BEIJING (AP) — Already outspoken about doping in his sport, Australian race walker Jared Tallent took another shot at Russia after earning a silver medal in the 50-kilometer event Saturday at the world championships.
Tallent has two silver medals from the Olympics, both times losing to men who have been suspended for doping.
"First time in a long time in the 50K we've had a clean podium," Tallent said after finishing behind gold medalist Matej Toth...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rookie Kelby Tomlinson lined a bases-loaded single up the middle with one out in the ninth against previously unbeaten Kevin Siegrist, and the San Francisco Giants topped the Cardinals 5-4 on Friday night to snap St. Louis' five-game winning streak.
Left fielder Brandon Moss grabbed another glove from the dugout and moved in to make a five-man infield, then Tomlinson found a hole against Siegrist (5-1).
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Shea Salinas scored on a header in the first half and the San Jose Earthquakes beat the 10-man Los Angeles Galaxy 1-0 in the California Clasico on Friday night for their fourth straight victory.
David Bingham recorded his fourth clean sheet in a row.
Salinas got his third goal of the season in the 18th minute for San Jose (11-10-5). Quincy Amarikwa headed a cross that was blocked by goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts, but Salinas...
PHOENIX (AP) — Pinch-hitter Aaron Hill's double produced the go-ahead run in the seventh inning off Oakland ace Sonny Gray, Paul Goldschmidt homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for a 6-4 victory over the Athletics on Friday night.
Hill drove in Chris Owings, who led off the inning with a double, to put the Diamondbacks in front 3-2. The A's, ahead 2-0 until the sixth, lost their third straight and are 4-12 over their last 16 games.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw struck out a season high-tying 14 to win for the first time in three outings and the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 Friday night in the series opener.
Kershaw (11-6) allowed one run and three hits in eight innings. He walked one in the Dodgers' first home game in two weeks.
Kenley Jansen pitched the ninth to earn his 26th save in 28 chances.