Athletes from Kuwait will compete under their own flag in the Asian Games after the International Olympic Committee provisionally lifted the country's suspension.
Matt Olson hit a leadoff home run in the 10th inning after a video review gave Oakland the tying run in the ninth, and the Athletics beat the Houston Astros 4-3 to pull within a game of the reigning World Series champs for the AL West lead
Indonesia is deploying 100,000 police and soldiers to provide security for the Asian Games, the biggest event ever held in its terror attack prone capital Jakarta, parts of which have been spruced up as it readies to welcome thousands of visitors
The Chicago Cubs tied a major league record by turning seven double plays, including a game-ending effort by rookie third baseman David Bote on a grounder by David Freese to finish off a 1-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates
Spain's top soccer league plans to play a regular season game in the United States or Canada as part of a new 15-year partnership with sports and entertainment group Relevent.
Novak Djokovic destroyed a racket to get on track and took another step toward the title that has eluded him. He rallied for a three-set victory to reach the semifinals of the Western & Southern Open, which he's never won. Roger Federer advanced as well.
Max Scherzer pitched six scoreless innings for his major league-leading 16th win, and Ryan Zimmerman and Matt Wieters homered as the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 8-2