Posts Tagged Illinois

Carrasco helps Indians beat White Sox 3-2

Cleveland Indians' Michael Brantley hits an one-run single against the Chicago White Sox during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — Michael Bourn and the Cleveland Indians are feeling pretty good heading into a big series with Kansas City.

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Minnesota beats Eastern Illinois 42-20 in opener

Eastern Illinois quarterback Jalen Whitlow, lands under Minnesota defensive lineman Theiren Cockran (55) after carrying the ball for a nine and 1/2-yard gain during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Minneapolis Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The nerves surprised Mitch Leidner, but they were there at the beginning of his first season as Minnesota’s unquestioned starting quarterback.

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Norvell throws W Illinois past Valparaiso, 45-6

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Trenton Norvell fired four touchdown passes and J.C. Baker ran for 137 yards and scored twice to lead Western Illinois to a 45-6 win over Valparaiso in the season opener for both schools Thursday night.

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Minnesota beats Eastern Illinois 42-20 in opener

Eastern Illinois quarterback Jalen Whitlow, lands under Minnesota defensive lineman Theiren Cockran (55) after carrying the ball for a nine and 1/2-yard gain during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Minneapolis Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mitch Leidner ran for two scores and threw a touchdown pass to Donovahn Jones, leading Minnesota to a season-opening 42-20 victory over Eastern Illinois on Thursday night.

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Cleveland’s Kluber can’t contain Abreu in 3-2 loss

Chicago White Sox's Jose Abreu (79), right, celebrates with relief pitcher Zach Putnam (57), after the White Sox defeated the Cleveland Indians 3-2 in a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — Every time Corey Kluber found himself in a key situation, he was facing Jose Abreu.

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