Oct 22, 2010 01:58 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Philadelphia Phillies kept their World Series dreams alive with a gritty 4-2 win over the San Francisco Giants on Thursday to send the National League Championship Series back to the East Coast.
Oct 19, 2010 20:50 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The San Francisco Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-0 on Tuesday and grabbed a 2-1 lead in the National League Championship Series behind the strong pitching of right-hander Matt Cain.
Oct 18, 2010 19:38 EDT
SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Former San Diego Chargers linebacker Junior Seau drove his car off a coastal cliff in California hours after he was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, police said on Monday.
Oct 18, 2010 17:30 EDT
TORONTO (Reuters) - Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan has been suspended three games for delivering an illegal check to the head of Anaheim Ducks forward Dan Sexton, the NHL said Monday.
Oct 13, 2010 00:44 EDT
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (Reuters) - Led by another Cliff Lee masterpiece, the Texas Rangers buried the Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 on Tuesday to clinch their first American League Division Series and advance to the AL Championship.
Oct 12, 2010 01:25 EDT
ATLANTA (Reuters) - Cody Ross belted a solo home run and added an RBI single as the San Francisco Giants edged the Atlanta Braves 3-2 to clinch the best-of-five National League Division Series 3-1 on Monday.
Oct 11, 2010 20:30 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rudy Fernandez of the Portland Trail Blazers has been fined $50,000 for public statements detrimental to the NBA made by the Spaniard's agent, the league said Monday.
Oct 11, 2010 18:44 EDT
DETROIT (Reuters) - After winning a Stanley Cup and an Olympic gold medal, Mike Babcock earned a little job security Monday when the Detroit Red Wings rewarded their coach with a four-year contract extension.
Oct 05, 2010 21:12 EDT
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Olympic figure skating gold medalist Kim Yuna hired American Peter Oppegard as her new coach on Tuesday, ending much speculation following the South Korean's sudden split with Canadian Brian Orser.
Oct 04, 2010 17:54 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - San Diego Chargers strong safety Steve Gregory has been suspended four games for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances, the NFL said on Monday.
Oct 04, 2010 16:43 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Green Bay Packers rookie safety Morgan Burnett will undergo season-ending knee surgery after tearing an anterior cruciate ligament in Sunday's win over Detroit, coach Mike McCarthy said on Monday.
Oct 04, 2010 14:37 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ken Macha said he was sacked by the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday after two losing seasons, becoming the third Major League Baseball manager to get the axe the day after the regular season ended.
Oct 04, 2010 14:17 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Pittsburgh Pirates fired manager John Russell on Monday. He was the second Major League Baseball manager to get the axe the first day after the regular season ended.
Oct 04, 2010 13:37 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York Mets fired manager Jerry Manuel and general manager Omar Minaya on Monday, just one day after the Major League Baseball regular season ended.
Sep 22, 2010 15:07 EDT
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada will delay sending athletes to New Delhi for the Commonwealth Games because of concerns about health and safety conditions within the athletes village, Commonwealth Games Canada (CGC) said on Wednesday.
Sep 12, 2010 20:14 EDT
LEMONT, Illinois (Reuters) - American Dustin Johnson held his nerve as Briton Paul Casey suffered a back-nine meltdown to claim a one-shot victory at the BMW Championship on Sunday.
Sep 11, 2010 15:37 EDT
TORONTO (Reuters) - Donald Fehr moved closer to being confirmed as chief of the NHL Players Association (NHLPA) on Saturday after the executive board endorsed the former head of the baseball player's union as the man for the job.
Sep 10, 2010 01:22 EDT
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - The New Orleans Saints celebrated last season's Super Bowl championship then launched the defense of their crown with a rousing 14-9 win over the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday to open a new NFL season.
Aug 27, 2010 22:49 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - World number two Caroline Wozniacki battled into the final of the New Haven Open with a 1-6 6-3 7-6 win over Russia's Elena Dementieva on Friday as the Dane targets a third hardcourt title in four weeks.
Aug 27, 2010 21:56 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Free agent Paul Kariya will not play next season after being diagnosed with post-concussion syndrome, his agent said in a statement released by the National Hockey League players' association (NHLPA) on Friday.