Miami's 7-1 loss to Josh Beckett and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night was overshadowed by the announcement team president Michael Hill made in the Dodger Stadium press box during the third inning. Hill said Marlins doctor Lee Kaplan had recommended Tommy John surgery to repair a significant tear in star pitcher Jose Fernandez's right elbow.
In an effort to minimize the frenzy around quarterback Johnny Manziel, the Browns are limiting media access to the first-round draft pick's appearance this weekend at the team's rookie minicamp.
The Pistons announced Stan Van Gundy's hiring Wednesday as their new coach and president of basketball operations. The team will introduce Van Gundy at a news conference Thursday.
Days after becoming the first openly gay player selected in the NFL draft, former Mizzou standout and St. Louis Rams' seventh-round pick Michael Sam was formally introduced during a Rams' press conference.
It took James Shields a moment — and some help from the scoreboard — to realize he had just reached 1,500 career strikeouts. It came in the sixth inning Tuesday night as he struck out the side, highlighting Kansas City's 5-1 victory over hot-hitting Colorado.
Donald Sterling squandered an opportunity for a genuine mea culpa in an interview with Anderson Cooper, instead making more disparaging remarks.
LeBron James tied his playoff career high with 49 points, Chris Bosh made the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 57 seconds left, and the Miami Heat beat the Brooklyn Nets 102-96 on Monday night for a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
The New York Rangers overcame a 3-1 series deficit to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 7 on the road.
Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods can take heart in knowing they have each other to lean on during the rehab process. Vonn is coming back from a second right knee operation and Woods is recovering from surgery to relieve pain from a pinched nerve in his back.
After the an an expert witness for Oscar Pistorius' defense team testified that a disorder that their client had been diagnosed with might have factored into the February 2013 shooting of his girlfriend, the chief prosecutor called for a psychiatric evaluation of the defendant.
Not too many football players can say that they have delivered twins before.
Cleveland owner Jimmy Haslam said Monday the Browns have told Johnny Manziel to start acting like a backup quarterback.
Michael Sam's on-screen kiss was the subject of a Twitter-driven "psychology experiment" by former Ole Miss basketball player Marshall Henderson.
For the ESPN production team, broadcasting Sam's Draft Day kiss was a no-brainer.
Mike Brown's second shot with the Cavs ended Monday after one just one season as Gilbert dismissed the only Cleveland coach who has ever made it to the NBA finals.
Sam was picked by St. Louis near the end of the seventh round Saturday, with the 248th overall pick. He will try to become the NFL's first publicly gay player when in the Rams' training camp.
St. Louis made the Missouri defensive end the first openly gay player to be drafted to the NFL.
Four Missouri players were taken in the draft — which ran from Thursday through Saturday — and six more Tigers signed with teams shortly after the draft concluded.
Former Missouri quarterback James Franklin, linebacker Andrew Wilson, tight end Eric Waters and running back Henry Josey did not have to wait long after going undrafted to find an NFL team.
Jason Vargas allowed three hits over seven innings and the Kansas Royals had 16 hits — all singles — in a 6-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night.