Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

CINCINNATI (AP) — Eugenio Suarez singled home the go-ahead run during a fifth-inning downpour and added another RBI single as the Cincinnati Reds pulled away to a 4-2 victory that slowed the Chicago Cubs’ momentum. Chicago came into the series on the best surge in the majors, having won or split 10 straight series.

CHICAGO (AP) — Yolmer Sanchez raced home from third base with the tiebreaking run on Ryan Cordell’s suicide squeeze in the eighth inning, and the Chicago White Sox topped the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 for their fourth win in five games.

CHICAGO (AP) — North Carolina State signee Jalen Lecque hopes to convince NBA teams he is ready to make the preps-to-pros jump. A gifted guard known for soaring dunks that have made him a social media sensation with 343,000 Instagram followers, Lecque declared for the draft last month after committing to the Wolfpack. But he is also viewed as a work in progress, someone who will need time to develop rather than make an immediate impact.