KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Johnny Cueto delivered a masterpiece on his biggest stage yet, pitching eight dominant innings Wednesday night and leading the resilient Kansas City Royals to a 7-2 victory over the Houston Astros and back to the American League Championship Series.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Wide receiver Anquan Boldin, traded to the San Francisco 49ers from the Baltimore Ravens two years ago, will be looking into the eyes of a good friend when he lines up to play football this weekend.
OAKLAND (AP) - Kenneth Faried had 22 points and 12 rebounds, and the Denver Nuggets beat Golden State 114-103 on Tuesday night to spoil the Warriors' first appearance at Oracle Arena since winning the NBA championship.
NEW YORK (AP) - Steven Matz had one bad inning in his first postseason start, all the leeway Clayton Kershaw needed to keep the Mets from advancing to the NL Championship Series in front of their orange-towel-twirling fans.
NEW YORK (AP) - Turns out Chase Utley's appeal made no difference in New York this week: The Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman sat out Games 3 and 4 of the NL Division Series, even though he was eligible to play.