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Cards and Giants Game 3 This Afternoon

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ The National League Championship Series resumes in San Francisco this afternoon, two days after the Cardinals evened the series at a game apiece on a homer by Kolten Wong in the bottom of the ninth. Tim Hudson will start for the Giants against Cardinals right-hander John Lackey. The Giants split their […]

Royals and O’s Tonight

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Rain caused the postponement of Game 3 of the American League Championship series between the Baltimore Orioles and the Royals in Kansas City. The Orioles still plan to use Wei-Yin Chen (way yihn chen) as their Game 3 starter today, but the Royals could bypass Jeremy Guthrie for James Shields […]

49ers Get Come From Behind Win

ST. LOUIS (AP) _ The San Francisco 49ers have a three-game winning streak and a 4-2 record after Colin Kaepernick (KAP’-ur-nik) passed for 343 yards and three touchdowns in a 31-17 win over the Rams in St. Louis. The Niners sacked Austin Davis five times and clinched the victory on Dontae Johnson’s 20-yard interception return […]

Cowboys Shock Seahawks in Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) _ DeMarco Murray ran for a 15-yard touchdown with 3:16 left and became the second running back in NFL history with six straight 100-yard games to start the season as the Dallas Cowboys stunned the Seattle Seahawks 30-23 on Sunday. Dallas overcame a pair of special teams turnovers and became the first team […]

Kasey Kahne Takes Poll At Charlotte Motor Speedway

CONCORD, N.C. — The fastest car in the first round of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series knockout qualifying, Kasey Kahne‘s No. 5 Chevrolet, will start 19th in Saturday night’s Bank of America 500, the fifth race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.Kurt Busch, the new track record holder at Charlotte Motor Speedway – and the new record holder for […]

ALCS Tonight

BALTIMORE (AP) _ The Orioles and Royals begin the American League Championship Series tonight in Baltimore. It’s an unlikely match-up for the league pennant. AL East champ Baltimore is making its first appearance in the ALCS since 1997. Kansas City has advanced as the one of the wildcards in the Royals’ first postseason appearance in […]

Rockets Thump Grizzlies in Pre-season

HOUSTON (AP) _ James Harden scored 21 points to lead the Houston Rockets to a 113-93 preseason victory over the Memphis Grizzlies last night. The All-Star guard was 6 for 12 from the field and added four assists. Center Dwight Howard was held out with a bruised knee. Jarnell Stokes led Memphis with 12 points.

Texans Fall Short

HOUSTON (AP) _ Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts had a great first quarter and held on for a 33-28 victory over the Houston Texans last night. The Colts raced to a 24-0 lead after one quarter but allowed Houston to cut it to 33-28 early in the fourth quarter on J.J. Watt’s fumble return […]

Stars Go To Shoot Out In Home Opener

DALLAS (AP) _ Patrick Sharp scored the tying goal in the third period as the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 last night. The Stars had turned away several good scoring chances for the high-scoring duo of Kane and Jonathan Toews before Sharp beat Kari Lehtonen 11:10 into the third. Patrick Kane beat Lehtonen […]

Stars Open Season Tonight Against Blackhawks, Varsteeg Out for Hawks

Expectations are high for the Stars, who ended a five-year playoff drought last season and added center Jason Spezza and right wing Ales Hemsky to their top six forward mix this offseason. “I am cautiously optimistic. It’s the way most coaches are,” said Stars coach Lindy Ruff. “I like where we are at, but I think our team understands […]

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