Puyuan's Chen Chien-en, center, makes a throw over Taiwan Beer's Chiu Chin-lung during a 2016 Taiwan Strait basketball tournament game in Hualien on Sunday, Sept. 25. Puyuan defeated Taiwan Beer 89-87.
Texas became the first team to clinch an American League playoff spot by winning 3-0 at Oakland on Friday, with Adrian Beltre hitting a two-run homer in the seventh inning as the Rangers secured their second straight AL West title.
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Garnett is calling time on his NBA career after 21 seasons, posting a video on Instagram saying "farewell" and "thank you" to fans who have backed him since 1995.
Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki produced a spirited fightback to beat fourth seed Agnieszka Radwanska 4-6, 7-5, 6-4 and reach the Pan Pacific Open final on Saturday.
Barcelona superstar Neymar's troubles with the Spanish authorities continued when a fraud case against the player and his father was reopened on Friday following a successful appeal by Spanish prosecutors, a court filing showed.
The mighty Canadians and a determined Russia square off in the semi-finals of the World Cup of Hockey starting Tuesday, a closely watched clash of the two most successful nations in the sport's history.
Spinners Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin helped India gain control of the third Test against New Zealand before the home batsmen stretched the second innings lead to 215 on the third day in Kanpur on Saturday.
A group of children stand by a swimming pool in Kiev clutching their goggles and dreaming of emulating the heroes they just watched scoop medals at the Paralympic Games in Rio.
New England's third-string quarterback Jacoby Brissett had a touchdown run in his first NFL start as the Patriots cruised past Houston 27-0 on Thursday.
Boston pitcher David Price took his eighth straight decision as the Red Sox won 5-3 at Baltimore on Thursday, closing in on both the American League East title and the overall best record in the league.