MIAMI (AP) - Anxious to avoid an Orange Bowl shocker, the Florida State Seminoles kept getting tricked.
DENVER (AP) - During an undefeated five-week run by the Los Angeles Clippers, the Denver Nuggets were just another team they beat along the way. The second time around, the Nuggets were the team that ground the Clippers' streak to a halt.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jrue Holiday had 26 points and 10 assists, Evan Turner added 22 points and 13 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Los Angeles Lakers 103-99 on Tuesday night.
PASADENA - Who needs Luck or hype? Stanford, which could argue that it played better than nearly every college football team since mid-October, defeated Wisconsin 20-14 Tuesday in the 99th playing of the Rose Bowl Game. With a defense intent on limiting Wisconsin running back Montee Ball, the NCAA FBS all-time leading touchdown scorer, and a good-enough offense, the Cardinal showed just how significant it is in the college football landscape. This despite losing star ...
DALLAS (AP) - So much for the idea that Oklahoma State didn't care about playing in the Heart ofDallas Bowl.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The stuffed monkey spent the last year in storage, out of sight but still in everyone's mind.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Aaron Murray wanted nothing more this week than to send Georgia's senior class out with a game to remember.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Denard Robinson's big day running the ball for Michigan wasn't enough to overcome big plays by South Carolina in the Outback Bowl.
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Tevin Washington threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score to help Georgia Tech beat Southern California 21-7 on Monday in the Sun Bowl.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - By lunchtime Monday, six NFL coaches were looking for work. With the regular season ending the day before, the firings came at a furious clip and within a two-hour span the following were sacked: Andy Reid in Philadelphia, Lovie Smith in Chicago, Norv Turner in San Diego, Pat Shurmur in Cleveland, Romeo Crennel in Kansas City and Chan Gailey in Buffalo, Though he also had a losing record, New York Jets ...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - When Rice freshman quarterback Driphus Jackson was suddenly thrust into action in the Armed Forces Bowl, he drove the Owls within 2 yards of a tying touchdown before his errant pitch.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - After two defeats to ranked opponents and a surprising loss to Cal Poly that knocked them out of the Top 25, the UCLA Bruins are starting to find their way.
NEW YORK (AP) - Coach of the month in November, out of a job by New Year's. The Brooklyn Nets have elevated expectations this season, and a .500 record wasn't good enough. Coach Avery Johnson was fired Thursday, his team having lost 10 of 13 games after a strong start to its first season in Brooklyn. "We don't have the same fire now than we did when we were 11-4," general manager Billy King said ...
The last time Pierce College women's volleyball lost a match, half the team was still in high school.
A year ago, University of Minnesota defensive back and Valencia High School graduate Brock Vereen was spending Christmas with his family.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Andrew Luck and the Colts ruined Peyton Manning's return to Indianapolis and handed the Denver Broncos their first loss of the season.
Alabama and Florida State hold the top two spots in the first BCS standings of the season. Oregon was a close third behind second-place Florida State.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Dodgers began the season poorly and then soared from last to first during a torrid 50-game stretch to make the playoffs for the first time in four years. The way they exited overshadowed it all.
BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Red Sox are going back to the World Series for the third time in 10 seasons.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Tommy Rees threw two touchdowns before leaving the game with an injury and Notre Dame snapped a five-game home losing streak to USC with a 14-10 victory on Saturday night.
DETROIT (AP) - Mike Napoli's drive cleared the wall in center field and landed in the ivy - a spot at Comerica Park usually reserved for Miguel Cabrera's prodigious homers.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Jonathan Quick remains perfect in shootouts.
DETROIT (AP) - A revitalized Austin Jackson delivered in manager Jim Leyland's revamped lineup as the Detroit Tigers built a big lead and held on this time, beating the Boston Red Sox 7-3 Wednesday night to even the AL championship series 2-2.
DETROIT (AP) - Once again this October, one run was enough.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers kept Andrew Luck on the sideline most of the night, giving the Indianapolis Colts quarterback no chance for another comeback.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hanley Ramirez will start for the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 3 of the NL championship series despite a broken left rib.
BOSTON (AP) - With one swing, David Ortiz tied the game and helped the Boston Red Sox send the AL championship series to Detroit tied one game apiece.
Former Valencia Viking Max Homa announced himself to the PGA Tour in a big way this week.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Brett Hundley passed for a career-high 410 yards and three touchdowns, Paul Perkins rushed for an early score, and No. 11 UCLA prepared for tougher October challenges with a 37-10 victory over California on Saturday night.