Cibulkova, Bartoli advance to Carlsbad final
Second-seeded Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia and top-seeded Marion Bartoli of France both advanced to the final of the $740,000 Mercury Insurance Open with victories on Saturday.Cibulkova beat the fourth-seeded Russian in a long first-set tiebreaker then cruised the rest of the way to a 7-6 (10-8),
Donovan's double secures win for Galaxy in Super Clasico
Landon Donovan's second-half brace lifted the Los Angeles Galaxy to a 3-1 win over Chivas USA in the second edition of this season's Super Clasico on Saturday.Robbie Keane put the Galaxy in front after 14 minutes and Donovan doubled the advantage shortly after halftime
Colorado's slide continues against RSL
Things continue to get worse for the Colorado Rapids as the team lost its fifth straight match on Saturday, falling 2-0 to Real Salt Lake at Rio Tinto Stadium.The Rapids have been in a slide for the past few months, losing seven of their last eight games to continue falling further down the ladder
Usher's 11-year-old stepson dies from injuries 2 weeks after lake accident
Stepson of the Grammy award-winning singer Usher dies two weeks after he was critically injured in a boating accident.
Rockies edge Padres in 12 innings
Jordan Pacheco drove in the winning run in the 12th inning as the Rockies dropped the Padres, 8-6, in the middle installment of a three-game series.
Off-duty cop shoots, kills son after mistaking him for intruder
Off-duty police officer in New York shot and killed his son, mistaking him for an intruder.
Syrian rebels say fight for country's largest city has begun
Commander of Syrian rebels in the northern province of Aleppo says his forces have launched an operation aimed at "liberating" the country's largest city from regime troops.
M&A Accounts for a Third of China's Outbound Investment in 1st Half--Xinhua
China's nonfinancial direct outbound investment rose 48% to $35.4 billion in the first half of this year from a year ago, with mergers and acquisitions activities accounting for one-third of the investment, the official Xinhua News Agency reported Sunday, citing the Ministry of Commerce head Chen
AT&T Announces New Pacts With Two Unions
AT&T (T) reached tentative agreements with the Communications Workers of America in wireline-contract negotiations for the midwest region and AT&T Corp., a CWA Communications and Technologies unit, the company announced Saturday.
As Big U.S. Bond Dealers Retreat as Middlemen, Smaller Firms Step Up
As bulge-bracket dealers scale back their roles as middlemen in bond trading to conform to new regulations and corporate strategies, a host of smaller broker-dealers have been scurrying to fill the void.