TV personality Kim Kardashian turns 38 and former White House communications director Hope Hicks turns 30, among the famous birthdays for Oct. 21.
On Oct. 21, 1966, an avalanche of coal slag cascaded down a Welsh mountainside, burying a school and killing 148 people, mostly young students.
Purdue easily raced past Ohio State to shake up the College Football Playoff picture.
Yasiel Puig broke open a tight game with a three-run homer in sixth inning and it proved to be all the Los Angeles Dodgers needed to return to the World Series.
Two games into the second post-LeBron James era, a trend is developing for the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Houston Texans safety Andre Hal was activated Saturday off the reserve/non-football illness list, making him eligible to play Sunday against Jacksonville.
Seattle Seahawks linebacker Mychal Kendricks, on indefinite suspension because of his guilty plea to federal insider trading charges, has a meeting scheduled next week with the NFL office, according to NBC Sports reporter Mike Florio.
The Los Angeles Chargers downgraded Saturday the injury status of running back Melvin Gordon to questionable with a hamstring injury ahead of Sunday’s game against the Tennessee Titans in London.
Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict was not suspended for two unnecessary roughness calls last week against the Pittsburgh Steelers, but the embattled veteran was fined $112,000 by the NFL on Saturday.
New York Knicks rookie Kevin Knox sprained his ankle while playing against the Boston Celtics on Saturday at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski did not accompany the team Saturday on its trip to Chicago for Sunday’s game against the Bears because of a back injury, according to multiple reports.
The Jacksonville Jaguars placed newly acquired running back Carlos Hyde on the 53-man roster, the team announced Saturday.
Derrick Jones Jr. elevated for a gigantic slam dunk for the Miami Heat against the Charlotte Hornets on Saturday at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami.
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi will miss three weeks of action after breaking his arm during a win against Sevilla on Saturday at Camp Nou.
Mohamed Salah scored the only goal in Liverpool’s 1-0 win against Huddersfield on Saturday at Kirklees Stadium in Huddersfield, England.
A 9-year-old Texas girl at the center of a three-week court battle with a Fort Worth hospital over whether she would be taken off a ventilator has died.
President Donald Trump Saturday said the United States will pull out of a decades-long nuclear deal signed between Washington and Moscow during the Cold War.
The man who shot and killed three people inside a Denver-area Walmart last year received three life sentences, the result of a plea deal to avoid execution.
The Halloween classic “Hocus Pocus” was released 25 years ago in July. Freeform is airing a 25th anniversary special with interviews of the cast on October 20, 2018.
About 700,000 protesters seeking a referendum on the final Brexit deal rallied in London Saturday, in the biggest march in the capital city since 2003.