Chicago goalkeeper Sean Johnson made a second half save to preserve the Fire's 0-0 tie with the Vancouver Whitecaps on Wednesday night.

Max Scherzer pitched seven impressive innings, and the Detroit Tigers scored six runs in the first inning en route to a 7-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.

Right fielder Alex Rios has left the Texas Rangers game after getting hit by a pitch on the left quad.

Lee Nguyen had a goal and an assist and the New England Revolution beat the Colorado Rapids 3-0 on Wednesday night to end an eight-game losing streak.

New Zealand lawmakers have unanimously supported legislation which would make match fixing a criminal offense in time for next year's Cricket World Cup.

Lee Nguyen had a goal and an assist and the New England Revolution beat the Colorado Rapids 3-0 on Wednesday night to end an eight-game losing streak.

As his winless streak stretched toward a third month and his ERA continued to climb, Mark Buehrle began to have doubts.

Wake Up Nick won the $100,000 Graduation Stakes for California-bred 2-year-olds by 4 1/4 lengths at Del Mar on Wednesday.

For much of the first half of the season, the Baltimore Orioles were selective and cautious with their use of rookie Kevin Gausman.

Simon Mignolet saved two penalty kicks and Lucas Leiva scored in the fourth round to lift Liverpool past Manchester City after they tied 2-2 on Wednesday night in an International Champions Cup game.

The Indians' new ace outdueled one of the top pitchers in baseball Wednesday night.

Chargers wide receiver Vincent Brown missed another practice on Wednesday because of a sore calf.

Bengals cornerback Chris Lewis-Harris was suspended for two games Wednesday for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.

John Baker's No. 12 was still in the pitcher's column on Wrigley Field's hand-operated scoreboard when the journeyman catcher returned to the ballpark on Wednesday.

All-star goalkeeper Bill Hamid tied a career high with eight saves for his fifth shutout of the season in D.C. United's 3-0 victory over Toronto FC on Wednesday night.

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:

Clint Hurdle says he and a pal often marvel over how there's always something new to see at a baseball game.

Derek Jeter got a surprise presidential farewell before playing his final game in Texas, when former President George W. Bush took part in a pregame ceremony Wednesday night.

Joique Bell's winding path to the NFL began at Wayne State, where he starred on a small stage in the shadow of Detroit's skyline.

Varvara Lepchenko beat second-seeded Angieszka Radwanska 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 on Wednesday in the Bank of the West Classic to advance to the quarterfinals.

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says former defensive tackle Josh Brent is out of rehabilitation and could have his future with the NFL resolved before the team leaves training camp in California in two weeks.

San Francisco wide receiver Anquan Boldin laughs — a big, hearty guffaw — and shakes his head.

Former Commissioner David Stern praised the NBA's handling of the Donald Sterling controversy and predicts it will "end well" for the league.

Cho Yang-ho, the South Korean business tycoon who led Pyeongchang's successful bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, will take charge of the local organizing committee following the sudden resignation of the previous president.

Gordon Neale shot a 7-under 64 on Wednesday at Miramont to top the boys' field in the Junior PGA Championship, and Kristen Gillman increased her lead to three strokes in the girls' division.

Vin Scully poked fun at himself after word came out that he plans to return for his record 66th season in the Los Angeles Dodgers' broadcast booth next year.

Kyrie Irving is excited about playing with LeBron James with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He's also focusing squarely on the task at hand with USA Basketball.

The Detroit Lions have claimed wide receiver Quintin Payton off waivers from Tampa Bay.

In the first inning against Houston, Jason Hammel picked up right where he left off since coming to the Oakland Athletics.

Brittney Griner and the Phoenix Mercury are closing in on one of the greatest records in WNBA history, the Los Angeles Sparks' 18-game winning streak.

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