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.
Royals knock A's out with Perez hit in 12th
The Kansas City Royals had waited 29 years to reach the postseason. They weren't going down without a fight.
Oakland's Dunn will retire after 14 seasons
Oakland Athletics designated hitter Adam Dunn is retiring, he told ESPN's Pedro Gomez.
Raiders go with Sparano, stand behind GM
The Oakland Raiders named Tony Sparano as their interim head coach Tuesday, less than 24 hours after firing Dennis Allen.
Anti-AD rally latest mark of Michigan unrest
Students and fans flooded the front lawn of University of Michigan president Mark Schlissel's on-campus house Tuesday night, demanding the school get rid of athletic director Dave Brandon.
Michael Phelps 'deeply sorry' after DUI arrest
Authorities say Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested on a DUI charge in Maryland.
Kobe after first practice: 'Felt like myself'
Kobe Bryant said he felt like himself after his first team practice in about 10 months as the Los Angeles Lakers opened training camp on Tuesday under new coach Byron Scott.