Get ready Wrigley Field. The Chicago Cubs are coming home with a chance to win their first World Series crown since 1908 in front of their devoted but long-suffering supporters.
The new-look Los Angeles Lakers, with Kobe Bryant retired and coach Luke Walton at the helm, opened their NBA season with a 120-114 victory over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday.
Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova produced another extraordinary comeback to win her second straight match at the WTA Finals on Wednesday, sealing a place in the semi-finals.
The mascots of professional baseball team EDA Rhinos sit together on the team's home turf on Thursday, Oct. 27.
While the Chicago Cubs returned to the World Series on Tuesday after a 71-year wait, the Cleveland Indians made sure they would wait even longer for a Series victory.
While the English League Cup lacks prestige, it still provides a platform in the early rounds for out-of-favor players or those lacking in confidence to make an impact. Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge and Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain did just that on Tuesday.
Vincent Janssen should not be judged on his lack of goals since joining Spurs from Dutch side Alkmaar in the close season, said club manager Mauricio Pochettino on Wednesday.
Carlos Alberto, the revered captain of Brazil's 1970 World Cup-winning side, considered one of the greatest of all time, died on Tuesday aged 72.
LeBron James led the Cleveland Cavaliers in a season-opening rout of the New York Knicks on Tuesday as the vaunted Golden State Warriors super-team suffered a resounding first night thrashing.
Svetlana Kuznetsova hacked off her own hair with a pair of scissors and burst into tears before saving a match point and beating the defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska 7-5 1-6 7-5 at the WTA Finals on Monday.