Don Mattingly introduced as Marlins manager (Yahoo Sports)

Don Mattingly has been introduced as the Miami Marlins manager, the team's seventh since June 2010. Miami ranked last at $64.9 million, and the Marlins plan only a small increase in 2016. Mattingly becomes owner Jeffrey Loria's first high-profile managerial hire since Ozzie Guillen four years ago.
Nov 2, 2015 |

Brees' 7 TDs help Saints top Giants, 52-49 on last-second FG (Yahoo Sports)

Drew Brees has heard his critics getting louder this season. Brees passed for career highs of 511 yards and an NFL record-tying seven touchdowns, and recently signed Kai Forbath kicked a 50-yard field goal as time ran out, giving the Saints a 52-49 victory in a game with a record 13 scoring passes. ''It's not like we came out today with the...
Nov 2, 2015 |

ACC suspends officials for 2 games after Miami-Duke ending (Yahoo Sports)

The Atlantic Coast Conference threw some penalty flags of its own Sunday, suspending the officiating crew that worked the Miami-Duke game for two league contests after finding they committed ''a series of errors'' that allowed the Hurricanes to score a wild last-play touchdown and pull out a win. The ACC said the crew committed four errors on that...
Nov 2, 2015 |

Dalton's late TD leads unbeaten Bengals over Steelers 16-10 (Yahoo Sports)

Down to a last chance, Andy Dalton showed why these Bengals are the best ever through seven games. Dalton passed for Cincinnati's only touchdown with 2:57 to go, and the Bengals picked off Ben Roethlisberger twice in the fourth quarter while rallying for a 16-10 victory over the Steelers on Sunday that gave them the best start in franchise...
Nov 2, 2015 |

Virginia Tech coach Beamer to retire after 2015 season (Yahoo Sports)

Frank Beamer has decided this will be his last season as Virginia Tech's coach, ending a 29-year run in Blacksburg, Virginia, that made Beamer Ball synonymous with winning. ''I have always said that I want what is best for Virginia Tech,'' Beamer said in a statement. The 69-year-old is the winningest active major college football coach with 277...
Nov 2, 2015 |

The Latest: Harvey, Volquez locked in duel in Game 5 (Yahoo Sports)

Matt Harvey finished off the top of the fourth with a shout and fist pump as he bounded off the mound after throwing a 98 mph fastball past Mike Moustakas for strike three. Harvey struck out the side to keep the Mets ahead 1-0. Endinson Volquez singled in the third but was erased on a double play.
Nov 2, 2015 |

Royals rally on Murphy's error, beat Mets, lead Series 3-1 (Yahoo Sports)

A charmed October for Eric Hosmer and the Kansas City Royals ended with one more comeback. Now, a win in November and they'll be World Series champions. Second baseman Daniel Murphy's error on Hosmer's grounder in the eighth inning keyed another rally by the tenacious Royals, and Kansas City startled the New York Mets 5-3 Saturday night to take...
Nov 1, 2015 |

Wild win: Miami uses 8 laterals in 30-27 win over Duke (Yahoo Sports)

The Miami players kept chucking the ball back and forth, trying to stay upright, to somehow keep the game going just long enough to make something magical happen. Call it a Miami miracle. Corn Elder took the Hurricanes' eighth lateral of a wild final kickoff return back for a touchdown to give Miami an unbelievable 30-27 victory over No. 22 Duke...
Nov 1, 2015 |

Royals' Volquez to start possible clincher after dad's death (Yahoo Sports)

Edinson Volquez will have his dad on his mind Sunday night when he tries to pitch the Kansas City Royals to their first World Series title in 30 years. Volquez's father, 63-year-old Daniel Volquez, died of heart failure hours before the right-hander started the opener Tuesday. Volquez said he got the news after Kansas City's 5-4, 14-inning win,...
Nov 1, 2015 |

The Latest: Royals cut deficit to 3-2; Conforto has 2 homers (Yahoo Sports)

Ben Zobrist opened the inning with his eighth double of the postseason, tying the record held by Albert Pujols and David Freese from 2011 with St. Louis. Cain followed with a single to center and Matz was pulled by manager Terry Collins.
Nov 1, 2015 |

Curry's big 3rd quarter leads Warriors past Pelicans 134-120 (Yahoo Sports)

