HEAT 107, BULLS 95 MIAMI - Shane Battier went 4 for 4 from 3-point range, including a critical one from the right corner with 1:33 remaining, and Miami wasted most a 25-point lead before holding off Derrick Rose and Chicago on Tuesday night in the season-opener for both teams. LeBron James scored 17 points for Miami, which got its 2013 NBA championship rings in a pregame ceremony. The Heat ...
LAWRENCE - Expectations never change at Kansas. It doesn't matter that the Jayhawks lost the seventh overall choice in the NBA draft in Ben McLemore, or a bevy of seniors led by 7-footer Jeff Withey, a second-round pick in April's draft. In fact, expectations may be higher than ever this season. The Jayhawks will begin pursuit of their unprecedented 10th consecutive Big 12 championship by leaning on perhaps the most heralded freshman class ...
WICHITA - Wichita State embraced the mantra of "play angry" last season, and all that pent-up angst the Shockers brought to the floor every night carried them all the way to the Final Four.
BOSTON - Michael Wacha had a funny way of preparing for his World Series start that's supposed to save the season for the St. Louis Cardinals.
MANHATTAN - The euphoria that came with winning a share of its first regular-season conference title in nearly four decades wore off quickly at Kansas State.
ST. LOUIS - Jon Lester pitched the Boston Red Sox within a whisker of yet another World Series championship.
LIONS 31, COWBOYS 30 DETROIT - Matthew Stafford's 1-yard lunge over a pile of linemen with 12 seconds left and Calvin Johnson's 329 yards receiving lifted the Detroit Lions to a 31-30 comeback win over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. Stafford threw a 22-yard pass to Johnson, who had the second-most yards receiving in NFL history, to set up his winning score. The quarterback seemed to catch his hometown Cowboys by surprise - ...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Chiefs cherish every victory. After all, they only had two of them all last season.
ST. LOUIS - Jonny Gomes got the Red Sox even in this wild World Series, thanks partly to Shane Victorino's aching back.
ST. LOUIS - By Sunday morning, most everyone had become an expert on the obstruction rule.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Chiefs know that they're going to get the opposing team's best shot every time they step on the field.
ST. LOUIS - The Cardinals rushed to the plate to congratulate Allen Craig. The Red Sox stormed home to argue with the umpires.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Braxton Miller passed for three touchdowns and ran for two and Carlos Hyde rushed for 147 yards and two more scores to lead No. 4 Ohio State to a 63-14 victory over Penn State on Saturday night.
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Connor Shaw came off the bench in the second half to lead a 17-point rally, throwing for 201 yards and three touchdowns, and Elliott Fry kicked the go-ahead field goal in the second overtime to help No. 20 South Carolina stun No. 5 Missouri 27-24 on Saturday night.
LAWRENCE - Bryce Petty threw for 430 yards and three touchdowns in fewer than three quarters, Lache Seastrunk ran for 109 yards and a score and sixth-ranked Baylor routed Kansas 59-14 on Saturday night for its school-record 11th straight win.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Red-faced and bundled on the sideline in a parka and stocking cap, Peyton Manning looked nothing the part of the cold-weather quarterback.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Philip Rivers came through when the San Diego Chargers needed him the most.