New York Yankees defeat Chicago White Sox, 8-5

CHICAGO - The curse of the Sox is over.

It only took a feat the Yankees hadn't accomplished in 14 years for them to get their first win this season over a team with the word Sox in its name.

Melky Cabrera hit for the cycle - last done by a Yankee in 1995 - as the Bombers avoided a four-game sweep with an 8-5 win over the White Sox Sunday.

The Yanks maintained their half-game lead over Boston, although they still have that dreadful 0-8 record against the Red Sox ha...

CHICAGO - The moment his fly ball sailed over Jermaine Dye's head, there was no way Melky Cabrera was settling for a double.

Needing a triple to complete the cycle, Cabrera lowered his head and ran as hard as he could, beating the throw to third to make history.

"After I got the double, home run and base hit, I knew the triple would do it," Cabrera said through an interpreter. "When the ball went over Jermaine Dye's head, I knew I had a chance. I started running even...