Rosetta orbits comet
After a 10-year chase taking it billions of miles across the solar system, the Rosetta spacecraft made history Wednesday as it became the first probe to rendezvous with a comet on its journey around the sun.
Woman wins math's highest honor
For the first time in history, a woman has received the highest honor in mathematics, often nicknamed the Nobel Prize of mathematics.
Do cops have 'power problem'?
Black residents of Ferguson say there's been friction for years with the overwhelmingly white police department. White residents also say police are heavy-handed.
Online fury erupts over column
In a single column, a veteran police officer has catapulted himself into the national debate over the death of unarmed teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
Who's in charge in Ferguson?
As tensions in Ferguson, Missouri, have bubbled, one official after another has taken the lead, grappling to figure out how to stop it from coming to a boil.
Support grows for officer
While the nation is watching and hearing the angry protests in support of black shooting victim Michael Brown, a different kind of support is being voiced for the white police officer who fatally shot the unarmed teenager.
Manziel extends middle finger to Redskins
Browns quarterabck Johnny Manziel extended his middle finger toward the Washington Redskins bench after a third-quarter incompletion during Monday night's preseason game.
Coach K: Rose 'great' in return for U.S. win
Playing more the role of distributor, Derrick Rose returned to the court Friday night and provided a lift off the bench to help the United States beat Puerto Rico 112-86 in an exhibition game at Madison Square Garden.
A's strike first vs. division-leading Angels
Sonny Gray ended a monthlong losing streak, pitching into the ninth inning and leading the Oakland Athletics over the Los Angeles Angels 5-3 on Friday night in a matchup of AL West rivals.
Sources: Suns make late Love-Bledsoe offer
With just hours to go before a planned megadeal the would send Kevin Love to Cleveland, the Suns reached out to the Timberwolves to ask once more about the possibility of acquiring Love in a sign-and-trade for Eric Bledsoe, sources told ESPN.com.
Source: Surgery to end Machado's season
Orioles third baseman Manny Machado, who would have been eligible to return from the disabled list on Wednesday, is instead expected to have knee surgery within the week and likely will miss the rest of the season, a source confirmed to ESPN.com
Source: Red Sox get Castillo on 7-year deal
The Boston Red Sox landed the services of Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo, agreeing to a seven-year, $72.5 million contract, a team source told ESPNBoston.com's Gordon Edes on Friday.
Man pleads guilty in Cuban player smuggling
A man accused of masterminding a human trafficking ring pleaded guilty Friday to U.S. extortion charges involving the smuggling of more than 1,000 Cubans, including baseball players such as Texas Rangers outfielder Leonys Martin.
Browns coach: Two-QB system 'on the table'
The Cleveland Browns seem to have a backup plan in place for quarterback Johnny Manziel as coach Mike Pettine hinted that the team is exploring ways to get him on the field and that a two-quarterback system "is on the table."
NFL docks Saints' Graham $30K for dunks
New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham was fined $30,000 on Friday for twice dunking over the goalpost during a preseason game against the Tennessee Titans, it was announced.