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
Barry Bonds' Obstruction Of Justice Conviction Upheld By Appeals Court SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal appeals court on Friday upheld former Giants slugger Barry Bonds' obstruction-of-justice conviction stemming from rambling testimony he gave during a 2003 appearance before a grand jury investigating elite athletes ... 09/13/2013 - 4:01 pm | 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 ... The jury was hung on three counts of false statements but convicted him on the obstruction charge, a felony. Bonds appealed, arguing he could not be found guilty ... 09/13/2013 - 5:21 am | View Link
Conviction of Bonds on Obstruction Charge Is Upheld by Judge Bonds, who hit more home runs than anyone else in major league history, is likely to appeal that ruling to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. For now, though, the judge’s ruling to deny Bonds’s request for an acquittal is a victory for the ... 08/26/2011 - 5:04 pm | View Link
Join The Bee's Jason Jones and Ailene Voisin and many more observers checking in live from the Kings game with the Utah Jazz this evening from Sleep Train Arena. Reporting begins at 6 p.m., and the game is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.
Drake has hired assistant Rick Fox to replace Chris Creighton, who earlier Wednesday was named the head coach at Eastern Michigan.
Fox spent the past six seasons as the assistant head coach under Creighton for the Bulldogs, who compete in the FCS. He also coached the offensive line and special teams.
Fox joined Creighton after serving as the offensive coordinator at Centre College (Ky.) from 1999-2007.
BY SCOTT WRIGHT, Staff Writer, email@example.comPIEDMONT — Back in junior high, when Kasey Rein walked away from the ultracompetitive world of gymnastics, she was looking for a simpler pleasure.
“Gymnastics is so competitive, and I was so sick of it,” the Piedmont senior said.
By Scott WrightHere are a few metro-area swimmers to keep an eye on this season:
Garrett Duncan, Edmond North: A senior, Duncan contended for state titles in the 200 individual medley and 100 breast stroke last year.
Reid Hibbs, Southmoore: Now a senior, Hibbs won silver in the 100 backstroke and 500 freestyle at state last season.
Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona has put to rest trade rumors involving right-hander Justin Masterson.
"I called him yesterday and told him whether he liked it or not, he's not getting rid of us," Francona said Wednesday at baseball's winter meetings.
"Knowing you, I doubt if you're reading it.
Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans has returned to action two days after the club said he was expected to miss one to two weeks with a left ankle sprain
The 6-foot-6 guard/forward checked in for starting small forward Al-Farouq Aminu with about 4 minutes left in the first quarter of New Orleans' game against the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night.
Evans was hurt while trying to drive past Kevin Durant in the third quarter of Friday night's loss to Oklahoma City.