Salgado retains IBF super featherweight title
Juan Carlos Salgado earned a unanimous decision over Jonathan Barros in their super featherweight title fight Saturday at Gimnasio Hidalgo.The three judges scored the fight 115-112, 116-111, and 116-111 in favor of Salgado (26-1-1), who earned his third consecutive title defense
Sparks weather Storm
Kristi Toliver scored a game-high 22 points and handed out five assists as the Los Angeles Sparks opened the post-Olympic portion of their schedule with an 82-71 win over the Seattle Storm on Saturday.Nneka Ogwumike posted 17 points and pulled down 10 rebounds and Alana Beard scored 18 points for
Photo Gallery: Celebrating Eid al-Fitr, the end of Ramadan, around the world
Muslims around the world on Saturday started celebrating the Eid al-Fitr, the feast that marks the end of the month of Ramadan this weekend.
Edwin Jackson makes 1 big mistake for Nationals in 2-0 loss to Jonathon Niese and Mets
In his first season with the Washington Nationals, Edwin Jackson has pitched very well.
Whitehurst helps Chargers top Cowboys
Charlie Whitehurst completed 7-of-12 passes for 122 yards and two touchdowns to lead the San Diego Chargers to a 28-20 win over the Dallas Cowboys in NFL preseason action on Saturday night.Phillip Rivers was 13-for-15 passing for 109 yards, but threw two interceptions for the Chargers, who finished
Houston Astros fire manager Brad Mills and 2 coaches, will name interim manager Sunday
The struggling Houston Astros fired manager Brad Mills and two members of his coaching staff Saturday night.
John Jaso's sacrifice fly in ninth inning gives Mariners 3-2 win over Twins
Pinch-hitter John Jaso's sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth gave the Mariners a 3-2 win over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night.
Colon strong as A's top Tribe
Bartolo Colon tossed eight innings of one-run ball against his former club and Yoenis Cespedes smacked a two-run homer and drove in three runs as the Oakland Athletics downed the Cleveland Indians, 8-5, in the middle installment of a three-game set.Colon (10-9) surrendered a run on five hits and
Astros fire Brad Mills
The Houston Astros have relieved Brad Mills of his managerial duties, general manager Jeff Luhnow announced Saturday.Hitting coach Mike Barnett and first base coach Bobby Meacham have also been relieved of their duties
Giants edge Padres
Joaquin Arias stroked a solo home run among his three hits and knocked in three as the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres, 8-7, in the second installment of a three-game series Saturday at Petco Park.Buster Posey clubbed three hits, scored twice and also knocked in a run for the Giants,