CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester pitched a four-hitter for Chicago's first complete game of the season, and the Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 4-1.Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer as Chicago improved to 5-2 on its nine-game home stand. Kyle Schwarber and Jason Heyward also connected,
(Los Angeles)-Logan Forsythe doubled in a run in the 13th inning to lift the Dodgers over the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1
PHOENIX (AP) — Jake Lamb and Chris Herrmann homered and Arizona held off the Chicago White Sox 5-4.
(Undated-jm) -- NASCAR has announced several changes to its 2018 schedule. The Brickyard 400 will be the final race of the regular season replacing Richmond. Chicagoland Speedway will no longer be the open for the playoffs. Chicagoland will be replaced by Las Vegas Motor Speedway with the Chicagoland race to be held July 1st. After Las Vegas, drivers will head to Richmond with the final race in the first segment of the playoffs at the 2.4 mile, 13 turn road course at Charlotte Motor Speedway. NASCAR will also bring back The Clash the Sunday afternoon before the Daytona 500.
(Undated-jm) -- The rising young stars of NASCAR continue to make a big impact in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr talks about their impact in the sport…
NASCAR Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Chicago White Sox (Jose Quintana) @ Arizona Diamondbacks (Taijuan Walker) 2:40 p.m.
San Francisco Giants (Matt Moore) @ Chicago Cubs (Eddie Butler) - 7:05 p.m.
St. Louis Cardinals (Mike Leake) @ L.A. Dodgers (Clayton Kershaw) - 9:10 p.m.
CHICAGO (AP) — Joe Panik homered and doubled twice Monday night to help the San Francisco Giants beat the Chicago Cubs 6-4.
PHOENIX (AP) — Zack Greinke struck out 12 batters Monday night in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 5-1 win over the Chicago White Sox.
(Undated-jm) -- The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will be at Charlotte Motor Speedway again this weekend. Last weekend was the All-Star Race with this weekend being the Coke 600. Dale Earnhardt Jr announced earlier this year that this will be his final season as a driver in the sport. It was recently announced that he and his wife Amy will have a home renovation show on tv…
NASCAR Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.
San Francisco Giants (Johnny Cueto) @ Chicago Cubs (Jon Lester) - 6 p.m.
Chicago White Sox (Dylan Covey) @ Arizona Diamondbacks (Patrick Corbin) - 8:40
St. Louis Cardinals (Lance Lynn) @ L.A. Dodgers (Rich Hill) - 9 p.m.
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CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant hit two home runs and Jake Arrieta tossed six strong innings to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 13-6 rout of the Milwaukee Brewers Sunday.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Carpenter homered and Adam Wainwright allowed one run and five hits over 6 1/3 innings to lead the St. Louis Cardinals over the San Francisco Giants 8-3 Sunday.
SEATTLE (AP) — Tim Anderson had three hits and two RBIs for the White Sox, including his fifth home run,Derek Holland pitched eight strong innings and the White Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 8-1 Sunday.
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch used a bold three-wide pass for the lead Saturday night to win NASCAR's annual All-Star race for the first time.
Although the race does not count in the standings, it was Busch's first Cup victory of the season and first at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Busch also won the Truck Series race Friday night, but the victory Saturday was worth a cool $1 million.
CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Rizzo and Kyle Schwarber drove in two runs apiece, and the Chicago Cubs handed the Cincinnati Reds their season-high fifth straight loss with a 7-5 victory.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pinch-hitter Chris Young singled home the tiebreaking run in the 13th inning and the Boston Red Sox rallied past the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout homered for the fifth time in six games, as the Los Angeles Angels completed a three-game sweep of the Chicago White Sox with a 12-8 victory.
(Chicago-jm) -- Jon Lester is on the mound for the Chicago Cubs as they take on Amir Garrett and the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field this afternoon. Game time is set for 1:20 p.m.
(Seattle-jm) -- The Chicago White Sox continue out on the west coast. The Sox wrapped up a series in Los Angeles against the Angels and now head to Seattle to take on the Mariners. Dylan Covey will be on the mound tonight for the South Siders with first pitch set for 9:10 p.m.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Always Dreaming has been made the early 4-5 favorite for the Preakness as the colt tries to continue his charge toward the Triple Crown.
