CHICAGO (AP) - A person familiar with the situation says the Chicago Cubs have agreed to a one-year contract with reliever Wesley Wright. The person spoke Wednesday on the condition of anonymity because the deal is pending a physical. The financial terms were not known. Wright posted a 3.69 ERA in 70 games with Houston and Tampa Bay last season.
CHICAGO (AP) - Veteran slugger Paul Konerko is returning to the Chicago White Sox. The team announced Wednesday that the six-time American League All-Star agreed to a one-year, $2.5 million contract. The 37-year-old Konerko will receive $1.5 million in 2014 and $1 million in 2021 under the deal.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -North Carolina State beat Northwestern 69-48 on Wednesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The Wolfpack led nearly all night and by as many as 23 points after halftime. Drew Crawford scored 17 to lead the Wildcats.
DANVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Former NBA player and Illinois native Keon Clark has received an eight-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to weapons and DUI charges in separate cases. The 38-year-old from Danville was 23 when he became the 13th overall pick in the 1998 NBA draft.
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