The Washington Nationals turned the first triple play in their 12-year history with the tying run at the plate in the eighth inning to help preserve a strong outing by Max Scherzer and beat the San Francisco Giants 4-1 on Friday night
Yasmani Grandal's RBI single capped a five-run, seventh-inning rally that carried the Los Angeles Dodgers to a wild 9-7 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks Friday night
NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar slammed Donald Trump during his speech at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday, criticizing the Republican presidential nominee for anti-Muslim comments made throughout his campaign.
Rick Porcello pitched a five-hitter for his first complete game since 2014, Xander Bogaerts homered and drove in three runs, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-2 on Friday night
Jacksonville Jaguars running back Denard Robinson said his car ended up in a retention pond after a single-car accident earlier this month because he fell asleep at the wheel.
Jose Bautista, Edwin Encarnacion and Troy Tulowitzki each hit solo home runs in the first inning, Marco Estrada snapped a four-start winless streak and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-5 on Friday night
Carson Palmer will turn 37 before the coming football season is over and he sure doesn't look or act like someone closing in on the end of his career
Less than a week before the opening of the Olympics, IOC leaders will meet in Rio de Janeiro this weekend to examine final preparations for the games and deal with the doping scandal that has led to the exclusion of more than 100 Russian athletes
Australian Olympic team members were forced to evacuate their lodgings on Friday at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after a small fire in a basement parking area caused smoke to fill the stairwells