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

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Jose Abreu hit his major league-leading 30th homer and drove in three runs, leading the Chicago White Sox past the Minnesota Twins 9-5 on Friday night. Alexei Ramirez and Tyler Flowers also homered for the White Sox. Dayan Viciedo tied a career high with four of Chicago's 17 hits. John Danks (9-6), the subject of recent trade rumors, gave up four runs over seven innings.

CHICAGO (AP) - Luis Valbuena hit a decisive two-run homer in the seventh inning Friday, and the Chicago Cubs overcame a three-run deficit to hand the St. Louis Cardinals the fourth straight loss, 7-6. Justin Grimm (3-2) pitched a scoreless inning for the win. Hector Rondon retired the side in the ninth for his 12th save in 15 chances.

ATLANTA (AP) - Epiphanny Prince scored 21 points and the Chicago Sky held off the Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta Dream 79-75 on Friday night at Georgia Tech's McCamish Pavilion. Jessica Breland added 15 points, Allie Quigley had 13, and Sylvia Fowles finished with 12 points and 12 rebounds for the Sky (10-14).

CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago White Sox say owner Jerry Reinsdorf has been hospitalized after feeling lightheaded in Cooperstown, New York. The team says all tests Friday night indicate he is fine. The club says the 78-year-old Reinsdorf, also chairman of the NBA's Chicago Bulls, is coherent and resting comfortably. The White Sox say Reinsdorf is communicating with his doctors and medical staff. He will stay overnight at Bassett Medical Center as a precaution and is expected to be released Saturday morning.

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