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Scott Ties Course Record with 64 at British Open
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) -- Adam Scott has tied a course record by shooting a 6-under 64 in the opening round of the British Open.
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House Backs Military Sports Sponsorships
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The military and NASCAR will drive on together.
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NHL Executives, Players Resume Cordial Labor Talks
NEW YORK (AP) -- The NHL and the NHL Players' Association resumed labor talks at the league offices in New York on Wednesday.
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Cubs take Rain-shortened 5-1 Win over Marlins
CHICAGO (AP) -- Starlin Castro homered and the Chicago Cubs batted around in a four-run seventh inning to beat the Miami Marlins 5-1 in a rain-shortened game Wednesday night.
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Ross Hits 2 3-run HRs in Boston's 10-1 Rout
BOSTON (AP) -- Cody Ross hit three-run homers in consecutive innings and Felix Doubront pitched six solid innings, carrying the Boston Red Sox to a 10-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.
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Brewers Beat Cards 4-3, Take 2 of 3 in Series
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Milwaukee Brewers pounced on Adam Wainwright and a shaky St. Louis Cardinals infield early then held on through a nervous ninth inning for a 4-3 victory Wednesday.
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London Olympics Opening Ceremony Gets a Haircut
LONDON (AP) -- London Olympic organizers have decided to cut a stunt bike sequence in the opening ceremony to guarantee that the extravaganza ends by midnight.
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QB Griffin III Agrees to Terms with Redskins
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- Robert Griffin III has agreed to terms on a contract with the Washington Redskins.
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Indianapolis to Make Bid for 2018 Super Bowl
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The mayor of Indianapolis says the city will make a bid to host the 2018 Super Bowl after this year's event was such a success.
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Bomb Threat Fails to Halt Detroit Tigers Game
DETROIT (AP) -- Baseball stadium Comerica Park is the latest Detroit landmark to be the subject of a bomb threat.
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K-Rod Earns Save as Brewers Beat Cardinals 3-2
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Francisco Rodriguez picked up a save on his first night as Milwaukee's new closer, Rickie Weeks hit a mammoth home run and Randy Wolf won his first game since April 30 as the Brewers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Tuesday.
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Lee Hits Grand Slam, Marlins Beat Cubs 9-5
CHICAGO (AP) -- Carlos Lee hit a grand slam and the Miami Marlins beat the Cubs 9-5 on Tuesday night, giving Ozzie Guillen a win in his first game back managing in Chicago.
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Youkilis Homers in Boston as White Sox Win 7-5
BOSTON (AP) -- Kevin Youkilis hit his first homer at Fenway Park as a visitor, driving a three-run shot over the Green Monster to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 7-5 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.
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Guillen Disputes White Sox Better Off Without Him
CHICAGO (AP) -- Ozzie Guillen won't argue that it was time for a change. Just don't say his former team is better off without him.
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BREAKING NEWS: Knox College Needs New Basketball Coach
POSTED 6:24am 7/18/12 Knox College men's basketball coach Rob Purlee is stepping down.
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James Helps US Basketball Team Win after Bad Start
WASHINGTON (AP) -- LeBron James scored 30 points and the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team rallied from an early 10-point deficit to beat Brazil 80-69 on Monday night.
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Obama Takes in Olympic Basketball Tune-ups
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is basking in the glow of the Olympics, getting a courtside look at USA Basketball.
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Lawyer for Dwyane Wade's Ex-wife Exits Case
CHICAGO (AP) -- The ex-wife of Miami Heat star Dwayne Wade will be getting another lawyer to represent her in a protracted divorce and child-custody battle with the NBA star.
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Hawks Acquire 3-point Shooter Korver from Bulls
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Hawks have acquired small forward Kyle Korver from the Chicago Bulls for a trade exception and cash.
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Cardinals Rally in 9th, Beat Brewers 3-2
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Allen Craig hit a bloop RBI single off Brewers closer John Axford to take the lead, and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 on Monday night.
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Gonzalez Powers Red Sox to 5-1 Win over White Sox
BOSTON (AP) -- Adrian Gonzalez spoiled Kevin Youkilis' return to Fenway Park, hitting a tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 5-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night.
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Youkilis Back at Fenway for First Time Since Trade
BOSTON (AP) -- Kevin Youkilis recalled the happy moments and avoided commenting on his time playing under Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine in his return to Fenway Park on Monday.
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Bears, Forte Agree to 4-Year Deal
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Bears say they have agreed to a four-year contract with Pro Bowl running back Matt Forte.
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Paterno Family Denies Louis Freeh Report Findings
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Joe Paterno's family strongly denies the findings of a special investigator who described the late coach as one of four high-ranking Penn State officials who covered up child sex abuse allegations against former assistant Jerry Sandusky.
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Too Small? US Team Says Size Issue is No Big Deal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. Olympic basketball team is tired of questions about its size.
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Federer Passes Sampras for Record Time at No. 1
LONDON (AP) -- Roger Federer has surpassed Pete Sampras to set the record for the most weeks at No. 1 in the ATP rankings.
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Johnson Tops Matteson in Playoff to Win John Deere
SILVIS, Ill. (AP) -- Zach Johnson won the John Deere Classic on the second playoff hole Sunday, hitting his second shot to a foot for a birdie to beat Troy Matteson.
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Kahne Wins at New Hampshire, 2nd Victory of Season
LOUDON, N.H. (AP) -- Kasey Kahne has won his second Sprint Cup race of the season by holding off Denny Hamlin at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
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Rolen's Hit Sends Reds to 4-2 Win over Cards
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Scott Rolen hit a tiebreaking two-run single in the eighth inning Sunday night, sending the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-2 victory and three-game sweep of the St. Louis Cardinals.
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Sale Wins 8th Straight, White Sox top Royals 2-1
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Chris Sale won his eighth straight decision, Adam Dunn homered in his third straight game and the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 2-1 Sunday.
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