Giancarlo Stanton hit two home runs and made a spectacular diving catch in right field to help the Miami Marlins beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-5 on Monday night.
Anyone could see Rory McIlroy had the gifts to be the next big thing in golf. His victory in the PGA Championship was more about grit.
A J Allmendinger became a winner in Sprint Cup for the first time on a somber Sunday, outdueling Marcos Ambrose in the final two laps at Watkins Glen International.
The Royals trailed the Tigers by eight games on July 21, but their 16th win in 19 games wiped away the deficit and gave them the lead at the latest point in a season since 2003.
Ward was the kind of driver who could race vehicles on any track without fear. He raced for points, for fun and often for little money.
U.S. captain Tom Watson said he would be foolish not to consider Tiger Woods as one of his three wild-card selections for the Ryder Cup.
Danny Duffy pitched into the seventh inning during the Kansas City Royals' seventh consecutive victory.
A rain delay of nearly two hours made it unlikely the leaders would be able to finish before nightfall.
After allowing nine home runs in losing the first two games of the series by a collective 22-5 score, the Cardinals amassed a season-high 17 hits — 14 of them singles.
Manziel entered the game as a backup in the middle of the second quarter and went 7 of 11 for 63 yards. He also ran for 27 yards on six carries, including a 16-yard scramble in the third quarter.
Kansas City has won nine of 10 to move with 1 1-2 games of AL Central-leading Detroit. The Royals, who have not made the playoffs since beating St. Louis in the 1985 World Series, are in second place in the AL wild card standings.
More rain in the morning allowed for a deluge of birdies during a third round so wild that six players had a share of the lead at some point.
St. Louis Cardinals starter John Lackey was making his second start since coming from Boston in a July 31 trade. The right-hander gave up nine runs and 13 hits in five-plus innings to fall to 14-8 lifetime against Baltimore.
St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher said Saturday that he hasn't decided yet how much Bradford, who has declared himself fully healthy after last year's knee surgery, will play against the Packers on Aug. 16.
After spending all of last season on injured reserve and dealing with a knee injury that many though could jeopardize his playing career, Kansas City tight end Travis Kelce finally showed a glimpse of his potential in the Chiefs' preseason opener.
Former Missouri Tiger Jeremy Maclin and several other notable NFL players are hoping to be healthy and more productive in 2014.
Venus topped Serena 6-7 (2), 6-2, 6-3 on Saturday in the hard-court event for her first victory over her sister since 2009 in Dubai.
Rookie Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL, made a solid debut as a reserve defensive end for St. Louis.
The Royals, who have not been in the playoffs since winning the 1985 World Series, hold a half game lead for the second AL wild card.
It was Baltimore's first win over the Cardinals in 11 years.