National League wildcard game: San Francisco has enjoyed postseason success by winning both the 2010 and 2012 World Series. After a long drought, Pittsburgh is back in the playoffs for the second consecutive year.
Ryder Cup 2014: Europe's team has lots of experience in international competition. The Americans, without Tiger Woods, aren't expected to win. But can their veteran captain, Tom Watson, help close the gap?
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been banned from his team in connection with child abuse charges for extreme corporal punishment. But, within limits, the practice is legal in all 50 states.
Under mounting public pressure, the Carolina Panthers on Sunday deactivated Greg Hardy, who has been convicted of domestic violence. Adrian Peterson had already been deactivated after being arrested for reckless or negligent injury to a child.