Nebraska fires athletic director after 5 years
Nebraska has fired athletic director Shawn Eichorst, abruptly ending a five-year tenure and citing a failure to improve "on-field performance" by the Cornhuskers.
NBA refs can rule reckless closeouts as flagrants or techs
NBA referees will be able to call flagrant or technical fouls on defenders who dangerously close on jump shooters without allowing them space to land this season.
NHL taps new market, plays 1st preseason game in China
In Shanghai, the Los Angeles Kings beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 in first NHL preseason game played in China.
Shaq to back Democrat after GOP Christie endorsement in '13
New Jersey native and former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal is backing Democrat Phil Murphy in this year's contest to succeed Republican Gov. Chris Christie.
Alan Anderson working out, hoping for 1 more NBA call
NBA veteran Alan Anderson is working out in Las Vegas and hoping for one more call, preferably from his hometown Minnesota Timberwolves.