- World Cup-Semifinal Showdown…Germany-vs-Brazil….German side led by hi scoring Thomas Muller and goalie Memo Neurer face Brazilian team without superstar Neymar-who will miss 6-months with a fractured vertebrae….Germany in semifinals for 13th time in 20-World Cup tourneys…seeking to raise the Cup a 4th time in Country’s history.
- Padres-Slug-Colorado (6-1)..Chase Headley 2-run triple off rightfield wall…Headley 4-more hits…Rene Rivera RBI-double..Cam Maybin RBI-double support Ian Kennedy 9-strikeout 4-hit pitching…Padres won 6-of-8…Rockies freefall-lost 18-of-21.
- SDiego-Colorado-tonite-Tyson Ross starts.
- Dodgers open road trip in Detroit…Hun Jyn Rhy-vs-Justin Verlander….Dodgers (51-40)
- Angels-W-Toronto ..Eric Aybar RBI-Triple…Halos won 14-of-17
- Halos-Blue Jays tonite..Tyler Skaggs-just off DL-starts
- Giants-L-Athletics..A’s go (56-33)…Giants misery continues-lost (19-of-26)
- Baltimore blasts Washington (8-2)…Orioles use 6R-in-11th …Nelson Cruz hits 28th-HR year
- Mets-cool off Atlanta (4-3)..Curtis Granderson-David Wright HRs..Braves had won 9-of-10
- Cardinals-blank-Pirates (2-0)..Matt Adams 2R-HR in 9th
- Yankees-belt-Cleveland…scoring 5-runs early off Justin Masterson.
- White Sox-shutout-Red Sox at Fenway Park..Dayan Viciedo 3R-HR
- KC-trashes-Tampa Bay..James Shields 10K vs ex-teammates
- Phillies-Ruben Amaro-changes coming in Philadelphia with 13-losses in 16-games
- Mark Prior-ex-Cubs star pitcher-named to USC Trojans Hall of Fame…went (15-1) USC…(41-29) Cubs before injuries derailed career.
- Minnesota Twins-Critic ized-debut Self Serve Beer Station-Target Field-sells 48ounce beers…via vending machine.
- Mets-DL-Jon Neise-P-shoulder fatigue-2X
- Giants-Angel Pagan-OF-2nd epidural shot in ailing back
- Texas-options-Michael Choice-OF-Minors (.117)
- Houston Rockets offer Chris Bosh-F-Miami (4Y-80M) max contract
- NYPost reporting Carmelo Anthony-agonizing decision stay with Knicks-or sign with Lakers-Chicago
- Miami Heat-Sign-FA-Danny Granger-F-ex Indiana Pacer….Josh McRoberts-C-Charlotte Bobcats
- Knicks open Trade Talks-76ers…Offer deal Amare Stoudemire-Inman Shumpert to Sixers to clear cap space.
- Toronto trades Steve Novak-F-Utah Jazz
- NFL Judge-Approves-reworked Concussion Lawsuit-Guarantees 65Y-payments to retired and current players who suffer head injuries-trauma in career….18,000-living-retired players must now approve restructured deal.
- ESPN-Fued-Breaks out between Chris Carter-Herman Edwards over what Cleveland Browns should do with alcohol-drug troubled WR-Josh Gibson…Carter-a recovering drug abuser-says Browns should fire the player…Edwards-former coach-says Browns should get player into rehab cetner to save his life.
- Cleveland-Johnny Manziel-QB-says he will not change his party habits..photographed rolling dollar bills and smoking them in restroom in Las Vegas
- Kevin Kolb-ex-NFL-QB-arrested Texas-Drunk Driving boat on lake over holiday.
- Ottawa Senators GM-Brian Murray-leaves club to begin immediate cancer treatments.
- Yankees fan files 10M-lawsuit against ESPN for showing video of him sleeping at game-then mocking and embarrassing him during broadcast of Yankees-Red Sox game.