Jul 31

Kyle Busch raced to his sixth victory in his last seven Nationwide starts and ninth of the season Saturday night, leading 209 of 250 laps in a dominating run at Iowa Speedway.


Jul 31

Vladimir Guerrero homered, Rich Harden pitched seven solid innings in his first start off the disabled list and the Texas Rangers pushed their lead in the AL West over the Los Angeles Angels back to nine games with a 2-1 victory Saturday night.

Jul 31

The Cardinals retired former manager Whitey Herzog’s No. 24 in a ceremony Saturday before St. Louis played the Pirates.

Jul 31

Victoria Azarenka reached the final of the Bank of the West Classic on Saturday, defeating top seed Samantha Stosur 6-2, 6-3.

Jul 31

The Jets have reached a deal with Kyle Wilson, according to a source.

Jul 31

Carlos Gonzalez hit a game-ending home run to complete the cycle, and the Colorado Rockies rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 6-5 Saturday night after blowing a three-run lead in the eighth inning.

Jul 31

Sam Querrey has defeated Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia 6-7 (7), 7-6 (7), 6-4 to reach the Farmers Classic final for the second consecutive year.

Jul 31

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said his reaction to Dez Bryant’s injury wasn’t meant to criticize his coaching staff.

Jul 31

Frenchman Richard Gasquet has beaten Yuri Schukin of Kazakhstan 6-3, 6-4 to advance to the final of the Swiss Open against Nicolas Almagro of Spain.

Jul 31

The Seattle Seahawks signed first-round pick Earl Thomas to a five-year, $21.1 million deal, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.