Defensive lineman Ray McDonald was released by the San Francisco 49ers amid an investigation by San Jose police into McDonald on suspicion of sexual assault.
The Boston Red Sox acquired Anthony Varvaro from the Atlanta Braves for Aaron Kurcz in a swap of right-handed pitchers.
Fred Claire can see the day when Major League Baseball teams open academies for prospects in Cuba.
GENEVA - The American lawyer who led the investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bid process resigned from the FIFA ethics committee on Wednesday in protest over the handling of his findings.
Elana Meyers Taylor, of the U.S., and Katharin Humphries, of Canada, will make history at Calgary, Alberta, on Saturday, when they compete against men on bobsledding's top circuit, the World Cup tour.
South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier said he expects running back Mike Davis to make himself eligible for the NFL Draft after the Gamecocks face Miami in the Independence Bowl on Dec. 27.
DOVER, Del. - NASCAR driver Kurt Busch had his turn on the witness stand Wednesday and testified that he repeatedly told his ex-girlfriend to leave his motorhome the night she claims he assaulted her.
HAMPTON, Va. - Tiffany Mitchell made six 3-pointers and scored 20 points, and No. 1 South Carolina beat Hampton 69-49 on Wednesday night.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Reserve Isaiah Thomas scored 23 points, Goran Dragic had 20 and the Phoenix Suns snapped a six-game losing streak with a 111-106 victory over the struggling Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday night.
Former USC Aiken men’s standout Alvin Brown will begin his international career in Mongolia with the Erdene Drilling Rigs of the National Super League.