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Wednesday August 23 2017

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cubs star Kris Bryant exited after being hit in the left hand by a pitch, and lefty Anthony Rizzo wound up playing third base as Chicago beat the Cincinnati Reds 13-9 Tuesday night for their seventh win in nine games. The defending World Series champions moved a season-high 10 games over .500.


ST. LOUIS- Home runs by Jedd Gyorko (JUR'-koh), Stephen Piscotty and Yadier

Molina weren't enough for the Cardinals in a 12-4 loss to the Padres.


CHICAGO (AP) — Jorge Polanco homered for the third time in two days, as the Minnesota Twins earned a 4-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox.



MLB Tonight

Chicago Cubs (Mike Montgomery) @ Cincinnati Reds (Asher Wojciechowski) 610

Minnesota Twins (Ervin Santana) @ Chicago White Sox (James Shields) 710

San Diego Padres (Jhoulys Chacin) @ St. Louis Cardinals (Luke Weaver) 715


Tuesday August 22 2017



CHICAGO (AP) — The Minnesota Twins scored six times in the second inning and routed the Chicago White Sox 10-2 to split a doubleheader Monday night. The Sox got a 7-6 win in the opener.


UNDATED (AP) — Alabama is No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll for the second straight season and third time in five years.

Ohio State is No. 2, Florida State is No. 3. Southern California starts the season at No. 4. Defending national champion Clemson is at No. 5.


Tonight on WWHP it’s NASCAR Live. get the latest news in NASCAR from 6-7.


Monday August 21 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — Alex Avila capped Chicago's three-run 10th inning with a two-run single, and the Cubs swept the Toronto Blue Jays with a wild 6-5 victory Sunday.


WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Josh Bell homered and drove in four runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3.


ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Miguel Gonzalez escaped early trouble and pitched six scoreless innings, leading the Chicago White Sox over the Texas Rangers 3-2.



Kyle Busch swept the weekend for the second time in his career by winning the Monster Energy Cup Series race Saturday night. Teammate Erik Jones was second followed by Denny Hamlin and Matt Kenseth. Busch also won in the truck series on Wednesday night and the Xfinity Series on Friday night . He's the only driver to pull off the sweep, and he also did it in 2010.





Friday August 18 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs hit 6 home runs including back to back to back homers in the 4th inning but it wasn’t enough as the Cincinnati Reds rebounded from blowing a nine-run lead to defeat the Chicago Cubs 13-10.


PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dexter Fowler's two-run triple sparked the St. Louis Cardinals to an 11-7 comeback win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.The Cardinals remain third in the National League Central, 1 1/2 games behind the Chicago Cubs.


ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers held on to beat the Chicago White Sox 9-8. The White Sox pulled within a run on Jose Abreu's 23rd homer, a solo shot in the ninth.


(Undated-jm) -- The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is racing under the lights Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway. Kyle Larson is coming off his big win at Michigan last week and talks about this week…



NASCAR Driver Kyle Larson.


MLB Today

Toronto Blue Jays (J.A. Happ) @ Chicago Cubs (Jake Arrieta) 1:20

St. Louis Cardinals (Carlos Martinez) @ Pittsburgh Pirates (Trevor Williams) 6:05

Chicago White Sox (James Shields) @ Texas Rangers (Andrew Cashner) 7:05


MLB This Weekend

Toronto Blue Jays @ Chicago Cubs

St. Louis Cardinals @ Pittsburgh Pirates

Chicago White Sox @ Texas Ranger


NFL Preseason Week 2 Saturday

Indianapolis Colts @ Dallas Cowboys

Green Bay Packers @ Washington Redskins

Chicago Bears @ Arizona Cardinals


Tune in to 98.3 this afternoon from 4:30-6 as LA Decker will have the pre race broadcast from the Farmer City Raceway. Tt’s a full show plus B-Mods. Gates open at 4pm. Hot laps at 6:30, Qualifying at 7pm with racing action to begin at 7:30.


