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White Sox's Danks wins 1st game in year-plus

White Sox's Danks wins 1st game in year-plus

ESPN.com Updated Jun 8, 2013
John Danks pitched three-hit ball over eight innings for his first victory in more than a year, and the Chicago White Sox won for just the second time in 12 games, beating the surging Oakland Athletics 4-1 on Saturday.
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  • Obama helps marathon victim throw first pitch

    Obama helps marathon victim throw first pitch

    ESPN.com Jun 8, 2013
    A victim of the Boston Marathon bombings has thrown out the first pitch at a Chicago White Sox game, thanks to an assist from the Oval Office.
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  • Ventura affirms commitment to White Sox

    Ventura affirms commitment to White Sox

    ESPN.com Jun 8, 2013
    Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura said Saturday that even if the organization sells off assets at the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, he would remain committed to his team.
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  • Cubs' Fujikawa set for Tuesday arm surgery

    Cubs' Fujikawa set for Tuesday arm surgery

    ESPN.com Jun 8, 2013
    The Chicago Cubs confirmed Saturday that right-hander Kyuji Fujikawa will have elbow ligament replacement surgery on Tuesday in Birmingham, Ala.
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  • A’s outfielder Josh Reddick saves game with homer-robbing grab,…

    A’s outfielder Josh Reddick saves game with homer-robbing grab, ruins Hawk Harrelson’s day

    yahoo.com Jun 8, 2013
    A long season for the Chicago White Sox got even longer on Friday night. Despite getting their first home run from a player not named Adam Dunn since May 22 - Tyler Flowers hit a solo shot in the third - the southsiders dropped a gut-wrenching 4-3 dec
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  • Four downs with Ditka

    Four downs with Ditka

    suntimes.com Jun 8, 2013
    1. Are you worried Marc Trestman’s offense, which involves considerable timing between the quarterback and receiver, will be hard to execute in an often bad-weather, bad-field venue like Soldier Field? That’s overexaggerated. Every offense, every pass
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  • Donaldson bat, Reddick glove save Athletics

    Donaldson bat, Reddick glove save Athletics

    ESPN.com Jun 8, 2013
    Josh Donaldson hit his first career grand slam, Josh Reddick made a homer-saving catch in the ninth inning, and the Oakland Athletics rallied from a three-run deficit Friday night for a 4-3 victory over Chris Sale and the Chicago White Sox.
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  • Video - Danks, White Sox Shut Down Athletics 00:31

    Danks, White Sox Shut Down Athletics

    Jun 8
    John Danks pitched eight strong innings to lead the White Sox past the Athletics 4-1.
  • Video - JaMarcus Russell Works Out For Bears 00:54

    JaMarcus Russell Works Out For Bears

    Jun 8
    John Clayton discusses JaMarcus Russell's workout with the Chicago Bears on Friday, and the chances he'll sign with a team before training camp.