- Man City loses, Liverpool held but Arsenal wins
Daily Oklahoman, Saturday - 10/25/2014 - 12:32 PM
Manchester City and Liverpool endured Premier League frustration on Saturday following Champions League setbacks. Having thrown away a winning position to draw at CSKA Moscow in midweek, City was stunned 2-1 by West Ham.
- Sweet dreams: Sleep expert helps Giants in October
Associated Press, Saturday - 10/25/2014 - 12:13 PM
Some extra postseason pillow time has Brandon Crawford and the San Francisco Giants dreaming about another World Series championship.
- Unpaid volunteers worth millions to Olympic Games
Associated Press, Saturday - 10/25/2014 - 09:24 AM
Rio needs 70,000 unpaid volunteers for the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics, and Brazilian Olympic medalist Ricardo Prado is making a pitch with a deadline for signups just three weeks away.
- WTA plans World Cup teams event
Kansas City Star, Saturday - 10/25/2014 - 03:17 AM
The WTA is considering setting up its own World Cup team event, separate from the existing Fed Cup organized by the ITF. …
- Grant Hedrick leads Boise State past BYU, 55-30
NBC News, Saturday - 10/25/2014 - 01:02 AM
Grant Hedrick threw for a career-high 410 yards and had four touchdowns passes in Boise State's 55-30 victory over BYU on Friday night.
- DeRozan scores 15, Raptors beat Knicks 83-80
Miami Herald, Friday - 10/24/2014 - 11:48 PM
DeMar DeRozan scored 15 points, Jonas Valanciunas added 13, and the Toronto Raptors beat the New York Knicks 83-80 on Friday night at the Bell Centre in the final preseason game for both teams. …
- Houston leads South Alabama past Troy, 27-13
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 10/24/2014 - 10:55 PM
Kendall Houston ran for 178 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries and South Alabama beat Troy 27-13 on Friday night for its fourth straight victory. Xavier Johnson added 107 yards rushing and a score on 15 carries for the Jaguars (5-2, 4-1 Sun Belt).
- Rested Mavericks down short-handed Magic 117-92
NBC News, Friday - 10/24/2014 - 09:48 PM
Chandler Parsons scored 24 points, and Dirk Nowitzki added 16 as the Mavericks ended the preseason with a 117-92 win over the Magic on Friday.
- Golf Capsules
NBC News, Friday - 10/24/2014 - 09:17 PM
Russell Henley one-putted 10 greens on the Seaside course at Sea Island and tied his PGA Tour best with a 7-under 63 to take a one-shot lead Friday in the McGladrey Classic.
- Ted Bishop resigns as PGA president
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 10/24/2014 - 06:49 PM
Ted Bishop has been removed as president of the PGA of America over a sexist tweet directed at Ian Poulter.
- Google exec sets records with leap from near-space
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Friday - 10/24/2014 - 03:45 PM
A Google executive has broken the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert after taking a leap from the edge of space.
- Unfazed, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh doing it his way
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 10/24/2014 - 01:02 PM
The way his big brother tells it, Jim Harbaugh never minded the regular moves every few years for his father's football coaching jobs because he needed a change in t…
- Rights group praises IOC on human rights clause
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 10/24/2014 - 12:49 PM
It's not every day that the International Olympic Committee receives kudos from human rights groups. Human Rights Watch, however, is commending the IOC for including a new clause on human rights protection in the contract for future host cities, and urging FIFA and other sports bodies to follow suit. The IOC had already added new language on non-discrimination in the host city contract, a move prompted by the international outcry over the law prohibiting gay "propaganda" enacted by Russia before the Sochi Winter Games in February. Now, HRW is praising the IOC for including a clause on respecting international standards on labor and environment rights related to the Olympics. Minky Worden, director of global initiatives at HRW, tweeted: "Gold Medal to IOC (and) Thomas Bach for putting human rights in Host City Contracts.