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Waltrip Sponsors Reviewing Partnerships
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)--Two of Michael Waltrip Racing's sponsors are reviewing their relationships with the race team following the organization's attempt to manipulate the finish at Richmond.
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Porcello, Fielder Lead Tiger Past White Sox 9-1
CHICAGO (AP)--Rick Porcello pitched his first career complete game, Prince Fielder homered among his four hits and the Detroit Tigers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 9-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.
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Cardinals get Big Hit, Beat Brewers 4-2
ST. LOUIS (AP)--Matt Holliday's two-run home run in the sixth inning stunned Wily Peralta with the St. Louis Cardinals' first hit and rookie Shelby Miller blanked the Milwaukee Brewers into the seventh inning of a 4-2 victory Tuesday night.
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Castillo Homers Twice as Cubs Rout Reds 9-1
CINCINNATI (AP)--Welington Castillo drove in three runs with two home runs, Donnie Murphy added a two-run shot and even pitcher Edwin Jackson smacked one as the Chicago Cubs rolled to a 9-1 victory over the suddenly punchless Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.
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Nyad Defends Herself to Skeptics of Cuba-Fla Swim
MIAMI (AP)--Diana Nyad is defending her 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida to skeptics who question whether she got into or held onto a boat during the journey.
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Local Sports 9/10/13
Here's a look at today's sports schedule.
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Scherzer Fails in Bid for 20th Win
CHICAGO (AP)--Chris Sale outpitched Max Scherzer, denying him 20 wins, and Miguel Cabrera was ejected in the first inning as the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 5-1 on Monday night.
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Wood, Cubs Stall Reds' Surge with 2-0 Win
CINCINNATI (AP)--Left-hander Travis Wood beat Cincinnati for the first time in his career, repeatedly pitching out of threats for seven innings, and the Chicago Cubs stalled the Reds' week-long surge with a 2-0 victory Monday night.
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Illinois Offense Comes Back to Life Under Cubit
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP)--Illinois' offense was one of the team's many problems last season. Now it's one of the big reasons the Illini have started 2-0 this season.
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Trestman, Bears off to Promising Start
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP)--As much as Marc Trestman credited the players and staff for the Chicago Bears' season-opening win over the Cincinnati Bengals, he couldn't help but acknowledge his own personal satisfaction.
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Bears Sign OT Scott, Waive TE Adams
CHICAGO (AP)--The Chicago Bears have signed offensive tackle Jonathan Scott to a one-year contract and waived tight end Kyle Adams.
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Local Sports 9/9/13
Here's a look at today's sports schedule.
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Cutler, Marshall Lead Bears Over Bengals
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jay Cutler passed to Brandon Marshall for the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter, helping the Chicago Bears rally for a 24-21 victory over the sloppy Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday and giving Marc Trestman a victory in his coaching debut.
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Rams Beat Cardinals
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Greg Zuerlein kicked a 48-yard field goal with 40 seconds left and the St. Louis Rams completed a fourth-quarter comeback with a 27-24 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.
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49ers Get Past Packers
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Frank Gore scored a go-ahead, 1-yard touchdown with 5:47 remaining, Colin Kaepernick threw for a career-high 412 yards and three touchdowns, with 13 completions to Anquan Boldin, and the San Francisco 49ers beat the Green Bay Packers 34-28 on Sunday.
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Cardinals Sweep Pirates
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Michael Wacha pitched seven shutout innings and drove in two runs as the St. Louis Cardinals routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-2 Sunday for a three-game sweep.
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Brewers Beat Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Yovani Gallardo tossed seven strong innings and Jeff Bianchi delivered a key pinch-hit single, leading the Milwaukee Brewers over the Chicago Cubs 3-1 Sunday.
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White Sox End 9 Game Skid
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Pinch-runner Chris Dickerson got lost on the bases and was doubled up for the final out, and the Chicago White Sox ended a nine-game losing streak by holding off the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 Sunday.
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Sky Pull Away to Beat Mystics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Elena Delle Donne scored 22 points and the Chicago Sky beat Washington 93-79 on Sunday to prevent the Mystics from clinching a playoff spot.
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Local Sports 9/8/13
Saturday's area high school and college sports results.
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Illinois Stuns Cincinnati
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Nathan Scheelhaase passed for 312 yards and four touchdowns to lead Illinois to a surprise 45-17 win Saturday over Cincinnati.
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WIU Has No Problem with Quincy
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) -- Trenton Norvell threw for two touchdowns and J.C. Baker ran for two more as Western Illinois cruised to its second straight victory, defeating Quincy 34-6 on Saturday.
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Siemian Leads Northwestern Past Syracuse
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- Trevor Siemian threw for 259 yards and a career-high three touchdowns, Kain Colter passed for a touchdown and ran for one, and No. 19 Northwestern pounded Syracuse 48-27 on Saturday.
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Iowa Beats Missouri State
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Jake Rudock and Mark Weisman each ran for a pair of touchdowns and Iowa beat Missouri State 28-14 on Saturday, snapping a seven-game losing streak dating back to 2012.
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EIU Beats SIU in Double OT
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Jimmy Garoppolo passed for 440 yards and four touchdowns as Eastern Illinois pulled past Southern Illinois 40-37 in double overtime on Saturday.
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Wainwright Moves Cardinals Into First in NL Central
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Adam Wainwright bounced back from back-to-back sub-par outings with seven shutout innings and David Freese homered to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday night.
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Brewers Beat Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Logan Schafer hit a three-run triple and Johnny Hellweg pitched six innings for his first career major league victory in the Milwaukee Brewers' 5-3 win over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.
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Orioles Lifted Over White Sox
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Matt Wieters hit a two-run single in the 10th inning to give the Baltimore Orioles a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday.
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Seattle Beats Fire
SEATTLE (AP) -- The Seattle Sounders benefited from an own goal in the 89th minute to beat the Chicago Fire 2-1 Saturday night for their fourth straight win.
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Edwards Wins Richmond, Keselowski Misses Chase
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- NASCAR will have a new champion this year as the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship will go on without Brad Keselowski.
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