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>>Bears Roll Over Rams

(Chicago, IL)  --  The Bears held the Rams without a touchdown en route to a 23-6 win yesterday.  Sam Bradford completed just 18-of-35 passes for 152 yards with a pair of interceptions as the Rams managed just 160 yards of total offense.  Danny Amendola hauled in five passes for 66 yards for St. Louis, which has dropped 11 of its last 12 road games.  The Rams return home to face the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.

>>Cards Double Up Cubs

(Chicago, IL)  --  Allen Craig went 3-for-4 with a pair of RBI to back six strong frames from Kyle Lohse [[ Loash ]] as the Cardinals doubled up the Cubs, 6-3.  Lohse fanned five and allowed three runs on five hits to improve to 16-and-3 on the season.  Jason Motte closed it out to nail down his 40th save for St. Louis, which has won six of its last seven games.  Alfonso Soriano popped a solo homer and Wellington Castillo added an RBI double for Chicago.  Justin Germano gave up four runs in five-and-two-third frames to absorb the loss.  The Cards start a three-game set in Houston tonight as Lance Lynn takes the mound against Lucas Harrell.

>>Halos Handle White Sox

(Anaheim, CA)  --  The Angels finished off a three-game sweep the White Sox with a 4-1 win on Sunday in Anehim.  Dayan Viciedo plated the only run for Chicago, which has dropped five straight games on the heels of a five-game winning streak.  Gavin Floyd took the loss.  The White Sox are one game up on Detroit in the AL Central.  The Southsiders return to The Cell this evening to open up a three-game series against the Cleveland Indians.  Chris Sale is expected to toe the rubber opposite Zack McAllister in the opener.

>>Mizzou Gets Dominated At South Carolina
(Columbia, SC)  --  Missouri was no match for South Carolina on Saturday, losing to the Gamecocks 31-10.  Mizzou didn't manage to score a touchdown until the final minute of the game.  The Tigers remain on the road to battle Central Florida this Saturday.

>>Illinois Falls To Louisiana Tech
(Champaign, IL)  --  Illinois committed six turnovers in a 52-24 loss to Louisiana Tech on Saturday.  Donovonn Young and Reilly O'Toole each ran for a touchdown in the loss.  Illinois dives into Big Ten play this Saturday when it hosts Penn State.

>>Irish Beat Michigan; Rise In Rankings

(South Bend, IN)  --  Notre Dame picked off Denard Robinson four times and forced six total turnovers to beat Michigan, 13-6, on Saturday night in South Bend.  Tommy Rees came in for a struggling Everett Golson and scored on a two-yard run in the second quarter, while Kyle Brindza added a pair of field goals for the Irish, who are 4-and-0 for the first time since 2002.  ND also beat the Wolverines for the first time since 2008.  With the win, Notre Dame climbed from 15th in the nation to number-11 in Sunday's latest release of the "USA Today" Top-25 College Football Poll.  The Golden Domers' next game is on October 6th when they host the Miami Hurricanes.

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