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  • Wood zeroes in as Cubs win fourth straight

    The Sports Xchange By Jeff Wallner, The Sports Xchange Wood zeroes in as Cubs win fourth straight CINCINNATI -- Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria said it was important for Travis Wood to have a strong outing Tuesday. "It hasn't been like the season...
  • U.S. rout Slovenia in final World Cup tune-up

    (Reuters) - The United States completed their preparations for the upcoming World Cup with a 101-71 mauling of Slovenia on Tuesday that gave them a perfect record in warm-up games ahead of the 24-nation event in Spain. Missing some top NBA talent who...
  • Cubs 3, Reds 0

    The Sports Xchange By Jeff Wallner, The Sports Xchange Cubs 3, Reds 0 CINCINNATI -- Travis Wood pitched six shutout innings, and first baseman Anthony Rizzo and center fielder Arismendy Alcantara homered, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 3-0 victory...
  • Team USA routs Slovenia in final World Cup tune-up

    Team USA routs Slovenia in final World Cup tune-up
    Team USA completed its preparations for the upcoming FIBA World Cup of Basketball with a 101-71 mauling of Slovenia on Tuesday. The U.S. team went undefeated (4-0) in warmup games ahead of the 24-nation event in Spain. Bulls star Derrick Rose scored...
  • U.S. and Spain on course for World Cup showdown

    BELGRADE (Reuters) - A much-weakened United States should still be strong enough at least to reach the final of the 2014 basketball World Cup, which begins in Spain on Saturday. The holders, together with the hosts, will be strong favorites to reach...
  • Hurricane Cristobal seen passing west of rain-lashed Bermuda

    Hurricane Cristobal seen passing west of rain-lashed Bermuda
    Hurricane Cristobal is expected to pass well west of Bermuda on Wednesday, where a tropical storm watch is in effect and heavy rain is likely, the National Hurricane Center said. Centered about 425 miles west of Bermuda, Cristobal was moving north at 12...
  • Cubs will try not to put too much pressure on Jorge Soler

    Cubs will try not to put too much pressure on Jorge Soler
    CINCINNATI — Rick Renteria has an immediate plan for Jorge Soler. But it does not include any animated message or inspirational pep talk when the talented Cuban slugger is expected to make his big league debut Wednesday night against the Reds....
  • Irving get start at PG vs. Slovenia

    The Sports Xchange Irving get start at PG vs. Slovenia Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers will start at point guard for Team USA on Tuesday against Slovenia in its final tuneup heading into the FIBA World Cup. Coach Mike Krzyzewski said that...
  • Cristobal becomes third named storm of Atlantic hurricane season

    Cristobal becomes third named storm of Atlantic hurricane season
    Hurricane Cristobal formed late Monday with winds rising to 75 mph as it veered away from the continental United States, the National Hurricane Center said. Centered about 665 miles southwest of Bermuda, Cristobal is creeping north at about 2 mph and is...
  • Former papal diplomat could face trial in Dominican Republic: Vatican

    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - A former Polish archbishop and papal diplomat who was defrocked after allegations of paying children for sexual acts has lost his diplomatic immunity and could be tried in the Dominican Republic, the Vatican said. In a...
  • Polish archbishop appeals defrocking for sexual abuse: Vatican

    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - A Polish archbishop accused of child sex abuse in the Dominican Republic has appealed against a Roman Catholic tribunal's decision to defrock him, the Vatican said on Monday. Jozef Wesolowski, who had served as a Vatican nuncio...
  • Big day for Wada, but does he have a Cubs future?

     Big day for Wada, but does he have a Cubs future?
    Young and old, Cubs starters have been pitching in to give their team a chance to win against some of the elite clubs lately. On Sunday it was 33-year-old Tsuyoshi Wada's chance to turn away the first-place Orioles. Wada had a no-hitter through six...