Former New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera says in a new book to be released Tuesday that Dustin Pedroia of the Boston Red Sox would be his ultimate choice as a second baseman, saying he doesn't think Robinson Cano "burns to be the best."
Peyton Manning, speaking Monday on the Late Show with David Letterman revealed the strength his right arm is still not at presurgery level, saying "this year felt a lot better than I did the year before. These nerves just go at their own pace."
Chris Paul made a career-high eight 3-pointers and scored 32 points to help the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 122-105 on Monday night in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinal.
Following a zero-point, zero-rebound performance in a 102-96 Game 1 loss to the Washington Wizards, All-Star center Roy Hibbert was pulled aside by teammates David West and Rasual Butler, according to a report by the team's website.
Sidney Crosby scored his first goal of these playoffs, and Marc-Andre Fleury earned his second shutout of the New York Rangers in two nights as the Pittsburgh Penguins regained home-ice advantage with a 2-0 victory in Game 3 on Monday night.
Bradley Beal scored 14 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter and Trevor Ariza added 22 on Monday night, leading Washington past top-seeded Indiana 102-96 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Seven former NFL players filed a court motion Monday to challenge the $765 million NFL concussion settlement, arguing that the deal struck between the league and thousands of ex-players who sued it falls short.
Bears guard Kyle Long spent part of the weekend making good on a pledge he made to support 9-year-old Andrew Oyston, whose father said that for close to three years had to endure taunts from elementary kids on the bus and in the classroom over his weight.
The Philadelphia Eagles have signed Alejandro Villanueva, a 6-foot-9 defensive lineman who spent the last four years as an active member of the United States Army and most recently served as a U.S. Army Ranger.