Saturday on WWHP it's the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race from Bristol Motor Speedway at 5:30.


Saturday from 9:30-11 WWHP will be broadcasting Live from the Mansfield Homecoming including the parade at 10am.



Thursday August 17 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Rizzo hit a grand slam in the first inning and Javier Baez scored on a wild pitch in the ninth as the Chicago Cubs overcame a late Cincinnati Reds rally to win 7-6 Wednesday night.


BOSTON (AP) — Boston had a 3 run rally with two outs in the ninth inning, that lifted the Red Sox to a 5-4 win over the St. Louis Cardinals.


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yasiel Puig's two-run double in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Chicago White Sox 5-4.


(Undated-jm) -- The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Bristol Motor Speedway Saturday night. Bristol made some changes to the bottom of the track to improve racing. Driver A.J. Allmendinger talks about the changes…




 Clint Bowyer talks about how Bristol compares to other tracks when it comes to the atmosphere…





MLB Today

Cincinnati Reds (Scott Feldman) @ Chicago Cubs (Jon Lester) - 1:20

St. Louis Cardinals (Adam Wainwright) @ Pittsburgh Pirates (Jameson Taillon) - 6:05

Chicago White Sox (Reynaldo Lopez) @ Texas Rangers (Tyson Ross) - 7:05



Wednesday August 16 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — Billy Hamilton singled in a run in the ninth as the Cincinnati Reds edged the Chicago Cubs 2-1.


BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox defeated the Cardinals 10-4 and  turned their first triple play in six years.



COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Danica Patrick will honor NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Robert Yates at NASCAR's throwback weekend at Darlington Raceway for the Southern 500. Patrick's No. 10 Ford will feature the paint scheme used by Yates' driver Dale Jarrett on the way to the 1999 NASCAR series championship. The Southern 500 will take place Sept. 3. Yates was elected to the Hall of Fame this past May. His programs won 57 races, including three Daytona 500s.



(Undated-jm) -- Kurt Busch will be making his 600th career cup start this weekend at Bristol. He’s had many highs and lows in his career. He talks about what he’s learned from those challenges…




He goes on to talk about the emotions behind the milestone start…




MLB Tonight

St. Louis Cardinals (Lance Lynn) @ Boston Red Sox (Eduardo Rodriguez) - 6:10

Cincinnati Reds (Homer Bailey) @ Chicago Cubs (John Lackey) - 7:05

Chicago White Sox (Carlos Rodon) @ L.A. Dodgers (Yu Darvish) - 9:10



Tuesday August 15 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo hit back-to-back homers to cap a five-run fourth inning, and the Chicago Cubs continued their recent dominance of the Cincinnati Reds with a 15-5 victory Monday night. Bryant went 2 for 4 with a walk and has reached safely in 16 of his last 20 plate appearances. Rizzo was 3 for 5 with a season-high five RBIs.


CHICAGO (AP) — The Notre Dame and Wisconsin football teams are set to visit some historic NFL stadiums in the not too distant future. They'll play each other at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin, in 2020 and Soldier Field in Chicago in 2021. The schools made a joint announcement in Chicago.


MLB Tonight

St. Louis Cardinals (Mike Leake) @ Boston Red Sox (Rick Porcello) - 6:10

Cincinnati Reds (Luis Castillo) @ Chicago Cubs (Kyle Hendricks) - 7:05

Chicago White Sox (Miguel Gonzalez) @ L.A. Dodgers (Alex Wood) - 9:10


Tonight on WWHP its NASCAR Live. Get the latest news in NASCAR from 6 until 7.



Monday August 14 2017

PHOENIX (AP) — Jake Arrieta won consecutive starts for the first time since early April, Javier Baez and Ian Happ hit consecutive home runs in the eighth inning and the Chicago Cubs beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-2 Sunday. Chicago reopened a one-game lead over St. Louis in the NL Central.


ST. LOUIS (AP) — R.A. Dickey held St. Louis to one run in seven innings, and the Atlanta Braves stopped the Cardinals' season-high, eight-game winning streak with a 6-3 victory.


