He was the first black man to play in the major leagues, ending six decades of racial segregation, and a first-ballot Hall of Famer.
An investigation of Brazil's biggest constructor found new evidence of possible corruption in the building and financing of half of the 2014 World Cup stadiums.
Silvio Berlusconi's 31-year reign at AC Milan is over.
Travis d'Arnaud led off the 16th inning with a home run, giving him a career-high four hits, as the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 9-8 Thursday night for their fifth straight win.
On a volatile night in Lyon, fighting French and Turkish fans delayed a Europa League quarterfinal kickoff by 45 minutes on Thursday.
Mike Leake outpitched 2016 NL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer, Stephen Piscotty homered and had five RBIs, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 6-1 on Wednesday to avoid a three-game sweep.
Gerald Green scored 18 points, 10 of them in a 25-2 fourth-quarter run, and the Boston Celtics beat the resting Milwaukee Bucks 112-94 in the regular-season finale on Wednesday to claim the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice for Real Madrid to beat Bayern Munich 2-1 in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal on Wednesday, ending the German side's tournament record of 16 straight wins at home.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 31 shots in a surprise start in place of injured Matt Murray and the Pittsburgh Penguins opened their Stanley Cup title defense with a 3-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday.
Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso is confident that in short time he can get up to speed for the Indianapolis 500, even though he has never before raced in IndyCar or on a superspeedway.