• Warriors kick off NBA season with cheesy rite of passage By USA Today   -   Oct 17, 2018

    WARRIORS KICK OFF NBA SEASON WITH CHEESY RITE OF PASSAGE

    Steph Curry and Golden State finally got the jewelry that symbolizes their championship, but ceremony comes too late to resonate.

  • By USA Today   -   Oct 17, 2018

    TORRENCE RACES TO 4TH STRAIGHT WIN TO OPEN NHRA PLAYOFFS

    Steve Torrence raced to his fourth straight Top Fuel victory to open the NHRA playoffs in the Carolina Nationals. Torrence beat defending...

    Running, Playoffs
  • Deep in heart of Texas is heart of Formula 1 in US By USA Today   -   Oct 17, 2018

    DEEP IN HEART OF TEXAS IS HEART OF FORMULA 1 IN US

    At 7 years old, Austin and the Circuit of the America beat as the heart of Formula One in the US

  • Wickenheiser, Pegula reflect NHL's trend toward diversity By USA Today   -   Oct 17, 2018

    WICKENHEISER, PEGULA REFLECT NHL'S TREND TOWARD DIVERSITY

    The NHL is finally shrugging off its reputation as being a 'men-only' club with the Maple Leafs hiring Hayley Wickenheiser, and Kim...

  • Fleury ties for 10th on NHL wins list, Vegas tops Sabres 4-1 By USA Today   -   Oct 17, 2018

    FLEURY TIES FOR 10TH ON NHL WINS LIST, VEGAS TOPS SABRES 4-1

    Marc-Andre Fleury made 26 saves in his 407th career win to tie Glenn Hall for 10th place on the NHL list, and the Vegas Golden Knights...

  • Curry, Durant lead Warriors past Thunder in festive opener By USA Today   -   Oct 17, 2018

    CURRY, DURANT LEAD WARRIORS PAST THUNDER IN FESTIVE OPENER

    Stephen Curry had 32 points, nine assists and eight rebounds, Kevin Durant added 27 points, eight rebounds and six assists, and the...

  • Open letter to Ralph Wilson, late owner of the Buffalo Bills: 'Sorry, I was wrong' By USA Today   -   Oct 17, 2018

    OPEN LETTER TO RALPH WILSON, LATE OWNER OF THE BUFFALO BILLS: 'SORRY, I WAS WRONG'

    One of the great weaknesses of sportswriters is many of us don't know much about money and yet we're not shy about telling people who've...

  • How fortune left by late Bills owner Ralph Wilson is benefiting Detroit and Buffalo By USA Today   -   Oct 17, 2018

    HOW FORTUNE LEFT BY LATE BILLS OWNER RALPH WILSON IS BENEFITING DETROIT AND BUFFALO

    The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation was formed in 2015 with about $1.2 billion and a mandate to give it away over 20 years.

  • Sargent scores, US gives up late goal in 1-1 tie with Peru By USA Today   -   Oct 17, 2018

    SARGENT SCORES, US GIVES UP LATE GOAL IN 1-1 TIE WITH PERU

    Josh Sargent scored early in the second half and three more Americans made their debuts under interim coach Dave Sarachan before a...

  • McDavid has 4 points, Nurse scores in OT as Oilers top Jets By USA Today   -   Oct 17, 2018

    MCDAVID HAS 4 POINTS, NURSE SCORES IN OT AS OILERS TOP JETS

    Connor McDavid had four points and Darnell Nurse scored his first goal of the season 1:25 into overtime as the Edmonton Oilers overcame...

  • Warriors show off first-ever reversible rings By USA Today   -   Oct 17, 2018

    WARRIORS SHOW OFF FIRST-EVER REVERSIBLE RINGS

  • Jaylen Brown stares down Joel Embiid after big bucket By USA Today   -   Oct 17, 2018

    JAYLEN BROWN STARES DOWN JOEL EMBIID AFTER BIG BUCKET

  • By USA Today   -   Oct 17, 2018

    BEST PHOTOS FROM OPENING WEEK OF THE 2018-19 NBA SEASON

    The NBA is back and so are the amazing photos. Take a look at all the best shots from opening week of the 2018-19 season.

  • Johnson scores 3 goals, Lightning beat Hurricanes 4-2 By USA Today   -   Oct 17, 2018

    JOHNSON SCORES 3 GOALS, LIGHTNING BEAT HURRICANES 4-2

    Tyler Johnson had three goals, Yanni Gourde scored on a power play to put Tampa Bay ahead in the third period and the Lightning beat...

  • By USA Today   -   Oct 17, 2018

    USC'S GUSTIN HAS SURGERY, SHOULD BE READY FOR NFL WORKOUTS

    Southern California outside linebacker Porter Gustin underwent surgery to repair a broken ankle Tuesday. Gustin is looking at a four-month...

  • Celtics beat 76ers 105-87 as Hayward, Irving make returns By USA Today   -   Oct 17, 2018

    CELTICS BEAT 76ERS 105-87 AS HAYWARD, IRVING MAKE RETURNS

    Jayson Tatum had 23 points, Boston Celtics outlast the Philadelphia 76ers 105-87

  • By USA Today   -   Oct 17, 2018

    GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS DON REVERSIBLE NBA TITLE RINGS

    Get an inside look at the Golden State Warriors' 2017-18 championship rings, which include a reversible centerpiece, diamonds, sapphires...

  • They're back! Gordon Hayward, Kyrie Irving finally share court for star-studded Celtics By USA Today   -   Oct 17, 2018

    THEY'RE BACK! GORDON HAYWARD, KYRIE IRVING FINALLY SHARE COURT FOR STAR-STUDDED CELTICS

    Gordon Hayward, who broke his ankle in the season opener last year, and Kyrie Irving, who had knee surgery in March, share emotional...

  • Shattenkirk lifts Rangers to 3-2 win over Avalanche in SO By USA Today   -   Oct 17, 2018

    SHATTENKIRK LIFTS RANGERS TO 3-2 WIN OVER AVALANCHE IN SO

    Kevin Shattenkirk scored the deciding goal in a shootout to lift the New York Rangers to a 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche

  • Weal's shootout goal lifts Flyers past Panthers 6-5 By USA Today   -   Oct 17, 2018

    WEAL'S SHOOTOUT GOAL LIFTS FLYERS PAST PANTHERS 6-5

    Jordan Weal scored in the shootout to lift the Philadelphia Flyers over the Florida Panthers 6-5