Michael Cuddyer's injury-plagued season is finishing on a high note.

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has spent so much time in the training room he's started handing out nicknames to the staff.

The Detroit Tigers insisted that they weren't trying to make a statement.

The Houston Texans and New York Giants are in familiar territory a couple of weeks into the season.

The Associated Press awards a Comeback Player of the Year in February. Maybe this season the AP should hand out comeback team honors, too.

The adoption of a more flexible approach to the Olympic program could allow for the return of baseball and other sports that have been dropped from the games, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said Saturday.

Willie Taggart is confident his plan to turn around South Florida's struggling football program is working.

John Lackey still isn't happy about getting pushed back in the rotation.

Jeremy Hellickson isn't used to playing meaningless games.

Vinny Milano has spent his whole adult life cheering for Derek Jeter, and getting his pals to join him.

Whether they're winning the World Series or stuck in last place, the Boston Red Sox can almost always count on getting the best out of David Ortiz.

Walking off the field after another win, offensive tackles Andrew Whitworth and Andre Smith started lobbing their quarterback for a little love.

When comparing Kansas City Chiefs running backs, it would seem Jamaal Charles has Knile Davis beaten by a mile — or by 5,522 career yards rushing, which is actually 3.1 miles.

Former NBA guard Rex Chapman has been arrested for allegedly shoplifting $14,000 worth of merchandise from an Apple store in Scottsdale and then selling the items at a pawn shop.

The Jacksonville Jaguars are taking part in their third consecutive home opener.

Steve Spurrier has a chance at his 202nd win as a head coach in the Southeastern Conference when his 14th-ranked South Carolina Gamecocks visit Vanderbilt on Saturday night.

Success has not made the 12th Man soft. A Super Bowl championship has just added more fuel to the already caffeinated fervor of Seattle Seahawks fans.

DeSean Jackson provided the Eagles and their fans many thrilling moments during his six seasons in Philadelphia before he was abruptly cut.

The Washington Nationals have clinched a division title and are continuing to make a push toward home-field advantage for the playoffs.

Don't bother asking Buffalo Bills linebacker Brandon Spikes if he was impressed by how Philip Rivers spent last weekend picking apart the Seahawks' "Legion of Boom" defense.

In Denver, the offseason was spent with "35" being shouted through the halls of the Broncos' facility as a constant reminder.

The Browns were moving to Baltimore and there was nothing anyone could do stop it.

Shortstop Andrelton Simmons and the Atlanta Braves are running out of time and patience.

The Arizona Cardinals have a hard time beating San Francisco. Now they will try to do it with a backup quarterback and a potential distraction.

Andrew Casten ran for 153 yards and three touchdowns to help Harvard beat Holy Cross 41-18 on Friday night in the Crimson's opener.

Since Aaron Rodgers took over as Green Bay's starting quarterback in 2008, the Packers have beaten the Detroit Lions with regularity — as long as Rodgers has been healthy.

Brennan Poole held off Matt Tifft to win the 150-mile ARCA Series race Friday night at Kentucky Speedway.

Santa Anita will add two extra racing dates to its upcoming fall meet, which begins on Sept. 26.

Tom Pernice Jr. birdied his final four holes for a 12-under 60 and a four-stroke lead Friday in the Champions Tour's Hawaii Championship.

The San Francisco Giants say Hall of Famer Willie McCovey has been hospitalized and is being treated following complications from an infection.

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