August 5, 2013 In his first at-bat following Monday's announcement of a 211-game suspension, the crowd in Chicago let the Yankee know what they thought of him.
July 31, 2013 The only voices in a TV broadcast of last night's game between the Detroit Tigers and Washington Nationals came from the field and the stands. FOX Sports Detroit offered fans "Natural Sounds at Comerica Park" as an alternative to its regular telecast.
July 21, 2013 Organizers feared this year's Tour de France wouldn't generate the excitement of previous years, but viewership was up and there's been a lot of excitement generated by the win of a British cyclist for the second year in a row.
July 16, 2013 A report from the sports blog Deadspin details the eerie accuracy with which a Reddit user has predicted the outcome of 38 WWE wrestling matches — what he says is an effort to stop the leaking of WWE event outcomes.
July 12, 2013 Citing the inclusion of women at the world's top marathons, the petition's authors say, "After a century, it is about time women are allowed to race the Tour de France, too."
July 7, 2013 Remarks about the 2013 Wimbledon champion's appearance angered many listeners. France's Marion Bartoli beat Germany's Sabine Lisicki 6-1 6-4 Saturday, winning her first major tournament.
June 28, 2013 Last year's champion, Bradley Wiggins, is out; Chris Froome is in. There's also a changing of the guard for American riders, foremost among them Tejay van Garderen, 24, who won the white jersey as the Tour's best young rider last year.
June 27, 2013 Analysts had predicted Cleveland might trade its No. 1 pick for a veteran presence, or pick Kentucky center Nerlens Noel. Instead, the Cavs chose Canadian Anthony Bennett, a forward from UNLV.
June 21, 2013 A new YouTube video, reminiscent of Saturday Night Live's "Schweddy Balls" sketch, references Mozart and Ralph Waldo Emerson to poke fun at NPR's coverage of the NBA Finals.
June 10, 2013 Young athletes who have two concussions within a year take nearly three times as long to recover as someone experiencing one concussion. A history of past concussions also hurt recovery times.
June 7, 2013 The Miami Heat won't be sweeping the San Antonio Spurs, as many analysts predicted. In fact, the Heat's path to the championship just got more difficult. After Sunday's game in Miami, the series goes to San Antonio for (if necessary) three straight games.
June 6, 2013 As the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs face each other, here's a tip sheet. Their best-of-seven series starts Thursday night in Miami.
May 17, 2013 A fan favorite who gained nationwide fame because of his name, Trickle was known for both his many wins and his huge personality. But he may never have gotten over a granddaughter's death, friends say. Trickle was 71.
May 16, 2013 Rutgers University welcomes the arrival of new athletic director Julie Hermann as the beginning of a new era, weeks after turmoil engulfed its athletics department. The school's basketball coach was fired last month after videos showed that he verbally and physically abused players during practice.