The game had been over for hours. Kauffman Stadium had gone dark. The roars of a sold-out crowd, which had rooted the Kansas City Royals to a sweep of the mighty Los Angeles Angels, had drifted away into the cool night air.
The New York Jets announced Saturday they have acquired wide receiver Percy Harvin from the Seattle Seahawks for a conditional draft pick.
Travis Ishikawa hit the first homer to end an NL Championship Series, a three-run shot that sent the San Francisco Giants to the World Series with a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 5 on Thursday night.
Tom Brady threw three touchdown passes to lead the New England Patriots to a 27-25 victory over the New York Jets that came down to the last play.
Buster Posey and the Giants already know how to win in October — even without all this help from the St. Louis Cardinals.
The Baltimore Orioles filed slowly back to the visiting clubhouse Wednesday night, the mood somber. Their season had ended abruptly at the hands of the Kansas City Royals, yet there wasn't a feeling of anger or disappointment.
Vontaze Burfict's ankle-twisting return to the field has added to his reputation for crossing the line and put him in line to get fined again.
An hour had passed since Mike Nugent's kick sailed wide right, and Cam Newton still had trouble finding the right words to describe the finish.
Kevin Durant, the NBA's leading scorer of this decade and the reigning MVP, will likely miss the first six to eight weeks of the season after fracturing a bone in his right foot.
Madison Bumgarner once again put the San Francisco Giants on the road to a playoff victory.
Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and the Giants combined just enough hitting with a couple of defensive flubs by St. Louis to beat the Cardinals 3-0 Saturday night in the NL Championship Series opener.