Clayton Kershaw posts MLB-best 16th win as Dodgers edge D-backs
Clayton Kershaw allowed only an unearned run in eight innings to become the first 16-game winner in the majors, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-1 on Wednesday night.
Maria Sharapova survives at US Open
Maria Sharapova beat 95th-ranked Alexandra Dulgheru of Romania 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the second round of the US Open on Wednesday.
Yankees humble David Price, Tigers with 9 straight hits in third
The New York Yankees chased David Price with nine straight hits in the third inning, beating the Detroit Tigers 8-4 Wednesday night.
Tar Heels suspend 4 for opener
North Carolina coach Larry Fedora suspended four players from the season opener for rules violations Wednesday, one day after the school announced it was investigating an incident among players during fall camp.
Cubs' Jorge Soler homers in first AB
A second top prospect in the span of a month has homered for the Chicago Cubs in his major league debut after Cuban outfielder Jorge Soler went deep in his first at-bat on Wednesday at Cincinnati.
Mother of American Hostage Pleads With ISIS 'Caliph' for Mercy
The mother of an American writer being held hostage by ISIS pleaded directly with the leader of the Iraqi terror group in a new video, begging him to "please, release my child."
A Look Inside a Slum Cut Off by the Ebola Outbreak
Quarantined West Point residents are desperate for food amid the Ebola outbreak.
Marie and Cristobal: Two Storms and Lots of Questions
Two hurricanes, lots of questions. Marie & Cristobal FAQ
Girl, 9, Accidentally Kills Instructor While Firing an Uzi
A 9-year-old girl vacationing with her family accidentally shot and killed an instructor at a shooting range while firing a powerful Uzi sub-machine gun, authorities said.
Frank Beamer gets 2-year extension
Virginia Tech has extended head coach Frank Beamer's contract two years, through Jan. 1, 2019, the school announced Wednesday.
Fan gets Seahawks prosthetic eye
Bill VandenBush has something no other Seattle fan can lay claim to: A Seahawks eyeball.
Cam Newton: I'll start Week 1
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, who suffered a hairline fracture to his ribs, said Wednesday that he'll be ready to start Week 1 of the regular season against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.