Warriors trade for Jason Thompson, reduce payroll
The Golden State Warriors acquired big man Jason Thompson from the Philadelphia 76ers for forward Gerald Wallace plus draft and cash considerations, the teams announced Friday.
Bleachers buckle as fans flock for Odell Beckham Jr. autographs
Giants fans trying to get an autograph from Odell Beckham Jr. following Friday's practice got so crazy they caused the bleachers to buckle, forcing the team to change its policy.
Jets WR Devin Smith out most of camp after suffering broken ribs in practice
Rookie wide receiver Devin Smith, projected as the primary deep threat in the Jets offense, will miss the majority of training camp after suffering broken ribs Friday in practice.
Tempers flare between Giants, Rangers
Tempers flared and the benches cleared after San Francisco Giants starter Madison Bumgarner shouted something toward the Texas Rangers bench as the fourth inning ended Friday night.
Why didn't the San Diego Padres sell at the trade deadline?
The July 31 deadline came and went, and the Padres shocked the baseball world by holding on to Justin Upton, James Shields and the rest of their trade chips.
'Rowdy' Roddy Piper dies at age 61
Hall of Famer "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, the kilt-wearing trash-talker who headlined the first WrestleMania, has died at the age of 61, WWE announced Friday.
One killed in north Raleigh crash
A crash involving an 18-wheeler carrying construction equipment and another vehicle left a person dead Friday
Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez not worried about preseason ranking
Arizona was picked to finish fourth in the division in the recently released Pac-12 media poll, but coach Rich Rodriguez said he pays no attention to those rankings.
Mike Leake to make Giants debut Sunday in Tim Hudson's rotation spot
Mike Leake is replacing Tim Hudson in the Gaints' rotation, and the newly acquired right-hander will make his team debut in the series finale Sunday at the Rangers.
Fan collapses before Astros home game, transported to hospital
A man has collapsed in the stands before the Houston Astros' home game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Child injured at Durham Bulls game
Witnesses said the child was in the stands when she was hit in the face by a foul ball.
Yoenis Cespedes going to Mets, fourth team in two years
Well-traveled left fielder Yoenis Cespedes was traded to the New York Mets by the Detroit Tigers on Friday for minor leaguers Michael Fulmer and Luis Cessa.