The reigning Kentucky Derby winner will break from the No. 4 post in the 10-horse field. Thirteen winners have started from that position, most recently Curlin in 2007. Classic Empire has drawn the No. 5 post and is the early 3-1 second choice for the 1 3/16-mile race after grinding out a fourth-place finish at Churchill Downs.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Richard Petty Motorsports says Regan Smith is replacing injured driver Aric Almirola this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Almirola spent Saturday night in a hospital after fracturing a vertebra during a fiery wreck at Kansas Speedway. The top of Almirola's car had to be cut away for him to be removed from the vehicle and airlifted to the hospital.
(Charlotte-jm) -- This weekend is the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series All Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Matt Kenseth was asked if the All Star race is a test session for the Coke 600 next week…
NASCAR Driver Matt Kenseth.
(Charlotte-jm) -- The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is at Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend for the All Star Race. NASCAR introduced a new rule in the All-Star race this year by offering a set of soft tires that can used once throughout the race. Driver Jamie McMurray talks about how much of an advantage those tires will be…
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Yadier Molina homered twice and Adam Wainwright threw seven shutout innings to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-0 win over the Chicago Cubs. Matt Carpenter also homered for St. Louis, which won for the eighth time in nine games. Chicago has lost three of four.
CHICAGO (AP) — Pinch hitter Melky Cabrera had a key two-run single in Chicago's eight-run eighth inning, helping the White Sox beat the San Diego Padres 9-3.
MIAMI (AP) — Bob Gibson, Stan Musial, Dizzy Dean and Rogers Hornsby never had a trip with the Cardinals like the one they completed Wednesday night.
Dexter Fowler hit a pinch-hit, go-ahead triple and St. Louis overcame a four-run deficit for the second game in a row, rallying past Miami 7-5 to conclude a trip that by one measure ranked as the franchise's best ever.
The Cardinals went 6-0 on their swing through Atlanta and Miami. It's the first time they've gone undefeated on a trip of at least six games in their 126-year history.
DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago Cubs 3-0. German Marquez had a no-hit bid going until Kris Bryant's double leading off the seventh inning.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Minnesota Twins' game at the Chicago White Sox was postponed. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Aug. 21.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The crew chief for Aric Almirola is the latest to earn a NASCAR suspension for a failed inspection.
Drew Blickensderfer was suspended three races because Almirola's fourth-place car at Talladega Superspeedway had too much rear skew. He was also fined $65,000 and Almirola was docked 35 points.
(Kansas-jm) -- The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is at Kansas Speedway Saturday night. Kansas Speedway is the home track for Clint Bowyer, who is from Emporia, Kansas. He talks about what he likes racing close to home…
NASCAR Driver Clint Bowyer.
(Kansas-jm) -- The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is racing under the lights Saturday night at the 1.5 mile tri-oval Kansas Speedway. Jamie McMurray talks about why Kansas Speedway is so special to him…
The Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies split a doubleheader yesterday with the rockies taking the first game 10-4. The Cubs took the second game 8-1. John Lackey pitched 7 scoreless innings and Javier Baez and Kris Bryant each hit a homerun.
Dexter Fowler singled home the tiebreaking run in the 9th inning as the Cardinals beat the Marlins 6-5 for their 5 th straight win.
Cardinals ace Carlos Martinez drove in four runs, compensating for the two homers he gave up and led St. Louis over the Miami Marlins 9-4 for their season-best fourth straight win.
The Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies were postponed by inclement weather. It will be made up as part of a split doubleheader today, with the first game at 12:10 p.m. MT and the second at 6:40 p.m.
DENVER (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have placed outfielder Jason Heyward on the 10-day disabled list with a sore knuckle on his right hand. The move is retroactive to Saturday. Heyward is hitting .253 with three homers and 17 RBIs. The Cubs also traded outfielder Matt Szczur to San Diego for minor league right-hander Justin Hancock.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Veteran linebacker Dan Skuta has signed a one-year contract with the Chicago Bears. The 31-year-old Skuta — released by Jacksonville last month — has appeared in 112 games.
(Talladega-jm) -- The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is heading from the super speedway of Talladega to the 1.5 mile tri-oval of Kansas Speedway this weekend. Chase Elliott is part of a strong youth movement in NASCAR as veteran drivers like Dale Earnhardt Jr continue to retire. Elliott talks about carrying the banner for the younger racers in the sport…
NASCAR Driver Chase Elliott.
