Chicago's Miguel Montero drove in the winning run in the 13th inning to give the Cubs an 8-7 win against Pittsburgh on Monday, ending the Pirates long run of road victories and putting a dent in their playoff ambitions.
Novak Djokovic double-faulted, then shook his right arm and grimaced. Seconds later Monday night, a weak serve produced a wince from the U.S. Open's defending champion, then was followed by a missed forehand that gave away a set -- the first set dropped by Djokovic in the first round of any Grand Slam tournament since 2010.
Sure, Monica Puig would have loved another week between the Olympics and the U.S. Open to "come down from the high" of becoming Puerto Rico's first gold medalist.
Man Kaur from India needed almost a minute-and-a-half to cross the finish line in the 100-meter dash, but she still picked up a gold medal Monday at the American Masters Games. That's because the 100-year-old Kaur was the only female competitor in her age category at the competition for older athletes.
Texas survived a nervous ninth inning and beat Cleveland 2-1 on Sunday in the meeting of American League divisional leaders.
Kaka scored both goals as Orlando City beat New York City 2-1 on Sunday, preventing the Big Apple team from going top of Major League Soccer's Eastern Conference.
Continuing to play despite a concussion doubles recovery time for teen athletes and leads to worse short-term mental function than in those immediately removed from action, a study found.
Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal get their US Open campaigns under way Monday in the shadow of Arthur Ashe Stadium's spectacular $150 million retractable roof and alongside rock music legend Phil Collins.
He's very fast, very young and very confident. He races on the limit, upsets other drivers and cares little when he does. He's also great for Formula One.
AC Milan coach Vincenco Montella has been forced to backpedal after a joke about the Serie A giants' lack of summer transfer spending compared to city rivals Inter went down badly at the club.