Masahiro Tanaka took a step toward returning to the New York Yankees’ rotation, playing a pain-free game of catch.
Pablo Sandoval drove in three runs, including the go-ahead in the ninth inning to give the Giants a close 4-3 win over the Mets.
Brandon McCarthy, acquired in a trade, won his fourth straight for the Yankees, hurling a tough 2-1 win over the Tigers.
Gold medal-laden US swimmer Michael Phelps is going to try to add to his record totals at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Running back Andre Williams helped lead the New York Giants to a 17-13 win over the Buffalo Bills in the Hall of Fame Game.
Brett Gardner had three hits, including a tie-breaking home run, to give the New York Yankees an 8-7 over the Red Sox.
Madison Bumgarner gave up only two hits and Hunter Pence hit two home runs to give the Giants a 2-0 win over the Mets.
Derek Jeter had a key two-run double and Mark Teixeira hit a solo homer to push the Yankees past the Red Sox, 6-4.
Jake Peavy was outpitched by Jacob deGrom in a duel before the Mets broke away to give deGrom a 4-2 win over the Giants.
The Giants’ Michael Strahan and his gap-toothed grin brought laughs to the NFL Hall of Fame 2014 induction on Aug. 2.