Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the sport will wait until after the season to study whether the rule preventing pitchers from using pine tar should be changed.
Daisuke Matsuzaka picked up his first save since 2000 as the Mets completed the three-game sweep of the Cardinals.
Corey Kluber struck out a career-high 11 and allowed Kansas City just four hits in his first complete game, leading the Indians to a 5-1 win over the Royals.
The Yankees right-hander got nabbed on the mound Wednesday night in Fenway with what looked like an oil slick's worth of pine tar on the right side of his neck.
The Blackhawks have won two straight, mounting their bid for a repeat Stanley Cup. They took the day off for travel, confident they can beat the Blues on the road.
A handful of protesters holding banners and placards demonstrated peacefully Thursday at an event with FIFA president Sepp Blatter to highlight the plight of migrant workers building stadiums in Qatar for the 2022 World Cup.
In a book due out next month, part memoir and part mea culpa, Hincapie discusses not only his rise in cycling, from the son of a Colombian immigrant in the New York City borough of Queens to the top teammate of Armstrong, but also the pervasive use of performance-enhancing substances that came to mark an entire generation — and ultimately turned Armstrong from hero into pariah.
The 22-time Olympic medalist tried golf and high-stakes poker in a quest to satisfy his competitive drives. He found nothing compared to pulling on a suit and diving in.
The Cleveland Indians captured a 5-2 win over the Royals even after shortstop blunders gave Kansas City the lead.
Jonathon Niese earned his first win of the season, and shortstop Ruben Tejada threw out Matt Carpenter for the second out of the ninth on a strong relay from center fielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis.
The Cubs lost 7-5 in the ninth inning, just one out from winning the game.
Cubs and Diamondback players dressed in 1914-style jerseys, and Hall of Fame athletes Billy Williams, Fergie Jenkins and Andre Dawson attended the game.
Phil Jackson won't be hiring himself to coach the Knicks. Two days after firing Mike Woodson, Jackson reiterated Wednesday that he won't be returning to the bench.
NBC closely studies how Americans follow the action partly because the Olympics are a huge investment but also to get a peek at how media habits are changing. This year's takeaway: the multi-screen experience is rapidly taking hold and is doing so across all age groups.
Lost Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols hit a pair of shots off Washington Nationals right-hander Taylor Jordan on Tuesday — a three-run homer in the first inning and two-run drive in the fifth — to become the 26th player in major league history to hit 500 home runs.
David Moyes, who had replaced the successful Alex Ferguson as manager, was fired by United on Tuesday after exhausting the patience and losing the support of the club's American owners, the Glazer family.
A year after his team lost to the Miami Heat in dramatic fashion in Game 7 of the NBA Finals, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has his team in place for another title run. That garnered him coach of the year honors, which were announced Tuesday.
Lance Armstrong's longtime coach, Johan Bruyneel, was banned for 10 years on Tuesday for helping to organize massive doping on teams led by the disgraced cyclist.
Major League Baseball announced suspensions for four players involved in Sunday's brawl between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Milwaukee Brewers.
Showing off a sizzling heater with wicked movement, Jenrry Mejia pitched four-hit ball into the seventh inning and led the New York Mets over the St. Louis Cardinals 2-0.