PITTSBURGH — Starling Marte was 3-for-5 with one of three Pittsburgh homers and Chad Kuhl didn’t let a long rain delay bother him Saturday as the Pirates broke a six-game losing streak with a 6-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals at PNC Park.
DETROIT — Two of the four umpires working Saturday’s Los Angeles-Detroit Major League Baseball game wore white wristbands in support of the umpire association’s stand against what it feels is increasing verbal abuse of its members.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Titans had a big lead, lost it and then got it back in a 34-27 preseason victory over the Carolina Panthers on Saturday afternoon.
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Keeping calm was best for Henrik Stenson during the third round of the Wyndham Championship.
Two prominent organizations showed support for quarterback Colin Kaepernick and his inability to catch on with an NFL team.
CHICAGO — Javier Baez drove in the go-ahead run with a two-out single in the sixth inning and the Chicago Cubs hung on for a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday afternoon.
OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Just as former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Zachary Orr officially stepped away from the NFL, another door has apparently opened.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning will make his 2017 preseason debut Monday night in Cleveland.
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, as expected, was not playing in Saturday afternoon’s preseason game against the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium.
Newly acquired outfielder Curtis Granderson was activated by the Los Angeles Dodgers and was in the starting lineup for Saturday afternoon’s game against the Detroit Tigers.
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service
The Kansas City Royals placed right-handed pitcher Neftali Feliz on the disabled list on Saturday because of right ulnar nerve palsy.
NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith in harsh terms said NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s explanation of how the league’s personal conduct policy was overhauled was a falsehood.
Team USA and Team Europe each won two of four foursome matches on Day 2 of the 15th Solheim Cup on Saturday morning at Des Moines Country Club in West Des Moines, Iowa, allowing the Americans to carry a 7 1/2-4 1/2 points lead into the afternoon session.
Seattle Seahawks kicker Blair Walsh said his gestures toward the Minnesota Vikings’ sideline in a preseason game Friday night were in response to his ex-teammates taunting him.
A Missouri school district said they censored lighthearted yearbook quotes by a pair of gay students because they could have “offended” other students.
With millions expected to travel into the “path of totality” for Monday’s eclipse, the U.S. Department of Transportation said traffic accidents are likely.
A civilian research vessel located the wreckage of the USS Indianapolis, a cruiser sunk by the Japanese in the waning days of World War II, the Navy said.
The Miami Dolphins have signed linebacker Rey Maualuga, according to sources.
A retired leader of the United Auto Workers was the fourth person charged in a widening corruption probe involving the union and executives at Fiat Chrysler.