Pirates edge Braves to clinch playoff spot
Gerrit Cole retired the final 17 hitters he faced, and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates clinched a spot in the playoffs with a 3-2 win over the free-falling Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.
NFL: Penalty on Chiefs S for prayer wrong
Husain Abdullah should not have received a 15-yard unsportsmanlike penalty after dropping to his knees and bowing in prayer following a 39-yard interception return for a touchdown during the Kansas City Chiefs' 41-14 victory over the New England Patriots
Michigan apologizes for how QB injury handled
The Michigan Wolverines football staff made mistakes due to a "serious lack of communication" while dealing with quarterback Shane Morris' head injury, athletic director Dave Brandon said.
FCC drops blackout rule; NFL won't budge
The Federal Communications Commission voted 5-0 to eliminate its sports blackout rules Tuesday, but the NFL said that it doesn't plan to change the way its broadcasts are handled.
NC St. coach apologizes for FSU comments
NC State Wolfpack coach Dave Doeren apologized to Florida State Seminoles coach Jimbo Fisher on Tuesday after accusing the Seminoles of faking injuries in their win over the Wolfpack on Saturday.
Pacquiao says Mayweather 'should fear God'
A wellspring of outside-the-ring sparring between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao reached a crescendo Monday with Pacquiao citing Bible verse while saying he was unaffected by the pound-for-pound king's barbs.