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RG3: I’m not going to try to be a normal quarterback

With Robert Griffin III’s return to the starting quarterback job all but certain, the question for the Redskins will shift from when will Griffin return to what kind of quarterback he’ll be when he’s back in the lineup. Ever since Griffin has joined the team, there has been a tug-of-war between those that think he…

Dow flirts with record high as Japan gives stock markets a boost

3 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Investors who have been waiting for good news on the global economy finally got some Friday.

Ricky Rubio, Timberwolves Agree on New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

The Minnesota Timberwolves took a big step toward solidifying their future Friday, as they agreed to terms on a new contract with point guard Ricky Rubio. According to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski, the T'Wolves inked the 24-year-old...Show More Summary

Wolves extend Rubio for $56 million over four years

Ricky Rubio is getting a four-year, $56 million contract extension from the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Invicta FC 9 weigh in results for 'Honchak vs. Hashi' on UFC Fight Pass

10 minutes agoMartial Arts / MMA & UFC : MMAmania

On Friday, Oct. 31st, Invicta Fighting Championships hosted the weigh-ins for Invicta FC 9: Honchak vs. Hashi, which takes place this Saturday, Nov. 1, from the RiverCenter in Davenport, Iowa. The event will be headlined by Invicta flyweight...Show More Summary

UCLA faculty approves diversity class requirement

11 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The faculty of UCLA’s largest academic unit voted by a narrow margin to require future undergraduates to take a course on ethnic, cultural, religious or gender diversity. The move came after three previous efforts had failed.

Courtney Lee Injury: Updates on Grizzlies Guard's Concussion and Return

The Memphis Grizzlies suffered an early season injury setback Friday night against the Pacers as Courtney Lee suffered a mild concussion and didn't return. Memphis Commercial Appeal's Ronald Tillery reported the injury: Lee was the team's...Show More Summary

Pac-12 parity leaves UCLA, Arizona no room for error

14 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

UCLA and Arizona, which in some ways are mirror images, both have designs on representing the Pac-12 Conference South Division in the conference championship game. Staff writer Chris Foster examines the game's story lines and matchu...

Kevin Love Gets Blocked by Joakim Noah and Pau Gasol on Consecutive Shots

The Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers are the two early favorites to represent the Eastern Conference in this year's NBA Finals, and both came to play early in their first matchup of the year. In the first quarter of Friday night's...Show More Summary

Red Wings fans paid tribute to Gordie Howe

18 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

The Detroit great suffered a stroke on Sunday and Joe Louis Arena erupted for Mr. Hockey Friday. Gordie Howe may be the most revered athlete in all of Detroit sports and Red Wings fans showed their support for "Mr. Hockey" on FridayShow More Summary

Florida State is tough to root for, but Seminoles won't be stopped

19 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The lesson in thinking Louisville could upset Florida State on Thursday night should be clear now: What you say, do, or hope, simply does not matter.

Dirk Nowitzki puts the ‘D’ in Run DMC

21 minutes agoSports : The Early Lead

Remember when the Warriors had “Run TMC”? Tim Hardaway, Mitch Richmond and Chris Mullin were a heck of a trio (even if they weren’t particularly successful together). Well, the Mavericks have taken things an Adidas-clad step further. Dirk Nowitzki, Monta Ellis and Chandler Parsons formed the team’s own version of Run DMC, and while they […]

Ricky Rubio, Timberwolves reportedly agree on 4-year, $55 million extension

21 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

With just hours to spare, the Timberwolves locked up their point guard with a rich deal that'll keep him around for the long haul. The Minnesota Timberwolves and Ricky Rubio have agreed on a four-year contract extension that'll be worth at least $55 million, according to Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. Show More Summary

Don't forget about California Chrome in Breeders' Cup Classic

22 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The scenarios for success in Saturday's Breeders' Cup Classic, a $5-million race at Santa Anita that will create legacies and define history, are as complicated as a Rubik's Cube.

Breeders' Cup Day 1: Untapable and pregnant Napravnik win Distaff

25 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

As if riding the favorite Untapable to victory in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff wasn’t enough, jockey Rosie Napravnik made even more news Friday: Napravnik will stop racing after Sunday because she’s pregnant.

Kiko Macheda gets a Halloween Scare from Cardiff teammate Bruno Ecuele Manga [Video]

28 minutes agoSports / Football : 101 Great Goals

It’s Halloween Night, so it’s all about dressing up in ghoul masks and scare pranks. Cardiff City’s Bruno Ecule Manga gave teammate Kiko Macheda the jeepers creepers earlier today when he snuck up on him from behind and yelled ‘Boo!’ wearing a horror mask. Kiko was given a fright, but just how Manga managed to […]

Bears' young special teams units uninspiring

29 minutes agoSports : Globetrotting

With their off week almost finished, the Bears will head to the second half of their season looking for a spark. From anyone. From anywhere.

Chelsea’s Thibaut Courtois: ‘With some luck, we have the squad to win the league & Champions League’ [Video]

32 minutes agoSports / Football : 101 Great Goals

Thibaut Courtois sat down with Football Focus for an interview with Garth Crooks this weekend, in which he spoke of his aspirations with Chelsea this year. The Belgian keeper was asked some highly ambitious questions by the inquisitive Crooks, like the possibility of winning the league and Champions League double this year. Courtois seemed a […]

Breeders' Cup 2014 results: Favorites come through on Friday

32 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

The favorites were dominant in Friday's Breeders' Cup contests, winning three of the four races. It was an entertaining first day at the Breeders' Cup on Friday with four exciting races, and it was also one where the favorites came through with big performances. Show More Summary

Can Bears right the many wrongs in their offense?

32 minutes agoSports : Globetrotting

From the sounds of things last Monday, Bears coach Marc Trestman has a good idea where problems lie in his offense.

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