CHICAGO (AP) — Tim Anderson hit a two-run homer for the White Sox, but the Kansas City Royals pounded Chicago 14-6 Sunday.


CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Justin Thomas has his first major title after overtaking Kevin Kisner and several others in winning the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow. Thomas all-but secured his fourth win of the year by sinking a 15-foot birdie putt on the par-3 17th, giving him a three-shot edge. He started the day two shots behind Kisner before finishing 8 under for the tournament.


BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Kyle Larson grabbed his third NASCAR Cup win of the year by holding off Martin Truex Jr. following an overtime restart at Michigan International Speedway.He is the first driver since Bill Elliott in the 1980s to win three straight Cup races at Michigan. Erik Jones finished third, followed by Ryan Newman and Trevor Bayne.



Friday August 11 2017

ST. LOUIS- Dexter Fowler crushed a grand slam in the seventh inning to send St. Louis past Kansas City, 8-5. Fowler also supplied an RBI double that sparked a game-tying, three-run sixth in the Redbirds' sixth consecutive win. The Cardinals completed a four-game season sweep of the Royals to pull within one game of the NL Central-leading Cubs.


CHICAGO (AP) — Rookie Yoan Moncada tied the game with a home run in the ninth inning and then drove home the winning run in the 11th to lift Chicago past Houston 3-2.


CHICAGO (AP) — Mitch Trubisky threw for 166 yards and led three scoring drives after Mike Glennon struggled for Chicago, before the Denver Broncos scored two long touchdowns in the closing minutes to beat the Bears 24-17 in the preseason opener Thursday night.


CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — As Lovie Smith begins his second season of rebuilding the Illinois football program, he's already sure about two things. Junior Chayce Crouch will be his starting quarterback and senior Kendrick Foster will be the team's primary running back. The Illini are trying to bounce back from a 3-9 season that included an 0-6 mark in the Big Ten West.



(Michigan-jm) -- Michigan International Speedway is the next stop on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule. Paul Menard talks about racing on the fastest track on the cup schedule…




MLB Tonight

Kansas City Royals (Danny Duffy) @ Chicago White Sox (Reynaldo Lopez) - 7:10

Atlanta Braves (Mike Foltynewicz) @ St. Louis Cardinals (Adam Wainwright) - 7:15

Chicago Cubs (John Lackey) @ Arizona Diamondbacks (Taijuan Walker) - 7:15



Sunday on WWHP it’s the Monster Energy Pure Michigan 400 NASCAR RACE from Michigan International Speedway with a 2pm start time.



Thursday August 10 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner allowed four hits over seven innings helping the San Francisco Giants defeat the Chicago Cubs 3-1.


ST. LOUIS (AP)-Yadier Molina hit  a grand slam and Jose Martinez also homered as the Cardinals  beat the Royals 8-5. The win puts St. Louis in a second-place tie with the Brewers in the NL Central.


CHICAGO (AP) — Tim Anderson homered and drove in three runs, Miguel Gonzalez tossed eight strong innings and the Chicago White Sox beat the Houston Astros 7-1.


CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — William Byron will replace Kasey Kahne (kayn) next season at Hendrick Motorsports, the latest teenager to earn a promotion to NASCAR's top level. The 19-year-old will drive the No. 5 Chevrolet in the Cup series.


(Michigan-jm) -- The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Michigan International Speedway this weekend. Michigan is considered one of the fastest tracks teams visit on the cup schedule. Jamie McMurray talks about the difference at Michigan compared to other tracks…



Joey Logano’s team has struggled ever since his encumbered win at Richmond in April.  He talks about what’s changed and if he thinks his team will rebound to make the playoffs…




MLB Tonight

Kansas City Royals (Jason Hammel) @ St. Louis Cardinals (Lance Lynn) - 6:15

Houston Astros (Brad Peacock) @ Chicago White Sox (Carlos Rodon) - 7:10


Chicago Cubs are off.



