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Wennberg scores in OT; Columbus beats Minnesota 5-4

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:01:13 GMT

Alexander Wennberg scored 47 seconds into overtime and the Columbus Blue Jackets rallied from a two-goal deficit to beat the Minnesota Wild 5-4 on Saturday night. Tyler Ennis scored two power-play goals for Minnesota, which got 30 saves from Devan Dubnyk.




Badgers football: Quick hits from Wisconsin's win over Purdue

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 19:22:33 GMT

Wisconsin Badgers wide receiver Quintez Cephus is taken down by Purdue Boilermakers linebacker Danny Ezechukwu in the third quarter Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison.




Georgia restores order after Mizzou burst

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 15:39:24 GMT

In this Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, file photo, injured Georgia quarterback Jacob Eason, left, watches as Jake Fromm warms up for the team's NCAA college football game against Mississippi State in Athens, Ga.




Mond, LaCamera lift Texas A&M to 19-17 win over Florida

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 11:55:36 GMT

LaCamera's 32-yarder with 58 seconds remaining proved to be the difference, but Mond made everything happen for the Aggies . The freshman completed eight passes for 180 yards, and added 52 yards and a touchdown on the ground.




Whicker: Nervous start, big finish for Dodgers in NLCS opener

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 08:18:42 GMT

It was a game they couldn't lose, and yet for an hour or so it looked as if they might. Their nerves were stretched when the bedraggled, strung-out Cubs took a 2-0 lead over Clayton Kershaw after four innings in Game 1 of the National League Championship Series.




Cubs' Maddon ejected for arguing reviewed play at home plate

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 04:16:35 GMT

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon, right, is thrown out by umpire Mike Winters during the seventh inning of Game 1 of baseball's National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los Angeles, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon, right, is thrown out by umpire Mike Winters during the seventh inning of Game 1 of baseball's National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los Angeles, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017.




George Groves beats Jamie Cox to set up Chris Eubank Jnr clash

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 00:04:40 GMT

George Groves clinically stopped Jamie Cox in four rounds to make the first defence of his WBA super-middleweight title and set up a World Boxing Super Series semi-final with Chris Eubank Jnr. In his first fight of the competition, the 29-year-old was often dragged into the close-range fight Cox favoured, but demonstrated his superior abilities with the powerful right hand to the body that ended Cox's game challenge.




Jupp Heynckes makes winning return as Bayern Munich coach

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 22:06:04 GMT

Bayern Munich celebrated the return of veteran coach Jupp Heynckes as they narrowed the gap to Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund to just two points with a 5-0 thrashing of Freiburg. Heynckes, who has replaced Carlo Ancelotti until the end of the season, watched as strikes from Kingsley Coman, Thiago, Robert Lewandowski and Joshua Kimmich, plus a Julian Schuster own goal, got the hosts back to winning ways.




Paris St Germain move six points clear at Ligue 1 summit after beating Dijon

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 22:06:03 GMT

Thomas Meunier scored twice to send Paris St Germain six points clear at the top of Ligue 1 with a dramatic 2-1 win at struggling Dijon. The big-spending visitors looked set to drop points when Benjamin Jeannot equalised Meunier's 70th-minute opener with a stunning 30-yard volley just three minutes from time.




Cristiano Ronaldo breaks LaLiga duck for season as Real Madrid beat Getafe

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 20:07:58 GMT

Cristiano Ronaldo atoned for a glaring miss by scoring his first LaLiga goal of the season as Real Madrid defeated cross-city rivals Getafe 2-1. The reigning Spanish champions had gone ahead in the first half when Karim Benzema also opened his account in the division but Getafe levelled in controversial circumstances through Jorge Molina, who looked offside when he struck nine minutes into the second half.




Kevin De Bruyne produces masterclass as Manchester City fire seven past Stoke

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 18:09:49 GMT

Kevin De Bruyne orchestrated a Manchester City masterclass as Pep Guardiola's free-scoring side thrashed Stoke 7-2 at the Etihad Stadium. The Belgian did not get on the scoresheet but marked his 100th City appearance by setting up four goals for the rampant Premier League leaders.




Christian Eriksen is mobbed by his team-mates

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 18:09:48 GMT

Tottenham are finally off the mark at Wembley after Christian Eriksen sealed a narrow win over Bournemouth and his side's first Premier League victory under the arch. This was still not the imperious Spurs of White Hart Lane last season but Eriksen at least gave their stop-start display a positive finish, his second-half strike securing a morale-boosting 1-0 victory.




Shane Long will feature for Southampton against Newcastle

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 16:04:02 GMT

Forward Shane Long will be available for Southampton in their Premier League clash against Newcastle at St Mary's Stadium. Long was absent from the Republic of Ireland's World Cup qualifier against Wales with a hip injury, but is available for Mauricio Pellegrino when his side entertain the Magpies.




Sergio Aguero returns to Manchester City bench just two weeks after car crash

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 16:04:01 GMT

Sergio Aguero was poised to return for Manchester City just over a fortnight after breaking a rib in a car accident. The Argentina striker was named among the substitutes as the Premier League leaders hosted Stoke at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.




England cricketer Ben Stokes marries fiancee Clare Ratcliffe

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 13:46:41 GMT

The couple tied the knot at the church of St Mary the Virgin in East Brent, near Weston super Mare, Somerset. Among the guests were current England Test captain Joe Root, former captain Alistair Cook, fast bowler Stuart Broad, wicket-keeper Jos Buttler and Durham colleague Paul Collingwood.




Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha turns focus to next weekend's Betfred Cup semi-final

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 13:46:40 GMT

Boss Pedro Caixinha turned his attention to cup success following Rangers' 3-0 Ladbrokes Premiership win at St Johnstone on Friday night. A double from Mexican attacker Carlos Pena and a late strike by midfielder Graham Dorrans gave the Light Blues three hard-earned points against a Saints side who had captain Steven Anderson dismissed at 1-0 in the second-half for picking up the second of two yellow cards.




Flip out: Bowers' TD leap leads Cal past No. 8 Wash. St 37-3

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 09:07:39 GMT

California recovered the ball. . California's Camryn Bynum celebrates his interception against Washington State during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game, Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif.