ANAHEIM (AP) - Logan Morrison hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning that broke a scoreless tie, and the Seattle Mariners boosted their wild-card hopes with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night.
CHICAGO (AP) - Dee Gordon and pinch-hitter Andre Ethier hit RBI doubles in Los Angeles' five-run seventh inning, and the Dodgers rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 8-4 on Thursday night and extend their lead in the NL West.
ANAHEIM (AP) - The Los Angeles Angels clinched their first American League West Division crown since 2009 with a 5-0 win over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday.
DENVER (AP) - Clayton Kershaw and a few of his teammates gathered on the couch, eyes glued to the flat-screen TV. They were rooting on Arizona against rival San Francisco.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Mike Zunino's two-run double keyed a four-run fifth inning and the Seattle Mariners climbed within a game of the second AL wild-card spot by routing the Los Angeles Angels 13-2 on Tuesday night.
DENVER (AP) - The runs have been scarce lately for the Colorado Rockies. They made up for it in a big way to stop the surging Los Angeles Dodgers.
ANAHEIM (AP) - The Los Angeles Angels became the first team in the major leagues to clinch a playoff spot on Monday night, with Matt Shoemaker pitching five-hit ball into the eighth inning of an 8-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners.
DENVER (AP) - Matt Kemp helped fire up the offense with his first-inning homer. He also got fired up over something Los Angeles Dodgers teammate Yasiel Puig either said or did.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner pitched himself into the San Francisco record book, took a share of the major league lead for wins and, most important to the soft-spoken southpaw, moved his team one step closer in an NL West race that could go down to the wire.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Star Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted in Texas on a charge of child abuse after using a branch to spank his son, and was swiftly benched by the team on Friday for this weekend's game against New England.
MIAMI (AP) - A South Florida businessman pleaded not guilty Thursday following his arrest for his alleged role in a human smuggling venture that brought Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig out of Cuba.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - When Garrett Richards went on the disabled list last month, the big question was who would replace him in the Los Angeles Angels rotation.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dan Haren got honest with himself last season with Washington. He wasn't throwing in the mid-90 mph range anymore and realized he needed a new identity.
The Lancaster JetHawks, the Houston Astros High-A affiliate, will start the California League Championship Series tonight in Visalia at 7 p.m.
DETROIT (AP) - James Shields was acquired two offseasons ago to pitch in games like this for Kansas City.
MONTREAL (AP) - Matt Beleskey scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period to lead the Anaheim Ducks to a 2-1 victory over Montreal on Thursday night in a game the Canadiens lost top scorer Max Pacioretty to an injury.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jake Muzzin scored the tiebreaking power-play goal with 11:02 to play, Marian Gaborik had two goals and two assists, and the Los Angeles Kings rallied from an early three-goal deficit for a 6-4 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin had 31 points and 16 rebounds, DeAndre Jordan added 23 rebounds and 15 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Indiana Pacers 102-100 on Wednesday night.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The San Diego Chargers will be staying at Qualcomm Stadium for at least another year.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis Blues coach Ken Hitchcock has noticed something about Vladimir Tarasenko in the young Russian forward's first few NHL seasons.
TORONTO (AP) - Jonathan Bernier extended one streak Tuesday night while halting another.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin scored 18 points, DeAndre Jordan had 16 points and 15 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers breezed to a 113-99 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Monday night.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Rodney Stuckey had a points and rebounds double-double just twice in the last seven seasons - the last one coming almost two years ago.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Dez Bryant went nose-to-nose with Malcolm Jenkins in warmups and torched Bradley Fletcher three times during the game
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Kobe Bryant passed Michael Jordan for third place on the NBA scoring list and had 10 points in the final five minutes to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 100-94 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Kobe Bryant has reached rarefied air.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Andy Reid preached all week for the Kansas City Chiefs to rediscover their identity. Find the swagger that had gone missing during a three-game losing streak that put their playoff hopes in peril.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Tom Brady was upset that his New England Patriots hardly looked like a division champion in the first half.
SEATTLE (AP) - Doug Baldwin was caught. Not in the sense of getting tackled, but caught being an observer.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Kobe Bryant didn't catch Michael Jordan, though he got a victory thanks to Nick Young.