Johnny Cueto won his fifth straight decision and the Cincinnati Reds, aided by a bizarre play in which a Cleveland runner was fooled by a second ball on the field, defeated the Indians 9-2 on Tuesday night.
There was much to take away from the Athletics' win over the Rays on Monday night in Oakland. But the chatter that reverberated a day later, from coast to coast, in living rooms, offices and warehouses alike, was for a possum. A rally possum.
Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski continued to rave about Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose on Tuesday, saying the superstar played his way back to an "elite" level during the U.S. training camp last week in Las Vegas.
Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder told ESPN's "Outside the Lines" that he's adamant he doesn't have to bow to pressure to change his team's nickname because it's not disparaging to Native Americans but instead a term of honor and respect.
Former Madden cover boy Peyton Hillis has moved up to No. 2 on the New York Giants' running back depth chart in the wake of Monday's news that former first-round pick David Wilson's career is over due to neck injuries.
Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett was fined and suspended for conduct detrimental to the team after the veteran was involved in a fight at practice Monday with rookie first-round pick Kyle Fuller, general manager Phil Emery announced Tuesday.
Yasiel Puig wasn't fully alert while playing a fly ball, and Albert Pujols made him regret it as the Cuban national continued to learn from his mistakes Monday night in the eighth inning of the Los Angeles Angels' 5-0 win at Dodger Stadium.