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Aiming for a sweep, the Los Angeles Dodgers settled for a series win.
Craig Kimbrel couldn't get away with walking two batters in the ninth inning, and the result was a rare home series loss for the Braves.
Adrian Beltre homered twice and the Texas Rangers used a four-run seventh inning to beat the Seattle Mariners 5-4 on Thursday night.
Donovan Solano delivered a pinch-hit, go-ahead single off Braves closer Craig Kimbrel in the ninth inning, and the Miami Marlins beat Atlanta 4-3 on Thursday night.
Travis Wood has allowed more than three runs in a game once all season and has recorded quality starts in 16 of his 17 starts. Yet the Chicago Cubs' right-hander has not won since May 30 despite being among the NL ERA leaders.
As the losses keep piling up, the Houston Astros are often left to search for positives.
Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux agreed to an eight-year extension worth over $64 million Thursday, according to a person familiar with the negotiations.
New Orleans, Portland and Sacramento have agreed to a three-team trade sending guard Tyreke Evans to the Pelicans, center Robin Lopez to the Trail Blazers and guard Greivis Vasquez to the Kings, people familiar with the deal said.
Zach Britton stayed in the game after developing a leg cramp. He kept right on going through another difficult sixth inning.
Five-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson is reshaping his views about restarts.
Gerrit Cole's frustration of no longer being perfect was still evident nearly a half-hour after the game ended.
Count Dale Earnhardt Jr. among those in favor of seeing his late father's No. 3 back on track in the Sprint Cup Series.
Derek Norris scored on a passed ball with two outs in the seventh inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago Cubs 1-0 on Thursday.
After a stretch in which they won 12 of 16 games to pull into the NL West race, the San Diego Padres have hit a rough stretch.
Terry Francona felt a bit powerless standing in the Cleveland dugout on Thursday.
Thirty-one cars, including 16 in the Sprint Cup Series, failed inspection before Thursday's practices at Daytona International Speedway.
There's been a "For Sale" sign outside of Phoenix Racing for some time now and there seems to be several interested buyers.
Daytona International Speedway just completed one project and is about to start another.
If all goes according to Dennis Molfese's plan, the day is coming when a football player who takes a hit to the head will come to the sideline, take off his helmet and slip on an electrode-covered mesh cap.
Ryan Briscoe is set to skip IndyCar Series qualifying Saturday to race in an American Le Mans Series race at Lime Rock.
Bobby Labonte has spent his weekends at the race track for 22 consecutive years, a stretch so long he doesn't even know what normal people do with their free time.
Danny Briere is unlikely to hear any more boos at the Bell Centre.
Five things to know as the Tour de France enters its eighth stage on Saturday:
Tony Kanaan holds IndyCar's version of the golden ticket.
Tyler Seguin is headed to the Dallas Stars in a trade less than a week after Boston's general manager criticized the former No. 2 overall pick as needing to be a "better pro."