Geovany Soto ended Justin Verlander's night with a three-run homer that capped a seven-run third, and Yu Darvish lasted eight innings even though an anticipated pitching duel fizzled in the Rangers' 10-4 victory against the Tigers on Thursday night.
Indiana Pacers guard George Hill missed Thursday night's Game 5 against the Knicks with a concussion, the team announced.
The Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday placed pitcher David Price on the 15-day disabled list with a left triceps strain.
Sharks forward Raffi Torres was suspended for the rest of San Jose's second-round playoff series against Los Angeles on Thursday for an illegal check to the head of Kings forward Jarret Stoll during the opener.
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson in South Florida.
Alabama coach Nick Saban responded Thursday to critical comments by a former assistant coach, calling Tim Davis' words "terribly disappointing."
Major League Baseball appears set for a vast expansion of video review by umpires in 2014 and is examining whether all calls other than balls and strikes should be subject to instant replay.
Alex Ovechkin played the last two games of the Washington Capitals' season with what the team said Thursday is a hairline fracture in his left foot.
Boston Marathon runners who were stopped on the course when bombs went off at the finish line will have a chance to come back and run again next year, race organizers said on Thursday.
Quarterback Mark Sanchez was just one of the many New York Jets stunned to hear that 35-year-old David Garrard decided to retire Wednesday due to a knee that wasn't up to the rigors of a 16-game season anymore.
First-year San Diego Chargers coach Mike McCoy seemed impressed with free-agent defensive end Dwight Freeney during his San Diego visit, and he said the team will certainly design their defensive scheme to accommodate him if they sign him.
Dirk Nowitzki's intention to take a "significant pay cut" next summer will be part of the Dallas Mavericks' sales pitch in July as they attempt to sign a superstar in free agency.
Linebacker Rolando McClain has told the Baltimore Ravens that he's retiring from the NFL.
Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay could begin a throwing program in six to eight weeks after undergoing right shoulder surgery Wednesday, the team announced.
Reid Ryan, the son of Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan, will be named the next president of the Houston Astros, MLB.com reported.
In Barcelona, 40-year-old Bucky Lasek earns his sixth Skateboard Vert gold medal. His first came back in 1999.
The U.S. Open tennis tournament will be aired exclusively on ESPN networks beginning with the 2015 tournament.
The Los Angeles Clippers, after following up the first division title in franchise history with a disappointing first-round playoff exit, have not ruled out bringing back coach Vinny Del Negro, according to sources close to the process.
A Florida assistant has become the latest SEC coach to compare Nick Saban to the devil.
David Garrard is leaving the New York Jets, just two months after joining the team.