Red Sox avoid sweep behind Buchholz, Ortiz
Clay Buchholz pitched five-hit ball over seven innings to improve to 7-0, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Chicago White Sox 6-2 on Wednesday night to avoid a three-game sweep.
Pens erupt for 4 in 3rd period, take 3-1 lead
Jarome Iginla and James Neal each scored twice and the Pittsburgh Penguins routed the Ottawa Senators 7-3 on Wednesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
LeBron rescues Heat with OT winner in Game 1
LeBron James made a layup as time expired in overtime, and the Miami Heat found a way to beat the Indiana Pacers 103-102 in a wild Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night.
Japanese man, 80, oldest to reach Everest top
An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer on Thursday became the oldest person to reach the top of Mount Everest -- although his record may last only a few days. An 81-year-old Nepalese man, who held the previous record, plans his own ascent next week.
Source: Carmelo has small tear in shoulder
New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony suffered a small left shoulder tear late in the regular season that was revealed during an MRI on Wednesday, a league source confirmed.
Yanks' Kuroda hit in calf with liner, later leaves
The New York Yankees suffered yet another injury on Wednesday night when Hiroki Kuroda was forced out of his start against the Baltimore Orioles due to a bruised right calf.
Jarrett, Maurice Petty enter NASCAR HOF
NASCAR honored a pair of its most famous and successful families with inductions into the Hall of Fame on Wednesday.
Canucks fire coach Vigneault after 7 seasons
The Vancouver Canucks have fired coach Alain Vigneault on Wednesday.
Nats' closer calls out Harper's OF positioning
Washington Nationals closer Rafael Soriano questioned Bryce Harper's defensive positioning on Tuesday, claiming that the star right fielder should have been in a better position to make a game-saving catch against the San Francisco Giants.