The REAL Costa Rica - 09/30/2014
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09/24/2014   Pirates edge Braves to clinch playoff spot - 12:12 AM

Gerrit Cole retired the final 17 hitters he faced, and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates clinched a spot in the playoffs with a 3-2 win over the free-falling Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.

09/30/2014   Raiders tab Sparano as interim head coach - 01:31 PM

The Oakland Raiders named Tony Sparano as their interim head coach Tuesday, less than 24 hours after firing Dennis Allen.

09/30/2014   NFL: Penalty on Chiefs S for prayer wrong - 11:58 AM

Husain Abdullah should not have received a 15-yard unsportsmanlike penalty after dropping to his knees and bowing in prayer following a 39-yard interception return for a touchdown during the Kansas City Chiefs' 41-14 victory over the New England Patriots

09/30/2014   Michael Phelps arrested for DUI, speeding - 01:34 PM

Authorities say Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested on a DUI charge in Maryland.

09/30/2014   Piling up: Hawley among 3 losses for Falcons - 01:45 PM

The Atlanta Falcons have lost starting center Joe Hawley, starting right tackle Lamar Holmes and starting strong safety William Moore.

09/30/2014   Waiters: Me, Irving better than Wall, Beal - 01:44 PM

The Cleveland Cavaliers figure to have a target on their backs wherever they go this season, but there could be a little extra rivalry when they travel to the nation's capital.

09/30/2014   Harrison: Brady 'scared to death' in pocket - 01:18 PM

Former New England Patriots safety Rodney Harrison said Tuesday that it looked like quarterback Tom Brady is "scared to death" when he drops back in the pocket to pass.

09/30/2014   FCC drops blackout rule; NFL won't budge - 01:36 PM

The FCC votes to eliminate its sports blackout rules, but the NFL says it doesn't plan to change the way its broadcasts are handled.

09/30/2014   NC St. coach apologizes for FSU comments - 09:18 AM

NC State Wolfpack coach Dave Doeren apologized to Florida State Seminoles coach Jimbo Fisher on Tuesday after accusing the Seminoles of faking injuries in their win over the Wolfpack on Saturday.

09/30/2014   Sources: Yanks start work on Cashman deal - 01:03 PM

The New York Yankees have begun the process of constructing a new contract for longtime general manager Brian Cashman, sources close to the situation said.

09/30/2014   Lions TE injured while potty-training puppy - 01:36 PM

Joseph Fauria finally explained how he sprained his left ankle, and the story is almost too unbelievable to be true.

09/30/2014   The house where Rockne lived hits market - 11:45 AM

The house in South Bend, Indiana, where Knute Rockne lived at the time of this death goes on the market for $500,000

09/30/2014   Pacquiao says Mayweather 'should fear God' - 10:10 AM

A wellspring of outside-the-ring sparring between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao reached a crescendo Monday with Pacquiao citing Bible verse while saying he was unaffected by the pound-for-pound king's barbs.

09/30/2014   Michigan apologizes for how QB injury handled - 10:50 AM

The Michigan Wolverines football staff made mistakes due to a "serious lack of communication" while dealing with quarterback Shane Morris' head injury, athletic director Dave Brandon said.

09/29/2014   Westbrook agrees with 'best PG in NBA' label - 04:55 PM

Thunder coach Scott Brooks believes that Russell Westbrook is the "best point guard in basketball" -- and Westbrook couldn't argue with his coach's assessment Monday.


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