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Tribe Tops ChiSox 7-1, Half-Game Out in Wild Card
CHICAGO (AP)--Nick Swisher homered from both sides of the plate for the 13th time, Asdrubal Cabrera hit a three-run homer and the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago White Sox 7-1 Sunday to pull within a half-game of Tampa Bay and Texas in the AL wild-card race.
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Turner Takes Personal Leave From Northwestern
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP)--Northwestern says forward Mike Turner is taking a leave of absence from the basketball team for personal reasons.
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Morneau's Single Leads Pittsburgh Over Cubs 3-2
PITTSBURGH (AP)--Francisco Liriano took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning before faltering in his first no-decision this season, and pinch-hitter Justin Morneau singled in the go-ahead run in the eighth Sunday to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Chicago Cubs 3-2.
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Cutler, Bennett Lead Bears Over Vikings 31-30
CHICAGO (AP)--Jay Cutler threw a 16-yard touchdown pass to Martellus Bennett with 10 seconds left to lead the Chicago Bears to a 31-30 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.
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Molina's HR, 4 Hits Lead Cardinals Past Mariners
ST. LOUIS (AP)--Yadier Molina broke out of a slump with a home run and three singles as Shelby Miller and the St. Louis Cardinals remained tied for first place in the NL Central with a 12-2 win Sunday over the Seattle Mariners.
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E. Illinois Finalized a 57-24 Win vs. Illinois St.
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP)--Jimmy Garoppolo's career-high 480 yards and seven touchdowns cemented Eastern Illinois' 57-24 victory over Illinois State Saturday night.
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Lynch leads Northern Illinois Past Idaho 45-35
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP)--Jordan Lynch threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more as heavily-favored Northern Illinois held off Idaho 45-35 on Saturday.
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Jimenez Leads Indians Past White Sox 8-1
CHICAGO (AP)--Ubaldo Jimenez pitched 8 1-3 strong innings and Asdrubal Cabrera and Lonnie Chisenhall homered to lead Cleveland to an 8-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night that helped the Indians keep pace in the Al wild-card race.
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Cole gets HR Help, Pitches Pirates Past Cubs 2-1
PITTSBURGH (AP)--Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings and got home run help from Marlon Byrd and Jose Tabata, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Chicago Cubs 2-1 Saturday night.
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Kyle Busch Dominates to Win at Chicagoland
JOLIET, Ill. (AP)--Pole-sitter Kyle Busch dominated from start to finish, leading 195 of 200 laps en route to winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Dollar General 300 at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday.
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Mariners End 5-Game Skid, Beat Cardinals 4-1
ST. LOUIS (AP)--Rookie James Paxton gave up two hits in six shutout innings and the Seattle Mariners ended a five-game losing streak, beating St. Louis 4-1 Saturday night and dropping the Cardinals into a first-place tie in the NL Central.
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Local Sports 9/14/13
Here's a look at Friday Night's sports scores
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Prince Leads Sky to 87-82 Win over Dream
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP)--Epiphanny Prince scored 16 of her 29 points in the final quarter to lift the Chicago Sky to an 87-82 win over the Atlanta Dream in a meeting of the Eastern Conference's top teams Friday night.
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Kyle Busch Wins Truck Race at Chicago
JOLIET, Ill. (AP)--Kyle Busch has won his 34th career Truck Series race by beating Brad Keselowski at Chicagoland Speedway on Friday night.
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Cubs Rally Past Pirates, 5-4
PITTSBURGH (AP)--Anthony Rizzo hit a towering go-ahead, two-run homer off Jason Grilli in the seventh inning and the Chicago Cubs rallied past the Pittsburgh Pirates, 5-4 on Friday night.
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Penske Racing Sweeps Pole at Chicago
JOLIET, Ill. (AP)--Penske Racing swept the front row in qualifying for the first race of the Chase, with Joey Logano winning the pole hours after NASCAR placed his team on probation for allegedly cutting a deal with another organization to help him make the championship field.
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Salazar, Raburn Help Indians Beat White Sox 3-1
CHICAGO (AP)--Danny Salazar struck out nine in 3 2-3 innings, Ryan Raburn hit an RBI double and the Cleveland Indians beat the White Sox 3-1 on Friday, beating the White Sox for the 10th time in a row this season.
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Cards Retake NL Central Lead, Win on Passed Ball
ST. LOUIS (AP)--Pete Kozma scored on catcher Mike Zunino's passed ball with the bases loaded and two outs in the 10th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals retook the NL Central lead with a 2-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night.
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Local Sports 9/13/13
Here's a look at your local sports schedule
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Indians Rout White Sox 14-3
CHICAGO (AP)--Ryan Raburn went 3 for 3 with a homer and five RBIs, and the Cleveland Indians routed the Chicago White Sox 14-3 on Thursday night to remain to 1 1-2 games out of the second AL wild-card spot.
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Brewers Win 5-3 to end Cardinals' 5-Game Streak
ST. LOUIS (AP)--Tyler Thornburg threw six solid innings and Sean Halton homered to lead the Milwaukee Brewers over St. Louis 5-3 on Thursday night, snapping the Cardinals' five-game winning streak.
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Locke Bounces Back. Pirates Beat Cubs 3-1
PITTSBURGH (AP)--Jeff Locke allowed three hits over seven innings to earn his first victory in nearly two months and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Thursday night.
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Bears QB Cutler Finally 'Comfortable'?
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP)--Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler may or may not be a different player in the team's new offense. He was certainly better protected in a Week 1 win that coaches say let him display comeback ability and leadership
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Local Sports 9/12/13
Here's a look at today's sports schedule.
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Sanchez Helps Tigers Edge White Sox 1-0
CHICAGO (AP)--Anibal Sanchez struck out 10 in a terrific performance, helping the Detroit Tigers top the Chicago White Sox 1-0 on Wednesday night.
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Adams' Homer Lifts Cardinals Over Brewers
ST. LOUIS (AP)--Matt Adams had a two-run home run and the Cardinals broke open a tight game with four in the eighth to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-1 on Wednesday night.
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Sky Edge Mercury on Delle Donne's Buzzer Beater
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP)--Elena Delle Donne made a 10-foot jump shot as time expired to give the Chicago Sky a 70-68 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Wednesday night.
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Blackhaws Eager to get Started on New Season
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP)--The Chicago Blackhawks are feeling better about their chances of repeating than the last time they won the Stanley Cup.
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Rams Coach Fisher Squelches Rumors of USC Job
ST. LOUIS (AP)--St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher squelched talk he might be in line to be the next coach at Southern California, where he played in college.
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9/11/13 Local Sports
Here's a look at today's sports schedule
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