Los Angeles Dodgers rookie Yasiel Puig violated a team rule by showing up late at Marlins Park before the team's game with the Miami Marlins and was fined by the team, according to manager Don Mattingly.
Prosecutors filed charges against three teenagers Tuesday after police said the boys randomly targeted an Australian baseball player as he jogged and shot him in the back, killing him, to avoid the boredom of an Oklahoma summer day.
Massachusetts State Police have recovered a gun they say was used in a 2012 double homicide in Boston allegedly linked to former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, according to multiple reports.
The Miami Dolphins suffered a major blow on offense last weekend when a Houston Texans defender went low on tight end Dustin Keller and blew out three knee ligaments. At least one Dolphins player is very unhappy about it.
Quick kisses exchanged by four Russian female sprinters, exuberant after winning a relay race at the world championships in Moscow, have set off a flurry of speculation that they were protesting Russia's new controversial law against gays.
Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said Dr. James Andrews will make the final decision as to whether quarterback Robert Griffin III will return for the team's season opener Sept. 9 -- and won't do so until after the final preseason game.
The NFL is considering whether to suspend Houston Texans defensive end Antonio Smith from one or more regular-season games for forcibly removing the helmet of Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Richie Incognito and then dangerously swinging it at his face.