The St. Louis Cardinals gave manager Mike Matheny a three-year contract extension Wednesday, rewarding him for deep postseason runs in his first two seasons on the job.
Bob Costas will add late-night hosting duties to his prime-time responsibilities for the Winter Olympics in Sochi. One of the issues he plans to address is Russia's so-called "gay propaganda" law, but he has no intention of offering a commentary on the issue.
Cam Newton threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Ted Ginn Jr. with 59 seconds left and the Carolina Panthers held off the New England Patriots 24-20 Monday night for their sixth straight victory when officials picked up a penalty flag on the final play.
Alabama left its latest performance not wanting to feel like that again, especially on offense.
It took Jimmie Johnson just 13 races into his rookie season with Hendrick Motorsports to prove to his team he was a rare talent.
Former Missouri All-American pitcher Max Scherzer won the AL honor after leading the majors in wins while going 21-3. He received 28-of-30 first-place votes.
Penn State, which opens its dual season Saturday at Rider, could be the first team since Oklahoma State (2003 to 2006) to claim four straight NCAA team crowns.
The Dolphins' harassment scandal is threatening the season and job security, leaving the future of coach Joe Philbin, his assistants and general manager Jeff Ireland in doubt.
On Sunday, the Rams (4-6) totaled four interceptions with three against the Colts' quarterback Andrew Luck, matching his season total the previous eight games. The Colts never threatened another comeback effort they've been known for, and were held to just 18 yards rushing and 2 for 12 on third down.
Rookie Mike Glennon threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to tackle Donald Penn and led a long fourth-quarter touchdown drive to put the Buccaneers ahead for good in a 22-19 victory over the embattled Miami Dolphins on Monday night.
Matt Kenseth did his best to put on a brave face following his worst performance of the season, which just happened to come at the worst possible time in his championship battle with Jimmie Johnson.
Alabama's Nick Saban doesn't want his players to be in a celebratory mood this week after the Crimson Tide defeated LSU 38-17 on Saturday.
Mississippi's Donte Moncrief has most of the attributes expected of an elite receiver, but is missing an ego.
College basketball rule changes were put in this season after scoring in Division I dropped to 67.5 points per game in 2012-13, the lowest since 1951-52 — long before the shot clock and 3-point shot were added — and the fourth straight season it had decreased.
A leadership vacuum may have contributed to the troubled relationship between Miami Dolphins offensive linemen Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito, which has left both players sidelined and the team in turmoil.
St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina and second baseman Matt Carpenter received their first Silver Sluggers.
With the SEC Network scheduled to launch in Aug. 2014, ESPN's Stephanie Druley was named vice president of production of college networks Tuesday.
Two years ago, in the second-to-last game of the season, Adrian Peterson tore ligaments in his left knee. Toby Gerhart and backup quarterback Joe Webb rallied the Vikings to a victory that ensured their record was better than Indianapolis or St. Louis.
The agent for coach Nick Saban told Texas officials in January that Texas was the only school he would consider leaving Alabama for, and his success with the Crimson Tide had put him under "special pressure," The Associated Press has learned.
T.J. Oshie scored in the shootout to give the St. Louis Blues a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night.