Highlighting some of the players to consider starting, and those to avoid, in Week 3 of the N.F.L.
Williams, 50, had expressed a desire to scale back the number of weeks he spent on the road, a plan that did not appeal to Scott.
The Orioles won their first division crown since 1997, using home runs by Steve Pearce and Jimmy Paredes to beat the Blue Jays.
Sponsors and fans express shock at domestic-abuse accusations involving players but thrill to the collisions on the field, which leave players with lasting damage.
Juan Antonio Orenga has stepped down as Spain’s basketball coach after last week’s surprise loss to France in the quarterfinals of the World Cup, the national federation said.
After five years, Champions League drama returned to Anfield as Liverpool beat Ludogorets of Bulgaria, 2-1, with Steven Gerrard scoring on a penalty kick.
Olympiakos Piraeus secured a surprise victory over last year’s Champions League runner-up, Atletico Madrid, while starting its Group A campaign.
Short passes have helped increase completion percentages and decrease yards per completion, but in Houston, Cincinnati and Philadelphia, receivers are making things happen after the catch.
Senator Cory Booker, Democrat of New Jersey, has introduced the bill, which would disallow leagues, most notably the N.F.L., from claiming status as tax-exempt nonprofits.
The former FIFA official Jerome Champagne formally announced that he would stand against the incumbent, Sepp Blatter, in next year’s election for president.
After years of feuding over drug-testing protocols, the N.F.L.
Minnesota ceded to pressure and said the star running back could not play while he deals with his arrest for beating his 4-year-old son.
The National League batting title may fall this season to the Pirates’ Josh Harrison, who had a .317 average through Monday and is known more for versatility than prowess with a bat.
Carlos Tevez scored his first Champions League goals in more than five years to give Juventus a 2-0 win over Malmo in Group A.
Real Madrid, the defending Champions League winner, chased away some of its early-season blues with a victory over Basel in Group B.
While it is unfortunate for star players to be hurt, injuries create opportunities that fantasy owners can capitalize on.
N.F.L. coaches who went for it on fourth down were rewarded, but as usual, many others were too conservative.
Rihanna criticized CBS on Twitter after the network, whose pregame show focused on the Ray Rice story, pulled her song from “Thursday Night Football.”
Originally hired by the team in 1989, Mark Newman, now the Yankees’ senior vice president for baseball operations, plans to spend more time with his family.
Florida State’s star quarterback, the reigning Heisman Trophy winner, was penalized after shouting a vulgar comment on campus.
After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course and placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner's permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges in Texas.
Just hours after Commissioner Bud Selig said he was impressed with the manner in which the Mets were rebuilding, the team got two home runs and six runs batted in from Wilmer Flores.
The Braves stunned Atlanta in November by announcing they would pull up stakes downtown, their home since migrating from Milwaukee in 1966, and move to Cobb County.
Borussia Dortmund beat Arsenal, 2-0, to launch its Champions League Group D campaign with a dominant performance.
A grand jury will determine if Stewart, a former Nascar champion, will be charged in the death of Kevin Ward Jr., who was killed when he was struck by Stewart’s racecar in August.
Someone mysteriously changed the Mets’ 53-year-old logo on the team’s social media accounts for a few days, replacing the United Nations headquarters with the Citigroup Center.
Prado, a versatile fielder who batted .316 since he was acquired on July 31, had an emergency appendectomy on Tuesday, ending his season with 13 games remaining.
Gus Johnson, best known for his calls of college basketball and the N.F.L., said he was stepping down as Fox’s lead soccer announcer.