National Sports

Astros fire Bo Porter

Posted On September 01, 2014

Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros have fired manager Bo Porter. Porter was in just his second season with the Astros, who are 59-79 this year and sit fourth in the American League West. Houston has already eclipsed last year's win total of 51 and will likely end a three-year run of 100-loss seasons."Bo's…

Kirk beats out Horschel for Deutsche Bank title

Posted On September 01, 2014

Norton, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - Chris Kirk fired a final-round, 5-under 66 and he was able to hold off Billy Horschel and win the Deutsche Bank Championship by two shots on Monday. Kirk, who jumped to the top of the FedExCup playoff points list with two events to play, finished the week at 15-under-par 269 at…

Phillies combine to no-hit Braves

Posted On September 01, 2014

Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - In an otherwise forgettable season, Cole Hamels and three relief pitchers gave Philadelphia Phillies fans something to remember. Hamels struck out seven in six no-hit innings and the bullpen took it from there as the Phillies pitched a combined no-hitter in a 7-0 win over the Atlanta Braves on Monday.Philadelphia's ace…

USA tested by Turkey in World Cup prelim

Posted On August 31, 2014

Bilbao, Spain (SportsNetwork.com) - Kenneth Faried scored 22 points on 11- of-14 shooting and the United States pulled away down the stretch for a 98-77 win over Turkey on Day 2 of the 2014 FIBA World Cup. The heavily favored Americans owned just a 66-60 lead after three quarters before dominating the fourth to move…

Top-25 College Football Game Capsules

Posted On August 31, 2014

Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - T.J. Yeldon racked up 126 yards and a pair of touchdowns to pace a potent rushing attack, as second-ranked Alabama took down West Virginia, 33-23, in the first-ever meeting between the programs from Georgia Dome. Derrick Henry added 113 yards and another score on 17 attempts for the Crimson Tide (1-0),…