Posts Tagged Illinois

Dynamic Impact wins Illinois Derby

STICKNEY, Ill. (AP) — Dynamic Impact ran down 2-5 favorite Midnight Hawk in the stretch to win the $500,000 Illinois Derby by a nose at Hawthorne Race Course on Saturday.

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Shuttleworth preserves Revs 1-1 draw with Fire

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — New England Revolution goalkeeper Bobby Shuttleworth stopped Juan Luis Anangono’s penalty kick in the first minute of stoppage time Saturday to preserve a 1-1 draw with the Chicago Fire, who matched a Major League Soccer record with their sixth straight tie.

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Cubs hit 3 HRs, break loose to beat Reds 8-4

Chicago Cubs' Mike Olt, left, celebrates with manager Rick Renteria, right, and Anthony Rizzo after hitting a solo home run during the second inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Chicago, Saturday, April 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — Darwin Barney and Welington Castillo hit two-run homers and Mike Olt added a solo shot as the Chicago Cubs broke out of a weeklong offensive funk and beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-4 Saturday.

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Resilient Bulls brace for next obstacle: Wizards

Charlotte Bobcats' Al Jefferson, left, strips the ball from Chicago Bulls' Joakim Noah during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The Bobcats won 91-86 in overtime. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Never mind all they overcame. The only obstacle that matters now for the Chicago Bulls is the one in front of them.

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Paulino, White Sox hammered by Rangers 12-0

Chicago White Sox's Felipe Paulino talks to catcher Tyler Flowers, right, on the mound after loading the bases against the Texas Rangers in the first inning of a baseball game, Friday, April 18, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Felipe Paulino gave up six hits and a walk, hit a batter and threw two wild pitches in the first seven-run inning in the majors this season.

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