A revitalized Austin Jackson delivered in manager Jim Leyland's revamped lineup as the Detroit Tigers built a big lead and held on this time, beating the Red Sox 7-3 Wednesday night to even the AL championship series 2-all.
Outside linebacker Alec Ogletree has been a big-play guy from Day 1.
Justin Houston and Tamba Hali have the Kansas City Chiefs defense on pace set the NFL record for sacks.
Matt Holliday and pinch-hitter Shane Robinson connected for the first home runs of the NLCS, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 on Tuesday to take a 3-1 lead.
Joe Thornton had a goal and three assists and Patrick Marleau had a goal and two assists and the Sharks downed the St. Louis Blues 6-2 Tuesday night.
Adam Wainwright yielded six hits and two runs in seven innings, but the Cardinals couldn't score a run for their ace in their third straight awful offensive game, losing 3-0 to the Dodgers in Game 3 on Monday night.
A year after Usain Bolt made history at the London Olympics and declared himself "a living legend," a bombshell dropped largely unnoticed in The Gleaner, the Caribbean's oldest newspaper: A former director of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission alleged the island didn't drug-test its athletes for entire months before they dazzled at the Summer Games.
Philip Rivers threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to rookie Keenan Allen and Nick Novak kicked four field goals to give the Chargers a 19-9 victory against the Colts on Monday night.
Michael Waltrip Racing will run only two full-time cars next season because of the loss of sponsor NAPA, part of the fallout from its attempts to manipulate a race to get Martin Truex Jr. into the Chase.
Nearly a quarter of the Chiefs' points during a blistering 6-0 start have come from touchdowns and safeties produced by their defense and special teams. The percentage of scoring rises to 46.1 when Ryan Succop's 11 field goals are factored into Kansas City's point total.
The St. Louis Cardinals are looking to extend the Dodgers' World Series drought, just as they did to Pittsburgh, Washington and Texas in recent years.
Unlike college football, where a team may alter its uniform on week-by-week basis, the four teams left in the major league playoffs wear uniforms with logos that rarely change.
Now that they've bounced back to win two in a row, Rams coach Jeff Fisher says his club's ability to stay on an even keel through the bad beginning played a key role in the turnaround.
The Kansas City Chiefs hope to keep their win streak alive as they face their rivals, the Oakland Raiders, on Sunday in Kansas City. The Chiefs have not defeated the Raiders at home since 2006.
The Chiefs defeated the Raiders 24-7 on Sunday in front of the loudest crowd to ever attend an outdoor sporting event, preserving their undefeated record and continuing the second-best start in franchise history.
The St. Louis Rams won their second straight game Sunday, routing the mistake-prone Texans 38-13 on the road.
The St. Louis Cardinals kept the Los Angeles Dodgers' bats silent for the second straight day, winning 1-0 Saturday for a 2-0 lead in the NL championship series.
Finishing well past midnight and taking 4 hours, 47 minutes, Carlos Beltran helped send St. Louis 3-2 over Los Angeles.
Adam Wainwright pitched a complete game and the St. Louis Cardinals got two-run homers from David Freese and Matt Adams to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 on Wednesday night and advance to the NL championship series.
Shane Victorino's infield single snapped a seventh-inning tie and journeyman Craig Breslow gave Boston a huge boost out of the bullpen, sending the Red Sox into the AL championship series with a 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night.