A-P Regional Sports Minute

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ryan Braun hit a three-run home run before getting ejected in the Milwaukee Brewers’ 4-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs yesterday. Brewers starter Wily Peralta allowed two runs in six-plus innings for the Brewers, who won their seventh straight game. Scott Feldman took the loss after giving up four runs in five innings. PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Erik Kratz hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning last night as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-3. Continue Reading

A-P National Sports Briefs

UNDATED (AP) — There are two NBA playoff games tonight. In the first contest the Brooklyn Nets are home to the Chicago Bulls in game two of their best-of-seven series, while in Los Angeles the Clippers are facing Memphis. Both the Clippers and Nets won the opening game of these playoff affairs.  

UNDATED (AP) — In the NBA playoffs Sunday the Heat, Pacers, Thunder and Spurs all won. Miami beat Milwaukee in the opening game of their series while the Pacers stopped the Hawks, the Thunder beat the Rockets and the Spurs slapped the Lakers. Continue Reading

PGA Tour Golf: Garcia, Leishman Lead After Day 1 At Masters

THE FIRST DAY OF THE 2013 MASTERS TOURNAMENT HAS BEEN COMPLETED…  

SERGIO GARCIA AND MARC LEISHMAN ARE TIED FOR THE LEAD AFTER THE FIRST ROUND AFTER BOTH MEN SHOT 6-UNDER-PAR 66’s… DUSTIN JOHNSON IS ONE SHOT BACK, WHILE IOWA NATIVE ZACH JOHNSON IS THREE BACK. PRE-TOURNAMENT FAVORITE TIGER WOODS IS FOUR BACK, AND PHIL MICKELSON IS FIVE OFF THE PACE AFTER A ONE-UNDER 71 TO START THE EVENT.  

 

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MLB: Cubs, White Sox Both Lose

THE CHICAGO CUBS AND CHICAGO WHITE SOX BOTH LOST THURSDAY…  

THE CUBS COULD NOT HOLD ON TO A 5-0 LEAD AND FELL TO THE SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS 7-6 THURSDAY AT WRIGLEY FIELD… THE CHICAGO WHITE SOX WERE ON THE ROAD IN WASHINGTON, D.C., AND COULD NOT HANDLE THE NATIONALS… THE SOUTH SIDERS LOST THAT GAME 7-TO-4… THE ST. Continue Reading

KBUR Sports

Midwest League: Bees Beat Beloit By One

THE BURLINGTON BEES DEFEATED THE BELOIT SNAPPERS BY ONE RUN THURSDAY EVENING IN MIDWEST LEAGUE ACTION…  

INFIELDER MICHAEL BOLASKI HIT A BASES-LOADED SINGLE IN THE TOP OF THE 9TH INNING THURSDAY TO GIVE THE BEES A 4-TO-3 WIN OVER THE SNAPPERS. BURLINGTON IS NOW 4-AND-3 ON THE YOUNG SEASON… THEY’RE IN ACTION AGAIN FRIDAY NIGHT IN BELOIT… HEAR THE GAME ON KBUR, KBUR.COM AND GOBEES.COM, WITH COVERAGE STARTING AT 6:10 PM… Continue Reading

PGA Tour Golf: Masters Gets Underway

THE 2013 MASTERS IS NOW UNDERWAY AT AUGUSTA NATIONAL GOLF CLUB IN AUGUSTA, GEORGIA…  

AS OF 11 O’CLOCK THURSDAY… DAVID LYNN LED AT FOUR UNDER PAR THROUGH 13 HOLES… JIM FURYK WAS ONE SHOT BACK THROUGH 10 HOLES… THEN FOUR GOLFERS, INCLUDING JUSTIN ROSE, WERE AT 2 UNDER PAR… Continue Reading

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Midwest League: Bees Washed Out Wednesday

THE BURLINGTON BEES-QUAD CITIES RIVER BANDITS GAME SCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT COMMUNITY FIELD WAS CALLED OFF DUE TO RAIN…  

THE CONTEST WILL BE MADE UP IN JUNE IN DAVENPORT… THE BEES NOW HIT THE ROAD FOR THE FIRST TIME THIS SEASON… THEY’LL BE IN BELOIT THURSDAY NIGHT… HEAR THE GAME ON KBUR, GOBEES.COM AND KBUR.COM… Continue Reading

Women’s College Hoops: Connecticut Wins National Title

THE CONNECTICUT WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM HAS WON THE N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT…  

THE LADY HUSKIES BEAT LOUISVILLE 93-TO-60 IN THE MOST LOPSIDED WOMEN’S TITLE GAME IN N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT HISTORY. UCONN NOW HAS TIED TENNESSEE FOR THE MOST TITLES IN WOMEN’S HOOPS HISTORY.  

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL –

INDIANA IS LOSING TWO STARS FROM ITS SWEET 16 TEAM… VICTOR OLADIPO ANNOUNCED THAT HE WOULD LEAVE THE HOOSIERS FOR THE N-B-A ON TUESDAY, AND WEDNESDAY MORNING CODY ZELLER SAID THAT HE WAS ALSO WOULD GO PRO… Continue Reading