Olt's pinch-single in bottom of 9th gives Rangers 2-1 win over Tigers
Rookie Mike Olt's pinch-hit RBI single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Nelson Cruz with the winning run in the Texas Rangers' 2-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night.
Iwakuma pitches Mariners to 7-4 win over Angels, Trout robs Olivo of HR
Hisashi Iwakuma took a four-hitter into the eighth inning, John Jaso homered and the Seattle Mariners ended a five-game skid with a 7-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night....
Trout robs Olivo of HR, Wells homers and drives in 3 runs, but Angels lose to Mariners 7-4
Mike Trout seems to steal the show even when the Los Angeles Angels lose. The rookie center fielder robbed Miguel Olivo of a two-run homer in the eighth inning Saturday night, but all that did was prevent the Seattle Mariners from increasing an early six-run lead they built against Dan Haren.
Chimp escapes Las Vegas backyard for second time
Police say a chimpanzee who rampaged through a Las Vegas neighborhood last month made a second escape from her backyard enclosure.
Matt Hasselbeck throw 2 interceptions for Tennessee; Wilson dazzles for Seattle in 27-17 win
Tennessee quarterback Matt Hasselbeck had a rocky return to the Pacific Northwest, throwing a pair of interceptions in his limited appearance, while Seattle rookie Russell Wilson dazzled with touchdowns running and throwing in the second half to help the Seahawks open the preseason with a 27-17
Flynn and Wilson shine as Seahawks down Titans
Matt Flynn completed all but two of his passes in his first game as a Seahawk and Seattle downed the Titans, 27-17, in the preseason opener for both teams on Saturday at Qwest Field.Flynn spent last season as a backup to Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay before signing a three-year, $19.5 million contract
School districts to compete for nearly $400 million in Race to the Top awards
Hoping to build on state-level reforms aimed at closing the education achievement gap, the Education Department opened its Race to the Top competition to school districts on Sunday, inviting the poorest districts across the country to vie for almost $400 million in grants.
Gordon hits 2 HRs, Perez and Butler also go deep as Royals beat Orioles 7-3 after 3-hour delay
Alex Gordon hit two of Kansas City's four home runs, Luis Mendoza took a shutout into the seventh inning and the Royals beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-3 Saturday night after the start of the game was delayed by rain for more than three hours.
Olt helps Rangers top Tigers
Mike Olt's pinch-hit, RBI single in the ninth gave the Texas Rangers a 2-1 win over the Detroit Tigers in the second contest of a three-game series.
Romney charges into the final pre-convention stretch, tries to shake off setbacks
Mitt Romney, after picking Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate Saturday, charges into the final pre-convention stretch giving voters a much sharper picture of what his campaign stands for as he tries to shake off the setbacks of the last few weeks.