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White Sox Walk Away with Win Over Red Sox
BOSTON (AP) -- Gordon Beckham's bases loaded walk with two outs pushed Chicago ahead in a four run ninth inning that lifted the White Sox to their sixth straight win and an improbable 7-5 comeback victory over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday.
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Stewart Takes His 1st Cup Win of the Year
HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) -- Tony Stewart raced to his first victory of the year, pulling away from Carl Edwards off the final restart at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
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Stosur Beats Dementieva to Reach US Open Quarters
NEW YORK (AP) -- Sam Stosur won the latest-finishing women's match in U.S. Open history, erasing four match points to beat 2004 runner-up Elena Dementieva 6-3, 2-6, 7-6 (2) in the fourth round.
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Monfils Beats Gasquet to Reach U.S. Open Quarters
NEW YORK (AP) -- Gael Monfils beat countryman Richard Gasquet 6-4, 7-5, 7-5 Monday to give France its first U.S. Open quarterfinalist in a decade.
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NFL Reviewing Positioning of Umpires
NEW YORK (AP) -- The NFL will update its teams this week on the repositioning of the umpire to the offensive backfield.
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Munich Bid Leader Resigns Due to Health Problems
MUNICH (AP) -- The leader of Munich's bid for the 2018 Winter Olympics has quit because of health problems.
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Illinois Sunday Morning Sports
The latest from the Illinois AP.
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High School Football Round Up 9/4/10
A glance at Friday night's high school football results.
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Cardinals End Losing Streak
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Rookie Jaime Garcia beat the Reds for the fourth time, halting the St. Louis Cardinals' five game losing streak and ending Cincinnati's four game run.
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Cubs Win Over Mets
CHICAGO (AP) -- Alfonso Soriano and Blake DeWitt each hit three-run homers, and the Chicago Cubs beat the New York Mets.
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White Sox Double Header Scheduled
BOSTON (AP) -- The game between the Chicago White Sox and Boston Red Sox was postponed Friday because of the threat of severe weather from Hurricane Earl.
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Illini Opener Saturday
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Illinois opens its football season today in St. Louis against arch-rival Missouri.
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SIUC Packs the Stands
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- The first game at Southern Illinois University's first football game at its new stadium was a sellout.
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Wiliams Sisters: One In, One Injured
NEW YORK (AP) -- Her play sparkling as much as her sequined dress, Venus Williams easily eliminated 185th ranked qualifier Mandy Minella of Luxembourg 6-2, 6-1 on Friday night at the U.S. Open.
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Champions Tour Tees Off
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- Mark Calcavecchia shot an 8 under 64 on Friday at Del Monte to take a two stroke lead over Tom Pernice Jr. in the Champions Tour's First Tee Open.
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Friday Night High School Football
Week Two High School Football including GHS in Morton and more!
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Local Sports Scores/Schedule 9/3/10
Thursday's scores, plus Friday's football schedule.
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Brown Lose Rookie RB in Win Over Bears
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Montario Hardesty can't seem to outrun his knee problems.
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ISU Outlasts Central MO
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Matt Brown threw for 303 yards and three touchdowns, including a 26-yarder to Corey Shandrick with 2:22 remaining, as Illinois State defeated Central Missouri 55-54 Thursday night.
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Southern IL Routs Quincy
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Lucien Walker ran for 114 yards and three touchdowns as Southern Illinois routed Quincy 70-7 Thursday night in its season opener.
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Iowa State Holds Off NIU
AMES, Iowa (AP) -- Alexander Robinson rushed for 97 yards and two touchdowns and Iowa State beat Northern Illinois 27-10 Thursday night.
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#9 Iowa Set to Open Highly Anticipated Season
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- The buzz has been building for Iowa's season since the day the Hawkeyes waltzed out of south Florida with their first BCS win.
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Iowa Gives Ferentz Contract Extension
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa says it is extending coach Kirk Ferentz's contract through 2020.
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USA Gymnastics to Sanction Cheerleading
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The national governing body for gymnastics has agreed to sanction college cheer competitions, a step aimed at getting competitive cheerleading recognized as a sport.
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Local Sports Roundup 9/2/10
A quick look at the area's high school and college sports results and schedules.
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Astros Sweep Slumping Cards
HOUSTON (AP) -- Hunter Pence hit a three-run homer and the Houston Astros completed a sweep of St. Louis.
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Cubs Sail Past Pirates
CHICAGO (AP) -- Kosuke Fukudome had three hits, including a go ahead double, during a perfect day at the plate and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates Wednesday.
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White Sox Overcome Indians
CLEVELAND (AP) -- For the second straight game, Manny Ramirez watched from a few feet away as one of his new teammates hit a game-winning homer.
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Bears Claim OL Williams
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have claimed offensive lineman Edwin Williams off waivers and waived running back Brandon Minor.
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Wilson Looks to Live Up to Promise for Illini
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- The football season that starts Saturday won't be Illinois linebacker Martez Wilson's first shot to live up to his promise. It's only the latest.
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