Yoenis Cespedes hit a two-run homer that broke a scoreless tie in the eighth inning, lifting the Oakland Athletics over the Seattle Mariners 3-0 Sunday.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Gonzaga assistant women's basketball coach Lisa Fortier was promoted to head coach on Monday, replacing Kelly Graves, who left for Oregon after 14 seasons with the Bulldogs.
Reds closer Aroldis Chapman threw off a mound on Monday for the first time since he was hit in the forehead by a line drive during spring training.
Bubba Watson's second Masters title was nothing like the green jacket he won two years ago.
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities said he became belligerent during a security screening and threatened that he had a bomb.
Clint Dempsey scored twice to lead the Sounders to a 3-2 victory over FC Dallas on Saturday night.
Sonny Gray overcame a shaky start to allow one run in seven innings, Josh Donaldson hit a two-run homer and the Oakland Athletics won for the fifth time in six games by beating the Seattle Mariners 3-1 on Saturday night.
Felix Hernandez walked in from the bullpen and threw his first pitch to a standing ovation after warming up with Aloe Blacc's song "The Man" playing over the stadium speakers.
Wesley Matthews had 21 points and Damian Lillard scored 14 of his 16 points in a key fourth-quarter run to rally the Portland Trail Blazers past the Utah Jazz 111-99 on Friday night.
The Navajo Nation Council voted to oppose the use of the Washington Redskins name, while a United Nations human rights expert said separately that the term is "inextricably linked to a history of suffering and dispossession."
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is defending his reputation.
Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona calmly exited the dugout on opening night and approached home plate umpire Mike Winters with a rather polite request that he review a collision at the plate.
Players' union head Tony Clark has asked the commissioner's office to investigate comments attributed to unidentified executives in an ESPN.com story estimating what they would offer shortstop Stephen Drew and designated hitter Kendrys Morales, who remain free agents.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is named in a Miami police report describing allegations that he smoked marijuana with a woman and undressed her before she later wound up in the hospital with no idea how she got there.
Seattle Sounders striker Clint Dempsey is the league's highest-paid player at $6.695 million in guaranteed compensation this season.