Steve Sarkisian fired by USC

Steve Sarkisian, USC Head Football Coach, has been fired according to ESPN.


California bans ‘Redskins’ for school sports

California will ban public schools from naming their sports teams "Redskins," a name seen as a slur against Native Americans.


Buckeyes still No. 1, but barely

Ohio State stays No. 1 in this week's Associated Press college football poll, but its lead continues to dwindle.


Utley to appeal two game suspension for illegal slide

Los Angeles Dodgers infielder Chase Utley has been suspended for two games for taking out New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada with an illegal slide in a playoff game on Saturday, though he will appeal the decision.


Haas grabs crucial point as U.S. wins Presidents Cup

Captain's pick Bill Haas claimed the crucial final point at the Presidents Cup on Sunday, as the United States beat the Internationals 15.5 to 14.5 to clinch the team golf event for the ninth time in 11 editions.


Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Oct. 12.


This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at some of this weekend's big sporting events.


This week’s best sports shots

Here's a look at some of the big moments and best plays this week.


NFL: Week 5 can’t miss games

Here's five games you'll want to watch in Week 5 of the NFL season.


Shaq releases children’s book, wants to be known as ‘Dr. of Fun’

NBA superstar Shaquille O’Neal visits the New York Public Library to discuss his first children’s book “Little Shaq.”


Blatter appeals FIFA suspension

Sepp Blatter has filed an official appeal against his suspension from soccer by FIFA's ethics committee.


Road teams still perfect in MLB postseason

The Kansas City Royals and Toronto Blue Jays finished with the American League's best records during the regular season, but they find themselves trailing in the division series after dropping their openers.


Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Friday, Oct. 9.


NFL: More in Europe, and maybe L.A. as well

You are going to see more NFL games played overseas.


Blatter, Platini suspended from soccer by FIFA’s ethics body

FIFA President Sepp Blatter and his possible successor, European soccer chief UEFA Michel Platini, have been provisionally suspended for 90 days, the ethics committee of football's global governing body said.


PREVIEW: 2015 Presidents Cup

The 2015 President's Cup kicks off in Incheon, South Korea today.


Cubs beat Pirates after another Arrieta pitching gem

The Chicago Cubs celebrated their first postseason win in 12 years when they beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 in the Major League Baseball playoffs on Wednesday.


Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Oct. 8.


Cleveland appeals ‘jock tax’ ruling to Supreme Court

The city of Cleveland says it is within its rights to tax visiting professional athletes based on the number of games they play a year because taxation is a matter of local jurisdiction.


FIFA’s Blatter calls Swiss investigation ‘outrageous’

The outgoing FIFA President said a criminal investigation against him was "not correct" and defended his decision not to step down sooner as head of the world soccer body.


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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 13


A look back on the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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There’s ‘wiggle room’ on rate hike timing


A top Federal Reserve official who has long wanted the U.S. central bank to wait until next year to raise rates signaled on Monday that he could be persuaded to support a rate hike this year, so long as the increases are gradual.

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Johnny Depp has no interest in an Oscar


The "Pirates of the Caribbean" star is hotly tipped to be a contender at the next Academy Awards after receiving critical acclaim for his role as notorious gangster James 'Whitey' Bulger in "Black Mass."

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Four ways to get a jump on tax season


Taxpayers face a cliffhanger again this year as Congress dithers about extending more than 50 expired tax breaks, including popular deductions for college tuition and fees, mortgage insurance and sales taxes.

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‘Game of Thrones’ star Natalie Dormer is used to being compared to a pig


There's an uncanny similarity between the actress and "The Muppets" star Kermit the Frog's new girlfriend Denise.