(Talladega-jm) -- The next stop on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule is Kansas Speedway Saturday night. One of the up and coming stars in the series is Chase Elliott. Elliott attributes his rise to his dad, Bill Elliott…
NASCAR Driver Chase Elliott.
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CHICAGO (AP) — Starlin Castro drove in Aaron Hicks with a fielder's choice in the 18th inning, and the New York Yankees beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 in the majors' longest interleague game ever by innings. The teams combined for a major league-record 48 strikeouts wrapping up in 6 hours, 5 minutes.
ATLANTA (AP) — Tommy Pham hit two homers, including a two-run drive in the 14th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals recovered after blowing a four-run lead to beat the Atlanta Braves 6-4 Sunday and complete a three-game sweep.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Tillman pitched five sharp innings in his season debut, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Chicago White Sox 4-0.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — They were chasing the dream at Churchill Downs on Saturday, but they couldn't catch him. Always Dreaming successfully navigated the mud in capturing the Kentucky Derby by 2 ¾ lengths. Sent off at 9-2 odds, the Todd Pletcher-trained horse made it the fifth straight year that a Derby favorite has won, the longest such stretch since the 1970s. Lookin At Lee finished second after going off at 33-1. Battle of Midway went off at 40-1, finishing five lengths back for third.
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Ricky Stenhouse Jr. earned his first NASCAR Cup victory by using a strong Ford engine to blow past Kyle Busch in overtime at Talladega Superspeedway. It was the first win for Roush Fenway Racing since Carl Edwards at Sonoma in 2014. Stenhouse started from the pole and won in his 158th Cup start. Runner-up Jamie McMurray was followed by Busch, Aric Almirola and Kasey Kahne (kayn).
CHICAGO (AP) — Albert Almora Jr. doubled leading off the 13th inning and scored on a throwing error by shortstop Freddy Galvis, giving the Chicago Cubs a 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies Thursday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Derek Holland scattered three hits while pitching into the seventh inning, Jose Abreu and Matt Davidson went deep and the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 8-3 Thursday to split their four-game series.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers beat St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 last night. Stephen Piscotty and Dexter Fowler left the game with injuries.
The Kentucky Derby will be run Saturday and it could be a wet one. Classic Empire is the 4-1 favorite, with Always Dreaming and McCracken coming in at 5-1. Irish War Cry is a 6-1 favorite.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR has penalized Joey Logano four days after his win at Richmond International Raceway, essentially stripping him of all benefits that came with the Monster Cup Series victory.
The sanctioning body issued Logano and Team Penske a L1 penalty on Thursday for a rear suspension violation. The infraction was discovered during teardown at the R&D Center in Concord, North Carolina.
Logano cannot use the Richmond win as consideration for an automatic playoff spot. Should Logano still make the postseason, the five playoff points that come with a victory would not count. The official race record will still list Logano as the winner. The No. 22 team also was fined $50,000 and docked 25 driver points and 25 owner points. Crew chief Todd Gordon was suspended two races.
(Talladega-jm) -- The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is at Talladega this weekend. Dale Earnhardt Jr is one of the best in NASCAR’s history at racing at restrictor plate tracks. He talks about the confidence and success he has had over the years…
NASCAR Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.
(Talladega-jm) -- The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Talladega Superspeedway this weekend. Jamie McMurray talks about the difference in driving at Talladega to Daytona…
NASCAR Driver Jamie McMurray.
(Talladega-jm) -- Talladega Superspeedway is the next stop on the schedule for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series this weekend. Martin Truex Jr talks about restrictor plate racing with a car that isn’t as good…
NASCAR Driver Martin Truex Jr.
