Actor Bill Murray was sobbing in the stands as the luckless Chicago Cubs qualified for the World Series on Saturday.
The Chicago Cubs have booked a spot in the World Series, giving them a chance to end the longest title drought in major Nth American pro sports - 108 years.
The Adelaide Lightning have slumped to their fifth loss from as many games in the WNBL but coach Chris Lucas says the team isn't focused on results.
Cleveland star Kyrie Irving says he will give his NBA championship ring to his father before the Cavs' season opener next week.
Hawaii's John John Florence is close to claiming a maiden world surfing title after reaching the quarter-finals in Portugal.
Australian Olympians Mitch Larkin and Kyle Chalmers have rounded out the FINA World Cup event in Singapore with impressive victories.
The Bullets have snapped a two-game losing run with a tense six-point NBL win over New Zealand Breakers in Brisbane.
Lord Sebastian Coe has backed any potential Australian bid to host another Olympics and indicated Athletics Australia should go for a world championships.
Former Los Angeles Lakers NBA point guard Steve Blake has joined the Sydney Kings as a replacement import in the NBL.
Known as a defender, Kevin White top scored for the Illawarra Hawks against the Perth Wildcats on Friday night being more aggressive.
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr has been fined $US24,000 by the NFL for taking off his helmet during a touchdown celebration against Baltimore.
Cairns Taipans coach Aaron Fearne says his side's difficult schedule of on the road fixtures isn't an ideal way to start the NBL season.
Jordan Lewis' departure from Hawthorn leads the best of this week's quotes, bitches and tweets.