The Los Angeles Angels may finally be atop the AL West, but the team is still waiting for slugger Josh Hamilton to join the party and manager Mike Scioscia says his cleanup hitter is lacking in confidence and not the same hitter that he was with Texas.
Team USA beat Brazil in an exhibition game 95-78 Saturday night at the United Center. Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose made his first game appearance in his home arena in almost nine months after tearing the medial meniscus in his right knee.
Deonte Thompson returned a kickoff 108 yards for a score after Dallas' Tony Romo threw a touchdown pass in his first game since back surgery last season, and Joe Flacco led three scoring drives in Baltimore's 37-30 preseason victory over the Cowboys.
David Price pitched eight innings of one-run ball Saturday night, and the Detroit Tigers snapped Seattle's five-game winning streak with a 4-2 victory after the Mariners lost ace Felix Hernandez to a leg injury.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly expressed his disappointment Saturday about the school's academic fraud investigation involving four of his players, saying that he was shocked and disappointed when he was informed of the news.