- Pujols goes yard twice to join 500 HR club
Albert Pujols has hit the 500th home run of his career, becoming the 26th player in major league history to reach that milestone.
- Pineda ejected for foreign substance on neck
Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda admitted to using pine tar on the baseball during the second inning of Wednesday's 5-1 loss to the Red Sox at Fenway Park, but said he did it not to cheat, rather to ensure he did not hit anyone with an errant pitch.
- Seahawks to host Packers in season opener
The Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks will open the 2014-15 NFL season against the Green Bay Packers on Thursday, Sept. 4.
- Aldridge scores 43 as Blazers drop Rockets
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 43 points and Damian Lillard made six free throws down the stretch to give the Portland Trail Blazers a 112-105 win over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night and a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series.