Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — José Quintana pitched seven crisp innings, Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1 in the MLB Little League Classic. Nicholas Castellanos and Jason Heyward also connected for Chicago

MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — Justin Thomas had more stress than he needed Sunday before regaining control with four birdies on the back nine at Medinah to win the BMW Championship and claim the No. 1 seed going into the FedEx Cup finale. Thomas closed with a 4-under 68 for a three-shot victory over Patrick Cantlay, his first tour title in a year.

MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — For the fifth time in the last six years, August on the PGA Tour means no more Tiger Woods for the rest of the season. Only now he’s healthy. He’s also the Masters champion, which takes away from disappointment of not making it to FedEx Cup finale

MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — Phil Mickelson had a wild Sunday, and that was before he showed up for the BMW Championship. Mickelson said on Twitter that lightning struck the hotel where he was staying, leading to an evacuation. His clubs were still in the room. He eventually made it to the course in time to warm up.

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have released Elliott Fry and made Eddy Pineiro the winner for now of the kicking competition to replace Cody Parkey. Pineiro, who was with the Raiders last training camp but was put on injured reserve, came to Chicago in a trade for a conditional seventh-round draft pick. The Bears could still bring in another kicker at some point before the regular-season opener Sept. 5 against Green Bay.

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani, Kole Calhoun, Matt Thaiss and Anthony Bemboom all homered to lead the Los Angeles Angels to a 9-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox. Ohtani hit his first home run since July 27 and just his second since the All-Star break.