Speaking for the first time publicly since going down in pain during a joint practice with the Buccaneers last Wednesday, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady downplayed the severity of the injury to his left knee.
Oscar Pistorius was indicted Monday on a charge of murdering his girlfriend, and prosecutors said witnesses heard a woman screaming before the sound of fatal gunshots fired by the double-amputee Olympian in the early hours of Valentine's Day.
The ongoing drama surrounding Alex Rodriguez continued during the second inning Sunday night at Fenway Park, where Boston Red Sox starter Ryan Dempster plunked the New York Yankees third baseman in the ribs with a fastball.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman acknowledged on Sunday that relations with estranged third-baseman Alex Rodriguez had deteriorated to the point that he now confines his conversation with his highest-paid player to a simple exchange of greetings.
Carlos Ruiz had four hits and the Phillies benefited from two ninth-inning errors by shortstop Hanley Ramirez to beat the Dodgers 3-2 on Sunday, giving interim manager Ryne Sandberg his first victory and ending Los Angeles' 10-game winning streak.
Alex Rodriguez's lawyers contacted the Players Association earlier this month to formally begin the grievance process into claims that the New York Yankees have mishandled his medical treatment since last October's playoffs, sources said.
A Middle Tennessee freshman who finished five years of active service in the Marines this summer is appealing an NCAA rule preventing him from playing this season because he played in a recreational league in the military.