The Chicago Cubs moved within one win of their first trip to the World Series in 71 years by winning 8-4 at the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday, taking a 3-2 lead in the National League Championship Series.
New Orleans' Anthony Davis returned sooner than expected from a sprained ankle and had 33 points and 13 rebounds in the Pelicans' 114-111 overtime loss at Orlando on Thursday.
Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers set a franchise record with 39 completed passes, leading the Packers to a 26-10 win against Chicago on Thursday.
Pittsburgh rallied with three late goals to beat San Jose 3-2 on Thursday in a rematch of last season's Stanley Cup combatants, with Evgeni Malkin, Scott Wilson and Patric Hornqvist all scoring in the third period.
Boise State's Brett Rypien threw for 442 yards and three touchdowns as the Broncos overcame five turnovers to hold of Brigham Young 28-27 ono Thursday.
FC Barcelona's Luis Suarez, from Uruguay, poses to the media after receiving the European Golden Shoe award in Barcelona, Thursday, Oct. 20.
The capital of Belarus was chosen Friday to host the 2019 European Games, despite criticism of the country's human rights record and concerns over the cost of the event.
Paul Pogba cast aside criticism of his recent performances by delivering a reminder of his talent on Thursday, scoring twice in Manchester United's 4-1 win over Fenerbahce in the Europa League.
New UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin wants to protect Europe's national leagues from the threat of breakaway competitions.
Nico Rosberg sat slumped in his chair, exhausted and exasperated after another race and world title was taken away by Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton. Then came the hat toss seen around the world.