Wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins, one of the feel-good stories for the New England Patriots in 2013 as he rose from undrafted rookie free agent to front-line contributor, was waived by the team on Saturday.
Carmelo Anthony believes the triangle system will alleviate some of the pressure on him to carry the New York Knicks but he admits he will have to wait until president Phil Jackson can find the team more help.
Taysom Hill, the star quarterback for No. 18 BYU Cougars and a Heisman Trophy hopeful, suffered a left leg fracture during the team's game against Utah State Aggies on Friday night in Provo, Utah, school officials said.
Matt Carpenter hit a go-ahead, three-run double off a wilting Clayton Kershaw in an eight-run seventh inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied for a 10-9 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in a fiery NLDS opener Friday.
The Los Angeles Dodgers and St. Louis Cardinals, who have a history of animosity, had a benches-clearing incident in the third inning of their first NL Division Series game Friday night after Adam Wainwright hit Yasiel Puig with a 90 mph fastball.
Phil Mickelson's candid and blunt assessment of U.S. Ryder Cup fortunes was in response to, among other things, captain Tom Watson's approach to what was supposed to be a Saturday night team-bonding session that turned ugly, sources told ESPN.com.