Wednesday August 9 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Buster Posey hit a three-run homer as the San Francisco Giants beat the Chicago Cubs 6-3.


Jedd Gyorko (JUR'-koh) slammed a three-run homer, Yadier Molina and Randal Grichuk added solo shots to lead the Cardinals to a second straight rout of the Royals, 10-3.


CHICAGO (AP) — Rookie Kevan Smith had a home run and drove in four runs for the Chicago White Sox in an 8-5 win over the Houston Astros.



Tuesday August 8 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Javier Baez hit an inside-the-park homer to back Jake Arrieta's 11th win and Chicago beat the Giants 5-3 in the champion Cubs' first visit to AT&T Park since eliminating San Francisco in Game 4 of the NL Division Series last October. The NL Central leaders moved 1 1/2 games ahead of second-place Milwaukee.


Matt Carpenter slammed a three-run homer to cap the Cardinals' six-run fourth in an 11-3 dismantling of Kansas City. Kolton Wong added a two-run shot and four RBIs, while Paul DeJong (deh-YUHNG') smacked a two-run homer to back Carlos Martinez, who gave up two runs over eight innings.



BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears guard Eric Kush will miss the season because of a torn hamstring. Coach John Fox says Kush tore the hamstring from the bone late last week. He is scheduled for surgery on today and will be placed on injured reserve.


CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kasey Kahne is out at Hendrick Motorsports at the end of the season. The Brickyard 400 winner was released from the final year of his contract, allowing him to pursue another Cup ride for 2018. Team owner Rick Hendrick did not immediately name a replacement for the No. 5 Chevrolet.

(Undated-jm) -- The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series leaves the twist and turns of Watkins Glen to head to Michigan International Speedway. One of NASCAR’s popular drivers is Danica Patrick. She talks about her relationship with fellow driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr and how they help each other both on and off the track…



NASCAR Driver Danica Patrick.



MLB Tonight

Houston Astros (Dallas Keuchel) @ Chicago White Sox (Derek Holland) - 7:10

St. Louis Cardinals (Michael Wacha) @ Kansas City Royals  (Jason Vargas) - 7:15

Chicago Cubs (Jose Quintana) @ San Francisco Giants (Ty Blach) - 9:15.


Tonight on WWHP its NASCAR Live. Get the latest news in NASCAR from 6 until 7.



Monday August 7 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — Matt Wieters hit a tiebreaking grand slam in Washington's five-run eighth inning, helping the Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 9-4.


CINCINNATI (AP) — Jose Martinez hit his first grand slam during the Cardinals' nine-run fourth inning, beating the Cincinnati Reds 13-4.


BOSTON (AP) — Chris Young hit two homers, to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 6-3 win over the Chicago White Sox.



CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois defensive end Sean Adesanya looks the part. He hasn't played it. The 6-foot-3, 250-pound Adesanya comes into his third year at Illinois with zero appearances for the Illini. Yet coach Lovie Smith believes he could anchor the defense now that he's healthy after missing two seasons because of a torn labrum and ruptured Achilles tendon.



WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. held off Matt Kenseth with a late gamble to win the Monster Energy Cup race at Watkins Glen.

Truex stayed on the course during the closing laps while others either went to the pits or eventually ran out of fuel. He assumed the lead and outdueled Kenseth on the final lap in winning for the fourth time this season. Rookie Daniel Suarez was third, followed by Denny Hamlin and Clint Bowyer.





Friday August 4 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt snapped a tie in the ninth inning with his third homerun of the game, and the Arizona Diamondbacks pulled out a rain-delayed 10-8 victory over the Chicago Cubs.


MILWAUKEE (AP) — Matt Garza made a strong start in his return from the disabled list, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1.


BOSTON (AP) — Rafael Devers hit a three-run homer as the Boston Red Sox beat the Chicago White Sox 9-5 Chicago fell to 3-15 since the All-Star break.



