Hamels Strikes Out Nine, Roll Rockies

DENVER (AP) — Cole Hamels struck out nine in seven scoreless innings, singled twice and drove in two runs to lead the Chicago Cubs past the Colorado Rockies 10-1 in a testy game. Rockies All-Star third-baseman Nolan

Bears Let Blewitt Go

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have waived Chris Blewitt, leaving them with two kickers as they try to replace Cody Parkey. Blewitt left Pittsburgh as the school’s career scoring leader with 363 points after

Jiménez Continues Strong June

CHICAGO (AP) — Welington Castillo hit a grand slam and top rookie Eloy Jiménez homered at home for the first time, powering the Chicago White Sox to a 7-5 win over the Washington Nationals. Castillo got his

Cubs Fall for Second Straight Game

DENVER (AP) — Rookie Peter Lambert went five strong innings and baffled Chicago for a second time in five days as the Colorado Rockies won their 10th straight at home by beating the Cubs 10-3. He allowed

Hendricks Keeps Rolling

CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Hendricks tossed one-run ball over seven innings to continue his dominance over St. Louis, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 5-1 win over the Cardinals. Carlos González hit his first homer with the

Sox Take the Rubber Match

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eloy Jiménez launched a 471-foot home run, Reynaldo López bounced back with six effective innings and the Chicago White Sox defeated the Kansas City Royals 5-2. Yoán Moncada had four hits for

Bears Celebrate 100th Anniversary

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears held their 100th anniversary celebration over the weekend in what was billed as the franchise’s largest gathering of stars past and present. And for Virginia McCaskey, it was “like a

New Women’s Basketball Coach for IVCC

OGLESBY – There will be a new coach at Illinois Valley Community College for their women’s basketball program. Josh Nauman has been hired as Illinois Valley Community College’s women’s basketball coach. Tom Ptak, who led the program

Sox Fall to Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Adalberto Mondesi had three hits and two RBIs, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 6-4 to end a six-game losing streak. Mondesi’s third hit, an RBI single with