- Homer-happy Nationals beat Dodgers 6-4
Daily Oklahoman, Tuesday - 09/02/2014 - 12:17 AM
Denard Span hit two of Washington's four homers, Gio Gonzalez got his first victory of the second half and the Nationals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-4 Monday night in a matchup of division leaders. The East-leading Nationals (78-58) own the NL's best record while the Dodgers (77-61) are atop the West and close behind in pursuit of the top seed, despite losing for the third time in four games. Gonzalez (7-9) allowed three runs and three hits in six-plus innings.
- AP Source: Falcao heading to Man United on loan
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Monday - 09/01/2014 - 05:34 AM
A person with knowledge of the deal says Manchester United has agreed to sign striker Radamel Falcao on loan from Monaco.
- Brewers acquire Broxton from Reds for 2 players
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Sunday - 08/31/2014 - 03:32 PM
The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired right-handed reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Cincinnati Reds for two players to be named.
- Winston, FSU hold off Oklahoma St 37-31 in opener
Associated Press, Sunday - 08/31/2014 - 12:03 AM
Jameis Winston threw for 370 yards and scored on a sparkling 28-yard run, and No. 1 Florida State held off Oklahoma State 37-31 to begin defending its national title.
- Marshall, Johnson, No. 6 Auburn top Arkansas 45-21
Associated Press, Saturday - 08/30/2014 - 08:54 PM
Jeremy Johnson passed for 243 yards and two touchdowns in the first half and Nick Marshall returned from suspension with a 19-yard scoring run to lift No. 6 Auburn to a 45-21 opening victory over Arkansas on Saturday.
- No. 1 US Open women's doubles duo out in 2nd round
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Saturday - 08/30/2014 - 06:47 PM
A day after beating Venus Williams in singles at the U. S. Open, Sara Errani and her partner, Roberta Vinci, were knocked out in the second round as the top-seeded team in women…
- Rams cut Sam, 1st openly gay player drafted
San Diego Union-Tribune, Saturday - 08/30/2014 - 04:32 PM
The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.
- Japan's Nishikora advances in US Open
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Saturday - 08/30/2014 - 02:02 PM
Japan's Kei Nishikori advanced to the fourth round of the U. S. Open on Saturday with a 6-4, 6-2, 6-3, victory over Leonardo Mayer of Argentina.
- Second-seeded Halep loses to qualifier at US Open
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Saturday - 08/30/2014 - 02:47 AM
Second-seeded Simona Halep's recent run of Grand Slam success ended with a third-round exit at the U. S. Open against a 32-year-old qualifier ranked 121st.
- I.K. Kim increases Portland Classic lead
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 08/29/2014 - 10:18 PM
I. K. Kim increased her lead to three strokes Friday in the LPGA Tour's Portland Classic, shooting a 5-under 67 to reach 12 under. The South Korean player had seven birdies and two bogeys in her morning round in cloudy, calm conditions at Columbia Edgewater.
- Harvick wins Atlanta pole; Stewart is 12th
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 08/29/2014 - 09:17 PM
Kevin Harvick has won the pole for the NASCARs Sprint Cup Series race Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Harvick turned a fast lap of 29.118 seconds Friday night, as drivers sought track time with cloud cover and cooler temperatures for better grip. Brad Keselowski will join Harvick on the front row after qualifying second.
- Gulbis, seeded 11th, 1st top-20 man out of US Open
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 08/29/2014 - 06:27 PM
Ernests Gulbis became the first man seeded in the top 20 at this year's U. S. Open to lose, blowing a two-set lead in the second round Friday against his pal and frequent practi…