Yusmeiro Petit's bid for a perfect game was broken up by Eric Chavez's two-out single in the ninth inning, but the right-hander got the next batter to close out the San Francisco Giants' 3-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night.
Mike Napoli hit a tying grand slam in the seventh, Shane Victorino had a go-ahead homer one inning later and the Boston Red Sox rallied past the New York Yankees 12-8 on Friday night for their fourth straight victory.
The day after his son tied an NFL record with seven touchdown passes, Archie Manning said he was concerned Peyton Manning would never play again after his neck surgeries and that Peyton's throws in the early days of rehab were limited to "a 10-yard lob."
Jim Harbaugh didn't get his way. But Friday he got the final word on the interpretation of what is a legal hit on a quarterback in the read-option offense, saying a league ruling was "flawed and a bit biased."
Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and other charges following his indictment in the killing of a friend authorities say was shot five times in an industrial park.
Louisville coach Rick Pitino said Friday that Kevin Ware may not play until the second semester as he recovers from a gruesome compound fractured leg suffered in an Elite Eight victory over Duke in March.
Tim Tebow, looking for a job after being released by the New England Patriots, refused to change positions after an NFL team expressed interest in him, according to a report by Peter King of Sports Illustrated.