NEW YORK - New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady returned to court on Monday, just days before a federal judge was expected to rule on whether to uphold the football superstar's four-game "Deflategate" suspension.
- Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta threw his first career no-hitter, finishing off the milestone in grand style by striking out the Los Angeles Dodgers in order in the ninth inning for a 2-0 win on Sunday.
(The Sports Xchange) - Oakland's Pat Venditte took a piece of history away from his first Major League victory Sunday.
(The Sports Xchange) - Russell Martin has been on postseason teams before but the Toronto Blue Jays catcher said after a 9-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday that this team might be on the way to doing something really big.
NEW YORK - Serena Williams is on the brink of the grandest achievement in tennis, the single season Grand Slam, and even the leading men at the U.S. Open championships starting on Monday are cheering her on.
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- Bradley Wright-Phillips scored two and made the other as New York Red Bulls beat DC United 3-0 on Sunday to close the gap on the stuttering Eastern Conference leaders to two points with three games in hand.
(The Sports Xchange) - Lance Lynn went through the pain barrier to beat the Giants in a regular-season game for the first time on Saturday, shutting out San Francisco on six hits before spraining his right ankle in the eighth inning of a 6-0 victory for the St Louis Cardinals.
(The Sports Xchange) - A clear plastic bag filled with hats sat near the locker of Edwin Encarnacion in the Toronto Blue Jays clubhouse after their 15-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday.
NEW YORK - Maria Sharapova, winner of five grand slam events, has pulled out of the U.S. Open tennis championships due to a leg injury, the Russian said on Sunday.
NEW YORK - Roger Federer and Andy Murray, two of the hottest players on the U.S. hardcourts during the run-up to the U.S. Open, face difficult tests right from the start at the season's final grand slam starting on Monday.
Summer 2015 is drawing to an end, but Bloomberg notes that Donald Trump appears to be more than a seasonal fling.