C.J. Wilson keys shutout, then Angels take West title with A's loss
C.J. Wilson pitched seven dominant innings of one-hit ball, C.J. Cron hit a three-run homer, and the Los Angeles Angels shut out the Seattle Mariners 5-0 on Wednesday night and clinched the AL West title when the A's lost to the Rangers 6-1 an hour later.
Jonathan Dwyer arrested, deactivated
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer has been arrested on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in late July involving a 27-year-old woman and an 18-month-old child.
Bay Area weather forecast for Thursday
An area of low pressure off the coast will supply parts of the region with light, scattered showers throughout the next 24 hours.
Derek Jeter ends second-worst slump of career as Yanks edge Rays
Derek Jeter ended an 0-for-28 slump that was the second-worst of his career, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 Wednesday night.
Jermaine Whitehead out vs. KSU
Auburn safety Jermaine Whitehead did not make the trip to Kansas State with his teammates Wednesday due to a violation of team rules, and he won't play in Thursday's game, a school spokesman told The Associated Press.
Adrian Peterson put on exempt list
Admitting they "made a mistake," the Minnesota Vikings changed course Wednesday as running back Adrian Peterson was placed on the NFL's exempt list, barring him from all team activities until his child-abuse case is resolved.
Greg Hardy placed on exempt list
Carolina Panthers star defensive end Greg Hardy has agreed to be placed on the NFL's exempt list.
Facebook refuses about-face on drag queen names
A Facebook meeting with drag queens results in a two week, temporary compromise to reactivate the profiles of the fake names
Peterson's mom comes to his defense
The mother of Adrian Peterson came to his defense Wednesday in her first public comments since the running back's indictment for child abuse, saying he has six kids and "wants to be a good father to them all."
Sherman comes back at Chargers
Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman criticizes Chargers players who called him out after Sunday's game.
Wes Welker 'excited' to be back
Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker said Wednesday he feels great physically and "excited, just really excited,'' to be back with the team.