Joey Votto extended his hitting streak to 12 games with a homer, and Ryan Hanigan and Brandon Phillips also homered on Friday night, powering the Cincinnati Reds to their fourth straight win, 7-4 over the Chicago Cubs.
Brandon Phillips bounced a bizarre double over first base to snap a ninth-inning tie, and the Cincinnati Reds completed a three-game sweep of the struggling New York Mets with a 7-4 victory Wednesday.
Any time a starting pitcher steps into the batter's box before he stands on the mound, he's in pretty good shape. Mike Leake enjoyed that luxury Tuesday night.
Former Cincinnati Cyclones forward Cory Conacher scored a goal and added an assist in his NHL debut Saturday night for the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Lost in the squabble between the league and players over the 113-day labor dispute was how the hardcore fans were losing interest with each messy board room update from an idle sport.
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A person familiar with the decision says Rutgers has hired Julie Hermann from the University of Louisville to be its new athletic director.
Former University of Kentucky basketball star Nerlens Noel will appear at the new, relocated Kentucky Shop Thursday night, May 2.