Tensions Subsiding as National Guard Ordered to Leave Ferguson
The streets of Ferguson were mostly peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions were subsiding in the St. Louis suburb where unrest had erupted after a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.
Clayton Kershaw K's 10 in 8 dominant innings as Dodgers edge Pads
Clayton Kershaw scattered three hits over eight innings while outdueling Tyson Ross, Justin Turner hit a two-run homer and the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 Thursday night.
Eagles' LeSean McCoy: Thumb hurts
Eagles All-Pro running back LeSean McCoy left Thursday night's 31-21 preseason win in the first quarter with a right thumb injury.
Bell, Blount play, then apologize
Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount apologized Thursday night but said nothing about the citations each will receive for marijuana possession.
Thaddeus Young likely to Wolves
The Minnesota Timberwolves expect to land Philadelphia's Thaddeus Young in addition to No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins when they complete their long anticipated trade to send Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers this weekend, according sources.
Chicago, Japan advance at LLWS
Joshua Houston hit a clutch two-run single, reliever Cameron Bufford pitched a tense scoreless sixth inning and Jackie Robinson West Little League held off gritty Philadelphia 6-5 in a matchup of inner-city teams at the Little League World Series.
Nationals win 10th straight game after Diamondbacks' error
Denard Span scored from second on third baseman Jordan Pacheco's throwing error in the ninth inning, and the Washington Nationals stretched their winning streak to 10 games with a 1-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday.
Scioscia: 'Not able to replace that'
Los Angeles Angels pitcher Garrett Richards will be out 6-9 months after suffering a torn left patellar tendon, according to media reports.
Supt. Hite nixes plan to change school transit pass policy
Philadelphia School Superintendent Dr. William Hite is now backing off a somewhat controversial plan to save money.
Police: Suspects stalk, rob senior citizens at Philly-area banks
Police are trying to track down the trio of suspects who they say have been stalking out senior citizens at banks throughout Philadelphia then attacking and robbing them.
Foles, offense sharp as Eagles beat Steelers 31-21
Nick Foles threw for 179 yards and a touchdown to lead the Philadelphia Eagles to a 31-21 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday night.
AccuWeather: Spotty Storms Tonight.
Meteorologist Cecily Tynan is tracking some slow moving downpours on the way.