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From pitching powerhouses to aging warhorses, an eclectic cast of clubs are gearing up for MLB's playoff extravaganza.
The two major U.S. sports fantasy companies are defending their businesses' integrity after an employee used insider information to place bets in the unregulated multi-billion-dollar industry.
A controversial non-call may have cost the Detroit Lions their first win of the season following a wild finish to their 13-10 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Monday.
Olympic organizers, faced with the reality of a country deep in recession, say they are trimming costs to keep their budget balanced.
Here's a look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, Oct. 6.
Forward Giovani Dos Santos will miss Mexico's playoff game at the United States on Saturday, a match that determines which nation will represent its region at the 2017 Confederations Cup.
The Nationals say they have fired manager Matt Williams and his coaching staff after a season in which the team went from World Series favorite to failing to make the playoffs.
Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia is checking into an alcohol rehabilitation center and will miss the postseason.
Joe Philbin has been fired four games into his fourth season as coach of the Miami Dolphins, and one day after a flop on an international stage sealed his fate.
The Supreme Court rejected a challenge to Major League Baseball’s long-standing exemption from U.S. antitrust laws brought by San Jose as part of the city's effort to become the new home of the Oakland Athletics.
There are several changes atop The Associated Press college football poll.
The task of a kicker in the National Football League (NFL) has become considerably more challenging this season, and the floundering early results have affected game outcomes and job security.
See which other players had dominant fantasy performances.
The form shown by Jordan Spieth and Jason Day this season has given Rory McIlroy the hunger to improve his golf game and make up for a "lost year," the Northern Irishman said.
Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Oct. 5.
The Texas Rangers claimed the division for the first time since 2011 by ripping Los Angeles on Sunday as Cole Hamels went the distance on a three-hitter.
Kevin Harvick has advanced to the second round of NASCAR's playoffs with a dominating performance at Dover International Speedway.
Check out all the Week 4 scores and stories from around the National Football League.
Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers recorded his 300th strikeout of the season, becoming the first major league pitcher in 13 years to do so.
All the scores from across the AP Top 25.