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Jose Reyes hit a three-run homer, R.A. Dickey gave up two hits in seven innings and the visiting Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-2 Tuesday night.
With the new NFL season set to kick off on Thursday night, we offer our picks for the playoff teams, surprise clubs, and the Super Bowl XLIX champion.
Milos Raonic, Vasek Pospisil, Frank Dancevic and Daniel Nestor were selected Tuesday to represent Canada in its upcoming Davis Cup playoff tie against Colombia in Halifax.
The Toronto Blue Jays have reinstated right-handed pitcher Brandon Morrow from the disabled list and shut down injured infielder Brett Lawrie for the rest of the season.
Pushing forward whenever possible, Roger Federer got back to the U.S. Open quarter-finals for the 10th time in 11 years with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory over 17th-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain on Tuesday night in New York.
Both The NFL Network and ESPN reported Tuesday that free-agent defensive end Michael Sam is heading to Dallas for a physical with the Cowboys. If Sam passes, he'd join the team's practice roster.
At least three groups, including Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula, have entered final negotiations to buy the Buffalo Bills. The Pegulas, with a net worth of more than $3.5 billion US, are said to be the front-runners.
Former Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Max Hall was arrested last week on suspicion of shoplifting and narcotics possession, the Arizona Republic reported.
Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander commented for the first time Tuesday after nude photos of him and girlfriend Kate Upton were allegedly hacked from an online account.
NFL head of football operations Troy Vincent recognizes that trends have become such a big part of the sport that the NFL has become more of a copycat league than ever before.
The NFL is allowing Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent to return, though not until Week 11. Brent retired last year and was sentenced to 180 days in jail after a trial in January in the intoxication manslaughter death of teammate Jerry Brown.
Known for its genteel traditions, tennis is increasingly becoming a sport that stands apart from the rest out of sheer ickiness — the passing of the sweat-soaked towel.
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has been suspended for six games and fined $500,000 US by the NFL after pleading guilty Tuesday to a misdemeanor count of driving while intoxicated stemming from his arrest after a traffic stop in March.
Artist Stephen Layne is finishing up a nine-foot-tall clay statue of Joe Frazier that captures Philadelphia's local hero in mid-punch, work that he began in March.
Calgary running back Jon Cornish picked up two CFL player of the week awards for his performance in the Stampeders' 28-13 victory over Edmonton on Monday.