New York Yankees (Michael Pineda) @ Chicago Cubs (Kyle Hendricks) - 1:20
Chicago White Sox (Miguel Gonzalez) @ Baltimore Orioles (Wade Miley) - 6:05
St. Louis Cardinals (Lance Lynn) @ Atlanta Braves (Mike Foltynewlcz) - 6:35
Chicago White Sox (Dylan Covey) @ Baltimore Orioles (Dylan Bundy) - 6:05
St. Louis Cardinals (Mike Leake) @ Atlanta Braves (Julio Teheran) - 6:10
New York Yankees (Jordan Montgomery) @ Chicago Cubs (Brett Anderson) 6:15
Chicago White Sox (Jose Quintana) @ Baltimore Orioles (Chris Tillman) - 12:35
St. Louis Cardinals (Michael Wacha) @ Atlanta Braves (R.A. Dickey) - 12:35
New York Yankees (Luis Severino) @ Chicago Cubs (Jon Lester) - 7
The St. Louis Cardinals took a doubleheader from the Toronto Blue Jays yesterday. Matt Carpenter hit a walkoff grand slam in the 11 inning of game 1 to lead the Cardinals to an 8-4 victory. In game 2 Dexter Folwer, Greg Garcia, and Matt Adams each had 3 hits that led to a 6-4 victory.
The Chicago Bears traded up one slot with the San Francisco 49ers to take North Carolina Quarterback Mitchell Trubisky.
(Richmond-jm) -- The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is heading to Richmond International Raceway this weekend. A Richmond race hasn’t been run during the day in 17 years. Last week’s winner Jimmie Johnson talks about the competitiveness of racing at Richmond…
NASCAR Driver Jimmie Johnson.
(Richmond-jm) -- Richmond International Raceway is the next stop on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Kyle Larson talks about the track changes at Richmond…
NASCAR Driver Kyle Larson.
Chicago Cubs (Jake Arrieta) @ Boston Red Sox (Steven Wright) - 6:10
Chicago White Sox (Mike Pelfrey) @ Detroit Tigers (Matthew Boyd) - 6:10
NBA Playoff Game 6 Tonight
Boston Celtics @ Chicago Bulls
Chicago White Sox (Derek Holland) @ Detroit Tigers (Michael Fulmer) - 12:10
Cincinnati Reds (Bronson Arroyo) @ St. Louis Cardinals (Mike Leake) - 1:15
Chicago Cubs (John Lackey) @ Boston Red Sox (Eduardo Rodriguez) - 3:05
Chicago White Sox (Miguel Gonzalez) @ Detroit Tigers (Jordan Zimmerman) 12:10
Cincinnati Reds (Amir Garrett) @ St. Louis Cardinals (Michael Wacha) - 1:15
Chicago Cubs (Brett Anderson) @ Boston Red Sox (Rick Porcello) - 7
Avisail Garcia’s 2 run homerun in the sixth inning helped Jose Quintana and the White Sox beat the Royals 5-2
Josh Harrison led off the bottom of the first inning with a homerun as the Pirates beat the Cubs
Isaiah Thomas and Avery Bradley each scored 24 points to lead the Boston Celtics to a 108-97 win over the Chicago Bulls to take a 3-2 lead in the first round playoff series.
(Richmond-jm) -- The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Richmond International Raceway this weekend. For the first time in 17 years, the race will be run during the day instead of at night. Driver Danica Patrick talks about the difference of racing during the day instead of at night…
NASCAR Driver Danica Patrick.
DH Game 1 Toronto Blue Jays (Aaron Sanchez) @ St. Louis Cardinals (Adam Wainwright) 12:45 & 6:15
Toronto Blue Jays (Mat Latos) @ St. Louis Cardinals (Carlos Martinez) - 7:15
NBA Playoffs Game 5 Tonight
Chicago Bulls @ Boston Celtics
NASCAR’s most popular driver has announced this will be his final season. Dale Earnhardt Jr announced yesterday that he will retire at the end of this season…
NASCAR Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.
(Richmond-jm) -- The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Richmond International Raceway this weekend. The race will be held during the day instead of the traditional night at the track. Driver Matt Kenseth talks about the potential difference in racing at the track…
Kansas City Royals (Danny Duffy) @ Chicago White Sox (Dylan Covey) - 7:10
Toronto Blue Jays (Marco Estrada) @ St. Louis Cardinals (Michael Wacha) - 7:15
Jimmie Johnson grabbed a rare victory at Bristol Motor Speedway in yesterday’s rain-delayed Monster Energy Cup race, giving him consecutive wins for the 11th time in his career. Clint Bowyer was second, followed by Kevin Harvick, Matt Kenseth and Joey Logano.