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MLB: Kansas City 15, Cleveland 5

CLEVELAND, April 20 (UPI) -- Matt Stairs hit a grand slam and knocked in six runs and Brian Anderson worked six innings Tuesday as Kansas City rolled to a 15-5 win over Cleveland.

Agassi after fifth Australian Open title

MELBOURNE, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Andre Agassi will try to continue his domination of the Australian Open when the year's first Grand Slam gets underway Monday.

Three elected to Tennis Hall of Fame

NEWPORT, R.I., Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Steffi Graf and Stefan Edberg, who combined for 149 singles titles and 28 Grand Slam triumphs, were elected Thursday to the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

Henin-Hardenne, Clijsters may clash

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Kim Clijsters says her rivalry with Justine Henin-Hardenne has been overblown by the media.

Montreal 7, NY Mets 1

NEW YORK, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Jose Vidro had two home runs Friday night, carrying Montreal to a 7-1 decision over the New York Mets.

Seattle 5, Anaheim 1

SEATTLE, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- The Seattle Mariners erupted for five runs after two outs in the eighth inning Saturday night to beat Anaheim 5-1.

Roddick, Ferrero in U.S. Open final

NEW YORK, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- American Andy Roddick will meet Spain's Juan Carlos Ferrero in the final of the U.S. Open in Flushing, N.Y., Sunday.

Henin-Hardenne wins U.S. Open tennis

NEW YORK, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Justine Henin-Hardenne captured her second Grand Slam and first U.S. Open title Saturday night with a 7-5, 6-1 victory over fellow Belgian Kim Clijsters.

Houston 10, Los Angeles 1

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Jeff Kent hit his 10th career grand slam and drove in six runs and Wade Miller allowed four hits in 6 2/3 innings Monday as Houston routed Los Angeles, 10-1.

Boston 13, Philadelphia 9

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- A grand slam by Trot Nixon capped a six-run ninth inning Monday afternoon as Boston outslugged Philadelphia, 13-9.

Agassi, Henin-Hardenne advance at Open

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Top seed and two-time champion Andre Agassi crushed Spain's Alex Corretja, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2, Tuesday afternoon in the opening round of the U.S. Open.

Sampras announces retirement Monday

NEW YORK, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Pete Sampras, one of the greatest tennis playerd in history, announced his retirement Monday at the place where he won his first and last Grand Slams.

Venus pulls out of U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- For the first time since 1998, the U.S. Open women's champion will not be a Williams sister.

Chang invited to U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Michael Chang will play his final professional tournament at the U.S. Open, concluding a 16-year career in which he won 34 singles titles.

Clijsters becomes new No. 1 woman

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Kim Clijsters ended the 57-week reign of Serena Williams at the top of the women world tennis rankings Sunday.

Formula One drops Canadian GP

MONTREAL, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- The Canadian Grand Prix has been dropped from next year's Formula One schedule due to legislation banning tobacco advertising, it was announced Thursday.

New York 7, Texas 5

NEW YORK, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Enrique Wilson hit a grand slam Thursday afternoon to help the New York Yankees overcome the Texas Rangers, 7-5.

Texas 7, Boston 3 (11 inn.)

ARLINGTON, Texas, July 31 (UPI) -- Alex Rodriguez belted a grand slam with two outs in the 11th inning Thursday night to lift Texas to a 7-3 victory over Boston.

Chi. White Sox 15, Kansas City 4

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 30 (UPI) -- Jose Valentin's three homers along with Paul Konerko's grand slam and six RBI Wednesday night powered Chicago to a 15-4 win over Kansas City.

San Francisco 6, Chi. Cubs 3

CHICAGO, July 30 (UPI) -- Edgardo Alfonzo had a grand slam and Jason Schmidt took a no-hitter into the sixth Wednesday as San Francisco downed the Chicago Cubs, 6-3.

Atlanta 10, Montreal 8

MONTREAL, July 28 (UPI) -- Marcus Giles hit two homers, including a grand slam, and had a career-high six RBI Monday as the Atlanta Braves beat the Montreal Expos, 10-8.

Cincinnati 11, Milwaukee 2

CINCINNATI, July 22 (UPI) -- Jose Acevedo yielded two hits in seven innings and Russell Branyan smacked a grand slam Monday night as Cincinnati thumped Milwaukee, 11-2.

San Francisco 8, Colorado 4

SAN FRANCISCO, July 20 (UPI) -- Alberto Castillo hit his first career grand slam Sunday as San Francisco, who gave Barry Bonds the day off, beat Colorado, 6-4.

Basltimore 7, Anaheim 6

BALTIMORE, July 20 (UPI) -- David Segui hit his seventh career grand slam and Jason Johnson pitched into the eighth inning Sunday as Baltimore beat Anaheim, 7-6, for a four-game sweep.

Seattle 6, Kansas City 3

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 18 (UPI) -- Ichiro Suzuki's grand slam with two out in the ninth inning capped a five-run rally Friday night and lifted Seattle to a 6-3 victory over Kansas City.
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