A month of upsets culminates with one more as Gators jump from No. 4 to No. 2 in BCS standings, passing Michigan, and will play Ohio State for national title.
UCLA knocked No. 2 USC out of the Bowl Championship Series title game with a stunning 13-9 victory over its crosstown rival Saturday. The Bruins did it with a vastly improved defense and a quarterback starting on three days' notice.
British corporations are voting with their feet when it comes to the nation's tax rate and overall tax enforcement policies, a private groups says. The Confederation of British Industry, Britian's largest independent employers' group, re
USC is No. 2 in the new Bowl Championship Series standings and, depending on your accent and your zip code, this is either good news or reason to blow up the system.
Daniel A. Moore, who painted “The Sack” and scores of other renditions of signal moments in Alabama football history, said he felt something similar last year, when his fax machine began to spit out a lawsuit from the university.
It was too unbelievable to be false, somehow not too good to be true. No. 15 Rutgers -- Rutgers! -- had defeated Louisville, the No. 3 team in the country, with an epic 81-yard drive capped by Ito's second-chance, 28-yard field goal with 13 secon
Buck O’Neil’s response to his lack of induction into The Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, on “Countdown with Keith Olbermann” left not only The Host, but many Americans, including
Arizona will soon bid farewell to one of its most beloved treasures, left-fielder (#20) Louis Gonzalez. Affectionately called Gonzo by hundreds of thousands Diamondback baseball fans, Louis will soon be calling a yet-to-be-determined site, home, for
The Diamondbacks told Luis Gonzalez at a breakfast meeting that he would not return in 2007. The D-Backs had a $10 million option on Gonzalez for the 2007 season, and it was widely understood they would not bring him back at that salary level.
Marco Andretti has become the youngest IndyCar Series winner of all time and the youngest winner of any major open wheel race, at 19 years, five months and 14 days.
Australians Geoff Ogilvy and Adam Scott admit they have to improve, both physically and mentally, if they ever want to beat Tiger Woods regularly. He's better than us.
A federal judge told two San Francisco Chronicle reporters they must comply with a subpoena and tell a grand jury who leaked them secret testimony of Barry Bonds and other elite athletes ensnared in the government's steroid probe.
An English fishing town has banned the sport of conger cuddling after an animal activist complained. Described as the most fun a person could have with a dead fish, involves one team trying to hit another with a conger eel tied to a rope.
Phoenix tied the series at 2-2 with Game 5 Thursday night in Dallas. 106-86
San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds hit his 715th career home run on Sunday, overtaking baseball legend Babe Ruth for second place on the all-time home-run list.
There was no reason to leap, no reason to look utterly stunned. Phil Mickelson simply smiled as he fished the ball out the cup, waved to the gallery and made his way to the scoring trailer with his three kids draped around his neck. There was n
Before the George Mason Patriots toppled defending champion North Carolina - before they turned " March Madness" to utter insanity by defeating the No. 1-ranked Connecticut Huskies to reach Saturday's Final Four - they were a team clo
Despite the losses, three more cities - Glendale, Goodyear and Casa Grande - are jockeying to build a spring training facility that could cost more than $70 million and result in annual operating losses of $1 million to $2 million. Leaders from those
[Cinderella has come to the ball.] George Mason's players stood on the press table, waving their jerseys to the crowd. Coach Jim Larranaga walked around with the nylon net around his neck. It won't be the same old schools from the same old co
In an era of methodical, scripted play from coaches and me-first basketball by No. 1 options and No. 1a egos, the Mike D'Antoni-coached and Steve Nash-run Phoenix Suns are a refreshing anomaly, harking to another time.
If you need any further proof parity resides in the NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament, consider this: Of the 10 winningest programs in college history, only 1 has reached the Sweet 16 this year, the lowest number in 24 years.
Stressing that he hoped to help the league avoid what was a fractious process of a finding a replacement for his immediate predecessor, NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue said he will end his 16-year tenure at the end of July.
The first week of March Madness (NCAA Div. I men's basketball playoffs) ends with Arizona eliminated, the four number one seeded teams surviving, and three Cinderella teams advancing to the Sweet 16!
As if the distractions of the March Madness tournament didn't bedevil bosses enough, advances in technology could reduce productivity to a crawl this year. There's CBS SportsLine.com's free webcast of 56 NCAA men's basketball games i
Team USA still has a chance to win the World Baseball Classic thanks to South Korea. Now, it's up to Roger Clemens and his teammates to take advantage of the opportunity. Chan Ho Park and four relievers combined to pitch a six-hitter, Jong Beom
The top seeds for the NCAA tournament went as predicted: Duke, Connecticut, Villanova and Memphis. As for the rest of the 65-team field, it was tougher to decipher a method to the madness.Entered By: Powell Gammill
The World Baseball Classic resumes today with 5 games, including the first game for the US team. The US takes on Mexico in Phoenix at 2 p.m. MST (Chase Field). Jake Peavy (San Diego Padres) will start on the mound for the Americans while Balti
Kirby Puckett died Monday, a day after the Hall of Fame outfielder had a stroke at his Arizona home. He was 45. Puckett died at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix. He had been in intensive care since having surgery at another hos
Mike Modano took no shots in the loss that bounced the US men's hockey team from the Olympics. He saved his best one for afterward. The 3-time Olympian was benched for most of the 3rd period in the Americans' 4-3 loss to Finland in the quart
The day before Michelle Kwan withdrew from the Turin Games and almost surely ended any hope of winning an Olympic gold medal, she was still fighting. "Michelle Kwan means more to the United States Olympic Committee than maybe any athlete that e