McCann drives in 3 as Braves beat Giants 6-3 Brian McCann hit a two-run homer and an RBI single in his third game this season after coming off the disabled list, and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 6-3 on Thursday night to begin a four-game series between NL division leaders. More
One flight closer to space tourism Virgin Galactic is one flight closer to becoming a commercial "spaceline." The company's passenger spacecraft, SpaceShipTwo, completed its first rocket-powered flight Monday morning above the Mojave Desert in California. More
Police confiscate 4-foot, 2-pound marijuana joint California police confiscated a mammoth joint during a 4/20 pot rally on Saturday, reports the Los Angeles Times. As the paper notes, hundreds of UC Santa Cruz students gather each year for the event, and each year campus police confiscate things like bongs and dime bags. More
Home run king Barry Bonds obstruction conviction upheld a federal appeals court on Friday swatted away home run king Barry Bonds' bid to erase his obstruction of justice conviction from one of the most infamous record books in sports history. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Bonds' 2011 conviction ... 09/14/2013 - 7:09 am | View Link
Barry Bonds' obstruction conviction upheld Barry Bonds' conviction on a federal obstruction of justice charge was upheld unanimously by an appeals court Friday. Bonds, baseball's single-season and all-time home run leader, was convicted in April 2011 on one count of obstruction of justice. 09/13/2013 - 6:15 am | View Link
Barry Bonds' obstruction of justice conviction upheld by appeals court SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal appeals court Friday upheld slugger Barry Bonds’ conviction for obstruction of ... on three counts of false statements but convicted him on the obstruction charge, a felony. 09/13/2013 - 5:21 am | View Link
Charges dropped against Bonds after obstruction conviction upheld Illston, who upheld the obstruction count last Friday ... said he was “a little surprised” that prosecutors decided to drop the charge on which jurors voted 11-1 to convict Bonds. “But at the end of the day, he’s a convicted felon and was shown ... 08/31/2011 - 2:27 pm | View Link
Barry Bonds' motion denied, obstruction of justice conviction upheld by federal judge Susan Illston Susan Illston, the federal judge who presided over home run king Barry Bonds' criminal trial earlier this year, Friday night upheld Bonds' conviction ... Bonds was convicted of the obstruction charge in April, but the jury deadlocked on three other ... 08/26/2011 - 9:37 pm | View Link
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Kwame Kilpatrick Kwame Malik Kilpatrick (born June 8, 1970) is a former Michigan state representative and Democratic mayor of Detroit. Kilpatrick's mayorship was plagued by numerous ... 08/28/2014 - 3:19 pm | View Website
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Jeff Gordon is expecting Tony Stewart to be a contender in his return to the track.
Kevin Harvick will be on the pole but Stewart, who will start 12th, will be in the spotlight in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Stewart is competing for the first time since the sprint car he was driving struck and killed 20-year-old Kevin Ward Jr.
Athletic Bilbao forward Ibai Gomez set up two headed goals to help rout Levante 3-0 as the Basque side won its home opener in the Spanish league on Saturday.
Bilbao's victory at San Mames Stadium capped a week that included it reaching the Champions League group phase for the first time in 16 years.
Aritz Aduriz scored twice against Napoli to spark Wednesday's 3-1 comeback to secure its place in Europe's top-tier club, and the striker opened the scoring against Levante in the 32nd when he glanced in Ibai's in-swinging corner kick.
Bilbao's dominance continued into the second half, when Ibai picked out Ander Iturraspe to double the hosts' advantage in the 51st before Iker Muniain scored in the 76th.
Also, Celta Vigo drew 1-1 at promoted Cordoba.
Novak Djokovic needed all of 15 minutes to take the first five games against Sam Querrey, sending the top-seeded Serb on his way to the U. S. Open's fourth round for the eighth year in a row.
Djokovic's routine 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 victory Saturday put him in the round of 16 at a 22nd consecutive Grand Slam tournament.
Djokovic counts the 2011 U.
Before he started his long and remarkable journey as an NBA referee — and before he embarked on the streak that would cause an average 9-to-5er to blush in embarrassment — Dick Bavetta spent nine years getting rejected.
Masahiro Tanaka threw his first big-league pitch right here in Toronto back in April. After Tanaka’s latest setback, when he’ll throw his next one is as murky as ever. Tanaka’s road back to the majors hit a speed bump on Friday as the pitcher was experiencing what he called “general soreness” in his right arm.