The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a five-year contract extension with Julio Jones that is expected to rank with recent deals paid to other top wide receivers.
Lewisberry, Pennsylvania will take on Tokyo, Japan in the Little League World Series championship game.
Beginning in 1973-74, Arbour led the Isles to 15 playoff appearances and won an NHL record 119 playoff games over 19 seasons.
Bartoletta also won the world title in 2005.
Some of the best plays and biggest newsmakers from the week in sports.
Little League officials are expecting about 40,000 fans Saturday for the U.S. championship game between Pearland, Texas and Lewisberry, Pennsylvania.
Illinois athletic director Mike Thomas cited preliminary results of an investigation into allegations of player mistreatment and inappropriate behavior for the dismissal.
Justin Wilson's race car will be back on track for the IndyCar season finale.
Serena Williams says she is treating the upcoming U.S. Open just like any other, even though she is well aware of the historical impact the year's final grand slam may have.
Derrick Rose, the 2011 National Basketball Association Most Valuable Player, is being sued by a former girlfriend who alleges he and two friends drugged and gang-raped her in 2013.
Darryl Dawkins, one of the most colorful players in the NBA in recent memory, has passed away at the age of 58.
Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, Aug. 28.
Browns coach Mike Pettine said the second-year QB will miss not only this Saturday's game at Tampa Bay but Cleveland's preseason finale at Chicago on Sept. 3.
The Barcelona star beat Luis Suarez, his teammate at the Champions League winner, and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo in a Europe-wide poll of journalists.
Noticeably absent from the medals party early on at the worlds, the U.S. made a big push thanks to Felix and Taylor capturing gold, while Justin Gatlin finished runner-up to Usain Bolt in the 200.
Brooks was sent home from Denver on Thursday morning after a Santa Clara County grand jury charged him with misdemeanor sexual battery.
Bolt taken down by a cameraman on a Segway following his latest gold-medal performance.
Dawkins spent parts of 14 seasons in the NBA with Philadelphia, New Jersey, Utah and Detroit. He averaged 12 points and 6.1 rebounds in 726 career regular-season games.
Some big stars in college football are getting trademarks for their names, nicknames and taglines.
Dartmouth football’s new MVP is a remote controlled Mobile Virtual Player designed to allow athletes to practice tackling with fewer injuries.