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Hanley Ramirez added to Dodgers lineup

Hanley Ramirez was a late addition to the Dodgers' lineup Saturday, a day after he made an early departure because of stiffness in his left leg.

3 things we learned from Alabama's win over West Virginia

The Tide won, but it wasn't pretty. No. 2 Alabama opened their 2014 season in Atlanta Saturday afternoon, taking on West Virginia in the Georgia Dome in a game much closer than most expected. Alabama running backs T.J. Yeldon and Derrick...Show More Summary

Italy's Serie A tries to get higher grades

By most measures, last season was the best in AS Roma's long history, with the team winning a franchise-best 26 games and amassing a club-high 85 points.

Arkansas-Auburn, Idaho-Florida delayed by nearby lightning

Game is suspended due to a lightning delay with 9:55 left in the 4th Q. Teams heading for the tunnel. Auburn leads 38-21. #WPS — Razorback Football (@RazorbackFB) August 30, 2014 Florida and Idaho cleared off field due to lightning.Show More Summary

Walker, Worley Lead Surging Pirates Past Reds 3-2

yesterdaySports / Baseball : Bats

Neil Walker hit a three-run homer in the first inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates made it hold up behind starter Vance Worley, beating the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 on Saturday for their fourth straight victory.

Sand collapse kills 9-year-old girl at Oregon beach

A 9-year-old girl died after a sand pit dug by her family collapsed at an Oregon beach, police said.

Happy Lane Kiffin and sad Lane Kiffin, in 6 seconds

Don't count your receptions before they get caught. Lane Kiffin was sure his Alabama offense had thrown a big pass against West Virginia, but it got picked: Kinda looks like he's saying "I'm gonna throw up" there, no? At first he was like: ... Show More Summary

Fan at Clemson-Georgia holds 'SPORTS' sign

Why bother with any other sign when one gets the job done? We were told this would happen, and we're still tickled: It's the best sign. You make it once, you don't need any other sign for the rest of your life. Agreed, sir. Agreed in full. And this Navy fan agrees with you, too.

West Virginia penalized for Alabama QB running into sideline

It can be hard to be a player on the sidelines during a college football game. There are linemen in front of you, blocking your view of the action. There are angry coaches, taking their frustration out on you. Then there's Alabama quarterback...Show More Summary

So Eastern Michigan's field is really gray, looks like it's in black-and-white

A gray field looks exactly as dull and drab as you'd expected. We knew that Eastern Michigan was putting in a gray field. But we didn't know that it would look like a 1940's telecast when they actually played on it: EMU field in "action."...Show More Summary

2014 FIBA World Cup results: Pau Gasol pours it on against Iran

The new Chicago Bulls big man scored 33 points in Spain's opener, leading the hosts to an easy win over Iran. Elsewhere, Croatia and Turkey avoided upsets and Brazil outlasted France. The first day of the 2014 FIBA World Cup featured a number of close calls, but no major upsets. Show More Summary

Cubs Hit 3 More HRs, Beat Cards 5-1 in DH Opener

yesterdaySports / Baseball : Bats

Starlin Castro hit one of Chicago's three solo homers and Felix Doubront pitched seven strong innings in his National League debut, sending the Cubs to a 5-1 victory over the slumping St. Louis Cardinals in the opener of a day-night doubleheader Saturday.

USA vs. Finland final score: Americans cruise after stifling first half

Team USA held Finland without a field goal for the entire second quarter and coasted to a 114-55 victory in their FIBA World Cup opener. Team USA's FIBA World Cup opener was essentially a layup. Actually, it's more appropriate to call it an uncontested slam dunk on a seven-foot hoop. Show More Summary

Watch Alabama fan react to 100-yard West Virginia touchdown

Mario Alford is fast. Very fast. How fast? One outrageous juke, and he outran Alabama's entire kickoff unit for this touchdown Saturday, making one fan quite upset in the process. The play came directly after T.J. Yeldon's second touchdown run of the game, which had given the Tide the lead. Alford's return tied the game at 17-17.

Ranking Top 7 MLB Contenders by Who's Best Built for the Playoffs

Regular-season success and postseason success are often two different things in Major League Baseball, as some teams are simply better built for postseason success. The article ahead offers an in-depth look at the seven teams best built...Show More Summary

Jesus is at USA-Finland and he looks out of it

You okay there, buddy? The man himself is in the house for USA's drubbing of Finland. He looks... well, a little zooted, to be frank: It's not just you, man. That really is the score. (GIF via @cjzero)

Blue Jays 2, Yankees 0: Yankees, Without Ellsbury, Are Shut Out

yesterdaySports / Baseball : Bats

The Yankees, missing one of their top hitters in Jacoby Ellsbury, managed only one hit as they were shutout in Toronto.

Sale Ks 13, White Sox Beat Scherzer and Tigers 6-3

yesterdaySports / Baseball : Bats

Chris Sale overcame a shaky start to strike out a season-high 13, beating Max Scherzer in a matchup of All-Star aces and leading the Chicago White Sox past the Detroit Tigers 6-3 in the first game of a day-night doubleheader Saturda...

Roma vs. Fiorentina, final score 2-0: Late goal from Gervinho ensures win for Roma

A first-half goal from Radja Nainggolan and a late extra from Gervinho gave Roma the win, but Fiorentina gave Roma plenty of grief in the second half. One game in, and Roma have already edged a bit closer to the title, a goal they're certainly chasing this season. Show More Summary

Amazing West Virginia touchdown! Amazing West Virginia fans!

No one really expected West Virginia to hang with Alabama, but don't tell that to the Mountaineers. Here is the story of a perfect pass from Clint Trickett, a perfect catch from Kevin White and the perfect reaction from the West Virginia faithful.

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