WASHINGTON (AP) - The dugout skirmish between the Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper and Jonathan Papelbon elicited a common reaction around the majors Monday: Yes, these kinds of scraps take place. Not always in front of TV cameras, perhaps, but teammates do get into fights with each other.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Peter Sagan rode hands-free across the finish line, popping off his bike and casting it aside with a flourish. He tossed his helmet into the adoring crowd and threw his arms into the air.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Steelers will wait for results of an MRI on Ben Roethlisberger's left knee after the three-time Pro Bowl quarterback was carted off the field in the third quarter of Sunday's 12-6 win at St. Louis.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Matt Ryan and Julio Jones connected for two touchdowns, Devonta Freeman ran for 141 yards and three scores, and the Atlanta Falcons beat Dallas 39-28 Sunday in the Cowboys' first game without Tony Romo and Dez Bryant.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Matias Perez Garcia scored in the 87th minute to give the San Jose Earthquakes a 1-0 victory over Real Salt Lake on Sunday, a result they desperately needed to keep their playoff hopes alive.
OAKLAND (AP) - A rare solid outing from the Athletics bullpen wasn't enough to prevent manager Bob Melvin's ballclub from clinching the worst record in the AL for just the third time in Oakland history.