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Bears Defense Shines in 24-17 Loss to Panthers
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)--The Chicago Bears forced three first-half turnovers and linebacker Jonathan Bostic returned an interception 51 yards for a touchdown, but the Carolina Panthers spoiled Marc Trestman's NFL head coaching debut with a 24-17 win over Friday.
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Ellis' 3-run Homer Lifts Dodgers Over Cardinals
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A.J. Ellis hit a three-run home run and rookie Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven stellar innings to help the red-hot Los Angeles Dodgers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-1 Thursday night.
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Weeden Sharp, Browns Blast Rams 27-19
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Brandon Weeden threw a touchdown pass and led Cleveland on two scoring drives, and Travis Benjamin returned a punt 91 yards for a TD as the Browns won coach Rob Chudzinski's exhibition debut, 27-19 over the St. Louis Rams on Thursday night.
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Martin's 1st Win, Asche's 1st HR, Phils Top Cubs
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Ethan Martin earned his first major league win, Cody Asche hit his first home run and the Philadelphia Phillies routed the Chicago Cubs 12-1 Thursday.
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De Aza Triple Lifts White Sox Past Yankees, 6-5
CHICAGO (AP)--Alejandro De Aza's two-run triple in the 12th rallied the Chicago White Sox to a 6-5 win over the New York Yankees on Wednesday night, hours after New York's Alex Rodriguez appealed his suspension.
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Dodgers Knock Out Miller, Whip Cardinals 13-4
ST. LOUIS (AP)--Carl Crawford line-drive double off Shelby Miller's right elbow ended the St. Louis Cardinals starter's night after just two pitches and the Los Angeles Dodgers punished the rookie's replacements, too, in a 13-4 victory on Wednesday night.
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Murphy's Homer in 9th Lifts Cubs Past Phillies 5-2
PHILADELPHIA (AP)--Donnie Murphy hit a tiebreaking three-run shot in the ninth inning for his second homer of the game, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night.
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Cubs C Navarro, LF Neal Leave Game with Injuries
PHILADELPHIA (AP)--Chicago Cubs catcher Dioner Navarro and left fielder Thomas Neal both left in the seventh inning of Wednesday's game against the Phillies with injuries.
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Liner Knocks Miller out on 2nd Pitchq
ST. LOUIS (AP)--St. Louis Cardinals rookie pitcher Shelby Miller lasted just two pitches against the Los Angeles Dodgers, leaving the game after taking a line drive by Carl Crawford off his right elbow.
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Bears CB Hayden Out for Season with Leg Injury
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP)--Veteran Chicago cornerback Kelvin Hayden will miss the entire season after tearing his left hamstring in practice.
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Packers Sign QB Vince Young as Backup
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- The Green Bay Packers have signed free agent Vince Young as a backup quarterback.
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Beltran Powers Cardinals Past Dodgers
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Carlos Beltran and Matt Adams homered in the eighth inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals snapped the Los Angeles Dodgers' 15-game road winning streak with a 5-1 victory on Tuesday night.
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Phillies Edge Cubs
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Darin Ruf and Chase Utley sparked a three-run fifth inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 9-8 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night.
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Sale Pitches Into 8th as White Sox Beat Yankees
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chris Sale allowed one run while outpitching Hiroki Kuroda in to the eighth inning, and the Chicago White Sox beat the New York Yankees 3-2 on Tuesday night.
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Forte Happy to See New Bears Offense
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte expects to be more than the last resort receiver for quarterback Jay Cutler this season.
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Ogletree, McDonald Set to Get First Test
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Just like last year, from the beginning of training camp the St. Louis Rams have been preparing a pair of high draft picks to start on defense.
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Fever Get Past Sky
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) -- Tamika Catchings scored 18 points and Shavonte Zellous added 14 as the Indiana Fever beat the Chicago Sky 64-58 on Tuesday night.
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ISU, EIU Make FCS Top 25
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Two Illinois teams made the Football Championship Subdivision coaches' preseason Top 25.
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Local Sports 8/6/13
Here's a look at today's local sports
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Dodgers Win 15th in a Row on Road, 3-2 Over Cardinals
ST. LOUIS (AP)--Zack Greinke pitched into the seventh inning and raised his batting average to .405 with an RBI single, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers win their 15th straight on the road with a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night.
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Cubs Claim OF Neal Off Waivers From Yankees
CHICAGO (AP)--The Chicago Cubs have claimed outfielder Thomas Neal off waivers from the New York Yankees and transferred pitcher Rafael Dolis to the 60-day disabled list.
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White Sox's Viciedo Leaves Game With Thumb Injury
CHICAGO (AP)--White Sox left fielder Dayan Viciedo left Monday's game against the New York Yankees because of a jammed left thumb.
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A-Rod Singles, Yankees Lose 8-1 to White Sox
CHICAGO (AP)--Alex Rodriguez blooped a single in his first at-bat of the season hours after being hit with a long suspension, but that was it for the embattled slugger as the Chicago White Sox snapped a 10-game losing streak with an 8-1 win Monday night over the struggling New York Yankees.
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Spack: Not a Rebuilding Year at Illinois State
NORMAL, Ill. (AP)--Illinois State has lost a dozen starters from last season's playoff team, but head coach Brock Spack refuses to call 2013 a rebuilding year.
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Local Sports 8/5/13
Sunday's local sports results and Monday's schedule.
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Cardinals Drub Reds, End Trip on Upswing
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Matt Carpenter broke his 0-for-23 slump with a bases-loaded double during the Cardinals' decisive rally, and St. Louis ended a tough trip on the upswing by beating the Cincinnati Reds 15-2 on Sunday.
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Dodgers Win 14th Straight on Road, Beat Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- A.J. Ellis hit an RBI single, Stephen Fife pitched into the sixth inning in his return from the disabled list, and the Los Angeles Dodgers extended their franchise-record road winning streak to 14 games with a 1-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.
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Cubs Put Valbuena on DL, Recall Watkins
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs placed infielder Luis Valbuena on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday because he strained a muscle on his right side.
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Tigers Beat White Sox in 12
DETROIT (AP) -- Torii Hunter's RBI single in the 12th inning gave the Detroit Tigers a 3-2 victory over the White Sox on Sunday, extending Chicago's losing streak to 10 games.
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Kahne Holds Off Gordon to Win at Pocono
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) -- Kasey Kahne got the jump on Jeff Gordon off the final restart with two laps left and pulled away to win at Pocono Raceway.
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