MARKET SNAPSHOT: U.S. Stocks Face Resistance From Europe Headwinds
U.S. stock advances are expected to run into resistance next week, following the longest winning streak since January 2011, as a lack of fresh incentives and opacity in Europe catch up with equities.
Seen it before: Morales allows 4 home runs as Red Sox lose to Yankees
Baseball is a sport of repetition — unfortunately so, for Franklin Morales.
Indians squander a 4-run advantage in losing to the Athletics, 6-4
Even when Cleveland pitchers keep the walks to a minimum, they still seem to cause maximum damage.
Skelton throws TD pass in brief appearance, Cardinals beat Raiders 31-27
John Skelton made a brief appearance in his battle with Kevin Kolb for Arizona's starting quarterback job, just long enough to throw the first touchdown pass for either player this preseason.
Padres' skid hits 4 straight losses after falling 10-1 to Giants
After modest improvement over the past two months, the San Diego Padres have hit an ugly patch.
Cain has strong outing, Giants score 8 runs in third for 10-1 win over Padres
Matt Cain pitched eight dominating innings and the San Francisco Giants scored eight runs in the third inning to move into first place in the NL West with a 10-1 win over the San Diego Padres on Friday night.
Head of second Christian group says they may have also been targeted by DC gunman
Head of Christian conservative organization says she was told by authorities that a note containing her group's contact information was found in the pocket of a man charged with opening fire at the Washington offices of another such group.
Blackmon with strong debut as Jags top Saints
There's still no Maurice Jones-Drew for the Jacksonville Jaguars, but another notable holdout, Justin Blackmon, made his NFL preseason debut Friday.Blackmon had four receptions for 48 yards and a touchdown, while Jordan Palmer's 11-yard TD pass to Kevin Elliott on fourth down with 13 seconds left
Stafford throws two TD's, as Lions beat Ravens
Matthew Stafford tossed a pair of touchdown passes and the Lions defeated the Ravens, 27-12, in their preseason matchup Friday at M&T Bank Stadium.Stafford completed 12-of-17 passes for 184 yards and two scores, while Calvin Johnson, last season's leader in receiving yards (1,681), hauled in five
Iwakuma shine as M's down Twins
Hisashi Iwakuma tossed seven outstanding innings on Friday as the Seattle Mariners topped the Minnesota Twins, 5-3, in the opener of a three-game series at Safeco Field.