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Cooper, Not Cora Will Run White Sox In Final Games
CHICAGO (AP) -- Pitching coach Don Cooper will take over for departed Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen for the final two games of the season, not bench coach Joey Cora.
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Guillen's Blog Post On Joining Marlins Taken Down
MIAMI (AP) -- Ozzie Guillen's website said he's joining the Florida Marlins, but the post was soon taken down.
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Cards Miss Opportunity To Move Into Wild-Card Tie
HOUSTON (AP) -- St. Louis missed out on a chance to join Atlanta atop the wild-card standings when Brian Bogusevic scored on Angel Sanchez's bunt in the 10th inning Monday night, giving the Houston Astros a 5-4 victory over the Cardinals.
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Latos Sharp In Final Start For Padres
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Mat Latos took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and struck out nine in seven innings, and the San Diego Padres beat the Chicago Cubs 2-0 on Monday night.
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Sox Beat Jays In Guillen's Last Game As Manager
CHICAGO (AP) -- In what turned out to be manager Ozzie Guillen's last game with the White Sox, Tyler Flowers hit a three-run homer, rookie Dylan Axelrod threw six shutout innings and Chicago beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 on Monday night.
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White Sox Agree To Let Guillen Out Of Contract
CHICAGO (AP) -- White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen has been released from his contract to pursue other opportunities.
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2 Illinois Players Get Big Ten Honors
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Two Illinois football players are being honored on the Big Ten's Player of the Week list.
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Colts Owner: QB Manning May Come Back In December
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Colts owner Jim Irsay says there is an ``outside chance'' Peyton Manning might return in December.
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Ravens Swamp Rams 37-7
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Rookie Torrey Smith's first three career receptions went for touchdowns totaling 133 yards in the first quarter, sparking a franchise record-setting day on offense by the Baltimore Ravens in a 37-7 rout of the defenseless St. Louis Rams on Sunday.
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Rodgers, Finley Lead Packers Past Bears 27-17
CHICAGO (AP) -- Aaron Rodgers threw for 297 yards and three touchdown passes to Jermichael Finley, and the Green Bay Packers shut down Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears in a 27-17 victory Sunday.
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Mendoza Pitches Royals Past White Sox 2-1
CHICAGO (AP) -- Luis Mendoza pitched into the eighth inning for his second consecutive victory and Jarrod Dyson hit a two-run double to lift the Kansas City Royals over the Chicago White Sox 2-1 on Sunday.
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Cards Pull Within 1 Game Of Braves In NL Wild Card
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals pulled within one game of the Atlanta Braves in the NL wild-card race as Rafael Furcal hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning Sunday in a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs.
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No. 24 Illinois Survives W. Michigan Scare, 23-20
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Troy Pollard carried the ball for a career-high 133 yards and No. 24 needed all three of Derek Dimke's field goals Saturday to survive Western Michigan, 23-20.
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Danks Leads White Sox Over Royals 6-3
CHICAGO (AP) -- Alex Rios and Brent Morel homered to back John Danks and lead the White Sox over the Kansas City Royals 6-3 Saturday night, stopping Chicago's five-game home losing streak.
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Cardinals Beat Cubs 2-1 On Wild Pitch In 9th
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The Cardinals kept their faint wild-card hopes alive when Carlos Marmol forced home the tying run with a bases-loaded walk to Ryan Theriot with two outs in the ninth inning and followed with a game-ending wild pitch, giving St. Louis a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.
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Packers Get Good News With Banged-Up Defense
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- The Packers defense will be close to full strength when Green Bay takes on the Chicago Bears.
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Grachev Stays Hot, Blues Beat Avalanche 3-2
DENVER (AP) -- Evgeny Grachev scored his third goal in four preseason games, and Adam Cracknell and David Backes added goals to lift the St. Louis Blues to a 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Friday night.
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Blackhawks Top Caps 3-2
CHICAGO (AP) -- Rookie Brandon Saad scored with 3:21 left in the third period to snap a tie, and the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Friday night for their first preseason win.
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Guillen Tired Of Extension Talk
CHICAGO (AP) -- White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen, starting what could be his final homestand with the team he's run for eight seasons, said that questions about his desire for a contract extension have gotten old.
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Chen, Royals Too Tough For White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Bruce Chen allowed two hits in eight innings and the Kansas Royals backed him with four home runs Friday night in an 11-1 romp over the Chicago White Sox.
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Cubs Beat Cards 5-1, Give NL Central To Brewers
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Alfonso Soriano dealt the St. Louis' wild-card hopes another serious blow with his first home run of the month, a tiebreaking three-run shot in the eighth inning that sent the Chicago Cubs over the Cardinals 5-1 Friday night.
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Scoreboard for 9/23
High School Football - Week #5
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NBA Postpones Camps, Cancels 43 Preseason Games
NEW YORK (AP) -- The NBA has postponed training camps indefinitely and canceled 43 preseason games because it has not reached a new labor deal with players.
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Obama Invites 1985 Chicago Bears To White House
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is showing some love for his hometown Chicago Bears.
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Penguins Surge Past Blackhawks 4-1 In Preseason
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Jordan Staal scored twice in the third period to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins past the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 in exhibition play on Thursday night.
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Cabrera's 5 RBIs Help Indians Beat White Sox 11-2
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Asdrubal Cabrera drove in five runs and Jeanmar Gomez won his fifth straight start for Cleveland as the Indians beat the Chicago White Sox 11-2 on Thursday night to remain in second place in the AL Central.
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Cardinals Collapse, Mets Score 6 Runs In 9th To Win
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals blew a four-run lead in the ninth inning and hurt their wild-card hopes when shortstop Rafael Furcal misplayed a potential double-play grounder, allowing the New York Mets to rally for an 8-6 win Thursday.
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High School Football Schedule for 9/23
Week five of the high school football season gets underway this evening with these matchups.
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Cardinals Agree To 2012 Deal With Berkman
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with Lance Berkman, who has had a bounceback season and will return in 2012.
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Freese Drives In Five In Cardinals' Win
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- David Freese drove in five runs with a triple and a three-run homer, and the surging St. Louis Cardinals beat the New York Mets 6-5 Wednesday night.
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