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Yoga Helped Rams Player Beat Training Camp Heat
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The blistering heat that goes along with NFL training camps is no big deal for St. Louis Rams tight end Lance Kendricks.
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Bodemeister Retiring After Shoulder Injury Found
VERSAILLES, Ky. (AP) -- Bodemeister, the second-place finisher in this year's Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, has been retired to stud after an injury to his left shoulder was found.
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Local Sports Roundup 8/20/12
Golf on the schedule for Monday, among other activities.
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Pirates Beat Cardinals in 19 Inning Marathon
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Pedro Alvarez homered in the 19th inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates won the longest game in the majors this season, outlasting the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 Sunday.
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Reds Beat Cubs
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Xavier Paul led off the ninth inning with a pinch-hit triple and Ryan Hanigan followed with a single Sunday, giving the Cincinnati Reds a 5-4 win over the Chicago Cubs.
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Cubs Option Raley
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs have optioned LHP Brooks Raley to Triple-A Iowa on Sunday, the day after he earned his first career win.
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Guthrie Pitches Royals to Sweep of White Sox
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Jeremy Guthrie pitched into the eighth inning, Salvador Perez drove in three runs and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 5-2 on Sunday to complete a three-game series sweep of the AL Central leaders.
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Biffle Wins at Michigan When Johnson's Car Falters
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) -- Greg Biffle won the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday when leader Jimmie Johnson's car left the track with engine trouble with only six laps remaining.
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Bears Sign Safety
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have signed safety Mark LeGree to a one-year contract.
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Agency Submits Revised Proposal for Rams Dome
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The agency that operates the home of the St. Louis Rams has submitted a revised renovation plan that it believes will put the 17-year-old stadium among the top tier in the NFL.
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Cutler, Marshall Sharp as Bears Beat Redskins
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall looked sharp from the start, and the Chicago Bears beat Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins 33-31 in a preseason game on Saturday night.
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Hardin Taken from Field on Cart
CHICAGO (AP) -- Bears backup safety Brandon Hardin was taken from the field on a cart because of a neck injury early in the third quarter Saturday night in a preseason game against the Washington Redskins.
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Moustakis Homers as Royals Beat White Sox
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Mike Moustakas hit a three-run shot and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 9-4 on Saturday night, overcoming Adam Dunn's 400th career homer.
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Cubs Win to Salvage Split DH
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Brett Jackson hit his first career home run to help Brooks Raley earn his first major league win, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 9-7 victory over the Cincinnati Reds and a split of their day-night doubleheader on Saturday.
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Molina Helps Cardinals to 5-4 Win Over Pirates
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Yadier Molina had three hits and two RBIs in his return to the lineup, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a big 5-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.
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Reds Win Daytime Opener Over Cubs
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Johnny Cueto remained masterful under the sun and Todd Frazier hit the go-ahead home run for the second straight game, leading the Cincinnati Reds over the Chicago Cubs 5-3 Saturday in the opener of a day-night doubleheader.
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Cubs Recall Raley
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs have recalled left-hander Brooks Raley from Triple-A Iowa to pitch the second game of their day-night doubleheader against the Reds.
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Little Mike Wins Arlington Million
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) -- Little Mike led from start to finish to win the 30th running of the Arlington Million on Saturday.
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Allgaier Nips Villeneuve to Win at Montreal
MONTREAL (AP) -- Justin Allgaier passed Jacques Villeneuve on the final lap during a green-white-checkered finish and won the Nationwide race at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, depriving the French Canadian of his first victory at any level in NASCAR.
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Keselowski Hoping for Win in Home State
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) -- With three wins this season -- and a near-victory last weekend -- Brad Keselowski has established himself as one of NASCAR's top drivers.
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Pirates Edge Cardinals
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- James McDonald halted a string of ineffective starts with six innings of two-hit ball, helping the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 Friday night in a matchup of NL Central playoff contenders.
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Molina Out 3rd Game with Back Injury
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina missed his third start because of mid-back tightness, but both the player and team anticipates he might be back by the end of the weekend.
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Reds Hit 3 HR's in Win Over Cubs
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Todd Frazier hit a two-run home run, Ryan Ludwick and Jay Bruce added solo shots, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 7-3 on Friday night in the opener of a four-game weekend series.
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Royals Rally for Victory Over White Sox
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Salvador Perez hit a tiebreaking two-run double with two out in the seventh inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 4-2 on Friday night.
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White Sox Activate Konerko from DL
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox have activated first baseman Paul Konerko from the seven-day concussion disabled list.
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McCarthy, Urlacher Split
CHICAGO (AP) -- Former Playboy Playmate and actress Jenny McCarthy says she is no longer romantically involved with Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher.
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Martin Wins Pole at MIS, 4th of Season
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) -- Mark Martin has won the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway.
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Two 9th Inning HR's Result in D-Backs Beating Cardinals
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Paul Goldschmidt and Chris Young homered on consecutive pitches from Jason Motte with one out in the ninth inning, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks over the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 Thursday night.
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Liriano Earns Win as White Sox Beat Blue Jays
TORONTO (AP) -- Alex Rios hit a three-run homer against his former team and Francisco Liriano earned his first victory with the Chicago White Sox, 7-2 over the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday night.
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Tall Northwestern Player Cleared by NCAA
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- Northwestern says the NCAA has ruled freshman center Chier Ajou, the tallest player in school history, eligible for the upcoming season.
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