(Watkins Glen-jm) --  Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers will take on the challenge of the twist and turns of Watkins Glen International this weekend.  Chase Elliott talks about the strategy at a road course…



Joey Logano won at Watkins Glen two years ago. He talks about how Team Penske has improved their road course program…



NASCAR Driver Joey Logano.



MLB Today

Washington Nationals (Stephen Strasburg) @ Chicago Cubs (Kyle Hendricks) - 120

St. Louis Cardinals (Mike Leake) @ Cincinnati Reds (Tim Adleman) - 5:40

Chicago White Sox (Carlos Rodon) @ Boston Red Sox (Drew Pomeranz) - 6:10



On Sunday it’s the Monster Energy I Love New York 355 from Watkins Glen with a 1pm start time.



Thursday August 3 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — Jake Lamb drove in 3 runs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the surging Chicago Cubs 3-0.


MILWUAKEE--Yadier Molina (YAH'-dee-her moh-LEE'-nuh) hit a pair of solo homers before Kolten Wong's two-run double put the Cardinals up 5-1 in the sixth. Milwaukee's 5-4 loss to St. Louis keeps the Brewers 2 ½ games behind the NL Central-leading Cubs.


CHICAGO (AP) — J.A. Happ had a season-high 10 strikeouts in seven innings, as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Chicago White Sox 5-1.



(Watkins Glen-jm) -- The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to the twist and turns of Watkins Glen International. A.J. Allmendinger is one of the more talented road course racers in NASCAR. He talks about the pressure to perform at Watkins Glen…



NASCAR Driver A.J. Allemendinger.


 Denny Hamlin describes the racing at Watkins Glen and how road courses compare to other tracks…



NASCAR Driver Denny Hamlin.


MLB Today

St. Louis Cardinals (Michael Wacha) @ Milwaukee Brewers (Brandon Woodruff) - 1:10

Arizona Diamondbacks (Zack Greinke) @ Chicago Cubs (Jose Quintana) - 1:20

Chicago White Sox (Miguel Gonzalez) @ Boston Red Sox (Eduardo Rodriguez) - 6:10



Wednesday August 2 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester hit his first major league homer and struck out nine to reach 2,000 for his career, helping the Chicago Cubs pound the Arizona Diamondbacks 16-4 on Tuesday night. Anthony Rizzo went deep twice and Ian Happ and Javier Baez also connected.


MILWAUKEE--The Brewers scored three times in the first off Carlos Martinez, Jimmy Nelson finally beat the Cardinals as the Brewers held on for a 3-2 victory at Milwaukee. Nelson was 0-8 in 11 appearances all-time against the Redbirds before last night.


CHICAGO (AP) — Justin Smoak and Josh Donaldson homered as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Chicago White Sox 8-4.


DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR has tightened the restrictions for 2018 on Cup drivers who want to drive in lower-tier race series. Drivers with more than five years of full-time experience who race for points in the Cup series will be limited to a maximum of seven Xfinity Series races and five races in the Truck Series. The Cup drivers will be ineligible to compete in the regular-season finale and playoff races in each series, as well as the Dash 4 Cash races in the Xfinity Series.


MLB Today

Toronto Blue Jays (J.A. Happ) @ Chicago White Sox (Derek Holland) - 1:10

Arizona Diamondbacks (Zack Godley) @ Chicago Cubs (Jake Arrieta) - 7:05

St. Louis Cardinals (Adam Wainwright) @ Milwaukee Brewers (Brent Suter )- 710



Tuesday August 1 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — Matt Davidson singled in Leury Garcia with two outs in the ninth inning for his second game-ending hit in as many days, and the Chicago White Sox rallied to beat Toronto Blue Jays 7-6.


CHICAGO (AP) — Steve Bartman is getting a World Series championship ring from the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs announced Monday they were giving a ring to the fan remembered for deflecting a foul ball that appeared destined to land in left fielder Moises Alou's glove with Chicago five outs from the World Series in 2003. Bartman was harassed after the incident and has avoided the spotlight since.



