Category Archives: Local Sports

Northwestern suspends frat events following drugging reports

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern University officials have suspended all fraternity-related activities while the school investigates allegations that people were drugged at on-campus gatherings. School officials said Sunday they received a report Saturday that a person had been drugged without consent Friday at the Evanston campus, according to a university-issued crime alert. The Chicago Sun-Times…read more »

Last hurrah: Indians win final home game before name change

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians won their last home game before they become the Guardians, beating the Kansas City Royals 8-3 to close a run that started in 1915 and will continue in 2022 with a new identity. Amed Rosario homered, drove in three runs and had four hits and Cal Quantrill pitched six…read more »

Umpire provides explanation for wild play in Cardinals-Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) — Umpire Bill Miller has provided an explanation for a wild sequence during St. Louis’ 4-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs that added another layer of drama to the Cardinals’ 16th straight win. A request was made for an explanation after Sunday’s game, but a spokesman for the Cubs said it was declined.…read more »

Tannehill throws 3 TDs as Titans hold off Colts 25-16

 NASHVILLE (AP)-  Ryan Tannehill threw for 197 yards and three touchdowns as the Tennessee Titans held off the Indianapolis Colts 25-16 to grab an early tiebreaker in the AFC South. The road team had won the previous five games in this divisional rivalry. The Titans (2-1) are the defending AFC South champs with a healthy…read more »

Sweet! Cardinals win 16th in row, go ahead in 9th, top Cubs

 | CHICAGO (AP)- Make it a very sweet 16 for the St. Louis Cardinals. Andrew Knizner scored the go-ahead run on Codi Heuer’s wild pitch in the ninth inning, and the Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 for their 16th straight victory. The Cardinals’ franchise-record streak is the longest in the majors since Cleveland took…read more »

Chiefs’ Reid released from hospital, plans to see team soon

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs coach Andy Reid was released from the hospital Monday after he felt ill and was taken by ambulance to be treated for dehydration following their 30-24 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers. Chiefs spokesman Ted Crews said that Reid was “in great spirits” and that he planned to visit…read more »

Kepler homers twice, Ryan’s 11 Ks lead Twins over Cubs 5-4

  CHICAGO (AP) — Max Kepler homered twice, rookie Joe Ryan struck out a season-high 11, and the Minnesota Twins held on to beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4. Kepler staked the Twins to a 2-0 lead with a homer in the first inning and hit a tiebreaking drive in the fourth for his 11th multihomer…read more »

Chiefs welcome Chargers for important early AFC West game

(AP)- Two teams expected to compete for the AFC West title will be trying to stay out of the cellar when the Chargers and Chiefs meet Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium. The Chargers are coming off a close loss to the Cowboys and the Chiefs were beaten by Baltimore last week. Both are 1-1 through the…read more »

Missouri court says Kroenke must release financial records

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court has refused to block an order that required Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke and other NFL officials to release financial records if they lose a lawsuit over the Rams’ move from St. Louis. Lawyers for Kroenke, the NFL and five other league executives wanted the court…read more »

Rookie Fields making first NFL start as Bears visit Browns

The future is now for the Bears. Rookie quarterback Justin Fields will make his first NFL start Sunday as Chicago visits the Cleveland Browns. The No. 11 overall draft pick will replace veteran Andy Dalton, who is week to week with a knee injury. Bears coach Matt Nagy has insisted that Dalton is still the…read more »

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