Geovany Soto ended Justin Verlander's night with a three-run homer that capped a seven-run third, and Yu Darvish lasted eight innings even though an anticipated pitching duel fizzled in the Rangers' 10-4 victory against the Tigers on Thursday night.
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is scheduled to undergo a fourth surgery on his left forearm next week, sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. The exact date of the surgery is not yet set.
Quarterback Mark Sanchez was just one of the many New York Jets stunned to hear that 35-year-old David Garrard decided to retire Wednesday due to a knee that wasn't up to the rigors of a 16-game season anymore.
First-year San Diego Chargers coach Mike McCoy seemed impressed with free-agent defensive end Dwight Freeney during his San Diego visit, and he said the team will certainly design their defensive scheme to accommodate him if they sign him.