Moments after his successful return to Chicago with the U.S. national team, Jimmy Butler pulled on a T-shirt with a picture of Brazilian soccer star Pele on the front.
Jose Bautista, Edwin Encarnacion and Troy Tulowitzki each hit solo home runs in the first inning, Marco Estrada ended a four-start winless streak and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-5 on Friday.
A three-person International Olympic Committee panel will make a final ruling on which individual Russian athletes are allowed to compete in the Rio de Janeiro Games.
Angelique Kerber put any concerns about her left elbow to rest Friday in the Rogers Cup.
In a major championship season of endless theater, the PGA Championship lived up to its end of the bargain Friday.
Guatemala's former soccer chief pleaded guilty in New York on Friday to racketeering and wire fraud conspiracies in connection with the unprecedented FIFA corruption scandal rocking world soccer.
Water and gas leaks, blocked toilets, and electrical faults that have slowed teams from moving into the Athletes Village may have been caused by a few cases of sabotage, according to Rio Olympic organizers.
Claressa Shields won a gold medal as the most dominant fighter in London at the first Olympic women's boxing tournament.
Jessica Ennis-Hill has history in her sights as the Olympic heptathlon champion heads to the Rio Games unburdened by stress after the pressure of carrying the hopes of a nation four years ago.
Twenty years after the Olympics were held in Atlanta, some remnants of that improbable summer remain a highly visible part of the city's landscape, while others quickly faded away.