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Friedrich and Rockies beaten by Brewers again, 7-4 

Friedrich and Rockies beaten by Brewers again, 7-4 

“It’s all about consistency and as a pitcher, you have to be able to command your stuff and pitch ahead of hitters,” Weiss said. “He’s got good stuff. He’s got a good fastball and a real good breaking ball. He got a lot of swings and misses tonight.”

Van Dyken staying positive on social media 

Van Dyken staying positive on social media 

“She sends stuff out there and gets so much positive energy and positive feedback that I really think it helps her a whole lot,” said Rouen, a former punter for the Denver Broncos. “It’s also been good to be able to have a distraction with everything that’s going on.”

US ready to take on Belgium in World Cup 

US ready to take on Belgium in World Cup 

“By no means are we satisfied with just getting out of the group,” midfielder Graham Zusi said Sunday after the Americans advanced despite a 1-0 loss to Germany. “We want to keep going and make some history.”

FIFA bans Suarez for 4 months for biting opponent

FIFA bans Suarez for 4 months for biting opponent

“Such behavior cannot be tolerated on any football pitch and in particular not at a FIFA World Cup, when the eyes of millions of people are on the stars on the field,” Claudio Sulser, chairman of the FIFA disciplinary committee, said in a statement.

German-Americans picking sides in World Cup match

German-Americans picking sides in World Cup match

In Cincinnati, “German-Americans here are really excited about both teams,” said Don Heinrich Tolzmann, president of the German-American Citizens League of Greater Cincinnati.

Rockies cough up lead, Cardinals rally to win 9-6 

Rockies cough up lead, Cardinals rally to win 9-6 

“Honestly, I thought it was a foul ball until the moment that it wasn’t,” he said. “I wasn’t even worried when it was in the air. I don’t have any answers for today. I feel horrible that I gave it up. I thought I made good pitches and they found holes.”

Soccer's bad boy bites opponent at World Cup

Soccer’s bad boy bites opponent at World Cup

“These are things that happen on the pitch, we were both in the area, he thrust his shoulder into me,” Suarez said in Spanish.

Rockies end 7-game slide with 10-5 win over Cards 

Rockies end 7-game slide with 10-5 win over Cards 

“If I don’t get it done, he seems to get it done,” Tulowitzki said. “He’s been a nice addition to our ball club. Without a doubt, he’s All-Star worthy.”

LeBron tells Heat he will become free agent

LeBron tells Heat he will become free agent

“I have informed the Heat,” Paul said.

Arthur, Robinson exercise player options

Denver general manager Tim Connelly announced the news Monday.