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16 July 2007

Cubs complete weekend sweep of Astros

Derrek Lee broke a streak of 126 at-bats without a home run with a three-run shot in the second inning Sunday to help the Chicago Cubs complete a three-game sweep of the Houston Astros with a 7-6 win. The Cubs have won 15 of their past 19 games and s...

Padres blank Diamondbacks to avoid sweep

Justin Germano drove in a run and gave up none to help the San Diego Padres beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-0 on Sunday, avoiding a three-game sweep. Milton Bradley drove in two runs and Brian Giles had three hits for San Diego.

15 July 2007

Artest, Jackson suspended 7 games each

Ron Artest and Stephen Jackson were each suspended by the NBA on Saturday for the first seven games of next season because of their most recent legal problems.

13 July 2007

Dow, S&P end at record highs (Reuters)

Reuters - U.S. stocks surged on Thursday, with the Dow hitting a record on its biggest point gain since 2002, after healthy retail sales reassured investors about consumer spending and a $38 billion mining takeover fed expectations for more deals.

Rio Tinto to buy Alcan for $38 billion (Reuters)

Reuters - Anglo-Australian miner Rio Tinto Ltd/Plc offered $38.1 billion to buy Canada's Alcan Inc in an agreed deal to create the world's No. 1 aluminum producer, trumping a hostile bid by Alcoa Inc

10 July 2007

Toronto FC's O'Brien named MLS all-star

Toronto FC midfielder Ronnie O'Brien was one of seven players added to the roster Tuesday for next week's MLS all-star game. O'Brien was one of five picks made by New England Revolution head coach Steve Nicol, who will coach the MLS team against Scott...

Bonds not worried about Selig, Aaron

Barry Bonds simply doesn't care: Bud Selig can be wherever he wants when Hank Aaron's home run record falls. The commissioner still hasn't said whether he plans to be in the ballpark when and if Bonds hits No. 756. Selig's indecision has drawn a lot o...

Bonds not worried about summer agendas (AP)

AP - Barry Bonds simply doesn't care: Bud Selig can be wherever he wants when Hank Aaron's home run record falls. The commissioner still hasn't said whether he plans to be in the ballpark when and if Bonds hits No. 756. Selig's indecision has drawn a l...

09 July 2007

USA's Adu named Player of the Week

USA U-20 phenom Freddy Adu has been named the TSN.ca/soccer Player of the Week. Finally living up to his potential, the 18-year old Adu was critical as the United States surprisingly clinched Group D at the FIFA Under-20 World championships. Adu kicke...

Jury awards man $260K in Iverson lawsuit

A federal jury awarded US$260,000 on Monday to one of two men who sued NBA star Allen Iverson after they said they were beaten by his entourage at a Washington nightclub. The jury's decision against Iverson and his bodyguard, Jason Kane, covers pain a...

Canadians shine in Futures Game

Moments after Joey Votto ripped a solo shot to left field, a burly security officer in the bowels of AT&T Park watched the replay, turned to his well-armed counterparts and muttered, "Man, I hate the World." Votto and the other two Canadians in the Al...

Peavy, Haren to start in All-Star Game

Dan Haren will start the all-star game for the American League just across the bay from his home ballpark in Oakland. The Athletics' ace was picked by AL manager Jim Leyland on Monday to oppose San Diego's Jake Peavy, who will start for Tony La Russa'...