At least three people were stabbed outside the Denver Broncos' stadium on Thursday night. Police have suspects in custody. (Dec. 13)
Major League Baseball's rules committee voted this week to prohibit runners from plowing into catchers. The rule will take effect next season if the players' association agrees, and in 2015 if the union doesn't. (Dec. 12)
Kirk Cousins will start for the Washington Redskins on Sunday _ and Robert Griffin III will be the No. 3 quarterback behind Rex Grossman. Head Coach Mike Shanahan says the decision was made to keep 'RG3' healthy. (Dec. 11)
Huge crowds are arriving at South Africa's FNB Stadium for former President Nelson Mandela's memorial. Up to 100,000 are expected to attend the event. (Dec. 10)
Retired managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox have been unanimously elected to the baseball Hall of Fame by the expansion era committee. (Dec. 9)
A new maraca-like noisemaker, called a "caxirola," is replacing the controversial vuvuzela as the official instrument of next year's World Cup in Brazil. Researchers say the new instrument will be less disruptive and annoying. (Dec. 6)
The United States will play Ghana, Portugal and Germany in a difficult first-round group at next year's World Cup in Brazil. Despite the tough draw, U.S. soccer fans in Washington remained optimistic about their team's chances. (Dec. 6) ...
Police have cited Bucks center Larry Sanders for disorderly conduct and assault and battery in a fight last month at a downtown Milwaukee nightclub. (Dec. 6)
Florida State quarterback and Heisman hopeful Jameis Winston will not face any charges in a sexual assault case, mostly because there were too many gaps in his accuser's story, a prosecutor said Thursday. State Attorney Willie Meggs said the woman's memory lapses about the events last December were problematic and ...