Lionel Messi made his first start of the Copa America tournament and tied a national record with his 54th international goal as Argentina defeated Venezuela 4-1 on Saturday to set up a semifinal match against the United States.
Tim Lincecum made a winning return to Major League Baseball, restarting his career after nearly a year away with six sharp innings and several ovations as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics 7-1 Saturday.
Stalled by rain, the U.S. Open is almost back on schedule. And when another marathon day finally ended Saturday with Shane Lowry of Ireland atop the leaderboard at Oakmont, it was more chaotic than ever.
Italy and Spain secured their second straight victories in the European Championship on Friday to advance to the knockout stages of the competition.
In an unprecedented move, Russia's track and field athletes have been banned from competing for their country at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics because the country has failed to do enough to clean up a deep-rooted doping system that tainted athletes who may be clean.
Masahiro Tanaka just needed to hit the road to find his groove again. Of course, that four-run cushion before he stepped on the mound was helpful, too.
Dustin Johnson unleashed another powerful tee shot that got lost in the darkening sky over Oakmont.
The level of tension is growing rapidly for the Golden State Warriors. Someone gets suspended, someone gets hurt, someone gets ejected, and lots of someones make no effort to hide their frustration.
Taiwan's top-ranked male tennis player Lu Yen-hsun has qualified for the upcoming Rio Olympic Games, the Chinese Taipei Tennis Association said Saturday.
Russia's track and field athletes will be banned from competing for their country at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after a landmark decision Friday that punished the sports powerhouse for a systematic doping system that operated "from the top down" and tainted the entire team.