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Rust Out as Chicagoland Speedway President
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) -- Craig Rust is out as president of Chicagoland Speedway.
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Local Sports Round Up 9/24/10
A look at this weekends big games.
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Pujols Hits 2 Home Runs, Holliday Reaches 100 RBIs
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Albert Pujols hit his 40th and 41st home runs and Matt Holliday reached the 100 RBI mark, leading the slumping St. Louis Cardinals to a 9-2 victory Thursday over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
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Uribe Hits Slam, 2 Run HR in 2nd, Giants Romp
CHICAGO (AP) -- Juan Uribe hit a grand slam and a two run homer, connecting twice during a nine run second inning that sent the San Francisco Giants past the Chicago Cubs 13-0 Thursday night.
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Canada Upsets China Behind Smith's 25 Points
OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) -- Kimberley Smith scored 25 points to help Canada upset China 65-61 in the women's basketball world championship on Friday.
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French Anti-doping Boss Pierre Bordry Resigns
PARIS (AP) -- France's anti-doping agency president, Pierre Bordry, has resigned after five years in charge.
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England Goalie Brown Cleared for Women's World Cup
NYON, Switzerland (AP) -- England goalkeeper Rachel Brown has been cleared to play at the 2011 Women's World Cup after UEFA ruled she should not serve a suspension for a red card received in qualifying when a Swiss opponent faked an injury.
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Angry Bowyer: "I wouldn't cheat"
DOVER, Del. (AP) -- Clint Bowyer gave a defiant defense of his Chase opening victory, saying he ``wouldn't cheat'' to win a race after his car failed a follow-up inspection.
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Local Sports Round Up 9/23/10
A look at the areas sports scores and events.
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Bees Looking for New MLB Affiliation
The Burlington, IA minor league baseball team is searching for a new major league affiliation for next season.
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Morton Gets Win as Pirates Beat Cardinals
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Charlie Morton pitched effectively over six innings to win for the first time in 4{ months, Pedro Alvarez homered and drove in four runs and the Pittsburgh Pirates extended the St. Louis Cardinals' late-season collapse by winning 11-6 on Wednesday night.
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Wells, Fukudome Lead Cubs Over Giants
CHICAGO (AP) -- Randy Wells pitched 7 2-3 innings and Kosuke Fukudome homered to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 2-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night.
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Guillen Insists he Wants to Stay Put with White Sox
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Ozzie Guillen would appreciate knowing as soon as possible where he stands with the Chicago White Sox.
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Adjustments Pay Off for Bears
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The way Jay Cutler was getting drilled early on, the Chicago Bears looked like they were in for a rough afternoon in Dallas last week.
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NASCAR's Boyer Docked Points
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- NASCAR has docked driver Clint BowyeR 150 points, severely crippling his championship chances.
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Cardinals late-season slump continues
PITTSBURGH (AP) _ Charlie Morton pitched effectively over six innings to win for the first time in 4{ months, Pedro Alvarez homered and drove in four runs and the Pittsburgh Pirates extended the St. Louis Cardinals' late-season collapse by winning 11-6 on Wednesday night.
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Local Sports Round Up 9/22/10
A look at area high school and college sports results and schedules.
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Maholm Goes 7, Pirates Beat Cardinals
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Paul Maholm became the latest slumping pitcher to shut down the fast fading St. Louis Cardinals, pitching effectively over seven innings, and the Pittsburgh Pirates won their season high fourth in a row 5-2 on Tuesday night.
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Cain, Bullpen Lead Giants Over Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Matt Cain and three relievers combined on a two hitter, Buster Posey homered and the NL West leading San Francisco Giants beat Carlos Zambrano and the Chicago Cubs.
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A's Pound Buehrle, White Sox
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Trevor Cahill pitched eight solid innings for his team leading 17th win and the Oakland Athletics beat Chicago Tuesday night
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NASCAR Taking Closing Look at Car No. 33
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Two people familiar with the inspection process say NASCAR is taking a closer look at Clint Bowyer's race winning car from New Hampshire.
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Els Gets In on First Ballot
ATLANTA (AP) -- Ernie Els has been elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame in the first year he was on the ballot.
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Local Sports Roundup 9/21/10
Monday's scores and Tuesday's schedule.
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Marlins Lifted Past Cardinals
MIAMI (AP) -- Chris Volstad threw a five-hitter for his second career shutout, Brad Davis hit a grand slam off Chris Carpenter and the Florida Marlins dealt St. Louis' dimming playoff hopes a blow by beating the Cardinals 4-0 on Monday.
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White Sox Lose Again, This Time to Oakland
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Chris Carter finally got his first major league hit, Boof Bonser won for the first time in more than two years and the Oakland Athletics sent the White Sox to their seventh straight loss, beating Chicago 3-0 on Monday night.
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White Sox' Floyd Left Game Early
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Chicago White Sox pitcher Gavin Floyd has left his start against the Oakland Athletics after only seven pitches because of an apparent shoulder injury.
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Braves Left Fielder Helps Tackle Fan in Philly
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Atlanta left fielder Matt Diaz has helped tackle a costumed fan who ran onto the field and briefly eluded security guards during the Braves-Phillies game at Citizens Bank Park, where a teenager was subdued with a stun gun this season.
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Selig Rules Out Increased Instant Replay This Year
NEW YORK (AP) -- Baseball commissioner Bud Selig has ruled out increased use of instant replay by umpires to review close calls during the postseason this year.
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NASCAR Issues Warning About Bowyer's Winning Ride
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- NASCAR has warned Richard Childress Racing that Clint Bowyer's car came close to failing inspection after his Chase-clinching drive at Richmond.
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Rams Tight End Has Knee Injury
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Rams tight end Billy Bajema will be sidelined two to four weeks with a knee injury and defensive lineman Darell Scott has a high ankle sprain that also could put him out for as long as a month.
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