Aug 31

Welterweight titlist Randall Bailey, citing a bad back, withdrew from his upcoming defense against former junior welterweight titleholder Devon Alexander on Friday, leaving the Alexander camp fuming.


Aug 31

A rookie, a legend and a trio of strikeout artists on the verge of making history

Aug 31

Gio Gonzalez earned his 17th win with his first career shutout and the Nationals handed Adam Wainwright his shortest start this season as Washington routed the St. Louis Cardinals 10-0 on Friday night.

Aug 31

It’s time to get over who’s right and who’s wrong in collective bargaining discussions between the NHL and NHLPA, writes Scott Burnside.

Aug 31

Defending champion Sam Stosur was pushed for the first time in this year’s U.S. Open by American Varvara Lepchenko, but dominated the second set after winning the first in a tiebreaker.

Aug 31

Ty Dillon raced to his first NASCAR Truck victory, passing Kyle Busch with six laps to go and pulling away Friday night.

Aug 31

Andy Roddick is not ready for retirement just yet.

Aug 31

The Cleveland Browns have released quarterback Seneca Wallace and tight end Evan Moore.

Aug 31

Orioles rookie Miguel Gonzalez struck out a career-high nine over seven shutout innings in a masterful pitching performance as Baltimore tightened the AL East race Friday night with a 6-1 victory over the skidding New York Yankees.

Aug 31

Jurickson Profar, the No. 1 prospect in baseball according to ESPN.com’s Keith Law, will join the club Saturday, the first day rosters can expand to 40 players.