Yankees' Pineda banned 10 games by MLB
New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda has been suspended 10 games by Major League Baseball "for possessing a foreign substance on his person" in Wednesday night's game against the Boston Red Sox.
49ers' Smith won't face felony in airport case
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office has referred Aldon Smith's airport arrest earlier this month to the Los Angeles city attorney's office for misdemeanor consideration.
Bobcats' McRoberts fined $20K for LeBron hit
Charlotte Bobcats forward Josh McRoberts was fined $20,000 by the NBA on Thursday for making excessive contact with his foul on LeBron James late in the Miami Heat's victory in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series.
Tommy John stunned by surgery 'epidemic'
Former major league pitcher Tommy John says it's "unreal" that so many pitchers need elbow surgery 40 years after he was the first to undergo the procedure that now bears his name.
Kosar: Concussions cost me broadcasting job
Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar believes he has been removed as a TV commentator for Cleveland's preseason games because of slurred speech he attributes to concussions sustained in the NFL.
Suspended Cooke apologizes for Barrie hit
Suspended winger Matt Cooke of the Minnesota Wild apologized Thursday for the knee-to-knee hit that injured Colorado's Tyson Barrie during their first-round playoff series.
Reds' Chapman faces hitters, is 'electrifying'
Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman, who has been on the DL since being struck in the head by a line drive on March 19, faced live hitters for the first time since the incident on Wednesday.