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SEC Headed for Season of Chaos in 2014

Remember when Alabama (154 votes) and Auburn (75 votes) were the picked as the odds-on favorites to win the SEC title by the assembled members of the media in Hoover, Alabama, in July? Yeah, about that. Week 1 in the SEC taught us one...Show More Summary

Strasburg Pitches Nats to 3-1 Win Over Mariners

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Stephen Strasburg pitched into the eighth inning and Jayson Werth hit his second home run in two nights to lead the Washington Nationals past the Seattle Mariners 3-1 on Saturday.

UFC 177 Was Low on Star Power but Ended Up Being a Lot of Fun Anyway

In the end, if you were looking for the UFC's brightest-shining stars, you were never going to find them on UFC 177. Not after The Curse waylaid Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson and Renan Barao and the rest. It just wasn't in the cards. Show More Summary

Florida State Has a Long Way to Go If It Wants to Be a Playoff Team in 2014

Jimbo Fisher still gets fired up and gives motivational speeches. But he's big on the short mantras that more often stick with teenagers and 20- and 21-year-olds that prefer Twitter-like bursts of conversation. Last year, the Florida...Show More Summary

Sports Briefing | Little League: Member of Top U.S. Little League Team Is Reportedly Homeless

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Offers of help are pouring in after a newspaper article revealed that the family of a player who represented Chicago in the Little League World Series had been homeless.

Sarkisian, Trojans Block out Distractions in Dismantling of Fresno State

Nothing but about 15 yards of turf separated Fresno State safety Derron Smith from the end zone had the preseason All-American intercepted USC quarterback Cody Kessler 's first pass attempt of the 2014 season. That play was just about the only thing that went awry for No. Show More Summary

Will Power gets first IndyCar title as Tony Kanaan wins Fontana race

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Australian driver Will Power won his first IndyCar championship Saturday night as Tony Kanaan won the series' season-ending race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana.

UFC 177 results: TJ Dillashaw knocks out Joe Soto in round five, retains bantamweight title

Well, it wasn't the Renan Barao rematch we were expecting (because of this), but it was a pretty good fight, all things considered. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight titleholder TJ Dillashaw (11-2) successfully defended...Show More Summary

Bowl projections: Georgia moves into the playoff

The Bulldogs showed power on both sides of the ball in dismantling Clemson on Saturday and with South Carolina's embarrassing opener against Texas A&M added in, it looks like the SEC East is there for the taking.

FSU vs. Oklahoma State: Score and Twitter Reaction

The No. 1 Florida State Seminoles learned quickly on Saturday night that being the reigning national champion comes with a few drawbacks, namely that every opponent is extra motivated to knock you off your perch. FSU struggled to put...Show More Summary

Trojans' kids are better than all right in season-opening win

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Outstanding performances by USC freshmen abounded in the 52-13 season-opening victory over Fresno State on Saturday at the Coliseum.

Jameis Winston and Florida State Seeking Back-to-Back Titles

With this year’s national championship game, as well as Florida State’s opening game, in the Dallas area, the Seminoles are looking to make a round trip.

Arkansas vs. Auburn: Game Grades and Analysis for Razorbacks and Tigers

Arkansas and Auburn did battle at Jordan-Hare Stadium, and both offenses were able to put on a show in the first half. But the Tigers were able to use their depth and talent to overpower the Razorbacks in the second half and come away...Show More Summary

New Zealand Let FIBA World Cup Opener Against Turkey Slip Away

New Zealand were denied down the stretch, losing their opening FIBA World Cup game against Turkey 76-73. The Tall Blacks watched a 12-point fourth-quarter lead evaporate as a series of key plays caused a momentum shift that the Kiwis could not stop. It was a 30-second period with four minutes left in the game that cost the New Zealanders. Show More Summary

USC opener is a Sark easy one for new coach

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The swatch of cardinal flew down the sidelines, arms pumping, feet skipping, play card flapping.

No. 4 Oklahoma Beats Louisiana Tech 48-16

Trevor Knight threw for 253 yards and a touchdown and Keith Ford had 116 yards from scrimmage and two touchdowns to help No. 4 Oklahoma beat Louisiana Tech 48-16 on Saturday night.

Winners and Losers from Week 1 of College Football

College football is back, and it looks better than ever. You know what they say: 2014 is the new 2013. While our beloved sport's return is a cherished moment, it also means everyone is no longer undefeated. Sometimes, in fact, optimism...Show More Summary

Focused Trojans romp past Fresno State in opener, 52-13

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

USC's new no-huddle offense moved up and down the field with speed and efficiency, veterans and talented freshmen adding spectacular accents.

Winston, FSU Hold Off Oklahoma St 37-31 in Opener

Jameis Winston threw for 370 yards and scored on a sparkling 28-yard run, and No. 1 Florida State held off Oklahoma State 37-31 to begin defending its national title.

Jameis Winston Scrambles for Sensational Career-Long TD vs. Oklahoma State

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston faced off against Oklahoma State in Week 1 of the 2014 college football season. After a disappointing first half, Winston got the crowd going with one of the best runs of the weekend, hurdling and sidestepping his way for 28 yards and the score. Show More Summary

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