Billy Butler apologizes for role in clubhouse fight with Danny Valencia
Billy Butler on Wednesday apologized for his role in the clubhouse fight with A's teammate Danny Valencia, calling the incident "something that could have been prevented on both sides."
White Sox ballpark changing name to Guarantee Rate Field
The White Sox announced their stadium, currently called U.S. Cellular Field, will be renamed Guaranteed Rate Field starting in November.
U.S. Soccer calls Hope Solo comments at Games 'unacceptable'
Hope Solo, who called Sweden a "bunch of cowards" after the U.S. lost in the Olympics, has been suspended six months by U.S. Soccer.
Judge makes rare visit to roach-instead SRO in Oakland ahead of lawsuit ruling
A residential hotel in Oakland is so run down that a judge had to intervene. On Wednesday, that judge made a rare site visit as he prepares to make a ruling on a lawsuit brought by a tenant rights group and the city.
Richard Chaplow banned two games for verbal abuse of Robbie Rogers
The USL has suspended Orange County Blues midfielder Richard Chaplow for directing "offensive and abusive language" towards Robbie Rogers.
Fired Illini coach Tim Beckman now a volunteer coach for UNC defense
Former Illinois coach Tim Beckham, who was fired after an investigation found he mistreated players, is now a volunteer coach on defense for North Carolina.
Players practicing, but school has final say on Week 1 availability
Four players disciplined by Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly are back at practice, but it'll be the school's decision if the players are cleared for the season opener.
Italy earthquake kills at least 159, reduces towns to rubble
Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble. The death toll stood at 159, but the number of dead and missing was uncertain given the thousands of vacationers in the area for summer's final days.
Weather forecast for Thursday
Tomorrow will be mostly sunny and mild, with highs ranging from near 60 at the coast to mid 80s inland.
Chargers pull offer to Joey Bosa, say value to team in '16 'jeopardized' by time missed
The Chargers pulled their offer to unsigned first-round draft pick Joey Bosa after he rejected what they said was their best offer.
Vote: Which Kobe Bryant number should the Lakers retire?
He won three rings as No. 8 and two as No. 24. Which number should hang in the Staples Center rafters?
Mets LHP Jonathon Niese to have surgery for torn knee cartilage
Mets starting pitcher Jonathon Niese will likely be out for the season after having surgery Thursday for torn cartilage in his left knee.