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

CINCINNATI (AP) - Eugenio Suarez hit a go-ahead homer off left-hander Jose Quintana in the fifth inning, and the Cincinnati Reds held on for their fifth straight victory, 6-3 over the Chicago Cubs. The Reds have won the first two games in the series, a recent rarity in the rivalry.

CHICAGO (AP) - Lucas Giolito pitched into the eighth inning before Xavier Cedeno worked out of a jam, and the Chicago White Sox snapped an eight-game losing streak by beating the Oakland Athletics 6-4 to salvage a doubleheader split. The White Sox bounced back after getting pounded 11-2 in the opener behind a pair of three-run homers by Franklin Barreto.

CHICAGO (AP) - White Sox right fielder Avisail Garcia was activated from the 10-day disabled list Friday after missing two months because of a strained right hamstring. Garcia was in the lineup for Game 1 of Chicago's doubleheader against the Oakland Athletics _ his first appearance since April 23.

CHICAGO (AP) - Elena Delle Donne scored 22 of her 30 points in the first half in the Washington Mystics' 93-77 victory over the Chicago Sky. Delle Donne added 10 rebounds, six assists and two blocks.

MILAN (AP) - The Ricketts family that owns the Chicago Cubs says it is in negotiations to purchase the debt-ridden AC Milan soccer team. The Milan office of the Edelman public relations firm, which has been hired to represent the Ricketts, says the entire family is interested in Milan for "a medium- to long-period investment" and wants to create "a strong bond with the city."

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