Aug 31

Roger Federer has extended his U.S. Open winning streak to 35 matches with a 6-1, 6-3, 7-5 win over Devin Britton in the first round.


Aug 31

Vladimir Guerrero hit two home runs, one a monster shot into the upper deck, teammate Juan Rivera added a three-run homer and the Los Angeles Angels reminded the Seattle Mariners who rules the AL West with a 10-0 runaway victory on Monday night.

Aug 31

Adam Lind and Rod Barajas each homered twice, with Lind’s first career grand slam helping power Toronto to a big early lead before the Blue Jays held on for a 18-10 victory over the slipping Texas Rangers on Monday night.

Aug 31

Omar Infante hit a two-run triple in the seventh and Kenshin Kawakami pitched six effective innings to carry the Atlanta Braves past the Florida Marlins on Monday night, 5-2 in a matchup between NL wild-card contenders.

Aug 31

Kim Clijsters has made a successful return to Grand Slam tennis, defeating Viktoriya Kutuzova 6-1, 6-1 in the opening round of the U.S. Open.

Aug 31

Texans quarterback Matt Schaub has sprained his left ankle against the Vikings.

Aug 31

San Diego Padres outfielder Oscar Salazar left Monday night’s game against Washington after hurting himself while making a spectacular over-the-shoulder catch in the seventh inning.

Aug 31

Andy Pettitte retired his first 20 batters before a lamentable seventh-inning sequence spoiled both his perfect game and no-hit bid, and the Yankees beat the Orioles 5-1 Monday night.

Aug 31

Right-hander Brad Penny cleared waivers today and signed with the San Francisco Giants, sources said Monday.

Aug 31

Kansas City quarterback Matt Cassel has a sprained medial collateral ligament in his left knee and could miss the Chiefs’ season opener and beyond, Yahoo! Sports reported on Monday.