(Undated-jm) -- The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series leaves Pocono Raceway for the twist and turns of Watkins Glen. One of the hot teams this year is Furniture Row Racing with Martin Truex Jr. He talks about his team and the support they have…



NASCAR Driver Martin Truex Jr.


MLB Tonight

St. Louis Cardinals (Carlos Martinez) @ Milwaukee Brewers (Jimmy Nelson) - 6:40

Arizona Diamondbacks (Patrick Corbin) @ Chicago Cubs (Jon Lester) - 7:05

Toronto Blue Jays (Marcus Stroman) @ Chicago White Sox (Mike Pelfrey) - 7:10


Tonight on WWHP its NASCAR Live. Get the latest news in NASCAR from 6 until 7.



Monday July 31 2017

MILWAUKEE (AP) — One of baseball's hottest teams showed no sign of cooling over the weekend. Victor Caratini hit his first career home run to help Chicago beat Milwaukee 4-2. John Lackey struck out eight in a solid six-inning start.


ST. LOUIS (AP) — Lance Lynn threw six strong innings and Jose Martinez homered and drove in three runs as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 Sunday for their fifth win in seven games.


CHICAGO (AP) — Matt Davidson hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth, and the Chicago White Sox snapped a seven-game home losing streak with a 3-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians.



The Fighting Illini open training camp today. The Illini went 3-9, won two conference games and finished 0-6 against the Big Ten West last year. They'll have a different look when they open their second camp under Lovie Smith.


LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Kyle Busch used a bump-and-run on Kevin Harvick to take the lead and held on to snap a 36-race losing streak and win the NASCAR Cup race at Pocono Raceway on Sunday. Busch won for the first time this season in the No. 18 Toyota and won for the first time ever at Pocono.





Friday July 28 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Schwarber homered twice and drove in four runs, and the rolling Chicago Cubs beat the Chicago White Sox 6-3 last night for their third consecutive victory.


ST. LOUIS (AP) — J.D. Martinez hit a grand slam as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 Thursday night. The Diamondbacks snapped the Cardinals' three-game winning streak.




(Pocono-jm) -- The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to the tricky triangle at Pocono Raceway. Dale Earnhardt Jr compares last weeks race at Indy and Pocono…



NASCAR Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.


MLB Today

Cleveland Indians (Danny Salazar) @ Chicago White Sox (Derek Holland) - 7:10

Chicago Cubs (Jose Quintana) @ Milwaukee Brewers (Brent Suter) - 7:10

Arizona Diamondbacks (Robbie Ray) @ St. Louis Cardinals (Michael Wacha) - 7:15


MLB This Weekend

Cleveland Indians @ Chicago White Sox

Chicago Cubs @ Milwaukee Brewers

Arizona Diamondbacks @ St. Louis Cardinals


Sunday on WWHP it's the Monster Energy Overtons 400 NASCAR Race  from Pocono Raceway at 1 p.m.



Thursday July 27 2017

UNDATED (AP) — The defending World Series champs are back atop the National League Central following their 10th win in 12 games since the All-Star break. Anthony Rizzo went 3-for-4 with four RBIs as the Cubs thumped the White Sox, 8-3. Addison Russell added a ninth-inning homer and Jake Arrieta (ar-ee-EH'-tuh) pitched two-hit ball into the seventh as the Cubbies moved a half-game ahead of Milwaukee.


ST. LOUIS--Paul DeJong (deh-YUHNG') belted a two-run homer and Randal Grichuk (GRIH'-chuhk) had a career-high four hits as the Cardinals trounced the Rockies, 10-5 to complete a three-game sweep.


CHICAGO (AP) — White Sox outfielder Avisail Garcia has a right thumb injury that will sideline the All-Star slugger for a couple weeks. Garcia complained of continued discomfort in his thumb after the White Sox lost 7-2 to the Cubs on Tuesday.



