Elena Delle Donne of the Chicago Sky and the Phoenix Mercury's Diana Taurasi have been chosen as the WNBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played from June 24-30.
The Washington Nationals failed to solve Jose Fernandez in Friday's series opener with Miami. The playoff-hopeful Nats now get their crack at Nathan Eovaldi, a right-hander who is coming off his best outing of the season.
An AIDS organization sued Pfizer Inc. on Monday over ads the group says encourage use of Viagra as a party drug. The nonprofit group said such recreational use furthers the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.
Six head coaches, several general managers and a Hall of Fame passer turned front-office executive joined scouts from every NFL team to watch former Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert as he worked out with a chance to be the No. 1 selection in April's draft.
The Food and Drug Administration warned doctors Thursday about reports of suicidal thinking in some children and adolescents who are taking Strattera, a drug used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
The Senate, in a high-stakes showdown over national security, voted late Friday to temporarily give President Bush expanded authority to eavesdrop on suspected foreign terrorists without court warrants. The House, meanwhile, rejected a Democratic version of the bill.