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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

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CHICAGO (AP) - Patrick Kane scored his second goal of the game at 11:17 of overtime to help the Chicago Blackhawks beat the St. Louis Blues 4-3 last night. The Chicago win evens their first-round playoff series at two games apiece. Corey Crawford made 30 saves.

DETROIT (AP) - Marcus Semien's seventh-inning grand slam lifted the Chicago White Sox over the Detroit Tigers 6-4 last night. Jose Abreu hit another long home run for the White Sox. But it was Semien's first career slam that turned around the game. Detroit starter Drew Smyly allowed two runs in six innings.

CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Cubs marked Wrigley Field's 100th birthday with a loss. The Cubs allowed the Arizona Diamondbacks to rally for five runs in the ninth inning in a 7-5 loss yesterday. The beloved ballpark opened on April 23, 1914. The Federal League's Chicago Federals beat the Kansas City Packers 9-1 in that game.

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Mets threw out the potential tying run at the plate in the ninth inning to hold off the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 last night. Jonathon Niese earned his first win of the season. Shortstop Ruben Tejada cut down Matt Carpenter for the second out of the ninth on a strong relay from center fielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis.

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