Ghana boots U.S. from World Cup
Jun 22, 2006
There was no glory for the United States at this year's World Cup, only frustration and failure. The Americans were eliminated in the first round, losing to Ghana 2-1 Thursday in a game they had to win to advance to the tournament's knockout phase.
White Sox Activate Contreras, Demote Logan
May 21, 2006
The Chicago White Sox activated right-hander Jose Contreras from the 15-day disabled list Sunday and sent him to the mound to start the series finale against the Cubs.
Spurs Force Game 7 With Win Over Mavericks
May 20, 2006
Michael Finley heard cries of traitor and whiner. Every time he touched the ball, people who used to adore him were booing as loudly as possible. Things should be a lot more pleasant during Game 7 in San Antonio.
Mavs' New Approach: Grab, Don't Punch
May 19, 2006
Mavericks coach Avery Johnson has a message for his team in the wake of Jason Terry getting suspended for punching San Antonio's Michael Finley between the legs during a scramble for a loose ball.
Indians Send RHP Karsay to Athletics
May 14, 2006
The Cleveland Indians traded right-hander Steve Karsay to the Oakland Athletics on Sunday for an undisclosed amount of cash.
Matsui Has Surgery After Breaking Wrist
May 12, 2006
Hideki Matsui had surgery on Friday after breaking his left wrist trying to make a catch in Thursday's game against the Boston Red Sox. Yankee manager Joe Torre says his outfielder will be sidelined about three months.
A-Rod Answers Boss With Homer
May 11, 2006
Alex Rodriguez answered George Steinbrenner with a tiebreaking home run against the Boston Red Sox.
Barry Bonds Returns to Lineup Tonight
May 09, 2006
Barry Bonds returns to the San Francisco lineup tonight, one shy of tying Babe Ruth for second place on the all-time home run list when the Giants open a three-game series against former skipper Dusty Baker and the Chicago Cubs.
Spurs Strike First in Battle of Texas
May 07, 2006
Having weary legs against a rested and familiar opponent is no way to open a playoff series. Good thing the San Antonio Spurs also had Tim Duncan — and Bruce Bowen to harrass Dirk Nowitzki.
Bonds HR Pursuit Concerns Hall of Famers
May 05, 2006
Harmon Killebrew knows records are made to be broken. That's OK with the former AL MVP who hit 573 home runs — as long as those records aren't tainted.