Brian Vickers will miss the Sprint Cup Series race this weekend because of the recurrence of blood clots, and Michael Waltrip Racing development driver Brett Moffitt will replace him for the Auto Club 400.
The Big 12 spent all season puffing out its chest. The league pointed to its RPI, that mercurial number that only seems to take on meaning in March, and the number of teams it had in the Top 25 as evidence of its superiority.
When Texas officials launched a massive public high school steroids testing program over fears of rampant doping from the football fields to the tennis courts, they promised a model program for the rest of the country to follow.
Indianapolis Colts linebacker Erik Walden was slashed in the arm with a knife and his female companion suffered a broken arm after allegedly being attacked by the player's ex-girlfriend in Braselton, Georgia, on Sunday, according to reports.
Major League Baseball says it scheduled every game of regular season's closing day to start at the same time because it hoped to elevate the excitement of the day, with five playoff spots now up for grabs in each league.
Michael Koncz, Manny Pacquiao's adviser, told ESPN.com Thursday that Floyd Mayweather Jr. has declined to agree to terms for a penalty that would cost either man $5 million in the event in the event of a failed drug test before or after their May 2 fight.
Bryce Alford made four 3-pointers in the final 3:40, his last on a rare goaltending call with 13 seconds remaining, to push 11th-seeded UCLA to a 60-59 upset of sixth-seeded SMU on Thursday in the teams' NCAA opener.
R.J. Hunter's 3-pointer with 2.7 seconds remaining capped a comeback from a 12-point deficit and lifted 14th-seeded Georgia State to a 57-56 opening-game victory over third-seeded Baylor in the NCAA Tournament on Thursday.