24/7 News Source 07/17/2013 00:35:18
Chicago Sports

(Undated)  --  Here is the latest sports news: Sale shines as AL beats NL.  Bulls drop Blazers.  Blackhawks deal Carcillo.  Fire prep for United.  Sky in action tomorrow.

>>American League Beats NL In All-Star Game

(Flushing, NY)  --  White Sox pitcher Chris Sale tossed two scoreless innings and was the winning pitcher as the American League earned a 3-0 win over the National League in last night's All-Star Game from Citi Field in New York.  Sale struck out two on 24 pitches as ten AL hurlers combined for the three-hit shutout.  Sox reliever Jesse Crain did not appear in the game, nor did Cubs starter Travis Wood.  Yankees closer Mariano Rivera took the MVP award with a scoreless eighth as the AL snapped a three-game losing streak.

>>Baseball's Second Half Starts Friday

(Undated)  --  With the All-Star Game in the rear-view mirror, baseball's second half is set to get underway on Friday.  The Cubs will be on the road to start a ten-game road trip in Colorado against the Rockies.  The Northsiders are 42-and-51 on the year and in fourth place in the NL Central.  The White Sox will open the second half against the Atlanta Braves for the start of a ten-game homestand.  The Pale Hose are 37-and-55 and in the cellar of the AL Central.

>>Bulls Beat Blazers

(Las Vegas, NV)  --  Marquis Teague scored 25 points to lead the Bulls in an 80-78 overtime win over the Portland Trail Blazers in Las Vegas Summer League play yesterday.  Tony Snell added 14 points and six rebounds for Chicago, which went 3-and-0 in this portion of the event.  The Bulls now play either the Knicks or Heat in the single-elimination bracket.  That game on Thursday at 9:00.

>>Blackhawks Send Carcillo To Kings

(Undated)  --  The Blackhawks have traded veteran forward Dan Carcillo to the Los Angeles Kings.  Carcillo has led the league in penalty minutes twice in his seven-year career.  He's been limited to just 51 games in the last two seasons due to injuries.  Chicago receives a conditional 2015 draft pick from the Kings in the deal.

>>Fire Get Prepared For DCU

(Bridgeview, IL)  --  The Fire are getting set for this weekend's match against D.C. United.  Chicago is 6-9-and-3 on the season and in eighth place in the Eastern Conference.  United is only 2-13-and-4 and in the cellar of the conference standings.  Saturday's match starts at 7:30 from Toyota Park.

>>Sky In Action Tomorrow

(Rosemont, IL)  --  The Sky are back on the court tomorrow morning.  Chicago will take on the New York Liberty at 10:00 a.m. from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.  The Sky have won three straight and are now second in the Eastern Conference at 10-and-4.  New York is four games back of Chicago at 6-and-8.

Andrew Stetka/bg   SPT)

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