Email List
 

DAD 'EXECUTES' DRUNK DRIVERGIRL IMPALED AT FRAT HOUSEFISH EATS SHARKSLIPPERY SQUIRRELSUN SENTINEL
Advertise with us!
WPEC-TV CBS12 News :: Sports - High School Sports

Sports News

Last Update on August 21, 2014 14:59 GMT

MLB-SCHEDULE

UNDATED (AP) -- The Giants and Cubs are set to resume their game from last night that was cut short by rain. In fact the Cubs were declared the 2-0 winners of the game when it was stopped after 4 1/2 innings. The Giants protested that the grounds crew in Chicago failed to do its job and get the tarp on the field in a timely matter.

Major League Baseball then reviewed the situation and determined that the game should not have been ruled a win for the Cubs, hence it will resume this afternoon in the bottom of the fifth. Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer called the decision "just" and said the grounds crew and umpires were caught off-guard by a "weird weather pattern."

In other afternoon play today the Indians, Astros and Tigers are looking for a sweep of their respective three-game series with the Twins, Yankees and Rays. The Cleveland-Minnesota game features two 13-game winners as Corey Kluber (KLOO'-bur) goes for the Indians against Phil Hughes.

In evening play the Cubs and Giants will play their regularly scheduled game with Madison Bumgarner of the Giants going for his 14th win of the season against Travis Wood.

Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers is looking for his 15th win of the year as the Dodgers entertain the Cardinals. Kershaw is 14-3 with a fantastic 1.86 earned run average.

Red-hot Washington concludes its home series with Arizona. The National League East-leading Nationals have won nine straight and top the Braves, who are in Cincinnati, by seven games.

The final game of the night features the American League West-leading Angels in Boston. Los Angeles starts the day with a 1 1/2 game lead over the idle Athletics.

PGA-BARCLAYS

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) -- The FedEx Cup playoffs begin today at Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, New Jersey, with The Barclays. To the winner of the playoff, which ends in three weeks in Atlanta, goes a flat $10 million bonus.

The favorite, without question, is Rory McIlroy. He has won the last three tournaments he's entered, the British Open, the Bridgestone and the PGA Championship, and starts the playoff as the points leader.

The playing field for the Barclays features the top 125 in the regular season FedEx standings. The field will be reduced each week until just 30 players are left for the Tour Championship in Atlanta Sept. 11-14.

Sports Stories

CBS12 Sports Team


Advertise with us!

 

Business News

Applications for US unemployment aid fall to 298K

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Fewer people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, another sign the job market is improving.

Consumer Info

   WEST PALM BEACH, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 03/21/14 --
 Companies that pride themselves on being eco-friendly may have conflicted
 ideas between marketing with ad specialties and maintaining their green
 reputation. ...

Entertainment News

ROBIN WILLIAMS-EMMY TRIBUTE

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- It was about a year ago that Robin Williams was on stage at the Emmy Awards, speaking about his fellow comedian and mentor, Jonathan Winters -- who had died since the last Emmy telecast.

Get This

STOLEN CART-PROBATION VISIT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A man in Albuquerque, New Mexico drove straight into trouble while trying to show off his hot new ride.

Science/Tech News

IN THE NEWS: MLB BLACKOUT RULES LIKELY TO EASE SOON

NEW YORK (AP) -- If you're a sports fan who likes to catch games online, you know the drill: you can watch out-of-market games with no problem -- but can't catch the games of your local team because of league blackout rules.

Tonight on CBS12

8 PM -- The Big Bang Theory
8:30 PM -- The Millers
9 PM -- Two and a Half Men
9:30 PM -- The Crazy Ones
10 PM -- Elementary
Complete Schedule»