• Polanco breaks out of slump, Pirates top Cubs 4-3

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gregory Polanco broke out of a slump with a two-run homer, Andrew McCutchen hit his 12th home run of the season and the Pittsburgh Pirates edged the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Saturday night.

  • Rizzo, Cubs rally for 6 runs in 9th inning, beat Pirates 9-5

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Anthony Rizzo almost led off his third straight game with a homer, losing his bid after a replay review, before helping key a six-run rally in the ninth inning that sent the Chicago Cubs over the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-5 Friday night.

  • Cabrera, Quintana lead White Sox over Blue Jays 11-4

    TORONTO (AP) — Melky Cabrera homered, doubled and drove in five runs against his former team, leading Jose Quintana and the Chicago White Sox over the Toronto Blue Jays 11-4 on Friday night.

  • UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes hurt in truck-train collision

    RAYMOND, Ill. (AP) — Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes was injured Friday in a collision between a pickup truck and a train.

  • Ex-Illinois coach Law joining Staley’s South Carolina staff

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former Illinois head coach Jolette Law is joining the staff of national champion South Carolina.

  • Davidson homers for 4th straight game; White Sox top O’s 5-2

    CHICAGO (AP) — Rookie Matt Davidson homered for the fourth straight game, then doubled and scored in a four-run sixth inning to lead the Chicago White Sox over Baltimore 5-2 on Thursday, the Orioles’ seventh loss in eight games.

  • Blackhawks hire Samuelsson, Granato as assistant coaches

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have hired former NHL defenseman Ulf Samuelsson and Don Granato as assistant coaches on Joel Quenneville’s staff.