(Pocono-jm) -- The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Pocono Raceway this weekend. Martin Truex Jr has been fast at almost every track so far this year. He talks about returning to Pocono, where he already has a victory…



Chris Buescher won last year’s race at Pocono. He talks about what that win meant to him in his rookie season…



MLB Tonight

Arizona Diamondbacks (Zack Godley) @ St. Louis Cardinals (Adam Wainwright) - 6:15

Chicago Cubs (Jon Lester) @ Chicago White Sox (Mike Pelfrey) - 7:10



Wednesday July 26 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras drove in four runs and Carl Edwards Jr. provided some timely relief, helping the Chicago Cubs beat the Chicago White Sox 7-2.


ST. LOUIS-Jedd Gyorko (JUR'-koh) lifted a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth to lead the Cardinals past the Rockies, 3-2.



MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Team Penske has reached an agreement with 2012 NASCAR Cup champion Brad Keselowski on a multiyear extension. The 33-year-old Keselowski has driven for Penske throughout his 10-year career in NASCAR's top series, notching 23 wins and the series title five years ago. His crew chief Paul Wolfe, has also agreed to a multiyear extension with Penske. Keselowski has two Cup wins so far this season, at Atlanta and Martinsville, and is sixth in the points standings.

MLB Tonight

Chicago Cubs (Jake Arrieta) @ Chicago White Sox (James Shields) - 7

Colorado Rockies (Jeff Hoffman) @ St. Louis Cardinals (Carlos Martinez) - 7:15



Tuesday July 25 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — Adam Engel and Matt Davidson homered and the White Sox snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 3-1 victory over the crosstown rival Cubs at Wrigley Field on Monday.


ST. LOUIS-Randal Grichuk hit a two-run homer, Mike Leake pitched seven scoreless innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 8-2.


CHICAGO (AP) — The Big Ten Network will triple its prime-time national TV exposure during football season and add more basketball games in the time slot, thanks to new deals with broadcast partners FOX, ABC/ESPN and CBS. The FOX and ABC/ESPN football deals run for six years, as does the basketball agreement with CBS.


NEW YORK (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. will join NBC Sports Group's coverage of stock car racing next year — and there may be more options for NASCAR's most popular driver once he retires. The agreement with NBCUniversal will allow Earnhardt to pursue "a wide range of opportunities in the company's media businesses, including movies, television, podcasts, and other areas."


MLB Today

Chicago White Sox (Carlos Rodon) @ Chicago Cubs (John Lackey) - 1:20

Colorado Rockies (Jon Gray) @ St. Louis Cardinals (Lance Lynn) - 7:15


Tonight on WWHP its NASCAR Live. Get the latest news in NASCAR from 6 until 7.



Monday July 24 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras hit a tiebreaking two-run homer, Jose Quintana won again and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 Sunday night to move into a virtual tie for first in the NL Central. Kyle Schwarber also connected as the Cubs won for the eighth time in nine games since the All-Star break.


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals beat the White Sox 5-4 Sunday, extending Chicago's longest losing streak in four years to nine games.



SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Jordan Spieth heads into next month's PGA Championship with a chance for the very rare career Grand Slam after claiming the third leg with Sunday's victory at the British Open.

Spieth used a remarkable string of holes on the back nine to hold off Matt Kuchar (KOO'-chur) and win the third major championship of his career. He won by three shots — the same margin he started the day with — after a final round 1-under 69.

He played the last five holes in 5 under par.




INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kasey Kahne survived a crash-marred Brickyard 400 on Sunday for his first NASCAR Cup victory in three years. The Hendrick Motorsports driver won under caution in the race that took more than six hours to complete, finally finishing in fading light after 167 laps and double overtime. Brad Keselowski finished second.



Wednesday July 19 2017

ATLANTA (AP) — Willson Contreras hit a three-run homer, John Lackey earned his first win in a month and the Chicago Cubs won their fifth straight game with a 5-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves.


ST. LOUIS (AP)-Michael Wacha threw a three-hitter for his first career shutout, Matt Carpenter had four hits, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the New York Mets 5-0.


