Sunday, July 24, 2016
Professional Sports
Late Ulloa equalizer secures draw, keeps Dallas top in MLS

Dallas' Victor Ulloa scored a late long-range equalizer to snatch a 1-1 draw at Colorado on Saturday, maintaining the three-point gap between the top two teams in the Major League Soccer standings.

The Rapids remain unbeaten at home this season but missed a prime chance to go level on points with Dallas and are now looking over their shoulder at Los Angeles, placed third in the Western Conference, after the Galaxy won at Portland.

Wisler falters in 6th as Rockies beat Braves, 8-4

Matt Wisler felt great about his first five innings Saturday night. Things went south for the Atlanta Braves right-hander in the sixth.

Wisler allowed just two hits and one mistake through five, but the Colorado Rockies roughed him up in the sixth on their way to an 8-4 win over the Braves.

Price isn't right: Ace struggles in Boston's 11-9 loss

The question was barely asked and David Price already had an answer.

"It's been terrible. This is hard. Awful," the left-hander said of his season after another rough outing in Boston's 11-9 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night.

Torrence tops qualifying in Mile-High NHRA Nationals

Defending Top Fuel event winner Steve Torrence took the No. 1 qualifying position Saturday night in the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.

Torrence claimed his seventh No. 1 of the season with a track-record time of 3.776 seconds at 325.14 mph from Friday in his family-owned dragster.

Remote-control racing turns Indiana track into hot spot

Back in 2013, Kris Withers was set to collect a bonus check from his job, and the money was burning a hole in his pocket before he even had it.

While he was kicking around ideas for how to spend his windfall, Withers thought about his passion for remote-control car racing — one that he and some of his co-workers shared.

Ventura exits after taking shot off ribs in Royals' loss

With the Kansas City Royals' starting pitching already thin, there was a scary moment in the fifth inning when right-hander Yordano Ventura was struck by a laser by Adrian Beltre of the Texas Rangers.

After Ventura threw to first base, he collapsed to the ground in pain and was attended to by trainer Nick Kenney. Beltre's shot, with a velocity of 108 mph, hit Ventura in the right rib cage area.

Crawford beats Postol in title unification fight

Terence Crawford was so sure of his victory Saturday night that he spent part of the final round with his hands at his side, taunting Viktor Postol.

What he's not so sure of is that Manny Pacquiao will agree to his terms and fight him at 140 pounds in November.

Story's 2 home runs leads Rockies over Braves, 8-4

Trevor Story looked up to Troy Tulowitzki as he climbed through the Colorado Rockies' minor leagues. Now he's looking down at his mentor after another big night at the plate.

Story hit two home runs to set an NL rookie record for shortstops and the Rockies beat the Atlanta Braves 8-4 on Saturday night.

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