Chicago wins first WNBA title with 80-74 win over Phoenix

Candace Parker returned home to bring Chicago a championship. She did just that, leading the Sky to the franchise’s first title. Allie Quigley scored 26 points and Parker added 16 points, 13 rebounds and five assists and Chicago beat the Phoenix Mercury 80-74 on Sunday in Game 4. Full Article Here Casey Drottar is a … More Chicago wins first WNBA title with 80-74 win over Phoenix

Hilinski’s two TD passes push Northwestern over Rutgers 21-7

Ryan Hilinski threw for 267 yards and two touchdown passes on Saturday afternoon to boost Northwestern to a 21-7 victory over Rutgers. Hilinski, making his third start since transferring from South Carolina, opened the scoring for the Wildcats (3-3, 1-2 Big Ten) by capping off a 98-yard drive in the first quarter, hitting Malik Washington … More Hilinski’s two TD passes push Northwestern over Rutgers 21-7

Lynn, Abreu lift White Sox over Tigers for 5th straight win

Lance Lynn pitched one-run ball over five innings, José Abreu homered and drove in four runs, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 8-1 Friday night for their fifth straight win. Tim Anderson added four hits for the AL Central champions as they prepare for next week’s Division Series against the Houston Astros. … More Lynn, Abreu lift White Sox over Tigers for 5th straight win

Heyward’s walk-off HR in 10th gives Cubs 4-1 win over Reds

Jason Heyward hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Chicago Cubs a 4-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday night for their eighth victory in nine games. Ian Happ homered for the third straight game, extending his hitting streak to a career-high nine games to help the … More Heyward’s walk-off HR in 10th gives Cubs 4-1 win over Reds

Cubs beat Pirates 6-5 on Difo error in 11th

Sergio Alcántara scampered home when second baseman Wilmer Difo mishandled a popup in the 11th inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 on Thursday night for their third straight win. Rafael Ortega and Ian Happ homered for Chicago, and Alcántara logged the first three-hit game of his career. Codi Heuer (6-2) got … More Cubs beat Pirates 6-5 on Difo error in 11th

Gary Van Tol set aside his dreams to ensure his Boise State players didn’t lose theirs

Gary Van Tol was never planning on leaving the minors. He’d spent 10 seasons coaching with the Chicago Cubs’ Short A affiliates. He was happy there. But in 2017, Boise State University offered Van Tol a chance to restart a baseball team that had been dormant for 37 years. “When this opportunity presented itself, the … More Gary Van Tol set aside his dreams to ensure his Boise State players didn’t lose theirs

Olson, Chapman rally Athletics to 5-4 win over White Sox

Matt Olson slugged a go-ahead two-run homer, Matt Chapman added a solo shot and the Oakland Athletics rallied to beat the Chicago White Sox 5-4 on Thursday. Sean Murphy also homered as the A’s avoided a sweep in their four-game series with AL Central-leading Chicago. Oakland ended a four-game skid and maintained its grip on … More Olson, Chapman rally Athletics to 5-4 win over White Sox

Kepler, Polanco power Twins past AL Central-leading Chicago

Max Kepler homered for a second straight game, Jorge Polanco also went deep, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 7-2 on Wednesday night. The Twins beat the AL Central leaders for just the fourth time in 16 games. They bounced back after Chicago rallied late to win Tuesday’s game and came out … More Kepler, Polanco power Twins past AL Central-leading Chicago

The Indians Must Determine How Long Jake Bauers Has to Prove Himself

The Cleveland Indians’ first base opening was never as up for grabs as initially portrayed. It might’ve been, had Jake Bauers not been fresh out of minor league options. But the 25-year-old would’ve been released had he not landed on Cleveland’s opening day roster, providing him an insurmountable edge over prospect Bobby Bradley. This essentially … More The Indians Must Determine How Long Jake Bauers Has to Prove Himself