KANSAS CITY - The Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 9-8 in a thrilling, 12-inning do-or-die Wild Card playoff on Tuesday to eke out a victory in their first postseason game for 29 years.
LONDON - Swiss racer Simona De Silvestro's hopes of becoming the first woman since 1976 to race in Formula One have suffered a setback with the Sauber team ending a testing deal due to her lack of funds.
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WASHINGTON - The Federal Communications Commission is considering whether to punish broadcasters for using the moniker of the Washington NFL team, the Redskins, a word many consider a slur to Native Americans, the agency's chairman indicated on Tuesday.
(The Sports Xchange) - Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant practiced Tuesday for the first time since his knee injury 10 months ago and said he felt good afterward.
(The Sports Xchange) - The sale of a minority stake in the New York Islanders to Scott Malkin and Jonathan Ledecky from Charles Wang was unanimously approved at the National Hockey League's Board of Governors meetings Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES - As the dust settles over yet another Ryder Cup defeat for the United States, PGA of America president Ted Bishop says he would like to see a more "systematic approach" in selecting the U.S. captain for 2016.
(The Sports Xchange) - Right-hander Max Scherzer will be the Game 1 starter for the Detroit Tigers in their American League Division Series against the Baltimore Orioles, the team announced Tuesday.
(The Sports Xchange) - The Oakland Raiders announced Tuesday that Tony Sparano will take over as the team's interim head coach.
WASHINGTON - American swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, was arrested for drunken driving early on Tuesday after speeding and then crossing the double-lane lines inside a Baltimore tunnel, police said. | Video
FALL RIVER Mass. - Authorities lawfully seized the cell phone of ex-National Football League star Aaron Hernandez days before he was arrested and charged with murdering a man hear his Massachusetts home, a prosecutor testified on Tuesday.
Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.