Reds' Chapman faces hitters, is 'electrifying'
Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman, who has been on the DL since being struck in the head by a line drive on March 19, faced live hitters for the first time since the incident on Wednesday.
NFL RB over 50? Herschel says he can do it
An NFL running back at 52 years old? Herschel Walker says it wouldn't be a problem for him.
Sherman: 'Dollars' best way to show respect
Richard Sherman feels the best way the Seattle Seahawks could show him their appreciation is by showing him the money.
Seahawks to host Packers in season opener
The Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks will open the 2014-15 NFL season against the Green Bay Packers on Thursday, Sept. 4.
Pineda ejected for foreign substance on neck
Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda admitted to using pine tar on the baseball during the second inning of Wednesday's 5-1 loss to the Red Sox at Fenway Park, but said he did it not to cheat, rather to ensure he did not hit anyone with an errant pitch.
D-backs spoil Wrigley's 100th with rally in 9th
Fittingly, the Chicago Cubs marked Wrigley Field's 100th birthday with a loss -- a dramatic, error-filled one, at that.
Mavs cruise past Spurs to even series 1-1
Monta Ellis scored 21 points and the Dallas Mavericks rolled to a 113-92 victory over San Antonio on Wednesday night, snapping a 10-game skid against the Spurs and evening their first-round series at a game apiece.
Aldridge scores 43 as Blazers drop Rockets
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 43 points and Damian Lillard made six free throws down the stretch to give the Portland Trail Blazers a 112-105 win over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night and a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series.
Kane's 2nd goal lifts Hawks over Blues in OT
Patrick Kane scored his second goal of the game at 11:17 of overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the St. Louis Blues 4-3 on Wednesday night to even their first-round playoff series at two games apiece.
Cooke suspended 7 games for hit on Barrie
The NHL cracked down hard on Matt Cooke, suspending the Minnesota Wild left wing for seven games Wednesday for his knee-to-knee hit that injured Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie.