PITTSBURGH — The Miami Marlins' improbable September push will carry into October.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — LeBron James is once again getting to the gym at dawn and putting in long hours as he prepares to begin his 21st NBA season.
MINNEAPOLIS — The audacious experiment of pairing two big men together turned into a false start for the Minnesota Timberwolves last season when Karl-Anthony Towns missed 52 games because of a strained calf muscle during Rudy Gobert's debut with the team.
PHOENIX — It might take all 162 games to decide the playoff races in both the National League and American League.
PHILADELPHIA — Kyle Schwarber went deep, Bryce Harper went off on an umpire and was ejected and Trea Turner went from second to home on a stolen base in the Philadelphia Phillies' 3-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday night.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Lionel Messi couldn't play, and the Houston Dynamo took full advantage to win a trophy on his home field.
CHICAGO — Rookie Brandon Pfaadt pitched shutout ball for the second time in three starts, and the Arizona Diamondbacks moved closer to an NL wild card berth by beating the Chicago White Sox 3-0 Wednesday for their eighth win in 10 games.
NEW YORK — After a long day on a dry field in Queens, the Miami Marlins still hold their playoff prospects in their own hands.
Damian Lillard was once asked to pick a player he'd want as a teammate, and Giannis Antetokounmpo was his answer.
NEW YORK — Magic Johnson's love for his Los Angeles Lakers has kept him from considering ownership of any other NBA team.
CHICAGO — Christian Walker broke into the club Tuesday.