MLB: Minnesota 5, Kansas City 3

MINNEAPOLIS, July 31 (UPI) -- Carlos Silva pitched eight innings and Torii Hunter homered Tuesday, lifting the Minnesota Twins to their fourth straight victory, a 5-3 win over Kansas City.

MLB: Cleveland 5, Kansas City 3

CLEVELAND, July 15 (UPI) -- Travis Hafner hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the first inning Sunday afternoon to help the Cleveland Indians beat Kansas City, 5-3.

Sixers sign draft choices Young, Smith

PHILADELPHIA, July 11 (UPI) -- Thaddeus Young and Jason Smith, first-round picks in last month's NBA draft, have signed contracts with the Philadelphia 76ers.

2 Atlanta cops plead guilty

ATLANTA, April 26 (UPI) -- Two Atlanta police officers pleaded guilty Thursday to involuntary manslaughter and conspiracy for the death of an elderly woman during a botched drug raid.

MLB: Detroit 10, Toronto 9

DETROIT, April 4 (UPI) -- Curtis Granderson knocked in five runs Wednesday afternoon to help the Detroit Tigers beat Toronto, 10-9.

Colorado State's Smith to try NBA draft

FORT COLLINS, Colo., April 3 (UPI) -- Colorado State junior forward Jason Smith, who led the Rams in scoring the last two seasons, said Tuesday he is making himself available to the NBA draft.

MLB: Toronto 5, Detroit 3 (10 inn.)

DETROIT, April 2 (UPI) -- Troy Glaus and Alex Rios drove in runs in the 10th inning Monday, boosting Toronto past Detroit, 5-3.

COL BKB: UNLV 88, Colorado State 72

LAS VEGAS, March 10 (UPI) -- Kevin Kruger sank five three-pointers among his 21 points Friday night as No. 25 UNLV beat Colorado State, 88-72.

COL BKB: BYU 76, Colorado St. 67

PROVO, Utah, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Keena Young scored 24 points Wednesday night as No. 22 Brigham Young defeated Colorado State, 76-67.

COL BKB: Air Force 67, Colorado St. 58

COLORADO SPRINGS, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Dan Nwaelele had five three-pointers among his 18 points Saturday as No. 14 Air Force beat Colorado State, 67-58.

Sabres' Afinogenov out with broken wrist

BUFFALO, N.Y., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Buffalo forward Maxim Afinogenov has a broken left wrist and will miss at least six weeks of the Sabres' schedule, the NHL team announced Friday.

NHL: Edmonton 3, Carolina 1

EDMONTON, Alberta, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Jason Smith scored the game-winner the second period Wednesday night as the Edmonton Oilers beat Carolina, 3-1.

MLB: Colorado 10, Chi. Cubs 2

DENVER, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Garrett Atkins hit a three-run homer as the Colorado Rockies pounded the Chicago Cubs, 10-2, Friday night.

NHL: Carolina 5, Edmonton 4

RALEIGH, N.C., June 5 (UPI) -- Rod Brind'Amour's second goal, with 31.1 seconds to play in the third period, gave Carolina a 5-4 win over Edmonton in Game One of the Stanley Cup Finals.

NHL: Edmonton 6, San Jose 3

EDMONTON, Alberta, May 13 (UPI) -- Six different players scored one goal Friday night as Edmonton beat San Jose, 6-3, Game Four of their Western Conference semifinal series.

MLB: Colorado 3, Florida 1

MIAMI, April 30 (UPI) -- Luis Gonzalez went 3-for-4 with a home run Sunday as Colorado beat the Florida Marlins, 3-1.

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Fort Woof named top U.S. dog park

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 24 (UPI) -- Fort Woof in Fort Worth, Texas, is the top dog among dog parks in the United States, according to Dog Fancy magazine and Novartis Animal Health.

MLB: Colorado 10, San Diego 4

SAN DIEGO, April 9 (UPI) -- Jason Smith hit two homers and had four RBI Sunday to guide Colorado to a 10-4 win over San Diego and a three-game sweep of the weekend series.

NHL: Minnesota 2, Edmonton 1 (SO)

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 7 (UPI) -- Goaltender Manny Fernandez made 32 saves Thursday night as Minnesota got by Edmonton, 2-1, in a shoot-out.

NHL: Edmonton 3, San Jose 2

EDMONTON, Alberta, March 4 (UPI) -- Edmonton's Ales Hemsky scored the winning goal with 1:07 left in the third period to lift the Oilers past the visiting San Jose Sharks Friday night, 3-2.

Phoenix 4, Edmonton 3 (SO)

PHOENIX, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Ladislav Nagy scored the game-winning goal in the shootout to lift the Phoenix Coyotes over the Edmonton Oilers, 4-3, Saturday at Glendale Arena.

NHL: Edmonton 4, Nashville 2

EDMONTON, Alberta, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- The Oilers halted a two-game losing streak with a 4-2 win against the Predators at Rexall Place.

COL FB: TCU 33, Colorado State 6

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Jeff Ballard totaled 204 yards and two touchdowns Saturday night to help 20th-ranked TCU beat Colorado State, 33-6.

NHL: Dallas 3, Edmonton 2

EDMONTON, Alberta, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Steve Ott scored with 8:15 left in the third period Friday night to help Dallas beat Edmonton, 3-2.
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