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Schildt, Baldelli Wins Manager of the Year Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Less than a week after his mother’s passing, Mike Shildt was honored for piloting the St. Louis Cardinals back into the playoffs, narrowly beating Craig Counsell of the Milwaukee Brewers to win NL Manager of the Year. Shildt earned the award in his first full season on the job, even though…read more »

US drops to 1-3 in Olympic baseball qualifying

The United States dropped to 1-3 in the super round of an Olympic baseball qualifying tournament, losing to Australia 2-1 on Wednesday at the Tokyo Dome. Minnesota prospect Aaron Whitefield hit a two-run single in the first off Boston’s Tanner Houck at the Premier12 tournament game. The U.S. was held to four hits, including an…read more »

White shines as Bulls beat Knicks 120-102

CHICAGO (AP) — Coby White waited as Roy Williams walked up the court. Williams playfully bowed in front of his former guard and then gave him a hug before taking off. It was White’s night, and a beaming Williams loved every moment. White made a franchise-record seven 3-pointers in the fourth quarter, and the Chicago…read more »

Evansville stuns No. 1 Kentucky at Rupp Arena, 67-64

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Evansville showed no fear either of Kentucky or venerable Rupp Arena, where the Wildcats had been perfect at ruining visitors’ dreams of pulling off the seemingly impossible. Until Tuesday night. Not only did the Purple Aces deal No. 1 Kentucky a stunning 67-64 upset, they beat the bigger, stronger Wildcats at…read more »

Valparaiso tops SIU-Edwardsville 89-76

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Javon Freeman-Liberty had a career-high 30 points plus 13 rebounds as Valparaiso erased a double-digit deficit to beat Southern Illinois-Edwardsville by double digits, posting an 89-76 win on Tuesday night. Nick Robinson had 19 points and eight rebounds for Valparaiso (2-1). Mileek McMillan added 13 points. John Kiser had seven rebounds…read more »

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