Archive for August, 2014

Tony Stewart returns to NASCAR racing with a tough outing at Atlanta

Tony Stewart returned to NASCAR racing Sunday night for the first time since a car driven by Stewart struck and killed a fellow driver who was on foot during a sprint car race three weeks ago.

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Caroline Wozniacki outlasts Maria Sharapova in humid U.S. Open match

— It is turning out to be the relationship that gives engagements a bad name. First, golf star Rory McIlroy calls off the wedding with tennis star Caroline Wozniacki and wins the British Open and the PGA.

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Galaxy beats Chivas USA, 3-0, in last ‘SuperClasico’

For nearly a decade, the “SuperClasico” regular-season series between the Galaxy and Chivas USA had produced one of Major League Soccer’s great rivalries. But with Chivas USA set to change its name and colors next year as it completes the transition from its previous owner, the team dubbed…

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Baylor crushes Southern Methodist, 45-0, behind Bryce Petty

Bryce Petty and No. 10 Baylor had a nice housewarming party at their new riverfront campus stadium Sunday night in Waco, Texas, even though the quarterback was clearly not feeling his best.

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Russell Henley leads in Massachusetts, with Rory McIlroy in the hunt

Russell Henley made five birdies in a seven-hole stretch Sunday on his way to a six-under 65, giving him a one-shot lead in the Deutsche Bank Championship going into a Labor Day finish loaded with possibilities.

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Russell Henley leads in Massachusetts, with Rory McIlroy in the hunt

Russell Henley made five birdies in a seven-hole stretch Sunday on his way to a six-under 65, giving him a one-shot lead in the Deutsche Bank Championship going into a Labor Day finish loaded with possibilities.

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Angels’ Matt Shoemaker keeps shutting ’em down

Matt Shoemaker’s journey from being an undrafted free agent to matching a pitching standard set by Nolan Ryan can’t be measured in years or pitch counts.

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USC’s Adoree’ Jackson could see even more action against Stanford

Adoree’ Jackson is probably going to become busier.

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Rick Perry Twitter account touts D.A. as ‘most drunk Democrat in Texas’

Texas Gov. Rick Perry deleted a post from his Twitter account Sunday that highlighted the drunken driving arrest of Travis County Dist. Atty.

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Specialized box office: ‘Cantinflas’ open strong, ‘Chef’ hits $30 million

The Spanish-language film “Cantinflas,” a bio-pic of the beloved Mexican film star of the same name, brought in an estimated $2.6 million Friday through Sunday in 382 locations, for a strong per-screen average of $6,872.

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