- At 1-all, World Series moves to quirky Giants park
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Eric Hosmer loaded up, launched a long fly and watched it sail toward McCovey Cove. Way out there in right field, near the 421-foot mark, the ball bonked off the brick wall.
- Giants' Hudson to face Royals' Guthrie in Game 3
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In the middle of a champagne-and-beer-soaked clubhouse after the San Francisco Giants won the NL Championship Series, Tim Hudson was given the chance to speak to his team.
- Manning, Sanders lead Broncos past Chargers, 35-21
DENVER (AP) — With this much speed and acceleration, it's no surprise Emmanuel Sanders is so adept at catching up.
- Steve Nash ruled out for season with back injury
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve Nash hoped for one more chance to show off his playmaking skills after fighting injuries and time for two miserable years with the Los Angeles Lakers.
- Judge questions $75M NCAA concussion settlement
CHICAGO (AP) — The federal judge overseeing a first-of-its-kind head injury settlement with the NCAA expressed serious concerns Thursday about some terms and the vast scope of the $75 million deal that currently encompasses all college athletes going back decades.
- Championship window might be closing for Thunder
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The future looks bright for the Oklahoma City Thunder. It's unclear how long it will stay that way.
- PGA president refers to Poulter as 'lil girl'
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The PGA of America president referred to Ian Poulter as a little girl on two social media accounts Thursday evening for his comments on Nick Faldo and Tom Watson as Ryder Cup captains.
- Compton among early leaders at Sea Island
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Erik Compton is happy with where he is in golf, and he's not referring to his 5-under 65 on Thursday for a share of the lead in the McGladrey Classic.
- Failures in oversight worsened UNC academic fraud
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — An alarming lack of institutional oversight at the University of North Carolina allowed an academic fraud scandal to run unchecked for nearly two decades and has the school reeling from the scandal's fallout.
- Alleged MLB drug supplier pleads not guilty
MIAMI (AP) — A man described by the Drug Enforcement Administration as a black-market chemist who concocted athletic performance-enhancing drugs in his garage pleaded not guilty Thursday to criminal charges arising from Major League Baseball's recent drug scandal.