Stephen Curry scored 53 points, taking over the game with a 28-point third quarter, and the unbeaten Golden State Warriors defeated the winless Pelicans 134-120 in New Orleans' home opener Saturday night. Curry outscored the Pelicans by two points in the third period, giving the reigning NBA MVP a career-high for scoring in a quarter. It gave the...
Nov 1, 2015 |

Volquez returns to Royals, expected to start Game 5 vs Mets (Yahoo Sports)

Edinson Volquez has rejoined the Kansas City Royals following his father's death. The right-hander remains scheduled to start Sunday night in Game 5 of the World Series against the New York Mets, pending a conversation with manager Ned Yost. Volquez, back from the Dominican Republic, wore a hooded sweat shirt in the Kansas City dugout during Game...
Nov 1, 2015 |

Buckeyes' Barrett suspended 1 game after OVI citation (Yahoo Sports)

Just when it seemed that Ohio State's quarterback situation was settled, J.T. Barrett has been suspended for the top-ranked Buckeyes' next game after being cited with a misdemeanor offense of operating a vehicle under the influence. Ohio State said in a statement Barrett was stopped at a Columbus police check point early Saturday morning. The...
Nov 1, 2015 |

Watson, No. 3 Clemson stay perfect in 56-41 win at NC State (Yahoo Sports)

Dabo Swinney isn't spending much time thinking of where third-ranked Clemson will be in this week's first College Football Playoff standings. No, the coach is pushing Deshaun Watson and that humming-along offense to focus on the first step to get there: winning the Atlantic Coast Conference division race. Watson accounted for six touchdowns and...
Nov 1, 2015 |

Ohio St QB Barrett suspended for 1 game after OVI citation (Yahoo Sports)

Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett has been suspended for one game after being cited with a misdemeanor offense of operating a vehicle under the influence. A statement from the school says Barrett was stopped at a Columbus police check point early Saturday morning. Barrett took over as the fulltime starter for the top-ranked Buckeyes last...
Oct 31, 2015 |

Syndergaard buzzes Escobar; Mets beat Royals 9-3 in Game 3 (Yahoo Sports)

Two balls launched into the seats, one fired over the first hitter's head and just like that, David Wright and the New York Mets are right back in a World Series that has suddenly turned testy. Wright homered and drove in four runs, Curtis Granderson also connected and rookie Noah Syndergaard set a nasty tone at the start of a 9-3 victory against...
Oct 31, 2015 |

The Latest: Mets lead 5-3 in 6th inning of WS (Yahoo Sports)

Mets starter Noah Syndergaard works out of a bases-loaded jam with two outs in the sixth inning to keep New York ahead 5-3. Syndergaard struck out Lorenzo Cain and Eric Hosmer to start the inning, but Mike Moustakas singled and Salvador Perez and Alex Gordon walked.
Oct 31, 2015 |

Police report: ex-Bear Ratliff made threats at team facility (Yahoo Sports)

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- - Former Chicago Bears defensive lineman Jeremiah Ratliff threatened team staff and said he ''felt like killing everybody in the building'' the day before he was cut, according to a suburban Chicago police report released Friday. Ratliff also said, '''I am the devil'' and he wished staff members' children would die, the...
Oct 31, 2015 |

Westbrook scores 48, Thunder down Magic 139-136 in 2 OT (Yahoo Sports)

Russell Westbrook banked in a 3-pointer from just inside midcourt at the end of regulation on his way to 48 points, Kevin Durant scored 43, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied to beat the Orlando Magic 139-136 in double overtime on Friday night. Westbrook also added 11 rebounds and eight assists. Durant finished with 12 rebounds.
Oct 31, 2015 |

Hezbollah buries militant Qantar, says Israel will be held accountable

Lebanon's Hezbollah group said on Monday that Israel would be held accountable for killing prominent militant Samir Qantar in an air strike in Syria, and accorded him an elaborate funeral of... Read More

Russia says black box from warplane downed by Turkey unreadable

Investigators in Moscow said on Monday they were unable to retrieve information from the damaged black box of a Russian warplane shot down by Turkey last month, data the Kremlin hoped would support... Read More

Exclusive: U.S. glossed over Oman's human rights record during Iran talks

By Jason Szep, Matt Spetalnick and Yara Bayoumy WASHINGTON/MUSCAT (Reuters) - As the United States negotiated this year’s nuclear pact with Iran, the State Department quietly agreed to spare the... Read More