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NCWTS: WinStar World Casino & Resort 350 at Texas – Race Results

After an astounding run toward the front after a late restart in Friday night’s Winstar World Casino & Resort 350 at Texas Motor Speedway, Kyle Busch took the checkered flag under caution at the end of a green-white-checkered-flag run to the finish of the NASCARCamping World Truck Series race. In a wild final two laps that left ThorSport Racing [...]

Exits of Cubs managers bring back memories

3 hours agoSports : Globetrotting

Rick Renteria's exit as Cubs' manager Friday wasn't as loud or memorable as that of many of his predecessors.

Former state Sen. Wright's jail term ends quickly

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Former Democratic state Sen. Roderick D. Wright showed up late Friday to begin serving a 90-day jail sentence but was released almost immediately due to jail crowding, a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman said.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: AAA Texas 500 at Texas – Race Line-Up

With three races left in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, Matt Kenseth made a statement during Friday’s time trials at Texas Motor Speedway. Kenseth covered the distance in 27.095 seconds (199.299 mph) in the money round to win the pole for Sunday’s AAA Texas 500. In winning his second Coors Light Pole Award of the season, his first at Texas [...]

UCLA is sloppy in 80-53 exhibition victory over Azusa Pacific

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

There is a brand new floor at Pauley Pavilion, but perhaps the water damage from a July flood left some rust. In its first exhibition game, against a Division II opponent, the UCLA men's basketball team looked like a work in progres...

Nate Thompson finds the sweet spot in Ducks' 2-1 overtime win

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

As Nate Thompson jumped off the bench in overtime Friday and saw Corey Perry take a pass from an onrushing Cam Fowler, Thompson didn't have to think about what to do.

Clippers vs. Lakers final score: 3 things we learned from round one of the battle of Los Angeles

No, not the Rage Against the Machine album. Jamal Crawford has rarely met a shot he didn't like, and that wasn't about to change with the Clippers and Lakers tied with just over a minute left on Friday night. Blake Griffin backed down...Show More Summary

John Cena Was Ron Burgundy For Halloween, And Nikki Bella Was Tits McGee

3 hours agoSports : With Leather

I’MINAGLASSCASEOFNOTSELLINGEMOTION!JohnCenahasbeencrownedtheNewKingOfComedy byHollywood’sfunnyilluminati,soitmakessensehe’dapplythattohisHalloweencostume.Here’sJohnasRonBurgundydoingquotesfromAnchormanalongsideNikkiBella.UnlessTheRockdressedasAlanfromTheHangover,thiswinsprowrestlingHalloween.

Lakers FYI: What might have been with Chris Paul?

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

It's always a problem for the Lakers, this whole Chris Paul thing.

Never a dull moment around Joe Maddon teams

3 hours agoSports : Globetrotting

The players all dressed in crazy costumes for the postgame plane ride, some imitating superheroes and a couple even pretending to be team executives.

Viewing Picks for November 1, 2014

All Times Eastern Baseball Arizona Fall League Fall Stars Game — MLB Network, 8 p.m. CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Calgary Stampeders — ESPN3, 4 p.m. BC Lions at Edmonton Eskimos — ESPN3, 7 p.m. College Basketball Men’s Colorado School of Mines at BYU — BYUtv, 9 p.m. Show More Summary

Marcelo Bielsa Ruthlessly Destroying Doria's Confidence at Marseille

Caught in the crossfire of eccentric Marseille manager Marcelo Bielsa asserting his ascendancy over upper management, Doria—a centre-back with elite upside—is having his confidence sapped. Marseille president Vincent Labrune negotiated...Show More Summary

Bulls and Jimmy Butler Face an Uncertain Future After Failure to Reach Extension

CHICAGO — Jimmy Butler is going to get paid next summer. The Chicago Bulls failed to reach an extension with the fourth-year shooting guard by Friday’s deadline, setting Butler up to be a restricted free agent in the summer of 2015. It’s a risky decision, a gamble that Butler isn’t going to play himself into a hefty contract this season. Show More Summary

Scarier Halloween costume: Demonic clown or shameless corporate shill?

4 hours agoSports : The Early Lead

The Cavaliers took on the Bulls on Friday, a day that was also, of course, Halloween. So it’s not surprising that the game had a couple of costumed connections. The question is: Which was more more disturbing? Let’s start with former Chicago player Bill Wennington, currently an analyst for the team’s radio network. Here’s how […]

Other than score: Bulls-Cavs doesn't disappoint

4 hours agoSports : Globetrotting

This Bulls-Cavaliers rivalry is going to be something.

Philbin absent from Dolphins for family matter

As the Dolphins prepare to host the Chargers on Sunday, coach Joe Philbin has been absent from the team for the last two days. According to the Associated Press, Philbin is dealing with a family matter. Gone from practice on Thursday and Friday, Philbin is expected to rejoin the team before the game against San…

Kevin Koe clinches quarter-final berth at curling's Masters

Calgary's Kevin Koe put up five points in the sixth end en route to a 10-1 win over Saskatoon's Steve Laycock in Draw 13 action at the Masters Grand Slam of Curling on Friday night.

Boston Celtics: Opening Night Offensive Explosion a Sign of Things to Come?

The Boston Celtics scored 121 points in their season-opening blowout of the Brooklyn Nets. Obviously, it's a bit ridiculous to make any judgments based on one game. But it's also very possible that the 2014-15 Celtics may be a significantly...Show More Summary

‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin Slams WWE, Calls It A ‘Three-Ring Circus’

“Stone Cold” Steve Austin makes news in the wrestling world every week with some of his musings on the WWE product and its current slate of superstars. Usually he’s pretty supportive, but on Tuesday’s episode his belief in the company’s product showed some serious cracks in the foundation. Show More Summary

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