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

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CHICAGO (AP) - Chris Sale pitched seven effective innings in his first outing since the All-Star break to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 3-1 victory over the slumping Kansas City Royals last night. Sale allowed seven hits and a walk in seven innings. He struck out eight and now has allowed three runs or less in 14 of his 15 starts this season.

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper missed last night's game against the Kansas City Royals. Manager Robin Ventura says it is possible Cooper might miss a few more days. Cooper has been the White Sox's pitching coach since July 2002.

(AP) - The Chicago Bulls have re-signed guard Kirk Hinrich to a two-year deal. A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that Hinrich will make $2.7 million next season. The contract includes a player option for the second year. Hinrich has spent nine of his 11 seasons with the Bulls.

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Jury selection has started in the trial of a man in the fatal shooting of Chicago's Demarius Reed. Judge Donald Shelton says Ed Thomas rejected an offer of a plea deal. Kristopher Pratt pleaded guilty to second-degree murder on Friday.

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