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Rays activate OF Myers


Posted on Wednesday August 20, 2014

St. Petersburg, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Reigning American League Rookie of the Year Wil Myers was activated from the 60-day disabled list by the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday.Myers had been on the DL since June 1 due to a slight stress fracture in his right wrist

Broncos WR Norwood tears ACL, done for year


Posted on Wednesday August 20, 2014

Englewood, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - Denver Broncos wideout Jordan Norwood has suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in one of his knees during a Wednesday practice and is out for the season.The Denver Post was first to report the news, revealing that Norwood fell awkwardly at the sideline while going against cornerback Brandon Harris for a pass by quarterback Peyton Manning

Jim Kelly has no evidence of cancer


Posted on Wednesday August 20, 2014

Orchard Park, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Doctors treating Jim Kelly for sinus cancer said there is no longer evidence of cancer in the Hall of Fame quarterback."The treatments so far have completely eliminated Mr. Kelly's pain, and his level of function has essentially returned to normal

Phillies edge Mariners


Posted on Wednesday August 20, 2014

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Chase Utley singled home the go-ahead run in the fourth and the Philadelphia Phillies held on to beat the Seattle Mariners 4-3 in the rubber match of a three-game set.

National League Game Capsules


Posted on Wednesday August 20, 2014

Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Alex Rios had two hits, drove in a pair and scored a run as the Texas Rangers held off the Miami Marlins, 5-4, to earn a split of a two-game interleague set on Wednesday afternoon. Nick Martinez (3-9) started for the Rangers and picked up the win in his hometown, surrendering just two runs on six hits in six innings. With his family in the stands, the right-hander struck out seven and walked two to win for the second time in three decisions. Leonys Martin added three hits and drove in a run for the Rangers, who improved to just 6-12 in the month of August. Adrian Beltre chipped in with two hits and scored a run for Texas, which won for only the 15th time in 57 games since June 14. Marcel Ozuna had three hits, including a solo homer, and drove in a run for the Marlins, who ended a nine-game homestand with a 6-3 mark.

Four-time champ Wozniacki bows out in New Haven


Posted on Wednesday August 20, 2014

New Haven, CT (SportsNetwork.com) - Italian Camila Giorgi upset four-time champion Caroline Wozniacki in second-round action at the Connecticut Open tennis event, a final U.S. Open tune-up.

American League Game Capsules


Posted on Wednesday August 20, 2014

Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Alex Rios had two hits, drove in a pair and scored a run as the Texas Rangers held off the Miami Marlins, 5-4, to earn a split of a two-game interleague set on Wednesday afternoon. Nick Martinez (3-9) started for the Rangers and picked up the win in his hometown, surrendering just two runs on six hits in six innings. With his family in the stands, the right-hander struck out seven and walked two to win for the second time in three decisions. Leonys Martin added three hits and drove in a run for the Rangers, who improved to just 6-12 in the month of August. Adrian Beltre chipped in with two hits and scored a run for Texas, which won for only the 15th time in 57 games since June 14. Marcel Ozuna had three hits, including a solo homer, and drove in a run for the Marlins, who ended a nine-game homestand with a 6-3 mark.

Rios, Rangers hold off Marlins


Posted on Wednesday August 20, 2014

Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Alex Rios had two hits, drove in a pair and scored a run as the Texas Rangers held off the Miami Marlins, 5-4, to earn a split of a two-game interleague set on Wednesday afternoon.Nick Martinez (3-9) started for the Rangers and picked up the win in his hometown, surrendering just two runs on six hits in six innings

NHL changes draft lottery rules again


Posted on Wednesday August 20, 2014

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The National Hockey League on Wednesday announced further changes to its draft lottery.In an attempt at addressing greater competitive balance in the league and among its non-playoff participants, the percentages of each team which does not qualify for the postseason will be altered

Volcano threatens UCF, Penn State opener in Ireland


Posted on Wednesday August 20, 2014

UCF's season opener in Ireland next week against Penn State may be in peril because of a possible volcanic eruption in Iceland.