- Len, Morris lead Suns to 101-85 preseason win over Jazz
Daily Oklahoman, Saturday - 10/10/2015 - 01:02 AM
Center Alex Len scored 14 of his team-high 21 points in the first half and Markieff Morris added 18 points in 16 minutes, leading the Phoenix Suns to a 101-85 win over the Utah Jazz Friday night. Gordon Hayward led Utah with 24 points, including four 3-pointers in a team-high 32 minutes. Utah led 47-45 at halftime.
- LEADING OFF: Garcia up for Cards, Syndergaard on the road
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Saturday - 10/10/2015 - 01:02 AM
A look at what's happening around the major leagues Saturday:
- American rally keeps their slim lead in Presidents Cup
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Saturday - 10/10/2015 - 12:06 AM
Jordan Spieth made 7-foot putts on the last two holes to complete the biggest comeback of the week and allow the Americans to escape with a split of foursomes match…
- Abdelkader has hat trick, Red Wings beat Leafs, Babcock 4-0
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 11:17 PM
Justin Abdelkader had a hat trick and Dylan Larkin scored in his NHL debut, helping the Detroit Red Wings beat the Mike Babcock-led Toronto Maple Leafs 4-0 on Friday night. Jimmy Howard stopped 21 shots for his 21st career shutout for the Red Wings, who won their season-opening game and dropped Toronto to 0-2 with its $50 million coach. The Maple Leafs lured Babcock away from Detroit with an eight-year contract that more than doubled what any other coach is making is making per season in the league. Abdelkader scored on Detroit's first shot, making the most of a power play 1:15 into the game.
- Former UCLA, NBA player Dave Meyers dies at 62
USA Today, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 11:16 PM
Dave Meyers, 2-time NCAA champion at UCLA and former NBA player, dies at 62
- Jets spoil Hynes' debut as Devils coach, beat New Jersey 3-1
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 10:49 PM
Andrew Ladd and Blake Wheeler each had a goal and an assist in a big second period and the Winnipeg Jets beat the New Jersey Devils 3-1 on Friday night to spoil John Hynes' NHL coaching debut. Mathieu Perreault had two assists in the three-goal second period and Michael Hutchinson made 20 saves to help the Jets won for the second time in two nights. Mark Scheifele ignited the Winnipeg outburst with his second goal of the season.
- Jazz producer Larry Rosen, co-founder of GRP label, dies
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 10:40 PM
Larry Rosen, one of the most influential and tech-savvy modern jazz producers who co-founded GRP Records with pianist Dave Grusin, died Friday, his publicist said. He was 75.
- Shia LaBeouf charged with public intoxication in Texas
Associated Press, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 10:38 PM
Actor Shia LaBeouf has been arrested and charged with public intoxication after an incident in Austin, Texas.
- Queen Latifah, Smokey Robinson to help Obamas celebrate arts
Business Insider, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 10:23 PM
Queen Latifah, Smokey Robinson and Trombone Shorty are among the performing artists who will help celebrate the arts at the White House on Wednesday. They will be joined by Usher, James Taylor, Audra McDonald and others for a PBS special hosted by President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle. The event will mark the 50th anniversary of legislation that created the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
- Moore Hits Winner to Lift Lynx Over Fever 80-77
NY Times, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 10:18 PM
Maya Moore made a 3-pointer at the buzzer from the top of the key to give the Minnesota Lynx an 80-77 victory over the Indiana Fever on Friday night in Game 3 of the WNBA Finals.
- USA, Mexico resume soccer rivalry in a Rose Bowl showdown
Miami Herald, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 10:03 PM
Jurgen Klinsmann realizes the Rose Bowl might feel like enemy turf when his U. S. men's soccer team takes the fabled field Saturday night. …
- SMU will not appeal Larry Brown suspension or postseason ban
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 09:56 PM
SMU will not appeal the NCAA postseason ban on the men's basketball team or the nine-game suspension for coach Larry Brown. School President Gerald Turner revealed the decision in a letter Friday posted for the SMU community. The NCAA said last week that a former men's basketball administrative assistant completed the online course work for a student to meet NCAA initial eligibility and be admitted to the university.
- Lackey dominates, Cardinals beat Cubs 4-0 in NLDS opener
Associated Press, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 09:44 PM
John Lackey outpitched old teammate Jon Lester, allowing two hits into the eighth inning, and rookies Tommy Pham and Stephen Piscotty each homered late as the St. Louis Cardinals cooled off the Chicago Cubs with a 4-0 victory Friday night in the opener of their NL Division Series.
- Philanthropy, gender equity in focus at Power of Women lunch
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 08:32 PM
Studio head Jim Gianopulos was the first man to be honored at Variety's annual Power of Women event, and he thinks few should follow him.
- Royals rally, beat Astros 5-4 to even ALDS at 1 game each
Business Insider, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 07:25 PM
Ben Zobrist hit a go-ahead single in the seventh inning, reliever Wade Davis got replay help for a key pickoff in the ninth and the Kansas City Royals rallied from a three-run hole to beat the Houston Astros 5-4 on Friday, evening their AL Division Series at a game apiece.
- Shark bites surfer on Oahu's North Shore
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 07:21 PM
A 25-year-old Oahu man has been bit by a shark while surfing on Oahu's North Shore.
- Daily fantasy sports and cheating allegations, a quick Q&A
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 07:12 PM
Cheating allegations rocked the daily fantasy sports industry this week and as scrutiny mounts, a largely self-aimed spotlight has grown blindingly bright on DraftKings and Fa…
- Title contenders eyeing win at Charlotte to ease pressure
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 06:49 PM
Expect the intensity to pick up a tick in the opening race of the second round of NASCAR's playoffs. The event at Charlotte Motor Speedway ended last year with mild-manner…