DeAndre Jordan has chosen the Mavericks over the Los Angeles Clippers in what turned into a tense boom-or-bust wait for Dallas in pursuit of the free-agent center.
NASCAR is the latest corporation to distance itself from Donald Trump. On the same day one of its top sponsors called on NASCAR to take a stance against Trump, the motorsports series said it will not hold its season-ending awards ceremony at the Trump National Doral Miami.
Bubba Watson says he's painting over the Confederate flag on his car made popular in "The Dukes of Hazzard" television series.
Lorenzo Cain had a hand's on approach in the Kansas City Royals' come-from-behind victory. Cain had three hits and scored the winning run in the 10th inning as the Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Friday night to snap a season-high four-game losing streak.
Jedd Gyorko learned a lot on his recent trip to the minor leagues. The San Diego second baseman homered in the seventh inning to tie the game and then had a run-scoring single in the ninth to lead the Padres to a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.
Games played on July 3, 2015
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Anibal Sanchez's no-hit bid was broken up when former Detroit teammate Ezequiel Carrera lined a single to left with one out in the eighth inning, and the Tigers held on to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-6 Friday on a night when Miguel Cabrera limped off with a calf injury.
Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees settled their dispute over a marketing payment with a deal announced Friday that gives $3.5 million to charitable groups, saves the team $5.5 million and gets A-Rod the home run ball from his 3,000th hit.
The Minnesota Twins have placed outfielder Shane Robinson on family emergency leave.
Kyle Busch was involved in a multi-car crash at Daytona International Speedway, where he returned Friday for the first time since he was injured at the track in February.
Twice, Serena Williams stood merely two points from a loss at Wimbledon against a British opponent buoyed by a roaring, flag-waving Centre Court crowd.
The federal hacking investigation of the St. Louis Cardinals could take longer if high-level executives are implicated in the breach of the Houston Astros' database, according to legal experts.
A pair of area golfers helped the Missouri team capture the title in the 2015 Junior Four-State Championship that wrapped up Thursday.
Jose Fernandez’s comeback required a comeback. The precocious right-hander shook off a rocky start in his return from Tommy John surgery, pitching six innings and hitting a homer Thursday to help the Miami Marlins rally past the San Francisco Giants 5-4 and complete a three-game sweep.
New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson was suspended without pay for the first four games of the regular season Thursday for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy.
On the final point of the first set of his latest Wimbledon disappointment, Rafael Nadal swung his mighty, lefty forehand — and whiffed, accidentally whacking his right leg with his racket.
In extra innings
Will Venable hit a pinch-hit two-run home run in the top of the 11th inning and the San Diego Padres snapped a three-game losing streak with a 5-3 victory over the suddenly scuffling St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.
Kyle Gibson threw eight innings of four-hit ball, Danny Santana and Eduardo Escobar had RBI triples, and the Minnesota Twins beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 2-0 Thursday night.
Games played on July 2, 2015
WNBA ROUNDUP: Allie Quigley scored 19 points, including the go-ahead free throws with 15.4 seconds left, to lift Chicago to a 77-74 victory over Connecticut on Thursday night.
Games played on July 2, 2015
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Jose Fernandez's comeback required a comeback. The precocious right-hander shook off a rocky start in his return from Tommy John surgery, pitching six innings and hitting a homer Thursday to help the Miami Marlins rally past the San Francisco Giants 5-4 and complete a three-game sweep.
Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer was back in the starting lineup Thursday night after missing a three-game sweep at the hands of Houston with a sprained right ring finger.