CHICAGO (AP) - Paul Konerko is coming back for another season with the Chicago White Sox. The six-time American League All-Star has agreed to a one-year, $2.5 million contract rather than retire or sign with another club. He batted .244 with a dozen home runs last season.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have to wait another week to find out about their bid to buy their minor league team in Memphis. The Memphis City Council has delayed a vote on the deal which calls for the city to buy the team's ballpark. The Cardinals would pay $15 million for the Redbirds and pay for stadium improvements.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Northwestern visits North Carolina State Wednesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. It's a homecoming of sorts for Wildcats' coach Chris Collins, who played at Duke and was an assistant coach there for 13 seasons.
CHICAGO (AP) - Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks added two assists to his point total in Tuesday night's loss to Dallas. Kane has 21 points in his last 15 games and was one of the NHL's "Three Stars" for November. He tallied nine goals last month, including four game-winners.
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