The Chicago Cubs have acquired hard-throwing reliever Aroldis Chapman in a trade with the New York Yankees, giving the NL Central leaders a boost as they try for their first World Series title in more than a century
Members of team Australia said Rio's Olympic Village was unlivable because of plumbing and electrical issues. Though that's not a rare complaint.
A van and a bus carrying Dallas Cowboys staffers but no players collided on an Arizona highway, leaving four dead in the van, authorities said
You'd think buying NFL season tickets would be like anything else — forking over money for the tickets you want. But not for over half of NFL teams.
The international archery federation has approved the entry of three Russian archers for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro after determining they have no links to doping
Brazilian police say they have arrested the last suspect wanted from a group that pledged allegiance to the Islamic State on social media and shared ideas to attack the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro
Chris Froome's superiority at the Tour de France was under threat for only a brief moment. A few minutes of suspense over 21 days of racing shed a light on Team Sky's dominance in cycling's toughest race.
A University of Iowa football player says he was playing "Pokemon Go" in a public park when he was mistaken for a suspected bank robber, surrounded by police and searched at gunpoint
Brandi Chastain likes the U.S. soccer prospects for defending gold in Rio, is advocating for fewer headers in youth games and tackling her son's diagnosis of Crohn's disease
While the scandal of Russian doping threatens to be one of the main talking points of the Rio Olympics, other countries are slipping under the radar despite sharing the tainted legacy of the Soviet sports system
LEADING OFF: White Sox host Cubs, Arrieta; Giants head home after disastrous road trip; Pomeranz looks for rebound with Red Sox; Martinez and Cardinals face Mets; Shipley makes ML debut
A sheriff's department official says Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler have died in a car crash in Wisconsin after coaching at a kicking clinic
Ken Griffey Jr. was drafted No. 1. Mike Piazza was drafted with a pick so late that it doesn't exist anymore. Now, they're both Hall of Famers.
Hard-hitting Johanna Konta whipped winners every which way and outslugged top-seeded Venus Williams to capture her first career singles title, winning the Bank of the West Classic 7-5, 5-7, 6-2 on Sunday
Nathan Eovaldi pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning, Carlos Beltran and Mark Teixeira hit early solo home runs and the New York Yankees beat the San Francisco Giants 5-2