Marcus Mariota threw for 303 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a career-high three scores, and No. 2 Oregon likely secured a playoff spot by overwhelming seventh-ranked Arizona 51-13 in the Pac-12 championship game Friday night.
Decades after he started to become known just as much as an advocate for AIDS and HIV awareness as he was for being a basketball player, Magic Johnson challenged today's athletes to use their platform to take up a cause. And he commended LeBron James.
LeBron James had 24 points and a season-best 13 assists, Kevin Love added 15 points and 13 rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers won their sixth straight game by beating the Toronto Raptors 105-91 Friday night.
Willie Cauley-Stein scored a season-high 21 points and made several defensive plays to key Kentucky's 18-2 run to open the second half, helping the top-ranked Wildcats pull out a 63-51 win over No. 6 Texas on Friday night in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge.
San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh went out of his way Friday, two days before the Niners play at the Oakland Raiders, to defend Colin Kaepernick for the curt way the quarterback handled his mandatory media session on Wednesday.
The technical foul Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban claimed was called on him -- but officially assessed to assistant coach Monte Mathis -- has been rescinded by the NBA, head coach Rick Carlisle said.
Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall will not play again this season after suffering two fractured ribs and a lung injury during the team's 41-28 loss Thursday night to the Dallas Cowboys, two sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
The NFL is investigating why Tony Romo has not been on the Dallas Cowboys' injury report with a rib injury the quarterback claimed he has played with for nearly two months, league spokesman Brian McCarthy confirmed to ESPN.