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Cubs pitcher Alec Mills exits with back injury vs. Red Sox

Jul. 02, 2022 20:06 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs pitcher Alec Mills left Saturday’s game against the Boston Red Sox due to lower back pain after throwing just seven pitches. The Cubs said the right-hander is undergoing further evaluation. The 30-year-old Mills (0-1, 9.87 ERA) struck...

Red Sox place Rich Hill on injured list

Jul. 02, 2022 19:39 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Boston Red Sox placed pitcher Rich Hill on the 15-day injured list because of a sprained left knee and recalled reliever Phillips Valdéz from Triple-A Worcester before their game against the Chicago Cubs on Saturday. Hill (4-4, 4.20 ERA) exited Friday’s game...

Quigley, Parker help Sky beat Mercury 91-75

Jul. 02, 2022 15:29 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Allie Quigley scored 19 points to lead five Chicago players scoring in double figures, Candace Parker added 14 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, and the Sky never trailed in their 91-75 win over the Phoenix Mercury on Saturday. The game was a rematch of last...

Morel homers in 3rd straight game, Cubs beat Red Sox 6-5

Jul. 01, 2022 19:51 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Christopher Morel got a belt-high pitch and launched it toward Waveland Avenue for a long two-run homer. Another big moment for the rookie from the Dominican Republic. And he's had a few lately, whether he was delivering at the plate or in the field. ...

Red Sox's Hill leaves start against Cubs with sprained knee

Jul. 01, 2022 16:57 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Boston Red Sox pitcher Rich Hill left Thursday's start against the Chicago Cubs because of a sprained left knee. Hill had a 4-0 lead through four innings before exiting during a three-run fifth. The 42-year-old left-hander walked P.J. Higgins leading...

Chicago man pleads guilty in Jan. 6, 2021, riot at Capitol

Jul. 01, 2022 15:12 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man pleaded guilty Friday to a misdemeanor for his role in the U.S. Capitol riot, court records show. Athanasios Zoyganeles entered the plea to a charge of parading, demonstrating or picketing in a Capitol building. He could receive a prison term of up to...

Red Sox ace Sale nearing return from rib injury

Jul. 01, 2022 14:53 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chris Sale will make at least one more minor league rehab start before the Boston Red Sox decide if their ace is ready to join their rotation after being sidelined all season because of a rib injury. Manager Alex Cora said Friday the seven-time All-Star is close to...

Chicago cop shot while responding to domestic disturbance

Jul. 01, 2022 12:44 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago police officer responding to a domestic disturbance at an apartment building was repeatedly shot as he stepped off an elevator Friday, hours after two men were killed in a separate shooting downtown, authorities said. The male officer was in serious...

Zach LaVine says he's coming back to the Chicago Bulls

Jul. 01, 2022 12:26 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Zach LaVine is staying with the Chicago Bulls. The two-time All-Star and Olympic gold medalist said Friday he has agreed to a new deal with the Bulls. LaVine will be signing a five-year max contract worth about $215 million, according to a person with direct...

EXPLAINER: How will R. Kelly sentence impact other trials?

Jul. 01, 2022 05:59 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly could be in his 80s before the singer is free again, based on a 30-year prison term imposed this week by a New York federal judge for parlaying his fame to sexually abuse young fans, including some who were children. And if the 55-year-old loses at three...