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Dells Motor Speedway Results

Two Super Late Model feature races highlighted the racing card at Dells Raceway Park on Saturday night. Dan Lensing won both 30-lap events with Jeremy Miller finishing as runner-up in both races, Other Saturday night feature race winners included Jimmy Robinson for the Hobby Stock division, Colton Morgan for the Bandits, Cory Talaska for the More >

Wada earns 1st MLB win as Cubs beat Rockies

CHICAGO (AP) – Tsuyoshi Wada earned his first big league win, pitching seven strong innings Monday night as the Chicago Cubs defeated the Colorado Rockies 4-1. Anthony Rizzo drove in two runs to back Wada (1-1). In only his third career start in the majors, Wada cut through the Colorado lineup, allowing one run and five hits. More >

Odorizzi goes 7 strong, Rays beat Brewers 2-1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – Jake Odorizzi won his third consecutive start, James Loney had two RBIs and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Monday night. Odorizzi allowed one run and three hits in seven innings to beat the team that took him 32nd overall in the 2008 draft. Tampa Bay took a More >

Brewers minor leaguer gets 50-game drug suspension

NEW YORK (AP) – A minor league third baseman in the Milwaukee Brewers’ organization has been suspended for 50 games after testing positive for an amphetamine. The commissioner’s office issued the penalty Monday to 22-year-old Nick Delmonico. Delmonico was playing for Class A Brevard County of the Florida State League. He was hitting .262 with four home More >

Timberwolves get free agent Mo Williams

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Timberwolves and free-agent guard Mo Williams have agreed to a one-year deal worth $3.75 million. Williams’ agency, Priority Sports, announced the agreement on Monday. Williams is coming off an up-and-down season with the Portland Trail Blazers, but the Timberwolves see the veteran combo guard as an ideal pairing with rookie Zach More >

With big raise, Rudolph ready for bigger year

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Kyle Rudolph has a new contract to match the significant value the Minnesota Vikings have considered him to be for their offense. Now they need their not-so-young-anymore tight end to put together a complete season to prove it. Rudolph has 1,055 yards and 15 touchdowns over his three-year NFL career. Jimmy Graham exceeded More >

Wainwright, Holliday leads Cards past Cubs, 1-0

CHICAGO (AP) – Adam Wainwright pitched seven scoreless innings and Matt Holliday hit a solo homer to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 1-0 victory and a series win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday. The Cardinals won two of the three games at Wrigley Field in the weekend set. The Cubs have not won More >

David Freese’s late HR puts Angels past Tigers 2-1

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – David Freese hit a tiebreaking homer off Joba Chamberlain in the eighth inning, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Detroit Tigers 2-1 Sunday for their third straight victory. Erick Aybar scored from second base on Rick Porcello’s poor pickoff throw in the fifth for the Angels, who improved the majors’ second-best More >

Duda and deGrom deliver, Mets defeat Brewers 2-0

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Lucas Duda hit a two-run homer, rookie Jacob deGrom pitched well into the seventh, and the New York Mets split a four-game series with the Milwaukee Brewers with a 2-0 win Sunday. Duda sent an 0-2 slider in the sixth from rookie Jimmy Nelson into the second deck above right field to break More >

Next up for Packers extension: Maybe Cobb?

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Randall Cobb doesn’t know if he’s next on the Green Bay Packers re-signing to-do list. His teammates are assuming that’s the case. One day after fellow wide receiver Jordy Nelson signed a reported four-year, $39 million contract extension, Cobb stood at his locker Sunday following the team’s second training-camp practice and More >