Rafael Nadal wants a U.S. Open title, of course. It is, after all, the only Grand Slam trophy he has yet to win.
Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Evan Meek was hit in his pitching hand by a line drive from Milwaukee's Ryan Braun and left Sunday's game, but X-rays were negative.
Jets outside linebacker Calvin Pace will miss a few weeks with a broken right foot, meaning New York's top pass rusher could be sidelined for at least the first game of the regular season.
Sophomore Logan Kilgore will start at quarterback for Middle Tennessee on Thursday night against Minnesota.
The roads around Jake Locker's hometown are perfect for getting lost, perfect for wandering aimlessly with no feeling of being rushed, where any traffic is likely to be some type of truck hauling farm equipment or a semi headed to the nearby aluminum plant.
The Chicago White Sox gave The Big Hurt a big honor on Sunday, retiring Frank Thomas' number before their game against the New York Yankees.
The Manny Watch is on for Chicago's South Side.
Ravens wide receiver Donte' Stallworth broke his foot in Saturday night's game against the New York Giants and will probably be sidelined for two months.
Tyrod Taylor was midseason sharp in No. 10 Virginia Tech's final scrimmage of the fall, completing 16 of 17 passes for 319 yards and three touchdowns.