Some 6,500 athletes from 165 countries - the most to converge on Los Angeles since the 1984 Summer Olympics - have poured into town this week to hit tennis balls, kick soccer balls, swim laps and even run a triathlon in the 2015 Special Olympics World Games.
Police say Arizona Cardinals rookie receiver Damond Powell Jr. was wounded by gunfire outside his Ohio home.
The Glendale City Council voted unanimously in favor of a restructured arena lease agreement with the Arizona Coyotes on Friday, keeping the team in the desert for at least two more years.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback C.J. Wilson has been placed on the reserve/retired list while he recovers from losing two fingers on his right hand in a July 4 fireworks accident.
ESPN says radio host Colin Cowherd won't be on the air again before leaving the network in the wake of his remarks about major league baseball players from the Dominican Republic.
Mike Zunino's RBI double in the top of the 12th inning gave the Seattle Mariners a 3-2 win over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday.
The players' union proposed a settlement on Tom Brady's four-game suspension last week that was "met with silence" by the NFL, a person familiar with the proposal told The Associated Press.
The fight veteran's done all the work himself getting the Box Fit facility ready for action. And, it's cool. From Santo Pakau's memorabilia on the walls, to the workout areas for his circuit classes.
The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday formally dropped its criminal prosecution of Barry Bonds, Major League Baseball's career home run leader.
A friendly between Brazil and Argentina planned in the United States in September has been canceled as part of the fallout from the investigation into alleged corruption involving FIFA.
A British comedian disrupted a news conference by Sepp Blatter on Monday, showering the FIFA president with fake money.
Hoping to spur his team after a sluggish first half, manager Lloyd McClendon gathered the Mariners for a full-squad workout five hours before gametime at Yankee Stadium.
Zach Johnson cradled the silver claret jug in his arms. Jordan Spieth let it slip through his fingers.
If it quacks like a duck. Sometimes it's a guy doing a pretty amazing duck impression.
The Seattle Mariners were expected to be playoff contenders at the start of the season. They open the second half seven games under .500.