Person of interest detained in LA homeless stabbings
Police on late Friday detained a person of interest in the stabbings of three Los Angeles-area homeless people in recent weeks, a man they say goes by a name signed on "death warrants" found with the wounded victims.
Bartoli tops McHale to reach semifinals
Top-seeded Frenchwoman Marion Bartoli was pushed to three sets before downing fifth-seeded American Christina McHale, 7-5, 4-6, 6-4 in the quarterfinals Friday at the $740,000 Mercury Insurance Open tennis event.The former Wimbledon runner-up Bartoli overcame 11 double faults to advance to take on
Hundreds gather at vigils for shooting victims
Hundreds of mourners are gathering at vigils for the victims of the shootings at a suburban Denver theater showing the latest Batman movie.
Weaver continues home dominance of Rangers
Avenging his only loss this season, a defeat at the hands of the Rangers back in May, Jered Weaver's career mark against Texas in Anaheim remained unblemished Friday.The 29-year-old tossed seven innings of one-run ball and won his sixth consecutive start, a 6-1 Angels triumph over the Rangers in
Report: Hurricanes' Golden used booster to recruit players
The University of Miami's head football coach Al Golden is reported to have used an employee to circumvent NCAA rules to recruit Miami-area players.Yahoo! Sports reported Friday that former equipment manager Sean "Pee Wee" Allen was used by Golden to provide improper benefits and improperly contact
Isner, Roddick advance to semis at Atlanta
Americans John Isner and Andy Roddick were both quarterfinal winners on Friday at the Atlanta Open tennis event.The top-seeded Isner had to wait out a lengthy rain delay during the first set, but after play resumed he took a 7-6 (9-7), 6-4 victory over compatriot Jack Sock on the hardcourts at
Padres belt 3 HRs, top Rockies
Yasmani Grandal hit a two-run homer, Carlos Quentin and Chase Headley both added solo shots, and the Padres downed the Rockies, 9-5, in the opener of a three-game series at Petco Park.
Rays down M's in 14 innings
Ben Zobrist knocked in the game-winning run with an RBI double in the bottom of the 14th inning to lift the Rays to a 4-3 victory over the Mariners in the opener of a three-game set Friday at Tropicana Field.Carlos Pena ripped a one-out single to right off Tom Wilhelmsen (3-2) in the 14th and
Diamondbacks down Astros
Justin Upton hit a two-run home run and drove in three as Arizona downed Houston, 13-8, in the opener of a three-game series.