September 8, 2013 In a vote held Sunday, the International Olympic Committee chose wrestling over squash and a combined bid from baseball and softball to be part of the 2020 and 2024 Olympics. Wrestling had been eliminated from the permanent roster of sports earlier this year.
August 29, 2013 More than 4,500 retired players had been part of the lawsuits. They claimed the league hadn't properly protected them over the years. In the settlement, the NFL does not admit any liability.
August 26, 2013 Lydia Ko, the New Zealand golfer who last year became the youngest person ever to win an LPGA event, has played her way into the record books again. By successfully defending her title at the Canadian Women's Open this past weekend, Ko, who's now 16, is the only amateur to win two LPGA events.
August 14, 2013 Teams haven't typically tried to develop knuckleballers and players haven't usually wanted to throw the pitch. But now the Baltimore Orioles are teaching the knuckleball to three minor league pitchers. A physics expert and fan of the pitch wonders whether this could be the start of a "knuckleball era."
August 8, 2013 Calling a lawsuit's potential results "absurd" for cities around the United States, Major League Baseball asked a federal judge to dismiss a challenge to its antitrust exemption filed by San Jose. The city hopes to lure the Oakland A's to relocate there.
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.