Posted: 11:21 AM C.C. Sabathia got plenty of help to become the first 13-game winner in the major leagues. Cleveland's ace left-hander was backed by Grady Sizemore and a rally-killing defensive play by Josh Barfield in the Indians' 7-5 victory over the Texas Rangers on Thursday night.
Posted: 10:16 AM Tiger Woods sank a 90-foot birdie putt Thursday at damp, chilly Carnoustie on his way to a 2-under-par 69, putting himself solidly in contention for his third straight British Open championship.
Posted: 10:06 AM A six-inning, one earned-run outing wasn't good enough for Texas ace Kevin Millwood as Oakland's Lenny DiNardo pitched seven shutout innings to help the A's end their longest losing streak in nine years with a 6-0 win over the Rangers on Wednesday.
Posted: 9:36 AM The Texas Rangers are digging out of their early season hole with every victory -- and they're piling it on the woeful Oakland Athletics. Michael Young had five hits and drove in three runs, and the Rangers sent the A's to their ninth straight loss, 11-4 Tuesday night.
Posted: 11:03 PM President Francine G. McNairy has named Dr. Jeffery L. Hale as the new vice president of student affairs at Millersville University of Pennsylvania. Hale will begin his position on August 1.
Updated: 9:39 AM NFL star Michael Vick was indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday on charges of sponsoring a dogfighting operation so grisly the losers either died in the pit or sometimes were electrocuted, drowned, hanged or shot.
Updated: 3:02 PM Jerry Hairston and Marlon Byrd hit two-run doubles and Jamey Wright pitched seven scoreless innings in the Rangers' 4-1 victory over Oakland on Monday night, the A's eighth straight loss.
Posted: 9:06 AM Seattle swingman and UT-ex Kevin Durant had several highlight-reel plays Sunday night to break out of an event-long shooting slump, but it wasn't enough as the SuperSonics finished winless in the summer league with an 84-78 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers.
Posted: 9:01 AM Tony Stewart broke through for his first victory of the season on Sunday, holding off Matt Kenseth at Chicagoland Speedway to break a 20-race victory drought that dated to the end of last season.
Posted: 8:59 AM Thirteen months removed from his 72nd-hole meltdown in the U.S. Open, Phil Mickelson bogeyed Loch Lomond's 18th hole twice -- in regulation and a playoff -- Sunday to hand Frenchman Gregory Havret the Scottish Open title.
Posted: 9:25 AM Tom Hicks' other team in the Metroplex has been catching grief all summer for not being more active in the free agent market after another early postseason exit. On Thursday, they re-inked two of their own in centers Mike Ribeiro and Joel Lundqvist.
Updated: 9:11 AM Austin College will be celebrating the career achievements of a former member of the Kangaroo family this weekend at its annual Legends Gala on Sunday, when the school will present former Kansas State University head football coach Bill Snyder with the Coach Joe Spencer Award for Meritorious Service and Lifetime Achievement in Coaching.
Updated: 11:26 PM The Oklahoma football program must forfeit its wins from the 2005 season and will lose two scholarships for the 2008-09 and 2009-10 school years. The penalties, announced Wednesday by the NCAA, stem from a case involving two players, including the Sooners' starting quarterback, who were kicked off the team for being paid for work they had not performed at a Norman car dealership.
Updated: 8:30 AM On a night of tricky hops, Ichiro Suzuki and the American League also bounced back to win. Suzuki lined a go-ahead, two-run drive off the right-field wall in the fifth inning, Carl Crawford and Victor Martinez later hit conventional shots and the Americans made it 10 straight over Nationals, holding on for a 5-4 victory.
Updated: 8:38 AM With Barry Bonds sitting out, this derby was dry -- and Vladimir Guerrero was San Francisco's home run king for a day. The Los Angeles Angels slugger won the Home Run Derby on Monday night, hitting 17 homers and beating Toronto's Alex Rios 3-2 in the final round of the All-Star competition.
Posted: 4:17 PM DALLAS (AP) - Swingman Devean George has decided to stay with the Dallas Mavericks after opting out of his contract and testing the free-agent market, agreeing to a one-year deal for roughly $2.4 million.