Giancarlo Stanton has returned to the Yankees lineup with New York on the cusp of clinching a division title. Stanton will bat fifth and play left field against the Los Angeles Angels.
Former finalist Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova needed less than an hour to beat Dayana Yastremska 6-3, 6-1 in the first round of the Toray Pan Pacific Open
Adam Wainwright put on another sharp performance while outpitching Max Scherzer, right fielder Dexter Fowler made a sensational catch and the NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 5-1
U.S. Open champion Rafael Nadal will start his 2020 season on the opposite side of Australia to Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer when he leads Spain in a group-stage qualifier in Perth in the new ATP Cup
Louisville, ex-basketball coach Rick Pitino settle lawsuits stemming from his departure from the school; Hall of Famer says he's ready for 'new chapter'
South Korea has formally asked the International Olympic Committee to ban the Japanese "rising sun" flag at the 2020 Tokyo Games, calling it a symbol of Japan's brutal wartime past
HBO Sports is going behind the scenes with the football programs at Arizona State, Florida, Penn State and Washington State in its "24/7" documentary series
South Korean Olympic officials have called on Japan to ban its "rising sun" flag at the 2020 Tokyo Games after claiming it represents a 'militaristic and imperial past'
Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vázquez told investigators he attempted to have sex with underage girl during meeting at her house in 2017, court papers say
Mike Yastrzemski, grandson of former Red Sox great and Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, hit a solo homer in his first game in Fenway Park, and Alex Dickerson had a sacrifice fly in the 15th inning to lift the San Francisco Giants to a 7-6 victory
Toronto rookie Cavan Biggio hit for the cycle, just like father Craig, helping the Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-5 becoming the second father-son duo to accomplish the feat after Gary and Daryle Ward
Justin Verlander picked up his major league-leading 19th win and Yuli Gurriel, Alex Bregman and Yordan Alvarez all homered to help the Houston Astros to a 4-1 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night