Welington Castillo homered and drove in the winning run with a 10th-inning single, giving the Chicago Cubs a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals that tightened the National League Central race Tuesday night.
Rookie Yordano Ventura blanked Cleveland's punchless offense for seven innings as Kansas City kept pressure on first-place Detroit in the American League Central with a 7-1 win over the Indians on Tuesday night.
The surging Pittsburgh Pirates earned their second consecutive trip to the playoffs with a 3-2 win over the free-falling Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.
Rafael Nadal's coach criticized the appointment of a woman as the captain of Spain's Davis Cup team Tuesday, arguing there are substantial differences between the men's and women's games.
Adam Wainwright joined Clayton Kershaw as the majors' only 20-game winners, pitching three-hit ball over seven innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 8-0 on Monday night.
Duffy pitched six shutout innings for his first win in more than a month as Kansas City moved within one game of first-place Detroit and kept some distance over Cleveland in the wild-card race, beating the Indians 2-0 on Monday night.
In the wake of a dispiriting 34-31 loss to the Dallas Cowboys, St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher said the team took a step forward and remained a franchise on the rise.
Faced with the prospect of a 0-3 start, the injury-plagued team rallied for a 34-15 win Sunday in Miami. Not only did it enhance the Chiefs' postseason prospects, at least when put in historical context, it also gave them a boost of confidence heading into what could be the toughest stretch of games they will play this season.
Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti refuted a report suggesting he and other team officials tried to persuade the NFL to be lenient on Ray Rice after the running back was arrested in February for assaulting his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City elevator.
Alex Smith shook off five sacks to throw three touchdown passes and help the Chiefs beat the Miami Dolphins 34-15 on Sunday.
The Royals avoided a three-game sweep and moved within 1 1/2 games of the AL Central-leading Tigers.
St. Louis secured its fourth consecutive postseason appearance when Milwaukee lost to Pittsburgh earlier in the day. But the Cardinals' lead in the Central was sliced to 2 1/2 games over the Pirates.
The win tied the Cowboy's biggest comeback in the team's history, but gave the St. Louis Rams its second loss of the season.
Tony Cruz hit a three-run homer and the St. Louis Cardinals connected three times, beating the Cincinnati Reds 8-4 on Saturday night and moving closer to their fourth consecutive playoff berth.
James "Big Game" Shields came up just short in the Kansas City Royals' biggest game of the season.
Former Missouri star Ian Kinsler hit a two-run home run to key what turned into a blowout.
The NFL commissioner said he never considered resigning amidst the Ray Rice scandal and its ugly aftermath.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced Friday that changes will be made to the way the the NFL handles players accused of crimes. He admitted that mistakes have been made in the handling of the recent domestic violence cases and said that the NFL will make sure they are not repeated.
Jamaal Charles practiced in a limited capacity Friday for the second straight day, raising hopes that the Chiefs' Pro Bowl running back will be available for Sunday's game in Miami.