Austin Romine hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning to make a winner of Michael Pineda, and the New York Yankees' bullpen did just fine Monday night without star closer Aroldis Chapman in a 2-1 victory over the Houston Astros.
The Chicago Cubs, in contention for their first World Series title since 1908, addressed one of their few weaknesses by trading for closing pitcher Aroldis Chapman from the New York Yankees on Monday.
Former Grand Slam champions Petra Kvitova and Samantha Stosur were unfazed by opening-day weather delays, cruising into the second round of the WTA hardcourt tournament in Montreal on Monday.
Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has been conditionally reinstated to the NFL after meeting with commissioner Roger Goodell about his indefinite drug ban.
Tottenham Hotspur's Will Miller traps the ball during the International Champions Cup football match between Italy's Serie A team Juventus and Premier League team Tottenham Hotspur in Melbourne on Tuesday, July 26.
Two players from India's national basketball team have missed early games in the Jones Cup being held in Taipei because of a mistake by a travel agency and not because of a deliberate act, Taiwan's representative to India said Tuesday.
Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova on Monday became the first athlete to announce she would appeal against her ban from next month's Rio Games over doping.
Britain's Chris Froome won his third Tour de France on Sunday to confirm his status as one of the all-time greats on the world's most grueling race.
Baltimore pinch-hitter Nolan Reimold hit a game-winning, two-out homer in the ninth inning to give the Orioles a 5-3 win against Cleveland on Sunday, completing a three-game sweep of their rival American League division leader.
Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler died in a car crash in Wisconsin after working at a kicking clinic, a sheriff's department official said Sunday. LSU kicker Colby Delahoussaye was injured in the crash.