Pirates edge Braves to clinch playoff spot
Gerrit Cole retired the final 17 hitters he faced, and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates clinched a spot in the playoffs with a 3-2 win over the free-falling Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.
Notre Dame 'becoming ridiculous,' Russell says
Notre Dame cornerback KeiVarae Russell has voiced heightened frustration with the school in a since-deleted Instagram post, saying it was "becoming ridiculous" after it held a hearing before a disciplinary committee regarding his suspension.
Bumgarner-led Giants send Pirates packing
Madison Bumgarner pitched a four-hitter with 10 strikeouts and Brandon Crawford hit the first grand slam by a shortstop in postseason history as the San Francisco Giants routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 on Wednesday night in the NL wild-card game.
LeBron, Love debut in Cavaliers scrimmage
For the first time in more than four years, LeBron James stepped onto the court at Quicken Loans Arena as a member of the hometown Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday.
Royal demand: ALDS ticket prices soaring
Postseason fever, for the first time in nearly three decades, is getting expensive. But Kansas City Royals fans are apparently willing to pay what it takes to get into the building.
Prep football player 3rd to die in recent days
A high school football player has died after he collided with an opponent and collapsed during a game on Long Island, becoming the third high school football player to die in recent days.
Oops: Giants TE benches self, loses matchup
A dream game for New York Giants tight end Larry Donnell in Week 4 quickly turned into a nightmare scenario for at least one fantasy football owner last week: Donnell himself.