CHICAGO (AP) — Clayton Kershaw pitched seven scoreless innings for his major league-leading 15th victory and the Los Angeles Dodgers edged the Chicago White Sox 1-0.


CHICAGO (AP) — The New York Yankees have acquired infielder Todd Frazier and relievers David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle from the Chicago White Sox for reliever Tyler Clippard and three prospects. The deal was announced Tuesday night, less than two weeks before the nonwaiver trade deadline.


MLB Today

Chicago Cubs (Mike Montgomery) @ Atlanta Braves (R.A. Dickey) - 11:10 a.m.

St. Louis Cardinals (Mike Leake) @ New York Mets (Jacob deGrom) - 6 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers (Kenta Maeda) @ Chicago White Sox (Carlos Rodon) - 7:10 p.m.



Tuesday July 18 2017

ATLANTA (AP) — Jon Lester bounced back from the shortest start of his career by allowing only one run in seven innings and Chicago stopped Atlanta's ninth-inning comeback to give the Cubs a 4-3 win over the Braves.


NEW YORK (AP) — Tommy Pham hit a 3 run homerun and Adam Wainwright hit an RBI double while winning his fourth consecutive start, sending the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-3 victory over the New York Mets.


CHICAGO (AP) — Defenseman Brian Campbell is retiring at age 38 after playing 17 NHL seasons and winning the Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2010. The Blackhawks say he'll join their front office, assisting with community and youth hockey initiatives and marketing.


MLB Tonight

St. Louis Cardinals (Michael Wacha) @ New York Mets (Rafael Montero) - 6:10

Chicago Cubs (John Lackey) @ Atlanta Braves (Sean Newcomb) - 6:35

L.A. Dodgers (Clayton Kershaw) @ Chicago White Sox (Miguel Gonzalez) - 7:10


Tonight on WWHP it’s NASCAR Live. Get the latest news in NASCAR from 6-7.



Monday July 17 2017

BALTIMORE (AP) — Jose Quintana dazzled in his debut for the Chicago Cubs, striking out a season-high 12 in seven sharp innings to beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-0 Sunday for a three-game sweep.


PITTSBURGH (AP) — Adam Frazier's game-ending single capped a two-run rally in the ninth inning that lifted the Pittsburgh Pirates over the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 Sunday.


CHICAGO (AP) — Nelson Cruz homered to lead off the 10th inning and the Seattle Mariners beat the Chicago White Sox 7-6.



LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Denny Hamlin held off pole-sitter Kyle Larson on the final laps to win at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Hamlin took the lead with 33 laps left and held off the hard-charging Larson. Martin Truex Jr. was third, followed by Matt Kenseth and Kevin Harvick.



Wednesday July 12 2017

MIAMI (AP) — Robinson Cano (kuh-NOH') was a late addition to the American League All-Star team, and he made a late contribution to a 2-1 win over the National League in Miami on Tuesday. Cano led off the 10th inning with a homer off Wade Davis to break a 1-1 deadlock and earn MVP honors.



CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Joe Gibbs Racing is replacing NASCAR's oldest full-time driver with one of the youngest as the series undergoes a rapid changing of the guard. Erik Jones will drive the No. 20 Toyota for Gibbs next season. That has been Matt Kenseth's seat since 2013, and he has won a lot of races for the organization.



Tuesday July 11 2017

MIAMI (AP) — Aaron Judge was in his element Monday night in Miami, and the New York Yankees outfielder didn't disappoint.

The rookie won the Home Run Derby after entering the All-Star break as the major league leader in round-trippers. Judge concluded his majestic performance by downing Twins infielder Miguel Sano (sah-NOH') in the final, 11-10.Boston Red Sox hurler Chris Sale and Washington Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer (SHUR'-zur) will be the starting pitchers for tonight's All-Star game.

Sale will become the first pitcher to make consecutive All-Star starts representing different teams when he takes the mound for the American League. He has fanned a major league-high 178 and is 11-4 with a 2.75 ERA in his first year with the Red Sox.


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