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Aledmys Diaz hits first grand slam in honor of…

After returning from childhood friend Jose Fernandez's funeral, Aledmys Diaz honored him with the first grand slam of his career.

Mets help playoff chances by beating grieving…

Jay Bruce hit his 32nd home run and James Loney also homered, and the Mets helped their NL wild-card chances by beating grieving Miami 5-2

The NHL Is Getting High-Tech With Its Pucks

Pucks at this year's World Cup of Hockey contain chips to track a variety of stats.

Boston Red Sox clinch AL East crown, go worst to…

The Boston Red Sox have won the AL East, clinching the division championship when the Toronto Blue Jays lost to Baltimore

J.J. Watt re-injures back

Texans DL J.J. Watt will be placed on the IR with a back injury.

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Braves' Freeman takes hitting streak to…

Braves 1B baseman Freddie Freeman extends his hitting streak to 30 games, longest in the majors this season

1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at…

Relatives of Jesse Owens and the 17 other African-Americans who competed at the 1936 Olympics will be welcomed to the White House to meet President Barack Obama on Thursday _ an honor Owens and others didn't receive after they returned home 80 years ago

Colin Kaepernick to Trump: America has never been…

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick responded to Donald Trump's comments that he should find another country due to his decision to protest during the national anthem.

Cowboys WR Dez Bryant has hairline knee fracture

Dez Bryant has a slight hairline fracture in a bone in his right knee, though Cowboys coach Jason Garrett says the receiver might not miss a game

Sidney Crosby in class by himself at World Cup of…

Sidney Crosby has been surrounded by the best hockey players on the planet at the World Cup of Hockey, and still seems as if he is in a class by himself

Cubs reward Epstein for turnaround with 5-year…

That Chicago Cubs have agreed to a five-year contract extension with president of baseball operations Theo Epstein, rewarding him for an overhaul that has the long-suffering franchise eyeing its first championship since 1908

NFL Power Rankings: Week 4

After Week 3 in the NFL, find out which team had the biggest rise and which team had the greatest fall in this week's NFL Power Rankings.

Banned Rose appeals to Hall of Fame for…

Pete Rose is asking the Baseball Hall of Fame to alter its rules to allow him to become eligible to be elected

Nebraska anthem protesters draw ire of 2 regents…

Two university regents and Gov. Pete Ricketts are voicing opposition to three Nebraska football players protesting racial injustice and police brutality by kneeling during the national anthem

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Clint Dempsey out for remainder of season

The Seattle Sounders will be without Clint Dempsey who has an irregular heartbeat.

Memorial service set for Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez

The Miami Marlins have scheduled a public memorial service for pitcher Jose Fernandez, who was killed in a weekend boat crash along with two friends

Liverpool reassesses further Anfield expansion…

Liverpool owner John Henry says fan protests against ticket prices are causing the club to reassess plans to further redevelop Anfield

Danny Willett apologizes for brother's words…

With stakes at the Ryder Cup so high, players are under plenty of pressure

Mets' Steven Matz season over, will have elbow…

The Mets announced on Tuesday that pitcher Steven Matz will be out for the remainder of the season and postseason.

Tebow homers in 1st at-bat for Mets in…

New York Mets prospect Tim Tebow homered on the first pitch he saw Wednesday in his first instructional league game against the St. Louis Cardinals club

Texans place star DE JJ Watt on injured reserve

The Houston Texans have placed star defensive end J.J. Watt on injured reserve

Nationals’ Wilson Ramos has torn ACL

Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos has been diagnosed with a torn ACL, manager Dusty Baker told reporters on Tuesday.

Mickelson promises prepared US team at Ryder Cup

Phil Mickelson criticized another Ryder Cup captain in explaining why this American team at least will be prepared to play its best

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Stewart weary as he tries to race his way into…

Tony Stewart has grown weary of the difficulties in overcoming what he says is an unfavorable rules package and tire combination

Rex Ryan, ace reporter? Asks Pats' Edelman if…

Introducing himself as reporter 'Walt Patulski,' Bills coach Rex Ryan asks Patriots receiver Julian Edelman if he'll play quarterback against Buffalo on Sunday

Report: ACC Championship Game moving to Orlando…

In response to the House Bill 2 "Bathroom Bill," the ACC Championship Game has been moved out of North Carolina.