Travis Ishikawa hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending the San Francisco Giants to the World Series with a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning threw his 509th career touchdown Sunday, breaking Brett Favre's league record.
Tony Romo threw three touchdown passes, DeMarco Murray broke Jim Brown's 56-year-old NFL record with his seventh straight 100-yard rushing game to start a season, and the Cowboys won their sixth straight by beating the Giants 31-21.
Punter Johnny Hekker's pass from the St. Louis 18 caught the Seattle Seahawks by surprise for the last of three big plays by Rams special teams in a 28-26 victory over the defending Super Bowl champions on Sunday.
The Southeastern Conference has reached a new milestone in The Associated Press college football poll, becoming the first league to place four teams in the top five -- all from the western division.
With a 1-yard run in the fourth quarter, DeMarco Murray became the first running back in NFL history to open a season with seven straight 100-yard games.
Yelling could be heard from outside the double doors of the Bears' locker room after Sunday's loss, and a source said receiver Brandon Marshall called out quarterback Jay Cutler.
Brad Keselowski pulled away in overtime for one of the biggest wins of his career and earned an automatic berth into the third round of NASCAR's championship race.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly adamantly disagreed with an offensive pass interference penalty that wiped away a go-ahead touchdown against Florida State, saying he had even less clarity Sunday than he did after the 31-27 loss.
Kyle Orton hit Sammy Watkins on a 2-yard touchdown for the winning score with 1 second remaining as the Buffalo Bills beat the Minnesota Vikings 17-16 on Sunday.
The Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 95-90 in an experimental, 44-minute preseason game on Sunday afternoon at Barclays Center.
Matthew Stafford threw two touchdown passes in the final 3:38, including the winner to Corey Fuller with 1:48 remaining, and the Detroit Lions rallied for a 24-23 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.
Morgantown authorities on Sunday assessed damage from riots that broke out following West Virginia's 41-27 win over No. 4 Baylor.
Kai Forbath kicked a 22-yard field goal on the last play of the game, and Colt McCoy stepped in after Kirk Cousins was benched at halftime Sunday to lead the Washington Redskins to a 19-17 win over the Tennessee Titans.
The Seattle Seahawks had reached a point of no return with Percy Harvin. If they had been unable to trade him, they would have released him outright, according to league and team sources.
In the span of less than a week, Cowboys running back Joseph Randle has gone from stealing underwear to becoming a spokesman for it.