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Cubs hire Maddon as manager, fire Renteria
The Chicago Cubs will announce the hiring former Tampa Bay Rays skipper Joe Maddon as the 54th manager in franchise history on Monday, the team announced in a release Friday.
LeBron, Cavs bounce back, beat Bulls in OT
LeBron James scored 36 points, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls 114-108 in overtime Friday night.
'Fiery' Blatt called meeting to address debut
Before the Cleveland Cavaliers could go on to earn the first win of their season -- and the first win of David Blatt's NBA coaching career -- he had some lingering feelings about his team's disaster of a debut that he had to share.
Griffin's 39 points help Clips survive Lakers
Blake Griffin scored 39 points and went 11-for-12 from the free throw line, powering the Los Angeles Clippers to a gritty 118-111 victory over the winless Lakers in the first meeting of the season between the Staples Center co-tenants.
Cubs hire Maddon as manager, fire Renteria
The Chicago Cubs will announce the hiring former Tampa Bay Rays skipper Joe Maddon as the 54th manager in franchise history on Monday, the team announced in a release Friday.
No timetable for Westbrook; surgery possible
Already playing without league MVP Kevin Durant, the Thunder now will likely have to maneuver through the difficult Western Conference without both their stars until at least December.
Cowboys bicker after Randle booking video
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant and running back Joseph Randle got into an argument as the media was entering the practice field on Friday.
Embattled Michigan AD Brandon resigning post
The Dave Brandon era in the Michigan athletic department officially ended Friday afternoon.
Warriors, Thompson agree on multiyear deal
The Golden State Warriors have agreed to a contract extension with shooting guard Klay Thompson, the team announced Friday.
Pregnant Rosie Napravnik announces retirement
Moments after piloting Untapable to victory in Friday's Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff at Santa Anita Park, jockey Rosie Napravnik announced her plan to retire from riding races.
Johnny Phone Call: Manziel tweets out digits
Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel appeared to post his phone number on Twitter.
Sandoval wants to finish career with Giants
Pablo Sandoval walked up the stairs as he brought up the rear of yet another Giants victory parade and immediately got stopped by home run king Barry Bonds.
Rose exits with ankle sprain in loss to Cavs
X-rays were negative on Derrick Rose's sprained left ankle. Rose's status for Saturday's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves is uncertain after Rose sustained the injury in Friday's 114-108 overtime loss to the Cavaliers.
Kentucky, Arizona 1-2 in AP preseason poll
The story seems to be the same every season at Kentucky: Lose star players to the NBA, replace them with another group of one-and-doners, compete for a national championship.
Spartans QB Cook expects to return in '15
Michigan State Spartans quarterback Connor Cook is barely halfway through his junior season but expects to return in 2015 for his final year.