GAINESVILLE, Va. — Tiger Woods bounced back from an erratic third round to close with a three-under 68 at the Quicken Loans National and predicted he would eventually get back to winning golf tournaments. “Today was good, five-under through 10. Striping it,” Woods told CBS TV after his round at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Virginia. “Good day.”
LOS ANGELES — Andre Ethier hit a solo home run in the bottom of the eighth and a two-run shot in the 10th as the Los Angeles Dodgers completed a three-game sweep of the Freeway Series, handing the Los Angeles Angels a 5-3 defeat at Dodger Stadium on Sunday. Ethier had not hit a home run since June 29, a span of 20 games, before the eighth-inning shot off Angels reliever Joe Smith and had not had a multi-homer day in more than four years.
ST. LOUIS — St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny rolled the dice in the late innings of Sunday’s 3-2 win over Colorado, gambling that the Cardinals would win the game in nine innings. Pinch-hitter Brandon Moss’ one-out RBI single in the bottom of the ninth kept the Cardinals from having to play their 15th extra-inning game of the year.
OCEANPORT, N.J. — Triple Crown winner American Pharoah made a triumphant return to the track by winning the $1.75 million William Hill Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, New Jersey on Sunday. Overwhelming favorite American Pharoah took the lead from Competitive Edge on the far turn, and opened up a five-length lead before cruising to a 2.25 length victory over Keen Ice to roars from a record crowd of 60,000.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Buffalo Bills have suspended DLine coach Aaron Kromer without pay for the first six games of the 2015 season for his involvement in a domestic assault charge when Kromer punched a boy in the face over beach chairs this summer. Both Kromer and his son were cited during the incident. Kromer will be eligiblew to return to the team in time for Buffalo’s Week 7 matchup against the Jaguars in London.
MINNEAPOLIS — On Thursday with his name already in the starting lineup for the game that night, Seattle Mariners outfielder Dustin Ackley was informed by manager Lloyd McClendon that he'd been traded to the New York Yankees for two minor-leaguers — outfielder Ramon Flores and pitcher Jose Ramirez.
TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays, who fortified their impressive offense earlier this week, added a big weapon to their pitching staff by trading for Detroit Tigers left-hander David Price, the club announced on Thursday.
SEOUL — Chung Mong-joon, a South Korean and one of the most influential figures in Asian soccer, told Reuters on Thursday that he is entering the race to replace Sepp Blatter as president of FIFA, soccer's world governing body.
BEIJING — Human rights activists are stepping up efforts to derail Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics, hoping their protests and petitions can thwart what appears to be almost certain victory for the Chinese capital.
DENVER — Former Brazil international Kaka made the most of his first appearance in the Major League Soccer All-Star Game as he helped lead his team past English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 on Wednesday.