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Buehrle Pitches White Sox Past Indians 8-4
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Mark Buehrle bounced back from a poor outing and pitched six effective innings, leading the Chicago White Sox past the Cleveland Indians 8-4 Wednesday night.
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Garza Pitches 6-Hitter, Cubs Stall Brewers
CHICAGO (AP) -- Matt Garza pitched a six-hitter, Marlon Byrd hit a three-run homer and the Chicago Cubs prolonged Milwaukee's drive to clinch the NL Central, beating the Brewers 7-1 in the final game at Wrigley Field this season.
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44-Year-Old Vizquel Eager To Play Again In 2012
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Omar Vizquel wants to return for a 24th season in the major leagues.
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Diet Mountain Dew On Tap For Dale Earnhardt Jr.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. will have the Diet Mountain Dew brand on his car starting with next year's Daytona 500.
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Pac-12 Conference Decides It Won't Expand Further
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) --The Pac-12 Conference is standing pat for now.
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Rams Lick Wounds, Jackson Still A Question
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Mistakes cost the St. Louis Rams dearly in their first Monday night appearance since 2006. Now they're 0-2 for the fifth straight season and with a short week to prepare for the Baltimore Ravens.
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Oilers Double Up Blackhawks 4-2
SASKATOON, Saskatchewan (AP) -- Josh Green scored a pair of goals and an Edmonton Oilers split squad defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 4-2 in a preseason matchup Tuesday.
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Theriot Breaks Open Game, Cards Beat Mets 11-6
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Pinch-hitter Ryan Theriot hit a a go-ahead double with the bases loaded in the seventh inning and the St. Louis Cardinals came back to beat the New York Mets 11-6 Tuesday night.
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Marcum Pitches Brewers Past Cubs 5-1
CHICAGO (AP) -- Shaun Marcum threw eight strong innings and the Milwaukee Brewers moved a step closer to the NL Central title with a 5-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night.
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White Sox Rally For 5-4 Win And Doubleheader Split
CLEVELAND (AP) - Alexei Ramirez's seventh-inning single broke the game's final tie and led Chicago to a 5-4 win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night, giving the White Sox a split of the day-night doubleheader.
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White Sox Manager Guillen Wants Closure
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Ozzie Guillen doesn't want to talk baseball on his vacation.
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Manning's 2 TD Passes Lead Giants Over Rams, 28-16
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Eli Manning threw two touchdown passes and linebacker Michael Boley scored on a 65-yard fumble return to lead the New York Giants to a 28-16 victory over the mistake-prone St. Louis Rams on Monday night.
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Soto's 2 Homers Lead Cubs Over Brewers
CHICAGO (AP) -- Geovany Soto hit two two-run homers and drove in all the Chicago Cubs' runs in a 5-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night.
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Cubs RHP Wood Out For Year With Knee Tear
CHICAGO (AP) -- Cubs reliever Kerry Wood will not pitch again this season because of a tear in his left knee.
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Lohse Outpitches Halladay, Cards Gain Ground
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Kyle Lohse outpitched Roy Halladay, and the St. Louis Cardinals held off the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 on Monday night to gain ground on Atlanta in the NL wild-card chase.
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Stewart Opens Chase With 1st Victory Of Season
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) -- Tony Stewart has snapped a 32-race losing streak by winning the opening race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
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Cards Win Again, Pull To 3 Back Of Wild Card
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Allen Craig hit two homers and drove in three runs, Chris Carpenter gave up eight hits in eight innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals improved their playoff chances with a 5-0 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday night.
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Myers Beats Cubs With Help From Video Review
CHICAGO (AP) -- Brett Myers benefited from a reversed homer call to beat the Chicago Cubs again and Clint Barmes had a two-run single to help the Houston Astros to a 3-2 victory Sunday.
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Pierzynski Hits Two Homers For White Sox
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A.J. Pierzynski homered twice among his four hits and drove in four runs as the Chicago White Sox snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 10-5 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday.
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Brees' 3 TDs Lead Saints Past Bears, 30-13
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Drew Brees threw for three touchdowns, New Orleans' defense beat up on Jay Cutler and the Saints defeated the Chicago Bears 30-13 on Sunday.
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Rain Postpones NASCAR Race Outside Chicago
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) -- Rain at Chicagoland Speedway has forced NASCAR to postpone the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
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Local Sports Roundup 9/19/11
Monmouth College routs Lawrence, Knox loses, and more sports from Saturday.
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Phillies Beat Cardinals for 5th Straight NL East Title
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Roy Oswalt threw seven dominant innings, Raul Ibanez hit a grand slam and the Philadelphia Phillies clinched their fifth straight NL East title with a 9-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night.
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Lopez, Cubs Hand Houston Its Record 100th Loss
CHICAGO (AP) -- Rodrigo Lopez and the Chicago Cubs handed Houston its record 100th loss Saturday, shutting down the Astros 2-1.
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Royals Pound White Sox
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Mike Moustakas hit his third home run in four games and Jeff Francoeur hit a three-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 10-3 Saturday night for their seventh straight victory.
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Missouri Overwhelms WIU
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- Henry Josey rushed for three touchdowns and 263 yards while James Franklin threw for three scores as Missouri overwhelmed Western Illinois 69-0 on Saturday.
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Illinois Holds Off #22 Arizona State
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois sacked Arizona State's Brock Osweiler six times and turned one into a touchdown in a 17-14 win over the No. 22 Sun Devils on Saturday night.
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#7 Badgers Overpower NIU
CHICAGO (AP) -- Russell Wilson threw for 347 yards and three scores, Montee Ball rushed for another two touchdowns and No. 7 Wisconsin piled up more than 600 yards of total offense Saturday in a 49-7 rout of Northern Illinois at Soldier Field.
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Youngstown State Defeats IL State
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) -- Kurt Hess threw four touchdown passes and Youngstown State defeated Illinois State 24-17 on Saturday in the Missouri Valley Conference opener for both teams.
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Army Beat Northwestern
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) -- Trent Steelman scored three touchdowns for the second straight week, including the game-winner on a 1-yard plunge with 2:49 remaining, and Army beat Northwestern 21-14 on Saturday.
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