Mets third baseman David Wright has a stress fracture in his lower back that is expected to keep him out a couple weeks, though the team is awaiting a second opinion before deciding whether to put him on the disabled list.
Derek Boogaard's family has donated his brain to researchers who will check for damage that might have resulted from his career as an NHL enforcer.
Derek Boogaard is being remembered as an NHL tough guy who had the characteristics of a "teddy bear."
A best-selling author is reacting with amusement to a Minnesota GOP leader who called him "a pencil-necked little weasel."
Chris Paul had 33 points, 14 assists and seven rebounds, and the New Orleans Hornets pulled away down the stretch, stunning the two-time defending NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers with a 109-100 victory in their playoff opener Sunday.
Chris Brown has apologized for his destructive tantrum on "Good Morning America" earlier this week, Associated Press reports. He explained he was surprised that his 2009 attack on then-girlfriend Rihanna was brought up during his interview and said he needed to "let out steam" after getting upset.
Actor Danny Glover arrived in South Africa on Thursday to escort former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide home, the politician's lawyer said.
Minnesota Vikings cornerback Chris Cook says he did not pull a gun on a neighbor during an argument that led to his arrest.
One moment: a perfect shot to end a perfect season. The star player, just 16, lifted off the floor in celebration. Teenagers triumphant, crowds cheering, the district playoffs ahead, the future open wide.