Houston Texans star J.J. Watt has now reached $30 million in his efforts to fund relief for Hurricane Harvey victims.
Washington Nationals centerfielder Michael A. Taylor pulled off a rare inside-the-park grand slam in Friday’s 11-10 win against the Philadelphia Phillies.
KANSAS CITY — Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt started his NFL career losing a fumble on the team’s first offensive play of the season and nearly put the Chiefs into an insurmountable hole against New England in the season opener. But the rookie rallied, putting on a record-breaking performance.
KANSAS CITY — The Kansas City Chiefs announced their presence as contenders for the AFC title with a convincing 42-27 victory over the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots Thursday night, but the celebration proved bittersweet with news that All-Pro safety Eric Berry is lost for the season with an Achilles tendon rupture.
CLEVELAND — Edwin Encarnacion belted a three-run home run in the first inning, while Mike Clevinger pitched six scoreless innings and combined with three relievers on a four-hit shutout as the Cleveland Indians won their team-record 16th game in a row, beating the Baltimore Orioles 5-0 on Friday night at Progressive Field.
TORONTO — Nick Castellanos hit a grand slam and the Detroit Tigers turned their first triple play in 16 years Friday night as they defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4.
The Los Angeles Angels selected the contract of outfielder Shane Robinson on Friday.
UFC flyweight Demetrious Johnson’s title defense was removed from Saturday night’s UFC 215 main event in Edmonton, Alberta, after Ray Borg was forced to withdraw due to a viral illness.