San Francisco won another thriller, again with help from some shaky Atlanta defense, and the Giants are off to the NL championship series for the first time since 2002.
Former NBA MVP Allen Iverson is in "serious talks" to play with a Turkish team.
Defender Steve Cherundolo is returning to his club in Germany and won't play in the U.S. game against Colombia on Tuesday night.
Daniel Alves and Alexandre Pato scored for the second straight game, leading Brazil over Ukraine 2-0 Monday night in an exhibition that maintained the Selecao's perfect record under new coach Mano Menezes.
Brett Favre has apologized to the Minnesota Vikings for the distraction caused by an NFL investigation into allegations that he sent racy messages and lewd photos to a Jets game hostess in 2008.
Developers of a new NFL stadium on a hilly strip of land east of Los Angeles are sketching out plans for a second high-profile use for the venue: World Cup soccer.
U.S. soccer player Charlie Davies was fined $1,040 and his license was suspended by French police because of a speeding violation in which he said a teammate was driving.
At least Norv Turner and the San Diego Chargers are consistent.
A.J. Burnett will start Game 4 of the AL championship series for the New York Yankees on 2 1/2 weeks' rest.