
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High School football scoreboard for 8/24/12
Scores from Week #1
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Local Sports Roundup 8/24/12
High School Football Starts Friday Night!
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NCAA Puts Illinois College on 3 Years of Probation
JACKSONVILLE, Ill. (AP) -- The NCAA has cited the head football coach at Illinois College for unethical conduct and put the school on three years of probation.
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Cardinals Whip Astros for 3-Game Sweep
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- David Freese's three-run homer snapped the Cardinals' seven-game long-ball drought and St. Louis beat the Houston Astros 13-5 Thursday to complete a three-game sweep.
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Bears Waive Kahlil Bell
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have waived backup running back Kahlil Bell.
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Rams' Gholston Returns to Field
ST. LOUIS, MO. (AP) -- Vernon Gholston hopes the lessons learned during a year away from the NFL means a return to the league.
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Local Sports Roundup 8/23/12
Volleyball action and more!
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Lohse Helps Cardinals Knock Off Astros
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Kyle Lohse pitched seven innings of three-hit ball to earn his seventh consecutive win and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Houston Astros 4-2 on Wednesday night.
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Braun Hits 34th HR to Lead Brewers Over Cubs
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Ryan Braun hit his NL-leading 34th home run of the season, Yovani Gallardo pitched seven strong innings and the Milwaukee Brewers completed a three-game sweep of the Chicago Cubs with a 3-2 victory Wednesday.
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Sale Fans 13 as Sox Beat Yankees
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chris Sale struck out 13 in 7 2/3 stellar innings to get his 15th victory, Alex Rios hit a go-ahead homer and the Chicago White Sox beat the New York Yankees 2-1 on Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep in the meeting of division leaders.
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Bears Have Injury Issues at Safety
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The knee problems plaguing Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher are hardly the team's only injury problem heading into the third preseason game against the New York Giants.
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Rams' Fisher Not Afraid to Go for It in Preseason
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jeff Fisher can afford to gamble a bit in August. Of course, right now he's playing with Monopoly money.
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Rams Sign Former First Round Pick
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Rams have signed defensive end Vernon Gholston, the sixth overall pick in the 2008 draft but so far a bust in the NFL.
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Local Sports Roundup 8/22/12
Golf, volleyball, and more.
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Wainwright Dominates as Cardinals Beat Astros
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Adam Wainwright matched his career high with 12 strikeouts in a five-hitter and the St. Louis Cardinals punished rookie Lucas Harrell with six runs in the first three innings, getting over an excruciating 19-inning loss two days earlier with a 7-0 victory over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.
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Beltran Sidelined by Hand Injury
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Carlos Beltran, the National League's RBIs leader, missed his second start in three games because of a right hand injury.
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Estrada Gets Elusive Win as Brewers Beat Cubs
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Marco Estrada allowed two hits in six solid innings to win for the first time in almost a year, leading the Milwaukee Brewers over the Chicago Cubs 5-2 Tuesday night.
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Youklis' Slam Leads White Sox Over Yankees
CHICAGO (AP) -- Kevin Youkilis hit a grand slam, Paul Konerko homered and Dewayne Wise had four hits Tuesday night as the Chicago White Sox rallied for the second straight game to beat the New York Yankees 7-3.
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Iowa Loses Hill, Lile for Season
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa freshmen Barkley Hill and Ruben Lile will redshirt the 2012 season because of injuries.
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Finnegan Enjoying Time with Rams
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) -- Cortland Finnegan's transition to the St. Louis Rams has gone smoothly so far.
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Benson faces Bengals in First Packers Outing
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Cedric Benson has something to prove -- primarily to his new team, not his old one.
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Local Sports Roundup 8/21/12
Volleyball, Golf, and more on Tuesday schedule.
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NASCAR Reinstantes Galesburg Native Fike, 5 Years After Suspension
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- NASCAR has reinstated Galesburg native Aaron Fike, the Truck Series driver who was suspended in 2007 following an arrest on drug charges.
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Brewers Over Cubs
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Jonathan Lucroy hit two home runs and the Milwaukee Brewers scored eight runs in the fifth inning Monday night to rally for a 9-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs.
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Ramirez 2-Run HR Keys White Sox Over Yankees
CHICAGO (AP) -- Alexei Ramirez hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the seventh, Adam Dunn added his major league leading 36th an inning later and the Chicago White Sox beat the New York Yankees 9-6 Monday night to end a three-game losing streak.
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White Sox Put De Aza on DL; Bring Up Danks
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox placed outfielder and leadoff hitter Alejandro De Aza on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with bruised left ribs and recalled outfielder Jordan Danks from Triple-A Charlotte.
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Illinois LB Out for Season with Injuries
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois linebacker Henry Dickinson is out for the season with fractures in his leg and ankle. Dickinson had been competing for a starting spot.
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