Pirates edge Braves to clinch playoff spot Gerrit Cole retired the final 17 hitters he faced, and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates clinched a spot in the playoffs with a 3-2 win over the free-falling Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.
Brady: Offense can't perform at high level Coming off one of the worst losses of his career, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Wednesday morning acknowledged his team's struggles on offense this season, noting, "I don't think we've played well for a long time."
Jeter launches site to connect athletes to fans Derek Jeter was one of the world's most covered athletes in media during his 20-season career with the New York Yankees. Now, he's joining media with a new website devoted to delivering athletes' "unfiltered" views to the fans.
Horford playing it safe in Hawks' camp
Al Horford stood on the sideline during the first day of training camp Tuesday, tugging anxiously at his No. 15 jersey while his teammates went through a five-on-five drill.
Timberwolves move on without star Love
The Kevin Love era officially ended in Minnesota in August when he was traded to Cleveland to team up with LeBron James and the Cavaliers. In retrospect, it may have been over far sooner.
Islanders sale to Ledecky, Malkin approved The NHL Board of Governors approved the sale of the New York Islanders to a group led by former Washington Capitals owner Jonathan Ledecky and London-based investor Scott Malkin, a team spokesperson confirmed Tuesday.