NFL: 49ers' Kendall Hunter tears ACL, out for season
Training camp is not even a week old and already the San Francisco 49ers' depth at running back is about to be tested.
The 49ers said Saturday that reliable backup Kendall Hunter tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during Friday's practice, ending his season before it began. Hunter started training camp where he has been most of the last three years: as the No. 2 running back behind Frank Gore.
NBA: LeBron chooses No. 23 with the Cavaliers
LeBron James will go back to wearing jersey No. 23 in his return to Cleveland.
James tweeted ''23 it is! It's only right I go back. 23(equals)6 We still family 6.'' The tweet included an Instagram post with photos of James holding his No. 23 Cavaliers jersey on draft night, him later in a new version of the Cavs' jersey and a one of him in his high school jersey.
Former WTAMU men's basketball coach Rick Cooper tabbed Wayland Baptist AD
Wayland Baptist University has named former Pioneer player and coach Rick Cooper as its new director of athletics.
Arkansas men's basketball season tickets on sale
Season tickets for the 2014-15 Arkansas men’s basketball campaign are now on sale, as head coach Mike Anderson’s fourth edition of the Razorbacks and their #Fastest40 style of play return six of their top seven scorers from last year’s club that won 22 games.
BIG 12: OSU's Yurcich pumped up for second season
With the 2014 season on the brink, Oklahoma State offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich is ready for his second year at the helm after coaching a powerful offensive squad a year ago.
MLB: Moss smashes grand slam, A's blast Astros 13-1
A warm day helped Brandon Moss reach another milestone and it helped Jeff Samardzija enjoy even more run support.
Moss hit a grand slam and the Oakland Athletics gave Samardzija more run support than he has had all season in a 13-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Thursday.
MLB: Ross records 11 strikeouts, Padres rout Cubs
Tyson Ross kept mowing down Chicago Cubs hitters, long enough for San Diego's suddenly potent offense to carry the Padres to victory for the second straight night.
Ross struck out a career-high 11, and the light-hitting Padres broke out for a season-best nine runs in the sixth inning in a 13-3 rout of the Cubs on Thursday night.
MLB: Aoki's 14th-inning single lifts Royals past Indians, 2-1
After four hours, 23 minutes and a dozen pitchers combining to throw 397 pitches, Nori Aoki gave the Kansas City Royals a win.
Aoki singled home Lorenzo Cain in the 14th inning to lift the Royals to a 2-1 victory over Cleveland after Indians starter Corey Kluber carried a perfect game into the seventh inning on Thursday night.
MLB: White Sox topple Twins, 5-2
An impressive start from Hector Noesi was just a couple of pitches away from being something really special.
Noesi allowed three hits over 7 2-3 innings, and Adam Eaton had three hits and two RBIs to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.
MLB: Chen helps Orioles blank Mariners, 4-0
Wie-Yen Chen threw one of his finest games in the major leagues, allowing just five hits over eight innings in Baltimore's 4-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night.
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