Jeff Baker hit a two-out RBI single to cap a four-run rally in the ninth inning by the Miami Marlins, who extended their winning streak to five games by beating the Washington Nationals 7-6.
The Nationals' lead in the NL East was trimmed to one-half game over Atlanta, which defeated San Diego earlier in the day 2-0. The Braves open a series at the Dodgers Tuesday.
Miami trailed 6-1 in the seventh. Washington's Rafael Soriano (2-1), who earned his 200th career save Sunday, took the mound in the ninth with a 6-3 lead and blew a save for the fourth time this season.
The Marlins were coming off best seven-game trip in franchise history, a six-victory swing that put them back into the playoff picture, but it took them a while to get going in their home park.
Adeiny Hechavarria ended an 11-pitch at-bat with an RBI triple to tie the game
Jordan Zimmermann allowed two runs in seven innings and was in line for his first victory this month until Miami's comeback.
Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
LeBron James, soon to be wearing 23 again, will be in a show Aug. 8 and fans have snapped up tickets.
The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they're apparently making Byron Scott wait a few more days.
If Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington is picked to host the 2024 Olympics, the U.S. Olympic Committee will pay the price for winning.
he Panthers are breathing a sigh of relief over rookie wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin.
Frank Thomas, Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux, Joe Torre and Tony La Russa were inducted into the baseball shrine Sunday, and all paid special tribute to their families before an adoring crowd of nearly 50,000.
Jeff Gordon won on the 20th anniversary celebration of the inaugural Brickyard 400 and on "Jeff Gordon Day" as declared by the mayor of Indianapolis.
Bernhard Langer won his second Senior British Open championship on Sunday by a record 13 strokes.
Vincenzo Nibali became the first Italian to win cycling's greatest race since Marco Pantani in 1998.
Ben Kotwica says the parallels drawn between war and football get a little bit exacerbated.