NEW YORK (AP) - The Oakland Athletics called up outfielder Jake Smolinski from Triple-A Nashville on Tuesday and optioned right-hander Chris Bassitt to their top farm club.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Megan Rapinoe strolled around taking selfies, occasionally sipping bubbly with her teammates and trying to balance the Women's World Cup championship trophy on her head.
NEW YORK (AP) - Less than three months after making his major league debut, Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is an All-Star, one of two rookies selected along with Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jonathon Niese pitched eight sharp innings for his first win in nearly two months, and the New York Mets beat the San Francisco Giants 3-0 Monday night to hand the slumping World Series champions their seventh straight defeat.
LONDON (AP) - Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, it was Venus - older, taller, stronger - who usually beat Serena.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Riding bumper-to-bumper at nearly 200 mph, Austin Dillon was smack in the middle of a pack of cars headed to the checkered flag when he was suddenly sent on the ride of his life.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Michael Bradley's 100th appearance for U.S. national team will be in Tuesday night's CONCACAF Gold Cup opener against Honduras, captaining the defending champion.
HUY, Belgium (AP) - British rider Chris Froome took the Tour de France leader's yellow jersey after finishing second behind Spanish veteran Joacquim Rodriguez in Monday's crash-marred third stage, as a second straight day of chaos caused around 20 riders to fall and several to quit.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - For a few moments over the past month, the Women's World Cup seemed to push aside the FIFA scandal that is simmering a half planet away.
LONDON (AP) - Rory McIlroy was on crutches Monday with an ankle injury from playing soccer, leaving in doubt the prospects of golf's No. 1 player defending his British Open title next week at St. Andrews.
NEW YORK (AP) - The United States' win over Japan in the Women's World Cup final was the most viewed soccer game in the history of American television.
LONDON (AP) - While most eyes were on the Williams sisters, CoCo Vandeweghe and Madison Keys quietly showed there are more American players to pay attention to at Wimbledon.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Royals scheduled for Monday night was postponed about an hour before the first pitch as tornado sirens blared across the Kansas City metro area.
A day after locking up a pair of guards, the Sacramento Kings invested in their front court.
LONDON (AP) - One five-time Wimbledon champion is guaranteed to reach the quarterfinals. Another is assured of elimination.
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) - Jeff Gordon had long planned to be at Darlington Raceway this weekend, largely to greet fans and answer questions about his ...
CAMBRIDGE, Ontario (AP) - Chella Choi ended up on top of the LPGA Manulife Classic leaderboard Thursday at windy Whistle Bear when Belen Mozo unraveled with ...
NORTON, Mass. (AP) - The Ryder Cup is a month away and Phil Mickelson already has identified a big problem with the American team.
NEW YORK (AP) - When heavy rain began pelting the closed roof at Arthur Ashe Stadium, Andy Murray couldn't pick up the usual sounds of ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Ryan Robinson returned an interception 42 yards for a touchdown to lead the Seattle Seahawks to a 23-21 victory over the Oakland Raiders ...
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Colin Kaepernick passed for 103 yards after kneeling alongside teammate Eric Reid during the national anthem before the San Francisco 49ers' 31-21 ...
CHICAGO (AP) - It was a familiar feeling for Jeff Samardzija. He pitched before a charged crowd at Wrigley Field, and his team lost.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Colin Kaepernick and San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid kneeled during the national anthem Thursday night, continuing the quarterback's preseason protest ...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A last-minute appeal in the NFL concussion case, filed by the son of an all-star and civil rights activist, has sent the proposed ...
NEW YORK (AP) - NFL stars James Harrison, Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers can start the regular season without having the specter of a league investigation ...
CHICAGO (AP) - Tommy La Stella wanted to share his story with teammates on the Chicago Cubs. From La Stella's perspective, they were the only ...
CLEVELAND (AP) - Coco Crisp's season has improved dramatically, and now the Indians hope he can upgrade theirs, too.
NEW YORK (AP) - The cramping became so debilitating, Milos Raonic said, he couldn't grip his racket properly.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Free agent point guard Ty Lawson has signed with the Sacramento Kings.
HOUSTON (AP) - Liam Hendriks took all the responsibility for letting a late lead slip away.